The Zulu (Zulu: amaZulu) are a Bantu ethnic group of Southern Africa and the largest ethnic group in South Africa. The word Zulu means, “Sky” and according to oral history, Zulu was the name of the ancestor who founded the Zulu royal line in about 1670. Zulu people refer to themselves as ‘the people of the heavens’ and they are the largest ethnic group of South Africa, with an estimated 10 million Zulu residents in KwaZulu-Natal.
Explore the Zulu heritage with three unique tours at Ghost Mountain Inn:
ZULU CULTURAL WALK (3-4HRS) Immerse yourself into the rural community of the Lebombo mountains and enjoy a memorable walk with remarkable mountain views, while learning about rural Zulu customs and living as it is today. This walk is a cultural treat and allows for interaction with the people of the area, as well as giving a greater insight into life in rural Zululand.
GHOST MOUNTAIN CULTURAL EXPERIENCE (3-4HRS) A unique experience and one of authenticity, the Myeni Cultural Experience includes a visit to a local homestead as well as the chance to interact with members of the Myeni family. With prior arrangement one can also experience an unforgettable visit to a Sangoma with a bone reading if desired, Stick fighting, and/or a sampling of traditional food and drink. Finish the experience with a drive through the Lebombo Mountains taking in some of the area’s awe-inspiring views as well as the rural life that surrounds you.
AFRICA TODAY (BY PRIOR ARRANGEMENT) Welcome to an interesting and complex area of South Africa. An area of hope and aspiration despite sometimes harsh and trying circumstances in which local people live. We invite you to explore the area a bit deeper with a specialised tour that can be customised to your interest and timing of your visit. Visit a local school or community project where you can meet and interact with the locals. Explore historic Zulu battle sites or cultural events such as the annual Zulu Reed Dance or discover the archaeologically significant Border Cave.
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