“Our cycling tour in Soweto with Tsheppo was excellent. We would definitely recommend this adventure for anyone interested in the culture, people, music and food. The small group was an essential part of the experience to minimise our impact on the local people. ...Joan A., – See more reviews
What To Expect
Discover the color, energy and history of vibrant Soweto during this Johannesburg bike tour. Hop on two wheels to explore the streets of the colourful region that more than three million people call home. With locals speaking all of the 11 official languages of South Africa, see if you can pick up a few local phrases to greet people while riding through the streets.
Explore some of the area's most famous sights, learn about the history and discover the people that make this area the vibrant region it is today. Call into a former migrant workers' hostel for men to learn about the realities of life here. Continue on to Meadowlands, made famous when families were forcibly removed from Sophiatown to this town in the 1950's.
Cycle past the historical landmarks of the 1976 student uprisings and visit the memorial site of Hector Pieterson, the 12 year old student who was tragically killed while protesting in 1976. Cycle down Vilakazi Street where Nelson Mandela used to live and where Bishop Desmond Tutu has his home. Learn more about Soweto's notable icons and their contributions to a free and democratic South Africa.
Hotel pick-up and drop-off
English speaking guide
Entrance fees as indicated
Meals and drinks
Tips and gratuities
Tour will be operated as a guaranteed Small Group Tour with a maximum of 12 guests.
Children below 6 years old are not permitted on this tour.
As dress standards are conservative throughout Africa, modest clothing is strongly recommended. This means clothing that covers your shoulders and knees. Loose and light clothing at day and warm clothing at night would be convenient and respectful. Shorts should be knee-length. Singlets and tank tops are not suitable.
All our card payments are protected by thawte to give you peace of mind.
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