Wonders of the Western Cape
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Wonders of the Western Cape

Introduction

Ancient ManWildlife ConservationWine RegionTrip of a LifetimePhotographyEasy to Moderate Walking

The city of Cape Town is the starting point for this exciting and varied Walk through the colorful Western Cape.

We encounter game, flora and rock-art in the wilderness of the Bushmans Kloof reserve, explore the historic Cape Dutch buildings at Tulbagh and the Huguenot architecture and farms of other scenic townships. We sample wine in prestigious vineyards and see spectacular African sunsets.

At the Madikwe Game Reserve, we may encounter the Big Five (lion, elephant, leopard, rhinoceros and buffalo) and stay at the beautifully appointed Madikwe Lodge. Experienced rangers guide us through the unique ecology of this untamed wilderness.

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Walk Summary

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Trip

12 days; 11 nights

Terrain
Easy-Moderate

Easy walking in the bush with some hills. 3 to 4 hours of walking per day plus game drives.

Price

Walk begins in Constantia, with arrival in Cape Town and ends in Johannesburg.

Walk Itinerary

This itinerary represents a typical Walk. We prepare itineraries well in advance of the trip and therefore we reserve the right to make changes due to weather, local events or other circumstances - but always to improve the experience of our guests.

Hotels

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This hotel list is a provided as an example. We may use different hotels of the same quality and style on specific trips. The Wayfarers will notify confirmed travelers of any changes to the hotels.

Photo Gallery

False Bay Coastal Walking Coastal Walking Boat in drydock. Cellers Hohenhort Hotel Safari ride Bird at sunset Bird at sunset Big game spotting Ancient cave painting Elephant - ancient painting Elephant for real. Zebra Lunch in the bush. Antelope.

Travel Information

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FAQs

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  1. Are there any hidden costs?
    Our Vacations do not include the cost of air or rail fares to and from the destination or tips for your walk leader and manager.
  2. How large are the Groups?
    Our maximum group size is 16, but groups average between 8-12 people.
  3. Will I feel welcome as a single traveler?
    Yes! Our walks are the perfect environment of comfortable camaraderie for the single traveler.
  4. Can you accommodate special diets?
    Yes!
  5. How physically fit do I have to be to do a Wayfarers Walk?
    If you are in good health and reasonably fit you will be comfortable participating in a walk.

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From the sceptred isles of Britain to the shores of the New World, The Wayfarers continue to blaze new trails. The unique Walks that began in 1984 in England now span Europe, the United States and New Zealand with fresh itineraries, new destinations and innovative ways of experiencing the special culture of country life. In the British Isles alone The Wayfarers walk in Pentillie Castle, Jane Austen Country, The Bronte Trail, Dartmoor and Exmoor, The Lake District, Northern Ireland, The Ring of Kerry just to mention a few of their walks.