MTN Bushfire 2017 Festival










-MTN Bushfire 2017 : 26 – 28 May

MTN Bushfire 2017

Tour Overview:

MTN BUSHFIRE 2017 is Swaziland’s internationally acclaimed music & arts festival that celebrates creative expression whilst promoting social responsibility, stimulating the economy and drawing talent and tourists from across Africa and around the world.

Each year a multi-generational global community of more than 20,000 “BRING THEIR FIRE” to the scenic farmlands of the Malkerns Valley to experience the three day event renowned for eclectic and multi-dimensional programming rooted in world music including a compelling line-up of theatre, poetry, dance, art exhibits & installations, story-telling, puppetry, film, and themed workshops. A vibrant handcraft market, family-friendly performances & KidZone as well as the recently introduced interactive art and dialogue space, The Barn, all combine to create a magically eclectic three day entertainment experience.

With profits going to support local charities, MTN BUSHFIRE 2017 serves, in the words of one journalist, “as a living, breathing, creative ecosystem.”


Rush Village Special: R 2950.00 p/p sharing

Includes:

– Transport to and from MTN Bushfire 2017 Festival
– Breakfast and dinner daily
– Your MTN Bushfire 2017 Festvial Ticket
– Accommodation in 2 man dome tents

Departures from Hatfield, four-ways, Greenstone By joining a Rush road adventure at very little cost,  your ride is organised from Jo’burg to Swaziland and back, your accommodation with an easy breakfast & dinner included and your MTN Festival ticket, the only thing you will need is a sleeping bag, pillow, drinks and cash for items of a personal nature. YOU WILL NEED A PASSPORT

Once arriving in Swaziland at the festival camp all you do is take your belongings, check into your tent and hit the festival grounds exploring the arts and music shows.

There are no transport worries while you there and our crew will provide you with scrumptious cooked breakfast & dinner daily.

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By joining a Rush road trip at very little cost, you won’t have to worry about transport, petrol, drinking and driving or getting enough friends together to share costs. With your lift organised from Jo’burg to MTN Bushfire 2017 deep in the heart of the Swaziland and back, all you have to do is purchase your ticket, pop up your own tent & enjoy the magical atmosphere provided by MTN Bushfire 2017 and all the amazing artist they have install for you!

Rush Village Special: R2 950.00 p/p sharing

Includes:

– Transport to and from MTN Bushfire 2017 Festival
– Breakfast and dinner daily
– Your MTN Bushfire 2017 Festvial Ticket
– Accommodation in 2 man dome tents


The Reason

There are no transport worries, your entrance ticket and camping accommodation is included, plus we provide you with a cooked breakfast & dinner daily. the only thing you will need is a sleeping bag, pillow, drinks and cash for items of a personal nature. YOU WILL NEED A PASSPORT.

Once arriving in Swaziland at the festival camp all you do is take your belongings, check into your tent and hit the festival grounds exploring the arts and music shows.


How It Works?

Once you’ve booked and paid for your trip, your entry ticket, seat and tent is allocated aside for you. All you need to do is grab a sleeping bag, pillow and some warm cloths and join the MTN Bushfire Bus at one of the pick up points in Johannesburg or Pretoria.

After a mellow ride through to MTN Bushfire 2017 in the heart of Swaziland, your pre-erected tent and mattress will be there set up for you just to put your belongings down and enjoy the festival.

Each morning between 08h00 & 10h00 our crew will have a cooked breakfast for you including cornflakes, bread and jam, etc. Early evening dinner is served from 18h00 to 20h00, giving you the energy you need to have a good night out. There are many different food stalls to choose from for yummy lunches at such reasonable prices plus you get to try something new each day.

After the midday  show on Sunday, we join the coach ride home arriving back in Johannesburg in the evening.


What To Bring Along?

You need to bring a sleeping bag, pillow, some warm cloths, a towel and your toiletry’s. MTN Bushfire 2017 showers are basic but clean and have hot water with short queue’s depending on the time of day. A torch will come in very handy after dark and a warm pair of boots, gloves and a beanie will make you more comfortable late at night.

We have all the cups plates for meals but we advise you to bring a plastic cup for your personal drinks as we will not loan out cups because they seem to disappear and never to be found again.

Luggage space on the bus is limited to a certain degree so bring a small backpack for your cloths and a day bag to help us with the space.


