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Sani Pass and Lesotho Day Tour from Durban

Sani Pass and Lesotho Day Tour from Durban

By Thompson's Touring & Safaris - Day Tours
per adult
Lowest price guaranteeFree cancellation

Ages 0-99, max of 12 per group
Duration: 12h
Start time: Check availability
Mobile ticket
Live guide: English

  • Lunch
  • Driver/guide
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
What's not included
  • Gratuities
  • Drinks

Start:Multiple pickup locations offered.
    Pickup details
    • Hotel pick-up commences between 6:30am and 6:45am
    Hotel pickup offered
    During checkout you will be able to select from the list of included hotels.
      End:This activity ends back at the meeting point.

        • Not wheelchair accessible
        • Stroller accessible
        • Service animals allowed
        • Near public transportation
        • Infants must sit on laps
        If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 6173P9

        • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
        • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
        • Minimum numbers apply. Minimum of two people to guarantee departure. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
        • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
        • You MUST confirm and obtain any visa requirements prior to Lesotho border crossing. All visa requirements are the sole responsibility of the traveler
        • Please note: hotels located in Umhlanga and Ballito are not included in the hotel pick up list
        • Please note: pickup reconfirmation is required upon booking, please refer to voucher for further details
        • Most travelers can participate
        • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
        • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers

        • If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
        • If you cancel at least 3 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.

        How much is Sani Pass and Lesotho Day Tour from Durban?
        Sani Pass and Lesotho Day Tour from Durban price starts from $228.32. Discover and book Sani Pass and Lesotho Day Tour from Durban on Tripadvisor
        What is the Sani Pass and Lesotho Day Tour from Durban cancellation policy?
        Sani Pass and Lesotho Day Tour from Durban cancellation policy: If you cancel at least 3 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee. Discover and book Sani Pass and Lesotho Day Tour from Durban on Tripadvisor
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