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Soweto & Johannesburg Tour:
(Full day 8 hrs)

SOWETO TOUR: (Part 1)

Soweto, the biggest settlement area in South Africa, on the South Western part of Johannesburg, was established for Black people in 1931. Soweto has a rich history of the Liberation Struggle in South Africa. The tour is conducted by professional Tour guides. Our Soweto tour route covers the following Sites:

  • Diepkloof Extension
  • Hostels
  • Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital
  • Bara Taxi rank
  • Squatter Camps
  • Walter Sisulu Square of Dedication (Freedom Square)
  • Regina Mundi Catholic Church

 


Have an opportunity do the tour of Hector Pieterson Memorial Museum and Mandela Museum House. The tour proceeds to Vilakazi Street, the famous street with Historical significance. The houses of two Nobel Peace Prize Winners - former President Mandela and Archbishop Emeritus Tutu are situated here.  

FREEDOM SQUARE
Freedom Square is named after Walter Sisulu who was sentenced to life imprisonment with Nelson Mandela in 1964. This is where the ANC Freedom Charter was signed on the 26th June 1955. A National Monument is created at Freedom Square in remembrance of the Freedom Charter.


HECTOR PIETERSON MEMORIAL MUSEUM

Hector Pieterson Memorial is named after Hector (Pitso) Pieterson a 13 year old boy who was killed on the 16th June 1976. The Memorial interprets the Memory, Legacy and History of the 1976 National uprisings. Since its establishment in 2002 it has developed a diverse collection of Oral testimonies, Historical documents and the Material culture of the uprisings.  
MANDELA MUSEUM HOUSE
Mandela House in Vilakazi Street Soweto was built in 1945. Nelson Mandela's former house provides an effective, efficient and meaningful experience to all visitors, informing them of the former President Nelson Mandela's story in the context of his life as a whole, in a manner that promotes Human rights, Democracy, Reconciliation, Mutual respect and Tolerance amongst the people of South Africa.  

BUFFET LUNCH AT SAKHUMZI RESTAURANT (OPTIONAL EXTRA)
Sakhumzi restaurant in Soweto, is serving South African Cuisine Buffet lunch in the form of dumplings, Rice, Pap, Samp and Tripe. Other meals served include Mutton, Beef, Chicken, fish, Vegetables and Salads.

**Please indicate if you will go with lunch on your tour.  

 

 

JOHANNESBURG CITY TOUR (Part 2)

The City of Gold also needs exploring! Johannesburg owes its existence to the discovery of Gold in 1886. In a short space of time it developed from a small Miner's camp to a City. Johannesburg is the financial Capital of Southern Africa and the Provincial Capital of Gauteng Province. You will have a chance to visit the Constitution Hill, Top of Africa and see the Mandela Bridge.


CONSTITUTION HILL
Constitution Hill is the new home of the Constitutional Court. It is the sight of the Notorious Old Fort Prison complex, commonly known as NUMBER FOUR, where thousands of ordinary criminals were brutally punished before the dawn of Democracy in 1994. Most of South Africa's leading Political activists, including Mahatma Ghandi and Nelson Mandela were detained here.  
TOP OF AFRICA
Top of Africa remains open to those seeking uninterrupted view of Johannesburg. The array of shops and bustling crowds make it a great place to feel the vibe of the city. Visitors can enjoy the Panoramic view of the City of Johannesburg from the Top of Africa, as the Topmost floor of Carlton Centre is known. Carlton Centre is the tallest building in Africa. Construction was lengthy, beginning in 1967 and ending in 1974  
MANDELA BRIDGE
Have an opportunity to see Nelson Mandela bridge in Johannesburg. The proposal of the bridge was to modernise the Inner City and to link two main business areas, namely Braamfontein and Newtown.  

PICK UP POINT: We pick up from your Hotel, Home, Guest house, OR Tambo International airport, work place, Sandton Gautrain Station etc.

DEPARTURE TIMES: Daily at 09h00

MINIMUM: 1 Person

*Hours indicated include travelling time

Please note: we work with individuals and groups, rates will be supplied on request. 




 
   
 
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