It is to visit the lovely Drakensberg Mountains, which is a world heritage site. Time to relax, do short walks and enjoy nature.
Day 1: Sunday 20 March
We travel along the N3 via Heidelberg, Harrismith and the van Reenen’s pass. After travelling through the pass, we turn towards the mountains and the town of Bergville. It is a very scenic route, travelling through real rural countryside. Lunch will be enjoyed on the route. We arrive in the mid-afternoon at the lovely Champagne Castle Hotel for a 3-night stay.
Day 2+3: Monday/Tuesday 21 & 22 March
This will include a trip to the Cathedral Peak region in the central part and the Didima Rock Art Museum. We will also visit the Bird of Prey Centre, and see the wonderful work done with these rehabilitated birds.
On another trip, we will also do a trip to the Royal National Park. Here you will be able to view the Amphitheatre and Northern parts of the Mountain, and the origin of the Tugela Waterfall. A pleasant hike can be done around this region. Whilst here, it is also worthwhile do a short hike to view the Rock art found in this region. This is a guided trip done by the guides from the National park.
The 2 days are flexible and done according to the guest’s interests.
Day 4: Wednesday 23 March
After breakfast, we depart from the mountains and return home. Arrive late afternoon.