Khayelitsha Township Tour
Get a first-hand experience of the Khayelitsha township tour from local and qualified guide that resides within the townships. Take a moment and put yourselves in the footsteps of the desperate, rejected and dejected South African people. Appreciate the pain and the joys of the people of color in the Cape Flats and acknowledge their resilience in times of oppression and praise their undying spirits in their quest for freedom.
The Khayelitsha township tour provides you the extraordinary chance to connect, mingle and also share cultural principles with the local community. With warm hearts they will welcome you, with pride they will share their stories and with music they will dance for you. The people you meet on the township tour will leave you with a new appreciation of the South African philosophy of “Ubuntu” as they share a bit of insight into the daily life of the townships of Cape Town.
Through the Apartheid years many people were forced to live in certain areas due to their racial profile. This has also led to these areas having a distinctive culture and feel within Cape Town. It is these dynamic areas that you will explore on a fascinating half day township tour.
The township tour will depart from your hotel following a visit to the Bo-Kaap Malay Quarter. The township tour will proceed with a drive through District Six and stopping at the District Six Museum before making our way to the Langa township, the oldest black township in South Africa. The tour continues to Khayelitsha, the largest black township in Cape Town. Here we will be visiting the Philanni Empowerment Centre as well as a visit to a shack to experience the living conditions of the residents of the township and continuing to explore other areas of the Khayelitsha township to experience some of the recent achievements such as new house developments.
Township Tour Highlights:
- Visit District Six Museum/ Sundays visit a church in township
- Drive to Langa township
- Visit Khayelitsha township
- Visit thePhilanni Empowerment Centre
- Morning Departure: 08h00 am to 09h00 am / Morning Return: 12h30 pm to 13h00 pm
- Afternoon Departure: 13h00 pm to 14h00 pm / Afternoon Return: 17h30 pm to 18h00 pm
R595 per person
All tours depart from your Hotel or V&A WaterfrontYou may also like our other day tours;
Cape Point Tour Full Day, Winelands Tour Full Day, Cape Point Half Day Tour, Cape Town City Tour Half Day, Half Day Wine Tour in Stellenbosch, Best of the Cape Tour, Cape Agulhas Tour Full Day, Whale Watching Tour Full Day, Cape Town Langa Township Tour