One of the most unique flat topped mountain in Cape Town, South Africa called Table Mountain.
When looking for adventure, breathtaking views, the beauty of Mother Nature. Most people tend to think of ancient European cities like Barcelona, London. Well, that is true, but one major diamond in the rough that most people never bother to check is the African continent.
Africa is the second largest continent in the world and usually associated with wild animals, deserts and safari trips. But there is a lot more the content has to offer. A wonderful example can be found in the most southern part of the continent, is a coastal city called Cape Town, South Africa. This coastal city possesses a lot of beautiful and magnificent landmarks and the most famous of them is the Table Mountain.
This outstanding landmark is said to be about 260 million years old, making it older than the Himalayas, the Alps and even the Rocky mountains.
Table Mountain Attractions
The unique quality of this mountain is its flat based plateau, which spans to about three kilometers on all areas, hence the name “Table Mountain”.
The Table Mountain is surrounded by other mountains which enhance its beauty even further; these mountains can be seen from the top of the Table Mountain and can be accessed by the use of a cable car. Some of the other nearest mountains include: Lion’s Head, Signal Hill, and Devil’s Peak etc.
The Table Mountain was recently considered to be voted into as one of the 7 new wonders of the world, due to its beauty image and its endemic nature, makes it impossible to find any of its flowers or animals in any other part of the world.
The Table Mountain is also home to numerous outdoor activities and a quality relaxation center for families and tourists from around the world.
• Hiking: Due to the mountain’s diverse and difficult terrains, it makes it one of the best hiking terrains in South Africa. The shortest way to table mountain takes 1.5 to 2 hours of hike.
• Biking: This is another very interesting activity, it can satisfy professional bikers that seek the thrill of overcoming obstacles or simple riders that seek an adventure.
• Climbing: Another wonderful extreme activity which can found on the Table Mountain, and offers a variety of difficulty based on the professional level.
For Cable car ticketing price and other information please visit the official website of Table Mountain, South Africa.