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From Johannesburg: Pretoria, Soweto & Apartheid Museum Tour

From Johannesburg: Pretoria, Soweto & Apartheid Museum Tour

Start your historical day tour ready to know what transpired back in those days and how it has shaped the current dynamic Rainbow nation. Head to Pretoria just over 30 kilometers from Johannesburg making your way to the first stop, the Voortrekker Museum, where you'll get to know the history of the Afrikaaners people of South Africa. Learn more about the monument and why it was built the way it is. From there, you'll drive through the beautiful town of Pretoria, also known as Tswane. Visit the Union Building, which currently houses the president of South Africa and get a splendid view of Pretoria and find a perfect place to take photos. Continue onto Soweto, where you will get to see the 1976 Youth Uprising by visiting the famous Hector Peterson Museum and also visit the house of the South African apartheid hero Nelson Mandela on Vilakazi Street. The Nelson Mandela House has been set up to reflect its original setting from the the time he left prison. Afterwards, head to the Apartheid Museum, where you will get the fine print of what actually transpired during those apartheid days and conclude your tour by passing through Johannesburg as you head back to your hotel.

Pretoria: Pretoria City Tour and Cullinan Diamond Mine Tour

Pretoria: Pretoria City Tour and Cullinan Diamond Mine Tour

pickup at 8:00 am Pretoria tour with 4 main highlight 9:00 am Voortrekkers Monument. a monument with a the granite structure is located on a hilltop, and was raised to commemorate the Vootrekkers who left Cape Colony between 1835 and 1854. 10:00 am Kruger house. the historical president house of the Boer leader and president of south African Republic, Paul kruger. 10:45 am Church Square. Originally Market square, is the the square at the historic centre of the city of Pretoria. statues of four anonymous Boer citizen-soldiers surround that of kruger on a lower level of the plinth. 11:15 am union building. the imposing buildings at the north of Arcadia, close to Church square it can be seen form the Voortrekker monument. it used as the presidential house and office. lunch (optional) 40 minutes drive to Cullinan mine. 2:00 tour in Cullinan. Cullinan is small town in the Gauteng province. it is located 30 km east of Pretoria along the diamond route . the Cullinan diamond is the largest gem-quality rough diamond ever found, weighing 3,106.16 carats(621.35 g) discovered at the Premier No.2 mine in Cullinan at 26 January 1905. 4:00 trop off to the pick up point

Johannesburg: Pretoria, Apartheid & Soweto Small-Group Tour

Johannesburg: Pretoria, Apartheid & Soweto Small-Group Tour

9:00 am Voortrekkers Monument 10:00 am passing by Kruger House 10:45 am Church Square 11:00 am passing through the CBD 11:30 am Union Building 12:45 pm Apartheid Museum 2:00 pm Soweto visiting the world cup stadium, the biggest hospital in Africa, Soweto towers, Vilakazi Street (Tutu and Mandela's Street), Mandela's house, and Hector Pieterson Square, optional visit of the poorest place of Soweto.

Pretoria half day tour

Pretoria half day tour

Visiting Pretoria 4 hours Pretoria is named after the Voortrekker leader Andries Pretorius, and South Africans sometimes call it the "Jacaranda City, because of the thousands of jacaranda trees planted along its streets and in its parks and gardens. Starting by the 1.Voortrekkers Monument: is located just south of Pretoria in South Africa. The granite structure is located on a hilltop, and was raised to commemorate the Voortrekkers who left the Cape Colony between 1835 and 1854. It was designed by the architect Gerard Moerdijk. 2.Kruger house: is the historical Pretoria residence of the Boer leader and President of the South African Republic, Paul Kruger. It was built in 1884 by architect Tom Claridge and builder Charles Clark. Milk was used, instead of water, for mixing the cement from which the house was constructed, as the cement available was of poor quality.The house was also one of the first in Pretoria to be lit by electricity. The house contains either the original furnishings or items from the same historical period, some of the many gifts that were presented to Kruger as well as other memorabilia. 3.Church Square: originally Market Square is the square at the historic centre of the city of Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa. The founder of Pretoria, Marthinus Pretorius, determined that the square be used as a market place and church yard. It was subsequently named for the church buildings that stood at the centre of the square from 1856 to 1905. The square's most prominent feature, since June 1954, is the statue of the late Boer leader and president of the South African Republic, Paul Kruger, at its centre.Statues of four anonymous Boer citizen-soldiers surround that of Kruger on a lower level of the plinth. 4. Passing the city center or CBD 5.Union building: 7the official seat of the South African Government and also house the offices of the President of South Africa. The imposing buildings are located in Pretoria, atop Meintjeskop at the northern end of Arcadia, close to historic Church Square. the Union Buildings occupy the highest point of Pretoria, and constitute a South African national heritage site.

