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Aha Lesedi Cultural Village
Aha Lesedi Cultural Village

Aha Lesedi Cultural Village

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90 Reviews
Free admission

The Basics

At the village, you can admire the riotous color schemes of tribal beehive huts, experience traditional dances and foods, talk with individuals from different tribal backgrounds, and even stay overnight. Many half-day Lesedi cultural tours are available from Johannesburg and Pretoria. Some tours combine visits to Aha Lesedi with stops at the Apartheid Museum, Pilanesberg National Park, and the Cradle of Humankind.

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Lesedi Cultural Village Tour from Johannesburg
Lesedi Cultural Village Tour from Johannesburg
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$107.22 per adult
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I really enjoyed this activity and I...
I really enjoyed this activity and I learned a lot. The people are really nice and they put on a good show. You get to do a walking tour of the village which is also a resort. At the end there was a pan-African buffet which was excellent. Definitely recommend.
Taylarr L, Jan 2018

Recent reviews from experiences in Johannesburg

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Greatness
Jacky_W, Jun 2021
Lesedi cultural village tour
Pastor was amazing , enjoyed our day So knowledgeable on our tour, highly recommended , 5* plus for him
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Amazing
rashmid84, Feb 2020
Private Lesedi Cultural Village Half Day Tour
Amazing experience. This is a must do !! Got to learn about different African tribes and their lifestyle. The dance performance was excellent.
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A amazing day
anansanit, Feb 2020
Lesedi cultural village tour
It's was every think perfect, He is a good driver and Guide, and have a good conversation.. I love every think.
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South Africa in a pill. Culture & animals.
MarekRH1970, Oct 2019
Lesedi cultural village tour
Very nice tour. Combination of a cultural experience (brief history of South Africa, South African tribes, their traditions, food, houses, dances and songs) and of South African nature. In both places broad choice of souvenirs available. Good and friendly driver, excellent buffet -lunch.
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Lesedi Tour
LT317, Feb 2020
Lesedi cultural village tour
Amazing village with friendly and energetic staff. Learning about the history of certain tribes was memorable. The dancing and food was outstanding! Thanks for the awesome tour service. Your conversation and friendly personality made the drive up and back pleasurable. Thanks for keeping us excited and guiding us with your expert knowledge along the way. Thank you so much Pastor for your delightful service. We appreciate you!

Things to Know Before You Go

  • Dining options include the Nyama Choma Restaurant, the Nile Room, and the Tswana Letsatsi Lapa.

  • For guests staying at the property, the village offers game drives, walking trails, and guided Anglo-Boer history tours.

  • The on-site craft market is an excellent place to purchase authentic souvenirs.

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How to Get There

Aha Lesedi is roughly an hour’s drive north-west of Johannesburg, and makes a good stopover on the way to Sun City. Overnight accommodation is available that reflects the authentic housing styles of each ethnic group.

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When to Get There

Visitors typically arrive on a half-day guided tour from Johannesburg or opt to stay the night in a traditional homestead. The overnight stays include a dance show in an African lodge, meals, and other optional activities. The best times to visit the Johannesburg area are from March to May and September to November. These low season months ensure fewer crowds, warm and dry weather, and lower prices.

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Overnight Stays atAha Lesedi

Those wishing to immerse themselves in a true African experience can stay overnight in a traditional beehive hut, with all the modern conveniences supplied. The head of the household will act as a guide and take visitors to the traditional "boma" or dance show, followed by a meal that includes traditional African foods such as potjiekos (a meat stew cooked in a black cast-iron pot with maize porridge), or even crocodile, kudu, or warthog.

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