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African Village Singing Retreat – Description

Love singing, rhythm and beat? Interested in African sounds and voices? Passionate about nature and wildlife?  Then this Retreat is for you.

GUIDED BY Locally recorded and talented singer and musician – Solly Nkhumane – learn about African rhythm and music – by joining voices with local African Village Singers! IDEAL FOR Adults with a sense of adventure and who intrigued by the idea of joining voices with a local African village choir surrounded by pristine, nature, wildlife and landscapes.

Our retreat base is in a lovely ‘old’ South African farmhouse with private en-suite rooms.Our morning meetings/tuition will be in the farmhouse. During the afternoons we will all be out and about in the bush!  Our farmhouse is cosily furnished with a fireplace and large verandah overlooking a wide open field with river views and waterhole where animals often comes to drink in the evenings!

There is an optional ‘Out of Africa’ styled Safari following this retreat. Click here for more details.

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Farmhouse Lodge

4 nights

Farmhouse Lodge

Picture of one of the Alexandra's Africa Retreat Farmhouse Cottages - the back patio area - a view from under the trees

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Farmhouse Lodge Accommodation

Farmhouse Lodge Accommodation

Alexandra's Africa Safari Retreat - Guest Bedroom - Twin - in the farmhouse

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Farmhouse Lodge Food

Farmhouse Lodge Food

Retreat Lunch from farmhouse kitchen - fresh salad in glass jar and salad dressing alongside - with plate and folded napkin in foreground

Solly with his Village Singing Group

Solly and Village Singers

Solly pictured on his CD cover

Solly Nkhumane with Guitar
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AFRICAN VILLAGE SINGING RETREAT – Tuition

  • During the 5 days, for 4 mornings we will join voices and enjoy singing tuition and practice with our local African Village Choir
  • Afternoons are for practicing and relaxing
  • On our final evening we will enjoy a final joint performance ‘al fresco’
  • A little pre-retreat warm-up practice will be required (ask us about this)

AFRICAN VILLAGE SINGING RETREAT – Also enjoy

  • 35km’s of walking/running paths
  • 50km’s of mountain bike trails
  • A guided tree walk
  • A bush picnic with spectacular views
  • Ancient Bushman Paintings and Rock art
  • A visit to a Buffalo breeding camp
  • Start Gazing – the Big ‘5’ in the Sky
  • 1/2 day optional culture, art and music tour.
Click here for info on optional follow-on ‘Big 5’ Safari

AFRICAN VILLAGE SINGING RETREAT – INCLUDES

  • Full Board Accommodation
  • If the Tuition option is seleced – All Tuition
  • Services of local guides
  • All Entrance & Conservation Fees
  • Star Gazing, Game Viewing and Bird Watching
  • Trail walking/running
  • All ground transfers
  • Assistance with flights
  • Travel/Safari checklists.

AFRICAN VILLAGE SINGING SAFARI RETREAT – EXCLUDES

  • Flights, alcoholic &  soft beverages, gratuities, personal travel insurance, items of personal nature.

AFRICAN VILLAGE SINGING SAFARI RETREAT – OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Specialist Game Walks/Trails, Mountain Bike Riding, Bushman Painting Guided Trail.  Some of these activities are chargeable. To enquire – please click here to contact us!

Flights

Our Retreats all start and end at Johannesburg International (O.R. Tambo) Airport. Our Travel Partners are able to assist with flights to/from the start/end locations. Alternatively, guests are most welcome to source and book own flights.

Extend Your Safari

Interested in extending your trip whilst in Southern Africa – to Cape Town, Victoria Falls, elsewhere?  We have plenty of exciting suggestions to make the most of your time in Southern Africa.  Please contact us for ideas.

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