Ondangwa is a town in the Oshana Region of Northern Namibia, it is situated about 80km from the Angolan border. It has a population of over 23,000 inhabitants. Ondangwa is also a commercial area, in close proximity to some popular tourist sites in the country. Ondangwa is also home to its very own airport that severs the town. The town also features a large open market and shopping center. The closest city to it is Oshakati, which is about 36km away.
Points of Interest in Ondangwa
The Ondangwa Craft Market is an interesting place to visit in Ondangwa, it is a very popular in the region. The Nakambale Museum is also another good place to visit in Ondangwa, the museum is housed in the former home of Martti Rautanen. The museum also includes a replica of a traditional Ndonga homestead with all the different sections of the homestead labeled. Ondangwa is also in close proximity to Etosha National Park and Onguma Private Game Reserve.
Places to Stay in Ondangwa
There are several hotels in Ondangwa you can stay in during your visit, the Ongula Village Homestead Lodge is an excellent 3-star lodge in Ondangwa, the lodge offers a traditional African style and serves local dishes and drink, a great place to stay is you want to learn more about the culture of Ondangwa, it is also in close proximity to Ondangwa North and Etosha National Park.