Soweto Day Tour - 1 Day

Trip Facts

  • 1-10 people
  • 4-5* and depending on location.
  • 11
  • Many extra excursions?
  • South-Africa, Swaziland, Lesotho
  • Small Bus Mercedes Sprinter or similar

Visit World famous Landmarks such as the Baragwanath Precinct, the Hector Pietersen Museum and the Mandela House Museum… Please see the details regarding the Soweto Half Day Tour below:

Price: R650.00 per person (All entrance fees included)
Minimum: 4 (Four) people on the tour
Duration: Half Day/4-6 Hours
Departure: 8H30

Pick up from some of the areas may have a once-off pick up fee.

Your Itinerary

  • Pick up at a hotel or arranged point
  • Soccer City
  • We make our first stop at Soccer City and stop for photos. Enter Soweto via Diepkloof Ext which is upmarket in Soweto and some of the houses can cost in the millions
  • Drive past Diepkloof hostel which has been transformed from migrant labor accommodation to informal family accommodation.
  • Drive past Baragwanath hospital which is the biggest hospital in the southern hemisphere.
  • We then drive past Orlando Towers which is now the landmark of Soweto. See the biggest shopping mall in Soweto Maponya mall on the way to Kliptown
  • We then make a stop at Kliptown shanty town(informal settlement) and here you are going to do a short with a local resident who will share the story about the way of life and the challenges they are facing daily.
  • Make a stop at the site where 13-year-old boy Hector Pieterson was shot and killed by the police on 16 June 1976
  • Hector Pieterson Museum Tour
  • Here we visit this fascinating museum, which is the state of the art multimedia center depicting scenes leading up to the students uprising of 1976 and the eventual transition to democracy in South Africa
  • Mandela House Museum Tour (entrance fee included)
  • We stop for a tour at this newly revamped Mandela house which is filled with many interesting memorabilia pertaining to the South African liberation icon. Take a walk down Vilakazi Street to see Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s house. Vilakazi Street is the only street in the world that has produced two Nobel Peace Prize winners (Nelson Mandela & Desmond Tutu)
  • Depart Soweto – Tourists depart Soweto with lots of information about our culture and history

Visit World famous Landmarks such as the Baragwanath Precinct, the Hector Pietersen Museum and the Mandela House Museum…

Day 1
Soweto Tour

Pick up at a hotel or arranged point

Soccer City

We make our first stop at Soccer City and stop for photos. Enter Soweto via Diepkloof Ext which is upmarket in Soweto and some of the houses can cost in the millions

Drive past Diepkloof hostel which has been transformed from migrant labor accommodation to informal family accommodation.

Drive past Baragwanath hospital which is the biggest hospital in the southern hemisphere.

We then drive past Orlando Towers which is now the landmark of Soweto. See the biggest shopping mall in Soweto Maponya mall on the way to Kliptown

We then make a stop at Kliptown shanty town(informal settlement) and here you are going to do a short with a local resident who will share the story about the way of life and the challenges they are facing daily.

Make a stop at the site where 13-year-old boy Hector Pieterson was shot and killed by the police on 16 June 1976

Hector Pieterson Museum Tour

Here we visit this fascinating museum, which is the state of the art multimedia center depicting scenes leading up to the students uprising of 1976 and the eventual transition to democracy in South Africa

Mandela House Museum Tour (entrance fee included)

We stop for a tour at this newly revamped Mandela house which is filled with many interesting memorabilia pertaining to the South African liberation icon. Take a walk down Vilakazi Street to see Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s house. Vilakazi Street is the only street in the world that has produced two Nobel Peace Prize winners (Nelson Mandela & Desmond Tutu)

Depart Soweto – Tourists depart Soweto with lots of information about our culture and history

The Trip Cost Includes

  • Pick-up or Drop-off service from and to Airport(in our own vehicle)
  • Transportation to and from!!
  • Food all along the trip(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and a cup of coffee or tea) and accommodations during the trip in hotels with family environment
  • Transportation, food, accommodation and insurance of Guide during the trip
  • Down jacket, all-season sleeping bag, duffel bag and trekking map(in case if you don’t have your own. Down jacket, sleeping bag and duffel bag must be returned after completion of the trip)
  • First Aid Medical Kit(Your guide will carry the Medical Kit but we also advise to bring yourself for your own use, as far as possible)
  • All the required permits and paperwork

The Trip Cost Excludes

  • International Airfare
  • Visa Charges
  • Hotel Expenses(In Kathmandu, some packages do include hotel expenses)
  • Your travel and medical insurance
  • Personal Expenses such as shopping, bar bills, hot shower, telephone, laundry, titbits etc
  • Food and accommodations in Kathmandu
  • Services not mentioned or not promised by the agent/agency
  • Emergency expenses such as expenses on chartered helicopter.

Frequently asked Questions

How fit do I need to be to do this trek?

Annapurna Base Camp is a Grade B or a moderately difficult trekking route. So any fit person can do this trek, even if you do not have any previous experience. You should be aware of what to expect and mentally prepare for it. Then, as long as you will to, you can.

How long do we walk every day when doing Annapurna Base Camp trekking?

On average, you walk about 4 to 6 hours per day. One or two days can be as less as 3hrs and one or two days can be as long as 7hrs.

What is the highest altitude reached in this trek?

The highest altitude reached is 4190m. This is the elevation of Annapurna Base Camp. ABC is the highest we will climb in this trek.

What about battery charging and hot shower facilities?

Yes, you can charge batteries en route. Charger should be brought. There are hot shower facilities as well. You may have to pay certain amount for both ($1-$2). Negotiate. Also, hot water facility could be free at lower elevation.

Are there ATMs on the way to Annapurna Base Camp?

No. There are no ATMs on this trek route. You will have to draw enough cash in Pokhara or Kathmandu. There are a number of ATMs in these cities. Everything is paid in Nepali rupees. So money should be exchanged before the start of the trek.

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Soweto Day Tour
Price From ZAR R 650/person
Group Discount Available
Group Discount Guide
Cost Per Adult Traveler:
R 650 ZAR
650
Total R 650 ZAR

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