Johannesburg And Soweto

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  • Duration: 1 Days
  • Departure Details :
    Centrally located Johannesburg hotels
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Visit the bussling innards of Jozi Tour of the Constitutional Court and the Old Fort Prison where Ghandi and Mandela were held. Drive through the Maboneng Precinct where artists portray their work and see some innovative building designs which are part of the JHB urban regeneration project. Visit the famous Vilakazi street in downtown Soweto where you can visit Nelson Mandelas original house. Have a walk down the local residents houses to experience true township life and visit Hector Pieterson Museum where the students led a serious uprising fighting against Afrikaans being taught in schools.

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Pick up from your hotel and transported to Joburg hustling and bustling inner city via upmarket Houghton area.Drive over Mandela Bridge, the longest in Africa and visit the top of Africa at 223 meters high. Learn how quickly Johannesburg became a city after the first sightings of Gold. Get to visit Constitutional Hill, The Constitutional Court and Old Fort Prison, (closed Sundays), where you do a fascinating tour of the prison where famous people such as Gandhi and Mandela among others, were held. Go inside the Constitution Court which has one of the most unique designs. We then head to Maboneng Precinct where you see the artistic side of Joburg with some innovative building designs, just one of the forms of urban regeneration in the area while checking out the beautiful abstract restaurants.We then head off to Soweto, a tour which focuses on the history of South Africa. It exposes the extreme racism experienced and the truth of what happened during apartheid (separation). The tour also shows you what life is like in the bubbling Soweto where theres always something going on.Visit Diepkloof freedom charter The freedom charter served to consolidate an alliance of anti- apartheid forces in the 1950s. It is a statement of core principles which we can explore.View one of the local squatter camps where you can see how tough living conditions can be when not given a chance in this country.Visit Regina Mundi Church (closed on Sun as there is mass), the biggest catholic church in Soweto and one of the places that came under fire during the student uprising on June 16 1976.Visit Hector Pieterson museum where you learn about how the students fought against Afrikaans being implemented as the language used in school, and the consequences which followed.You will visit Nelson Mandelas and Desmond Tutus house in the famous Vilakazi street  where you can feel a vibe like no other. . You will see evidence of attacks at Mandelas house still seen today for fighting for what he believed in, freedom for all South Africans.

Inclusions

  • Entrance fees
  • Driver/guide
  • Local guide
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Adult pricing applies to all travelers

A moderate amount of walking is involved