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Get to know the history and landmarks of Johannesburg, also known as the City of Gold, in a full-day tour. Visit Soweto, the hometown of Nelson Mandela, as well as a full city tour and a visit to the Apartheid Museum. All entrance fees, lunch, snacks, and bottled water included. Pickup and drop-off at your Johannesburg hotel.
Immerse yourself in the tumultuous history of Soweto Township on this half-day tour from Johannesburg, which includes a visit to the Apartheid Museum. Learn about the historically black area and the struggles that occurred against apartheid there through your guide's insightful commentary as you travel; you'll learn a lot more on a guided tour than you would simply exploring on your own.
Get a comprehensive tour of Pretoria, the administrative capital of South Africa, on this half-day excursion. Following a guide and a carefully curated itinerary means you won't miss any of the must-see highlights, including the Voortrekker Monument, Freedom Square, Loftus Versveld, the Kruger House, Pretoria University, and other landmarks. As you travel, listen to in-depth commentary from your guide to learn about the city's history, culture, and people.
A private tour that is more welcoming with full of interesting facts about the history and culture of South Africa. Get the first hand experience from the guide who born and groomed in Soweto. The package include a much needed and highly recommended local lunch in Soweto.
Soweto is one of the most famous townships in Johannesburg and the site of many significant events during the apartheid era. On this tour, discover the township’s troubled history and rich cultural heritage as you stroll down Vilikazi Street, learn about the Youth Uprising in 1976 at the Hector Pieterson Museum, and visit the Nelson Mandela House Museum. Then, find out more about South Africa’s harrowing history at the Apartheid Museum.
This is a exploration tour of Pretoria, We first visit the Voortrekker Monument, designed by the architect Gerard Moerdijk, this massive granite structure is prominently located on a hilltop, and was raised to commemorate the Voortrekkers who left the Cape Colony between 1835 and 1854. Designed and built by Herbert Baker and completed in 1913, the Union Buildings housed the administrative offices of the Union of South Africa. Today it is still the official seat of government and houses the offices of the President of South Africa. The building is made from light sandstone and is over 275m long. The Premier Mine is an underground diamond mine owned by Petra Diamonds in the town of Cullinan. Established in 1902, it was renamed the Cullinan Diamond Mine in November 2003 in celebration of its centenary. The mine rose to prominence in 1905, when the Cullinan Diamond – the largest rough diamond of gem quality ever found – was discovered there.
The true expedition about human ancestry in African land " Cradle of Humankind" through excavated fossils within the Sterkfontein caves. This Journey does not end with Mrs Pless discoveries, learn more about Little foot and Homo Naledi. Due to this contributing factors this site is honoured and declared a world Heritage site by Unesco in 1999. Answers to questions about human origins are found here. The journey to uncover more is still going on within many sites ( not less than 200 sites) in this 47000 hectares area.
Explore the Cradle of Human Kind, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, on this full-day tour from Johannesburg. Learn about where the human race started and see fossils that date back to the beginning of humans' time on earth.
This tour is a tour provides a great way to see everything that stands out about South Africa's History in one day. We start in Pretoria which is the administrative capital of South Africa. Known as "Jacaranda City" for its thousands of jacaranda trees, it's also home to universities and government buildings. The Voortrekker Monument, honors 19th-century Afrikaans settlers from the Cape Colony. We then pass close by, the Kruger House is where Paul Kruger, the former President of the Transvaal, lived from 1883 to 1901. The semicircular Union Buildings encompass the president's offices and hosted Nelson Mandela's inauguration. The Apartheid Museum illustrates the rise and fall of South Africa’s era of segregation and oppression, and is an absolute must-see. We then head to Soweto township bordering the city's mining belt in the south. The Hector Pieterson Museum located two blocks away from where Hector Pieterson was shot and killed. We visit Mandela House, on Vilakazi Street.
Johannesburg(New York of Africa) in South Africa is the second largest city in Africa, in 2016 there were 4.94 million people living in the City of Johannesburg. Joburg, or Jozi as some prefer to call it, offers visitors an experience as unique and diverse as the city itself. Whether you are on business, in search of a cultural encounter, an adrenaline rush or simply want to relax and unwind for a few days, the city of Johannesburg has everything you’re looking for and more!
