Soweto:half day tour including Mandela House

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Cultural Historical tour conducted by a qualified tour guides through key attractions in Soweto. Visit Vilakazi street and Mandela house where President Mandela lived before his life imprisonment.

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  • Diepkloof Extension, Diepkloof hostels and family units
  • Baragwanath hospital,the biggest hospital in Southern Africa
  • Orlando towers which were cooling towers for the coal run power station
  • Hector Pieterson memorial
  • Vilakazi street where Mandela house is situated.


We pick you up from your hotel or guest house and enter Soweto,the biggest settlement area in South Africa through Diepkloof Extension. We stop at the welcome to Soweto signage to take pictures and to learn about the demographics, history behind the establishment of Soweto and, Urban culture of people in Townships. The tour proceed,we stop at Diepkloof hostels and family units,to view and to learn about the housing project initiated by former President Nelson Mandela. We pass Chris Hani Baragwath hospital on our way to Orlando towers. We stop at the colorful Orlando towers to share information and to take pictures. We pass Johannesburg University Soweto campus,Rea Vaya bus in transit station on our way to Hector Pieterson memorial named after a 13 year old boy who was brutally murdered during Soweto students uprising in 1976. Hawkers at Hector Pieterson Memorial are selling artifacts, curios and clothing; we give you time to browse the flea market and the curio shop incase there is a need. We proceed to the Popular attraction Vilakazi street,where Mandela museum house is situated. Vilakazi street has a Historical significance; the houses of the two Nobel Prize winners,late President Mandela and late Arch Bishop Desmond Tutu are situated in this street. You do the tour of Mandela museum house to learn about the life of this world icon before his life imprisonment. Vilakazi street also has curio shops and a flea market selling items which can be of personal interest to guests Lunch is optional. You can taste South African cuisine buffet lunch at Sakhumzi restaurant situated close to Mandela house or have light lunch at the local restaurant. We drop you off at your hotel at the end of the tour.


Pick up and drop off in a comfortable air conditioned vehicle. Guided tour through key attractions in Soweto. Entrance to Mandela house

Important Information

  • * Allocated time include travelling time. Recommended: *Use suncreen on hot days and wear a hat and sunglasses *Wear comfortable clothes and shoes *Wear a warm clothes on cold days. *Bring some cash or your card to buy items of personal interest/ lunch (optional )

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