Back-packing in comfort will make a difference to your trip. Hiking in Drakensberg can be challenging if you do not have the right accommodation. Hiking trails vary from easy, moderate to challenging. An easy hike will vary around 1.5 hours to 3 hours, while a moderate hike would easily take a fit hiker 6-12 hours of moderate to challenging hiking. When a hiker returns to base or to their chosen accommodation they do not want to prepare their own meals, lots of hikers would prefer a ice cold draught with a sit down meal.