Windhoek City and Township Cultural Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Windhoek
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Tour description

This 3-hour tour will give you a stunning view over Windhoek from the famous Lover’s Hill while you get to know the comprehensive history of Windhoek and Namibia from colonial era to modern day. Visit the Christ Church, Ink Palace, Parliament Gardens, and the Old Fort before heading into the township of Katutura to meet the people, taste of local delicacies and learn the history of Windhoek and it's people.

After being collected from your accommodation at your departure time, the tour begins with a stunning view over Windhoek from the famous Lover’s Hill while you get to know the comprehensive history of Windhoek and Namibia from colonial era to modern day. The next stop is at Christ Church, Ink Palace, Parliament Gardens, and the Old Fort. From the city center, the tour goes to the Katutura Township. Katatura is Windhoek’s informal settlement and estimated to be home to more than two thirds of Windhoek’s 325,000 people. The township is a vibrant and exciting place to visit and a great chance to get a bit of insight into some of the more traditional Namibian cultures. It is the melting pot of Namibia where you can meet people from all 8 different cultural groups.The 3-hour tour visits the Penduka Women’s Centre, a non-profit organization that teaches unskilled women new skills and enables them to support themselves. You will visit the "Single Quarters" where you can chat with the vendors at this local market as well as taste Namibian beef and other local goodies. Next, take a drive through the informal area of the township to see how people live in the shanty town before returning to Windhoek. At the conclusion of the tour, you will be dropped off at your hotel.

What's included

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Food tasting
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan

What's not included

  • Drinks
  • Gratuities

Highlights

  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide