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USD 600

Malealea/ Semonkong Tour

Country: Lesotho
City: Mafeteng
Duration: 3 Day(s) - 2 Night(s)
Tour Category: Heritage Tours
Departure Date: Thu 01 Jan '99

Package Itinerary

Lesotho Overland -2 Nights/ 3 Days

Day 1: All meals-own cost!

After breakfast or pickup at Maseru airport, we will take a 45min drive to Morija museum (where cultural items, historical artifacts and archives are kept) via Matsieng, where the royal family originates. The group will then take a 15min drive to Morija, a historic destination where cultural items, historical artifacts and archives are kept. Morija has the oldest church in the country.

The tour will then continue to Malealea (a pony trekking centre in Lesotho). On arrival at Malealea, the group will embark on the day village activities such as visiting the local school and taking a tour through the village where they will interact with the local villagers. The famous traditional Sangoma (traditional healer/herbalist) will also be visited for consultation. Basotho ponies will be on stand by for those who want to explore the nearby waterfalls on a horse ride. The local band can also be arranged for evening entertainment while dinner is being served.

Overnight at Malealea Lodge.

Day 2: Breakfast.

After breakfast, we jump into our car to Semonkong via Roma, the home of National University of Lesotho where we will stop for view of the university. Without wasting much time in this small city, we pass on and travel through the rugged roads of Lesotho while taking scenery photos along the way as we head to Semonkong, known as “A place of Smoke”. Semonkong is a home of Maletsunyane Falls, the highest single drop waterfall in the whole of Southern Africa at 204m.As soon as we get to Semonkong, we enjoy lunch at the lodge. After lunch, we start with a series of outdoor activities such as visiting the Maletsunyane Falls, a village, etc. Local entertainment can then be arranged such as a local choir.

Overnight at Semonkong lodge.

Day 3: Breakfast.

After breakfast, we depart for Maseru/ Airport where the tour ends!

Costing is a per person rate ,at minimum 2 people!

Highlights of the tour

Museum and Archives

Morija Church

Scott hospital (birth place of the reigning King of Lesotho)

Dinosaur footprints

Cultural artifacts (Basotho hat, traditional attire)

Visit to Bushmen paintings,

Rock pools,

Waterfalls and gorge walks are plentiful.

National University of Lesotho

Bird watching

Caves

Cultural Village

Maletsunyane Falls

Fishing

END OF TOUR !

The cost is for minmum of 2 people,at a per person rate!

Valid Passports Essential

Please advise your Nationality, as Lesotho has Visas restrictions on certain countries.

Included: Excluded:

Accommodation & meals as indicated Personal expenses & Insurances

Mineral water Beverages & Alcohol

Transport in 4x4 vehicle All entry fees

Driver/guide fees Tips to Guides

2x Airport Transfers Sleeping bags

General Information - Lesotho Overland Tours

Every guest on tour is entering a rural and unspoiled African terrain. Therefore it is necessary to travel with a flexible and tolerant mind.

Accommodations, bathroom facilities and meals are at most places very basic, simple and rustic.

Most lunch stops base on packed lunches or picnic meals.

There are no toilet facilities on route or very seldom.

We reserve the right to alter any routes or itineraries should circumstances, like weather, road conditions, unforeseen obstacles, etc. so demand.

Some accommodations use generators for the supply of electricity, which switches off at 22:00, and gas geysers for hot water supply.

Please note Katse Dam Lodge has 8x doubles, 6x singles + flats that can accommodate 12 people, two share bathroom e.g room 1 & 2 share bathroom etc.

Please bring soft bags only for this trip.

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