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Imbizo Tours and Travel - Day Tours

Johannesburg, South Africa
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Mandy could be the unofficial mayor of Soweto, and my husband and I loved spending time with her... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2018
Sabine Z
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Miami, Florida
A memorable Soweto Tour with Mandy

Mandy has been an excellent and very enjoyable tour guide showing us the contrasting sides of... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2018
KerstinTA
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Pretoria, South Africa
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Imbizo Tours specializes in offering information on different fields through private or group Tours. We organise Professionals, business people and individuals on networking platforms. We also cater to students giving them the experience to view and interact in different fields through University tours, where there are given a platform to learn and exchange information over lunch with other South African Students and researchers.
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

Mandy could be the unofficial mayor of Soweto, and my husband and I loved spending time with her as she let us around various parts of the neighborhood. She had first-hand experience of the 1976 uprising and speaks knowledgeably and passionately about both the history...More

Thank Sabine Z
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Mandy M, Guest Relations Manager at Imbizo Tours and Travel - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

Hi Sabine, what a great review. Thank you it was a pleasure hosting you and your husband. Please come again and join us on any other tour with us!

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Reviewed 7 March 2018

Mandy has been an excellent and very enjoyable tour guide showing us the contrasting sides of Soweto. Having grown up there and being a committed community activist she is very knowledgeable concerning all facets of local life, including the history and culture of this vibrant...More

Thank KerstinTA
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Mandy M, Guest Relations Manager at Imbizo Tours and Travel - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

Thank you so much Kerstin. Am so happy to hear you enjoyed your experience with us. We hope to see you soon

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

WOW WOW WOW!! Thank you Mandisa for making my 60th birthday tour of Soweto everything I expected and more. Everyone on the tour (30 people) without exception loved it! From the luxury bus (with toilet) to the restaurant in Vilikazi Street and the Community Centre....More

Thank Toni G
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Mandy M, Guest Relations Manager at Imbizo Tours and Travel - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

We so happy to hear you enjoyed your birthday with Imbizo tours. We were honored to host such an amazing group of people. We were also touched when everyone came together to give back, that is what makes us true South Africans. We hope to...More

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Reviewed 23 January 2018

This is a locally (Soweto) owned tour company which is run with outstanding dedication and enthusiasm. The degree of depth and insight into understand the true lifestyle, atittudes and culture of this amazing place was really enabled by Imbizo and our guide - THANK YOU

Thank FS75
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Mandy M, Front Office Manager at Imbizo Tours and Travel - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2018

No, thank you. We were honored spending the day with you. We can't thank you enough for the great review and support. We can't wait to see you one day again. Please tell a friend we will be happy to see them

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Reviewed 15 November 2017

A great tour to Soweto township. The beat way to visit. Strongly recommended. All facet of Soweo have been shown in a very personal and private atmosphere. Just amazing! A MUST-DO in Jo'burg. Greetings from Germany!

Thank Stefan W
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Mandy M, Guest Relations Manager at Imbizo Tours and Travel - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2017

Thank you Stefan for the great review, we appreciate your recommendation! We hope to see you again soon

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Reviewed 17 October 2017

We had a wonderful tour to Lesedi Cultural village, so much we saw and so much we learned. Thank you Mandy and the Team.

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Mandy M, Front Office Manager at Imbizo Tours and Travel - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2018

Thank you, we appreciate your support and spending time with us. We hopefully can see you again soon. Tell a friend

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Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

I wish I would have booked a full day tour instead in a half day. Every moment with Mandy was educational and delightful. My favorite part is the walking tour in Soweto with a few of the locals. We felt completely safe walking through the...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2017

We spent two half days in Soweto and Johannesburg with Mandy and the experience has been fantastic. She is more than a simple guide: she tells stories (her own experiences), she shows hidden places, she invites you to have an unbelievable experience in Soweto. She...More

Thank Matteo B
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

How the heck did you all book??? So, I'd been searching for a Black owned and operated tour company for my first trip to Johannesburg and was so delighted to learn of Imbizo Tours here on Trip Advisor. Granted, I found my first email in...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2017

The biggest surprise when doing the "usual" wildlife and Victoria Falls southern Africa trip was spending time on 3 afternoon/evening tours with Mandy. I was interested in seeing some of the historic sites and culture of Johannesburg on the 3 "layover" days we would have,...More

Thank sterner2016
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