The best of Johannesburg can be tricky to find on your own. Enlist the help of a local guide on this Johannesburg tour that side steps the usual spots and embraces things like art, architecture, culture, history, and a traditional healers market.
Set off from your hotel around 8am and head to Ghandi Square, where you’ll take in the impressive statue of a youthful Gandhi and artwork celebrating Joburg’s multicultural roots. Continue to the base of the Carlton Centre, the city's tallest skyscraper. Head up to the 50th floor to soak up the views before hitting the pavements, strolling down streets lined with both historic and modern buildings.Hop in a local taxi to take you to the Mai Mai Traditional Healers Market. Once an old horse stable, the market now houses over 176 stalls carrying traditional medicines, African attire, beadwork, artifacts, walking sticks, and local crafts. After exploring the market, you’ll hit Main Street to experience the atmosphere of daily life in Johannesburg. You’ll set your compass back to Ghandi Square where you’ll get local recommendations for your guide before being transferred back to your hotel.