Soweto Township Experience

R 550.00

Soweto Township Experience

R550.00

Highlights:

Looking to see all sides of Joburg? Don't miss out on an incredible opportunity to experience traditional South African township rituals, games, hand-brewed beer, and some home-cooked comfort food! Join this Soweto discovery held once a month.

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What to Expect

KASI 101


The word "Kasi" is South African slang for "hood". Explore the hood of Soweto, the heartbeat of the nation. Soweto is brimming with history, culture, and diversity. Enjoy a Umgombothi (home brewed Mzansi beer) tasting experience and a traditional South African home ritual. A home-cooked lunch is served with your beer tasting, followed by a dance session. Let loose to local music and learn the Mzansi way to move! Dancing is followed by playing favorite childhood games such as Bathi Amatini, Effy, Diketo, and Mrabaraba. This experience is truly a fusion of traditional and contemporary culture all in one go!


NEED TO KNOW


Location: Diepkloof, SOWETO (township) / Meet @ reception of Once in Joburg - 90 De Korte Street, Braamfontein


Inclusions: Return transport, traditional lunch, snacks, local beer, local guide, traditional African beer tasting. 


Exclusions: additional food & drink


Price: R550 pp


YOUR HOST


Mirriam is originally from a rural town in the Limpopo province in South Africa. Now, she lives in Johannesburg. She spreads ‘Ubuntu’ energy everywhere she goes. Mirriam is the head of Once in Joburg’s housekeeping department and has been working in the hospitality industry since 2010. She hopes to give our foreign guests the opportunity to expand their knowledge of South African culture and integrate them into her everyday experiences.





Details

This tour takes place once a month! Inquire at reception to find out when the next scheduled tour is.

This tour was so special! It was an awesome way to see a different, less traditional "touristy" side of Johannesburg. It felt authentically African with traditional comfort foods and some interesting traditionally brewed beer. I loved meeting Miriam and getting a peek into her life- her energy as a host was infectious! Definitely recommend this experience.

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