At a Glance

A 3 day, 3 night slackpacking through the beautiful mistbelt forest and pristine grasslands of the Dargle Conservancy, KZN Midlands. Fully guided and includes all meals, farmstyle accommodation and luggage transfers.

  • DestinationMidlands
  • ActivitySlackpacking
  • Duration3 nights
  • PriceFrom R 4200 pp

Trip Details

This is a three day round hike encompassing curated paths through one of the oldest and most well protected nature conservancies in the Midlands. Well known for its rich biodiversity, the daily hikes are gentle in distance and gradient making this hike a perfect beginner’s hike.
Comfortable farmstyle accommodation at country lodges with locally grown, home cooked meals as an added bonus. In the summer, there are rivers and dams to swim in and plenty of picturesque picnic spots on route.

A fuller day-to-day description of this slack-packing hike can be found at this blog site:

Duration: 3 days, 3 nights

Recommended fitness level: Moderate

Average daily walking distances: 12-20 km/day

Accommodation types: Comfortable midlands-style B&B, farm cottages

Inclusive of comfortable accommodation, all meals, luggage transfer, registered guide, conservancy fees. Bespoke tours can also be arranged for organised groups with special interests: Birding, biomimicry, ecology, yoga and mediation and botanical interest.

Nature-based eco-tourism is one of the principal aims of Spekboom Tours as 10% of all profits are donated towards ongoing conservation projects.