Exploring Tourism in Lesotho
icon Worldwideicon
Travel Activities Details
Price Per Person

USD 850

Lesotho- Pony Trekking Tour

Country: Lesotho
City: Maseru
Duration: 4 Day(s) - 3 Night(s)
Tour Category: Pony Trekking

Package Itinerary

Lesotho Pony Trekking/Horse Riding- 3Nights / 4Days

Day 1: All meals-own cost!

Pickup early morning +- 07H30 from Lodge in Port Elizabeth and transfer to Maseru. Arrival late afternoon at Malealea Lodge.

Day2: All meals-Excluded.

Depart after breakfast, with a packhorse and local guide. The pony trek will be+- 7 hours (21kms). There is a café selling cold beer and drinks at Ha Lebona about halfway. Leave gear in the hut, walk to the bottom of the Ribaneng waterfall.

Overnight: Rural Village.

Day3: All meals-Excluded.

Return to the lodge. Insist on the circular route back to Malealea, i.e. a slightly different route alongside the Ribaneng river. The duration of the hike is about 4-5 hours return, depending on one’s fitness!

Overnight at Malealea Lodge.

Day 3- All meals-own cost!

After a hearty breakfast, we get ready for an exciting journey high over the summit of the Thaba Putswa Range via Makheka’s Pass and across the basalt moorland of Southern Africa to Semonkong, the Place of Smoke. View stop at 2.260m before we reach the summit of the Makheka’s Pass with 2.860m. Panoramic views to the valley with farmlands.

The grassland around is dotted with the yellow flowers of Euryops, the white Arum Lilies, the bright red and yellow colours of the Red-Hot Pokers and plenty of other wildflowers. Packed lunch on route. The road pass becomes very rugged before and after the summit.

In the afternoon visit the spectacular Maletsunyane Falls or the following morning! By mountain bike/pony or by hiking-duration=3 hours round trip! The longest single drop waterfall in Southern Africa (204m).

Dinner at the lodge.

Overnight: Semonkong Lodge, Semonkong.

Day 4: All meals-own cost!

Depart for Maseru Airport.

Breakfast on the verandah or in the restaurant of the lodge and viewing of the Maletsunyane Falls. Thereafter we travel on the tar road to Roma. We climb steadily to the top of the Nkesi’s Pass (2.010m), from where a superb view of the 3.096m, Thaba Putswa Range can be seen. Just before Roma, the road loses altitude and we drive through spectacular white sandstone rocks and valleys. Nearby the Thaba Telle mountain (2.530m), which is climbed by mountaineers and it is told it is not an easy one. Lunch on route. The city of Roma is the principal center of the Roman Catholic Church in Lesotho and since 1964 the site of the National University of Lesotho. Roma was founded in 1862 when King Moshoeshoe granted the site to Bishop Allard and Father Gerard.

Arrival Maseru airport.

Tour Ends!

Valid Passports Essential!

Contact Back

Check out similar Travel Activities

Popular PlacesPopular Places In Lesotho