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Can I book a single room? Some establishments offer single rooms, but extra costs will occur. Triple rooms are sometimes available. What is the difference between twin and double rooms? The twin room has 2 single beds and a double Read More

Will I be able to do washing daily?

Some establishments offer laundry services at an extra cost. Many times pilgrims have to do their own laundry so make sure you take some washing detergent with.

Can my luggage be transported?

When booking your pilgrimage through PILGRIM ASSIST your luggage is automatically transported during walking days. This means you only need to carry a light backpack with your water bottle(s), snacks, lunch pack and warm clothing. You can however choose to Read More

Can you arrange airport transfers?

Pilgrims booking through PILGIM ASSIST will be assisted with transfers and taxies along the route. If you arrange your own accommodation please consult with the hosts and local tourism offices. The official Pilgrimage of Hope guidebook also has some transfer Read More

How much water should I carry?

Pilgrims should carry at least two liters of water at all times. On longer days it is advisable to carry up to three liters at a time. Always fill your water bottles when you get an opportunity at a farm Read More

Can I take a rest day in between walking days?

Yes, pilgrims often prefer to stay an extra day in towns like Stellenbosch, Franschhoek and Hermanus. You also have the option to walk a shorter distance, for example, 8-10 km on some days to allow time for sufficient rest.