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history and culture Johannesburg 2 days private provided by Virgio Tours

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history and culture Johannesburg 2 days private

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2 adults
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Spend two days exploring the hidden history of Johannesburg with a guide. You'll be able to go in-depth into the city's history and culture by spending an extensive amount of time uncovering the truth of the past. Listen to guided commentary on the Afrikaneers, the discover of gold in the area, and the Apartheid era. Finish up with a visit to the Cradle of Human Kind and the Lesedi Cultural Village.
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    Apartheid Museum
    Stop: 6 hours - Admission included
    Day 1 Pretoria Soweto & Apartheid Museum Day Tour We start the day in your hotel in Johannesburg early in the morning preparing ourselves for 2 days of history and culture. We drive to Pretoria the administrative Capital of South Africa and start off in Voortrkkker Museum, here we get to know about the white afrikaaners and the significance of the various heroes back in the days. From where we drive through Pretoria with its Beatiful Jacaranda Trees as we head to Union buildings the offices that house the offices of the President. From here we head to Johannesburg driving on the sleazy highways with our tour guide on point with various information about these town. We head straight to Soweto and start to explore the dark apartheid past that haunted South Africa before 2004. We visit hector Peterson Museum and get to know the significance of these Museum in 1976 and finally head to to Mandela House which is the former icon homestead. Lunch will be served here in Soweto before we head to Apartheid Museum to cap off all the history about Apartheid with detailed explanation on Gold discovery in these museum too. On our way back we drive through Johannesburg CBD via Nelson Mandela bridge. More to come on the second Day Day 2 Cradle of Human Kind & Lesedi Cultural Village We depart from the hotel in the morning ready for the second and last day of our Tour. We head to Skerfontein Caves in Johannesburg North to know more about the origin of Human Kind. We get to know why these caves are important in the Human Kind origin ad why the area is so famous all over the world. From the Caves we drive to the Museum that has all the fossils that explains the origin of Human kind in detail. The day is not over before visiting Lesedi cultural Village to know about the rich cultures of South Africa and why culture is very important in the African Society. A good 2 days awaits on these history and Culture Tour
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Important Information
  • coffee
  • Qualified Guide
  • private tour
  • Bottled water
  • hotel pick up 2 days
  • Lunch included
  • Entry/Admission - Apartheid Museum
  • gratitudes
  • soviniar... but available for purchase
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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By: Virgio Tours
Not Worthwhile Unless Done as a Private Tour
We had a great Virgio private tour of Soweto yesterday — with an excellent guide — so decided to book this tour thr
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Excellent Tour With Excellent Guide
My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed this fascinating and thought-provoking tour of Soweto. M.K., our driver/guide, was
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Lesedi Cultural Village and cradle of humankind
The tour was amazing. Village Lesedi is a lot of fun,a culture show and typical dance. The cradle of humanity is ve
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Cultural village
I was able to customize a tour, combining Ziplining, Lion’s park, and Lesedi’s cultural village, which saved me ano
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Your tour guide makes all the difference!
Your tour guide makes all the difference! MK was our tour guide and he was so knowledgeable and chill and we felt c
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Beautiful trip
Friendly and well spoken guide. Drove a bit too fast through the areas. it was difficult to get everyone involved
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Lion Park / Lesedi / Cradle of Humankind
Great service! Very professional. Driver was really kind. Got to enjoy 3 different tours on the same day.
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Goldreef city theme park dont want visitors
Goldreef city theme park have 3 rides that need children to be accompanied by parents. The parent must buy a FULL P
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Great tour
Mxolisi was a great tour guide. He was very knowledgeable and very friendly. We did a three hour bike tour. He didn
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Sushma B
Definitely not wheelchair accessible.
My mom and I went on this tour with MK as our guide. My mom has significant mobility issues and is mostly wheelchai
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They Canceled a tour on the eve at 10 pm
I booked a private cradle of humankind day tour with them thru tripadvisor. I provided full and correct info, paid
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Great half day tour
This is a great half day tour out of the city very informative of the culture and tribes. The dance show was great.
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Very good experience
We had a good experience with the whole tour. From pickup to drop, the whole experience was great. The village tour
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Private tour
Great tour. I've learned a lot with the guide and driver. Definitely recommanded. Don't be afraid to go the south
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gry b
Great way to see Soweto
Very good guide, flexible arrangement. Cycling enables you to cover a big area, but still get close to people and p
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Key Details
  • Duration: 7h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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