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TURACO HIKE TRAIL

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BEST TIME TO HAVE THE HIKE

  • In spring (August and September) it might be dry and dusty, and the views might not be great
  • In summer (October, November and December) there are clear views but there is a possibility of rain
  • In winter (June and July) it is cold and misty, and the views will not be great. 

ACCOMMODATION

Day 1: Mutarazi Cottages

  • $ 30 per person not sharing a cabin
  • $15 per person sharing a cabin
  • Day 2: Bernies
  • Day 3: Terrace or Golden Pools
  • Day 4: Juliets
  • Day 5: Forest
  • Day 6: Eddy’s Eddy
  • Day 7: Tanya’s
  • Day 8: Mutarazi Cottages
    • Sky deck and celebration dinner: $150 for a room and all meals 

TRIP ITINERARY

Day 1 

  • Depart Harare at 8 am
  • Arrive in Nyanga at 12 pm
  • Check-in at Mutarazi Cottages
  • Trail briefing and packing of equipment
  • Lunch, dinner and the extra meals provided 
  • Dinner at 6:30 pm 
  • Total Distance travelled: 255km
  • Total Travel Time: 4 hours
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Day 2 

  • Departure point & time: Far and Wide at 6:30 am
  • Hike to Bernies from Far and Wide
  • Distance travelled: 11km (6hours)

Activities 

  • Hiking 
  • Birding
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Day 3

  • Departure point & time: Bernies
  • Hike from Bernies to Golden Pools
  • Distance travelled: 11km (6hours)
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Day 4

  • Departure point & time: Golden Pools at 6:30am
  • Hike from Golden Pools Campsite to Juliet’s
  • Distance travelled: 12km (6hours)
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Day 5

  • Departure point & time: Juliet’s at 6:30 am
  • Hike from Juliet’s to the Forest Camp
  • Distance travelled: 10km (5hours)
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Day 6

  • Departure point & time: Forest Camp at 6:30 am
  • Hike from the forest to Eddy’s Eddy 
  • Distance travelled: 14km (7hours)
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Day 7

  • Departure point & time: Eddy’s Eddy at 6:30 am
  • Hike from the Eddy’s Eddy to Tanya's
  • Distance travelled: 11km (6hours)
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Day 8

  • Departure point & time: Tanya’s at 6;30am
  • Hike from Tanya's to Mutarazi Cottages
  • Distance travelled: 2km (30 minutes)
  • Unpacking

ACTIVITIES 

  • Skywalk and Skyline: $90 per person (optional activity)
  • Equipment (rucksacks): $35 (for the whole group)
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Day 9

  • Breakfast at Far and Wide at 8 am
  • Departure for Harare at 8:30 pm
  • Total Driving time: 4 hours
  • Total Distance Travelled: 255km
Far far away, behind the word mountains, far from the countries Vokalia and Consonantia, there live the blind texts. Separated they live in Bookmarksgrove right at the coast
Far far away, behind the word mountains, far from the countries Vokalia and Consonantia, there live the blind texts. Separated they live in Bookmarksgrove right at the coast

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