Trip Planner: Africa / South Africa / Western Cape / Overberg District / Elgin / Green Mountain Trail
Learn about biodiversity on the recreational Green Mountain Trail, a four-day slackpacking trail in the Overberg region. The trail winds through finely woven fynbos and fruit farms with plenty of comfortable dining options and deluxe guesthouse facilities. Accredited, informed guides will tell you all about the life of plants and history of the area. After a stretch of the trek, you can refresh yourself by dipping into a rock pool or a dam. This moderate trail traverses private land, with all farmers being members of the Green Mountain eco-route, a biodiversity wine route. Add Green Mountain Trail to your Elgin travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Elgin travel route planner .
Green Mountain Trail Reviews
What a wonderful experience. This was an incredible slackpacking trail organised by Alison and her team. From the moment we arrived at Wildekrans Country House to the minute we left the guesthouse we ... more »
Great experience, guides were absolutely top notch and both very knowledgeable which made the fantastic flora even more enjoyable. Jeff displayed an unexpected talent for storytelling and singing. Mos... more »
The Green Mt Trail was a wonderful experience, so much more than I had anticipated. Warm hospitality and charming accommodation from Alison at Wildekrans. Our hiking guides Jeff and Patrick were amazi... more »
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