Hikes – Mont Rochelle Nature Reserve – Du Toitskop Trail
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.