Guided Hiking Elgin Valley

The Elgin Valley, within the Overberg region, offers a variety of hiking options. Where half-day and one-day hikes are accessible treats for the whole family, a four-day slackpacking hike on the 60-kilometre Green Mountain Trail is a delightful indulgence. On this slackpacking route hikers enjoy walking 11 to 18km each day with accommodation in four-star country guesthouses and wholesome meals each day.

In this area, only an hour from Cape Town, fynbos - the richest floral kingdom in…

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Guided Hiking Elgin Valley
Hiking Elgin Valley

The Elgin Valley, within the Overberg region, offers a variety of hiking options. Where half-day and one-day hikes are accessible treats for the whole family, a four-day slackpacking hike on the 60-kilometre Green Mountain Trail is a delightful indulgence. On this slackpacking route hikers enjoy walking 11 to 18km each day with accommodation in four-star country guesthouses and wholesome meals each day.

In this area, only an hour from Cape Town, fynbos - the richest floral kingdom in the world - is a major attraction for hikers. The rugged mountains, farms, antelope and bird species enrich hiking experiences. On hot days, hikers appreciate cooling swims in rock pools and farm dams.

Every hike through the Elgin Valley will rank on your all-time favourites list.

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Blue Mountain Trail - Guided Hiking - Overberg

“The Blue Mountain Trail (sister to the Green Mountain Trail) takes hikers even closer to the ocean and into protected land on the opposite side of the Elgin Valley. This is a very manageable and well paced hike that offers three days of slackpacking that takes you past the Bot River, with views towards the wheat fields of the Overberg, before descending into the Elgin Valley. You spend time...

Green Mountain Trail - Guided Hiking - Overberg

If slackpacking is about combining fantastic hiking with en suite accommodation and country cooking, then the Green Mountain Trail ticks all the right boxes. Set in the picturesque Overberg region just an hour’s drive from Cape Town, the sixty kilometre trail is broken down into a very manageable four days, each showcasing a different aspect of the environment. Walking with only a light pack,...