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$337.18 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Saga of the Sani Pass and Mokhotlong Tour

Day 1: Depart from Underberg (collection on route, if applicable) in a four wheel drive vehicle at 07h00 and travel via the Sani Pass with a stop for early tea at Sani Top Chalet. We then travel up Black Mountain Pass for a short walk to a vantage point from where we view Thabana Ntlenyana – the highest peak in Southern Africa at 3482 meters above sea level. We then travel on to Mokhotlong via the stunningly beautiful Sehonghong Valley where we stop at “10 Riverside” for an ethnic Basotho experience which includes a visit to the Ngaka ( traditional healer ) and the artefact house. We then travel to Mokhotlong for dinner and to overnight. Day 2: After breakfast we drive through Mokhotlong (once billed as the most remote village in the British Empire) and stop for a short walk down the main road to view the rare Spiral Aloe. We then travel to St James Mission to see the fascinating ceiling of their church. We then drive back up the Sehonghong Valley, looking for the rare Bearded Vulture on route. Once we reach Sani Top, we go for lunch at Sani Top Chalet before descending the Sani Pass back to Underberg.This is a two day/1 night trip which travels 60km into Lesotho, departing Underberg at 09h30 , overnights in Mokhotlong and includes: X2 lunches, dinner, bed ,breakfast , X2 teas , road taxes, entrance fees and guided 4X4 travel and returns the following day at around 16h30. (minimum of 4 people)

$934.62 Multi-day & Extended Tours

The Roof of Africa via Katse Dam

Day 1 Depart from Underberg (or collection en route, if applicable) in a four wheel drive vehicle at 08h00 and travel via the Sani Pass with a stop for early tea at Sani Top Chalet. We then travel on to Black Mountain Pass. A short walk will take us to vantage point to view Thabana Ntlenyana - the highest peak in Southern Africa at 3482m. We then travel on to Mokhotlong via the stunningly beautiful Sehonghong Valley where we will stop at “10 Riverside” for an ethnic Basotho experience. After a short drive we arrive in Mokhotlong ( once billed as the remotest outpost in the British Empire) where we have dinner and overnight.  Day 2 After breakfast we depart from Mokhotlong across the roof of Africa and travel down the Moteng Pass to Liphofung a cultural and historical site of the San people and later, the Basotho. We continue on via Leriba (for good crafts) to Katse Lodge. We stop at Bokong Nature Reserve where beauty and serenity lie within the waterfalls. We have dinner and overnight at Katse Lodge. Day 3 After breakfast we visit the Interpretive Centre and go on a tour of the Katse Dam wall. After the tour we travel via Thaba Tseka, Linakaneng and St James Mission to Sani Top Chalet (the highest pub in Africa) where we have dinner and overnight. We have a sunrise breakfast on the deck of Sani Top Chalet (weather permitting) overlooking Kwa Zulu Natal, before we descend the Sani Pass back into Underberg.

$97 Tours & Sightseeing

Lesotho in a Day from Underberg (Full Day Tour, 10Hr)

8.00 AM With eager anticipation the tour group departs from the starting point and heads up to the highest pass in South Africa, Sani Pass. We travel through Himeville to the World Heritage Site of the uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park, following the Mkomazana River up the scenic Sani Valley to the South African Border Post (border formalities) and the Lesotho Border.  10.30 AM After the Lesotho border formalities at the top of Sani Pass, we climb even further into the Lesotho highlands, all the way to the top of the Black Mountain pass. 11.00 AM At the top of Black Mountain Pass we get a chance to leave our vehicle, climb a short distance to a beautiful viewpoint of Thabana Ntlenyana. We enjoy a cup of tea or coffee and then we start heading towards Mokhotlong 12.30 PM We arrive in the town of Mokhotlong and enjoy lunch together 1.00 PM We visit a cultural Basotho village OR go horse-rinding into the Lesotho Highlands 2.00 PM We make our back to Sani Pass. 3.30 PM We enjoy a cup of something hot or cold at the Highest Pub in Africa. 4.00 PM After border formalities, we make our way back to Sani Pass. 6.00 PM We arrive back in Underberg.

$249 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Lesotho Overnight from Underberg

DAY 19.00 AMWe head up to the highest pass in South Africa, Sani Pass. We travel through Himeville to the World Heritage Site of the uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park, following the Mkomazana River up the scenic Sani Valley to the South African Border Post (border formalities) and the Lesotho Border. 11.00 AMAfter the Lesotho border formalities at the top of Sani Pass, we climb even further into the Lesotho highlands, all the way to the top of the Black Mountain pass.11.30 PMAt the top of Black Mountain Pass we get a chance to leave our vehicle, climb a short distance to a beautiful viewpoint of Thabana Ntlenyana. 12.30 PMWe arrive in the town of Mokhotlong and enjoy lunch together1.00 PMVisit a cultural Basotho village where the local villagers live the way they have for many decades.2.00 PMWe make our back to Sani Pass.5.00 PMWe watch the sun go down on the top of Black Mountain Pass before making our way to overnight accommodation at Sani Mountain Lodge.DAY 28.00 AMAfter a hearty breakfast, we join up with you again for day two’s activities.8.30 AMChoose to go horse-riding into the Lesotho Highlands on the back of the local Basotho pony; a rugged horse that has perfectly adapted to this harsh environment, OR a hike at the top of Sani Pass.12:15 PMBefore departing back to Durban we will have lunch together at Sani Mountain Lodge or in the village of Underberg.

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