You Can Travel To Africa Like Meghan Markle & Prince Harry — But It Will Cost You

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Unfortunately, most of us will never become princesses, but now, you can travel like one — that is, if you’ve got $7,395 to spend. The travel company Classic Escapes is offering a package that promises a 10-day trip throughout South Africa, full of the same cultural and philanthropic pit stops Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, made this September. 
“We leveraged our three decades plus in the travel industry to set up a cultural and philanthropic experience that mimics Harry and Meghan’s getaway,” a representative for the company told People.
In just 10 days, Harry and Meghan met with leaders and civilians alike, honored victims of gender-based violence, and introduced their son, Archie, to Archbishop Desmond Tutu. The Classic Escapes package, titled “In the Footsteps of Royals,” won’t provide quite the same experience, but the itinerary features many royal-approved landmarks. Tourists will be able to visit Auwal Mosque, the country’s oldest mosque; Chobe National Park, where Harry planted trees with local elementary school students; and the Justice Desk Project, a nonprofit that works to keep women and children safe in Nyanga. This organization was the first stop on the real royal tour.
According to Classic Escapes, one of the most personal experiences is a hands-on cooking lesson from a local in Bo-Kaap, much like the one Harry and Meghan received on Heritage Day.
Before the tour, Harry wrote a heartfelt post on Instagram about the personal significance of the trip. “Our family will be taking its first official tour to Africa, a region of the world that over the past few decades has been a second home to me,” he said. “Our team has helped create a meaningful program that we’re so excited to share with you.”
Fortunately for those of us who can’t afford to travel like Meghan and Harry, there is always Harry & Meghan: An African Journey, the British documentary based on their royal tour.
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