In the morning, you will be picked up in an air-conditioned vehicle from your hotel in Cape Town. Accompanied by an English-speaking guide, you will be taken on a township tour of Cape Town. The tour offers an insight into the cultures, communities and individuals living in Cape Town. You will visit the following townships:
• Langa: It is one of the areas that were designated to black Africans during the apartheid area. It is the oldest township in Cape Town. You can sample traditional African cooking at one of the restaurants or visit the local shebeen (tavern) and play a game of pool with the locals while sipping a cold beer.
• Bo Kaap: Also known as Cape Malay Quarter, Bo Kaap is an important cultural and historical part of Cape Town. Its inhabitants are descendents of the people from Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India and Malaysia, who were captured in the 17th and 18th century and enslaved by the Dutch-East India Company. See the traditional houses as you explore the area.
• Gugulethu township: It is a black neighbourhood in Cape Town. Here you will come across craftsmen at work and Khayelitsha, largest informal settlement (shacks). Meet members from the local community.
• District Six Museum: The museum is home to an impressive collection of historical relics including photographs, artefacts, paintings and physical remains such as street signs, books as well as audio-visual recordings of District Six. Some of these are donated by the former residents. Find out more about the history of the museum and how it was used as a vehicle for advocating social justice.
Explore the communities and shop for souvenirs from the local market, after which you be dropped back to your hotel in Cape Town.