From the anti-apartheid memorials of Soweto to meteorite strikes, hot mineral springs, the best Game Reserve in the World – Kruger, and onto the battle-sites, museums and beaches of Natal, the tourist will experience South Africa at its best on this 19 day Heritage Safari. You will be taken “off the beaten tracks” to memorials that hold stories of yesteryear and the forging of South Africa, ranked Number 1 in test cricket as at July 2015 and having won the Webb-Ellis World Cup for rugby twice.
Day 1 – Meet and greet at O.R. Tambo airport – Johannesburg. Transfer to Soweto – Hector Pieterson Memorial, Regina Mundi Church, Nelson Mandela & Bishop Desmond old houses’. Lunch at Wandis. Continue to De Wildt Bush camp for 4 nights.
Day 2 – Cradle of Humankind and Sterkfontein Caves lunching at Lion and Rhino Park.
Day 3 – Voortrekker Monument and Melrose House.
Day 4 – Tswaing Meteorite Crater and Hot Springs Resort at Belabela.
Day 5 – Transfer to Pilgrims Rest, God’s Window and Blyde River Canyon for 1 night in B&B.
Day 6 – Transfer into Kruger National Park to Skukuza Camp for 3 nights.
Day 7 – Game viewing, bird identification, Star gazing and Game Count.
Day 8 – Game viewing, bird identification, Star gazing and Game Count.
Day 9 – Transfer to Dundee – home for 4 nights at B&B with a stop at Majuba.
Day 10 – Talana Museum, Battle of Talana and Battlefields tour of Blood River, Isandlwana and Rorke’s Drift.
Day 11 – Elandslaagte, Ladysmith Siege Museum, Spioenkop.
Day 12 – Battle of Colenso, Tugela Heights Battlefields tour viz. Battles at Railway, Hart’s and Pieter’s Hills.
Day 13 – Transfer via Mgungundlovu, Piet Retiefs’ Memorial, Media Centre, Dingaans’ Spring, Mtonjaneni Historical Museum, Shakaland, Fort Pearson and Ultimatum Tree to B+B Durban area – Home for 5 nights.
Day 14 – Durban beachfront and visit to Old Fort.
Day 15 – Ushaka Marine World, Moses Madiba Stadium.
Day 16 – PheZulu Zulu Village, Weeping Tree of Delville Wood and Nelson Mandela Memorial.
Day 17 – Tour of Durban – Museums, Umgeni River Bird Park and lunch at harbour.
Day 18 – Departure Durban and transfer to Johannesburg for evening flight home.
Day 19 – Arrive Heathhrow Airport.