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Saturday, 12 October 2024

  • 1:30 PM: Arrive on St Helena Island
  • 2:30 PM:¬†Check in at the Mantis St Helena Hotel
  • 4:00 PM: Join Michel Dancoisne-Martineau for an introduction to the island, exploring Napoleon‚Äôs footsteps in Jamestown. This guided tour lasts two to two and a half hours, covering the lower part of the town with moderate walking involved

Sunday, 13 October 2024

  • 9:00 AM: Enjoy a full-day guided 4×4 tour to discover St Helena Island with Aaron‚Äôs Adventure and Michel Dancoisne-Martineau (for French speakers)
  • 1:00 PM: Picnic at Sandy Bay provided by Aaron‚Äôs

Monday, 14 October 2024

  • Napoleonic Sites Tour:
    • 9:00 AM: Depart Mantis St Helena Hotel to the Briars Pavilion
    • 10:30 AM: Visit Napoleon‚Äôs Tomb
    • 11:30 AM: Explore Longwood House gardens and learn about Napoleon‚Äôs exile.
    • 12:30 PM: Picnic (supplied by Mantis St Helena) in Longwood House gardens, weather permitting
    • 1:00 PM: Visit Longwood House
    • 3:00 PM: Return to Mantis St Helena Hotel

Tuesday, 15 October 2024

  • Commemoration Day:
    • 9:00 AM: Depart Mantis St Helena Hotel to the Tomb
    • 09:45 AM: Commemorate the removal of Napoleon’s body
    • 10:30 AM: Enjoy high tea at Longwood House
    • 11:30 AM: Listen to a lecture by Michel Dancoisne-Martineau on Napoleon‚Äôs last years in the General‚Äôs apartment
    • 1:00 PM: Enjoy lunch at Longwood with Groot Constantia wine available for purchase
    • 2:30 PM: Explore Jamestown at leisure

Wednesday, 16 October 2024

  • 9:00 AM: Join Tom Worthley for a guided walk or a 4×4 drive around the island (weather dependent)
  • 1:00PM: Enjoy a picnic at Rock Mount supplied by Mantis St Helena

Thursday, 17 October 2024

  • Archives and Upper Jamestown Tour:
    • 9:oo AM:¬†Visit the archives and explore the upper part of Jamestown, learning about the island‚Äôs history through its society and inhabitants
    • 1:00 PM: Enjoy lunch in Jamestown (restaurant to be confirmed)
    • 2:30 PM: Continue exploring the island’s roads in Napoleon‚Äôs footsteps with stops at Plantation House, St Paul Cemetery, Rosemary Plain, Farm Lodge (includes high tea), and more

Friday, 18 October 2024

  • Sea Adventure:
    • 9:00 AM: Sea trip with ‚ÄėEnchanted Isle‚Äô to discover St Helena Island from the sea with Johnny Herne and Michel Dancoisne-Martineau (for French speakers)
    • 1:00 PM: Enjoy a picnic at Egg Island Main with opportunities for swimming, snorkeling, and sea bird-watching
    • 7:00 PM: Celebrate the journey with a farewell dinner at Mantis St Helena Hotel Restaurant

Saturday, 19 October 2024

  • 9:00 AM: Visit the Island Museum at leisure
  • 11:00 AM: Depart St Helena
  • Accommodation in a standard room
  • Breakfast daily
  • All lunches while on tour
  • Welcome and farewell dinner
  • Airport and transfers during tours
  • Napoleonic Sites Tickets
  • Sea trip with ‘Enchanted Isle’
  • Guided tours that are included with the experience
  • Subject to availability and exclusively available on the selected dates, minimum 7 nights.
  • Travel insurance is mandatory for all guests. Proof of insurance must be provided prior to departure.
  • Mantis St Helena reserves the right to modify the itinerary due to unforeseen circumstances such as weather conditions or operational requirements.
  • Personal expenses and optional activities not listed in the itinerary are excluded.
  • Day tours cannot be guaranteed as private and could include other patrons.
   

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