Soweto Heritage and Cultural Cycle Tour

Best way to see Soweto and Transfers included!

By using bicycles we easily move between the various neighbourhoods making it easy to experience life and culture and to interact with people and at the same time learning about Soweto’s rich history.

Experience this exciting and eco-friendly tour around the streets of Soweto. Go out for a half day cycling adventure around the township and get to know the different communities and its history. Go to places such as a former migrant workers hostel for men. Here you will be introduced to the culture and life today by our local site guide.

Visit Meadowlands, famous for the forced removals from the vibrant and racially mixed Sophiatown in the 1950's.

Cycle through historical landmarks of the 1976 student uprisings and visit the memorial site of Hector Pieterson.

You will also cycle down Vilakazi Street where Nelson Mandela used to live and where Bishop Desmond Tutu has his home.

per adult from

$155

NZD

Duration

4 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Lunch - Lunch is serStews and curries cooked the traditional way – over the fire – served either in a fresh piece of bread called “Bunny Chow”, or with the African popular staple food – pap / maize porridge.
    • Entry/Admission - Vilakazi Street
    What's excluded :
    • This is a typical itinerary for this product

      Stop At: Vilakazi Street, Orlando West, Soweto, 1804, South Africa

      Experience this exciting and eco-friendly tour around the streets of Soweto. Go out for a half day cycling adventure around the township and get to know the different communities and its history. Go to places such as a former migrant workers hostel for men. Here you will be introduced to the culture and life today by our local site guide.

      Visit Meadowlands, famous for the forced removals from the vibrant and racially mixed Sophiatown in the 1950's.

      Cycle through historical landmarks of the 1976 student uprisings and visit the memorial site of Hector Pieterson.

      You will also cycle down Vilakazi Street where Nelson Mandela used to live and where Bishop Desmond Tutu has his home.

      You will have the opportunity to see the various parts of Soweto, how some communities are still in need of development and poverty alleviation and how some areas have turned in to "small affluent suburbs".

      This tour gives you insight about Soweto's many different faces, the Soweto uprisings and the resistance against Apartheid. You will also see and learn how the communities have changed and developed to what it is today.

      Duration: 4 hours

    • Departure Point :
      Traveler pickup is offered
      We pick from any hotel in Johannesburg
      Return Detail :
      -
      Hotel Pickup :
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Not wheelchair accessible
      • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
      • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
      • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
      • Most travelers can participate
      • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
      • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
      • Face masks required for guides in public areas
      • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
      • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
      • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
      • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
      • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
      • Guides required to regularly wash hands
      • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
    • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

    Language

    English

    Age Req.

    -

    Fitness Req.

    None

    Group Size

    10

    Organised by Bike and Hike Day Tours

    Activity ID: V-128043P10

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