Best Hiking Gear (and tips) for Rainy Days

By |2023-07-12T13:58:04+00:00November 25th, 2022|Hiking Trails, Hiking Trails in Mpumalanga|

The glorious green days of summer are here and with them comes bucket loads of rain. For many hiking fans, a summer walk in the wild is invigorating. But the weather at this time of the year can be quite unpredictable, as storms blow up seemingly out of nowhere, bringing with them drenching downpours.

The Latest Must-Have Hiking Apps

By |2023-07-12T13:58:06+00:00October 20th, 2022|Hiking Trails, Hiking Trails in Mpumalanga|

When it comes to hiking, western countries, like the USA and Canada, are really ahead of the game when it comes to technology. But what does that mean for South African hikers we hear you ask? It means we have access to all sorts of apps, some of which are more suitable for our

South Africa’s Best Small Towns

By |2022-03-30T09:21:58+00:00March 30th, 2022|Hiking Trails in Mpumalanga, Self-Catering Accommodation in Mpumalanga|

There’s nothing like small town living, but if you can’t live in a small town, visiting one is the next best thing. South Africa has a rich and interesting history. While the cities have been somewhat washed of this history, through the use of modern architecture, the small towns around the country have held

Tips for Hiking in the Rain

By |2021-12-15T12:08:36+00:00December 15th, 2021|Hiking Trails in Mpumalanga|

With the summer months here and the rain pouring down each afternoon, for the hiker, the change in conditions is making their favourite pastime a whole lot more complicated. At Bermanzi, with our hiking trails up in the mountains of Mpumalanga, when the rain comes down, the trails can become a little more slippery

How to Beat Mosquitoes on your Next Hike

By |2021-09-10T12:08:32+00:00September 10th, 2021|Hiking Trails in Mpumalanga|

Summer is upon us. The weather is warming, the days are longer and if you are itching to get outdoors after another stressful year, Bermanzi is the place to be. We have set up our Machadodorp Accommodation deep in the heart of nature, well away from the busy cities. At our rustic retreat, we

How to Prepare your Body for a Hike

By |2021-05-03T07:16:57+00:00April 3rd, 2021|Hiking Trails in Mpumalanga|

Planning an epic hiking adventure is not just about making sure that you have packed the right gear and booked. A large part of the planning, especially if you intend to tackle one of the longer routes, is to make sure that your body and mind is ready for the journey. For the most

Hiking Trails

By |2023-07-12T13:58:35+00:00July 31st, 2020|Hiking Trails, Hiking Trails in Mpumalanga|

Hiking Trails The Lowveld has some of the naturally most beautiful landscapes in South Africa. Because of  all the stunning landscapes and all the truly beautiful locations to be found, many hiking trails have been made for people to explore the beauty of the lowveld up close. Bermanizi has a wonderful hiking trail that

Go hiking without leaving your home

By |2020-05-06T06:32:05+00:00April 6th, 2020|Hiking Trails in Mpumalanga|

COVID-19 is forcing all of us to be creative in the way that we spend our time. We all like to get outdoors from time to time, but with the lockdown firmly in place for the foreseeable future, we hikers have to look for other ways to get our hiking fix! For many hikers,

Other Must-Visit Hiking Trails in Mpumalanga

By |2019-11-13T08:50:18+00:00October 13th, 2019|Hiking Trails in Mpumalanga|

How often do you get to go outdoors for a weekend and simply soak in the astounding beauty that surrounds those of us living in South Africa? The answer is probably not as much as you’d like to. Mpumalanga is the dream local tourist destination. Drawing in visitors from the cities as well as

Tips for Comfortable Hiking in Winter

By |2023-07-12T13:58:53+00:00May 10th, 2019|Hiking Trails, Hiking Trails in Mpumalanga|

Winter has seemingly crept in overnight but that shouldn’t stop you from embarking on a wonderful hiking experience while staying at our warm and cosy self-catering accommodation in Mpumalanga. For many hikers, the weather is hardly something that will put them off of their favourite pastime. Both summer and winter hiking requires some planning

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