Early morning …as you get ready for this long but fun day ahead; we explore the history, architecture, the culture and museums of the vibrant City of Gold (Johannesburg).
This tour will give you an overall history about South Africa’s history. We will visit various attractions in both Johannesburg and Soweto.
Our tours are run by by well trained and well experienced tourist who are registered with accredited tourism authority(THETA)tourism,hospitality,sports,education and training authority.
our guides are very knowledgeable,love working with people,always smiling and very welcoming.
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.
We are a small and intimate company that always puts our clients first. It is our goal for each and every individual to have an experience that they will always remember and come to love South Africa as much as we do.
As a company, we take pride in what we do and will always go above and beyond to accommodate our clients to the best of our ability. You will also have access to the directors of Moving on African Grounds so that if there are any issues or concerns they will be resolved immediately.
Please advise the tour guide of any specific interests such as birds, floral and fauna.
Closed vehicles are available for safari if preferred.
Start and end times of the vacation are flexible.
For larger groups of adults and children 6+ people pricing per person decreases.
Note: Children under 6 years of age must be in closed vehicles only
I was born and groomed in Soweto, I've been in other countries and have experienced how other people live. Having me as a guide will give you a better view of Soweto and also will give you a better understanding about how we Sowetans live.
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
Reliable,knowledgeable,fun,experience,smile,affordable,unique,this tour is unique because it combines culture and wildlife in one day,guest will enjoy the South African tribes,they way of living,the food and the traditional dancing.
This private tour offers a deeper understanding of South Africa's apartheid era than would be possible by just reading about it. As well as visiting the comprehensive Apartheid Museum, you'll drive through the township of Soweto, stopping at such landmarks as Nelson Mandela House and Desmond Tutu House.
Be taken on a guided tour through the Sterkfontein Caves where the famous fossil Mrs Ples was discovered and see the underground lake 60 meters below the surface. Thereafter go to Maropeng to see the 4 main elements that creates earth and a boat ride through time.
You then go to Hartbeespoort Dam and go to the top of the Magaliesberg Mountains in a aerial cable-way where on a clear day you can see as far as Pretoria, Johannesburg and the Pilanesberg in the North West Provence
Explore South Africa's most famous township with this half-day tour of Soweto from Johannesburg. Join a knowledgeable local guide, born and raised in Soweto, for this unforgettable experience. Get personal insights into the culture of the township and learn about Soweto's vibrant modern personality.
5-hour tour of Soweto from Johannesburg
Visit this famous township with a guide who was born and raised there
See the former homes of Nelson Mandela and Archbishop Desmond Tutu
Learn about the 1976 Soweto Uprising
Meet some of the residents of a Soweto shanty town
Combine Johannesburg city tour, Soweto, and Apartheid Museum in one tour
Learn through your guide's commentary
All entrance fees included
Lunch, snacks, bottled water
Round-trip hotel transportation
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.
Get to know the city through the eyes of a passionate local. With no set itinerary, you can customize the tour or leave it up to the local for an insightful introduction to the city. Make travel about the people you meet not just the places you see. With our walking tours, you’ll skip the mundane historical tours and discover the city through a local’s eyes. Experience a tour that will transform the way you travel to make it as much about the people you meet, as it is the places you see. Our local guides (Lokafyers) are passionate about their city and eager to share their knowledge and perspective. Since Lokafyers are not professional guides and tour occasionally, they provide an experience that’s authentic and personal, like a friend showing you around their city. By the end of the tour, you'll feel comfortable navigating the city and confident that you have all the information you need to make the most of your stay.
The is the best guided cultural and historical day tour where you will have full experience of history and city sightseeing! The tour will start from your hotel in Johannesburg with pick-u at 830am and then you will continue on to see Johannesburg and the Mandela Bridge on your way to Soweto, the oldest black township in South Africa where you will explore the dark past of apartheid.
Transfer in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle
Pickup in Johannesburg
Informal Settlement walk in shanty town
Entrance to Hector Peterson Museum and
Walk at Regina Mundi Church and Vilakazi Street
Tour of Mandela house in Soweto
View Desmond Tutu House and Winnie Mandela House
View the Soweto cooling towers and the Baragwaneth Hospital
After that you heard to the Apartheid Museum where you will go through the museum exploring the dark past of apartheid in South Africa
Johannesburg is the world's largest city not built on a coastline, or on a lake or river. That's why Joburg is also called the world's biggest 'dry port'. More than half of the cargo that arrives through the ports of Durban and Cape Town arrives at the container terminal at City Deep. Even though Johannesburg is well over 120 years old (founded on 4 October 1886 during the gold rush), it is still one of the youngest major cities in the world.
There is only one other city on the continent that is bigger than Joburg, and that is the bustling metropolis of Cairo in Egypt. Johannesburg is the second biggest city on Africa.
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.
If you have anything from a 3 - 5 hour stop over get a fascinating glimpse of Johannesburg and Soweto! Downtown Jozi is a sight to behold. Not the normal Inner City for very good reasons. A gritty city not a pretty city that started off as a rough gold mining camp in 1886. Experience the struggle to reclaim the city and turn it around. See the different styles of architecture from different decades side by side from Victorian to Edwardian Baroque to Italiante to Brutalist! From there we take a drive through Soweto, the largest and most important African township in South Africa. Set up as a migrant labour camp in the early 1900's it is now called home by 4 -5 million African people. Colourful, bustling and hustling is what its all about.
Take the hassle out of planning your safari with this package that includes two nights' accommodation at Mabula Game Lodge, two game drives per day, and all meals. On your morning and late afternoon game drives you'll head into the bush to see the Big Five and more, then return to lodge to make use of its excellent facilities.
Explore Apartheid in depth and in person by visiting the most significant sites in Joburg. Start on Constitution Hill to learn about the daily lives of the black prisoners once held here. Then tour downtown by car for a chance to compare how the city's white population lived before
Make a day trip to Sun City as easy as possible with round-trip transportation, entrance fees, and lunch included. You'll be able to explore the property at your leisure and not worry about the hassle of a rental car. Private transportation means you can simply relax and enjoy the scenic drive; no waiting for other passengers.
For new arrivals in an unfamiliar city, it can be difficult to know where to find the best shopping. Let this private, customized tour show you the way to locals' favorite hotspots so you can find the perfect goods.
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.
Best Johannesburg city exploration with Johannesburg city expert guide. The only best to get to know the city of Johannesburg. Learn more about the early beginning of the city and the ever expanding mixed city cultures by multi-nations still flocking in large numbers into the city. Also a moment to sit and enjoy coffee in one of the city popular coffee shop.