Unforgettable KwaZulu-Natal Experience

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

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Immersion Excursions
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Jan 26 - Feb 5, 2022
Group size: 9 - 9
Unforgettable KwaZulu-Natal Experience
KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Immersion Excursions
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Jan 26 - Feb 5, 2022
Group size: 9 - 9

About this trip

Do you want more out of your next international vacation? Tired of the mundane cookie-cutter adventure and experiences? Do you want to give back, make an impact, and change the world while enjoying the luxury of the most exquisite resorts around the world?  Want to be immersed in the culture, travel off the beaten path, and commune with locals? 


Then Immersion Excursions is for you! Join us for our next epic adventure to KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa where traditional tourism meets cultural immersion! Come and experience the Zulu culture up close and personal as we take part in a traditional ceremony presented by the Zulu King and Queen, get up close and personal with Lions, Leopards, and Elephants at one of Africa's largest Big 5 Game Reserves, and spend 8 days and 8 wonderful nights making friendships that cross borders and last a lifetime!  

What’s included

  • Transportation
    Airport transfers and all ground transportation to/from activities included in the itinerary.
  • Lodging 8 days/8 nights
    5 night at at beach side airbnb, 1 night Glamping, 1 night at a Game Reserve, 1 night with Zulu host
  • 2 Game Drives
    Let's go Glamping!! One afternoon & One evening game drive at a top rated game reserve.
  • Cultural Village
    2 cultural tours of a mock Zulu village.
  • Educational Tours
    Visit with 2 nonprofit organizations to learn about the history and impact of HIV/AIDS, Childhood Sex Abuse, the Virgin Cure Myth, Ubuntu, the history of King Shaka Zulu and the Zulu people, and more!
  • Community Give-back
    We will provide a local Zulu township with donations of food and clothing.
  • Session w/ Herbalist
    Group session with a traditional African Herbalist/Sangoma.
  • Rights of Passage
    Zulu King, Queen, and Chief will host a Rights of Passage Ceremony & Feast in our honor.
  • 20 Meals
    8 breakfast, 8 dinners, 4 lunches
  • Private Chef
    Traditional domestic cook to provide breakfast, dinner, and snacks for 5 days/ 4 nights.
  • Personal Driver
    Private driver to transport us on all destinations and excursions provided in itinerary.
  • English Speaking Guide
    English speaking tour guide at all destinations and on all excursions listed in itinerary
  • Immersion Excursion Swag
    Our official Immersion Excursion T-shirt and other Swag!
  • Taxes, Fees, & Petrol
  • Airfare
    You are responsible for purchasing your own airline tickets to KZN, South Africa. It may be less expensive to fly into Johannesburg or Cape Town and catch a less expensive in country flight to KZN
  • Baggage Fees
    Any fees you may occur for extra baggage.
  • Travel Insurance
    HIGHLY Recommended, however not included. Feel safe and secure while traveling knowing that you're fully covered from all unexpected occurrences and expenses.
  • Clothing Donations
    We will provide donations of food to the Grandmothers in the Zulu Township. We ask that you will bring donations of clothing and gently used toys to also give while we are there!
  • Tips and Gratuity
    Please show gratitude by tipping our hosts, chef, and driver!
  • Unlisted Transportation
    Transportation not to places not included in the itinerary will be at your own expense.
  • Souvenirs
    Shop 'til you drop! We will visit some awesome places to purchase handmade jewelry and other souvenirs. Buy a lots of souvenirs to commemorate your experience & bring home to your family and friends.
  • Night Life Activies
    If we embark on Durban's night life, admission, food, drinks, and any additional cost will be at your own expense.

Itinerary

Arrival
Welcome to South Africa!

Welcome to KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa! On this day we will relax and get accommodated at our home for the week! Choose your room, unpack, enjoy a snack, Meet & Greet with other guest as they arrive, relax by the pool or head down to the beach for some R&R, then come back in time for our Welcome Dinner.

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Immersion Excursions
Immersion Excursions host international trips where travelers can experience a whole new side of international travel! We combine traditional vacation tourism with immersive cultural experience by stepping outside of the city limits and immersing ourselves into the culture and community of the country we are visiting. Immersion Excursions is spearheaded by Dr. Olivia Al-Mahdi, an International Psychologist, who travels the world partnering with nonprofit and government organizations to combat trauma. She is now utilizing the friends and connections she has made internationally over the years to create a cultural experience that you will not forget!