Durban to Nelson Mandela Capture Site, KwaZulu-Natal Day Trip

Day Trips & Excursions in Pietermaritzburg

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Explore, indulge and dream amongst the gentle hills and warm-hearted people who call the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands home. The Midlands Meander route is situated between the city of Pietermaritzburg in the East and the majestic uKhahlamba Drakensberg mountain range (a World Heritage Site) in the West, in the uMgungundlovu district, one of eight regions of the ‘Zulu Kingdom’. Walk in the footsteps of Nelson Mandela  as you journey to the rustic place where he was captured more than 50 years ago. The Nelson Mandela capture site is now a powerful and poignant memorial to a critical moment in South African history – and the start of Mandela’s 27 years in captivity. Be mesmerized by the beauty of Howick Falls, take a walk along a trail and spend time at some of the intriguing shops to be found in Howick.
Depart the City of Durban or Umhlanga around 6am, and embark on a journey of the Midlands and Nelson Mandela capture site. Walk in the footsteps of Nelson Mandela as you journey to the rustic place where he was captured more than 50 years ago. The Nelson Mandela capture site is now a powerful and poignant memorial to a critical moment in South African history – and the start of Mandela’s 27 years in captivity. Marco Cianfanelli's Mandela memorial art is marvel to watch!Explore the City of Pietermaritzburg which is a capital city of Kwa-Zulu Natal, also known as the Zulu Kingdom. Spend time at some of the intriguing craft shops to be found along the route Midlands route. Be captivated by the Howick Falls and spectacular views of the Drakensburg Mountains and enjoy lunch in a great atmosphere created by locals.The guide will keep you captivated with the fascinating South African stories throughout the journey. This an experience not to be missed!

What’s included

  • Lunch
  • Bottled water in the vehicle
  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Nelson Mandela Capture Site

What’s not included

  • Drinks
  • Food and drinks, unless specified

Highlights

  • All entrance fees included
  • Led by a local guide
  • Lunch included
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