Windhoek, the capital of Namibia is situated in the central region of the country at the average altitude of 1650 meters above sea level and renowned for its blend of German colonial buildings.
You will be met at your hotel by our guide. This tour takes you in and around different parts and suburbs of Windhoek. Amongst places that you are going to see are old railway station, House of Parliament – National Assembly, Christuskirche, Rider’s Memorial, Alte Feste (Old Fort, Windhoek’s high street along Independence Avenue and a visit to Katutura where a large number of local people live.
Katutura Township Tour,’ the largest suburb in Windhoek. Katutura means ‘The place where people do not want to live,’ and was created in 1961 following the forced removal of Windhoek’s black population from the Old Location, which afterwards was developed into the suburb Hochland Park. There is a truly African buzz here and all the main places of local interest will be called on, including markets and a women project called Penduka.
Penduka project centre (Penduka is a word which means “Wake up!” in Oshiwambo and Herero languages). This is a non-profit-making organization which co-ordinates women to produce needle-work in the underdeveloped rural areas of Namibia. The centre is located on the shores of the Goreangab dam on the outskirts of Katutura. We visit workshop and souvenir shop where an embroidered and quilted bedroom furnishings, table linen, hand – woven baskets, wall hangings.
hours: 09H00 – 12H00 or 14H00 – 17H00
Included: transport & guide
Excluded: meals, drinks, optional entrance fees From $320.00 PP minimum 2 people)