Townships are the heartbeat of South Africa
The province of Kwa Zulu Natal provides opportunities to experience African culture in authentic first hand Zulu township and cultural tours.
Facts about township matters
The cultural rich etiquette of the soul of South Africa in townships can hardly be rivalled.
Township tours in Durban weave into the rhymes which were pathways for leaders like Nelson Mandela and Mahatma Gandhi. And an adventure to remember with an unforgettable ‘Shisanyama” (barbecue) mouth watering feast.
Townships were initially established under apartheid rule.
Non-whites were forbidden to own or live in property in exclusively designated white areas and confined to underdeveloped settlements.
Townships are this day and age are predominantly black or non-white people. Since democracy, the settlements have been developed and upgraded. They are now kaleidoscope suburbs capturing the essence of resilient people. The social vibe and energy is the hub of creativity and small businesses.
The oldest township in KZN is KwaMashu. Renowned for ethnic arts scene a tour in the mesmerizing location captures the essence of unique culture with a flair.
- Experience life of KwaMashu residents and the neighbouring townships of Ntuzuma and Inanda. Get into the vibe and release into contemporary Kwaito style dance moves or varieties of hip hop and pantsula.
- Get into the art vibe with drama performances and Mashkandi, the traditional music of the Zulu.
- Experience herbalists and healers
Feel the spirit of true ‘Ubuntu’, the spirit if humanity in Umlazi the second largest South African township
Umlazi epitomises “African-ness” with its pulsating energy and vibrant culture.
Feel, taste and see the spirit of Africa in true essence
In 1967, The National Party established it as a black township. In this day Umlazi has emerged into a buzzing township in South Africa filled with shebeens, “Shisanyama” as well as jazz venues, popular for international tourists.
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