3 Days Namibian Cultural Safari to the Bushmen and Batswana

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3 Days Namibian Cultural Safari to the Bushmen and Batswana2018-11-10T08:27:12+00:00

Overview of the 3 Days Namibian Cultural Safari to the Bushmen and Batswana

The 3 Days Namibian Cultural Safari to the Bushmen and Batswana is a unique safari expedition to one of the ancient tribal groups in Namibia. The Bushmen still feature their traditional hunter gather culture that would draw you into the ancient days demonstrating on how people depended on wild plants and animals for food and medicine. The Batswana people also feature rich cultural traditions worth exploring. The safari commences and ends in Windhoek.

Namibian Cultural Safari to the Bushmen

Safari Highlight of the 3 Days Namibian Cultural Safari to the Bushmen and Batswana

Day 1 of the 3 Days Namibian Cultural Safari to the Bushmen and Batswana: Transfer from Windhoek to Okumetameta

Day 2 of the 3 Days Namibian Cultural Safari to the Bushmen and Batswana: Explore the Bushmen culture and then connect to the Batswana

Day 3 of the 3 Days Namibian Cultural Safari to the Bushmen and Batswana:  Transfer back to Windhoek

Detailed Safari Itinerary of the 3 Days Namibian Cultural Safari to the Bushmen and Batswana

Day 1 of the 3 Days Namibian Cultural Safari to the Bushmen and Batswana: Transfer from Windhoek to Okumetameta

After breakfast at your place of stay in Windhoek, embark on the transfer to Okumetameta 325km drive traversing the east countryside landscapes including the Witvlei town up to the overnight destination close to Buitepos border.  The encounter with the host family occurs upon arrival before proceeding with relaxation, dinner preparation, and storytelling, star gazing and overnight

Accommodation: Home Stay

Day 2 of the 3 Days Namibian Cultural Safari to the Bushmen and Batswana: Explore the Bushmen culture and then connect to the Batswana

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The day involves a bush walk in the morning to explore the hunting techniques of the Bushmen including the stalking and tracking. The men and women teach the guests a myriad of things including edible plants and medicinal ones as well. The food gathering techniques, starting fire with sticks, identifying wind direction and extracting water from underground roots all make the encounter with the Bushmen memorable. The tour to the local craft village while interacting and gaining an experiential touch of various craft product making including arrows and bows adds spice to the general encounter.  Retreat from this experience around midday and embark on the drive to historical Epukiro Mission. The drive traverses the commercial farmland exploring the Kalahari environment before approaching the Tswana community. The Batswana community features impressive traditional huts, the schools, clinic and shops where the interaction with the local people can occur. The indigenous guides take you around the community interpreting the general landscape and the specifics including the music, dance and drama, stories and traditional food preparation.

Accommodation:  Batswana Traditional Huts

Day 3 of the 3 Days Namibian Cultural Safari to the Bushmen and Batswana:  Transfer back to Windhoek

After a relaxed breakfast, embark on the transfer back to Windhoek 320km with a stop in Gobabis to explore the section of Epako Township.

End of the Days Namibian Cultural Safari to the Bushmen and Batswana