Soweto Tour

Price from: R798 per person

Duration: ±4.5 hours

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 ethnicity in early Johannesburg.

THE TOUR: 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.

DEPARTS: - Daily, in the afternoons (except 16. 25 + 26 Dec & 01 Jan & 16 Jun), from Sandton hotels ±12h45, Rosebank hotels ±13h15

NOTE: - Minimum 2 guests - English commentary only

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JOHANNESBURG: 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.

SOWETO: Soweto – a vast township that grew from a forced settlement in 1904 that aimed to segregate races and ethnicity in early Johannesburg.

FREEDOM SQUARE: 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.

CHRIS HANI BARAGWANATH: You’ll also visit several inspiring projects to experience Soweto’s ongoing striving for community development, and pass by Africa’s largest hospital, Chris Hani Baragwanath.

Location

Depart

Sandton & Rosebank hotels

Return

Sandton & Rosebank hotels

Inclusions

Return transfers from Sandton & Rosebank hotels

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