Tulbagh, Western Cape

We hike because hiking offers a group of elements we need for a happy and healthy lifestyle. It is an activity with adventure, exploring, challenges, nature and fitness. With Mountain View Trails: comfort and relaxation is important factors we offer our hikers. This is an all-inclusive tour: breakfast/ lunch/ dinner, luxury accommodation, transport and park fees, are all on us.

We combine some of the Western Capes best gems to create the ultimate hiking experience. Get out your bucket list because this tour is one you will remember.

Itinerary:

Day 1:

Bergsicht Town Cottages

Sunday is the day of arrival.

Option 1: Flying to Cape Town International Airport
  • Pick up at the airport minimum requirement of 8 people.
Option 2: When driving to Tulbagh:
  • Drive to Bersicht town cottages in Tulbagh. Directions/time will be send with final payments.
  • Settle into your room.
  • Meet and greet with Dinner at 19:00.
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Day 2:

Langebaan Nature Reserve

Langebaan nature reserve is just a breath of fresh air as we indulge in the spectacular beauty of the National park while enjoying the ocean views. West Coast National Park hosts a total of over 250 bird species annually, over a quarter of South-Africa’s total. Animals commonly seen in the park: Bat-eared fox, Bontebok, Caracal, Commen Duiker, Elande, Gemsbok, Ostrich, Red Hartebees, Steenbok, Cape Mountain Zebra. The National park is well known for its Flower Seasons from August to September.

Monday
  • Breakfast at 06:00
  • Drive to Langebaan Nature reserve.
  • This hike is 14 km. Lunch packs included.
  • Drive home after hike.
  • Relax and refresh at cottage.
  • Dinner at 19:00.

Day 3:

Matroosberg Hike

Climb to the highest point in the Boland. Matroosberg nature reserve gives us this great opportunity to climb to a height of 2249 meter and when in season make some snow angles while we’re at it.

Tuesday
  • Breakfast at 06:30.
  • Drive to Matroosberg peak of adventure.
  • We should start our hike before 09:00
  • This tour is a 13 km hike; up and down the mountain. Lunch packs included.
  • Drive back.
  • Drinks, relaxing, refresh.
  • Dinner at 19:00

Day 4:

Murludi Trail

Explore in our wonderful town of Tulbagh at the beautiful Elsbos farm to take on the Murludi challenge. The Elsbos Route follow through the fynbos, along the lower hills of the Witzenberg Mountains.

A variety of choice grade dried fruit are produced and dried on this farm. Their dried fruit range includes the following fruits apricots, prunes, cling stone peaches, peeled cling stone peaches, pears, and nectarines.

Wednesday
  • Breakfast at 07:00
  • Drive to Murludi at Elsbos farm.
  • This hike is 10 km.
  • Discover the Tulbagh Waterfall area and beautiful floral gardens. Lunch packs included.
  • Relax and refresh at cottage.
  • Dinner at 19:00

Day 5:

Short hike/ Wine tasting

The Thursday we will start our tour at the Waverly Hills (Organic Wine Farm) where we will enjoy breakfast and then go for a relaxing 1 km hike.

Thursday: on this day there will only be a short hike.
  • Breakfast at 09:00
  • Explore the wine culture of Tulbagh with a wonderful wine tour visiting some of South-Africas leading winemakers such as: Montpellier, Saronsberg and Twee Jonge Gezellen -Krone. Lunch included.
  • Relax and refresh at cottage.
  • Dinner at 19:00
Fynbos Farm:

Renowned for our flowers, visitors from all over visit Fynbos guest farm to view our extensive flower species and grass species.   This is not to mention, the diverse fauna on the farm, from tortoises, Grysbok, mongoose, steenbok and abundant birdlife.

We have successfully rehabilitated and released numerous Eagle owls, Barn Owls and other raptors.  We have various animals in our farmyard and our guests are invited to interact with them and feed the animals

Saronsberg Winery:

The cellar is a contemporary building with a beautifully finished tasting room. Earthy textures were combined with contemporary touches in this spacious area from where visitors have views into both the hi-tech fermentation cellar and the maturation cellar whilst being surrounded by Saronsberg’s contemporary art collection.

Montpellier:

Montpellier provides a romantic setting for a country getaway, with a charming hillside chapel, picturesque wedding venue and old Cape style guest house. Founded in 1714, this historical Boland Farm is embraced by “the mountains of fear” (Montténére), which in 1969 flexed their muscles with an awesome earthquake.  Montpellier offers variety of temptations for the palate and senses, in true Tulbagh style.

Twee Jonge Gezellen Farm:

The historic Twee Jonge Gezellen farm in Tulbagh is the home of Krone, a collection of notable, vintage-only South African Méthode Cap Classiques made from grapes grown and night-harvested in this distinctive terroir. Open to the public for tastings and tours, our farm is currently being restored to reflect its impressive heritage and contemporary renaissance.

After every challenging hike you will return to your base in Tulbagh; where you can enjoy a relaxing hot tub while our team prepare one of our delicious home cooked meals for you to enjoy.

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Tour Dates:

  • Tour 1:             Sunday 23 June 2019 – Friday 28 June 2019
  • Tour 2:             Sunday 30 June 2019 – Friday 05 July 2019
  • Tour 3:             Sunday 22 September 2019 – Friday 27 September 2019

Rates:

  • R4999.00 pp

Includes the following:

  • Accommodation
  • Transport
  • Park Fees
  • 3 Meals a day
  • R55.00 admin fee once off per reservation.
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