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Soweto & Other Townships - Daily tours through the eyes of a photojournalist

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My wife and I went on a tour to Soweto with Ilan Ossendryver a few days ago. It was an amazing... read more

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It was definitely the best decision we have made. The tour was interesting & exciting. Touring... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Take a daily trip into Soweto and other Townships such as Alexandra and Diepsloot, South Africa, as a photojournalist and discover exciting happenings in the Townships. As we set out we plan a theme. It could be people staring out their shack...more
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My wife and I went on a tour to Soweto with Ilan Ossendryver a few days ago. It was an amazing experience. We visited a traditional "Medicine" shop in down town Johannesburg which was interesting. We then went on to Kliptown where Ilan supports a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was definitely the best decision we have made. The tour was interesting & exciting. Touring Soweto meeting the people with the guidance of Ilan gave us a different perspective on the life there and about the people. It definitely changed our rest of the...More

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TourSoweto, Owner at Soweto & Other Townships - Daily tours through the eyes of a photojournalist, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Thanks so much for your words regarding the trip. Hope you will come back to South Africa again so that I can show you more of Soweto and the amazing people there. Cheers Ilan

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ilan gave us the most memorable day in Soweto and Johannesburg. He is so kind and personable and it was a joy to spend the day with him. Ilan got to know our interests and geared the tour towards those things. We loved visiting a...More

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TourSoweto, Owner at Soweto & Other Townships - Daily tours through the eyes of a photojournalist, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi All, Thanks so much for the kind words on TripAdvisor. It was a pleasure to take you all to Soweto with me. I am glad that you got to see the big five of Soweto. I have sent you a link to the photos...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family (wife and 8 yr old daughter) and I spent a day with Ilan in June of this year while passing through Jo'burg. Originally we viewed this as a down day leading up to our safari, but it quickly turned into a highlight from...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked a personalized tour six months ago with pick up and drop off for my parents who were visiting me in Pretoria. They paid more than other tour companies for a personal, special experience. While they enjoyed the day, they were promised copies of...More

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TourSoweto, Owner at Soweto & Other Townships - Daily tours through the eyes of a photojournalist, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Arun How are you? I apologize if you did not get the photos. I have just sent you a link to the photos on Dropbox from the trip. I know that everyone gets their photos from the trip. What can and does happen is...More

Reviewed 5 September 2018

We are two Kiwis and had been recommended Ilan through a friend, and we are so glad we took the opportunity to see Soweto and Joberg with him. If you love Coffee - ask him to take you to the Ethiopian coffee house in central...More

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TourSoweto, Owner at Soweto & Other Townships - Daily tours through the eyes of a photojournalist, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Hi Rob and Lara, How are you all? It was great to show you around and get an amazing experience of Soweto and the spirit of South Africa through "Ubuntu" We are all one. Thanks for showing me the intricacies of doing the "Haka:. By...More

Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

We were fortunate enough to find Ilan and spend the day with him in Soweto and downtown Johannesburg. His passion is infectious and we learned so many interesting things about the area the history and the beautiful people. That is the biggest Takeaway for us...More

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Reviewed 1 September 2018

My husband, 11 year-old son and I had the pleasure of spending the day in Soweto and the Apartheid Museum with Ilan. He is a very caring, cultured, friendly and easy-going person.He is also very good with children. He managed to make our son smile...More

Thank Angelinna
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Of Johannesburg. We were fortunate enough to be on a day tour and go to this part of the city. Shacks, goats, an entirely different way of living. These people are on line for better housing but mean time they live in this neighborhood. A...More

Thank seetheworld010
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Ilan is a great man who will make you meet great people in Soweto. This is absolutely not the usual guide for tourists. This “crazy white man in Soweto”, as he describes himself, knows so many people in Kliptown where he supports community projects. Doing...More

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TourSoweto, Owner at Soweto & Other Townships - Daily tours through the eyes of a photojournalist, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2018

Hi. Thanks so much for the kind words. Hopefully you will come back to visit South Africa again. Cheers Ilan

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funnydude
13 May 2018|
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Response from TourSoweto | Property representative |
Hi There FunnyDude, I would love to take you on a Soweto trip. Here are the details of the trip and other trips available: Departure time for trip I will pick you up at 09:00am from your hotel and drop you off there... More
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RenaeG76
5 January 2018|
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Response from TourSoweto | Property representative |
Hi This is usually a private trip. But we can always ask if you can join another party. Thanks Ilan
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Ibrahim S
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Response from Conradsz | Reviewed this property |
Based on our trip in March 2017, the base charge for a 4 - 6 hour tour was R1800 or about $150. There was a surcharge for the weekends due to traffic around another $30. The cost does include pick up and drop off at your... More
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