the awesome Table Mountain, South Africa


Table Mountain is one of the natural wonders of the world. It is the main facade of Cape Town and its most prominent landmarks, as one of the most important tourist attractions in South Africa. If you like "walking, climbing, having fun", all you have to do is take a trip to "Table" by cable car, in Cape Town.

Table Mountain is on the West coast of South Africa, a tourism pleasure in the wonderful nature. Its name is due to the shape of the mountain, which resembles a table, and its summit rises to 3 kilometers, and its height is 1085 meters, but the trip is worth the effort, due to the various activities that can be done during the visit, such as rolling and sliding down the mountain.


One of the New Seven Wonders of Nature


In 2011, Table Mountain was voted one of the "Seven New Wonders of Nature of the World". Among the proponents of his inclusion was Desmond Tutu, who said: “It is important for South Africa to win since it is important to us. This vote is apolitical - Table Mountain belongs to all of us - let's show we can win. If we win, we will have every spring in our step". Table Mountain is certainly one of the many reasons why South Africans feel so proud of the beauty of their country.


Why you should visit the Table Mountain ?


It is also characterized by the presence of many rare plants and herbs, in addition to the fact that the mountain is home to rare animals, with Cape Town's spring atmosphere that makes the trip to the mountain perfect and full of fun. Because of the height of the mountain, it is ascended and descended by a movable cable car that rotates around itself and ascends about 765 meters, and it is also possible to climb on foot, but it will be a very tiring journey, and in general the cable car allows visitors to experience the best views in Cape Town as they climb to the summit.




Enjoy a walking tour to climb to the top of over 350 trails that have been equipped for hikers.  

• If you are not a fan of walking, you can climb to the top of the park via the cable car, which will give you the opportunity to take the most beautiful pictures

• Visit the ancient Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, which are nearly 200 years old, and are located in the eastern part of the park. Table Mountain National Park is one of the best places of tourism in Cape Town  

• And do not forget to walk on the bridge over the trees to have the best location to take many charming panoramic photos of the picturesque nature of the park.  

• Also you can climb onto Boulders Beach, where the clear water was surrounded by rocks and bushes, basked in its warm sun, and took pictures of the African colony of penguins that settle in it. Table Mountain National Park is one of the best tourist places in Cape Town  

• You must pass by Cape of Good Hope, the most important tourist attraction in the city, which represents the southern part of the African continent.  

• While you are touring the park, you will encounter some types of animals that inhabit it, such as zebras, monkeys, and some types of birds such as ostriches, and others. Table Mountain National Park is one of the best places of tourism in South Africa, Cape Town


The richest flower area in the world


The mountain park is characterized by the biological and geological diversity of streams and valleys that rarely meet in other places on earth, as it includes 2,200 species of plants and 1,470 species of rare flowers, which led to its inclusion in UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Table National Park is the richest corner in Cape Town and the richest flower area in the world. Visitors will also be able to enjoy the water rocks and rare birds flying in the mountain sky.





Table town is located in Cape Town in the Southern Hemisphere, so summer season is from December to February, and winter is from June to August and so on. Summer is the most famous and expensive season, when the weather is great and temperatures range between 20 to 25 degrees Celsius, the sun is bright and the sky is clear all the time. The prices of hotels and tourist trips increase during this period, so it is best to avoid visiting the city at the end and beginning of the year. In contrast, the city is free of tourists in the winter season, when the weather is cold and temperatures range between 7 to 10 degrees Celsius with frequent rains, which leads to tourists flocking to visit the city. The best time to visit Cape Town is definitely during the spring (from September to October) and autumn (March to May), when the weather is moderate and temperatures range between 15 and 20 degrees Celsius, prices are low and the number of tourists is lower.


How to reach The Table Mountain?


All airlines offer flights to Cape Town as Cape Town has the biggest international airport in South Africa Cape Town International Airport, then you can visit the mountain by several methods like walking, cable car (which is considered the easiest way as you will be able to reach the mountain in 3 minutes), also you can choose hiking.

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