6 Hours Backpacking tour itinerary for Cape Town & Somerset West: Hike On The Trails Of Koeelberg Mountain
Go on this hiking trail on the slopes of the Kogelberg Mountain to explore the many floral and faunal treasures of this [sensitive content]fascinated by the Cape's geology that is full of magnificent mountain faces, rock outcrops, ledges and sandstone sculptures.
Start of Hike at Steenbrass Nature Reserve
Start the hike at 07:00 am in the summer months and 08:00 am in the winter months, from the conservation offices at Kogel Bay. This mountain trail is a 10 km return hiking trail up the mountain. The ascend is just under 5 km long and it takes about 3.5 hrs to ascend the mountain. The trail is a lovely zig-zag path traversing up the mountain and all along the way guests are spoiled with stunning scenery and views.
Once at the top of the trail and at our halfway point we settled down for rest, a picnic lunch and some coffee before we embark on our descent again.
With rest and lunch over, we make our way down the mountain again while enjoying the afternoon sun that brings along the fabulous sunlight on the mountains.
Cape Town nature and mountain guide
Coffee and a sweet delectable
Transport for up to 4 guests
Lunch and sbacks
Transport for 5 and more guests (additional transport to be arranged at extra cost)
This lovely hiking trail, leading you up to the slopes of the mountain side, takes you through spectacular indigenous Mountain Fynbos with exquisite opportunities to view large stands of Ericas and Proteas. Birdlife is abundant, form all the little LBJ's to the accessional Black (Verreauxi) Eagle flying overhead.
Cape Town, Somerset West
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