Apartheid History Tour: Pretoria and Soweto from Johannesburg

Day Trips & Excursions in Pretoria

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Enjoy this full day Pretoria, Johannesburg, Soweto and Apartheid Tour that will get you to know the history of South Africa. You will visit the Voortrekker Museum in Pretoria which have the history of the Afrikaaners people of South Africa Get to know about the Great Trek . You will also get to see the Union buildings of South Africa which houses the office of the president. You will also make your way to Soweto to get a full glimpse of the South Africa history and pass through the Apartheid Museum to know more the history in detail. Finish off things in Johannesburg Town passing through the famous Mandela bridge and get a taste of down town Johannesburg City.Tour Highlights • Visit Voortrekker Monument in Pretoria • Visit Union Building in Pretoria • Visit Soweto and Hector Pieterson Museum • Visit Mandela House In Soweto    • Visit Apartheid Museum in Soweto
Start your historical day tour ready to know what transpired back in those days and how it has shaped the current South dynamic Rainbow nation. Head to Pretoria just over 30 km from Johannesburg making your way to the first stop, the Voortrekker Museum where you'll get to know the history of the the Afrikaaners people of South Africa. You will get to know more about the monument and why it is built the way it is. From there you'll drive through the beautiful Pretoria town also known as Tswane. Visit the Union Building which houses the president of South Africa at this point you can get a splendid view of Pretoria City and find a perfect place to take photos.Continue on to Soweto Town where you will get to see the 1976 Youth Uprising by Visiting the famous Hector Peterson Museum and also visit the house of the South Africa Apartheid hero Nelson Mandela in Vilakazi Street. Continue on to see the Apartheid Museum where you will get the fine print of what actually transpired during those apartheid days and conclude your tour by passing through Johannesburg City as you head back to your hotel in Johannesburg.

What’s included

  • Bottled water
  • Snacks
  • Lunch
  • All activities
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop off

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities


  • Family friendly
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Free snacks included