Experience Franschhoek offer guided hiking adventures in the Franschhoek Mountains in the Mont Rochelle Nature Reserve, the Berg River Conservation Area and at La Motte.
The Du Toitskop Hiking Trail is in the Mont Rochelle Nature Reserve and is a moderate 5 hour hike of 13kms.
The in-and-out trail to DuToitskop Peak starts and ends at the main entry gate to the Mont Rochelle Nature Reserve. Magnificent vistas of the Franschhoek valley can be seen on the way up.
The trail rises about 660m to DuToitskop Peak (elevation 1407m). Don’t forget to sign the visitors’ book at the beacon.
Hikers have the opportunity to learn about the History of the town as well as interesting information on the indigenous Fauna and Flora of the Fynbos Biome.
Highlights include: Spectacular views, fresh drinkable mountain water and lifetime memories.
Return transport from Franschhoek Main Road is included.
Important: Basic Fitness, appropriate walking shoes/ clothes, suitable backpack and water is compulsory.
WhenTwice a day, 7 days a week. Morning and Afternoon.
Times will vary depending on the season.
Note: It is not advisable to do this hike in adverse weather.
WhereMont Rochelle Nature Reserve, Franschhoek Mountain Pass
Meet – Start at Expérience Franschhoek, 62 Huguenot Road (next to the Tourist Information Burea)
WeatherActivity can take place in All weather conditions. If conditions are unpleasant (this can only be determined on the morning of the activity), the activity may have to be rescheduled.
What to Wear-Comfortable clothes,
-Shoes(hiking boots, trail running shoes etc)
-A warm jacket(Regardless of weather),
-Waterproof jacket if wet conditions are expected
Things to Bring-Hat
-At least 1L of Water
-Suitable Back pack
-Your camera so that you can take photos of the amazing scenery.
Guests or SpectatorsOnly paying clients can take part in the guided hike.
Minimum Age10 years
Minimum Heights0.0 m
Maximum Heights0.0 m
Maximum Weight0.0 kg
Inclusions and Exclusions
Inclusions* Qualified guide
* Hiking Permit
* Guided Hike
* Return transport from Franschhoek Main Road
* Snack Pack
* Amazing Scenery
ExclusionsAny Items of a personal nature.