History. Settlement of Johannesburg began in 1886, when gold was discovered in the Witwatersrand by an Australian prospector named George Harrison. The discovery spurred a feverish gold rush as fortune hunters from all over the world descended on the area.
Learn about the different tribes of South Africa on this half-day tour to the Lesedi Cultural Village. Get a window in to the culture of tribes such as the Xhosa and the Zulu, as well as a chance to taste their cuisine. Round-trip hotel transportation included.
Gain more insight about Township living cultures by interacting with welcoming and friendly local people despite level of their classes. Discover what makes life matter to them and many events, heroes & heroines that contributed in shaping of this Africa Iconic township. Spending some minutes walking in the shanty town we make it optional. Is real, unique and more affordable in rates.
Explore the history of modern South Africa during this private 5-hour day trip to Pretoria from Johannesburg. Learn the story of the ‘Afrikaaners’ in South Africa at the Voortrekker Museum, explore the various government buildings housing politicians like the president, and tour the Kruger Museum. Round-trip hotel transport, entrance fees, and snacks are included.
This Tour tells a history of South African White ancestors, how they suffered and struggled against black tribes to come and settle in Pretoria, this tour also tells you the history of the oldest mine pipe in the world
The city expert guides we provide on this tour will take one back to 1652 when the first Europeans to settle in the country landed in the Cape area. Through his (the guide) topic one to gain more insight about Who is Who behind the making of this beautiful city.
Every so often Pretoria or Tshwane is regarded as “Jacaranda City” and justifies the name in late spring when the Jacaranda trees blossom into a flood of purple. It’s the administrative capital city of South Africa and immersed in the ancient history of South Africa. All these sightings make the city a prefect starting point for adventurous holidaymakers.
Get a taste of South African tribal culture on this half-day tour of the Lesedi Cultural Village from Johannesburg. Follow a traditional Zulu warrior around the camp for a tour, learning about the different tribes that make South Africa known as the "Rainbow Nation". Participate in a drumming and dancing session, as well as spear-throwing and a traditional South African buffet lunch. Round-trip transportation from Johannesburg means there's no need to rent a car.
Soweto is the most iconic township in South Africa. The city is busting with a rich cultural heritage that was borne from the discovery of gold and oppressive policy of Apartheid. Discover the role Soweto played in the struggle against Apartheid. And of course, take a tour of the worlds most famous man-Nelson Mandela. All in all, a unique and interactive experience that is perfect for travelers with limited time. Soweto is situated a mere 30 minutes from most hotels in a Johannesburg.
Known as the “Jacaranda City" due to its mauve blossomed tree-lined streets, Pretoria is a quiet city in North Gauteng. It is one of the country's three capital cities, serving as the seat of the administrative branch of government. Pretoria was founded in 1855 by Marthinus Pretorius, a leader of the Voortrekkers, who named it after his father Andries Pretorius and chose a spot on the banks of the "Apies rivier" (Afrikaans for "Monkeys river") to be the new capital of the South African Republic (ZAR). We stop at the Voortrekker Monument located just south of Pretoria. This massive granite structure is prominently located on a hilltop, and was raised to commemorate the Voortrekkers who left the Cape Colony between 1835 and 1854. We pass the house of Paul Kruger and Church Square then head to,The Union Buildings which form the official seat of the South African Government and also house the offices of the President of South Africa.
Soweto is one of Johannesburg’s most famous townships, once home to Nelson Mandela. On this tour, learn more the township’s history and former residents as you explore with a local guide who was born in Soweto. Meet the locals as you stroll down lively Vilikazi Street, stop to admire the Hector Pieterson Memorial, and pay a visit to Nelson Mandela’s House. Also included is lunch at a Soweto restaurant, where you’ll have chance to sample regional dishes.
Take a trip out of the city and journey back time on this tour into the heart of the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site. Discover the ancient limestone formations of the Sterkfontein Caves where the oldest known human fossil was found, then take in the views on a drive through the Cradle before visiting the Maropeng exhibition center.
Dive in to South Africa History in Cape Town and Johannesburg on these 10 Days Tour.Enjoy the best tour that combines all the best attractions in these 2 Cities. We will start the tour in Johannesburg where we will learn about the history of Apartheid and also get a taste of Safari before taking a flight and heading to Cape Town for the remainder of the Tour.