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Township Travel

Soweto 1863, South Africa
+27 83 241 0758
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A personal tour of Soweto, very eye opening

We were picked up at our hotel by Siphiwe and his driver. He shared many insights and stories with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
majbertus
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Redlands, California
An eye opening visit with Siphiwe

There are some very detailed reviews. To cut it short, this was a great trip. I knew the stories... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Alastair K
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Township Travel is a tourism and travel company which focuses on South Africa's township experience. With it's business focusing mainly on the rich history offered by africa's finest township , Soweto we offer a wide range of tours exploring South Africa's Rich history through heritage sites.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Soweto 1863, South Africa
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"informal settlement"
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"great tour"
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"soweto tour"
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"mandela house"
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"own home"
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"different areas"
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"apartheid museum"
in 10 reviews
"eye opening"
in 5 reviews
"sharing information"
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"big tour operators"
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"email exchanges"
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"gold reef city"
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"self drive tour"
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"half day tour"
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"answered all of our questions"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were picked up at our hotel by Siphiwe and his driver. He shared many insights and stories with us during the drive to Soweto and while in Soweto. We received a tour of his local neighborhood from Mo, a young man he is mentoring,...More

1  Thank majbertus
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are some very detailed reviews. To cut it short, this was a great trip. I knew the stories of Soweto but my two offspring (18 & 21) didn’t and I think the trip was particularly impactful on them. My lasting memory will be efforts...More

1  Thank Alastair K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The day after visiting the very impressive Apartheidsmuseum (an absolute must for everyone), our guide Ebrahim showed us the current life in Soweto during a 4 hour trip through the townships. We can recommend this very much to anyone who is interested in better understanding...More

1  Thank xavierd102018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the moment I met Ebrahim, I knew it was going to be enjoyable. We talked non-stop for 4 hours about South African history, the people, how it felt to live pre-Mandela as the president, the euphoria of change, the reality of today, the modern...More

Thank Doy5t
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

정말 유용한 투어였습니다. 가이드의 친절한 설명이 인상깊었습니다. 현지인과 함께 도시의 여러 지역을 가볼 수 있어서 좋았습니다. 다양한 조벅의 모습을 보고 싶다면 추천합니다. Thank you so much Ebraham! He was good tour guide. He was kind and knew everything about Soweto & Johannesburg. And he always...More

1  Thank 사랑초1
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I wrote an email to the tour company asking for an airport pick-up and three days of tours in Soweto and Pretoria. Even after several email exchanges they could not specify a total price with what was included. I was really disappointed in the lack...More

Thank peeteecruizer
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Reviewed 13 July 2018

We connected with Siphiwe and toured Soweto, including his local neighborhood and the Mandela home in Orlando. We were welcomed by Siphiwe's co-workers and learned about life post-apartheid and how things have transformed over the last 24 years. I would recommend this tour to anyone...More

1  Thank Pedro_Mbongeni
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Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

My 19 year old daughter and I had a tour of Pretoria and Soweto, with Ebrahim as our guide. He was very knowledgeable and also fun to be with. He tailored the day to our interests. We also stopped to meet some residents of Soweto...More

1  Thank MadisonFamily
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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

We took a half-day tour of Soweto with Siphiwe yesterday, and it was certainly the most enriching and memorable experience of our visit to South Africa so far. As a foreigner, no matter how much you’ve read and how many documentaries you have watched, it...More

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Reviewed 2 May 2018

A customer-focused and easy to work with professional guide, Siphiwe and his partner Zizi make a powerful partnership. Siphiwe is very professional and seeks to provide the best possible experience through his experiences, love of community, and knowledge. His facilitated every part of the guide...More

1  Thank Alexander A
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Doy5t
5 July 2018|
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Response from soweto T | Property representative |
Hi Roy. We have already talked in other platforms and hoping your tour was great with our guide Ebrahim?
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lornarevell
23 January 2018|
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Response from soweto T | Property representative |
Hi Lorna Thanks for your interest in our . We can arrange the tour for you and also school visit . Please email the on website.
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