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Lesotho- Pony Trekking Tour

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

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USD 850 / Per Person

Package Itinerary

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

Day 1: All Meals Included!

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

Day2: All Meals-Included!

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, and walk to the bottom of the Ribaneng waterfall.

Overnight: Rural Village.

Day3: All Meals-Included!

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 Included!

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 of the valley with farmlands.

The grassland around is dotted with the yellow flowers of Euryops, the white Arum Lilies, the bright red and yellow colors 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 Included!

Depart for Maseru Airport.

Breakfast on the verandah or in the restaurant of the lodge and view 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 is the Thaba Telle mountain (2.530m), which is climbed by mountaineers, and 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 at Maseru airport.

Tour Ends!

Valid Passports are Essential!

Included:

All Accommodations
All Meals
2x Airport Transfers
Driver Guide
Pony Trekking Guide
Pack Horse to carry luggage and food supplies

Excluded:

Personal Insurances + Expenses
Tips to Guides
All Alcoholic + Soft Drinks
Entry Fees

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