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Thohoyandou is a town of about 70,000 people (2011) in the Limpopo Province of South Africa. The capital of the Vhembe District Municipality, it is noted for its rich cultural heritage and history. It is also the location of the University of Venda, which is one of the few higher education institutions in the area. Thohoyandou is a renowned tourist destination, recognized for its scenic beauty and traditional culture.

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  • Explore the local culture: Thohoyandou is home to various ethnic communities. Visitors may learn about the local culture by visiting traditional villages and communities and witnessing traditional rituals and activities.
  • Take a hike in the Soutpansberg mountain range: The Soutpansberg mountain range is close, it is the tallest mountain range in Limpopo and it provides a choice of hiking paths that give stunning views of the countryside.
  • Visit the Phiphidi Waterfall: This waterfall is situated nearby, it is a perfect area for a picnic and a swim, the waterfall is surrounded by thick greenery, so it is a terrific site for nature and animal aficionados.
  • Visit the local markets: Thohoyandou is home to various local markets, where tourists may purchase traditional goods and souvenirs.
  • Enjoy outdoor activities like bird watching, fishing, and game viewing: The area is home to a variety of flora and animals, including elephants, lions, leopards, and a variety of antelopes and other mammals. Hence, visitors may embark on organized safari trips to witness these creatures in their native habitats.






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