Mphongolo Back Packing (Kruger) 2nd – 5th June 2019
Hike Leader Werner Vogel 076 048 5568
Cost Members R3220-00
Deposit required immediately.
Start and Finish: Shingwedzi
Duration: 3 nights, 4 days
Fitness: you need to be fit enough to manage carry your backpack and there will be some hills but most of it is on the flat at a leisurely pace.
Mphongolo Wilderness zoned as a wilderness area according to 2006 Conservation Development Framework (CDF). Wilderness zones only allow for this kind of product. The area is vast and scenically beautifully with many natural attributes and therefore will ensure a rewarding experience for all participants.
The Mphongolo Trail is a primitive Back Packing Trail which starts from Shingwedzi Camp and is conducted in the large wilderness area between the Shingwedzi and Mphongolo rivers.
This trail allows its participants to spend three nights in this wilderness area without having the constraints of having to get to the next point or of following a prescribed route. The trail allows the trail leader to decide when & where to camp and how far & which route to follow. Hikers can leave their cars at Shingwedzi Camp in the designated parking area. The activity will be conducted by two experienced Trails Rangers and the maximum number of participants will be kept to eight people per trail with a minimum of 4 people. Guests are expected to provide their own camping equipment and food for the duration of the trail. There are no overnight huts on this trail. As the safety of hikers is of major importance, all participants have to bring tents and sleep in them every night while they are walking the trail. Participants will be responsible for setting up their own tents and for cooking their own food. No rubbish bins or toilets are provided at any of the overnight stops and the trail operates on a strictly “take it in, take it out” basis and strictly adheres to a “no trace camping” ethic. Please only use biodegradable products – soaps and detergents – on the trail.
To find out more contact Werner.
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Vacation Style Holiday Type2 - Backpack
Activity Level B - Some Hills
Group Size Small Group