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Morija/ Malealea/ Quthing Tour

Country: Lesotho
City: Quthing
Duration: 3 Day(s) - 2 Night(s)
Tour Category: Museum Tours
Departure Date: Thu 01 Jan '99
Tags : Matseng

Package Itinerary

Lesotho Overland - 2 Nights / 3 Days

Day 1: All meals-own cost!

After breakfast, the group 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 get in our vehicle and head to Quthing via Mohale’s Hoek where we will make a stopover to visit the famous Motlejoa Caves and have a view of the town. The road will then continue along the Mt Moorosi road to Quthing, overlooking magnificent sandstone gorges. We will make a stopover for dinner and overnight at a local hotel. This is a full day’s drive during which you can see dinosaur footprints and Ellenberger’s cave house. Lake Letsie on the out-skirts of Quthing will be visited to complete our tour.

Overnight at Mountain Lodge.

Day 3: Breakfast.

After breakfast, we depart for Maseru where the tour will end.

Or an additional night can be added and the following day be transferred to Maseru airport!

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)
  • Pony trekking
  • Visit to Bushmen paintings,
  • Rock pools,
  • Waterfalls and gorge walks are plentiful.
  • Ellenberger’s cave house
  • Dinosaur Footrrints
  • Motlejoa Caves
  • Lake Letsie

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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