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10 Day Round Tour

10 Day Round Tour Packages
Country: Lesotho
City: Maseru
Duration: 10 Day(s) - 9 Night(s)
Tour Category: Culture Tours
Departure Date: Thu 01 Jan '99

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USD 2,200 / Per Person

Package Itinerary

Day 1- Maseru City

Pick up at Maseru airport and do an orientation tour of Maseru city and then a relaxed evening at the hotel.

Day 2- Malealea via Morija

After breakfast, the group will take a 45min drive to the Morija museum (where cultural items, historical artifacts, and archives are kept). The tour will then continue to Malealea (a pony trekking center in Lesotho). On arrival at Malealea, the group will embark on the day's 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. The group will take a pony ride to nearby waterfalls.

The group will be entertained by the local band over a relaxed evening next to the campfire while dinner is being served.

Overnight the Malealea Lodge.

Day 3- Semonkong via Roma

The group will enjoy a hearty breakfast at Malealea Lodge, then the group immediately jumps into the 4×4 bakkie and heads to Semonkong known as ‘The Place of Smoke’. The place boasts the spectacular Maletsunyane Falls which thunder from a height of 206m, as one of the highest single-drop waterfalls in Africa. The journey will be explored through the rugged mountains of Lesotho with experienced guides.

On their arrival, the team will have a short walk into the village and a series of outdoor adventures. Basotho ponies will be on standby to take the group to Maletsunyane falls and trek along the rugged terrain. The group will have a chance to hike to the bottom of the waterfall where swimming and Trout fishing can be enjoyed. Trout will be served for dinner and overnight at the Semonkong lodge.

Day 4- Mohale via Ramabanta

After breakfast, we leave Semonkong and embark on an off-road experience in the Ramabanta valley and visit the Cultural Village. After this thrilling experience, then travel to Mohale Dam, (part of the Lesotho Highlands water project) where we will embark on some spectacular activities such as boating and dam tours.

Frequent stops en-route allow for photographs to be taken of this spectacular landscape and mountain passes. Mouth wetting lunch will then be served at Mohale Lodge before we tackle a road trip leading to Katse Dam. Relaxed evening, dinner, and overnight at Katse Lodge.

Day 5- Katse Dam

Enjoy a hearty breakfast at the lodge and take a scenic tour of the dam. The view of Katse Dam is incredible as the flooded valleys go on for 45km. Boating and a guided tour of the dam wall and Katse Botanical Garden will be arranged.

The afternoon will be used to tackle the tarred road going into Mokhotlong, the home of Thabana Ntlenyana, the highest point in southern Africa. Mokhotlong has been called the most remote town in Southern Africa. Enjoy the remoteness, highs, and lows of the rugged terrain as you traverse this mountainous landscape. A warm dinner will be served overnight at Mokhotlong Hotel.

Day 6- Sani Pass

Enjoy a hot breakfast at Mokhotlong hotel, and then we pass on to Sani Top. Once at the top of the Sani Pass, we enjoy lunch at the Highest Pub in Africa – The Sani Top Chalet- 2874 meters, above sea level. After lunch, the tour continues into a living Basotho village, where our experienced mountain guide will interest you in Lesotho and its people – the hardy mountainous Basotho folk. We then head up Black Mountain for a short walk to view Thabana Ntlenyana from a distance. After a day full of adventure and adrenaline rush, we spend the night at Sani Top Chalet.

Day 7- Sehlabathebe National Park-if open!

After a good night's rest and hot breakfast, we depart Lesotho and enter South Africa via the Sani Pass...

Lunch stop in Eastern Cape and re-enter Lesotho via the Quachas Nek border post.

Overnight at Letloepe Lodge.

Day 8- Maseru via Quthing

After a restful night, we have a mouth-watering breakfast at Sehlaba-Thebe; explore the scenery for the entire morning. The journey will then continue through the remote Lesotho areas into Quthing where we will visit the caves and dinosaur footprints before taking the afternoon drive of town exploration and interaction with villagers. Dinner and overnight at Orange River Hotel.

Day 09- Malealea

Depart after breakfast and travel over the Orange River or Senqu River, as known in Lesotho.

Overnight at Malealea Lodge.

Day 10- Departure

Departure after breakfast for Maseru airport.

END OF tour!

Costing is a per person rate, based on a minimum of 2 people!

Included in the Package:

4×4 Transport

Tour guide

Accommodation for 9 nights

Breakfast for 9 days

Dinner for 9 nights

Pony trekking in Malealea

Excluded in the Package:

Lunch

Items of personal use

Entrance fees

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