Africa Tours and Safaris
5 Days War-trail Skywalk Safari

This 5 days safari will enable one to hike through the spectacular Southern Drakensberg, reaching altitudes of 2700m. It is a home to the Bearded Vulture, Black Eagle, alpine wildflowers and wildlife.

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Day 1:
Arrive at Rosstrevor Guest Farm which is 20kms from Barkly East and meet up with your fellow travelers and, relax after your journey into the North Eastern Cape. Overnight at Victorian farmhouse

Day 2
After breakfast, have the opportunity to relax or fly-fish for a couple of hours before starting the hike from Rosstrevor to Pitlochrie. View the bushman paintings and also have an an opportunity to swim in a beautiful river gorge. Later arrive at Pitlochrie, a stunning English-style farm with emerald-green lands and woods behind the main house. Enjoy your evening at Pitlochrie Cottage

Day 3
After breakfast, set out on your hike from Pitlochrie over to Balloch a natural heritage site. Take in the stunning sandstone formations, home to Bushman paintings, dassies, waterfalls and sparkling pools inviting you for a swim. Walk along a gurgling trout river to Glenshee Homestead or Willowstream Cottage, your accommodation for the night, nestling in one of the prettiest valleys in the area.

Day 4
Have a magnificent view over the rugged scenery of the Transkei and Lesotho. Have the day at leisure to stop and take in the beautiful alpine wildflowers. A challenging hike, you ascend The Wall, aptly named by the Sky Run participants, to 2700m and then descend down to Reedsdell, looking out to the Wildfell Valley. Alternatively, a more moderate hike around the mountain can be enjoyed. Overnight at sandstone farmhouse

Day 5
Have a steep climb through Edgehill bringing you out on top of the world as you admire the breath-taking views over the Wartrail & New England valleys, before descending to Bidstone Guest Farm.

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