18. Top 10 Things To Do In Durban
Pietermaritzburg – Mandela Capture Site- Howick Falls – Valley of a Thousand Hills- Phezulu Cultural Village & Reptile Park
DURATION: (+- 8 HOURS)
PRICE: R2900 per person
We start off the tour at Pietermaritzburg which is the capital of KwaZulu-Natal. The name comes from Piet Mauritus Retief. This city has the most historical buildings of the British architecture. We then proceed to the Mandela Capture Site which is where Nelson Mandela was captured and sent into his incarceration, nearby is a museum where his whole life is laid out. The tour then proceeds to Howick Falls otherwise known as “the place of the tall one”. The waterfall is a 95m cascade into a broiling restless pool that the locals believe to be the place of the spirits of ancestor. To end the tour we take you to Valley of a Thousand Hills where you will experience and be mesmerized by the Zulu Culture and Zulu dancing at Phezulu Cultural Village and Reptile Park. You can venture into traditional Zulu beehive shaped thatched huts where various artefacts, beliefs and rituals are explained. We conclude the tour with a visit to the Reptile Park where a qualified park guide will intrigue you with interesting facts about the resident crocodiles and snakes.