Lesedi Cultural Village

Description

Situated at Lesedi are five traditional homesteads – the Zulus with their fighting sticks and cosy beehive huts. The Xhosa with their perfectly thatched Rondawels and distinctive white blankets, the rhythmic drums and whistles of the Pedi Tribe and the conical straw hats and thick, coloured blankets of the Basotho Latest additions to the facilities are a shebeen and craft market with a quaint Spaza shop with the Ndebele.

Itinerary

What to expect: Traditional Culture of some South African tribes

Tour Duration: 6 Hours

We proceed past Lanseria for either the morning program that starts at 11h30 or the late afternoon program that starts at 16h30.
Both experiences follow the same program:
– Arrive in our car park to a vibrant traditional African welcome and a refreshing welcome drink;
– Browse in our Ndebele village and craft market where Ndebele murals decorate the walls & courtyard;
– Attend a multi-visual theatre presentation on the history and origin of our people;
– Guests are divided into smaller groups and taken on a guided tour of our five homesteads: Zulu, Xhosa, Basotho, Ndebele and Pedi.
– After a few drinks in the bar, guests and the families meet back in the Traditional Dance Boma for The Giant Ingoma – song and dance of all five villages. The dance culminates in communal dancing with the guests around the fire.- A Pan African Feast is served in the Nyama Choma restaurant with delicacies from North, East and South Africa.

Lesedi Cultural Village

We leave Johannesburg and proceed past Lanseria Airport for either the morning program that starts at 11h30 or the late afternoon program that starts at 16h30.
Both experiences follow the same program:
– Arrive in our car park to a vibrant traditional African welcome and a refreshing welcome drink;
– Browse in our Ndebele village and craft market where Ndebele murals decorate the walls & courtyard;
– Attend a multi-visual theatre presentation on the history and origin of our people;
– Guests are divided into smaller groups and taken on a guided tour of our five homesteads: Zulu, Xhosa, Basotho, Ndebele and Pedi.
– After a few drinks in the bar, guests and the families meet back in the Traditional Dance Boma for The Giant Ingoma – song and dance of all five villages. The dance culminates in communal dancing with the guests around the fire.- A Pan African Feast is served in the Nyama Choma restaurant with delicacies from North, East and South Africa.

What’s included

  • Tourist Guide fee
  • Entrance fee
  • Lunch OR Dinner
  • Water on the vehicle
  • Vehicle
  • Guided tour to all villages and cultural dancing

What’s excluded

  • Drinks
  • Gratuities

Important information

Departure

Pre-arranged from Hotel/Guesthouse or Airport

Departure Time

10h30 or 15h30

Return Time

15h00 or 19h00

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellation fee of 100% if cancelled 14 days or less before departure
  • Cancellation fee of 60% if cancelled 21 days or less before departure
  • Cancellation fee of 50% if cancelled 28 days or less before departure

Categories

  • ARTS AND CULTURE
  • BUS OR MINIVAN TOUR
  • CULTURAL AND THEME TOURS
  • DAY TRIPS AND EXCURSIONS