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Don't watch Soweto, be part of Soweto

Don't watch Soweto, be part of Soweto

Duration:5.5 hours total
Includes:Food
Languages:Offered in English
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About your host

My experience as a tour guide makes me a qualified host because tourism has always been about showing hospitality through history and culture. Music, dance, and food are a very important part of South African history. People have always found that music can be their voice if the normal way of communicating is not working. I do not give you an audiobook experience of Soweto I invite you to be part…
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What we’ll do

We will begin by going to Vilakazi Street to experience both the historical and current happenings of Soweto. We will go to Mr. Nelson Mandela's house and Mr. Desmond Tutu's home, and also to Mrs. Winnie Madikizela Mandela's home, where I will explain how Soweto started and when and why it was built. We will visit the Shova Lifestyle store, Vilakazi Curio shop shops that have given young and old…

What else you should know

You may have read that Soweto is dangerous, but I can say that Soweto is not so bad. It's not perfect, but it is safer than many European cities. Sowetan people have "ubuntu"—a humanity toward others.

What I’ll provide

Food
Food and some transport

What to bring

Pocket money
Jersey
Sun hat
Sun glasses

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Where you'll be

We'll first go to the home of Mrs. Winnie Mandela, where I will explain the history of Soweto. We will visit Mr. Tutu's home and then Mr. Mandela's house, where I will explain his life and part in the South African history. We will also go to Shova Lifestyle, where we will see and talk about the current youth of Soweto. We will visit the Hector Pieterson Museum to learn about the youth of 1976. We will travel by taxi to most of the locations.

Upcoming availability

Thu, Jun 27    From 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM.
ﺩ.ﺇ119 per person
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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

Alcohol

This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.

More tips

You may have read that Soweto is dangerous, but I can say that Soweto is not so bad. It's not perfect, but it is safer than many European cities. Sowetan people have "ubuntu"—a humanity toward others.
Ntsiki
history walk
Don't watch Soweto, be part of Soweto
290 reviews
ﺩ.ﺇ119 per person
290 reviews
ﺩ.ﺇ119 per person