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Giant's Cup Trail
The Giant's Cup Trail runs for a length of 59 kilometers through South Africa.
The difficulty of the trail is rated as demanding and it usually takes 3 days to walk the Giant's Cup Trail.
Of course, how long it really takes for the trail depends on the experience and fitness of the hikers.
The drinking water supply is on the way no problem, since there are numerous possibilities to fill up the water supplies.
This can be done, for example, at streams, springs, but also at wells or public facilities. However, the water may have to be filtered before drinking!
On the trail you are completely self-sufficient..
There are no grocery stores along the way, so you have to take all the food you need with you for the entire trail.
You can stay overnight in a tent/tarp and in managed huts.
Wild camping is allowed As always, leave behind no traces . Rubbish has to be taken away and nature has to be respected and protected!
Campfires are currently prohibited. However, this can change at any time.
Therefore, please be sure to pay attention to public notices and a possible risk of forest fires..
In addition, new fireplaces should never be built, but existing ones should be used.
Facts about Giant's Cup Trail
- in a tent/tarp
- in managed huts
The best time to hike the Giant's Cup Trail is:
Arrival to the Giant's Cup Trail
You will arrive via King Shaka International Airport.
You can get to Starting point via Mietwagen. Duration approx. 3 hours.
Departure from the Giant's Cup Trail
Departure is via King Shaka International Airport.
You can get to the airport per Mietwagen. Takes about 3 hours.
Useful links to the Giant's Cup Trail
- Official website of the trail
- The following websites offer you further information: Link 1 Link 2
- You can find a PDF with further information here:
Map and elevation profile of the Giant's Cup Trail
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