While the Table Mountain hike is best suited for those looking for a little more difficult but not greatly challenging hike, the Lion’s Head hike is better suited for travelers looking for the most epic Cape Town views. The Table Mountain trails include our Platteklip Gorge, India Venster, and Skeleton Gorge hike. All of these Table Mountain hikes are trails we offer at lionsheadhike.com. The other trails to hike Lion’s Head include the Chains and the Alternative route with fewer people (Spiral Route). Whichever the route you select to hike, lionsheadhike.com gives you a reason why you should hike these paths without a worry or concern and for the best time of your life.
To give you a few ideas why hiking either of the two mountains, Lion’s Head or Table Mountain is an excellent reason to sightsee Cape Town, try to understand how the mountains can attract people from so many different countries. The United States visitors especially enjoy lionsheadhike.com services and tours, followed by travellers from Dubai, Canada, and even local Johannesburg. The hike also meets traveler needs on many levels, for whatever the occasion. Why individuals climb the mountain can be for reasons as varied and different as the number of trails. Some of the reasons why individuals acend the Lion’s Head hike or Table Mountain hike is individual sports, physical fitness, and mental well-being; other people see the Table Top; there are even more people who climb Lion’s Head for the Table Mountain Views and those who work on the mountain. There are those who crave solely the peace and solitude of the high summits; to search out the beauty in lonely places; to explore and experience nature; to flee the daily grind. There are even those who hike Lion’s Head or climb the Table Top before cycling or yoga.
Whatever your reason, this is one hugely popular mountain at the heart of Cape Town that you should climb. If you fancy nature and the outdoors, or if you’ve got a real sense of zest and a curiously inquisitive mind, then a hike up Lion’s Head is highly suggested. Conquering the mountain on foot is an exciting and gratifying experience in that you get a real sense of its beastly size, neck-bending height, wide shape, and spiral trails. Topping this are the intangibles: Lion’s Head hike tours include scaling a mountain, the fun of wonderful discovery, a sense of true accomplishment and immersing yourself in nature in every step you take.