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7 Hours Private Backpacking tour itinerary for Cape Town & Somerset West: Trek To The West Peak

Cape Town, Somerset West

Nature
Nature Tour
Trekking
Trekking Tour
Backpacking
Backpacking Tour
Mountain Day Hikes & Excursions
Trek to the West Peak

Helderberg Nature Reserve

Somerset West-South Africa

Trek to the Helderberg Mountain with its beautiful nature reserve and a summit that offers you beautiful views and sceneries.

DAY 01

West Peak Hike

Helderberg Mountain

The view from the top!

  • Meet at the Visitor's Centre in the Helderberg Nature Reserve, shortly after 0730 hrs, when the gates open. The hike will then start from here by 0745 hrs.

  • Continue up the mountain while exploring the wonderful Fynbos and views. The hike to the top of West Peak usually takes about 3 and half hours and we should be there by about 1230 hrs.

  • At the top of West Peak and halfway through our hike, have some rest and enjoy your lunch. 

  • Afterwards, make your way down the mountain. You should be back at the Visitor's Centre latest 1630 hrs.

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  • 750.00 ZAR Per Person (* 1 guest)
  • 1400.00 ZAR Per Group (* 2 to 4 People )
  • 2250.00 ZAR Per Group (* 5 to 9 People )
  • All guided interpretation of the flora, fauna and Geology.

  • As a treat and included in the excursion, the guide(s) will carry some nice coffee and something sweet as a treat to enjoy along the way or as an addition to lunch atop the mountain. 

  • It is a relatively a strenuous hike.

  • Hike Requirements;

    • Proper Hiking Boots/Shoes

    • Water (minimum 1.5 litres)

    • Warm clothes/Anorak & Hat

    • Your own lunch/snacks

Cape Town, Somerset West

Nature
Nature Tour
Trekking
Trekking Tour
Backpacking
Backpacking Tour
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This tour is offered throughout the year.The tour starts at 07:30 hours.

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