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Langberg Hiking Trail

Parys, Free State

Experience the beauty and hospitality of the Eastern Free State, at Langberg Breakaway (Vrede).  Here, embraced by the exquisite Langberg mountain lies the secret to a weekend of equitation.  Langberg Breakaway offers a variety of facilities in one of the most accessible (150km from Gauteng) and tranquil retreats in the heart of the Highveld.  Visitors can enjoy trout fishing in well stocked dams or a yellowfish adventure in the “Spruit Sonder Drift”.

You could also experience the indigenous bird life, wildflowers and small game on one of the two safe but challenging hiking trails (8km & 14km).

Activities:
This is a true outdoor experience for the whole family. It also offers challenges to be remembered.  There will be more than enough time to appreciate the natural beauty and experience the tranquility that only the outdoors can bring.

Hiking Trails

Day 1 (14 km):
Takes you into the majestic Langberg with its Kloof/ravine areas where indigenous trees, shrubs and flowers thrive. This trail takes you past interesting sandstone formations. Interesting sight to be viewed on the trail would be the bushman paintings, paints sight (see where paint for traditional huts come from), the waenhuis (coach house), fossil sight and a visit to the cave.

Day 2 (8 km):
Is a relaxing walk through grasslands and along the Spruit Sonder Drift, which runs for approximately 4 km through the farm.

Accommodation:
Langberg offers luxury hiking/shared accommodation in the Barn as well as two chalets ideal for a family or friends, which is fully self-contained.

Kloofsig and Versig Mountain Chalets
The Chalets are situated in the Langberg Mountain overlooking the trout dams and spectacular views over the area.

Each chalet:

  • Accommodate 8 people (4 Adults, 4 Children).
  • Two rooms each with a Double and Bunk Bed
  • Each room with En-Suite bathroom
  • The chalets are equipped with the following:
  • All beds with linen (down duvets and towels)
  • Solar Powered light system and solar panel heated geyser (For rainy days there is the traditional “donkey”)
  • Indoor and outdoor braai area
  • Gas Bar
  • Fridge
  • 2 plate gas stove
  • Cutlery and Utensils

Die Stal / Barn – Situated near the main House
This renovated old barn with its old-age feel is the ideal facility for larger groups.  The Stal facilities are ideal for family, birthdays, celebrations and companies.

Lower Level: Two rooms each with a double bed and En-Suite bathroom

Upper Level: Two rooms each with two single beds per room.

One room with three single beds.

The Stal is equipped with the following:

  • All beds with linen (down duvets and towels)
  • Eskom Power
  • Braai area
  • Bar
  • Indoor fireplace
  • Cutlery & crockery
  • Fridge and deep freeze.

Pertinent information:

  • Caution sandstone is slippery in wet weather conditions.

Location of trail:

  • 15 km from Vrede,
  • 200 km from Gauteng
  • 400 km from Bloemfontein.

 Rates:

  • Kloofsig and Versig Mountain Chalets – R170.00 per person per night.
  • Die Stal / Barn – R160.00 per person per night.
  • 20% discount children u/12
  • R7500 person day visitors
  • R55.00 once off per reservation fee.

Rules and Regulations:
The owners accept no responsibility for any death, injuries or illness sustained or suffered by any person or loss to any property, occurring within or arising from a visit to this property whatever the cause may be even if it seems to be as a result of the negligence of the owners or any of their workers or equipment, services or out of any manner or cause whatsoever.

Rules:

  • Please do not litter.
  • Fires are only allowed at the two camps and strict precautions must be taken to prevent runaway fires.
  • Hikers must adhere strictly to the trail. No shortcuts are allowed.
  • No game, animals or birds are to be disturbed.
  • No vegetation, dry plant material, wood or stones may be removed or disturbed.
  • No pets are allowed.
  • No servants will be allowed.
  • Defacing the rock faces or carving your initials in trees etc. are strictly forbidden.
  • Appreciate nature as an inheritance and leave it unspoilt for future generations.
  • We expect all visitors to respect hikers by their dress code and behaviour.
  • Right of admission reserved.

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