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Cape Town: Half-Day India Venster Hike on Table Mountain3 Reviews
Take on the India Venster hiking route along Table Mountain on a half-day hiking trip and soak up the views of Cape Town. Discover one of the new 7 Wonders of Nature with an experienced hiking guide.
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- Experience unique view points of Cape Town and it surroundings.
- See Table Mountains Iconic India Venster.
- Visit and Summit Table Mountain one of The Seven World Wonders.
DescriptionQuick route description India Venster has a small section (b grade) scramble, nothing too hard for anyone to handle with a good head for heights. starting at the lower cable station we'll use a pathway following up under the cables to the contour path. after a short piece on the contour path, we'll head up a series of low rock steps to a platform. next, the route follows up the gully running right to Venster buttress. Here we have the perfect photo opportunity of the actual Venster (window) looking over India ravine. shortly after the window we'll reach the easy scramble sections which our well-trained guides can coach you through if extra encouragement is needed. We will end the route by following around from fountain ledge to the back of table mountain from where we will reach the top. Difficulty: Moderate India Venster Hike Duration: 3.5 - 4 hours Hike Distance: About 3 km / 1.9 miles Elevation Gain: 700 meters / 2300 feet What to bring with Well supportive closed-toe walking shoes with good grip are a must. Cape town does experience very hot days in the summer and a hat, sunscreen, sunglasses, and water will be needed. a long sleeve button-up shirt with a collar provides great sun coverage. The weather on table mountain can change in an instant so a light mid-layer and a rain jacket will ensure that you stay dry and warm if we find ourselves in between the clouds. Hiking will make you peckish so bringing a snack for the way up is always a good idea Lastly, you'll need a sense of adventure and a willingness to have fun which is all hiking is about really.
IncludesGuided Hike. Bottle of Water. Coffee with a beautiful view.
- Hiking can be strenuous if you are not properly prepared, a moderate fitness level is needed for this activity.