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South Africa Itinerary

South Africa Winter 2015 Itinerary


On-Campus - SMC Classes, Monday January 5th - Friday January 9th

o   Attend classes (Communication Studies 37 and Anthropology 1) on campus

Day 1 - Depart for South Africa, Saturday January 10th

o   Depart from USA to Johannesburg (via JFK New York)

 

Day 2 - Flight connection to Johannesburg, Sunday January 11th

o   Arrive in New York and connect to your flight to Johannesburg

 

Day 3 - Arrive in Johannesburg, Lion Park & welcome dinner, Monday January 12th

o   Arrive in Johannesburg

o   Meet & Greet and Transfer to Hotel

o   Lion Park

o   Welcome Dinner at Orbit, Johannesburg

o   Overnight at the Airport Grand Hotel

Johannesburg South AfricaLion Park South Africa
 

Day 4 – Soweto Tour, Tuesday January 13th

o   Soweto Tour

o   Visit orphanage in Kliptown Soweto

o   Lunch in Soweto at traditional Restaurant

o   Overnight at the Airport Grand Hotel

Soweto South Africa

 

Day 5 - Apartheid Museum & Origins Museum WITS, Wednesday January 14th

o   Apartheid Museum Tour

o   Origins Museum Wits

o   Johannesburg City Tour

o   Overnight at the Airport Grand Hotel

Wit Origins Centre South Africa
 

Day 6 – Cradle of humankind & Sterkfontein Caves, Thursday January 15th

o   Moropeng Museum

o   Sterkfontein Caves

o   Overnight at the Airport Grand Hotel

Sterkfontein Caves South Africa
 
 

Day 7 – Transfer to Safari at Kruger National Park, Friday January 16th

o   Transfer to Kruger National Park

o   Afternoon game drive on arrival

o   Overnight at the Marc’s Camp

Kruger National Park South Africa
 
 

Day 8 - Full Day 4x4 Game Drive, Saturday January 17th

o   Full Day Game Drive on open 4 x 4 in Kruger Park

o   Lecture by qualified Game Ranger

o   Overnight at the Marc’s Camp http://www.marcscamp.com/

 Kruger National Park Game Drive South Africa

 

Day 9 – Volunteer program at Funjwa Primary School, Sunday January 18th

o   Volunteer program at rural primary school

o   Overnight at the Marc’s Camp

Funjwa Primary School South Africa


Day 10 - Transfer to JHB Airport flight to Cape Town, Monday January 19th

o   SMC Class

o   Overnight University of Cape Town

 

Day 11 – Free Day in Cape Town, Tuesday January 20th

o   Free day to rejuvenate and settle in

o   Overnight University of Cape Town

 

Day 12 – Campus Orientation & Cape Town City Tour, Wednesday January 21st

o   Cape Town City Tour & Campus Orientation

o   Overnight University of Cape Town

Cape Town South Africa
 

 

Day 13 – Guest Lecture at the University of Cape Town, Afternoon SMC Class Introduction, Thursday 22nd

o   Opening lecture at UCT, introduction to the historical context of the apartheid State – lecture 1

o   Afternoon SMC Class Introduction

o   Overnight University of Cape Town

University of Cape Town South Africa
 

 

Day 14 - District Six and Township Tour, Friday January 23rd

o   Rainbow Curtain Tour to surrounding Cape Town townships

o   District Six Tour and museum

o   Overnight University of Cape Town

Rainbow Curtain Tour, Cape Town South Africa

 

Day 15 – Morning UCT lecture and afternoon Robben Island Tour, Saturday January 24th

o   Morning lecture at UCT, introduction to The historical context of the apartheid state – lecture 2

o   Afternoon Robben Island

o   Overnight University of Cape Town

Robben Island South Africa
 

 

Day 16 – Hike up Lions Head, Sunday January 25th

o   Morning Hike up Lions Head

o   Afternoon – Free

o   Overnight University of Cape Town

Lions Head South Africa
 

 

Day 17 - Volunteer Program at Thembani Primary School and afternoon SMC Class, Monday January 26th

o   Morning Volunteer Program at Thembani Primary School

o   Afternoon – SMC class

o   Overnight University of Cape Town

 Thembani Primary School South Africa 1

 

Day 18 - Volunteer Program at Thembani Primary School and afternoon SMC Class, Tuesday January 27th

o   Morning Volunteer Program at Thembani Primary School

o   Afternoon – SMC class

o   Overnight University of Cape Town

Thembani Primary School South Africa 2
 

 

Day 19 - Volunteer Program at Rehoboth Volunteer Program, afternoon SMC Class, Wednesday January 28th

o   Morning Volunteer Program at Rehoboth old age home

o   Afternoon – SMC class

o   Overnight University of Cape Town

Rehoboth Volunteer Program South Africa

 

Day 20 – Volunteer Program at Rehoboth Volunteer Program, afternoon SMC Class, Thursday January 29th

o   Morning Volunteer Program at Rehoboth old age home

o   Afternoon – SMC class

o   Overnight University of Cape Town

 

Day 21 - Cape Peninsula Tour and Cape of Good Hope, Friday January 30th

o   Cape Peninsula Tour

o   Overnight University of Cape Town

Cape Peninsula South Africa
  

Day 22 – SMC Class & Study Program, Saturday January 31st

o   SMC Class

o   Overnight University of Cape Town

 

Day 23- Airport Transfer, Sunday February 1st

o   SMC Class

o   Flight to Los Angeles

 

Day 23- Airport Transfer, Monday February 2nd

o   Transfer to Cape Town Airport

o   Flight to Los Angeles

 

Day 24 – Arrive in the USA – Tuesday February 3rd

o   Arrive back in the USA


On-Campus - SMC Classes, Wednesday February 4th - Thursday February 12th

o   Attend classes (Communication Studies 37 and Anthropology 1) on campus


*Itinerary subject to change.