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'll 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 It 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.
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:
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.
A wonderful tour to a world class exhibition center known as Maropeng Visitor Centre.
The exhibition center focuses on the development of humans and our ancestors.
Travellers can also visit the Sterkfontein Caves which is about 50km from Johannesburg and is the site of some of the most important discoveries concerning the evolution of man and have been declared a World Heritage Site.
What You'll Do:
The guide will pick you up from your hotel or residence in Johannesburg and will give an overview of the tour.
After that the guide will take travellers to the Sterkfontein caves.
Once in the cave, visitors can enjoy the Homo Neledi Fossils and a number of other significant fossils and artefacts.
The guide will then take you on a short drive to the Maropeng Visitors center where travellers can enjoy a relaxing indoor boat ride and experience the interactive museum artefacts and displays.
What It Includes:
The total trip is of approx. 5 hours .
The tour is led by a professional guide.
This tour can have a maximum of 9 tourists.
There are various departure times for the trip.
This tour includes free onboard WIFI.
This tour includes hotel drop and pick up.
This tour includes modern AC car.
Very good organisation, helpful guide, beautiful caves and museum, i can recommend it for adults and for families with children too.
The cave itself is very interesting and also a world heritage site. I really enjoyed this trip.
Is It Right:
Only travellers with no heart problems are allowed in this trip.
This tour is not recommended for travellers with back problems
This tour is not wheelchair accessible and no food and drinks are allowed in this trip
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