KwaZulu Natal Battlefields

2017
Tour No : 
16
Start Date : 
Friday, October 20, 2017
End Date: 
Friday, October 27, 2017
Duration: 
8 Days
Per Person Sharing: 
R21300
Single Supplement : 
R3000
Booking: 

It is to visit some of the famous British Battlefields in Natal. See the re enactment of the Battle of Talana in Dundee and whilst we are there, we also visit the lovely Nambiti Private Game Reserve to view the big 5. The trip is done in early summer

 

Day 1: 07h00 :  Distance for the  day: 380Km

We travel along the N3 via the Van Reenen’s pass with a stop in Harrismith at the famous Wimpy. After the stop we travel via Harrismith towards Dundee and stop at the Talana museum for a short visit. This museum exhibits the battle of Talana and also a display of the coal & glass of the region.

After Talana, we make our way to the Tranquil Guesthouse in Dundee where we will relax until dinner time.

Day 2: Distance for the day: 20 Km

Join the Talana Museum for the re-enactment of the Battle of Talana, visit the craft & plant market, go for a ride on a steam train. Lunch in town. Dinner in town tonight.

Day 3: Distrance for the day: 100km

After breakfast we depart for the heart of the battlefields to the Isandlwana open museum with an experienced battlefield Guide for a tour. Also visit the Rorkes Drift Battlefield/Museum.

We return to the Tranquil Guesthouse for our third night in this beautiful area. Dinner at the Guesthouse.

Day 4: Distance for the day: 86km

Today after breakfast at the guesthouse we depart for some Boer & Zulu history and visit the famous battleground of Blood River.

After the tour we have lunch in the town of Vryheid and have the afternoon at leisure. Dinner at the guesthouse.

Day 5: Distance for the day: 120 Km

After breakfast, we return to Ladysmith. Visit Spioenkop battlefield before we arrive at the well known Nambiti Private Game Reserve. We arrive at the reserve around 13h00, and check into the Lions Valley Lodge for the last 3 nights of the trip. Lunch will be served on arrival. After lunch, it is time to rest in the comfortable, air-conditioned chalets.  Around 15h30 it is time for the first game drive on an open vehicle. Nambiti is a big 5 reserve. After sundown drinks in the bush, we return to the lodge for a relaxing dinner at the lodge.   

Day 6 & 7: 09h30 Distance for day: 50 km

These two days will be a typical days on a private reserve, which include morning game drives, followed by breakfast, relaxation time, lunch and sunset game drives.

Day 8: 10h00: Distance for day: 400 km

After a last morning’s game drive and breakfast it is time to leave this beautiful region. We drive through more scenic areas and towns, over the van Reenen’s pass towards Gauteng. Enjoy lunch on route home, and arrive home in the mid to late afternoon.

Included:

Accommodation

2 meals per day in Dundee

**All meals at the Game Lodge

Tourist guide fee

Entrance fees

Vehicle

Two open vehicle game drives at Lodge per day

Battlefield specialist guide

 

Excluded:

Drinks                          Lunch                           Gratuities                                Laundry

Telephone calls           Curios                          Personal items

Any extra activities that is not on this Itinerary