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

59 2nd Avenue, Johannesburg 2192, South Africa
+27 72 368 9344
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Soweto: getting close to its people and culture

An amazing and emotional experience in Soweto. Ilan’s passion and love for the community, food... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Eugene C
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best people day of my trip to southern africa

ilan created one of the best days of my monthlong trip to southern africa. i say 'people' day... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks 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 windows, residents with umbrellas (see here) or growing food or whatever we decide. I photograph, you photograph and at the end of the trip, you will receive a CD with photos of the trip or the photos dropboxed to you. We discuss what makes great photo! Improve on photography while enjoying South African township life. Join us up to 5 people per group. Bring Cameras! A hat for the sun. Most of all, bring your creativity!
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

An amazing and emotional experience in Soweto. Ilan’s passion and love for the community, food, music and plight of kliptown brings you close to people struggling with little support but getting together to improve their lives. We wandered down the street and were greeted with...More

Thank Eugene C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

ilan created one of the best days of my monthlong trip to southern africa. i say 'people' day, because the smiles of the people that i met in soweto will live with me forever...and i have ilan's amazing photos to remind me of the experience...More

Thank burbankbonnie
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Ilan has tremendous insight into Soweto, and great passion for its people. Plus you get wonderful photos ...

Thank Neil R
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

What a fantastic experience - this is not a 'tick the box' run through Soweto' but rather an opportunity to connect with the human side of this beautiful country. Ilan's personal connection is obvious as is his passion for supporting the local community of Kliptown...More

1  Thank kathmmcc
Reviewed 17 September 2017

We had a fantastic day with Ilan. It was great to see the real Soweto, meeting a wide variety of wonderful people, learning about the community, and its history during and after apartheid. We had a traditional breakfast and met a great Malawian traditional doctor....More

1  Thank San2904
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Ilan is a fantastic guide as well as a wonderful person. He showed us the people of Soweto, who they are, how they live and what they deal with. It was enlightening and uplifting. Milan knows everyone and they know him. You get a real...More

1  Thank jf33180
TourSoweto, Owner at Soweto & Other Townships - Daily tours through the eyes of a photojournalist, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Hi, Thanks so much for coming on my Soweto trip and enjoying my community, Kliptown. It is always special to take people there like you guys and of course to importantly uplift the community. See you soon and I am glad you like the photos....More

Reviewed 29 August 2017

Ilan took us around Sowto kliptown was very nice took tons of pictures its a great Tour highly recommended.

1  Thank yzorger
Reviewed 26 August 2017

This tour was excellent, been looking forward to it all year, Ilan was great, very informative and knew his stuff. The visit to Cliptown was very humbling, this will stay with me for the rest of my life. Ilan knew many of the people and...More

1  Thank Karen S
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We had a fabulous tour with Ilan while in South Africa. He is a true humanitarian. Many of the people in Kliptown and Soweto knew him by name. Prior to going into Kliptown, he bought oranges to hand out to people who have virtually nothing....More

1  Thank rutgers77
TourSoweto, Owner at Soweto & Other Townships - Daily tours through the eyes of a photojournalist, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Hi Rutgers77, How are you? Thanks for the amazing review of the trip to Soweto. PLEASE!!! PLEASE!!! check your spam as many times the link to the photos goes there and is not seen. Also Please send me an email with your name and I...More

Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Was one of the most memorable experiences of my life doing this tour with Ilan. Ilan is a amazing person and as a photo journalist his resume is absolutely amazing. His personality and love of people is incredible. The walking tour into Kilptown was a...More

Thank Brent S
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Ibrahim S
20 June 2017|
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Response from TourSoweto | Property representative |
Hi 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 hotel in Ilan's Toyota SUV. We... More
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Jackie82
21 November 2016|
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Response from Massimiliano F | Reviewed this property |
The tour begins calmly at 9:30 am, and can last several hours according to the proposed activities, but until the early afternoon. You can contact Ian through its website, and will get you to the hotel. The cost is about... More
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