Township Cultural Tour (SC7) - half day trip

Springbok Atlas Tours & Safaris

Tour Operator / Southern Africa Guided Holidays & Safaris

Day Trip by Springbok Atlas Tours & SafarisTownship Cultural Tour (SC7)

Cultural Historical Township

At a Glance

  • Tour duration: Half day trip
  • Group size: 2 to 14 people per tour
  • Tour departs from: Cape Town
  • Price: R570 per person

Tour Highlights

  • Visit the Bo-Kaap
  • Take a walking tour of Khayelitsha
  • Experience township life at a shebeen

Tour Description

Join us for a unique experience travelling through the three South Africas – The birth, where it all started, Apartheid South Africa, what happened then – the New South Africa, what is different since Nelson Mandela was released from prison. The tour affords the opportunity to interact, mingle and exchange cultural values with the local community. You will be welcomed in the traditional African manner in the township of Khayelitsha (the largest informal settlement). The tour includes visits to the Malay Quarter (also known as the Bo-Kaap) which means "Above Cape" because of its location up against the slopes of Table Mountain, the Philani Empowerment centre in Khayelitsha, where locals are taught basic life skills (weaving / arts & crafts etc), a walking tour in “shanty town Khayelitsha” with a local guide, with a visit to his shack to experience local living conditions, followed by a drive through the middle-class Khayelitsha, to share some of the achievements, such as new housing developments, shopping malls, hospitals, swimming pool & magistrate’s court, under the leadership of Nelson Mandela. The Sunday morning tour includes a visit to a church service in Langa.

Notes

DEPARTS
Monday - Fridays ±09h00 or ±13h30
Saturdays/Sundays & Public Holidays ±09h00*
(*Mornings only, no afternoon tours)
The tour will operate in the mornings only on 24 & 31 December 2016 (no afternoon tours will be available). The tour will not operate on 25 & 26 December 2016 and 01 & 02 January 2017.

DURATION
±3.5 hrs

COMPLIMENTARY COLLECTION SERVICE
From central Cape Town hotels. Others on request. Tour duration and collection times may vary depending on hotel collection route.

NOTE
Minimum 2 guests required
The Sunday morning tour includes a visit to a church service in Langa.

VALIDITY
Rates valid 01/12/16-30/11/17.

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