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Usizo Lwenkosi Soweto Tours

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Address: 407 Orlando East, Soweto, South Africa
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+27 83 992 9607

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Blown Away by Soweto!

We had an amazing time with out guide King, walking around Soweto. Usizo was easily able to accommodate our last minute booking only a couple days in advance and they were... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Calgary, Canada
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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an amazing time with out guide King, walking around Soweto. Usizo was easily able to accommodate our last minute booking only a couple days in advance and they were incredibly helpful in describing the benefits of the different options they could provide. We picked the walking tour and did not regret it. There is truly no better way... More 

Thank KristianWykes
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

We had the tour with King who is magnificent. His knowledge was incredible and he is so kind and welcoming. This is the best tour of Soweto you can do. It's very safe where he takes you and he tells you the whole history. Just call Ntombi she will organise it for you and King is one of the guides.... More 

Thank Londoner5555
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

We took a walking tour with our guide Lindela. He was great, very knowledgable and totally flexible when we changed the plan a little. He came to meet us at our guesthouse in Melville. Travelling on the public minibus network with him was an experience in itself. There is no way we could have worked it out on our own.... More 

Thank VennGang
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

This was the best tour of a place I've taken for all time. King is extremely knowledgeable, friendly, and thorough. I was able to see all of soweto including some experiences I'd dreamed of taking (such as the local bus) that I wouldn't have known how to do myself.

Thank Jameliah S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

I undertook this walking tour with my father. Our tour Guide King was excellent - a very welcoming and kind person! He made us feel relaxed and at home with his presence during the tour. His historical knowledge of Soweto and its areas was exceptional, and delivered with incedible passion, making it enthralling and fascinating to listen to. We would... More 

Thank Nathan A
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

I had originally booked an 8-hour walking tour then when I sent my confirmation details, Ntombi replied that they were fully booked unless I wanted to join the 4-hour walking tour (which I decided to do). When I arrived at the pick up point there wasn't anyone there, and no answer when I call the contact number provided. Shortly after... More 

Thank Amanda S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

"King " our tour guide was simply AMAZING. Very knowledgeable! Passionate! And humble. He is from Soweto so we had a real experience with a local. Very punctual he was waiting for us at the meeting point with a driver.... if you are looking for the real personalised experience... Look no further. Very flexible we started with the Orlando towers... More 

1 Thank Deeandkonsti
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

I really recommend to get best ever experience of Soweto with Ntombi. She is so nice, telling stories about Soweto from beginning to end of Apartheid regime. Being from the township, she gets you to inside, visiting people she know is really unforgettable experience. See you soon Ntombi with my family this time.

Thank Stephane G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

We have seen it at TripAdvisor and just tried to contact the person. It was surprising easy and fast! We did it via SMS and there was the very smart and gentle guide. We did the walking tour and it is nice to see that he is greeting the people we met on the way. He was very calm, answering... More 

2 Thank Pmv D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

Ntombi gave us the best introduction and experience of Soweto. She listen to our wishes and shared her large knowledge and love for her hood and the very welcoming and friendly people with us in the best way I could image. I will recommend everyone the walking tour with her, as it gives time to meet and feel the atmosphere.... More 

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