While South Africa is a cultural mix with an impressive 11 official languages, the province of KwaZulu-Natal—and its largest city, Durban—is predominantly Zulu, and the cultural influence can be seen everywhere. Here’s what you need to know about experiencing Zulu culture in Durban.
Lesotho, South Africa
A day trip to visit the Kingdom of Lesotho from Durban is a long day—12 to 13 hours—but you'll get to see the dramatic countryside of the Drakensberg mountains, stop in historic Himeville, and experience the mountain nation all in one day. It's best to book this trip with a guide, since the Sani Pass (which you must cross to get to Lesotho) requires a 4x4 vehicle and someone who knows the dangerous road.