Navigating the Sani Pass - the Mother of all South African Mountain Passes
Nestled between the town of Underberg in the West of Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa and the Mokhotlong of Lesotho, Avis Best Roads brings you the Holy Grail of South Africa’s mountain passes. Sani Pass has become the icon of adventure leading travelers to an elevation of 2,876m placing this gem at the summit of mountain passes throughout South Africa.
No other province in South Africa is blessed with a diverse range of mountains as the kingdom of Zulus. From the beautiful coastline of the Indian Ocean and the peaks of the Drakensburg Mountains to the lush greens of the Valley of a Thousand Hills. Kwa-Zulu Natal’s geographically diverse topography with spectacular scenic beauty and an abundance of wildlife, pays homage to this province. This makes Kwa-Zulu Natal one of the most culturally diverse locations and one of South Africa’s Best Roads to Drive.
This gravel pass possesses a challenge for any 4x4 enthusiast as you experience the gorgeous mountain scenery with a bulk of the Drakensburg Mountains forming a picturesque backdrop of this high altitude adventure. Being Mzansi’s steepest pass, Sani Pass comprises of a series of hairpin bends which are estimated at 180 degrees therefore, maximum concentration is required when tackling this route. Renting the perfect 4x4 to scale this pass from Avis will give you a luxurious experience on the majestic Sani Pass.
Embarking on the country’s most exhilarating mountain has its pleasures. South Africa encompasses over 600 scenic passes where one can enjoy the spectacular scenic topographical beauty of our country’s nine provinces; Sani Pass being one of the most unique and memorable mountain passes in South Africa.
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