Gandhi & Indian Experience

Tour Features
Tourist Junction, Gandhi Settlement, Pietermaritzburg.

Tour Itinerary:
Date 8 - 12 July 2019
Departure 08:30 - Departure from Coastlands Umhlanga Main Reception
Arrival back 16:30 - Return to Coastlands Umhlanga Main Reception
Tour Cost R1670.00 per person

Tour Details:
We travel to the Durban City Centre, to start the tour at Tourist Junction, for information about Gandhi's train journey in Durban 1893. It boasts a bust of Gandhi. Close by, we visit the Old Court House Museum presenting fascinating replicas of Durban's early settlements, and among its collections are photos, artifacts and documents that relate to Mahatma Gandhi.

We continue the tour to visit the Gandhi Settlement Centre in Inanda, where you will be given insight into Gandhi's work in this area. We visit Gandhi's home. Gandhi founded a small ashram at Phoenix in 1904 and began printing the Indian Opinion newspaper there. Only the ruins of the original buildings remain. The area is also known as Bhambayi (Bombay).

We continue our tour to Pietermaritzburg, the Capital City of Kwa Zulu-Natal, to visit the Mahatma Gandhi Statue in the City Centre and Pietermaritzburg Station, where Gandhi was thrown off the train onto the platform for refusing to downgrade from a 'Whites- Only' first-class compartment.

Passenger Information:
Tour Code GAN01
Duration Full Day
Minimum 2 Adults
Vehicle Air-conditioned vehicle to suite group size.
Included Transportation, sightseeing as per itinerary, entrance fees, light lunch and services of a registered English speaking guide.
Excluded Gratuities, drinks and items of a personal nature.
Activity Level Medium!
Comments Visit Inanda Heritage Route, Mahatma Gandhi's first home.


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