Join us as we board our taxi (minivan) to Soweto on a tour where we will catch a glimpse of the City of Joburg while listening to the story of the City of Gold and that of Soweto, South Africa’s largest township, with over 3.5 million inhabitants.
Our first stop is @ Soccer City - "The Calabash" stadium as its known to the local football fans and host to the finale in the 2010 FIFA tournament. A drive by Soweto Towers where tourist can do a bungy jump from the top of the towers to the restaurant below
From here we continue through the suburbs towards Hector Peterson Museum and memorial site, we walk down Vilakazi Street, passing the homes of Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu
soaking up the vibrant street sounds
We drive past the present day house of Mrs Winnie Mandela, a stop at Kliptown Youth Centre where clients do a walk through the shanty town with a local guide - the square where the our constitutions were unveiled in 1951.
On our way out of Soweto we drive past Chris Hani Barathghana Hospital and Taxi rank
1/2 day Soweto Tour
R 600 pp or R 900 single
Lunch own account
Depart 8 am return 2 pm (entrance fees included)