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Imzu Tours

Khayelitsha 7784, South Africa
+27 73 507 3622
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Nice up to an hour trip

We arrive by car and were approached by Kenny who is the guide. It was an interesting tour. And a... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2017
IamZozo
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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Please, please visit Imizamo Yethu - incredible experience.

This was the best thing that we did in Cape Town. When we arrived, I was so surprised by the... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
leahjwright
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London
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Imzu Tours does township tours to the two biggest townships in Cape Town South Africa, namely Langa & Khayelitsha. Our half day walking tours give you the opportunity to meet and interact with the residents, observe the sights and sounds of township life and even sample some local offerings. Our knowledgeable guides will entertain you with stories, historical facts, cultural traditions and a whole lot more. You can even spend the night and enjoy the hospitality of a local family. Our Sunday Gospel Tours are a highlight.
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 13:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Khayelitsha 7784, South Africa
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Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We arrive by car and were approached by Kenny who is the guide. It was an interesting tour. And a must you need a reality checkMore

Thank IamZozo
ImzuTours, Manager at Imzu Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2017

Hi there I think you have the incorrect page. We do not have any guide's by the name of Kenny. I hope you will consider taking one of our tours. Please have a look at our Facebook page, Imzu Tours for further information. Kind regards...More

Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

This was the best thing that we did in Cape Town. When we arrived, I was so surprised by the poverty in the Township on the outskirts of the city. I said to my partner that I'd really like to go inside and meet some...More

1  Thank leahjwright
ImzuTours, General Manager at Imzu Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2017

We are so glad that you enjoyed Imizamo Yethu, however this Trip Advisor page is for Imzu Tours and not for other companies which visit that township. Imzu Tours no longer does tours to Imizamo Yethu, only Langa and Khayelitsha, which are the two biggest...More

Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Mzu was a wonderful guide and his tour was one of the best things we did during our time in South Africa.

Thank Kelly T
ImzuTours, Manager at Imzu Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2017

Thank you so much for your review. We are so glad you enjoyed the tour. Come back soon.

Reviewed 2 March 2017

If you want to experience something different and gain a more balanced understanding of the social and economic disparities that are still existent in South Africa (but also the positive developments and superb art and craft), then you can't go wrong with taking a Township...More

1  Thank Nick F
ImzuTours, Manager at Imzu Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2017

Thank you so much for your review Nick. We are so glad you that you enjoyed the tour. We hope you will come back to South Africa soon.

Reviewed 21 February 2017

It was definitely one of the most memorable experience in Cape Town for me. Mzu was absolutely an inspirational guy who is from and still live in the township, Khayelitsha. He started his own township tour business successfully and also contribute back to his community...More

1  Thank ayuka_ny
ImzuTours, Owner at Imzu Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2017

Thank you so much for your review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your tour. Come back soon.

Reviewed 20 February 2017

When I was choosing to go on a Township Tour I was very aware that I did not want to do a tour which made me feel uncomfortable. So I was very pleased to be recommended this tour with a great guide who actually lives...More

1  Thank jodie13
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

A must do when visiting Cape Town !! Amazing experience thanks to a very kind and interesting tourgide. Sad to see all the poverty but makes you wanna help the locals ! The township kids are adorable and super cute!

1  Thank Bélise R
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

We booked a 1/2 day plus overnight home stay. This was an EXCEPTIONAL tour from a young man, Mzu who grew up from the bottom of desperate poverty to the entrepreneur that he is today. He gave a very personal tour of the Township and...More

4  Thank amigolucy
Reviewed 15 January 2017

We looked around on a few websites before deciding to book a 1/2 day tour with Imizamo Yethu Township Tours. This was a great decision. Mzu was a fantastic guide who showed us parts of Langa and Khayelitsha that we would never have been able...More

2  Thank spencermichaela
Reviewed 1 January 2017

This was a great tour in every way and good value though not cheap. Mzu is an interesting, energetic, warm and knowledgeable guide. We learned some xhosa language and traditions, and were guided safely through Langa and Khayelitsha - by minibus and on foot. We...More

2  Thank BrotherLawrence
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khibby55
We are going to be in Cape Town this May and were planning on using the Blue Line Hop on-off bus. We were interested in getting to do the Imizamo Yethho township tour. However, I read that there was a terrible fire this March in that area and a significant portion of the township was destroyed. Are they still conducting tours? Would it be better to arrange a township tour elsewhere in CT?
21 April 2017|
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Response from BrotherLawrence | Reviewed this property |
I doubt if they will stop the tours. The township is huge so unless their property has been directly affected I'm sure they will continue on a different route if necessary. They are very responsive so if you contact them... More
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Bilha K
Hi ctm7944, Thanks for the info; really practical pointers. Do you remember how long was your tour with your personal tour guide? And how much do you pay the driver? Is there any preference of time for these tours? Bilha
19 February 2017|
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Response from ImzuTours | Property representative |
Hi there Jenny here from Imzu Tours. The cost of our tour is R550 per person and is a half day tour visiting both Langa and Khayelisha. If you would like to stay overnight, the rate is R295 plus R110 for dinner and R45... More
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