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#AFRICAMYCLASSROOM

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#AFRICAMYCLASSROOM, from Cape Town to Johannesburg & from Gandhi to Mandela to Game Drives to School Immersion to Environment Conservation to Cooking to Sightseeing to Malls & Shopping everything has been included into this amazing program to give your students the distilled essence of South Africa!!

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  1. 1. T: +91-731-4988113 / 114 E: anupam@traveltolearn.in W: www.traveltolearn.in T: +91-731-4988113 / 114 E: anupam@traveltolearn.in W: www.traveltolearn.in EXPLORE SOUTH AFRICA
  2. 2. T: +91-731-4988113 / 114 E: anupam@traveltolearn.in W: www.traveltolearn.in TRANSFORMATIVE LEARNING JOURNEYS Travel To Learn aims to promote the process of student transformation, utilizing the unique context of Africa to help students broaden their intellectual horizons and grow personally, cross-culturally, professionally, and as global citizens. PROGRAM OVERVIEW South Africa is a land of dramatic diversity with eleven national languages, a host of ethnicities, tribes and customs, and a breath-taking world-in-one-country landscape. This program aims to introduce students to the sights and sounds of this storied Republic. From their base in the heart of beautiful Cape Town, students will get to explore a number of historic and culturally significant sites while discovering why the “Mother City” is consistently rated as one of the best cities in the world. They will get to visit the world-famous Robben Island, take in the panoramic views from atop of Table Mountain (one of the New7Wonders of Nature), and dine at the world-famous Victoria and Alfred Waterfront. From here they head to Johannesburg, where they will experience the world-renowned Apartheid Museum, spend a day enjoying the legendary Valley of the Waves, and tour the Cradle of Humankind. Travel To Learn is proud to offer this South African experience and looks forward to welcoming you to the Rainbow Nation. LEARNING OUTCOMES By the end of this program, students should be able to: • Compare and contrast their home country with that of South Africa • Demonstrate an appreciation for the environment • Demonstrate increased cultural competence Note: Specific learning outcomes and activities can be constructed in collaboration with Travel To Learn’s dedicated curriculum development team. DAILY PROGRAM 2019 Travel Accommodation Style Meals Included Activities Day 1 Arrive CPT The Team House Shared Rooms D Welcome Dinner Day 2 The Team House Shared Rooms BLD Table Mountain Cape Malay Cooking Class Day 3 The Team House Shared Rooms BLD Beach Clean Up to help SANCCOB Penguin Walkway at Boulder’s Beach Lunch at Simonstown Day 4 The Team House Shared Rooms BLD Robben Island V&A Waterfront
  3. 3. T: +91-731-4988113 / 114 E: anupam@traveltolearn.in W: www.traveltolearn.in Abbreviations:CPT: Cape Town, JNB: Johannesburg, PNP: Pilanesberg National Park, B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS This program engages students with the principles of the following United Nations Sustainable Development Goals: LOCAL PROGRAM FACILITATOR All Travel To Learn programs are administered by an expert Local Program Facilitator. The facilitator meets the group of students on arrival at the airport and accompanies them for the full duration of their time on the ground. The facilitator is available at all times to assist with any student and educator needs, thus ensuring the smooth running of the program. ACCOMMODATION The Team House Welcome to The Team House on Cape Town's beautiful South Peninsula. Only 40 minutes from the city centre and 25 minutes from Cape Point, The Team House is ideally situated at the base of Chapman's Peak, with panoramic views over Noordhoek Beach. With vistas of mountains, oceans, and spectacular sunsets, the guest house boasts large social and eating areas, both indoors and outdoors, as well as an in-house chef, free Wi-Fi, and all the amenities that a group needs. Wake to the sound of the sea and fall asleep to the whisper of the wind. The Team House looks forward to welcoming you through her doors. Day 5 CPT to JNB Once in Joburg Shared Rooms BLD Muizenberg High School Exchange Travel to JNB (on own account) Dinner at Zoo Lake Moyo Day 6 Once in Joburg Shared Rooms BLD Satyagraha House Mall of Africa Day 7 JNB to PNP Bakgatla Resort Chalet BLD Depart for Pilanesberg Nature Reserve Lunch at Hartbeespoort Dam Evening Game Drive Day 8 PNP to JNB BL Morning Game Drive Depart for Johannesburg
  4. 4. T: +91-731-4988113 / 114 E: anupam@traveltolearn.in W: www.traveltolearn.in Once in Joburg Once in Joburg is the newest edition to South Africa’s popular “Once” group of establishments. The hotel is located in The Grove in Braamfontein - a fun, vibrant area set in a pedestrian zone which is fantastic for travellers to be able to go out and explore the area! Once in Joburg invites you to share their passion for culture, travel & adventure. Bakgatla Resort (Optional) The Bakgatla Resort lies at the foot of the Garamoga Hills and offers accommodation to all travellers, who want to explore the Pilanesberg Game Reserve. Bakgatla offers facilities for families as well as retreats for couples and discerning safari goers. The chalets have air-conditioning, a double bed in the main bedroom and three single beds in the loft. A private patio and braai create the ideal space to relax outdoors. EDUCATIONAL AND RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES Table Mountain Rising over 1000m above sea level, Table Mountain is the icon that makes Cape Town an instantly recognizable global destination. Table Mountain one of the official New7Wonders of Nature, and the only one to in an urban area, making it highly accessible.
