14/12/2013 06:21 GMT | Updated 14/12/2013 06:21 GMT

Nelson Mandela Funeral: Body Flown To Eastern Cape For Service In Qunu On Sunday (PICTURES)

People wave at an aircraft carrying the casket of former South African President Nelson Mandela as it takes off from Waterkloof Air Base on the outskirts of Pretoria, South Africa, Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013. On a final journey to his home village where he had wanted to spend his final days, the remains of Nelson Mandela were honored amid pomp and ceremony Saturday at an air base in South Africa's capital before being loaded onto a plane. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

Nelson Mandela's body is being taken on a final journey to the Eastern Cape ahead of his funeral on Sunday.

Members of the African National Congress held a service for him earlier in the day, paying tribute to their former president.

Mandela's coffin will travel to his ancestral home of Qunu where other members of his family are buried.

Mandela's final journey...