BAVIAANSKLOOF LESOTHO GARDEN ROUTE / KLEIN KAROO WILD COAST WINTERBERG


LESOTHO NINE DAY GETAWAY

 

Rolling Hills

DAY ONE
Depart Port Elizabeth 09h00. Enjoy a drive along the Sunshine Coast for lunch and a game drive at Inkwenkwezi private game park. Sundowners on the spectacular cliffs of Morgans Bay. Over night at Morgans Bay on the Wild Coast.

Maletsunyane

DAY TWO
Fond farewell to the Wild Coast and depart for the spectacular Drakensberg Mountains. Overnight in Himeville at the foot of the famous Sani Pass.

Sani Pass

DAY THREE
Tackle the challenge of the 4 x 4 drive up the Sani Pass into the mountain Kingdom of Lesotho. Enjoy the view and drink in the “Highest Pub in Africa”. Follow the” Roof of Africa” route over the highest motorable pass in Africa at 3255m. Overnight at the New Oxbow Lodge.

Cave

DAY FOUR
Complete the” Roof of Africa” route to Katse Dam with a stop at the historical Liphofung Caves where King Moshaeshae “the Great” hid during the local tribal wars and where the San and other Stone Age people left many archeological deposits of implements and rock art. Overnight at Katse Dam.

Katse Dam

DAY FIVE
Visit the info centre at Katse Dam to find out more about the dam and Lesotho Highlands Water project and then proceed on a tour into the heart of the Dam wall itself.
Enjoy the drive on the highland roads of Lesotho to Mohale Dam, the second dam in the Highlands water scheme completed so far. Overnight at Mohale Lodge.

God Help Me Pass

DAY SIX
After the “God Help Me Pass” we will briefly visit the capital of Lesotho, Maseru, and then drive through the university town of Roma to overnight at the “Place of Smoke” deep in the heart of the Maluti mountains, Semonkong Lodge.

Semonkong

DAY SEVEN
Pony trek on Basotho ponies or drive to the Maletsunyane Falls which is the highest single drop fall in Southern Africa. An optional extra is an abseil down the falls at 200m it is the highest commercial abseil in the World (Booked in advance). Try your hand at fly fishing for wild river trout if you wish !! Overnight at Semonkong Lodge.

Pony Trekking

DAY EIGHT
Depart for Malealea Lodge . Pony trek on Basotho ponies or drive to view the rock art of the early inhabitants of the mountain kingdom. Visit the arts and craft centre of the local village people and enjoy their song and dance at sunset. Overnight at Malealea Lodge.

  DAY NINE
Depart for Port Elizabeth via Aliwal North and Cradock to arrive in P E at 17h30

WE OFFER :

  • 5 to 10 night getaways to Lesotho

  • Highest commercial abseil in the world

  • Pony trekking on Basuto pony’s

  • Fly fishing getaways

     
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