If you are looking to understand South Africa’s historical past and see where iconic events took place, this tour is for you. Out Soweto historical tour takes you on a leisurely ride to visit Soweto and experience a melting pot of South African’s diverse cultures on our safe guided tour. Soweto is a township rich in heritage and culture influenced by politics, music, and fashion, making it a must-see destination for tourists who are looking to see more than just the Big 5.
Our Soweto tour is conducted by our professional and well-versed tour guides who will share with you intriguing insights about Soweto’s different faces and key events like the Sharpeville Massacre and the 1976 Soweto Uprising that shaped much of what is South Africa today. This tour shows the living realities of the inequalities still experienced by the locals while appreciating the few additions made in attempts to uplift the community.
Our Soweto Historical tour includes the following attractions and sites:
– Soweto Towers*
– Vilakazi street where the houses of the two Nobel Prize winners – former late President Nelson Mandela and Archbishop Emeritus Tutu are situated
– Mandela’s Museum House
– Hector Pieterson Memorial museum
– The late Winnie Mandela’s house
– Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital
– Neighbouring Squatter camps
– The Apartheid Museum
– Regina Mundi Church
Plus you have the option to taste the cultural hues of African Cuisine on Vilakazi Street.
Additionally, a visit to the Oriental Plaza will leave you all shopped out and stuffed with delicious halaal delicacies! The Oriental Plaza is an exotic bazaar with an endless choice of shops and restaurants and where haggling over the price is the norm.
± 6 Hours (Half Day Tour)
± 8 Hours (Full Day Tour)
Half Day Price:
From R500 pp (min 2 pax )
Full Day Price:
From R850 pp (min 2 pax)
The price includes lunch, pick up and drop offs from your hotel / central place, professional photos for your memory book
* If you’re feeling adventurous, you can take a swing at the 100m Bungee Jump or the Scad free fall at an additional cost.