We take you to Lesedi Cultural Village, where you will enjoy the rich African culture first hand. The people of Lesedi have created an African ambiance that you won’t find elsewhere!
Reduced cancellation fees may apply (t&c)
Lesedi Cultural Village is located in the heart of The Cradle of Humankind which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Set in the lush African bushveld on the outskirts of Johannesburg, Lesedi Cultural Village offers a unique perspective of the beliefs, folklore and traditional way of life of 5 different cultural groups in South Africa.
Enjoy a traditional song and dance show, an authentic African meal at Nyama Choma restaurant and soak up the peace and tranquility of the historic Cradle of Humankind. It’s a cultural feast in more ways than one.
After pick-ups, we drive to Lesedi Cultural Village which is located in world-famous The Cradle of Humankind, north of Johannesburg (about 35 to 45-minute drive from the city).
On arrival, you’re taken on a guided tour of 5 different traditional villages. This includes villages that depict the way of life of the Xhosa, Zulu, Pedi, Basotho and Ndebele communities. You’re treated to an energetic ‘song and dance show’ and listen to animated tales told by the people of Lesedi Cultural Village. You’re encouraged to join in the dancing.
After the show, enjoy a delicious meal at Nyama Choma restaurant and sample authentic African cuisine and beverages. There is an extensive choice of African dishes on the menu, including crocodile and ostrich. Nyama Choma restaurant is divided into three themed areas: North Africa, East Africa and South Africa.
At the end of an wonderful time at Lesedi Cultural Village, your guide drives you back to the city.
MoAfrika Tours and its service providers offer cost effective group tours and transfers ranging from 2 - 12 persons per vehicle, please do inform us if you would prefer a private tour (additional rates may apply).
Collection / Drop off
Collection from any Hotel or Address in Johannesburg between 09:00am - 09:30am and 15:00 - 15:30
Drop-off at any hotel or address in Johannesburg from 14:30 and 20:30.
If you plan to fly out of OR Tambo International Airport on the last day of your travels, we suggest reserving a domestic flight that departs no earlier than 20h30 and an international flight that departs no earlier than 22h00.
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We spent one night here and stayed in the Zulu accomodation. We were given a great tour of all five villages, followed by fantastic and fun dance display where all the locals were involved and really enthusiastic. We followed that up with a traditional African meal. The people here are great and go out of there way to help you. The accomodation is different but worthwhile. Value for money is the key here. Do yourself a favour and go and enjoy the experience. The people here are just lovely.
Beautiful tour within a village. Tribal traditions, lifestyles, marriages, etc. We enjoyed African dancing, shopped, and ended our visit with a FABULOUS lunch.
The village was a real life interactive experience with ethnic indigenous groups of South Africa. It was an informative break down of the life and ways of this culturally rich settlement. The history preserved and passed down through generations is quite impressive and overwhelming all in one emotional breath. This was an experience I will remember forever!!
We had just half a day in Johannesburg before our flight back to Europe and we're happy we booked a trip with Moafrika. Tsholo was very kind and knowledgeable and he freely shared his knowledge with us. Lesedi village is lovely and worth visiting.
We had a great time with Tsholo today! He told us about the history of South Africa, about different tribes and about how he found himself in Johannesburg. Ask for him if you book with MoAfrika!
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