The Roots of Struggle / Understanding the Past

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The Roots of Struggle / Understanding the Past

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Length of trip:

3 days

Approximate price of this trip per person:

from $ 500 to $ 1000

Best travel dates to go:

Any time.


Detailed Description of this trip:

This trip will not only give you an insight into the history of apartheid and the birth of our new democracy but it will also take you through some lovely scenery. The following attractions will be visited: • The Steve Biko Bridge traversing the Buffalo River • The Steve Biko Statue at the City Hall in Oxford Street (East London city center) • The former Office of Steve Biko in Leopold Street • The Steve Biko Foundation in King William’s Town • The SteveBiko Monument in Ginsberg Township (audio-visual presentation) • The Steve Biko Garden of Remembrance


Trip Properties:


Trip Itinerary:

  • Day 1 - East London

    Private Car Service

    Arrive at East London Airport – tour guide meets you.

    Sightseeing

    En-route to the Ubukhosi Village you will be expertly guided through the Rharhabe Kingdom and the Steve Biko Trail.

    Sightseeing

    The following attractions will be visited: The Steve Biko Bridge traversing the Buffalo River. The Steve Biko Statue at the City Hall in Oxford Street (East London city centre). The former Office of Steve Biko in Leopold Street. The Steve Biko Foundation in King William’s Town. The SteveBiko Monument in Ginsberg Township (audio-visual presentation). The Steve Biko Garden of Remembrance.

    Hotel

    Arrive at Ubukhosi Village at Mngqesha Great Place. Introduction to the Rharhabe Kingdom. Traditional evening at the Boma (weather permitting).

  • Day 2 - South Africa

    Food and Dining

    Breakfast at Ubukhosi Village Restaurant. Briefing about program for the day ahead.

    Sightseeing

    Leave Mngqesha for tour of the following attractions: Sandile Royal Monument. Zanempilo Clinic community health centre. Sandile Caves/ Maiden Dam.

    Food and Dining

    Lunch: Grave of Sandile. Return to Ubukhosi Village.

    Food and Dining

    Dinner and cultural performance.

  • Day 3 - South Africa

    Museums

    Visit Imbali museum.

    Private Car Service

    Traditional farewell.

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