Discover History on a Holiday in Africa

Discover history on a holiday in Africa from the early days of humankind on Earth to the birth of a new country. Walk through some of the most iconic landmarks and landscapes that have defined Africa’s modern social and political climate.

History and political enthusiasts will find a history tour in Africa to be a fascinating and eye-opening experience. While exploring the amazing wilderness and beautiful African nature, you can take an excursion to some of the most iconic spots in African history. The historical and cultural landscapes that make up Africa’s incredible life story is something to behold in awe.

Africa’s is not only rich in biodiversity but also from the multiple societies that make it up. Africa’s eclecticism has seen it go through many triumphs and tumults between those who have called this continent home.

Visit the Battlefields of Kwazulu-Natal, the capital of the Zulu nation, in South Africa and roam where the fiercest battles between tribes and colonies once fought. Be sure to touch on some of the iconic landmarks on the battlefields erected by warring nations as a symbol of their everlasting fight for freedom.

Africa’s history goes far back to the dawn of time, even before the battles of modern man. You can view amazing archeological sites around the countries dating back to the Stone Age where you can find artefacts made from early humans. Walk through ancient caves and discover the oldest art galleries in the world as you trace back to the roots of early man in the most beautiful and natural surrounds on Earth.

Matobo Hills Rock Art

Some of the most majestic granite scenery in the world is found in the Matobo Hills. It is here that the hopes, trials and tribulations of the Bushmen (San people) are recorded in the ancient rock art....more

Anglo-Zulu War Isandlwana Battlefields

In January 1879 Isandlwana was the site of one of the most epic and bloody events in the history of the mighty Zulu Kingdom. Re-live the history of both the Anglo-Zulu War and the Anglo-Boer War....more

Zulu Heritage & Battlefields

Isibindi Zulu Lodge is an architectural celebration of the Zulu nation and is on the doorstep of the Anglo-Zulu battlefields of Rorke's Drift and Isandlwana. Superb KwaZulu-Natal battlefields accommodation....more

Mapungubwe World Heritage Site

Mopane Bush Lodge has many activities for guests to enjoy, from walks to game viewing and attractions in the area like the Mapungubwe World Heritage Site, home to the first African Kingdom in the 13th century....more

Stanford Spookhuis

Mosaic Manor, a renovated limestone building built in 1892 and known as the Stanford Spookhuis, is a local landmark and part of South African history. It has been beautifully restored...more

Karoo San Rock Art

Sanbona Wildlife Reserve is situated in 54 000 hectares of undulating mountains and plains, indigenous fauna and flora, rock formations and San rock art. Enjoy Big 5 game drive safaris, boat safaris and ancient rock art tours....more

KZN Battlefields Route

Experience an unmatched gateway at SpionKop Lodge which is set against the backdrop of the majestic Drakensburg Mountains, on the KwaZulu-Natal battlefields route....more

Anglo-Boer War Spioenkop Battlefields

Personal attention and the wholesome South African cooking adds to making your stay unforgettable at Three Tree Hill Lodge on the Spioenkop battlefields - location of the Anglo-Boer War battles....more

Twyfelfontein Rock Art

Guests at this Damaraland lodge in Namibia are just minutes from some of the best examples of Bushman paintings and rock engravings in Southern Africa. UNESCO World Heritage Site in Twyfelfontein...more

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