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Karma Backpackers is midway between Harrismith and Bethlehem (approx. 45km from each), in South Africa's Free State Province.

If you're coming by bus:

Transfers are done by Zee. Contact her on 079 637 1115 or 082 216 0997, or email her at to arrange your ride from Harrismith.

If you're coming by car:

GPS: S 28° 18.650' E 28° 41.950'

From Johannesburg

Distance: 290km
Drive along the N3 towards Harrismith. At Warden, take the R714 exit. Follow the R714 until you reach the R57. Turn left and follow the R57 to Kestell.
Alternatively: Follow the N3 to Harrismith, and then the N5 from Harrismith to Kestell.

From Durban

Distance: 350km
Follow the N3 to Harrismith. From Harrismith, take the N5 to Kestell.

From Bloemfontein

Distance: 300km
Follow the N1 through Winburg and Senekal. Take the N5 From Senekal towards Bethlehem. From Bethlehem, follow the N5 to Kestell.

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GPS: S 28°18.650', E 28°41.950' 071 471 3694 - 083 442 3973…

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