Jo-burg or Jozie, is the largest city in South Africa and one of the 50 largest urban areas in the world offers visitors an experience as unique and diverse as the city itself. Whether you are on business, in search of a cultural encounter, an adrenaline rush or simply want to relax and unwind for a few days, the city of Johannesburg has everything you’re looking for and more!

Hang out in Soweto, home of Nelson Mandela, Desmond Tutu, and Trevor Noah.  Soweto is pretty much a city within a city and full of energy despite a torrid history.  Visit the Neighbors market for amazing food, handmade crafts, and some live music on the rooftop, it's so Brooklyn! Jozie offers incredible restaurants and nightlife and loads of history and even access to some of South Africa's wildlife.  

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We are currently putting together an unforgettable experience in Johannesburg. We'll grant you early access to booking as soon as details are finalized so you're sure to have a spot on what will definitely be an incredible month.

pre-book and secure your space now!

You can trust us to make this an incredible experience for you.  If you don't want to wait and possibly miss out on securing a space,  you can pre-book by paying your deposit.

We know you have some questions before you decide on pre-booking, let's address those:

What kind of lodging will I have?

Our standard lodging requirements is that all of our Wanderists have:

  • Your own bedroom
  • Wifi
  • HDMI Enabled Television
  • Kitchen/Kitchenette
  • Linens
  • Cookware, dinnerware, cutlery
  • Access to laundry facilities

Here are some examples of lodging we typically have:

How much will it cost?

The cost of our UpRoot experience depend on the location.  We're currently pricing for this location as we finalize details.  

The average cost of our experiences is $2,500 and we work very hard to keep the cost below $3,000. 

What's included?

The following items are always included in an UpRoot experience:

  • Furnished lodging
  • Airport transfer
  • SIM card
  • Access to a coworking space
  • Welcome event
  • Networking event
  • 2 - 3 uniquely tailored excursions
  • Informal activities and events
  • Professional photos documenting the experience
  • Customs assistance
  • Weekly preparation details and checklists delivered to your inbox
  • Weekly Q&A call beginning 60 days before your experience
  • A Community Manager to make sure you're taken care of
  • Local city guide to keep you well connected

Is my deposit refundable?

Yes.  Your deposit is refundable up to 15 days after the deposit due date.  For this experience, the deposit will be due December 16th, therefore the deposit will be refundable until December 31st.  

Your 2nd payment would be due on January 16th and final payment on February 16th. 

You can pre-book knowing that if you change your mind between now and Dec. 16th, you can receive a refund of your deposit. Save your space risk-free!


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