Swakopmund: Mondesa Township Day Tour Experience
- Private group
- Pickup available
- Duration: 3 hours
Through this township cultural tour experience you will be introduced to the locals and learn about the different Namibian cultures. Touring with your private guide is like being a guest in the neighbourhood. Visit the guide's friends in their homes and shacks, hear their stories, and see their businesses. Hear the traditional Damara clicking language and smell the sidewalk barbecues - even have a taste if you'd like. Your guide wants to share with you a slice of life in the townships of Mondesa, so you have a real authentic Namibian experience. The tour will include a meal, usually a barbecue or a normal set-up of local traditional food with a local family. The daily tours include a visit to the women's day project. On Sundays, the tour includes a visit to a Church with prior arrangement. Most guests come away feeling positive and inspired. These tours are not about poverty - yes, you...
Start your day with pick up from your accommodations and get in-depth insight into the history and culture of Namibia. During your visit to the Mondesa Township, explore the open-air market, visit local schools, and visit local community arts and craft projects. Hear the children at play, smell the sidewalk barbecues, taste locally brewed beer, learn the Click language, and experience the meaning of “Ubuntu.” Experience a local meal prepared at a family home and end your tour with a live performance of the local township choir. Join this tour for an exciting, educational, and memorable trip to Namibia.
The cultural township tour is all about the people. To truly experience the warmth, friendliness, and humanity of the township residents of Mondesa, you have to walk its streets. Hear the children play, smell the sidewalk barbecues, taste locally brewed beer, learn to say “Uharapo”. Explore different cultures and meet local people in the community of Mondesa with your local, personal tour guide. Get to know Namibia better, learn about the different tribes in Namibia from Ovambo, Damara, Herero, and the Ovahimba people. Nande is a local tour guide from the township of Mondesa in Swakopmund, where he grew up. He started his career as a tour guide 15 years ago while still in school. He will enable you to explore the township through his tour experience. You will get a unique chance to visit homes, try the local traditional food at a family home, and get a glimpse of daily life in the town...
Discover Mondesa township through the eyes of a local trip leader. Enjoy this tremendously positive half-day experience, hosted by a local community having to deal with the challenges of a post-apartheid era, including the struggle to overcome past injustices. Learn about the daily lives of people from many different origins who have made the township their home. Let your taste buds enjoy Namibia's local food and even cycle through informal settlements. With an estimated 60 thousand inhabitants, Mondesa is one of Namibia's large local townships. You begin your tour at the local food market in Mondesa, cycle through the streets and colorful houses while taking pictures. From here, your next stop is to visit a herero lady in her herero dress and you will learn about different cultures. Enjoy some delicious local food in the townships at a local family home where you will be welcomed by t...
Experience the warmth, friendliness, and humanity of the residents of Mondesa, a township in Swakopmund, as you cycle through its streets. Hear the children at play, smell the sidewalk barbecues, taste locally brewed beer and food, and even learn how to say a few basics in the click language. Together with your local guide, cycle through city center and learn more about Namibian history and tribal culture. Pay a visit to a local market, stop at a kindergarten to meet local school children, and visit a community art project. Later, learn a few phrases in the click language from a member of the Damara tribe before stopping for lunch at a local family's home. Finish your tour with a performance by a local choir from the township.
Explore the local culture and meet local people in Swakopmund and Mondesa with your local, personal tour guide. Learn about the different tribes in Namibia including the Ovambo, Damara, Herero, and the Ovahimba people. Following pickup from your hotel, you'll enjoy walking through the colorful streets of Mondesa, a visit to a local market, and meeting school children at a local school. You'll also visit a community arts and crafts project and discover the unique language of the Damara tribe which uses a wide variety of click sounds. Finally, enjoy a traditional meal prepared for you by a local family and then, end your tour with a live performance by a community choir.
Nande is a local tour guide from the Township of Mondesa in Swakopmund, where he grew up. He started his career as a tour guide 15 years ago while still in school. He will enable you to explore the Swakopmund township through this guided tour experience. You will get a unique chance to visit homes, try local traditional food at a family home, and get a glimpse of the daily life in the township. Explore different cultures and meet local people in the community of Mondesa with your local, personal tour guide. Get to know Namibia better and learn about the different tribes in Namibia. You will be picked up from your accommodation in and around Swakopmund to go first to visit the market in the township. Walk in the streets of Mondesa, while taking pictures of local houses. Visit schools and a kindergarden as well as community arts and craft projects. Learn about the click language from the...
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Thanks to the good tour of Teyeni & Vairo, we were able to get an insight into the real life of the people in Swakopmund and understand the cooperation in the Township Mondesa well. We liked the country and the people before the tour, but we were even more excited about the experience.