The most marvellous multi-day walking routes: Endless Hill Panorama Route
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Rambling enthusiasts who like multi-day routes surrounded by nature can walk to their heart’s content on the Sallandse Heuvelrug. De Paarse Loper (The Purple Carpet) themed weeks includes a three-day walk along routes you wouldn’t normally expect to visit. These walks are led by an experienced nature guide. Forest rangers and the shepherd join the group now and then to add more information about the surrounding natural environment.

Endless Hill Panorama Route

It is the eleventh time that the Sallandse Heuvelrug National Park, together with Landschap Overijssel, Vereniging Natuurmonumenten (Society for the Preservation of Nature) and the Dutch Forest Management Agency, has organised an incredibly beautiful three-day walking route along the Sallandse Heuvelrug. After the success of previous years, another Eindeloze Heuvelentocht will delight visitors in the summer of 2020 during the Sallandse Heuvelrug experience event: de Paarse Loper (the Purple Carpet). De Paarse Loper takes place in August with a variety of activities, all centred around the flowering heathland. The Sallandse Rug National Park rolls out its carpet and welcomes visitors with open arms. You can take part in the Heuvelentocht at the end of August, keep an eye on our diary.

Panoramic views

Three days of rambling along remnants of the penultimate ice age, led by an experienced nature guide. The route will lead you from the Lemelerberg to the Hellendoornseberg via the Eelerberg, and ends at the foot of the Holterberg (each one a ‘berg’ - mountain - in the Sallandse Heuvelrug National Park). The route crosses paths with experts who work in the area; they will take you to the most magnificent spots to show you the infinite variety of flora and fauna in the hills. They will take you to places you wouldn’t normally expect to visit.

Good level of fitness

A maximum of 18 people can take part in this Panoramic Route. The itinerary involves considerable walks (around 20 km per day and frequent periods of standing), so a good level of fitness is essential. It is the only way to fully enjoy the tranquillity, the diverse landscape, the variety in elevation, the many birds and heathlands and the great stories about the area.

Cost

The cost of this guided group tour are €175 per person, based on overnight accommodation in your own tent on basic camping pitches. Food and drink will be provided and cooking will be a group activity. Tents and other equipment are transported, you are only required to carry a day’s luggage.

Register to take part via l.m.de.haan@ivn.nl (Linda de Haan. Don’t forget to provide your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number and any information we should be aware of, such as dietary requirements, injuries or allergies.

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