Soweto is a township sprawling across a vast area 20 kilometers south-west of Johannesburg. The word was originally an acronym for “South Western Townships”. Soweto is a vibrant, colorful area, rich in political history that had great significance in the struggle against apartheid.
  • Departures: Daily
  • Duration: ± 4 hours
  • Minimum: 2 people

Tour Highlights

  • FNB Stadium
  • Vilakazi Street
  • Homes of Nelson Mandela and Archbishop Desmond Tutu
  • Hector Pieterson Museum
  • Visit shanty town
  • Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital

Soweto is a township sprawling across a vast area 20 kilometers south-west of Johannesburg. The word was originally an acronym for “South Western Townships”. Soweto is a vibrant, colorful area, rich in political history that had great significance in the struggle against apartheid This exiting tour comprises:

  • Visit or drive pass informal settlements and affluent suburbs of Soweto.
  •  We pass by the National Football Stadium, which hosted the opening and closing ceremonies of the World Cup 2010.
  • Drive past Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, the largest hospital in the Southern Hemisphere.
  • Visit to Regina Mundi Church, the largest Catholic Church that played a pivotal role in the township’s history of resistance against apartheid.
  • Visit to Walter Sisulu Square in Kliptown, the site of the signing of the historic Freedom Charter in 1955.
  • Drive along Vilakazi Street, the only street in the world where two Nobel Prize winners lived: Nelson Mandela & Desmond Tutu.
  • Drive pass Mandela Family Museum, where Mandela lived with his first wife Evelyn and second wife Winnie before and after prison.
  • Visit to Hector Pieterson Museum, erected in commemoration of the 1976 Soweto student uprisings. Hector Pieterson was one of the first pupils to die at the hand off the police.
  • African cuisine Lunch in local restaurant is optional.
ZAR 700 per person sharing  

Tour Includes:

  • Transfer
  • Guide
  • Entrance to Hector Pieterson Museum

Tour Excludes:

  • Refreshments
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities and personal items
  • Mandela House Museum (optional)