Arrival at Cape Town International Airport
in the early afternoon. After Hotel check-in,
guests are taken to the V&A Waterfront. Here you
may enjoy some optional activities such as
visiting Robben Island, boat cruises, the
Aquarium and some of the many shops and
restaurants. Free for Halaal Dinner. Guests are
then dropped off at their hotel at around 21h00.
( B L D )
A visit to the Cape Peninsula will reward you with the opportunity to witness
two great oceans on the same day. Wonderful
mountainous scenery is coupled with quaint seaside villages such as Kalk
Bay and Hout Bay.
We stop at:
The Kramat of
Sheikh Noorul Mubeen
on the Atlantic Coast.
Simon’s Town Heritage Museum.
The Heritage Museum was
established in Amlay House (built in 1858), which belonged to the Amlay
family of Simonstown. Some of the displays in the Heritage Museum
include various artefacts pertaining to Muslim Culture, photos from the
1800s to date as well as handwritten kitaabs.
We take a walk around the area where Muslims
lived before the forced removals under Apartheid. Visit
the local Mosque and Kramats of Imam Lalu Abdul Kadir
Jaelani and his son, Imam Ismael Dea Malela who were
exiled to the Cape in 1786.
Fish and Chips for lunch at
Hout Bay or Kalk Bay Harbour.
we visit the
Sheikh Abdurahman Matebe Shah and
They are probably the oldest
known sites of deceased Auliyah (Friends of
Allah), both having arrived at the Cape in 1667.
Abdurahman was the last of the Malaccan
Sultans, whose ancestors established the first
The Penguin Colony at Seaforth
always proves to be a lot of fun. An
ride to Seal Island from Hout Bay harbour is an enjoyable experience. At
the end of the day we relax with a stroll through the
evening guests are taken to a traditional Cape Malay or similar Halaal
After breakfast we enjoy a walking tour through the Cape Malay Quarters
and the Cape Town Company Gardens.
The Bo-Kaap is a small residential area
above the Central Business District. It has a population of over 6000,
the majority of whom are Muslim, and is an important neighborhood for
the Cape Muslim community.
The Bo-Kaap has nine Mosques alone.
We visit the
the oldest Masjid in South Africa. It was established
in1794 by Imam Abdullah bin Khardi Abdusalem also known
as Tuan Guru.
It contains a hand-written Quaran recalled from memory
by Tuan Guru.
have Halaal lunch in the City.
also visit the following attractions:
- Established in 1978 and furnished as a house that depicts the
lifestyle of a nineteenth-century Muslim family. The museum tells the
story of the local community within a national socio-political and
Second oldest colonial building. Built in 1679 for 500 Dutch East India
Company slaves from Madagascar, Ceylon and the East Indies, many of whom
may have been Muslim. It houses collections of antiquities including a
diorama of a mosque.
Signal Hill Ridge
– A small Kramat where Muslims gather in honour of Sheikh Mohammed Hasssen Ghaibie
Shah al Quadi Follower of Sheikh Yusuf of Macassar.
Signal Hill and Table Mountain.
(Optional cable car ride to the top of the
Dinner at a local
After breakfast we head to
stop to visit the the
Gujjatul Islam Masjid
built in 1897. Imam
Abdul Gabier was the community’s first Imam.
Transfer via the beautiful
Cape Winelands to a Private Game Reserve approximately
two hours drive from Stellenbosch. Enjoy a Halaal lunch
at the rest camp. The afternoon can be spent relaxing or
visiting the rehabilitation center. In the late
afternoon we enjoy a game drive to see the Big Five.
Dinner at the Rest Camp.
DAY 5 (B) :
The day starts early with a another Big 5 Game Drive
followed by breakfast. Guests can relax overlooking the
waterhole before being transported back to Cape Town
Accommodation with Halaal breakfasts and two Halaal dinners, Halaal lunches on days
two, three and four. Two game drives, all transfers, ground
transportation and entry fees to Penguin
Colony, Kirstenbosch Gardens and Museums, Kramats and Mosques. Friday
lunch time prayers will be held at a Mosque.
Airfares, lunches on days one and five, dinners on day 1 and 3, Optional
activities such as Robben Island, Table Mountain Cable Car, V&A
Aquarium, boat rides, tips and gratuities,
and personal items.
V & A Waterfront
Kramat at Signal Hill