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History Bicycle Tour of Soweto

History Bicycle Tour of Soweto Tickets

Duration: 4 hours

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40.92€

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50.82€

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Highlights of Tour:
  • This is a bicycle tour that takes place in Soweto, allowing travelers to learn more about the history of the place.
  • Travellers get to learn more about the history of the place and how the lives of the people were, who first lived in the township of Soweto.
  • Travellers also get to learn more about the first election that took place in 1994, through the speech given by Nelson Mandela named “better life for all South Africans”.
What You Will Do?
  • The entire duration of time taken to cover this tour is 4 hours.
  • All travellers are required to meet in front of the Hector Pieterson museum.
  • Travellers get to see the good, the bad as well as the ugly side of this famous town.
  • At the Orlando high school travellers get to know about the struggles the locals had to face against the apartheid system, which had become a reason for a student uprising, leading to the killing of Hector Pieterson.
  • Travellers also get to pass by churches, orphanages and hostels for mineworkers.
  • Travellers also get to pass by the homes of Nelson Mandela, Winnie Mandela and Arch Bishop Desmond Tutu.
What Tours Includes?
  • Travellers are provided with a professional local guide who is able to help them explore the town of Soweto.
  • The tour ends with a visit to the Coffee and Cream coffee shop.
  • Travellers are provided with bicycles and helmets for this tour.
  • Pickup and drop-off from the hotel to the meeting point is not included in this tour, travellers are required to reach the meeting point on their own.
What Travellers Saying about Tour?
  • Travellers have described this tour to be quite fun and exciting.
  • Travellers have also commented how travelling with basic bicycles through such interesting roads is not something for the faint of heart.
  • Travellers also tell how friendly the neighbourhood of this town is.
  • Travellers have mainly recommended this trip because of the excellent service provided by the guide for this tour.
Is It Right Tour for Me?
  • There are infant seats available for this tour for tourists travelling with children.
  • The child rates for this tour are applied only when sharing with two paying adults.

Johannesburg Tour: Cycle Soweto with a Local Guide

Johannesburg Tour: Cycle Soweto with a Local Guide Tickets

Duration: 6 hours

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89.63€

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91.12€

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Highlights of Tour:
  • This is a cycling tour in the town of Soweto where people get to learn about the history of the place.
  • Travellers also get to explore various sites in the city of Johannesburg in the morning.
  • Travellers get to enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city, a day of complete peace and serenity.
What You Will Do?
  • This is a half day tour that starts with providing travellers a glimpse of the Orlando West and East vistas.
  • The full duration taken to cover the cycling part of this tour is 2 hours.
  • Travellers are offered with pickup and drop-off for this tour.
  • The cycling part of this tour starts at the Lebo’s Soweto Backpackers.
  • Travellers are taken to a look-out point in Orlando West and East from where they get to see the entire township as well as the home ground of the town’s famous soccer team.
  • Travellers are then taken to the Mzimhlophe Men’s Hostel which is a hostel for former migrant workers.
  • Travellers also get to know about the beliefs and traditions as well as various African customs that the people of this town still follow.
  • Travellers also get to visit the memorial grounds of Hector Pieterson.
What Tours Includes?
  • Travellers are provided with an expert local guide who is able to educate them more about the history of this town.
  • This tour includes a lunch break for all travellers participating.
  • Other than lunch, food and drinks are not included in this tour unless mentioned.
  • Time taken to cover this entire tour is 6 hours.
  • Travellers are required to meet at the starting point by 8:30 AM.
Is It Right Tour for Me?
  • Travellers are provided with confirmation at the time of the booking.
  • The entire duration of time taken to cover this tour also includes the pre-cycling preparation time.
  • This tour is not for tourist who are travelling in wheelchair.
  • Most travellers can take part in this tour.

Johannesburg Walking Tour: Carlton Centre Observation Deck and No go zone

Johannesburg Walking Tour: Carlton Centre Observation Deck and No go zone Tickets

Duration: 5 hours

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50.56€

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55.69€

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Highlights of Tour:
  • A half day tour of the hot spots of Soweto like the Vilkazi Street, National Footbaal Stadium to name a few.
  • Visit the homes of Nelson Mandela, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond, Winnie Madikizela Mandela; the Nobel Peace prize winners of the nation.
  • Drive past the Mandela House Museum and also the Baragwanath Taxi Rank.
What You Will Do?
  • Get picked up from the hotel in Johannesburg. After a quick briefing by the guide, depart for Soweto.
  • On the way, notice the National Football stadium the host for the World Cup of 2010.
  • Drive past the home of one of the most iconic figures of South Africa, Nelson Mandela.
  • The tour also takes you to one of the most shanty towns, getting a chance to interact with the locals.
  • End the tour with a visit to the Soweto Campus of the Johannesburg University and the largest hospital in the world, the Baragwanath Hospital.
What Tours Includes?
  • Pick up in Johannesburg.
  • Transfer in a comfortable vehicle.
  • Free onboarding uncapped Wi-fi.
  • Entrance into the Regina Mundi Church.
  • Entrance to Hector Pierterson Museum.
What Travellers Saying about Tour?
  • The best way to explore Soweto as a tourist.
  • The tour guides were thorough professionals. The walking tour has its own charm and you can definitely time travel as you see all the relics.
Is It Right Tour for Me?
  • Great for individuals who love history and relics.
  • All who love walking tours can be assured to have a great one through the city of Johanneshburg with this tour.


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