Township Tour

Visit District 6 in the Cape Malay quarter of the City and then proceed to Langa, South Africa's oldest township established in the 1920’s when the Urban Areas Act was passed, forcing blacks to live in locations. The name Langa means “Sun” in Xhosa, the language which is mostly spoken amongst black South Africans in The Western Cape.

The true highlight to this tour will be the hour long walk in the township where you will be able to interact with the incredibly strong people, who decided to take their future into their own hands. You will see how many people try to make a difference within their communities and that they contribute to a better future for the townships. You will also see how some people have lifted themselves from poverty and you will see how others are still trapped in poverty.

You will also experience the sangomas, traditional healers; smileys, shop at local market; drink sorgham beer, visit a local kindergarten, while supporting one of the poorest areas of the Mother City.

NB: ALL OUR TOURS OPERATE ON A MINIMUM OF 2 PEOPLE EXCEPT FOR PRIVATE TOURS. IF IT HAPPENS THAT YOU ARE THE ONLY PERSON BOOKED FOR A TOUR, THE TOUR MIGHT BE CONDUCTED BY ONE OF OUR PARTNER TOUR OPERATORS ON OUR BEHALF.

Itinerary

Highlights:

- District Six and the Museum
- Langa Township: local market, arts and crafts, traditional healer, a shebeen (tavern)
- Gugulethu Seven Memorial
- Amy Biehl Memorial
- Bonteheuwel

Morning
Depart - 8:30-9:00am
Return - 12:30pm

Afternoon
Depart - 13:30-14:00pm
Return - 17:30pm


What's included

* Guided tour
* all entrance fees and donations


What's excluded

* Lunch
* Cost of any additional activities


Departure point

All tours depart from your Hotel in the CBD all the way through to Camps Bay.


Return point

We will return you to your Hotel in the CBD or all the way through to Camps Bay.

Cancellation policy

*Cancellation fees may apply should any service be cancelled less than 7 days prior to tour departure.
*100% Cancellation fee will be applicable for no-shows.

Conditions

All tours are conducted by a SATOUR qualified tour guide in comfortable air-conditioned vehicles. All our vehicles are insured for passenger liability. Bookings can be made 7 days a week. All tour departures & arrival times are approximate and subject to weather conditions. All tours are subject to a minimum number of passengers. All tour, flight and accommodation are bookings & prices are subject to availability and to change. MilebyMile Tours cc., their employees, agents and associates shall not be responsible for and shall be exempt from any loss, damage, injury, delay or inconvenience to any person or their luggage or other personal property, whether the same shall occur, arise from or other persons directly or indirectly in the employ or service of MilebyMile Tours or otherwise under any circumstance whatsoever. All tour prices are VAT inclusive, VAT is non-refundable on all tours. American Express, Master, Visa, Diners Club cards are all welcome. Full payment is required in advance, prior to commencement of service and cash payments are to be made in South African Rand unless alternative arrangements have been made.
*We also offer Tailor made tours & Conference packages.
*Foreign Language guides are available for multilingual tours at an additional cost.



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   Jude Killip

11 November, 2016
Our guide, James, for the Township tour was brilliant! 😊 I highly recommend this tour.
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   Francois Harris

21 November, 2012
Very good selection of cape town tours. The cape peninsula tour, winelands tour, and the township tour are great!
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   Nico Jordaan

26 January, 2011
We had a wonderful trip with Chippa to Langa on Nelson Mandela day and we were impressed by his Happy Feet project! Good job
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   Sue

8 May, 2014
Enjoyed the tour :)
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   Tracy Reale

5 November, 2018
We booked 3 tours, all our guides were amazing and informative. The day was rushed due to booking staff miscommunicating pick up times and locations resulting in less time at certain places. We were also misinformed about the options such as Table Mountain, our driver could take us there at the end of our trip but couldn't give us a lift back due to wait times and another tour to begin for the afternoon. We distinctly requested a tour in order to go up the moutain when booking and so it was a surprise to hear from the guide that he couldnt wait for us in the end. All in all it seems like the booking staff have no idea about the locations or time constraints. It would certainly be an idea to get them to go on the tours in order to further explain the tours in detail. We felt as though it was just about booking and getting our money and then riding on the goodwill and informative guides to calm our patience.
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