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    Nelson Mandela Capture Site and KwaZulu-Natal Guided Day Trip from Durban

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    Explore, indulge and dream among the gentle hills and friendly people who call the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands their home. The Midlands Meander Road is located between the east of the city of Pietermaritzburg and the western part of the majestic uKhahlamba Drakensberg mountain range (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), in the district of uMgungundlovu, l one of the eight regions of the “Zulu kingdom”. Walk in the footsteps of Nelson Mandela on your journey to the rustic spot where he was captured over 50 years ago. Nelson Mandela's capture site now stands as a powerful and poignant commemoration at a critical moment in South Africa's history – and the start of Mandela's 27-year captivity. You will be mesmerized by the beauty of the waterfalls of Howick, stroll along a path and spend time in some of the interesting shops that can be found in Howick.



    Depart Durban City or Umhlanga around 6am, and embark on a journey through the Midlands and the site of Nelson Mandela's capture. Walk in the footsteps of Nelson Mandela on your journey to the rustic spot where he was captured over 00 years ago. Nelson Mandela's capture site stands today as a powerful and poignant commemoration at a critical moment in South Africa's history – and the start of Mandela's 50-year captivity. Marco Cianfanelli's commemorative artwork in honor of Mandela is a marvel to admire!

    Explore the city of Pietermaritzburg which is the capital of KwaZulu-Natal, also known as the Zulu Kingdom. Spend some time in some of the captivating craft shops you may come across along the route to the Midlands. Be captivated by the Howick Waterfalls and spectacular views of the Drakensburg Mountains, and enjoy lunch in a great atmosphere created by the locals.


    The guide will enchant you with fascinating South African stories along the way. An experience not to be missed!



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