Giants Castle Slackpacking Trail, Drakensberg.

Take a 3-night, luxury trail, through the foothills of Giants Castle and Zulu Waters Private Game Reserve. Accommodation is in lodges. Luggage is transported and the trail is fully catered.

Day 1:
Antbear Lodge is all about sustainability — you will even find homemade cheese. The trail starts heading up to the top of the mountain, with spectacular views over the mountains, towards Giants Castle.

Day 2:
Leopard’s Lair is full of family atmosphere, offering a real agri-tourism experience. After an easy walk, you drop into the Mbogta Valley and enter the game reserve.

Day 3:
Shaka Lodge offers the lap of luxury, including a private chef. Most of the day is spent hiking inside the reserve, where you might see rhino, buffalo and more.

Other add-on activities include the Giants Castle vulture hide, a stargazing hammock camp, horse trails, abseiling and game drives.