Sani Pass experience (lunch not included): Prepare yourself for an adrenaline pumping, heart-racing adventure of a lifetime with this full day tour of the Sani Pass region of South Africa, on an all-terrain vehicle. What better way to experience the vivid surroundings than a thrilling ride on a 4x4.
After a safety lesson, you'll set off on a journey to remember. Travel through the pristine nature of Himeville to the sprawling landscape of the uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park. Following the Mkomazana River up the Sani Pass Road, remark at the splendor of the scenery around you. With passport at the ready, you'll get a firsthand experience of a South African Border Post, before making your way to the Good Hope Trading Post. Stop here for an informative explanation of the history of the trading era. Afterwards, you'll ascend to 2874 metres, zig-zagging upwards beneath towering cliffs and buttresses. Take in the beautiful natural scene filled with cascading waterfalls, lush vegetation, and colourful birds.
Crossing the Lesotho Border, you'll stop for a bite to eat. Refuel your body with a satisfying lunch so you can be fresh for your afternoon descent of the Sani Pass. As you make your way down, you'll get quite the rush as you maneuver 20 hairpin bends which make up the steepest section of the Pass. Once safely down, enjoy the remarkable sights as you make your return and call it a day.
Definitely an adventure for thrill seekers and the young at heart; a 4x4 tour of the Sani Pass will exhilarate all your senses, allowing you a great view of the marvelous landscapes of the region and satisfying your need for speed all at once.
Meeting/pick-up point: Thaba Tours 4x4 Adventures Office, Clocktower Centre, Main Road, Underberg.
Duration: 12 hours.
Start/opening time: At 6am.
Others: In the South African Border Post passports required.