Sani Pass, Drakensberg

Giantís Cup Hiking Trail

Hiking Trails / Sports & Leisure in or near Sani Pass, Drakensberg in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa.

Things To Do in Sani PassGiantís Cup Hiking Trail

Hiking Trails Sports & Leisure Drakensberg

Where? Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal, from foot of Sani Pass to Bushmanís Nek
How long: 5 days, 59.3 kms

When? Best time to go: winter and autumn, although prepare for cold nights, snow, and sudden changes in weather.

How much? Price on request

Overnight? Stay at accommodation in Sani Pass, in KwaZulu Natal

This hike runs along the foothills of the gorgeous Drakensberg range of mountains, mainly through the Cobham and Garden Castle reserves. Views here are to die for.

Along the trail there are rock pools, rivers (six rivers rush though the valley), caves and waterfalls. And best of all, Giantís Cup trail is regarded as only moderately difficult and children can manage it, within reason - whilst there are some pretty steep sections, if reasonably fit, you should manage.

Overnight accommodation is in basic huts and youíll need to provide your bedding and food. If it sounds too long, you can shorten the trail by starting or finishing at Swiman or Pholela huts. The main Ďdownsideí of the hike is packing as youíll need clothes for all seasons.

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Why not overnight? Find Accommodation in Sani Pass

Sani Lodge Backpackers

Bed & Breakfast / Self Catering

Sani Lodge Backpackers

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Premier Resort Sani Pass


Premier Resort Sani Pass

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Amazian Mountain River Lodge


Amazian Mountain River Lodge

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