Hikes in the Drakensberg of South Africa Services

By: Drakensberg Hiker  11-11-2011
Keywords: hiking, Guided Hikes

Popular Guided Hikes in the Drakensberg, and other activities in KwaZulu-Natal..

Please remember to check our

page regularly, here we will have more information and pictures about the Drakensberg Hikes we are currently featuring as our favourites, as well as a list of our scheduled hikes for the next few months.

Listed below are some of our most popular guided  hikes and holiday opportunities, we will custom design any hikes in the KwaZulu Natal Drakensberg,

with your requirements and we'll tailor-make a holiday to suit your needs.

If you have a particular hike in mind, or would like us to contact you with prices and suggestions for your Drakensberg hiking trip, please

to use our handy contact form to tell us more about what you're interested in.

Hikes in the Drakensberg

We can arrange combinations of the following hikes to meet your requirements and ensure that you have an opportunity to view the Drakensberg as it was meant to be seen .. close-up and on foot.

6-day traverse from


(rated as one of the top ten hikes in the world);

4-day guided hike up Mweni or Rockeries and down Ntonjelana Pass, overnight in Mponjwane or Ledges Cave;

4-day guided hike up Organ Pipes, and down Mlanbonja Passes;

2 or 3-day guided hikes are also available in the Cathedral Peak area;

For the more adventurous - do the Bell Traverse and climb


4-day guided hike up

and down Grey's Pass;

2 or 3-day guided hikes are also available around the

and to Zulu Cave;

2, 3 or 4-day guided hikes around

, see the Bushman Paintings and Museum, stay in a lamergeier hide (April to September only!);

3, 4 or 5-day guided hikes around Injasuthi (translates as 'satisfied dog') and summit

, the highest peak in South Africa, overnight in Upper Injasuthi Cave.

4-day trip .. drive up Sani Pass (4 x 4 vehicles only), hike to

, the highest peak in Southern Africa (including Lesotho), drive back down Sani Pass; rides on local Basotho ponies also available;

2-3-day guided hike up Rhino at Garden Castle, sleeping in Pillar Cave

Experience both the traditional rural Zulu and Basotho cultures "close-up" on a 5 day Drakensberg Culture Hike which commences with staying in an authentic Zulu homestead at Mnweni on the first night, hiking to Rockeries Pass and spending the second night camping in Rockeries Pass itself, hiking to a traditional Basotho Homestead, where you will spend the third night, and leaving in the morning to hike down

where you will spend the fourth night camping.

Some of the Drakensberg hikes and KwaZulu-Natal holidays that we offer..

Not confined to simply organising a Drakensberg hiking experience of a life-time for you, Drakensberg Hiker also offers to arrange a tailor-made group or family holiday for you; giving you and your group the opportunity to visit the best that KwaZulu-Natal has to offer, including hiking in the Drakensberg, and a

to visit some of the

, and visiting some of our remarkable game reserves and conservation areas; with your transport arranged and accommodation in some of the best self-catering accommodation in KwaZulu-Natal.

Included in this option are 5 days of 'day walks' from the South to the North of the Drakensberg;

3 days of touring the Northern KwaZulu-Natal Battlefields;

There is a minimum of 'driving time', with a maximum 1 hour of driving on most days;

See some of the sites of famous Boer and Zulu War battles, accommodation is arranged at Spionkop, this is a 3 day tour, including visits to the following Northern KwaZulu-Natal Battlefields:

(an historic occasion where three of the pivotal figures of world history:  , then a journalist and Lieutenant in the ; , then a stretcher-bearer in the ; and , then commander of the Boer contingent, were all present on the battlefield);

Flyfishing in freestone streams and dams of the KwaZulu-Natal Drakensberg with George Forder, he will:

Guide you to the lesser known streams of the Natal Drakensberg providing knowledge of flies, techniques and methods for catching the brown and rainbow trout of the Drakensberg;

Help you with stillwater techniques in the dams and reserves surrounding the Drakensberg;

Demonstrate and teach you to tie the local flies, either imitative or traditional;

Take you on single day excursions or multi day backpacking trips with fly fishing as a focus or option.

Additional experiences which can be incorporated into your holiday..

Experience Zulu Culture and stay in an authentic Zulu hut at Mnweni;

Tours of historic


White-water rafting on the Tugela and Umkomaas Rivers;

We specialise in bird watching, see our

page for more information.

Drakensberg Hiker also offers the following facilities for your convenience..

Porters are available for hire to carry luggage and set up tents;

Hiking gear is available for hire;

We'll cater specifically for your needs, group sizes from 1 - 12 people,

for more information.

Keywords: Guided Hikes, hiking