Day Trip - Cape Town Township Tour
Categories: City / Cultural / Historical / Township
This is a full day visit to the poverty stricken “Townships” of Cape Town. Experience Township life, visit a school and creche (optional)and be entertained by the school’s cultural groups, converse wi... [continued]
At a Glance
This is a full day visit to the poverty stricken “Townships” of Cape Town. Experience Township life, visit a school and creche (optional)and be entertained by the school’s cultural groups, converse with the locals.
The tour starts with a visit to the District 6 Museum, followed by a drive through the District 6 area. From there we will visit Langa Cape Town's oldest standing township where you will have the option of going to see a Sangoma (The traditional healer of the township).We will then tour Bonteheuwel a colored township explaining how the colored people were forcibly removed and dumped on the Cape Flats.
We will then proceed to Guguletu and visit the Amy Biehl and Guguletu seven memorials.These monuments were erected to honour the students who died in the struggle against apartheid.Visit a township school (optional) and take a fourty minute walking tour into the informal settlements to view the conditions of shack living.Visit inside a shack,the spaza shop,shebeen,creche and the watering points.
Lunch will be at Mzoli's place (Shisa Nyama)a barbecue hotspot in Guguletu,eat with the locals and soak in the township atmosphere.
Finally we can stop and taste traditional African beer (Umqombothi) in a shack a favourite amongst visitors whom want an authentc African experience.