  5. 5. T: +91-731-4988113 / 114 E: anupam@traveltolearn.in W: www.traveltolearn.in Cape Malay Cooking Experience Jasmina, a local Cape Malayan woman residing in Bo-Kaap, invites you into her kitchen. She will guide students through a step-by-step process of making traditional Cape Malay dishes that are loved by locals in the community. They can try their hands at mixing the right amount of spices and perfectly folding a samosa. At the end, they will sit down and enjoy their 3-course home cooked meal together. Penguins at Boulder’s Beach Students will get to see the African Penguin up close on the walkway surrounding the colony! Boulder’s Beach is a beautiful beach that is home to a colony of these wonderful birds, and is a must-visit destination. Beach Clean Up to Assist SANCCOB SANCCOB is non-profit organization that exists to advocate and rehabilitate seabirds. They will help coordinate the beach clean-up and utilize the recyclable materials that are collected. This can help save a variety of animals that are hindered by waste that ends up on beaches. Robben Island Prison Declared a World Heritage Site, the notorious Robben Island prison is where Africa’s political prisoners, including former President Nelson Mandela, were kept during the colonial and Apartheid years of South Africa. The ferry departs from the V&A Waterfront and tours of the island last around 3 and a half hours. V&A Waterfront Situated between Robben Island and Table Mountain in the heart of Cape Town's working harbor, the V&A Waterfront has become South Africa's most visited destination. Exciting shopping and entertainment venues are intermingled with imaginative office locations, world-class hotels and luxury apartments. Muizenberg High School Exchange Muizenberg High School offers an interactive cultural exchange program for visiting student groups. A typical day involves a combination of class time where students are paired up and group time with interactive cultural experiences and debates. Moyo at Zoo Lake Zoo Lake is a tranquil retreat from the urban hustle and bustle of Joburg. By day Moyo offers a relaxed, family-friendly atmosphere; as the African sun sets, beverages on the deck and fabulous live music set the tone for an extraordinary evening of fine-dining and soulful vibes. Satyagraha House This is a wonderful opportunity to learn more about Gandhi’s time in South Africa. The house contains an array of photos and correspondence between Gandhi and Kallenbach, and provides a fascinating insight to the life on this renowned historical figure. Mall of Africa The Mall of Africa is one of the largest malls in South Africa and offers a wide range of great shopping experiences. STUDENT ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS Students participating in this program should be aware of and be prepared to handle the following essential elements: • Walking long distances over uneven terrain • The ability to engage with people from different worldviews who may behave in unexpected ways Each student that takes part in our programs is required to have comprehensive medical insurance (travel insurance is highly recommended, but not compulsory). Students are required to sign and adhere to the policies outlined in Travel To Learn’s Participant Agreement Form.
  6. 6. T: +91-731-4988113 / 114 E: anupam@traveltolearn.in W: www.traveltolearn.in ITINERARY FLEXIBILITY AND COST The itinerary is correct at the time of submission. It is flexible and may be adjusted to meet students’ needs. In all cases, we will do our best to preserve the quality of what is presented herein. However, we reserve the right to modify the itinerary, locations, accommodations facilities and costs if any changes so dictate. All quoted accommodation is subject to availability and confirmed numbers. Cost for the program based on per person sharing: Number of paying persons Free of charge Chaperone Pricing per person INR 15 2 1,87,500/ + 5% GST What this includes: ✓ The complete program as stated in the itinerary ✓ Airfare on an Ex – Bombay / Delhi basis including the internal flight from Cape Town – Joburg ✓ Visa ✓ Travel Insurance ✓ Accommodation ✓ All meals as specified in the daily program ✓ All transport, fuel, tolls and road taxes ✓ Full use of bus with driver for the duration of your program ✓ 24-hour services of a Program Facilitator What this excludes:  Anything not mentioned in the itinerary  Items of a personal nature like laundry, telephones etc  Cost of travel to the airport to catch the flight or appear for the visa interview Notes: • Airfare (Approx Rs 75,000) has been calculated as on 29 July 2019, Any increase in airfare & /or airline taxes or surcharges applicable at the time of travel will be extra at actual • Confirmation and fares are not guaranteed until tickets are issued. • Airline fares are very dynamic - they change daily, and sometimes hourly. • The only way to guarantee the price is to buy/issue the ticket. • Names should be as per the valid passport • GST @ 5 % will be extra at actual • Itinerary is subject to change / confirmation • Once confirmed, no changes to the itinerary are possible Payment: • 50 % at the time of Registration & balance 50 % is to be paid 60 days prior to departure in case the travel date is within or less than 30 days then 100% payment needs to be made at the time of registration • All payments to made to Travel To Learn as per account details given below:
  7. 7. T: +91-731-4988113 / 114 E: anupam@traveltolearn.in W: www.traveltolearn.in Account Name: Travel To Learn Name of the Bank: HDFC Branch: Vijaynagar - Indore Account Number: 04042020003161 IFSC Code No: HDFC 0000404 Swift Code: HDFC INBB Cancellation Charges: • If cancelled 90 days prior to the departure a 10% cancellation charge will be applicable • If cancelled 60 days prior to the departure a 50% cancellation charge will be applicable, any cancellation after that will be charged at 100% • In all cases a minimum processing fee of Rs 10,000/ pp will be non - refundable • Visa fees once applied cannot be refunded • If for some reason like lack of documents etc if a visa is rejected or has to be applied again visa fees will have be paid for the second time

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