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Usizo Lwenkosi Soweto Tours

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

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Soweto Tour

"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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 stars Reviewed June 18, 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 stars Reviewed March 26, 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 

1 Thank Pmv D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 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 

Thank Helle F
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15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016

As most of our holiday was arranged by a travel agent and rather sanitised, we arranged this tour to ensure we saw something of real life. We took the 4 hour walking tour on 26th December. We were picked up on time from our hotel and set down at the cooling towers to start our tour. Our guide was a... More 

1 Thank Normski99
Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

We booked the walking tour with Ntombi, and we had a wonderful time. She had great knowledge and was very friendly. We recommend Ntombi for your soweto tour!!

Thank Jeaninetripfreak
Tunapuna, Trinidad
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

Ntombi Mlakalaka is an absolute gem. A fully qualified tour guide who has spent most of her life in Soweto, Ntombi not only has a bubbly personality but a wealth of information to share. And will personalize your tour to suit your interests and schedule, all at a very affordable rate. If we could give her more than 5 stars,... More 

1 Thank AmazonLodge
San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

We booked Usizo tours based on the recommendations of a friend (not through reading tripadvisor) for a Township Tour (Soweto) and are very glad we did. You won't get a real taste of the culture of Johannesburg if you just stay in the isolated bubble of Sandton. Our tour guide was a young man (I think it was nendela but... More 

Thank Sylvia L
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We pre-booked a tour with Ntombi for the 2nd of February and she called me the day before to confirm and again on the morning to explain she was slightly delayed by the traffic (She was meeting us at our hotel). The original plan was to travel by taxi-bus but as there was a bus strike that day these were... More 

2 Thank Trickyvegas
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

If anyone is after a great personnel tour of Soweto, then contact Ntombi on the following link, no thrills but just a interesting informative walk around Soweto, visiting a couple of resident to see how the people of Soweto live and their facilities. Also get to visit amongst other great places Nelson Mandela's house, Arc Bishops Desmond Tutu's house, and... More 

4 Thank Warren S

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