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Johannesburg City Break


Soweto Children
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Overview

Xceptional Safari invites you to come and experience South Africa’s “city of gold” on the Johannesburg City Break Tour. This three day tour include highlights such as visits to Soweto, Nelson Mandela's old house and Pilanesberg National Park.  

 

 

Day 1 to 3

Valley
Valley
Day 1

Soweto is the melting pot of South African cultures and the focal point of political transformation. It is the most metropolitan township in the country and houses over a million people. Soweto is dynamic, vibrant and its people have been setting trends in music, fashion and culture. Visiting the township will reveal a world that suffered under harsh political turmoil but also radiates rich cultural and political auras. This tapestry makes a fascinating encounter with the people of Africa.

Day 2

Experience Sun City and Pilansberg National Park today. Situated approximately two hours from Johannesburg, you will find “Africa’s Kingdom of Pleasure.” Sun City is internationally renowned as Africa's premier holiday resort. Sun City offers a myriad of different entertainment and relaxation opportunities, as well as enough attractions and activities to keep everyone busy. The fabulous Sun City resort complex captivates visitors with its combination of golf, game and gambling as well as world-class hotels.

The Pilanesberg National Park, which covers some 55 000 hectare, is the fourth largest in southern Africa. This malaria-free park is perched on the eroded vestiges of an alkaline volcanic crater - one of only three such craters in the world. You are sure to experience the best Africa has to offer since the reserve is home to lion, buffalo, rhino, leopard and elephant – Africa’s Big Five.

Day 3

Enjoy a tour of Pretoria City and its historical importance today. Pretoria/Tswane is the administrative capital of South Africa. Also known as Jacaranda City, its true beauty can be seen during spring when hundreds of flowers cover the streets in a purple blanket.

Tour Highlights

A glimpse of the bustling Soweto neighborhood life; two Nobel Prize winners previous residences including Nelson Mandela, Hector Peterson memorial; Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital and various community development projects.

The historical Voortrekker Monument, Church Square, the city Hall State Theatre/ Opera House, the Union Buildings and the President’s office.

A game drive in a closed vehicle tracking the Big 5 in the Pilanesberg Nature Reserve. Followed by a guided tour of Sun City including the Valley of the Waves and Waterworld (entrance fee not included) and visit the foyer of the Palace of the Lost City.

Includes:
  • 4 nights accommodation at Protea Wanderers (4 star hotel) - Please note rates apply only if at least two nights fall over weekend, as weekend rates were quoted.
  • 4 breakfasts
  • Scheduled seat-in Day tours with English speaking guide or driver-guide: Half day Soweto Tour; Sun City and Pilanesberg Combo day tour and half-day Pretoria tour.
  • Transfer between O.R. Tambo International Airport to Hotel in sedan, 7 seater or 12 seater Minibus (depending on group size) OR self-drive option, 5 days Avis Car-rental with Maximum Cover (Group B - VW Polo Hatch or Group C - VW Polo Classoc or Group O - Toyota Verso or similar.)
Excludes:
  • International Flights, and visas where applicable
  • Other conservation/entrance fees not mentioned above
  • Meals not mentioned above
  • Porterage and gratuity fees
  • Optional Activities
  • Other expenses not specified in the quote

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