Guided tour

Swakopmund: Mondesa Township Day Tour Experience

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Activity provider: Explorer Tours Swakopmund

Swakopmund: Mondesa Township Day Tour Experience

Activity provider: Explorer Tours Swakopmund

From US$ 65 per person

On this tour, explore a township just outside of Swakopmund. Visit the schools and houses of Nama, Damara, and Herero people. Meet the locals, learn about the community, and try local Namibian food at a family home for the complete cultural experience.

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
Audio guide included
Pickup included
You will be picked up from your accommodation in or close to Swakopmund.
Wheelchair accessible


  • Receive a stress-free hotel pickup
  • Visit schools or kindergartens and walk in the streets of Mondesa
  • Listen to a live Acapella performance
  • Visit local community projects
  • Try some of the traditional local food
Full description
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 township. Kindly note that the tour includes, pickup and drop-off in and around Swakopmund, and the tour caters to all persons both young and old. It is always a fun and informative tour given by a professional guide. 
  • Hotel pickup
  • Meals
  • Drinks
  • Souvenirs
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Closed-toe shoes

Not allowed

  • Shorts
  • Sandals or flip flops

Know before you go

  • You may bring along some sweets or stationary for the children if you wish
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 2 reviews

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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.

October 5, 2019

Product ID: 184592