Fri, 02 Oct | Wits End Mountain Chalets

Yoga and Hiking Retreat Drakensberg

Nature - Hiking - Yoga - Stillness - Soulfood
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Yoga and Hiking Retreat Drakensberg

Time & Location

02 Oct 2020, 16:00 – 04 Oct 2020, 12:00
Wits End Mountain Chalets, R600, Cathkin Park, Winterton, 3340, South Africa

About The Event

Take yourself on a journey - hiking through majestic mountain scenery, inspiring and energising yoga sessions and making space for more peace and quiet. 

We will stay at the Wits End resort in the Monks Cowl area with incredible views of the mountains all around us. On Saturday, we will set off on a day hike, passing mountain streams, indigenous forests and eventually reaching the contour path at around 2100 meters of altitude. We will have a well-deserved lunch break with the best view imaginable. You will literally feel like you are on top of the whole world. On Sunday we have planned a shorter hike with a (optional) swim in a fresh mountain stream. 

Steven Heyman from Yoga Works will be your guide on this retreat and will bring you two yoga sessions daily (a stronger practice in the mornings and a more relaxing session in the evenings). The yoga sessions are accessible for all levels even if you are new to yoga. The yoga classes are fun and playful and this is really what this weekend is all about - take a well-deserved break, spend some time to connect with nature, with others and with ourselves, and gain a different perspective when standing op top of the mountain. 

Activities: yoga (mornings before breakfast, evenings before dinner), hiking, swim in a waterfall - all activities are optional

Fitness: a reasonable level of fitness is required for the day hike, which includes an ascent (and descent) of about 700 meters and will take about 6-8 hours return for a distance of 16km

Price: 3000 ZAR pp sharing (includes all meals, two nights accommodation, yoga, hiking, fees to enter the national park and a  mountain guide)

Book: fill in online form via ticket link, a 50% deposit secures your spot

Food: vegan or vegetarian options are available (two dinners, two breakfasts and one lunch are included)

COVID-19: in case of renewed travel restrictions payments will be refunded or transferred to a new date. All precautions for social distancing and sanitising will be in place at the venue and during the yoga sessions. 

Accommodation: there is limited space, we stay in rooms of 2, 3 or 4 people with en-suite bathrooms

Transport: about 4hrs drive from Joburg. Everyone drives to the retreat in their own cars, if you don't have your own transport we'll find you someone who can take you in their car. Please consider carpooling!

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