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USD 250

Maletsunyane Waterfall Tour

Country: Lesotho
City: Semonkong
Duration: 1 Day(s) - 0 Night(s)
Tour Category: Full Day Tours

Package Itinerary

Depart from Maseru Hotel or Maeru airport at 07H30 , for Semonkong lodge.Lunch at Semonkong lodger and depart with a pony trek to the Maletsuynae waterfall.

Which is a 204 meter single drop and the duration is 3 hours.

Along the way ,youll be interacting ,with the local population.

In the afternoon return to Maseru Hotel.

NB-Abseiling ,can only be done,if accpeting the 2 Nights/ 3 Days itinerary!

Proceed along winding, ascending 2.750m high Thaba Putswa range of mountains, which dominates the range in the north. On tar road we drive past mountains of white sandstone to Roma. The city is the principal center of the Roman Catholic Church in Lesotho and since 1964 the site of the National University of Lesotho. Roma was found in 1862 when King Moshoeshoe granted the site to Bishop Allard and Father Gerard to Semonkong known as ‘The Place of Smoke’. The place boasts the spectacular Maletsunyane Falls which thunder from a height of 204m, as one of the highest /longest single drop waterfalls in Africa. The journey will explored through the rugged mountains of Lesotho with experienced guides via Roma. A scenic drive through bushy landscape, small forests and farmland dotted with picturesque villages. Along the road dense bushes and shrubs used by the locals for medical purposes, e.g. the “Wild Als Bush” is a remedy for Asthma and Flu or the “Chi/Chi Bush” (Old Wood Bush) for stomach problems. On the roadside basalt stone with hardened volcanic bubbles. We descend the pass to a view point at 1.860m to look down to the awesome valley. An exciting journey high over the summit of the Thaba Putswa Range via Makheka’s Pass and across the basalt moorland roof 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 wild flowers. Basotho ponies will be on standby for those who would prefer to pony trek to Maletsunyane falls along the rugged terrain. The clients will have a chance to hike to the bottom of the waterfall where swimming and Trout fishing can be enjoyed?

Lunch at Semonkong Lodge. After lunch we proceed to view the Maletsunyana Falls-called the Place of Smoke.

Activities available for own account :

1 Horse riding to the Maletsunyane Waterfall - 2 hour ride.

2.Hiking to the Maletsunyane Waterfall - 3 hours.

3.Mountain Biking to the Maletsunyane Watefall -2 hours.

4.After lunch a Donkey ride can be undertaken, visiting Semonkong Village with the local guide - 2-3 hours.




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Entrance fees

Pony Trekking or Hiking Guide


Items of personal use

Hotel expenses

Breakfast & Dinner

Airport Transfers can be arranged- additional cost!

**Cost is based on a per person rate!

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