​South Africa Winter 2019 ​Itinerary*

*Itinerary subject to change.

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January 2 - 11, 2019
Attend SMC Classes:
English 2: Critical Analysis and Intermediate Composition-(Prerequisite English 1) and
Linguistics : Introduction to Linguistics

January 11, 2019
Depart for South Africa from LAX​
Flight Connection To Johannesburg

January 13, 2019
Arrive in Johannesburg
Meet & Greet and Transfer to Hotel
Lion and Safari Park
Overnight at the Centurion Lake Hotel
Photo of Lion
January 14, 2019
Apartheid Museum
Soweto Tour
Visit Othandweni Child Centre, Soweto
Lunch in Soweto at traditional Restaurant
Overnight at the Centurion Lake Hotel​
Photo of Children in front of a mural of Nelson Mendela
January 15, 2019
Witkopen Health & Welfare Centre
Cradle of Mankind
Welcome Dinner
Overnight at the Centurion Lake Hotel
Photo of Sterkfontein Caves
January 16, 2019
Transfer to Kruger National Park
Afternoon game drive
Overnight at the Tremisana game lodge
Photo of Tremisana Game Lodge Accommodations
January 17, 2019
Full Day Game Drive on open 4 x 4 in Kruger Park
Overnight at the Tremisana game lodge
Photo of Elephant in the Kruger National Park
January 18, 2019
Volunteer program at Funja Primary School
Overnight at the Tremisana game lodge
Photo of Funjwa Primary School
January 19, 2019
Volunteer at local orphanage
Overnight at the Tremisana game lodge
Photo of Funjwa Primary School
January 20, 2019
Transfer to Johannesburg Airport for flight to Cape Town
Meet & Greet and Transfer to the Dale Court Apts
Overnight at Dale Court
Photo of Blyde Canyon and Three Rondavels
January 21, 2019
Orientation UCT Campus
Free half day to rejuvenate and settle in
Overnight at Dale Court
Photo of UCT Campus
January 22, 2019
Cape Town City Tour
Overnight at Dale Court
Photo of Castle of Good Hope
January 23, 2019
Morning: UCT guest lecture
Afternoon: SMC class​
Overnight at Dale Court
Photo of UCT Campus
January 24, 2019Rainbow Curtain Tour to Cape Town townships
District Six Tour
Overnight at Dale Court
Photo of District Six
January 25, 2019

Morning: Guest Lecture at UCT

Robben Island Tour
Overnight at Dale Court

Photo of Robben Island
January 26, 2019Morning Volunteer Program at Thembani Primary School
Afternoon - SMC class
Overnight at a UCT residence
Photo of Students at the Thembani Primary School
January 27, 2019

Hike up Lions Head

Overnight at Dale Court

Photo of Students climbing Lions Head
January 28, 2019

Cape Peninsula Tour

Overnight at Dale Court

Photo of Boulders Penguin Colony
January 29-31, 2019Morning-Volunteer Program at Themani Primary School and Rehoboth old age home
Afternoon – SMC class
Overnight University of Cape Town
Photo of Cape Point
February 1, 2019SMC Class
Overnight Dale Court
Photo of Rehoboth Volunteer Program
February 2, 2019

Free Day

Overnight at Dale Court


February 3, 2019Depart Cape Town for USA