At a Glance

Manageable daily hikes in the hills and valleys around Clarens. Fully guided walks with stories of local folklore, San traditions and painting and a historical tour of Clarens town. Overnight in charming sandstone farmhouses with dinner, bed and breakfast

  • DestinationDrakensberg
  • ActivitySlackpacking
  • Duration3 days
  • PriceFrom R 5000 pp

Trip Details

Discover the best kept secrets of the Eastern Free State. Situated between the bustling art village of Clarens and surrounding Maluti mountains, this slackpack offers a unique combination of high berg wilderness and cultural treasures. The area is famous for its landmark San paintings and well-preserved dinosaur fossils. Your charismatic mountain guide will regale you with colorful stories of the past providing an original interpretation of ancient trance ceremonies and African traditions.
Stay in charming country guesthouses just outside of Clarens and enjoy fine local boerekos meals served with traditional hospitality. Daily distances and gradients are very manageable, making it a perfect escape for those wanting to get out of the cities for a long weekend in the country.