Soweto includes a neighborhood of extremes. On the one hand there is abject poverty as well as on the other hand there is amazing wide range in the upper class suburbs such as Diepkloof Extension as well as Selection Park. Several of the homes in that area sell for over one and 2 million rands. Today Soweto is the biggest Black suburb in South Africa as well as has a populace of greater than 3.5 Million people with the land in extent of 120KM made even. There is a visible advancement since 1994 (Post Apartheid Era).
Johannesburg Soweto Day Tours
Experience Soweto! The most interesting; culturally diverse and historically rich township in South Africa
Transfer from Blue Mango Lodge or your Johannesburg hotel of choice
Drive by soccer city, main venue of the 2010 soccer world cup
Drive through Diepkloof millionaires row
Drive by Baragwanath hospital, the world’s third largest hospital
Drive by Kliptown, Soweto’s oldest district and place where the Freedom Charter was signed.
Drive through Rockville, stopping at the Regina Mundi church.
Drive on/through the 1976 uprising route.
Visit Hector Pieterson museum.
Drive through Vilakazi Street(Only street in the World to have 2 Peace Nobel Laureates)
Visit Mandela house museum.
The tour includes transfers from the Blue Mango Lodge or your hotel in Johannesburg or Pretoria; entrance fees where applicable, lunch and return to the Blue Mango, O.R.Tambo airport or your preferred hotel in the afternoon.