Gain insight into the history and culture of Soweto, the largest urban area of Johannesburg, on this tour. The legacy of Apartheid, and the incredible stories of the immense resistance to it, come intensely to life on this expertly guided tour of the vibrant sprawl of Soweto – a vast township that grew from a forced settlement in 1904 that aimed to segregate races and ethnicities in early Johannesburg. You’ll get a fascinating glimpse of bustling neighbourhood life as you drive by the former residences of two South African Nobel Peace Prize winners, as well as visit icons of the “struggle”, such as the Hector Pieterson Memorial, the Regina Mundi Church and Freedom Square. You’ll also visit several inspiring projects to experience Soweto’s on-going striving for community development, and pass by Africa’s largest hospital, Chris Hani Baragwanath. Your tour includes live onboard commentary and hotel pick-up and drop-off.
• 3.5 hours
Join this 9-hour guided tour of Soweto with a small-group of no more than 11 guest. Tour the Apartheid Museum, Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, and local shanty towns. Enjoy a delicious traditional buffet lunch along with complimentary hotel pickup and drop-off. Learn from your guide, the historical background and cultural of this great town.
• 9 hours
On this full day tour your guide, who was born and raised in Soweto, will take you past all the hotspots in Soweto, the Apartheid Museum and sites in Johannesburg. The tour will take you deep into the township culture, so you can enjoy a personal experience of how vibrant and lively this part of Johannesburg really is!
• 10 hours
Embark on a tour where you will have full experience of historical and city sightseeing of Soweto and Johannesburg! See some of the most important locations as well as an informative friendly guide to take you on an experience you will not forget!
• 8 hours
See Johannesburg city sights in the morning and then pedal your way around Soweto. Led by a friendly guide, your half-day tour starts with a glimpse of Orlando West and East vistas. After lunch, explore Soweto on a bike tour before finishing the tour back at Lebo's.Please note: the cycling portion of this tour will be about two hours. The full duration time of the tour is to cover pick-ups and drop-offs, as well as pre-cycle preparation time.
• 6 hours
Enjoy a complete tour of the best that Soweto has to offer. Located South West from Johannesburg, you will catch a glimpse of the lives of its estimated 3 million residents as well as it's many famous sites!
• 4 hours
Soweto is a cluster of townships, on the south-western flank of Johannesburg and was created in the 1930s. It is the biggest black urban settlement in Africa with a rich political history.
• 4 hours
On this half day tour in Soweto, your guide, who was born and raised in Soweto, will take you past all the hotspots in Soweto. The Soweto tour will take you deep into the township culture, so you can enjoy a personal experience of how vibrant and lively this part of Johannesburg really is.
• 5 hours
This short tour will let you experience day to day life in the township and the famous spots such as Nelson Mandela's house. It will give you a brief but good inside into the history and daily life of black's in South Africa. All of this including stories about the struggle by black South Africans against Apartheid.
• 2 hours
Get an overview of significant historic sites in Johannesburg and the township of Soweto during this full-day private tour. Your informative guide highlights points of interest that changed the cultural and political landscape of South Africa, especially in response to the country's apartheid regime. See the former homes of Nelson Mandela and spend time exploring the Apartheid Museum. Your customizable itinerary includes lunch on famous Vilakazi Street and round-trip hotel transport.
• 8 hours