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4 nights Zulu culture Battlefields and Wildlife tour

4 nights Zulu culture Battlefields and Wildlife tour
4 nights Zulu culture Battlefields and Wildlife tour

This is an comprehensive and detailed tour of Kwa Zulu Natal offering both culture, Isandlwana & Rorkes' drift battlefields where Zulus and British fought on 22 January 1879, and close encounter with wildlife such as the BIG 5. We have brilliant tour guides who are knowledgeable in both culture, history and South African wildlife. Lunch, dinner and breakfast included in the package.

Itinerary

Day 1: Durban Hotel pick up at 07h00

Stop At: Isandlwana Battlefield, Isandlwana South Africa
After pick up from your hotel we embark on 3,5 hour journey to Isandlwana where the Zulu regiments fought against the British army on 22 January 1879. This was the first major encounter in the between the British Empire and the Zulu Kingdom - a decisive victory for the Zulus.

After the tour of Isandlwana lunch will be served, thereafter a short tour of Rorke's drift will take place, a battle which followed Isandlwana on the same day - a decisive victory for the British

After both tours have been conducted we will check in at a 4 star hotel for the evening where dinner will also be served
Duration: 20 hours

Stop At: Valley of the Zulu Kings, South Africa
The Spirit of the Emakhosini is a monument to the Zulu people. It comprises, on a grand scale, a bronze Zulu beer- pot, surrounded by the horns/tusks of seven animals associated with the Zulu. The pot stands on a beaded plinth accompanied by bronze reliefs of scenes of traditional Zulu life. The beer-pot is an item found in every household and is symbolic both as a receptacle of the heritage of the valley, and of spirit of togetherness. The horns symbolize the seven Zulu kings who are buried in the valley.

This cradle of the Zulu nation holds the graves of the Kings Zulu, Phunga, Mageba, Ndaba, Jama, Senzangakhona and DinuZulu.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: KwaZulu Cultural Museum, Ulundi, South Africa
The KwaZulu Cultural Museum at Ondini, near Ulundi, was opened in 1984 and houses one of the most representative collections of the rich cultural heritage of KwaZulu Natal. It focuses on the Nguni speaking peoples of South-Eastern Africa, from the earliest inhabitants to the great Zulu Nation. Of note is its famous collection of beadwork.

The items featured on the site is a selection of some of the beautiful items which can be viewed at the museum. The items are divided into categories by the use for which they were intended. There are also a number of items which belonged to King Cetshwayo who ruled the Zulu nation during the Anglo-Zulu war of 1879.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Hluhluwe - iMfolozi Park Wilderness Area, Hluhluwe Game Reserve South Africa
Spend 2 nights at Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park, formerly known as the Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve. The park is the oldest proclaimed reserve in Africa. 96000 hectares in size (960 square kilometers) that's the same size as Netherlands Antilles while Hong Kong is 1104 square kilometers. Officially opened in 1895 as a Park. It is home to Africa's Big Five and also other game including the elusive Cheetah, Wild Dog and Nyala. Prime game viewing takes place at hides overlooking pans and waterholes which enable visitors to see animals at close range.
Duration: 2 days

Stop At: Shakaland, South Africa
Shakaland Hotel & Zulu Cultural Village, situated just 160km north of the city of Durban, is a living monument to traditional Zulu culture. Here, people from across the world and different walks of life come to experience the vibrant Zulu culture. The Hotel offers traditional accommodation in KwaZulu Natal, featuring authentic African decor, complete with wooden interiors, thatched roofs and an earthy, warm ambience. Your 1 night stay here includes dinner, bed, breakfast, cultural experience (tour of the Zulu village including stick fighting, beading, pottery, spear making throwing, courtship demonstration) and spectacular traditional Zulu dancing. You will depart back to Durban after breakfast and morning programme
Duration: 20 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Spend 1 night at Rorke’s Drift Hotel - 4 star


Day 2: Spend a night at a lodge in Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Park - 3 star

Stop At: Hluhluwe - iMfolozi Park Wilderness Area, Hluhluwe Game Reserve South Africa
Spend 2 nights a lodge in Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park - 3 star
Duration: 2 days

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Spend 2 nights at Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Park - 3 star

Day 3: Second night at Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Park

Stop At: Hluhluwe - iMfolozi Park Wilderness Area, Hluhluwe Game Reserve South Africa
More Game viewing
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: 2nd night at Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Park - 3 star

Day 4: Shakaland

Stop At: Shakaland, South Africa
Spend the night in the Zulu village coupled a lodge offering dinner, bed, breakfast, cultural experience and spectacular tribal dancing
Duration: 20 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Shakaland for 1 and final night - 3 star



Duration:4 days
Commences in:Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
Country:South Africa
City:Umhlanga Rocks

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