Full-Day Soweto City Tour with Apartheid Museum

Tours & Sightseeing in Soweto

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from$77.84
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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.
Start your day with a pickup from your accommodation by your guide then begin the journey to Soweto. On the way, you will pass by the famous National Football Stadium City, which hosted the opening and closing ceremonies of the Soccer World Cup 2010. From there, enter the Diepkloof area, where the vendors are located, selling just about anything you can imagine. In Orlando West, you will visit Vilakazi Street and drive past the Mandela House where a visit into the museum is optional as well as past the home of Archbishop Desmond Tutu.Next, read about the Soweto uprising on June 16, 1970 in South Africa. For you to truly experience the full history and heritage of this famous township, the guide will take you into the depths of the shanty towns where you get to interact with some of the locals and see how they live. Drive past the Soweto Campus of the Johannesburg University before lunch and make a stop at Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital. After your buffet lunch, visit the world famous Apartheid museum where you will learn about the history of South Africa and the struggle of its people during the apartheid era for approximately 2-hours before returning you back to hotel

What’s included

  • Small-group tour
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch
  • Driver/guide

What’s not included

  • Drinks
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities (optional)

Highlights

  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Family friendly
  • Lunch included
  • Led by a local guide
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