South Africa Gauteng Slide
Numerous providers take tourists on a tour through the township. They usually pick you up from the hotel. Safety: Many parts of the township can be visited without hesitation during the day. The dangerous areas are known by the guide and will be avoided.
However this is not the only reason why you should not visit townships without a guide, you may get lost very easily due to the orientation in the maze of streets. There are a number of tours in South Africa where the focus is on the history of Africa.