After you have been picked up by your driver/guide, our first stop will be the Apartheid museum. The museum will take you back to from the beginning apartheid and to the end of apartheid.
Our second stop will be a visit to the informal settlement, it is at this settlement that you will interact with the locals and share some experiences.
Our third stop will be the Regina Mundi church, this Roman Catholic Church played an important role during the apartheid struggles. From the church we will then follow the route that the students of 1976 walked until they came across the police and shot and killed.
Our fourth stop will be the Hector Pieterson Memorial, it is at this place where we commemorate the students of 1976.
We will then take a walk to Vilakazi Street, the famous street that hosted two Nobel prize winner, Nelson Mandela and Arch Bishop Desmond Tutu. We will be guided into Nelson Mandela house.
Our last stop will be an adventure stop at the Orlando towers, the hydro power towers used to generate electricity in the early 1930’s but today is adventure center here in Soweto including the famous bungee jump.
I am Andile born in rural South Africa, but have lived in Johannesburg my whole life. Before I became a culture and wildlife guide, I was a mountain guide in the Drakensberg Mountain. I love my country and would like to show you around.
This is the mega soccer stadium in Soweto. The stadium was upgraded from 40k capacity to 90k capacity. The stadium played a role during the apartheid times where most mass funeral will take place. The stadium is currently the biggest stadium in Africa and it was the host for opening game and closing game for South African FIFA 2010 Soccer World Cup.
Orlando Cooling Towers
A short stop at this famous Soweto towers. The towers were hydro powers electric generators during the apartheid. Today they are the number one entertainment centre in Soweto, with extreme activities such as bungee jump, free fall etc.
A visit to the informal settlement will bring you to the reality of the current challenges the people of Soweto are facing. most people still live the same way during the apartheid times, locals will share some experience with us.
This iconic stop is a must visit. It is at this monument where the south African constitution were amended by the multi-cultural people of South Africa.
This Roman Catholic Church played an important role during the apartheid struggles especially in 1976 student uprising.
This is the first house of Nelson Mandela where he stayed with his Wife Winnie Mandela in Soweto. The house became a target during the apartheid times, it has been petrol bombed, shot at and today it is a museum which displayed some of many of Nelson Mandela special memories. The house is on the Vilakazi Street which became the only street in the world to have two Nobel Peace winners which is Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu.
This is the famous street in Soweto where two Nobel winners Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu once lived. Today the street is buzzing with restaurant, curios shops, entertainment and many more.