Today you’ll be transferred to the motorhome depot where you will collect your motorhome and can start your overland journey as you head southeast to the province of KwaZulu Natal.
KwaZulu-Natal boasts the largest concentration of battlefields in South Africa, with Rorke's Drift Battlefield being the most famous. At the Isandlwana Battlefield site white cairns marking the positions of buried British soldiers are scattered across the battlefield, giving a scale to the events that took place here. Nearby is the Cenotaph memorial was built in memory to the many men who died in the First and Second World Wars. The campsite is centrally located, providing an excellent base from which to visit these famous historical monuments.
On day 5 a specialised guide will accompany you on a tour of the battlefields sharing their knowledge and stories of the Anglo-Zulu War including the Battle of Isandlwana and the Battle of Rorke’s Drift site of the epic defence by the small British garrison against seemingly impossible odds.
Day 6 takes you to the Nambiti Private Game Reserve for lunch followed by a 3 hour game drive. Nambiti is the only game reserve in the area with the Big 5 and currently has over 40 other species of game including cheetah, giraffe, hippo, hyena, impala, eland and zebra. The Reserve’s 22,000 acres boasts incredible biodiversity; including savannah, thornveld, riverine bush, acacia trees and extensive grasslands that mirror the plains of central Africa. In addition, the Reserve is completely malaria free, falling far outside the low risk zone.