This private Sani Pass tour offers you the opportunity to enjoy the Sani Pass day tour with an expert guide and a 4×4 vehicle all to yourself. Your guide will be able to cater to your specific interests whether they be flora and fauna, birding, hiking, culture and history or all of these subjects. You will be able to stop for specific photographs, take your time and be at leisure.
Your departure and return times will be at your discretion.
|Highlights:||Drive through a World Heritage Site
Climb the Highest Pass in South Africa
Experience Spectacular Views
Enter the Kingdom of Lesotho
Visit a living Basotho Village
Enjoy a drink at the Highest Pub in Africa
A true 4×4 Experience
|Duration:||± 6-9 hours|
|Depart:||8:30 am – 9:00 am|
|From:||Major Adventures Office
Main Street, Underberg
In some instances we may be able to pick you up at your Bed & Breakfast or Hotel
|Price:||Cost is per vehicle
R3960 for 1-4 persons
R5940 for 4-6 persons
R8300 for 6-10 persons
|Lunch:||Own cost – Menu to choose from|
|Passports:||A valid passport is required. Visa conditions may apply. For further info on Visa’s check:
|Bring:||Warm clothing, sunscreen, binoculars, cameras etc.|
Firstly we meet at our office at the Underberg Hotel to complete all the necessary 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.
We then travel into Lesotho where we visit a remote highland village. Here you will interact with Me Bellinah and her family, learn about her customs and how she survives the harsh mountain climate. in addition you get to taste her delicious home-made bread.
The Sani Mountain Lodge welcomes our guests to a hearty lunch and refreshments in their Highest Pub in Africa. Thereafter spend some time gazing at the views from the Lodge.
Brace yourself for the return trip back down the Sani Pass. We stop again for photo opportunities or flora and fauna spottings that you might have missed on your way up.
We arrive back at our office in Underberg. These times serve as a guideline and can be changed at your discretion.