Sani Pass Lesotho Retreat

Sani Pass Lesotho Retreat
The mighty Drakensberg – Sani Pass Tour – Lunch at the Highest Pub in Africa, Lesotho 

 Join our scheduled departures:
11-13 May 2022
Minimum 6 guests per departure. Bookings close 8 weeks prior to travel


Premier Resort Sani Pass is a stunning resort in the Southern Drakensberg nestled at the foot of the Pass and on the banks of the Mkhomazana River with its fresh water coming straight from the Drakensberg Mountains, 19km from Underberg. Ezemvelo Nature Reserve surrounding the resort is populated by Eland and plenty of walking, hiking and biking trails.

Your stay will include a most enjoyable Sani Pass Day Tour into Lesotho which starts at 1544m and rises 1332 vertical meters to summit at 2876m. The zig-zagging gravel mountain pass with steep slopes never fails to thrill and when you summit you will have extraordinary views down into the valleys. You are in for a fun and heart-racing trip! Once at the Top of the Sani Pass – enjoy lunch at the Highest Pub in Africa – The Sani Mountain Lodge. Your adventure is only beginning. After lunch you visit a Basotho village and interact with the local mountain Basotho folk and hear stories of Lesotho and its incredible people.

“I found the holiday well organized and most enjoyable. Many thanks to our host Derek for his care and attention to everyone” Julie.

Sani Pass Hosted Retirement Retreat

Hosted Retirement Retreats Sani Pass HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Stay at the stunning Sani Pass Hotel Premier Resort in the Southern Drakensberg nestled at the foot of Sani Pass
  • On-site activities include Swimming, Chess, Snooker, Table Tennis, Croquet, Petanque, Volleyball, a Poker table, Putt-Putt, Fly Fishing and Bass Fishing
  • Spa with inspirational views
  • Luxury rooms with breathtaking views of the Drakensberg Mountains
  • Unforgettable Sani Pass Day Tour into Lesotho, a world heritage site, once a rough mule trail descending the Eastern Highlands of old
  • Basutoland into Natal, allowing Basotho folk to transport their wool and goods
  • The zig-zagging gravel mountain pass with steep slopes, was constructed around 1950, and it never fails to thrill
  • Extraordinary views from the Sani Pass summit
  • Lunch at the top of the Sani Pass at the Highest Pub in Africa, the Sani Mountain Lodge
  • A cultural experience – visit a Basotho village and interact with the local Basotho folk who live a harsh existence in this rugged land
  • Photograph the iconic Lesotho conical straw hat & purchase decorative woven bowls made by the women
  • Your experienced mountain guide will fascinate you with stories of Lesotho and its incredible people – the hardy mountainous Basotho folk
  • See the Basotho Pony, an integral part of life for the local population, traced back from he Cape horse which formed the foundation stock first appearing in Lesotho +/-1825, captured from the Zulu and later from the Boers
  • Includes all meals, teas & coffees

Hosted Retirement Retreats travelling with Africa Memories Travel


  • You don’t need to drive yourself – Door to door service provided – your Africa Memories Travel host and driver, collect you from your home in our comfy vehicle with trailer (transfers include vehicle, driver, fuel, toll fees, water, refreshment stop, comfort stops, snacks)
  • You aren’t travelling alone or unaided – Trustworthy, dedicated, caring host accompanies you throughout
  • You are safe – Qualified, knowledgeable guides & drivers
  • No big groups – we offer small, customised group getaways
  • There are no hidden costs
  • Memorable experiences – we always go the extra mile to make your stay extra special
  • Meet new people or bring your friends
  • Join our scheduled departures or we will work around your dates & destination
  • Retreats are only invoiced once the group is filled with the minimum required number of guests

Sani Pass Hosted Retirement Retreat

YOUR TOTAL INVESTMENT – Hosted Retirement Retreat Sani Pass :

11-13 May 2022  R 8 444.00  R 10 296.00

Includes:  Road transfers including vehicle, driver, fuel, toll fees, waters and snacks, tea/coffee refreshment stop; Dedicated, caring Africa Memories Travel host; 2 nights’ accommodation in a superior room at Premier Resort Sani Pass including all meals, teas & coffees; Full day Sani Pass Tour including transport, lunch and a drink at the Sani Mountain Lodge, visit to a Basotho village.

Excludes: All beverages consumed from the bar; Laundry; Items of a personal nature; Spa Treatments; Travel insurance; Gratuities; Activities other than specified; Increases in prices beyond our control.

Note: One transfer vehicle will transport guests and your Africa Memories Travel Host. Larger guests (100+ kg) that may need to occupy more than 1 seat – a supplement may apply – it is important you let us know this information at the time of booking to ensure everyone’s comforts are ensured. Transfer rates are subject to change without prior notice due to fuel prices and/or alternative outsourced hire vehicles. Transfers are based on pick up from your home en route Upper Highway / Howick to your destination. Should pick-ups be outside of the direct route, a supplement may apply. You do need to be physically able to get in and out of the vehicles, with the aid of steps and your host to assist you, and you will need to be able to walk with/without walking aids for short distances to/from your room and the lodge / hotel and navigate uneven ground and steps. Please do let us know of any physical challenges at the time of booking.

NB: You will need a valid passport (it must be valid for at least 6 months) to travel into Lesotho. A negative Covid-19 certificate is required to travel – this if for your own account at R300 CASH per person on the day for a rapid test unless have a valid test on hand.


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