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Oxbow/ Sani Pass Tour

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

Package Itinerary

Lesotho Overland 2 Nights/ 3 Days

Day 1: All meals-own cost!

This tour takes us into Leribe district via the small town of TY, a home of the handicrafts centres. After shopping in TY, we continue with our journey to the place of the Major Bells Tower in Leribe, the fortifications that were built by the British at the end of the 1870s and were besieged but not captured during the Gun War of 1880. The Tower is still largely intact. Visitors can see an interesting primitive statue of a European in front of a nearby local administration office.More crafts centres in the Leribe district will also be visited for variety and to be spoiled for choice.The tour continues to the heritage site to see the Dinosaur Footprints. We then depart to the Oxbow via Liphofung which translates “place of the eland”. We will visit Liphofung caves en route. The journey then continues to Oxbow.

Overnight at Oxbow Lodge.

Day 2:Breakfast.

Early in the morning after breakfast, we jump into our vehicle and continue with our journey heading to Sani Pass, a torturous zig-zagged road that was originally a bridle trail for pack animals and was opened up to vehicle transport in the 1950's. The Sani Pass is the gateway to Lesotho’s Roof of Africa circuit that links the spectacular scenery of the Drakensberg with the attractions of Northern Lesotho. We will enjoy lunch at the Highest Pub in Southern Africa (2874 meters)

Overnight at Sani-Top Chalets/ Sani Mountain Lodge- the Highest Pub in Africa-2874 meters above Sea Level.

Day 3: Breakfast.

After breakfast and exit Lesotho via the Famous Sani Pass,back into South Africa and be transferred down to Durban airport.


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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