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Our most recommended Erongo Private Experiences

  • Private Guide Township Historical Family Tour

    1. Private Guide Township Historical Family Tour

    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...

  • From Swakopmund: Two-Day Sosussvlei Guided Tour

    2. From Swakopmund: Two-Day Sosussvlei Guided Tour

    This two-day, private exploration tour to Sossusvlei departs from the quaint coastal village of Swakopmund on a daily basis. Get picked up from your hotel and head into the world-famous Namib Desert. Begin with a visit to the lagoon and salt pan in Walvisbay; this shallow and sheltered 45,000-hectare lagoon attracts a range of coastal water birds and enormous flocks of lesser and greater flamingos. It is also home to chestnut-banded plovers and curlew sandpipers, as well as the rare Damara tern. From there, head to the dunes of Sossusvlei. These gigantic star-shaped mountains of sand are a sought-after subject for photographers because of their warm tints, ranging from pale apricot to brick orange and deep red, contrasted with the large white pans at their bases. Spend the night at a camp in Sossusvlei.  On the second day, spend a little more time admiring all that Sossusvlie has to o...

  • Swakopmund: Mondesa Township Historical Day Tours

    3. Swakopmund: Mondesa Township Historical Day Tours

    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.

  • Swakopmund: Mondesa Township Day Tour Experience

    4. Swakopmund: Mondesa Township Day Tour Experience

    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...

  • From Swakopmund: Full-Day Guided Spitzkoppe Tour

    5. From Swakopmund: Full-Day Guided Spitzkoppe Tour

    Discover Spitzkoppe on a full day tour with a private guide from Swakopmund. Admire the brilliantly-colored granite peaks of Spitzkoppe that rise abruptly out of the surrounding plains, and hear detailed explanations about the surroundings throughout your tour from your guide. Begin your day with hotel pickup at around 9 AM in Swakopmund. Drive 2 kilometers (1.25 miles) eastward of the coastal Atlantic to your first stop, the Martin Luther steam tractor. Learn about the history of the only material remnant of the first attempt to introduce mechanized transport in Namibia, and receive a brief description of the area and Namibia in general. Next, drive inland for about 1 hour and 45 minutes to the stark grandeur of Gross Spitzkoppe, an inselberg or inland mountain often described as the Matterhorn of Namibia because of its shape. Rising 1728 meters (5670 feet) above sea level, Spitzkoppe...

  • Spitzkoppe 2 Day Guided Camping Tours Namibia

    6. Spitzkoppe 2 Day Guided Camping Tours Namibia

    Drive first to the Martin Luther steam tractor, the only material remnant of the first attempt to introduce mechanized transport in Namibia. You will receive a brief description of its history, as well as of Swakopmund and Namibia in general. Afterwards, drive inland to see the stark grandeur of Gross Spitzkoppe. During the drive your guide will offer detailed explanations about the surroundings and, of course, the Spitzkoppe - a perennial challenge to the serious mountaineer. The mountains are brilliantly colored and rise abruptly out of the surrounding plains. After a short introduction to the local Damara people who reside in the area, there will be an opportunity to view the natural flora of the region, before heading to the spectacular rock paintings of the Spitzkoppe. Both the Grosse and Klein Spitzkoppe, as well as the Pontok Mountains and the associated Bushman artwork, are ide...

  • Swakopmund: Township Walking Tour with Local Guide

    7. Swakopmund: Township Walking Tour with Local Guide

    The tour begins with pickup from your hotel and heads to the Mondesa District. During the first part of the tour, learn about Swakopmund’s history, its origins, and its well maintained buildings from the colonial era. Nestled between the wind-blown Namib Desert and the chilly waters of the Atlantic Ocean, Swakopmund is home to palm-lined streets, seaside promenades and a pleasant summer climate that attracts surfers, anglers and beach lovers. Upon arrival in the Mondesa District, learn about how the neighborhood suffered during the apartheid years. Although racial segregation was abolished here in 1991, it is still possible to observe the traces of this dark part of history. Stroll through the streets of Mondesa and discover its vibrant culture. See first hand the kindness of Mondesa’s local people, who won’t hesitate to offer you to taste their traditional delicacies or homemade craft ...

  • Explorer Private Cycling Township Tours

    8. Explorer Private Cycling Township Tours

    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...

  • Swakopmund: 2.5-Hour Coastal Segway Tour

    9. Swakopmund: 2.5-Hour Coastal Segway Tour

    Set off for some Segway sightseeing in Swakopmund, Namibia. Riding a Segway is intuitive and easy to learn, making it a perfect addition to any visit to Swakopmund. Prepare to have a blast on a tour along the coastline with a local guide. After introductions and a 15-minute training session, make your way through the charming streets of Swakopmund town, led by a professional guide. Feel safe and secure donned in one of the new and stylish helmets provided to all riders.  Buzz around the city and its beautiful beaches as you listen to a suite of fun and interesting stories. Get dropped off at your hotel to conclude the tour. Note that before the training session, you'll be required to sign an indemnity form.

  • Swakopmund: Guided Cultural Bicycle Tour

    10. Swakopmund: Guided Cultural Bicycle Tour

    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.

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What people are saying about Erongo

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.