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(Starts from and returns to Durban) (CODE: SCDB)

DAY 1    Durban – Drakensberg Mountains – Sani Pass

We depart at around 09h00 for your tour to the Sani Pass and Natal Midlands. Drive inland to Pietermaritzburg, the capital of KwaZulu-Natal, for a brief city tour. SSani Pass mountains top view during Drakensberg tours from Durbantop at the railway station where Mahatma Gandhi was thrown off the train because of the colour of his skin. Enter the waiting room where, in the silence of the night, he formulated his philosophy of passive resistance.

Continue to Howick and visit the 100m high Howick Falls. Next, we stop at the monument erected on the spot where Nelson Mandela was arrested in 1961 . Continue through an area of gentle pastoral beauty called the Natal Midlands. We pass through grassy plains scattered with villages and lush farmlands where plump cattle and thoroughbred horses graze. Then further through Underberg, a picturesque little village situated in the foothills of the majestic Drakensberg Mountains. Our hotel is in the lap of the mountain with peaks towering up to 3400m above sea level. The afternoon is at your leisure to participate in some of the organised hikes into the mountain or explore the area on your own. Overnight at the Sani Pass Premier Hotel.

Sani Pass mountain sight when on Drakensberg tours from DurbanDAY 2  Sani Pass – Lesotho – Durban

After breakfast we set off to Sani Pass, named after the primitive people who lived in the area millennia ago, on a four-wheel drive with hair raising bends and breathtaking views to the top of the mountain.  We visit the locals in their homes and taste some of the local cuisine if available! Lunch is served in the highest pub in Africa at the top in the Mountain Kingdom of Lesotho some 3000m above sea level. We return early afternoon, change vehicles and drive back to Durban for drop off.

NOTES:  Please take your passport along as we enter Lesotho.  Another tour that may interest you; Drakensberg Adventure

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From R6250.00 p/p sharing

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Bring Binoculars, bird book, camera, small torch, sunscreen, NOTE: Please take your valid passport along as we enter Lesotho.
Duration 2 days – 1 night (Daily at 09h00)
Exclusions Lunch on first day, costs of a personal nature such as laundry
Inclusions Guided tour in our luxury 8 seater microbuses, accommodation, breakfast, dinner, lunch on the second day, entrances, 4 x 4 drive up the Sani Pass.
Location Durban, Sani Pass
Price From From ZAR 6 250.00 per person sharing. Discounts for groups of 4 and more people, and during certain off-peak periods are available. In AVAILABILITY AND PRICE enter the number of people travelling and the month of travel to get the per person rate and a deposit amount when available.
Return Point To your hotel or guesthouse
What to Wear Well worn-in clothes and shoes, a warm jacket and spare long pants from May to September, warm clothes as well as a raincoat.

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