ITINERARY for 2017
June 24, 2017
Depart USA / Travel Days
Rendezvous at Boston Logan International Airport this afternoon. This evening the group boards Virgin Atlantic flight 12 which departs at 21:50 for London, UK.
Group arrives at London Heathrow Airport at 9:05 and spends the day here between flights. This evening you board Virgin Atlantic flight 601 which departs at 21:00 for Johannesburg.
Morning arrival in Johannesburg
Constitution Hill/No 4 Prison in Johannesburg
Rest time followed by Welcome Dinner/Orientation
Stay at Protea Centurion Hotel
(all meals included in Johannesburg)
Breakfast then travel to Liliesleaf Museum in Rivonia
Voortrekker Monument/Freedom Park in Pretoria
Dinner at local restaurant in Sandton City
Soweto Tour, Hector Peterson Museum
Service learning excursion at at Thembelenkosini Caregivers, a charitable organization with a mission to physically, emotionally, creatively, and intellectually enhance the lives of disadvantaged children in Soweto.
Dinner at local restaurant in Rosebank (travel via Gautrain)
Fly from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth (Grahamstown)
During bus ride to Grahamstown, indulge in South African delicacies at Nanaga Farm Stall
Check into Phelps House (Rhodes Univ dormitory)
First show this evening! Then Welcome Dinner!
June 30 - July 9, 2017
Grahamstown Arts Festival
Stay in Rhodes University dorms
(all breakfasts included; you buy your lunches and extra tickets)
See 15+ shows, meets with artists, guest lecturers
Excursion to Kwantu Private Game Reserve for a 3-hour game drive
Group gathers for a special farewell dinner at the Cock House Restaurant in Grahamstown
July 9-10, 2017
Return to USA/Travel Days
Early afternoon flight returns you to O.R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg where you connect with Virgin Atlantic flight 602 which departs for London, UK at 20:10