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Experience hosted by Thabo

4 hours
Includes food, drinks, equipment
Up to 10 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

Based in the heart of Vilakazi Street Soweto, our tour will start at Shova Lifestyle Origin for a SHOVA tour which will on foot take you through the Vilakazi Street precinct (Mandela Museum, Hector Peterson Museum & Tutu House). Catch a taxi from Hector Peterson Museum to Mofolo Village, the taxi experience will afford one an insight on how an average Sowetan publicly travels. Upon arrival at Mofolo Village, a 15 minute walk of rich cultural diversity, topped up with food tasting, engaging with locals, street art etc. Now we're heading further west of central Soweto, Jabulani precinct were you will be enticed with Soweto uprising history, Top of Soweto, Credo Mutwa Village, and the precinct's industrial development sighting. To end the tour at Vilakazi Street with a mouth watering buffet of African cuisine, and shopping experience from the locals.
Other things to note
Be prepared for an experience as a visitor not a tourist, Be prepared for a complete Soweto lifestyle experience, Be prepared to engage with locals, Be prepared for a Shovanistic experience!.
Based in the heart of Vilakazi Street Soweto, our tour will start at Shova Lifestyle Origin for a SHOVA tour which will on foot take you through the Vilakazi Street precinct (Mandela Museum, Hector Peterson Museum & Tutu House). Catch a taxi from Hector Peterson Museum to Mofolo Village, the taxi experience will afford one an insight on how an average Sowetan publicly travels. Upon arrival at Mofolo Village, a 15 minute walk of rich cultural dive…

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What's included

  • Food
    Buffet: African cuisine
  • Drinks
    Water
  • Equipment
    Souvenirs
From $54
/ person
No dates available

Meet your host, Thabo

Host on Airbnb since 2019
  • Identity verified
I'm a founder of an award winning Shova Lifestyle Origin, a company that offers your complete Soweto Lifestyle experience based in the acclaimed Vilakazi Street, Soweto. Managed to grow from a fashion boutique to a shopping and tourism destination of choice, from a company to a movement called Shovanism". A movement that encourages a society of creatives with a vision to transform township into upmarket economic powerhouses
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Where you'll be

Departure: Shova lifestyle Origin
- Desmond Tutu House
- Mandela Museum
- Hector Peterson Museum
- Eyethu Cinema
- Mofolo Park
- Tsietsi Mashinini Museum
-Credo Mutwa Village
-Oppenheimer Towers
- Sakhumzi Restaurant

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 16 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.

What to bring

Comfortable shoes, sun screen and a rain coat. (especially in summer).

Minimum of R30.00 taxi fare.