history walk

Don't watch Soweto, be part of Soweto

Don't watch Soweto, be part of Soweto

Duration:5.5 hours total
Includes:Food
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

My experience as a tour guide makes me a qualified host because tourism has always been about showing hospitality through history and culture. Music, dance, and food are a very important part of South African history. People have always found that music can be their voice if the normal way of communicating is not working. I do not give you an audiobook experience of Soweto I invite you to be part…
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What we’ll do

We will begin by going to Vilakazi Street to experience both the historical and current happenings of Soweto. We will go to Mr. Nelson Mandela's house and Mr. Desmond Tutu's home, and also to Mrs. Winnie Madikizela Mandela's home, where I will explain how Soweto started and when and why it was built. We will visit the Shova Lifestyle store, Vilakazi Curio shop shops that have given young and old…

What else you should know

You may have read that Soweto is dangerous, but I can say that Soweto is not so bad. It's not perfect, but it is safer than many European cities. Sowetan people have "ubuntu"—a humanity toward others.

What I’ll provide

Food
Food and some transport

What to bring

Pocket money
Jersey
Sun hat
Sun glasses
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history walk
$33 per person
$33 per person