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Joburg past Apartheid- Cultural & Evolutionary Tour (3days)

Mashalas Travel / Joburg past Apartheid- Cultural & Evolutionary Tour (3days)

Joburg past Apartheid- Cultural & Evolutionary Tour (3days)

R1700 per person

Joburg past Apartheid- Cultural & Evolutionary Tour (3days)

The rich history of South African culture is known around the world. But did you know that this much of this history is living right here in Johannesburg?  Our cultural and evolutionary tour is designed to bring this history to life!

Highlights:

  • Drive along the legendary streets of Johannesburg with the tall buildings influenced by the British Empire.
  • Tour The Constitutional Hill
  • Visit the Constitutional Court
  • Learn about the history of the country under the apartheid era at The Apartheid Museum
  • Experience the Nelson Mandela Bridge

Overview:

Depart from your hotel to the center of Johannesburg, where your tour guide will be highlighting the history of the city with a general overview of the province called Gauteng. You will learn about the historic buildings and places in Johannesburg during this tour.

Day 1:

Depart directly from your hotel at 9 am to head to the beautiful city of Pretoria for a few days tour!

When you arrive, we will head to the Voortrekker Monument where you will learn about the rich history of the Afrikaner and how they arrived to Pretoria. We will then go to the church square where you will learn about the founding of Pretoria.

We will then head to the Paul Kruger house and learn more about the famous South African Prime Minister. From there we will go to the Ditsong Museum full of the culture and natural history of South Africa. We will also get to visit the government Administration building – the Union Building.

We will then stop for lunch and head to the Rugby stadium and drop you off directly at your hotel at 16:00.

Day 2:

Another fantastic day of South African culture! We will pick you up directly from your hotel at 9 am.

This tour starts with a drive on the Nelson Mandela Bridge while we head to The Constitutional Hill where we will learn about the foundation of the government of South Africa. Other sites we will visit include Old Fort Prison, and The Constitutional Court.

We will then drive around the industrial section of Johannesburg on the way to Gold Reef City. Once there we will tour the Apartheid Museum to learn about the history of oppression of the apartheid era.

Our next stop is Soweto where we will enjoy the local cuisine for lunch before heading to the Mandela at the world famous Vilakazi Street. Along the way, we will learn about Dantu Education and Hector Peterson.

Finally, we will go to Kliptown where we will learn about the squatter camps and the freedom charter that was drawn in 1955. We will then drop you off directly at your hotel at 16:00.

 

Day 3:

Depart from your hotel with our direct hotel pickup. From there we will take the 1-hour drive to Sterkfontein Caves. Once there we will take about a 1 and a half hour tour of the amazing caves!

We will then head directly to the Lesedi Cultural Village where we will experience the different cultures of South Africa. As you explore the village, you will learn about how the different tribes live and work.

Once the tour is complete, we will have lunch and then continue to the Maropeng Museum. The Maropeng Museum is famous for highlighting human evolution. We will then head back to your hotel directly.

 

  • Destination
  • Departure
    Your confirmed hotel
  • Dress Code
    Comfortable athletic clothing. Closed shoes
  • Included
    Joburg past Apartheid- Cultural & Evolutionary Tour (3days)
    Snacks
    Tour Guide
    Entrance fee
    Water Bottles and Snacks
    Pick up and drop off to your confirmed hotel
  • Not Included
    Alcoholic Beverages
    Gratitudes
    Souvenirs

TOUR LOCATION

Latest Client Reviews

  •   John worked very hard to make sure I had a great day. He’s very knowledgeable and accommodating. When we stumbled onto something in Pretoria that interested me he let me explore it without deterring me in any way. I could have used more time in...More

    thumb VacatePremises
    4/02/2019

      Our hotel recommended this tour and we were very pleased with the work of the travel guide. We recommend them.

    thumb DavidGunn1
    8/20/2018

      John worked very hard to make sure I had a great day. He’s very knowledgeable and accommodating. When we stumbled onto something in Pretoria that interested me he let me explore it without deterring me in any way. I could have used more time in...More

    thumb Jim D
    4/02/2019

      We so enjoyed the day trips planned by Marshala Travel. They gave us a great overview of the country and the local flavor. Our guide had the schedule all handled, which we appreciated. Our guide was very knowledgeable and easy to communicate with. Highly recommended

    thumb terrifop
    7/12/2018
  •   John, our tour guide, was personable,flexible and knowledgeable. Picked us up at a residence, because we were visiting family. Then drove us to Kruger, pointing out sites along the way. John catered the tour to my husband and my needs, checking into hotel early enough...More

    thumb Barbara D
    5/12/2018

      What an amazing experience I had visiting SA. Thanks to Mashalas Travels for making my visit so memorable. John from Mashalas was so kind and open-minded to accommodate all my requests and made things happen. Without his meticulous planning, I wouldn't have covered all the...More

    thumb SurNooks
    1/31/2019

      John is phenomenal tour guide. He is very helpful and informative in so many levels. I highly recommended!!

    thumb ZumbaMom75
    7/12/2018

      Happy with the services, professionals got a good deal and will definitely use there services next time.

    thumb benkafs
    5/01/2018
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