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Leshiba Wilderness MTB Route

CLOSEST TOWN > Louis Trichardt

TRAIL DESTINATION > Leshiba Wilderness

DISTANCE > Various Options

GRADING > Easy

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OVERVIEW

Bring along your mountain bikes and gear and enjoy an exhilarating cycling experience at Leshiba. [div2 class="highlight1"]

On your bike

The reserve is 4km wide by 7km long and there is a wide network of roads and animal tracks over varied terrain. Ride amongst the wildlife, up mountains and through grassy plains.

'We cycled along the gravel track and as we came around the corner, a startled group of impala pronked across the road in front of us. A   bumpy uphill and then rush downwards between boulders and grassy patches and out into the open plain where some rhino grazed amongst zebra, giraffe and waterbuck…'

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Off the bike

The eco friendly Game and Nature Reserve offers accommodation on top of the Soutpansberg mountains in the Limpopo province, South Africa, in one of the country’s most unique environments.

CONTACT:

Route Information: Leshiba Wilderness

Cell: +27 (0) 82 881 1237

Tel: +27 (0) 11 483 1841

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Website: www.leshiba.co.za

GPS: 22°59′29.5″S 029°33′22.7″E

Weather:{weather Louis Trichardt, South Africa}

FAST FACTS

GRADING:

Easy

DURATION:

Depends on how long you ant to ride. A network of trails in the Wilderness.

CONFIGURATION :

The reserve is 4km wide by 7km long and there is a wide network of roads and animal tracks over varied terrain.

START POINT:

Leshiba Wilderness, anywhere in the wilderness.

TERRAIN:

Gravel roads and animal tracks over varied terrain.

MAP:

Ask at reception.

CELL RECEPTION:

Intermediate

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:

Contact Leshiba for more details.

FACILITIES:

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BEWARE OF:

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  • Take the M1 North out of JHB
  • Get onto the N1 North to Polokwane (Pietersburg).
  • At Polokwane follow signs N1 to Makhado (Louis Trichardt)
  • Take the N1 to Makhado (Louis Trichardt)
  • At Makhado (Louis Trichardt), the first main 4-way stop that you come to is Rissik Street / R522 to Vivo.
  • Turn left into Rissik Street.
  • The BP garage that you will come to on the left is the last fill up spot
  • Take Rissik Street all the way out of Makhado (Louis Trichardt) and +- 31km outside of town you will cross over a railway line
  • Carry on over the railway line for +- 4.7km and you will cross over the SAND RIVER Bridge
  • After the bridge +- 300m down the road you will see our sign on the right hand side.
  • Turn right onto the gravel road.
  • Carry on along the dirt road. After +- 3km's, you will come to a farmhouse on your left.
  • After the farmhouse, a few hundred metres up ahead, the road forks and you keep to the right. Continue following the signs that say Leshiba.
  • Follow the road up the mountain to our gate. Please make sure that you have put the chain around the gate and not just the gate post and that you have secured the combination lock.
  • Keep straight at the first sign that says RECEPTION

 

 

HOW TO GET THERE

See left.

BEST TIME OF YEAR

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