Experience South Africa's history and heritage. Travel across the country and follow in the footsteps of iconic political figures and freedom fighters. Visit the heritage sites, homes and places of incarceration wherein the moments that changed a nation's destiny occurred, all the while witnessing the exquisite beauty and multicultural hotspot that is South Africa.
If there are dreams about a beautiful South Africa, there are also roads that lead to their goal. Two of these roads could be named Goodness and Forgiveness.Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (18 July 1918 – 5 December 2013), was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician and philanthropist who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He was South Africa's first black chief executive, and the first elected in a fully representative democratic election.
Beginning in Johannesburg, visit the old ANC headquarters and the deeply respected Apartheid Museum, Constitution Hill, Soweto Township, made famous for the 1976 Soweto Uprising as well as Madiba's home.
Travel to Durban and Pietermaritzburg to explore heritage sites dedicated to the iconic freedom fighters of South Africa: Chief Albert Luthuli, John Dube and Mahatma Gandhi. In Howick, visit the Nelson Mandela Capture Site, as well as the breathtaking Howick Falls, and enjoy a drive up the Sani Pass to stand atop the Roof of Africa.
Travel through the rolling valleys of the Eastern Cape to King Williamstown for a stop off at the Steve Biko Memorial and the Garden of Remembrance, then to Port Elizabeth and experience the charm and history of the Nelson Mandela Bay.
Fly across the country to the Mother City, Cape Town, where you will thrill to the wonder of one of the worlds most sought after travel destinations. At the famous Clocktower on the Waterfront you can take the ferry to Robben Island for a tour of the infamous prison that cruelly held Nelson Mandela and other fierce political activists during the anti-apartheid struggle.
Delve deeper into the past and experience the scope of the apartheid regime through tours of the Bo Kaap, District Six regions and other areas of the Cape Flats.
Balance is important and so we suggest you delight in the beauty of Cape Town through wine tastings and cellar tours at popular wine estates alone the greater Stellenbosch and Franschoek wine routes, as well as through traveling along Cape Town's majestic Atlantic Coastal Route to Cape Point and Simonstown.
If you have time, we add on more history and take in the Wild coast to the birthplace of this giant man and learn more about the Xhosa and Mandela's royal lineage.
Blending education with adventure, the South Africa Tour of Struggle, Hope and Reconciliation promises an enlightening journey through a country where wilderness meets wonder.
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