Open in 2012 - Ongula Traditional Homestead Lodge

With only 8 chalets, Ongula Tradtional Homestead provides authentic “owambo” experience in a relaxing, comfortable village life for medium and upmarket Namibia visitor. The lodge will provide opportunities for voluntourism. 

What is unique about Ongula 

Traditional Homestead Lodge? 

The lodge is strategically located. It is located between On- dangwa (one of the oldest town in the northern region) and Eenhana, the capital town of Ohangwena region bordering with Kavango region on the east making it easier for Kavango and Caprivi extension and with Oshikoto region.

Experiences at Ongula Traditional Homestead can be offered as single module tour or as an extension to classic Namibia tours such as tours to Etosha National Park. 

Ongula Traditional Homestead Lodge is the ideal product for returning visitors and international tours operators looking for something really unique in the unspoilt north of Namibia.

Activities and Attractions

Activities include village walk, a day trip to Eenhana (capital town of the region), visit to the palace of Oukwanyama Traditional Authority - sub-tribe in the north, seasonal cattle shows – Omaango “Marula” festivals- traditional weddings or simply sun-downing with locals.


Ongula Traditional Homestead is situated 40km north-east of Ondangwa, 2 hours drive from Etosha National Park exiting through northern gate “Nehale Lyampingana”, 3 hours to Ruacana or 50 minutes by air from Windhoek.