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Sani Pass Tour

Travelling up the spectacular Sani Pass with Roof of Africa in February was amazing. Our guide... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Sani pass tour

It was an experience going up sani pass, with amazing views. Our guide Peter had spectacular... read more

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Roof of Africa Tours offers professional guided tours of the famous Sani Pass (the third steepest pass in the world) and other interesting attractions in Underberg and Himeville. The Sani Pass tour is a must do if you will be visiting Underberg / Himeville. It takes you through beautiful mountain scenery into Lesotho where you can meet some of the Basotho people and experience their culture and way of living. The route, called the ‘Roof of Africa’ has a nerve wrecking final climb of over 800 metres in just 8 kilometres. Roof of Africa Tours offers Sani Pass tours everyday leaving at 9am and returning by 4pm. Contact us for more information.
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Tessel Cottage, Corner of Clayton & Sutton Street | Tessel Cottage, Underberg 3256, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Travelling up the spectacular Sani Pass with Roof of Africa in February was amazing. Our guide Sandile was personable, knowledgeable, an excellent driver and knew all the best places to stop for photos. Emile went out of his way to accommodate our schedule and needs...More

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EmileVDH, Owner at Roof of Africa Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

What an awesome review and we're so happy that we could make your overnight tour into Lesotho such an unforgettable experience.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was an experience going up sani pass, with amazing views. Our guide Peter had spectacular knowledge about the pass and its wildlife. He is an experienced and cautious driver.

Thank Dane S
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EmileVDH, Owner at Roof of Africa Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review our tour. Peter is a registered field guide as well as being a cultural site guide so he absolutely loves to share his knowledge of the flora and fauna of the area.

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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Thank you Sondele for making our trip so special. You are a wonderful guide. The tour up Sani Pass was the highlite of our two month holiday in South Aafrica. I would highly recommend Roof of Africa tours. Excellent. Uk visitor.

Thank Dian P
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EmileVDH, Owner at Roof of Africa Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2018

Hello, thank you for such a wonderful comment! We're delighted that it was the highlight of your 2 month trip in South Africa :)

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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Our guide Sandile picked us up and from the beginning to the end of our day proved to be excellent. His driving skills are amazing and at no time did I feel fearful .He is knowledgeable about a variety of things and we ended our...More

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EmileVDH, Owner at Roof of Africa Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Lovely to hear your excellent review of our tour. You went on our extended day trip and we agree, it really is good value for money!

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

My family and I (my kids are 15 and 10) are from China. We travel around the world very frequently, and during the Chinese New Year holidays two weeks ago we decided to visit South Africa and Lesotho. It was our first ever visit to...More

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EmileVDH, Owner at Roof of Africa Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Thank you for such an in-depth review, we're delighted that your trip was such an enjoyable experience and enjoyed every moment with you and your family. We look forward to hosting you again on other adventures!

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Reviewed 15 February 2018

We had a tour of the Sani pass and Lesotho. Our guide was Dr Aldo Berruti. He had an excellent knowledge of history and geography, and answered all of our questions and more. We learnt a lot. He also sensibly planned our day and was...More

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EmileVDH, Owner at Roof of Africa Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Wonderful to hear that you had such a great time, we have passed on your comments to Aldo and he is delighted with your great review!

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Reviewed 26 January 2018

My wife and I had the most memorable trip up Sani Pass. We actually did not know what to fully expect, especially once we were up at the top, as my previous trips have all been self guided (so I wasn't sure how much freedom...More

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EmileVDH, Owner at Roof of Africa Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Thank you for taking the time to post such a valuable review of your tour with us. We're very happy that you enjoyed your day so much and appreciate the great traveller tips you added!

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Reviewed 2 January 2018

My family and i had an amazing time from our pick up in Durban to Himesville and then up the mountain to the Lesotho border. Our driver was Nomvelo, a lady driver who knows what she is doing. We capture the most amazing pictures and...More

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EmileVDH, Owner at Roof of Africa Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2018

Hello. Thanks for taking the time to review the trip you enjoyed with us. I have passed on your experience to Nomvelo as well and she is over the moon with your review. We look forward to hosting you again :)

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

We were met on time as arranged, driven up the pass very carefully. Great stops along the way to take photos, or to just take in the scenery. Experienced and knowledgeable driver/tour guide. Safe and sound up the pass and back down on time as...More

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EmileVDH, Owner at Roof of Africa Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2018

Thank you for your wonderful review and in particular mentioning that we were on time, we take pride in the professional service we deliver!

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Reviewed 27 November 2017

If you plan to visit Lesotho, why stop at Sani Pass? there are a lot of places to visit, and things to do else in Lesotho...And, why not do a visit using those who knows this best? Agents from "Roof of Africa Tours" are the...More

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EmileVDH, Owner at Roof of Africa Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2017

What a privilege to receive such an amazing review, we're truly happy that we could tailor the tour to your exact requirements!

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Tracey O
16 August 2017|
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Response from EmileVDH | Property representative |
Hi, Thanks for your enquiry! The cost from Underberg/Himeville for our Sani Pass Day Trip is R780. Unfortunately, Uitzicht Game Lodge is very far away from us and I'd suggest you plan an overnight nearer by for this day... More
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tekkie1
26 January 2017|
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Response from EmileVDH | Property representative |
Hi, Thanks for your enquiry! The pensioners discount is 10% off the listed price of the tour.
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