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Overnight Hike Experience
Overnight Hike Experience

Thu, 27 Jul

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Nelson Mandela Museum

Overnight Hike Experience

A unique 3 day, 40km hike where participants have an opportunity to touch the birth places of some of South Africa’s Iconic freedom fighters including President Nelson Mandela.

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Time & Location

27 Jul 2023, 08:00 SAST – 29 Jul 2023, 17:00 SAST

Nelson Mandela Museum, Corner Nelson Mandela Drive & Owen Street, Bhunga Building, Norwood, Mthatha, 5009, South Africa

About the event

The Icon's Journey Marathon (a proud member of Proudly South African) presents to you it's 5th annual multi-sporting event.

The Icon’s Journey Marathon vision was inspired by President Nelson Mandela’s journey of growing up in the rural villages of the former Transkei homeland to becoming a Global Icon.

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RACE INFO

27-29 July 2023

39km Hike

Day 1 : Meet and greet at Nelson Mandela Museum (Mthatha). Tour Madiba’s historical landmarks; Qunu, Mqhekezweni and Clarkebury. Sleep over at Hluleka Nature Reserve.

Day 2 : Hike from Hluleka to Tsweleni (16km), Sleep over at Tsweleni.

Day 3 : Hike from Tsweleni to Silaka Nature Reserve (23 Kms) and a pass into a music festival at Nelson Mandela Qunu Museum on Saturday from midday. Camp at Qunu Museum.

Hike includes; transportation, meals, iconic t-shirt, 3 x nights accommodation.

ACCOMMODATION INFO

Continuing with the adventure, hikers will be accommodated overnight at Clarkebury High School.

Costs:

R1999 per person.

Entry covers return transport from Mthatha CBD, food, accommodation, Iconic T-shirt and the intimate tour of both villages by a tour guide.

RACE PACKS TO BE COLLECTED AT THE EXPO ON 26 JULY.

Please check your details upon entering, no refunds or exchanges under any circumstances.

HELP US MAKE A DIFFERENCE:

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WILL YOU ENDURE THE ICON’S JOURNEY?

This event has a group. You’re welcome to join the group once you register for the event.

Schedule


  • 9 hours

    Day 1

    Nelson Mandela Museum Mthatha

  • 9 hours

    Day 2

    Hluleka
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Tickets

  • Overnight Hike Experience

    Entry covers return transport from Mthatha CBD, food, 3 nights accommodation, Iconic T-shirt and the intimate tour of both villages by a tour guide.

    R 1 999,00
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  • ICON FOR CHANGE DONATION

    Make a difference! Donate to underprivileged children and young adults in the villages along the 103km route and townships nationwide. Play your part by donating to Promote Sport for Social Change!

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