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India Venster Hike

India Venster Hike

India Venster is the most direct hike up Table Mountain. The hike follows a beautiful path that starts in front of Table Mountain cable car and slowly winds its way towards Camps Bay side to reach the top. There is a steep gradient the whole way up, resulting in a summit in 2.5 hours. The hike follows a clear path up, showing off magnificent views and the opportunity to see two sides of Cape Town. There are sections that are dangerous, with steep drops. Not for the faint-hearted.

Trip date and time: 8 am to 3 pm, seven days a week

What to bring: Torch, waterproof jackets, warm clothes, hiking shoes, hat, sunblock and sunglasses.

The India Venster hike will require you climbing a bit on the mountain and this is normally one of the best parts as you get to learn a bit about your body and get a good workout with one of the best views in Cape Town. This hike is perfect if you are into both hiking and climbing up the mountain.

Day 1

Transport arrives to take you to the hike.

Day 2
The journey begins after 15 minutes of arriving.

As you arrive your guide will then start off the journey and guide you up the path.

Day 3
Hike up Table Mountain - 2 - 4 Hours

India venster hike is about 3 hours to the top of the Mountain.

Day 4
Rest and enjoy the experience.

After conquering Table Mountain you can sit back and relax have a look around and take a seat. This is where we smile, laugh and feel good about everything we have done, achieved and cherish the moment above the mountain.

Day 5
Head back down - 2 - 4 hours

Day 6
We end our journey.

We will make our way back to the car and get you home safely.

Whats included in the hike:

  • Your local professional tour guide.
  • Water bottle for each guest. Alocal provides reusable bottles to reduce plastic wastage.
  • Transport from a central point in Cape Town. The location that suits you will be chosen.
  • Snacks such as fruit, bars, and peanuts. Please feel free to request anything specific.
  • Picnic blanket to sit on at the top of Table Mountain.
How long does it take to walk up Table Mountain via India Venster?

The hike takes less than 2 - 4 hours to complete.

How many Kilometers is the India Venster hike

2.5km with a total accent of 670m

Can i hike without a guide?

Yes, we have seen many travelers go up this mountain, mostly locals and hiking enthusiasts. Although we have also seen many people get lost on the mountain when not familiar with the mountain or direction.

You can send your inquiry via the form below.

Price From ZARR1,500
Total R 1,500 ZAR

Trip Facts

  • 1-10
  • 8 hours up and down
  • Climb - Sections will require you to climb and be comfortable with heights.