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!
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
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.