5 Day Hiking the Drakensberg
A Wonderful Sight Seeing Tour
Between : 09 December 2011 - 30 November 2012
Web Ref # : BUSF00018
Nights: 4 Nights
Travel to Giants Castle, situated in the Natal Drakensburg Mountains a UNESCO world heritage site, drive via the historical town of Ladysmith, where we will stop for lunch and a visit to the “Ladysmith Siege Museum”. The accommodation at Giants Castle is self-catering, but all meals are served at the lodge’s restaurant. Overnight in the Natal Drakensberg Mountains.
Accommodation: Giants Castle Lodge **** (D)
A day at leisure in the beautiful Natal Drakensburg Mountains where Bushmen left their life stories in the form of paintings and drawings on the rocks and in the caves. Visit Giants Castle cave for a guided tour or take a walk along one of the numerous nature trails in this park. Overnight in the Natal Drakensberg Mountains.
Accommodation: Giants Castle Lodge **** (B)
Travel the Oliviershoek Pass to the village of Clarens for lunch and a wonder around this picturesque little town. Then it is off to the Golden Gate Highlands National Park. Spend the afternoon relaxing at the hotel or take a walk up to the top of the impressive “Brandwag” Mountain.
Accommodation: Golden Gate Hotel *** (B)
Other optional activities: Horse riding or game drives are available
Drive via Phuthaditjhaba the capital of QwaQwa the old homeland of the Basotho people on the border of Lesotho, to the KwaZulu Natal Drakensburg Mountains, also known as the “Barrier of Spears”. Hike up the “Sentinel” and along the rim of the majestic “Mont-Aux-Sources”, which is the source of the second highest waterfall in the world - Tugela Falls. Return to Golden Gate Highlands NP for the night.
Accommodation: Golden Gate Hotel *** (B & L)
Breakfast and a morning at leisure in the “Berg” or hike one of the numerous nature trails in the park. Return to Johannesburg.
Accommodation: - (B)
Please note that our minimum price mentioned on the website for each tour, is calculated from 6+ persons traveling together. Smaller groups can be accommodated as per quote.
Requirements: Relatively fit, not scared of heights, good hiking shoes & small rug sack for day supplies & necessities. ALL YOU HAVE TO DO, IS ENJOY YOUR TOUR !!! Please note that our minimum price mentioned on the website for each tour, is calculated from 6+ persons traveling together. Smaller groups can be accommodated as per quote.
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