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Atamela Tours

Soweto 1860, South Africa
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Breadth and depth

We had just shy of 48 hours in Johannesburg and wanted to see as much as possible. On our only full... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2018
Celeste T
,
Seattle, Washington
Two-day tour of Johannesburg

We arranged with Thuli for her two-day tour of Johannesburg. It was a thorough and at many times... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2017
toomanyteddybears
,
Southwest USA
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ATAMELA – IHR ZUGANG ZU KULTUREN UND MENSCHEN IN SÜDAFRIKA Atamela bedeutet so viel wie „zusammenkommen“ oder „näherkommen“. Seit der Gründung 1999 ist es mein Ziel, Menschen während unserer Touren durch Südafrika zusammenzubringen. Atamela soll eine Brücke zwischen meinen Besuchern und den Einheimischen bilden. Meine Idee ist es, Begegnungsreisen anzubieten, die die Kultur Südafrikas bunt, ehrlich, emotional und vielfältig widerspiegeln. Bei meinen Touren erleben Sie neben den atemberaubenden Sehenswürdigkeiten auch den kulturellen Austausch mit Menschen, den Sie bei anderen Reiseveranstaltern kaum erfahren werden. Während der Touren können wir voneinander lernen, Vorurteile abbauen und aufeinander zugehen.
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Soweto 1860, South Africa
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

We had just shy of 48 hours in Johannesburg and wanted to see as much as possible. On our only full day, we engaged Thuli for an all day Contrast tour. The tour covered a LOT of ground, both literally and figuratively, including townships, suburbs,...More

Thank Celeste T
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Reviewed 26 August 2017

We arranged with Thuli for her two-day tour of Johannesburg. It was a thorough and at many times sobering view of a city that has come a long way since the end of Apartheid, but still faces many challenges. We visited the poorest and richest...More

Thank toomanyteddybears
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Reviewed 15 July 2017

My family of 4 spent 2 days with Thuli on the Contrast and Soweto tours. Although the schedule was tight, Thuli squeezed in all the sights that we wanted to see. We really enjoyed our tour with Thuli. Thuli's love and passion for SA is...More

Thank Desmond M
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Reviewed 4 December 2016

My boyfriend and I spent one day with Thuli which was the perfect start to get to know Johannesburg and its people. We combined the Contrast Tour with the Johannesburg and Soweto Tour. The visits of the different parts of the city (e.g. Sandton, Melville,...More

Thank Friederike A
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Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Thank you, Thuli, for making our Johannesburg-Soweto trip one of our great memories! We had a mixed group, which included our two teenage children, our daughter's exchange student friend from Germany and 2 business friends. A true mix of cultures. All of us, from me...More

Thank TheresaTrump
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Reviewed 5 September 2016

We did a three-hour-tour around Johannesburg with Atamela. It was our first experience in South Africa and a great one, it could not have been better at all. Thuli, our guide, is so passionate and really driven by the desire to bring her guests straight...More

Thank Dirk F
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Reviewed 25 July 2016

My wife and I contacted Atamela Tours after noticing her high ratings on Tripadvisor. We were not disappointed. Thuli treated us as long lost family members. She accommodated us on short notice for a 6 hour tour. We visied areas of Johannesburg which we later...More

Thank mario13
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Reviewed 21 May 2016

We took a day tour with Thuli and felt that we really got to experience Johannesburg & Soweto. Thuli really shares herself and will take you deep into the city and make it come alive. A highlight of our South African adventure.

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Reviewed 25 April 2016

Booked Thuli after reading reviews on Trip Advisor and was not disappointed. We spent much longer than we agreed upon, as we were stuck in traffic and Thuli knew we really wanted to learn about Soweto. Our day started Soweto at a local school. I...More

Thank Kathy1290
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Atamela, Owner at Atamela Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2016

Thank you so much Kathy for this wonderful review!! I am really glad you and especially your daughter loved the tour. The most important part of my job as a guide is to make sure that by the time we finish the tour you have...More

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Reviewed 15 November 2015

After contacting Thuli on short notice, she still managed to plan a tour for us, which fit our schedule perfectly. After she picked us up at our hotel, we got the first impression of Johannesburg from a nice vantage point and Thuli provided us with...More

Thank DasStreifenhorn
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