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Jo'berg in 1 Day: Soweto, Apartheid Museum & City Tour

1. Jo'berg in 1 Day: Soweto, Apartheid Museum & City Tour

After collecting you from your hotel or residence in Johannesburg, your guide will give you a quick pre departure tour briefing before departing to Soweto (South Western Township). On your way to Soweto you pass by the National Football Stadium City, which hosted the opening and closing ceremonies of the World Cup 2010. You enter the Diepkloof area, where you will take a walk past vendors selling just about anything. In Orlando West you visit Vilakazi Street - drive past the former home of Nelson Mandela and past the home of Archbishop Desmond Tutu. You will have an opportunity to read about the Soweto uprising on 16 June 1976. On that tragic day an innocent little boy called Hector Pieterson gave up his life and kick-started the liberation of South Africa. During this tour you will pass by the Mandela House. A visit into the museum is optional. You continue your tour driving into one of the shanty towns where you get to interact with some of the locals. By now you will have seen the good, the bad and the ugly facets of Soweto. You drive past the Soweto Campus of the Johannesburg University and end your tour with a stop at the largest hospital in the world: Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital. After Lunch on your own account, you will arrive at the world famous Apartheid Museum. Here you will learn about the history and struggle of South Africa during apartheid. Once you are done with the Apartheid Museum, you head into Johannesburg City and start with the view of the impressive 269 metre Telkom Tower, as seen on many postcards of Johannesburg. You then enter the inspiring Constitution Hill – and Court (when not in session) Political activists like Nelson Mandela and Mahatma Gandhi were once held here. During a tour inside you will learn about some of the legal history of Johannesburg. On your way to Newtown you pass by the longest southern African bridge, named Nelson Mandela bridge. At Mary Fitzgerald Square you can walk on the Jazz Walk of Fame. In short, this tour offers you a unique Johannesburg experience at an affordable rate.

Johannesburg: Private Guided City Tour with Apartheid Museum

2. Johannesburg: Private Guided City Tour with Apartheid Museum

Pick up at the hotel Introducing each other giving the over view of tours. 9:00 we start exploring Johannesburg by constitutional hill and old fort at hillbro Passing by Mandela's bridge 10:45 Stopping at Mandela and Tambo office at chancellor house. Passing by Gandhi's square 12:00 stopping at the ferierra old mine as our last stop that experience we take us more in the post apartheid time and during apartheid. 12:30 pm apartheid museum for 2 hours 2:30 pm back to the logde.

Johannesburg: Mandela Legacy Day Tour

3. Johannesburg: Mandela Legacy Day Tour

Meet your local guide and drive towards your first stop at the quaint Liliesleaf Farm in northern Johannesburg. Discover the history of the place used as a safe house for the African National Congress in the 1960s. Then head to Nelson Mandela Foundation, the last offices that Nelson Mandela occupied before his passing. Find original pieces of history pertaining to the President such as his briefcase, noble price medal, and Xhosa mountain attire. Next, visit the Constitutional Hill, where Nelson Mandela, Mahatma Ghandi, Winnie Madikizela, Joe Slovo and so many others were imprisoned. From here, make your way to the Chancellor House in Johannesburg, that was once home to Nelson Mandela and Oliver Tambo’s first black law firm in South Africa. Get to see the three-story building in the Ferreirasdorp area of Johannesburg. Then, proceed to Mandela House where he lived from 1946 to 1962 with his family. This house is not far from the Tutu house which was also the residential home of Archbishop Desmond Tutu. This is the place where Nelson Mandela returned to after being released from prison in 1990. At the end of the tour discover the exhibitions of the Apartheid Museum.

Le tour de la ville de johannesburg et soweto township

4. Le tour de la ville de johannesburg et soweto township

We will start at the old prison and the old fort ( white prison and native prison ) we will drive in Johannesburg central business ( old minung structure ) We will go the Apartheid museum. ( full history of the south africa struggle ) We will go to the township of Soweto ( most popular ) We see Mandela house and desmond tutu house . Pass in front of the biggest hospital in south africa We will pass by the soweto towers ( now using for jumping ) You have an option to have lunch in soweto ( african restaurant ) we will stop by the hector Peterson museum. than different structure of Soweto ( old house , new house and the rich of soweto)

Johannesburg, Apartheid Museum & Soweto

5. Johannesburg, Apartheid Museum & Soweto

An ultimate experience of Johannesburg & Soweto tour we explore the history, architecture, the culture and museums of the vibrant City and Township of Gold. This tour will give you an overall about South Africa’s history as we visit various attractions in both Johannesburg and Soweto. Itinerary • Pick up at residence. • Visit the Constitution Hill which was built as a prison and today is home to the Highest Court in South Africa it tells the story of our journey to democracy. • We then drive through Braamfontein and Newtown talking about life in the city and some interesting architectural buildings. • We visit the Apartheid Museum, here you will learn about the events of apartheid in South. NB: PLEASE NOTE APARTHEID MUSEUM IS CLOSED ON MONDAY'S & TUESDAYS. • We then drive to Soweto one of the biggest townships in South Africa. • Drive through the FNB Stadium which hosted the 2010 Soccer World Cup Final. • We then start our Soweto tour in Diepkloof as we discuss about the different housing. • Drive past the hostels which has been transformed from migrant labour accommodation to informal family units. • Drive past Chris Hani Baragwanath hospital which is the one of the largest hospitals. • We then view the Soweto Towers which is now the landmark of Soweto. • Then we stop at one of the most prestigious streets in the world Vilakazi Street; which was home to the 2 Noble Peace Prize Winners Arch Bishop Desmond Tutu and Nelson Mandela here you will get a chance to do some souvenir shopping and visit the Mandela House Museum. • Visit the Hector Pietersen Museum; where you will get an overview of the events of the 1976 Soweto Student Uprising. • Tour ends drop off at residence. Please note duration of the tour is dependent on the number of people we have in the group tour, e.g tour with 2 people will go faster then that of 13 people. We deliver our tour based on the itinerary.

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4.5 / 5

based on 115 reviews

Excellent trip. Learned a lot of South Africa’s history and particularly Jo’berg. Tour guide was great, chatted away making it a comfortable tour. Comfortable and clean transport. Would highly recommend!

a great tour with deep impressions of the city of johannesburg and apartheid including soweto. the guide chpo was great, incredibly knowledgeable and very friendly. highly recommended!

Loved our day with Sello. Really happy we decided to go on this trip. It was very informative and we’ve had much fun connecting with everyone. @Sello see you again in 33 years!!

Sello was a very good guide. Very attentive, knowledgeable and friendly. The tour was well thought out and refined. Total asset to your company!

Awesome trip! Well worth the money. The driver had good intel on the area and people!