- Highlights: Gold Reef City, Soweto, Apartheid Museum, Sandton Shopping
- No of days / nights: 3/2
- Tour starts: Johannesburg
- Tour ends: Johannesburg
- Includes: Accommodation, airport transfer, return transfer to Gold Reef City and a private full day tour
- Accommodation: Standard, Comfort or Luxury
- Best time to visit: September to May
Welcome to Johannesburg, South Africa’s largest city and the country’s as well as the continent’s financial hub. On arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel located in Sandton, approximately 45 minute’s drive from the airport.
At lunch time you will be collected for a transfer to the historical theme park Gold Reef City (entrance excluded from the package). Why not join the Heritage Tour which includes a tour of Gold Reef City, a replica of old- time Johannesburg. Travel back in time as you take a ride on a penny- farthing or stroll through the olden day houses; go on an underground visit, experience a gold pour demonstration, and see the miners’ dancing performance (Tuesday – Sunday).
After breakfast you are collected from your hotel f or a private full day tour of Soweto and the Apartheid Museum. Highlights of this tour include a fascinating glimpse of Soweto’s bustling neighbourhood life; the previous residences of two Nobel Prize winners; Hector Pieterson Memorial; Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital and various community development projects.
Also included is a guided tour of the world-famous Apartheid Museum where you embark on a journey of discovery of the racial segregation experienced by millions of South Africans just over a decade ago. The Soweto uprising, the history of the ANC, solitary confinement of political prisoners and the birth of a new democratic country are detailed.
Breakfast followed by checkout. If time permits, visit Sandton City Shopping Centre or the other shopping malls in the area for a quality shopping experience.