Explore the history of South Africa on the Amandla tour of Johannesburg and Soweto with a knowledgeable local guide. Journey the paths that freedom fighters traveled and visit the monuments dedicated to their struggles on this Johannesburg day tour.
Your day starts exploring South Africa's turbulent past and bright future on the Soweto tour portion of your trip. You'll spend the morning in the country's most urban township, known as a trendsetter in politics, fashion, music, dance, and language. See the former homes of two Nobel Prize winners, the largest hospital in Africa, and the Hector Peterson Memorial, which is dedicated to one of the early casualties of the Soweto Uprising that saw more than 500 people killed. Eat lunch and then travel on your air-conditioned bus to Johannesburg for an afternoon exploring the historic buildings and sites of this busy city. Your friendly and experienced guide will point out the city's top attractions, like the Hillbrown and Post Office Towers. Visit Africa's tallest skyscraper, the Carlton Centre, for an amazing view of the city from the 50th floor observation deck. Learn about South Africa's chaotic past and inspiring road to democracy as your educated guide shows you Constitution Hill, the Supreme Court, and the famous Nelson Mandela Bridge. You'll also see the Old Fort Prison Complex, where Mandela was incarcerated as the only black prisoner.
This extraordinary day trip will open your eyes to how apartheid shaped South Africa and its people. You will be shocked and inspired on this historic journey that will change the way you think about freedom.