2 Day Soweto Orientation

Take a trip around the world-famous Soweto township on a bike. During the Soweto Orientation you will see landmarks such as Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu’s homes in Vilakazi Street, taste some local fare all while getting some exercise in!

 DAY 1:

On arrival you will meet with our driver at the Tourism Information Desk in terminal A – International Arrivals. Get a glimpse of the City of Gold – Johannesburg – before entering the world-renowned township of Soweto. Arrive at Lebo’s Soweto Backpackers and get settled with a welcome drink and mingle with the other guests, later on in the evening dinner is served

DAY 2:

After breakfast, take a two- or four-hour (optional extra) cycle tour of Soweto that will take you to see some of the most interesting historical sites in the township. Some of the highlights include a workers’ hostel, Meadowlands, the site of the 1976 student uprising, the Hector Pieterson Memorial, Nelson Mandela’s former home and a local pub called a shebeen. If you choose the four-hour tour, you will end it with a local lunch – “Kota” – a bread bun filled with delicious Soweto chicken or veggie stew and a drink or two!

You can spend your afternoon at our community park, playing with the kids and engage in daily activities in our Youth Club.

After a hectic day relax around the dinner table and enjoy a home-cooked meal. Warm up around the fireplace at night listening to our African beats.