Township Tours – Cape Town Tour in South Africa

Our township tours starts off at the district six museum in Cape Town where you will learn about the rich history of South Africa. During the apartheid years non white people were evicted from their homes and displaced to suburban areas without basic amenities or infrastructure.

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The Cape Town tours are a must for anyone wanting to discover the other side of life. These tours take you from the legendary District Six Museum, to some of Cape Town's thriving township such as ''Langa'', where you will learn about the British and Dutch rule of the Cape, slavery, Apartheid, and freedom.

Township Tours – Cape Town Tour in South Africa

From Until Rates
 08.00 - 09.00  12.00 - 13.00 R 710 p.p
 13.00 - 14.00  17.00 - 18.00 R 710 p.p
Township Evening Tour   R 840 p.p

 

Township Tours Cape Town

Price Includes

  • All transportation for the Tour
  • Local Registered Tour Guide
  • Wifi On Board
  • Departure & Return Location
  • Pick up and drop off at your hotel or guesthouse around Capetown.

Departure Times

  • Morning tour departure: 08:00 – 09:00
  • Morning tour return: 12:30
  • Afternoon tour departure: 13:00 – 14:00
  • Afternoon tour return: 17:30
At the township you will expirence the daily life and the cultural traditions of our people living in Langa and the largest township Khayelitsha.

Basic services such as sewerage, electricity and water are still lacking. Upon arrival you will be able to visit a school and meet the children to find out about their education.

Langa, for example was founded in 1927, and named after Langalibalele – a Bantu chief who was later incarcerated on Robben Island for activism against the the Natal government.
 

Highlights

  • District Six and District Six Museum - closed on Sundays
  • Langa (oldest formal township)
  • Community school / crèche
  • Shebeen (option to taste traditional beer)
  • Khayelitsha (largest township)
  • Meet township entrepreneurs
  • Charismatic church service (Sunday mornings)
  • No Township tours on Sunday afternoons
Cape Town Township Tour
 
Culturally, Langa is relatively homogeneous, with most of the residents belonging to the Xhosa tribe and the name Langa means “sun” in the Xhosa language,

Also you will be able to visit local entrepreneurs, who would love to talk to you about their life and business and challenges.

You will be able to purchase beautiful handcrafted art, all made from their surrounding recources, thus by optaining a small gift will help families to have a meal on their table and contribute for a better life.

If you decide to take the Sunday morning tour, you will be able to attend their church service.

South African gospel is unforgettable. To really feel it’s power you should hear it belted out at a church in the township. In this gospel tour your guide will take you to a vibrant Sunday church service where you can listen to moving choral singing

The visit to the local shebeen ( pub ) is a must, and for the not so faint hearted local Umqombothi (traditional beer) is offered.
 
Special features: The course of the half-day tour can change at any time without notice!
 
We look forward to your inquiry.
 
Your Ritztrade Tour Team

 

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