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We booked onto a tour of Soweto last minute (the afternoon before) and were really glad that we did. Bruce, our guide was from Soweto and so was able to give a local’s perspective on the area. The tour gave us the chance to see...More
I tried to book a day tour to Soweto with them weeks in advance. First they would only respond sporadically to my emails. After a bit of back and forth, our tour was finally booked. On the day of the tour, they never showed up....More
Bruce325, Director of Sales at Vhupo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018
As a township business these kind of reviews are always a major setback due to the fact that we are already previously disadvantaged. We always strive to exceed customer expectations and every booking to us is of extream importance for the survival of the company...More
I booked this tour a couple of months before. Whenever I asked a question, send an e-mail,... I always got an answer back the same day.
We were picked up at our home in Pretoria at the set time. Bruce, the owner of the company,...More
Took a 4 hour Soweto tour with Bruce from Vhupo Tours as part of a 3 week tour of SA.
The tour was arranged by email and Bruce arrived promptly with his comfortable minivan at our Guest House in Melville, Jo'burg. We were very impressed...More
I had tried to arrange a tour prior to arrival but was told by another company that they couldn't accommodate one person. When I arrived at my hotel - the excellent City Lodge Hotel Newtown - the front desk person, Prudence, organised a tour to...More
Very insightful tour on our first day in South Africa. Bruce, our guide was excellent and provided a lot of information about Soweto and South Africa in general. I'd thoroughly recommend Vhupo and Bruce in particular.
Bruce did an amazing job showing us the "good, bad and ugly" (his words) of Soweto.
He is very knowledgeable - not just about Soweto but also South Africa history overall.
The transport was very comfortable; we felt very safe and enjoyed the day trip...More
we have booked the tour many weeks before and we confirm the day before.
Bruce had never call us and pick up us.
He is not serious man.
Therefore you mustn't take this tour.
We are lucky because our guest house LUCKY BEAN found us...More
Bruce grew up in Soweto and is a current resident, so he has insider knowledge of Soweto and its culture. He told us in excellent English about its history and what it is like to live there now and during apartheid. Bruce is very friendly...More