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Semonkong/ Katse Tour

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Lesotho 4x4 Overland 3 Nights / 4 Days Day 1: All Meals -Own Cost! After breakfast, we depart for Semonkong via Roma, the home of National University of Lesotho where we will stop for view of . .
Country: Lesotho
City: Thaba- Tseka
Duration: 5 Day(s) - 4 Night(s)
Tour Category: Nature Tours
Departure Date: Thu 01 Jan '99
Package Itinerary

Lesotho 4x4 Overland 3 Nights / 4 Days

Day 1: All Meals -Own Cost!

After breakfast, we depart for 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 2: Breakfast.

After breakfast, the group will jump into the vehicle and start with their journey going to Mohale Dam (part of the Lesotho Highlands water project) where we will embark on some spectacular activities such as boating and dam tour. Mouth watering lunch will be ready as soon as we get to Mohale lodge where we will rest after a long day filled with fun and adventure. Frequent stops en route to allow for photographs to be taken of this spectacular landscape and mountain passes.

Overnight at Mohale Lodge.

Day 3: Breakfast.

Early in the morning after a hearty breakfast, we continue with our journey going up the mountain passes which will take us into Katse dam. On arrival, we take a scenic tour to the dam. The view of Katse Dam is incredible as the flooded valleys go on for 45km. Guided tour of the dam, visiting the information office and the Katse Botanical Garden will be arranged. Boating can also be explored-if operational. After long enjoyable day of fun and lots of sceneric picture taking, we rest and enjoy dinner at Katse Dam.

Overnight at Katse Dam.

Day 4: Breakfast.

As we depart to Maseru where the tour will end after breakfast, we will make a stopover at Leribe for a series of activities and art craft shopping.

Overnight at Botleng Lodge.

Day 5: Transfer to Maseru airport.


Highlights of the Tour

National University of Lesotho

Bird watching

Pony trekking


Dinosaur Footprints

Cultural Village

Maletsunyane Falls

Rock Paintings

Qiloane Waterfalls

Rural Village

Mohale Information Center

Mohale dam

Scenic Mountain Pass

Bird Watching

Nature Reserve

Katse Dam Information Centre



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.


All accommodations and Meals Indicated
Airport transfers x 2
Durban Airport Transfers
2 Airport Transfers Maseru
Driver/Guide Fees


Personal Expenses & Insurance
Beverages & Alcohol
All Entry Fees
Tips to Guide
Transport in 4x4 vehicle

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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