Cultural Cape Town - Langa and Khayelitsha

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Cultural Cape Town - Langa and Khayelitsha information and booking

4 hours
Departs from
Tour departs from Cape Town city hotels
Returns to
Tour returns to original point of departure
Time of departure
9am or 1.30pm
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Tour description provided by Viator

This cultural tour showcases some of the oldest monuments and historical sights in Cape Town. See Langa, the oldest formal township and the Gugulethu township. Visit the largest informal settlement - Khayelitsha, before popping in to a shebeen where you will meet and interact with the local community.

On this Cultural Tour you will visit Bo Kaap, also known as the Malay Quarter of Cape Town. Many of the inhabitants are decendants of people from Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India and Malaysia who were enslaved by the Dutch in the 17th and 18th centuries. The area is well known for the colorfully painted houses which line the steep and narrow streets.

Continue to Langa, the oldest formal township, before continuing to the Gugulethu township to view local crafters at work. Next you will visit Khayelitsha, South Africa's largest and fastest growing township, with it's vibrant culture and people. Visit a shebeen (tavern) and meet and interact with the local community.

What's included

  • Entrance fees
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Professional narration by tour guide

What isn't included

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities (optional)