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Join Drive Out and Bhe­jane 4x4 Ad­ven­tures on an ex­cit­ing ad­ven­ture.

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HERE’S WHAT TO EX­PECT: DAY 1:

We meet at the Mvoti Ul­tra City about 70 km north of Dur­ban. From here it’s a short drive to where the An­glo-Zulu War started. We fol­low the progress of the war on our route to­wards the town of Eshowe, where we spend our first night.

DAY 2:

Af­ter break­fast we visit the site of the birth of the Zulu na­tion and hear of its dy­nas­ties from around 1560 to to­day. Then we go to the uM­gun­gundlovu Cul­tural Mu­seum and visit Din­gaan’s home­stead (and the site of Piet Retief and his party’s demise). At the end of the day we will visit the site where the fi­nal bat­tle of the war took place. We overnight in Ulundi with a camp­fire braai for din­ner.

DAY 3:

We visit the On­dini Cul­tural Mu­seum and walk around Cetshwayo’s home­stead. Here we see the three-han­dled mug pre­sented to him by Queen Vic­to­ria. Then we take a break from the bat­tles of Zu­l­u­land and visit the iM­folozi Game Re­serve, where we will en­joy a pic­nic lunch. The af­ter­noon is leisure-time.

DAY 4:

To­day we leave for Vry­heid, vis­it­ing the rest­ing place of King Sen­zan­gakhona KaJama, fa­ther of kings Shaka, Din­gaan and Mpande, and the most hal­lowed ground of the Zulu na­tion. Then we make our way to the me­mo­rial of Prince Im­pe­rial, son of Napoleon Bon­a­parte III, stop­ping at the site of the Bat­tle of Blood River for lunch.

DAY 5:

To­day we stop at Colonel Wood’s re­doubt, the scene of the bat­tle of Kham­bula, which is con­sid­ered the turn­ing point of the war. Then we make our way to­wards Dundee in prepa­ra­tion for the next day’s visit to the most iconic bat­tles of the An­glo-Zulu War.

DAY 6:

We fol­low in the foot­steps of the Zulu war­riors to Isan­dl­wana and view the bat­tle­field from the same van­tage point shared by the iz­inDuna (rep­re­sen­ta­tives of the Zulu King). We see the site where Lord Chelms­ford camped while the bat­tle of Isan­dl­wana was in progress and go to the Isan­dl­wana bat­tle­field it­self. Then we fol­low the sur­vivors to Fugi­tives Drift and see Rorke’s Drift, the site of an amaz­ing de­fence by 110 soldiers over a pe­riod of 12 hours.

DAY 7:

Af­ter a hearty break­fast, it’s time to say good­bye.

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