Traditional encounters April 2, 2016

Some say we all originate from Africa. This theory will become experiential truth when you hear that Zulu drumbeat under open African skies at Isibindi Zulu Lodge. Here are some exciting events in the heart of Zululand which you may visit while staying at Isibindi Zulu Lodge and Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge:

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June

22 June – King Prayer day for King Dinuzulu held at Khethomthandayo Royal Palace Nongoma

July

27 July – King Zwelithini Birthday celebrations held at Khangelamankengane Royal Palace Nongoma

August

9 August – Womans Day Celebrations held at Khangelamankengane Royal Palace Nongoma

Traditional Zulu dance is a difficult and revered skill

Traditional Zulu dance is a difficult and revered skill

September

2nd weekend in September – Annual Reed Dance Celebrations held at Nyokeni Royal Palace Nongoma

24 September – King Shaka Day celebrations held in Durban

Last weekend in September – Annual Reed Dance Celebrations with Swaziland held at Ingwavuma Royal Palace; Ingwavuma

 

Not this is how to enjoy your morning coffee at Isibindi Zulu Lodge. Photo by Guy Upfold.

Our guides are enthusiastic about their culture, heritage and natural land. Photo by Guy Upfold.

While staying at Isibindi Zulu Lodge you may like to learn more about this fascinating area, including visiting the battlefields of Isandlwana and Rorke’s Drift to experience the place where the Anglo-Zulu War took place. Read more about these momentous battles from our blogs The Cursed Battle of Isandlwana and Of Mice and Men.

To book a stay at Isibindi Zulu Lodge, click on this link.

 

Dreams are made of this - the thatched 'rondavels' at Isibindi Zulu Lodge

Stay in the traditional Zulu thatched ‘rondavels’ at Isibindi Zulu Lodge – photo by Guy Upfold

 

 

 

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