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- Duration: 4 Hours (approx.)
- Includes: Bicycle, Lunch
- Hosted in: English
Embark on a fun and unique tour experience as you explore the urban complex of Soweto on a bicycle. Get to experience the township like a local. Get a glimpse of Hector Pietersen Museum, Mandela House, and Tutu House.
Start your cycling tour in Killarney, to learn how Soweto was created in 1904 and share the history of this Township. Continue to Mama Lilian Ngoyi's house, an anti-apartheid activist. Cycle to Hector Pietersen Museum where the Soweto uprising transpired which was one of the turning points of apartheid.
This tour will get you closer to all the highlights of Soweto. See the Mandela House, where Nelson Mandela lived from 1946 to 1962. Then, pass by Tutu House on Vilakazi Street, where Archbishop Desmond Tutu and his family once resided. Talk about the Nobel Laureate's contribution to apartheid's downfall in South Africa.
Give your feet a break by stopping for lunch. Taste South African sandwiches called kota before cycling back to the starting point.
What to Wear
Comfortable clothes for cycling.
During Summer: Extra sweater or rain jacket as it tends to rain unexpectedly
Hat & sunglasses for sunny days.
During Winter: Layers with a jacket or jersey as winter mornings start off cold and usually warms up as the day goes.
What to Bring
Hand Sanitiser (Compulsory)
Camera (remember to always ask people if they are okay with you take their photo before snapping away.)
Some extra cash to buy souvenirs from the markets or additional snacks to support our local businesses.
After your booking is confirmed, you’ll receive an email with tour details!
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