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Soweto Tour Packages

SOWETO TOUR: (Half day: ± 4 hours)

Soweto, the biggest settlement area in South Africa, on the South Western part of Johannesburg, was established for Black people in 1931. Soweto has a rich history of the Liberation Struggle in South Africa. The tour is conducted by professional Tour guides. Our Soweto tour route covers the following Sites:

  • Diepkloof Extension
  • Hostels
  • Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital
  • Bara Taxi rank
  • Squatter Camps
  • Walter Sisulu Square of Dedication (Freedom Square)
  • Regina Mundi Catholic Church

 


Have an opportunity do the tour of Hector Pieterson Memorial Museum and Mandela Museum House. The tour proceeds to Vilakazi Street, the famous street with Historical significance. The houses of two Nobel Peace Prize Winners - former President Mandela and Archbishop Emeritus Tutu are situated here.  

FREEDOM SQUARE
Freedom Square is named after Walter Sisulu who was sentenced to life imprisonment with Nelson Mandela in 1964. This is where the ANC Freedom Charter was signed on the 26th June 1955. A National Monument is created at Freedom Square in remembrance of the Freedom Charter.


HECTOR PIETERSON MEMORIAL MUSEUM

Hector Pieterson Memorial is named after Hector (Pitso) Pieterson a 13 year old boy who was killed on the 16th June 1976. The Memorial interprets the Memory, Legacy and History of the 1976 National uprisings. Since its establishment in 2002 it has developed a diverse collection of Oral testimonies, Historical documents and the Material culture of the uprisings.  
MANDELA MUSEUM HOUSE
Mandela House in Vilakazi Street Soweto was built in 1945. Nelson Mandela's former house provides an effective, efficient and meaningful experience to all visitors, informing them of the former President Nelson Mandela's story in the context of his life as a whole, in a manner that promotes Human rights, Democracy, Reconciliation, Mutual respect and Tolerance amongst the people of South Africa.  

BUFFET LUNCH AT SAKHUMZI RESTAURANT (OPTIONAL EXTRA)
Sakhumzi restaurant in Soweto, is serving South African Cuisine Buffet lunch in the form of dumplings, Rice, Pap, Samp and Tripe. Other meals served include Mutton, Beef, Chicken, fish, Vegetables and Salads.

**Please indicate if you will go with lunch on your tour.
*** Shisanyama (braai/barbeque) lunch can be arranged for groups (10+)  


 

PICK UP POINT: We can pick you up from your Hotel, Home, Guest house, OR Tambo International Airport, workplace, Sandton Gautrain Station etc.

DEPARTURE TIMES: Daily at 09h00

MINIMUM: 1 Person

*Hours indicated include travelling time

Please note: we work with individuals and groups, rates will be supplied on request. 

 

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