Where you’ll go
Discover a remote kingdom high in the Drakensberg Mountains with an all day trip from Durban to Lesotho through the Sani Pass. Ascend the spectacular and precipitous Sani Pass. Visit a customary town in the nation of Lesotho – place of the ‘General population of the Blanket.’ Be in awe of the fabulous Drakensberg Mountain landscape.
What you’ll see
This is an all day visit from Durban to Lesotho through Sani Pass. Travel to the base of the Southern Drakensberg to ride in a 4×4 vehicle. Ascend the mountains through the steep dirt road of breathtaking Sani Pass. At the top of the mountain arrive to the Kingdom of Lesotho. Visit a customary Basotho town to find out about the way of life and taste some local cuisine. Have lunch at Africa’s most elevated bar before slipping the mountain.
After an early morning gathering from your lodging, travel inland past Pietermaritzburg and through the Natal Midlands. Touch base at the foothills of the Southern Drakensberg and transfer to a 4×4 vehicle. Go up the abrupt and magnificent Sani Pass, up to the ‘Roof of Africa’. As you ascend over the incline you traverse into the Mountainous Kingdom of Lesotho– place of the ‘People of the Blanket’.
Value the chance to visit a traditional Basotho town and find out about the local folks’ customs and lifestyle. Here you have a chance to sample some local bread and beer before a lunch at the uppermost pub in Africa. We’ll descend the Sani Pass and again into South Africa for your journey back to Durban. You will go back to your lodging early in the evening.
When you’ll go
Departure time 06:00am
Departure point: Tour pickups are at any central Durban CBD or Beachfront Hotels and commence approximately 30 – 60 minutes prior to time of departure
Return details Drop offs at any central Durban CBD or Beachfront Hotels
Duration 12 hours (approx.)
Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
Transport by air-conditioned minivan
4×4 transport up Sani Pass