Introduction to Golden Sansam farming
Golden Sansam can be gathered by herbalists with a minimum skill level of 260. It likes to grow near objects, like ruins, large trees or walls. This is one of the reasons why Azshara and Un’Goro Crater are great zones for Golden Sansam farming. Another Opportunity in these zones is that you can also gather lots of Dreamfoil here. Check out this detailed guide on Dreamfoil farming, if you are interested.
Golden Sansam farming, and herb gathering in general, is quite lucrative in Azshara. while it is not quite as high level as Winterspring for example, it has many of the high level herbs, especially Mountian Silversage, Dreamfoil and, of course, Golden Sansam.
Because the mobs in this zone are not as high level, it makes it easier for a level 60 player to kill the mobs near ruins or object, where Golden Sansam usually spawns. Here’s a route which encompasses most of the spawn locations:
Just like Azshara, Un’Goro Crater is not quite at the high-end of the level cap. There are more dangers here, though, for example the elite Devilsaurs. They might be interesting to you, if you have Skinning as your second profession, since they drop Devilsaur Leather when skinned.
For this route, you want to alternate between the two circles, in order to get the most out of the zone and your time. Once you have completed a full circuit of both of them, many of the first herbs will already have respawned. Here it is: