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Vamos is deeply embedded in the Langa Township through its ownership (Siviwe), tour guides (Siviwe, Nathi, Gladstone, Abosh), and community involvement (Happy Feet Youth Project). Touring with Vamos is like being a guest in our neighbourhood! We...more
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Gugu S'Thebe, cnr Washington & Church Streets | Langa Township, Cape Town Central 7735, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

Safe and well run tour of the oldest township in Cape Town and an excellent contrast to the excesses of our holiday. Our children 12,10 and 7 enjoyed every aspect of the tour, especially the visit to Shooters house. The visit to the Happy Feet...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

We had real concerns about taking this tour, worried that we would be seen as being patronising and also having safety concerns. We needn’t have worried as our excellent guide Nela explained how tourism was bringing in money as well as showing residents that not...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bruce M
Reviewed 21 October 2018

It is often difficult to draw the line between exhibiting compassion and morbid curiosity ; between seeing how the other side lives and partaking in poverty tourism. Vamos Tours and Nati made that predicament much easier and guilt free. A very smart, witty, personable and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

Great social experience, far from the classic penguin/wine tasting/etc. must do in cape town, but a must do nevertheless. If you want to get a chance to see how the community works inside a township that's the best way. Our guide Namhla was fantastic, explaining...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Pierpaolo P
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

We booked a tour to get an idea of how township life is like in Capetown. We've got a recommendation on Vamos and decided to do the two hour Langa tour. With Nela as our tour guide we had a very good experience. We had...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 17 October 2018

Just completed a fabulous 2 hour visit to the township of Langa with our guide Nathi. One really has to visit personally to experience the amazing social support structure and the positiveness of the thousands living there. Nathi himself seemed to know personally every inhabitant...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Robert S
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Our half day excursion began when our tour guide, Wandile, picked us up at our hotel. While driving to Langa he began giving us an overview of Langa and his background. Wandile had grown up there, but moved back to help out with the iThuba...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018

My family - two teenagers and grandpa (known as Oupa in SA) - had the best time at the half day afternoon tour ending with a visit to the Happy Feet Charitable organisation in the Langa township with Vamos tours. It was educational and thought...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

A friend recommended we do this tour whilst visiting Cape Town...so glad we did. We diid the afternoon "Happy Feets" tour to Langa, easily organised with the help of Garth. Our guide, Wandile, grew up, and still lives in Langa, and was obvious is well...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 23 September 2018

What an awesome experience to get such a deep insight into the history and life in a township. Thanks to our guide who is not only from this township but also very active in supporting the kids with projects, helping to turn the life for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Hi - we took exercise books, pencils and coloured pencils. Because of the water shortage, we also gave them anti-bac hand gel and wipes. I dont know if this was needed - just wasn't sure what to take. On our tour we visited... More
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