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SOWETO TOUR PACKAGES:

SOWETO TOUR: (Half day: ± 4 hours)

Hours allocated include travelling time.

Soweto is the popular attraction in Johannesburg for both locals and International tourists. Our Tours are offered by knowledgeable Tour guides.

Have an opportunity to see Soweto, the Biggest Black settlement area in South Africa. Soweto has rich History of the liberation struggle in South Africa. The first houses in Soweto, were built in 1930 at the Townships called Klipspruit and Orlando, South West of Johannesburg. From 1930 until 1960 more than 80 000 houses were built in Soweto. Johannesburg City Council adopted the Collective name: SOWETO for all the Townships South West of Johannesburg.

Soweto is the melting pot of South African Urban Culture. It is the must-see of tourists who are looking to see more than the big 5. Post the 1994 Democratic Election, Soweto has become a place of vibrancy, friendship and contrast.

We visit Vilakazi Street and Hector Pieterson Memorial Museum.

Vilakazi Street in Soweto has a Historical significance. It is the only street in the world where two Nobel Prize winners once lived. The houses of the two Nobel Prize Winners: Late President Mandela and Arch-Bishop Emeritus Tutu are situated in this famous street.

You will have the opportunity to see the various parts of Soweto, how some communities are still in need of development and Poverty alleviation, and how some areas have turned into "small affluent suburbs".

This tour gives you insight about Soweto's many different faces

Soweto tour route include the following Tourist attractions:
  • Diepkloof Extension
  • Hostels
  • Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital
  • Bara Taxi rank
  • Squatter Camps
  • Hector Peterson Memorial Museum
  • Mandela Museum House

 



HECTOR PIETERSON MEMORIAL MUSEUM

Hector Pieterson Memorial is named after Hector (Pitso) Pieterson a 13 year old boy who was the first child to be 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 Since its establishment in 2002 it has developed a diverse collection of Oral testimonies, Historical documents and the Material culture of the uprisings.
Flea markets selling curios, beaded work, African clothing and souvenirs are available in Vilakazi Street and at Hector Pieterson Museum.

 

MANDELA MUSEUM HOUSE
 
Mandela House in Vilakazi Street Soweto was built in 1945 by Johannesburg City Council .Mandela lived in this house before his life imprisonment. 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.

PACKAGE INCLUSIONS:

  • Pick up and drop in a comfortable air conditioned vehicle
  • Guided tour
  • Entrance to Hector Pieterson Museum.

Entrance to Mandela House is Optional. Please let us know if you want to include entrance to Mandela House or if you need to replace Hector Pieterson with Mandela House.

 

 


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.


PICK UP POINTS: 
We pick up from your hotel, guest house, lodge, and work place, in Sandton, Rosebank, and Fourways, Randburg, Roodepoort, around Johannesburg, Midrand, Centurion and Pretoria. Rosebank Gautrain Station, OR Tambo International airport including accommodations around the area.
PICK UP TIMES:
Anytime between 09:30 and 13:00 week days, and between 09:00 and 13:00 during weekends and Public holidays

MINIMUM: 1 Person

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

 

 

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