Karma Backpackers is at the doorstep of the Drakensberg Mountains, in Kestell, South Africa. On the main backpackers route midway between Johannesburg and Durban, we are a convenient base to hike the Drakensberg and explore Lesotho. We have a reputation as a friendly, comfortable hostel. We are vegetarian friendly and are famous for our home-made jams.
Karma Backpackers provides an ideal base for hiking the Drakensberg Mountains, including the Amphitheatre and Witsieshoek hikes, as well as day-hikes through Golden Gate National Park. Also on offer are a bicycle township tour and Zulu cultural tour, and easy access to Lesotho.
Karma Backpackers has a reputation for homely comfort - read our Tripadvisor reviews. Our accommodation consists of large double bedrooms and dorms.
How to get to Karma Backpackers. We are situated in Kestell in South Africa's Free State Province, midway between Johannesburg and Durban. This page includes directions, a map and GPS co-ordinates.
Karma Backpackers works with Mountain Guide Zee Ndaba to offer hiking tours of the Drakensberg Mountains and Lesotho, as well as Zulu and Basotho cultural tours, and tours of the KwaZulu-Natal Battlefields..
Karma is famous for its innovative, award-winning jams. Backpackers guests can eat as much as they can - free!
An easy-to-use directory of all the backpackers in SA's websites.
Contact details for Karma Backpackers - phone numbers, email address, street and postal adresses.
Maps of the Amphitheatre, Golden Gate and Witsieshoek hikes, as well as a map of Kestell and the roads in the area.
A downloadable PDF of the backpackers guide to SA.
Karma Backpackers, 2 Piet Retief Street, Kestell, Drakensberg Area