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The Giants Cup Trail


The Giants Cup trail is the only established trail in the Drakensberg. It is 60km in length and is normally completed in 5 days, staying in 4 different mountain huts.  They are rustic but 3 are equipped with the luxury of hot showers! This is an ideal hike for beginners.

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The Giants Cup Trail - Southern Drakensberg - South Africa

The Giants Cup Trail runs southwards along the foothills of the southern Drakensberg from Sani Pass to Bushman's Nek through 3 different areas: Cobham, Garden Castle and Bushman’s Nek.

The path is clearly marked except for some points where extra attention is required. A hiking map of the area is indispensable. It can be self-guided but the company of knowledgeable professional mountain guide is invaluable.

Route Overview

Area: Cobham, Garden Castle and Bushman’s Nek

Distance: 60km

Days: 5 days / 4 nights

Grade: 3/5

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