The trip will include a visit to the following historical sites:

Isandlwana battlefields

The battle was a victory for the Zulus and caused the defeat of the first British invasion of Zululand. The British Army had suffered its worst defeat against a technologically inferior indigenous force. Isandlwana resulted in the British taking a much more aggressive approach in the Anglo–Zulu War, leading to a heavily reinforced second invasion and the destruction of King Cetshwayo's hopes of a negotiated peace.

Isandlwana is the arguably the most evocative battle site in South Africa. Hundreds of whitewashed stone cairns marks the last resting place of the troops killed there, with the brooding bulk of the distinctively sphix-shaped mountain of Isandlwana providing a dramatic back drop.


ISANDLWANA ANNIVERSARY 25 JANUARY:  ISANDLWANA - ROCK’S DRIFT - BLOOD RIVER BATTLEFIELDS 2 nights 3days/ 1 night 2days/ day trips

Day 2: Hluhluwe Imfolozi Game Reserve


Next morning we will travel to Hluhluwe Imfolozi Game Reserve where Africa’s BIG FIVE (Lion, Elephant, Leopard, Buffalo and Rhinoceros) roam the flourishing savannah. Established in 1895, this is the oldest game park in South Africa. You will enjoy unlimited game drives with our vehicle and an evening open safari game drive with the authorities.

Rock’s drift battlefields

The Battle of Rorke's Driftwas a battle in the Anglo-Zulu War. The defence of the mission station of Rorke's Drift, under the command of Lieutenant John Chard of the Royal Engineers, immediately followed the British Army's defeat at the Battle of Isandlwana on 22 January 1879, and continued into the following day, 23 January. Just over 150 British and colonial troops successfully defended the garrison against an intense assault by 3,000 to 4,000 Zulu warriors

Price on request including:

• Accommodation: dinner bed and breakfast

• Entrance fees.

• Transportation in a fully air-conditioned Land Rover/Toyota.

3 Days, 2 Night Price: R8400.00 per person

2 Days, 1 Night Price: R5900.00 per person

1 Days price : available on request

Minimum 2 people

Blood River Battlefields

The Battle of Blood River is the name given for the battle fought between 470 Voortrekkers led by Andries Pretorius, and an estimated 10,000–15,000 Zulu attacker on the bank of the Ncome River on 16 December 1838.

A replica laager (circle of wagons) of 64 wagons has been erected on the site of the battle. A commemorative wagon erected at the time of the century, in 1938 stands at the entrance. Interpretation centre, coffee shop and curio shop on site.  

Talana museum

A living museum and cultural centre set in a 20 acre heritage park on the slopes of the Talana hill the scene of the first battle of the Anglo Boer War. The museum comprises 16 buildings and each one has a different theme with exhibits on glass, coal mining, military history, clothing and beads. Founders, settlers and military graves lie side by side in the cemetery and the Wall of Peace and Reconciliation honours all the people of our region who were involved in the Anglo Boer War.

  

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