Departure Points – 26 May 2017

Pretoria
Hatfield McDonald’s 06h00
Cnr. Hilda & Burnett Street
Hatfield

Johannesburg North Rand
Entrance No:1 Fourways mall 07h30
Four ways

Johannesburg East Rand
Mini golf Stone Ridge Mall 08h30
Greenstone

 

Detailed Daily Road Trip Itinerary

Day 1: Johannesburg to Ezulwini Valley, Swaziland (Distance travelled +- 380km)

Departing from Johannesburg / Pretoria from 06h00, we travel across Swaziland’s Border Post, stopping en-route for lunch, then we head toward “House on Fire”, an inspired venue set against a breath-taking landscape in the heart of Swaziland’s Ezulwini Valley. This fantasy environment is as unexpected as it is moving. The official campsite is set up on Mandalela’s Farm, within 2 minutes walking distance of the festival arena – once we have settled into our campsite we sit down to a scrumptious dinner prepared by the Rush crew after which the evening is yours to enjoy the festivities of the MTN Bushfire 2016.

Included: N/A

Transport: Johannesburg to Ezulwini Valley, Swaziland

Accommodation: Camping (2 person dome tents with mattresses supplied)

Meals: Dinner (We stop en-route for lunch and snacks purchases)

Day 2: MTN Bushfire 2017 Festival

After waking up to the most amazing scenery, breakfast is served by your Rush crew after which we head back to the “House on Fire”. A walk through this enchanting space is a must for every traveller in the Southern African region. At its core is a sunken “Afro – Shakespearean Globe Theatre”, statues, colourful revelations, soap stone relief and a quirky sense of humor. Contributing to the multinational ambiance of the festival is the Food Fair which offers a wide abundance of unique world cuisines to suit all tastes. Dinner will be served at the campsite by the Rush crew and the evening is yours to celebrate Swaziland’s Bushfire in all its splendour.

Included: N/A

Transport: N/A

Accommodation: Camping (2 person dome tents with mattresses supplied)

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 3: Swaziland to Johannesburg (Distance travelled +-380km)

After a tasty breakfast prepared by the Rush crew, we have time to enjoy some of the last days shows after which head back to Johannesburg early afternoon on the Rush bus, stopping off en-route for your refreshments purchases.

Included:

Transport: Ezulwini Valley, Swaziland to Johannesburg

Meals: Breakfast

Tour Information

Departure point: Clients will be notified on booking.

Tour style: Camping in 2 person dome tents with air mattress.

What’s included: Transport, accommodation, dinner and breakfast.

What’s not included: Items of a personal nature, drinks and snacks.

What to bring: A valid Passport, sleeping bag and pillows, a small torch, a small lock for your tent.

HOW TO BOOK – 3 EASY STEPS

MTN BUSHFIRE 2017 FESTIVAL Code – BF17

We are based in Johannesburg, South Africa GMT+100.
Our reservation’s office is open Monday to Friday from 08h00 to 17h00. To contact us and speak to one of our helpful, experienced and friendly consultants don’t hesitate to call us on: +27 11 974 8245 or send us an email: info@rushadventures.co.za

  • Confirm the date you would like to travel with your consultant.
  • Fill in the booking form with all required information and details to your tour. We will then send you an invoice with your booking number.
  • Make the payment via an Internet bank transfer or deposit directly into the Rush Adventures banking account. Once payment is confirmed, confirmation of travel and all pertaining vouchers and documents will be promptly sent to you.

A non refundable deposit of 20% is required on booking to hold your seat and the balance is due 6 weeks prior to departure.
A cancellation fee will be charged accordingly to Rush Adventure in the event thereof. All conditions are stated on the booking form.

Please notify us when booking if there are any dietary requirements or medical conditions to make your tour streamlined to your individual needs. The Adventure Boost is payable to the tour leader on the day of departure.

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About MTN BUSHFIRE

MTN Bushfire is under the CNN list as one of the “7 African music festivals you really have to see.” It is a music & arts festival hosted in the majestic Swaziland and it is internationally acclaimed. MTN Bushfire celebrates creative expression whilst promoting social responsibility, stimulating the economy and drawing talent and tourists from across Africa and around the world.

Each year a multi-generational global community of more than 20,000 “BRING THEIR FIRE” to the scenic farmlands of the Malkerns Valley to experience the three day event renowned for eclectic and multi-dimensional programming rooted in world music including a compelling line-up of theatre, poetry, dance, art exhibits & installations, story-telling, puppetry, film, and themed workshops. A vibrant handcraft market, family-friendly performances & KidZone as well as the recently introduced interactive art and dialogue space, The Barn, all combine to create a magically eclectic three day entertainment experience.

With profits going to support local charities, MTN BUSHFIRE serves, in the words of one journalist, “as a living, breathing, creative ecosystem.”

References

  1. MTN BUSHFIRE 2016. Retrieved January 11, 2016, from http://www.bush-fire.com/ article/view/about_bushfire_1