The Bell Traverse is the ultimate hiking experience in the Drakensberg. This 3-day hike must rank high among the best hikes in the world. Dramatic views, spear-like peaks, precarious rock traverses, fascinating caves...This is not for the faint-hearted but for the very experienced hiker with a head for heights.
This hike can only be attempted by those with extended hiking experience, high level of fitness and standard of gear. Be prepared to carry a 15-20kg backpack. Alternatively, porters can be arranged on request.
Area: Cathedral Peak
Distance: 42 km
Days: 3 days / 2 nights
Grade: 4.5/5 (self-sufficient) - 3.5/5 (portered)