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Soweto & Other Townships - Daily tours through the eyes of a photojournalist

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Take a daily trip into Soweto and other Townships such as Alexandra and Diepsloot, South Africa, as a photojournalist and discover exciting happenings in the Townships. As we set out we plan a theme. It could be people staring out their shack...more
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to see the daily life in Soweto, join Ilan for this unique experience into the heart of the historic township. I'm not a photographer, but even with the camera on my phone I was able to capture beautiful and memorable shots. Over...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 4, 2018

I deliberately wanted to open the eyes of my seven year old son and take him safely through Soweto. Based on TA reviews I chose Ilan Ossendryver as our host. I wanted my son to see the real Soweto - not poverty or a shanty...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank luckylorks
TourSoweto, Owner at Soweto & Other Townships - Daily tours through the eyes of a photojournalist, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2018

Hi all, Thanks so much for the kind words. I really appreciate it. I am glad your son enjoyed the trip. It was a pleasure to have him with us. I am also glad that you got and liked the photos. Hopefully it will always...More

Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

We went on a tour with Ilan to visit Soweto, Kliptown. He brought us into the local community where we were warmly received by everyone from kids to elderly. We felt that this was more than a tour as we were shown a glimpse of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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TourSoweto, Owner at Soweto & Other Townships - Daily tours through the eyes of a photojournalist, responded to this reviewResponded October 31, 2018

Hi Ivy and Mara, Thanks so much for your review. It means a lot. I hope that you come on a trip again with me in the future and experience more amazing things. I am glad you like the photos as well. Cheers Ilan

Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

Sandton, Johannesburg, Soweto using Uber. Sandton is dull but Mandela square has some nice shops and restaurants. Forget the hop on bus, it takes forever and the sights and audio tour are tediously dull you just drive around city streets . Visit the apartheid museum...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

A return trip to watch the Soweto derby at FNB stadium from Middelburg/eMalahleni for only R812 per person including level 1 stadium tickets, return transport to the stadium, food & a drink

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank weksammin
TourSoweto, Owner at Soweto & Other Townships - Daily tours through the eyes of a photojournalist, responded to this reviewResponded October 21, 2018

Hi! Nice review but does not belong to me. Thanks Ilan

Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I went on a tour to Soweto with Ilan Ossendryver a few days ago. It was an amazing experience. We visited a traditional "Medicine" shop in down town Johannesburg which was interesting. We then went on to Kliptown where Ilan supports a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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TourSoweto, Owner at Soweto & Other Townships - Daily tours through the eyes of a photojournalist, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2018

Hi Guys, Thanks so much for the beautiful review. It was a pleasure to take you on the journey into Soweto. As well as heading into downtown Johannesburg to feel the vibe of the city. In the next few days, I will be sending you...More

Reviewed October 6, 2018

It was definitely the best decision we have made. The tour was interesting & exciting. Touring Soweto meeting the people with the guidance of Ilan gave us a different perspective on the life there and about the people. It definitely changed our rest of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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TourSoweto, Owner at Soweto & Other Townships - Daily tours through the eyes of a photojournalist, responded to this reviewResponded October 7, 2018

Hi Thanks so much for your words regarding the trip. Hope you will come back to South Africa again so that I can show you more of Soweto and the amazing people there. Cheers Ilan

Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

Ilan gave us the most memorable day in Soweto and Johannesburg. He is so kind and personable and it was a joy to spend the day with him. Ilan got to know our interests and geared the tour towards those things. We loved visiting a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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TourSoweto, Owner at Soweto & Other Townships - Daily tours through the eyes of a photojournalist, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2018

Hi All, Thanks so much for the kind words on TripAdvisor. It was a pleasure to take you all to Soweto with me. I am glad that you got to see the big five of Soweto. I have sent you a link to the photos...More

Reviewed September 17, 2018

My family (wife and 8 yr old daughter) and I spent a day with Ilan in June of this year while passing through Jo'burg. Originally we viewed this as a down day leading up to our safari, but it quickly turned into a highlight from...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed September 13, 2018

I booked a personalized tour six months ago with pick up and drop off for my parents who were visiting me in Pretoria. They paid more than other tour companies for a personal, special experience. While they enjoyed the day, they were promised copies of...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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TourSoweto, Owner at Soweto & Other Townships - Daily tours through the eyes of a photojournalist, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2018

Hi Arun How are you? I apologize if you did not get the photos. I have just sent you a link to the photos on Dropbox from the trip. I know that everyone gets their photos from the trip. What can and does happen is...More

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funnydude
May 13, 2018|
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Response from TourSoweto | Property representative |
Hi There FunnyDude, I would love to take you on a Soweto trip. Here are the details of the trip and other trips available: Departure time for trip I will pick you up at 09:00am from your hotel and drop you off there... More
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RenaeG76
January 5, 2018|
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Response from TourSoweto | Property representative |
Hi This is usually a private trip. But we can always ask if you can join another party. Thanks Ilan
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Response from Conradsz | Reviewed this property |
Based on our trip in March 2017, the base charge for a 4 - 6 hour tour was R1800 or about $150. There was a surcharge for the weekends due to traffic around another $30. The cost does include pick up and drop off at your... More
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