During your virtual township walk in Langa you will experience the following:
You will hear the story of the Apartheid government’s forced removal of people to a black location
Learn more about the culture of the people
Listen to their language and pick up a few Xhosa words
Explore some of the fascinating African traditions that are still in place today
Your guide will show you different types of housing in the area
Learn about the “dompass” system that restricted people to move around only in a certain area
This is an intense learning experience and will change your life forever.
Preparing for your Experience
You do not have to make special preparations. Just read more Apartheid South Africa and Langa, the first Black Township in South Africa.
Meet Your Guide
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Meet your Tour Guide
Odwa Futshane is a resident of Langa and is a credited SATA Tour Guide. He has been leading tours in Langa for many years. Odwa speaks English perfectly with no accent, so he is easy to understand.
He grew up in Langa and will introduce you to the people and their customs. He is a body builder and works out in the local Langa gym. You are in good hands. We certain you will enjoy meeting him and learning about our wonderful township..