This package is for those who want to navigate their own way, sleep rustic, eat simple and carry their own gear.
Only your 14 stopovers (accommodation) and chaperones on two days are prearranged for you. The rest is up to you. You will navigate using the signage on the route. Please bear in mind that not all of the route is marked so you need to do some research before hand.
It is essential you get in touch with your hosts before your Camino to preorder your meals or discuss cooking facilities. This package includes a food directory.
Important to note for your budget Camino package
Use the signage on route to navigate. You will only have chaperones on 2 of the legs (Wittewater - Goedverwacht and Goedverwacht rock paintings walk).
No meals included. Pre-order from your hosts using the directory or self-cater. Each host has certain guidelines and meal options.
No porterage included. Carry all your own gear.
Sheet and pillows provided. Bring your own sleeping bag.
You need to arrange transport from Goedverwacht to Aurora. Prebook this. Contact details found on itinerary upon booking.
Included: basic accommodation/camping, chaperones on 2 Legs, food directory, Camino passport, t-shirt, buff, bag tag.
Itinerary (Approx 280 km)
Meet your hosts at Bontebok Ridge Reserve.
Bontebok Ridge to Porscelein guesthouse. 25 km
Blou Porcelein guesthouse to Riebeek Kasteel. 16 km.
Riebeek Kasteel to Gouda. 23 km.
Gouda to Tulbagh Weg. 11 km.
Tulbagh Weg to Tulbagh Oudekloof. 23 km.
Oudekloof Tulbagh to Hanekom farm stay. 23 km.
Hanekom farm stay to Van der Westhuizen farm stay (Nuwefontein). 24.7 km.
Van der Westhuizen farm stay to Volstruisdrift (via friendly butcher). 21.7 km.
Voltruisdrift to Koringberg (Die Ark). 14.9 km.
Koringberg to Wittewater. 23 km. COMMUNITY STAY.
Wittewater to Goedverwacht. 15 km. COMMUNITY STAY.
Goedverwacht to Aurora (transported after a day spent in Goedverwacht). 16 km.
Aurora to Sandveld. 26 km.
Please remember to arrange your own transport from Sandveld.
Full payment must be made to secure bookings.
No refund 1 month prior to Camino.
20% service fee for cancellation more than 1 month before Camino.