If you are an early riser or have somewhere to go in the afternoon, then the Sani Pass Early Bird Tour is for you. The Sani Pass in the early morning is stunning. Miss the crowds of tourists, breakfast in Lesotho and be back in Underberg in time for lunch.
Early Bird Tour includes all that a standard Sani Pass tour offers.
The Sani Pass is regarded by some as the most spectacular views in South Africa. Originally a bridal path this has become a ‘bucket list’ experience that is not to be missed. Walls of sandstone, cascading rivers and hair-raising bends are just some of the highlights. The 4×4 vehicles take you through the Barrier of Spears and into the Kingdom of Lesotho. The Highest Pub in Africa welcomes our guests to the roof of the world for breakfast.
Visit a Basotho village and meet it’s people – a true cultural experience.
Take the return journey back to Underberg in time for lunch. A trip you will not forget…
|Highlights:||World Heritage Site
Highest Pass in South Africa
Kingdom of Lesotho
Living Basotho Village
Highest Pub in Africa
|Duration:||± 6-7 hours|
|Depart:||6 – 6.30 am – return ±12:00 pm|
|From:||Major Adventures Office
Main Street, Underberg
In some instances we may be able to pick you up at your Bed & Breakfast or Hotel – if it is on route.
|Price:||R890 pp min 4 adults|
|Passports:||A valid passport is required.
Visa conditions may apply.
For further info on Visa’s check:
|Bring:||Warm clothing, sunscreen, binoculars, cameras etc.|
Meet at our office at the Underberg Hotel to complete all the pre tour formalities. In some instances we may be able to pick you up at your B&B or Hotel.
After meeting your tour guide for the day we depart for the Sani Pass via the village of Himeville, past the local farmlands and into the foothills of the uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park. A World Heritage Site. With the South African Border post formalities complete we begin climbing the Sani Pass switchbacks until we summit at the Lesotho Border. We stop periodically for photo opportunities.
The Sani Mountain Lodge welcomes our guests to a hearty breakfast and refreshments in their Highest Pub in Africa. Spend some time gazing at the views from the Lodge.
We then travel into Lesotho where we visit a remote highland village. Here you will interact with Me Bellinah and her family, learn about their customs and how they survive the harsh mountain climate, and even taste her home-made bread.
Brace yourself for the return trip back down the Sani Pass. Stopping again for photo opportunities or flora and fauna spottings that you might have missed on your way up.
Arrive back at our office in Underberg.