Johannesburg, South Africa
Member Since Jan 2021
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Soweto is filled with culture and history, upholds the apartheid history of Soweto Uprising, and home to Nelson Mandela as well as Archbishop Desmond Tutu. During your visit to Soweto, you will encounter a number of developments for the locals and friendly people. Enjoy pick-up and drop-off at your hotel by our dedicated driver/guide on this private tour.
At guest hotel
Experience the culture and history of Soweto, the heart, and soul of Johannesburg. The township was established in the 1930s by the White government to separate Blacks from Whites. The first residents within the community were located in Kliptown. In the year 1955, more than 3000 people gathered together to conceptualize The Freedom Charter; to which this statement is considered to be very progressive in the world. Within this tour, you will further learn about the Soweto Uprising that simplifies a peaceful protest from the black students; in the quest for a better education. The uprising began in the early morning of 16 June 1976. This led June, 16 as a day to commemorate the student that partook in the protest and lost their lives; in South Africa, it is considered to be ‘Youth Day’. Visit the memorial of Hector Pieterson in Orlando West, the museum is next to the Hector Pieterson Memorial named after the first victim shot dead on 16 June 1963 during the Soweto uprising.
English speaking guide Vehicle and fuel Hotel Pick-up and Drop-off Bottled mineral water
Hector Pieterson Mandela House FNB Stadium
Know Before You Go: Children must be accompanied by an adult Confirmation will be received at the time of booking Infants seats are available - Write in the notes how many seats and age(s) of kids Stroller accessible Wheelchair accessible at certain attractions Near public transport Children below 15 years must be accompanied by an adult Most travelers can participate What To Bring: A jacket or a jersey as the weather can change at any time Comfortable walking shoes are recommended Cash - South African currency (ZAR) and all major credits cards are accepted at places of interests Sunscreen and a hat or a small umbrella Camera or a full charged cellphone to capture memorable moments Please Note: We suggest that the guest reserve a departure flight accordingly on the last day of the tour not earlier than 19:30 for a domestic flight & 21:00 for an international flight.
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