No results found

{[{item.label}]}

Events in Johannesburg

Filter Events by Sub-Category

Please select a Date first.

Search for a company in Johannesburg

Soweto: Walking Tour with a Local Guide and Lunch

11 Reviews
Tours Sightseeing Tours Sightseeing Walking Tours Theme Tours Culture & History Art & Museums Graffiti & Urban Art Meet the Locals Good for Groups Culinary & Nightlife Food & Drinks Walking tours Art Urban Exploration Reseller exclusions Small group Things to do for adults Medium-risk activities Audio Guides Neighborhood Tours Brooklyn Walking Tours

Learn the history of Soweto and experience the everyday life in the township of Soweto, the young talents and the Morden culture.

Highlights

  • Get an authentic experience with a Sowetan native
  • Taste traditional, local cuisine.
  • Meet the locals
  • Discover the history of Soweto
  • See the house of Nelson Mandela

Description

Discover the history of Soweto, where political icons lived during Apartheid, fighting against the regime. Explore the everyday life, meet the locals, taste local cuisine and get an authentic experience with a Sowetan native guide. Start at the Hector Pietersen Museum and hear about the Soweto uprising that transpired in 1976, which was one the turning point of Apartheid. Be introduced to the famous house of Nelson Mandela in Vilakazi Street, built in 1945, where he lived until he was imprisoned for 27 years. Have a conversation about Arch bishop Desmond Tutu in the famous street in Vilakazi Street. Continue through Orlando East, the first formal settlement of Soweto and Orlando Stadium, Soweto football giants, the Orlando Pirate and ride a minibus taxi to the last stop at the Orlando Towers. Listen to the many personal stories about the family's generations, how apartheid had an impact in each and everyone of them and how Soweto has changed today. Enjoy a traditional, local lunch of Kota (Local burger) or Braii (Barbecue).

Includes

Lunch Local Guide

Important Information

  • People in Soweto are already used to tours and mostly appreciate foreigners coming to experience their community.
  • This tour will take place rain or shine.

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund

Gallery

Book Now Soweto: Walking Tour with a Local Guide and Lunch

My Lists

Create New Guide

OR

Mini Guides
Arrow

Login to create your guides for Johannesburg.

Add to My Guide

Create New Guide

Cancel

Cancel

Create & Share your own Guide to Johannesburg with friends and family!

Add your recommended places to visit by browsing the website and pressing the icon.

Create your own guide of favourite 'must see' places

Earn your Local Expert badge by Sharing your guides with others

Get your guide seen by submitting it to the Mini Guides section

Lists

We Are Part of the My Guide Network!

My Guide Johannesburg is part of the global My Guide Network of Online & Mobile travel guides.

We are now in 120+ Destinations and Growing. If you are interested in becoming a local travel partner and would like to find out more then click for more info about our Website Business Opportunity.

Nearby Destinations