Discover safely the warm atmosphere of the townships during the evening thanks to this Township Evening Tour.
What the locals call “Cape Flats”, the townships, represent a 20km ring around the city. The area is divided in 4 parts and you will have the opportunity to meet the friendly residents of two of them: Langa and Khayelitsha. Your local and experienced guide will lead you during a memorable evening for a tour between authenticity and kindness. For instance, people you are going to meet will be glad to share with you their customs around a home-made good meal at the sound of local music. It is a unique opportunity to exchange with them to better understand another facet of Cape Town.
- Langa (Oldest Formal Township)
- Welcome drinks at Shebeen with traditional beer
- Home visit and traditional dinner with local family
- Be entertained by local music
- Khayelitsha (Largest Township)
- Socialise with residents
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||At your accommodation in Cape Town (hotel, guesthouse,…)|
The name of this township means “sun” in the Xhosa language, but it actually comes from of a rainmaker called Langalibalele, famous for rebelling against the government during the 19th Century and it who was imprisoned on Robben Island.
In this area, you will stop at shebeen (name for a township tavern) where you will have the benefit to try a traditional handcrafted beer. You will immediately feel the great atmosphere as they play a unifying role in the community.
During this tour, you will have the great opportunity to meet the friendly people living in this area. They will show you their culture and way of life around a typical South African dinner. It is a meeting full of emotion and sincerity around simple and universal values.