ABOUT OUR GUIDES
Since our business began we have been blessed with the wonderful comments that people have made about our tours and especially on Trip Advisor.
You can also read more about Chris and Howard on our guide profiles.
Here are some recent comments from our guests about their tours with Chris and Howard:
"Chris is very knowledgeable and has been doing this for decades. He is prompt, and his excitement on entering the park shows this is his calling. We saw virtually the entire park over the course of a very full day. Big 5-check. Plus many more animals in their natural state. He is plainly well regarded here, and on the road and at the park as well. Thanks for a great day."
"Participated on a Johannesburg / Soweto day trip. We were a group of 4 including our guide, Howard.
I wanted to join a small group of people for a day trip - arrangement of the tour was smooth with fast and supportive communication.
Howard arrived to pick us up and dropped us back to our hotels on time.
The day passed really fast thanks to his entertaining manner of sharing key historical, cultural facts and personal memories he shared :)
I can definitely recommend Howard as a guide to all in love with mines and minerals – he has some strange affection towards those due to his professional background, this made the tour even more interesting :)
It for sure makes a difference if your guide lived in the place he is introducing to you!
I can recommend the agency to all who has short time and would like to see Jo’burg and Soweto in a safe efficient and fun way."
"Chris picked us up promptly at the designated time both days and delivered us back to our guesthouse in the evening. He was a fantastic guide, full of knowledge and history, a lot of which he lived through on the road to ending Apartheid. We selected the "Cradle of Humankind" tour one day and the Soweto/Apartheid Museum the next. He also took us as a special request to see Ghandi's residence. Excellent tours! Would definitely recommend this tour guide/company!"
"Yesterday we had an amazing tour in Johannesburg with Cashan. Our guide Howard Geach is an entertaining, passionate and respectful person. He loves his city and has a wide knowledge of the geology, history and culture. He guided us to the most meaningful places of Apartheid and now we have more understanding of the country and in particular of Joburg. Thanks Howard!
Please, do not miss the chance to have a tour with Howard and Cashan if you will be so fortunate to visit this country!"
My wife and I have just spent an amazing week in South Africa. We decided to use Cashan Africa to show us around. We had a tour of Johannesburg and then Soweto with an extraordinary guide Chris Green. He knows so much about the history of the place and the people. He did much more than show us around. He totally immersed us in the life of the people and the place. A couple of days later he took us on a safari to Madikwe and to Pilanesberg game reserves. Not only did we see so many wild animals but Chris taught us about the geology and the flora of the reserves. He knew the best places to see every animal we wanted to see and many we did not even know existed. Seeing wild dogs was amazing and so rare. Chris's knowledge was extraordinary and he was a fabulous guide. We would very strongly recommend Cashan Africa as a company to book your South African tours with. You will not be disappointed.
- Peter and Heather
I booked Cashan tours for two days for my son and I to experience Johannesburg and its surrounds. Booking was an easy process with the company listening well to our interests and ideas and coming up with a personal intinerary. Howard arrived on time with a smile and so began two days packed with fascinating facts and brilliant pockets of local living, which is what we requested. Howard knows all there is to see and is well known by the locals making it easy to get the true feel for the place. The time in Soweto was magical. We even got a special sculpture piece signed by the artist. Great restaurant for lunch, stopped where ever we wanted for as long as needed. Felt completely safe the entire time. Howard knew all the history of the city and could tell you the most up to date information on what was happening. Day two saw us head out to Lesedi cultural village. A brilliant place if you want to be immersed in then traditional side of the country. The singing and dancing was outstanding with great local crafts to buy. We then stopped for lunch at Maggies pies, a local favourite where we tasted lots of local fair, yum!Then we went out to the rhino and lion reserve. We had already done safari but it was great to get up close to some Cubs and see antelope species we hadn't encountered.the drive back through the traffic was an adventure in itself but once again we felt totally safe. I have booked personal tours in many countries and Howard is world class. Thankyou for a perfect two days. Book Cashan tours if you want a personal tour packed with smiles, laughter and a true taste of the country that is South Africa.