Mountain and seaside trails by day, and nightly dining and accommodation in the seaside villages of the Cape Peninsula.
According to Table Mountain National Park Hoerikwaggo means Sea Mountain and is the Khoi Khoi word for Table Mountain. The National Reserve developed a 5 day hike with this name.
This Camino Way follows some of these paths across the mountains, as well as beach and coastal stretches, including Cape Point, that hosted the local Khoi people. Your guide will be a Khoi person, on each day, practicing, and knowledgeable in the ways of their forefathers and mothers. As well as history unreported in mainstream academia.
The sacred way represented on this route, is the earth and the multiverse of the living breathing creating divine.
A challenging Camino Way with inclines and off-road terrain.
Day 1 Vlakkenberg Leg - 13km
Constantia to Hout Bay
(Degree of difficulty - 8/10)
The most challenging of the Cape Camino Legs.
Start your Camino with a visit to the Catholic shrine of Schoenstatt: Home to the Pilgrim. Walk over Constantia Nek into Hout Bay. Exquisite views and single file footpaths.
Accommodation: Bridghtwater Lodge, a lovely guesthouse in the centre of Hout Bay.
Day 2 Lady Lighthouse - 18km
Noordhoek to Scarborough.
(Degree of difficulty - 7/10)
The terrain is primarily the coastal rocks and beaches through Soetwater Resort: Ancient homesteads of the Khoi people. Spend the night in Scarborough, a sleepy coastal village with friendly locals.
Accommodation: The Burrows Lodge in Scarborough. Self-catering. Local pub and restaurant close by.
Day 3 Kleinplass Dam and Scarborough Hills - 16km
(Degree of difficulty - 6/10)
Scarborough to Simon's Town
This route now crosses the peninsula on a mountain trail leaving the Atlantic Ocean behind. Spend the night in the quaint village of Simons Town at the local travelers lodge, The Lord Nelson Inn.
Day 4 Cape Buchu Leg - 11km
(Degree of difficulty 7/10)
Simon's Town to Smitswinkel Tented Camps
Onto the mountain paths, heading towards Cape Point where you spend the night at Smitwinkel tented Camps, a SAN Parks accommodation space.
Day 5 Cape Point Smitswinkel to Cape of Good Hope - 18km
(Degree of difficulty - 6/10)
This very special national park of Cape Point provides a rich walking experience with wild animals, birds, fynbos, history and culture. You will end at the magnificent Cape Point. Enjoy your picnic lunch or treat yourself to a meal at the restaurant in the park.
Transport will take you back to the city centre in the afternoon.
5 days Camino walking accompanied by Khoi experts and chaperones along an off road route.
4 nights standard guesthouse sharing accommodation
scenic drive over Chapman’s Peak
Cape Camino branded items and nav tools.
Not included: Entrance to any national parks, i.e: Cape Point, lunches, dinners, porterage (use your Directory), spending money.
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