We are a tourism company based in one of the historically most important sites in South Africa: The suburb of Sophiatown in the city of Johannesburg. Sophiatown the unique space in the world, the home of jazz the Chicago of South Africa ,the mother of style ,unity and rainbow.
Due to the efforts of a pioneering local birder, Soweto has become known as a fascinating area to go birding. Key areas for birding center around the iconic painted towers of Orlando Power station, and includes excellent wetland and Highveld koppie birding.
Zuri Destination (ZD), is a South African professional destination marketing company (DMC), headquartered in Johannesburg. ZD is an expert in Destination Events, Destination Weddings, and Incentive programmes. The company trades in the Meetings, Incentives, Conferences & Events (MICE) space.
We set off our walk at Lebo’s Soweto Backpackers heading towards our look out point with a panoramic view over Soweto. The guide will points our various landmarks and areas and the history of the various sites around the township. You will also see our community garden project as well as the beer brewing station of the home brewed sorghum beer made by women in our community.
We will start our tour by reaching a look out point of Orlando East and West. You will get an introduction of Soweto – it’s size, the history of how Soweto was formed and the people that make up this large township. You will see and learn more about some of our landmarks such as the Orlando stadium and the brightly painted Orlando towers. Learn one of the many greetings to interact with people along the way!