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Mountain Splendour Tour in Sani Pass

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    • Adults (12+)
    • Children (2-11)
  • Minimum number of travellers for this product is 2.
  • Children from age 0 to 1 are not allowed.
  • KEY HIGHLIGHTS
    • Dine in the highest pub in Africa, the Sani Top Chalet!
    • Sani Pass is the highest road in Africa
    • Enjoy a thrilling 4x4 drive up Sani Pass
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    Monday, Wednesday & Friday

    Duration

    13 hours

    Start Time

    6:00am

    Meeting Point

    Good news! You can get picked up from selected hotels from Durban beachfront hotels, just give us the details at the time of booking. Don’t worry if you have not booked your hotel yet, you pass them onto the operator when you are ready.

    Ending Point

    Same as the start point

  • Overview & Itinerary
    Overview


    Bask in the scenic splendours of KwaZulu-Natal as you meander your way to the ‘Kingdom of the Sky’, Lesotho. Cloaked in clouds and situated at the highest pass in South Africa, the Sani Pass, Lesotho is a sight to behold.

    The Sani Pass is a spectacular mountain road and is the entry point into Lesotho from South Africa’s Natal Drakensberg Park. Sani Pass is the gateway to the ‘Roof of Africa’ scenic route that links the spectacular scenery of the Drakensberg with the mountains of northern Lesotho.

    Visit the second largest ethnic group in South Africa - the Sotho people - residing there. In addition to their dominant occupation, which is rearing cattle and cultivating grains and tobacco, the Sotho people are gifted craftsmen as well.

    Bag some exquisite products made of metal, leather, wood and ivory. Living a simple life, these warm-hearted people will readily welcome you to their cosy homes. What's more, don't miss the opportunity to dine in the highest pub in Africa!

    Surrounded by the blissful environs of the towering Drakensberg Range blanketed with clouds, this trip to Lesotho will be an out-of-the-world experience!

    Itinerary

    You will be picked up from your hotel and taken in a luxury air-conditioned vehicle from Durban through the Natal Midlands takes you to the town of Underberg located at the foot of Drakensberg escarpment.

    A scenic drive from Durban to Underberg, where you will be transferred to a 4x4 vehicle for the ascent of the spectacular Sani Pass, often called the 'Roof of Africa'. This Pass climbs 1300m over a distance of 12km, into the mountain Kingdom of Lesotho.

    A professional English-speaking guide will accompany you on this tour. Visit a small Sotho village here and enjoy the warm hospitality of this friendly tribe.

    Light lunch at Sani Top Chalet, Africa’s highest pub at 2874m., and enjoy majestic views of the Drakensberg Mountains.

    Return to Underberg where you will re-board your luxury vehicle for the journey back to Durban.

    At the end of this memorable journey, you will be dropped back to your hotel in Durban.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions
    Inclusions
    • Hotel transfers
    • Transportation in a luxury air-conditioned vehicle
    • Professional English-speaking guide
    • Light lunch
    Exclusions
    • Tips
  • Please note & Additional info
    Please note

    Voucher Information: Sorry, but we will need you to print a paper version of your booking voucher (we're working on changing this ). At this time no refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    Our supplier needs at least 2 people on the tour to be able to go ahead. In the unlikely event that less than this number book for your tour date we will offer you an alternative or a full refund.

    We’re going to be crossing an international border so make sure you’ve checked the passport and visa requirements for your nationality.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch, and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organised  activity to reconfirm.

  • Customer Reviews

    • Overall very good. The only slight difficulty was that the agents in Underberg (Major Tours) had not had our trip confirmed, so when we arrived there from Durban the group for the secon...

      Professor N H Foskett, United Kingdom, 22/Oct/2008

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