From Johannesburg: Pretoria Guided City Tour

From Johannesburg: Pretoria Guided City Tour

Discover Pretoria on a half-day tour of the city. Visit the most significant historical monuments and learn the history behind the city that was once the capital of the South African Republic and today serves as the official seat of the South African Government. Start your private tour with a convenient hotel pickup and head to your first stop on your sightseeing tour of Pretoria, the Voortrekker Monument. Delve into the history of South Africa's pioneers and learn about the principal event in the Afrikaners' history, the Great Trek. View the sculptures that portray the long journey the Dutch-speaking settlers embarked on when they left the Cape Colony to migrate to the interior of the country in 1835. The next stop on your tour is the Kruger Museum. Travel back in time as you explore the original home of Paul Kruger, President of the former Transvaal Boer Republic. See the exhibitions that illustrate his struggle for freedom from British Imperialism, his journey to Europe, and his exile. Head to Church Square for your next stop. Learn about the history and significance of this location and its surrounding buildings, including the Palace of Justice. End your tour on a high note with a stop at the Union Buildings, the official seat of the South African Government. These buildings also house the offices of the President of South Africa. 

10 Days Overland Tour-Johannesburg and Cape Town

10 Days Overland Tour-Johannesburg and Cape Town

Day 1- O.R Tambo Airport Arrival in Johannesburg OR Tambo and you will be transferred to your overnight accommodation in Radisson Blu Hotel. Day 2 -BIG 5 safari – Pilanesberg National Park Enjoy a Pilanesberg experience near Sun City with a big 5 exploration then later return to your Radisson Blu Hotel. Day 3- Pretoria, Soweto and Apartheid Museum Day Tour Enjoy a Pretoria, Soweto and Apartheid Museum Day Tour. Explore the great highlights with Pretoria with exploration at the Voortrekker Museum. Kruger House Museum, the union buildings and so much more. You then move on to Soweto for some township exploration with highlights being Vilakazi Street, Mandela House, Regina Mundi Church and so much more. You the cap off your tour at the Apartheid Museum for some true depiction exploration and get dropped back at Radisson Blu Hotel in Sandton Day 4- Cradle of Humankind and Lesedi Cultural Village Day Tour Visit the Cradle of Humankind for a day out at Maropeng and Sterkfontein Caves for a trip down human evolution. From there also enjoy some time into South Africa's cultural village show casing true and authentic South Africa cultures such the Zulu culture, Sotho, Xhosa and so much more. Later on go back to your overnight accommodation in Radisson Blu Hotel in Sandton Day 5- Arrive Cape Town – Cape Town – Table Mountain Tour On your 5th day we leave the city of Johannesburg for the mother City Tour of Cape Town. Upon arrival make your way to Table Mountain for a cable ride like no other and after the Table Mountain tour you will check-in to Cresta Grande Hotel in Cape Town. Day 6- Robben Island Tour with Winelands Tour Wake up to an adventure to the prison located in Robben Island significant for all Nelson Mandela history. There after make your way to a taste adventure with the Cape Winelands for some truly beautiful scenery as well as wine like never before. The shuttle team will later drop you off at Cresta Grande Hotel in Cape Town. Day 7- Cape Peninsular full Day Tour Enjoy a Cape Penisnsula Tour with highlights such as the 12 Apostles and Camps Bay, Chapman’s drive, the famous Cape Point and the Cape of good hope as well as Simon’s town for a view of the Penguins before passing through the coastline back to Cresta Grande Hotel in Cape Town Day 8 -Free Day This is an open Day where you can either do some shopping or visit the Waterfront. Transport will be provided to and from Cresta Grande Hotel in Cape Town Day 9- Free Day These is an open Day where you can either do some shopping or visit the Waterfront or Visit Muizenberg Beach. Transport will be provided to and from Radisson Blu 4-Star Hotel. Day 10- Depart from Cape Town Say goodbye to your 10 Days Johannesburg and Cape Town Tour. Get transferred to Cape Town International Airport.

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