African Healing and Travel
“Inward Bound Healing Journeys”
Led by David Cumes, M.D.
Dave was born and raised in South Africa and has been mining ancient African wisdom
for contemporary ideas on healing for some time. He offers trips to Tshisimane
indigenous healing center in South Africa. The groups are small, highly compatible and the rich inward
experience focused around African healing wisdom is an added benefit to a superb outward adventure.
You will not only experience the magic of the bush and its wildlife but will get to feel the extraordinary
cultural and spiritual depth that is Africa.|
| Tshisimane founded by Dave in 2002 comprises 3000 acres in the Soutpansberg mountains
just to the south of this horseshoe. Inward Bound will explore this land, its peoples, their culture,
their healers, their crafts and the wildlife. |
A sample itinerary is below but depending on the group it can be changed
to include visits to Bushman rock paintings or overnight hiking adventures
through spectacular gorges and scenery.
Day 1 Depart for Polokwane via Makapansgat - site of ancient humanity
Night 1 Overnight in African roots
Day 2 Leave for Tshisimane - Bakoni Malapa Sotho tribal experience en route
Night 2 Overnight in Tshisimane
Day 3 Tshisimane healing center, orientation council circle, wilderness hikes
Night 3 Overnight in Tshisimane
Day 4 Similar to day 3 plus “bones” and rituals
Night 4 Overnight in Tshisimane
Day 5 Depart for Elim, transcultural encounter, drum making, pottery, healers, crafts
Night 5 Overnight in Shiluvari Lodge on Albasini lake
Day 6 Similar to day 5
Night 6 Overnight in Shiluvari Lodge
Day 7 Depart for Pafuri Camp and Mutali river via legendary Venda.
Night 7 Overnight in Pafuri near Crook's corner
Day 8 Enter Kruger Park at Pafuri gate. Game viewing experience.
Night 8 Overnight in Shingwedzi Camp
Day 9 Game viewing
Night 9 Overnight in Shingwedzi Camp
Day 10 Game viewing
Nite 10 Exit Kruger at Punda Maria. Overnight Ivory trail camp - Venda experience
Day 11 Late arrival Tshisimane via sacred sites
Nite 11 Tshisimane
Day 12 Tshisimane - day and night of visioning and incorporation
Nite 12 Tshisimane
Day 13 Departure for Johannesburg
Night 13 Overnight in Holiday Inn, Sandton. Farewell dinner
Day 14 Shopping and departure in evening.
For more information about reservations, cost, or any other question you might have
Also visit David Cumes' website here