Lesotho Heritage Tour

Lesotho Heritage Tour

$672 (Per Adult)

$336 (Per Child)

$168 (Per Adult) / Day

$84 (Per Child) / Day

(Includes)

  • Transport
  • Accomodation
  • Sightseeing

Duration4 day(s)

LocationLesotho

Start PointMaseru Airport

End PointMaseru Airport

AvailabilityJul 17 , 2018 to Dec 31 , 2022

Summary

This Tour is a Cultural tour where you will be interacting with local people at the villages and also adventure tour doing hikes.

Activities

  • Boat Cruise
  • Fishing
  • General Photography
  • Hiking
  • Horse riding
  • Landscape photography
  • Sailing
  • Culture

Physical Condition

  • Normal Physical Condition

Connectivity

  • WiFi and phone coverage at some lodges

Day-by-day Description

Day 1THABA-BOSIU AND KOME

Activities Included

General Photography Hiking Landscape photography Culture

On arrival the group immediately jumps into the bus and heads to Kome Cave dwellings built in the 19th century and still lived in by the cannibal descendants. The caves have been carefully restored and a visitor’s Centre has been attached to the site. They have been declared a National Heritage site. The journey then continues to Thaba-Bosiu, this is where Basotho nation was born. The name Thaba Bosiu means the ‘Mountain at Night’. This is where you will get a cultural and heritage experience. HIGHLIGHTS OF THABA-BOSIU AND KOME • Visit to the caves to explore indigenous people lifestyle • Village walks to interact with locals • Hiking to the top of the Mountain, to Visit to the royal graves • Basotho cultural village

Location

Thaba Bosiu, Lesotho

Travel Time: 6 hrs

Day 2SEMONKONG- MALETSUNYANE FALLS

Activities Included

General Photography Hiking Horse riding Landscape photography Sailing Culture

After breakfast, the team proceeds 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 explored through the rugged mountains of Lesotho with experienced guides via Roma for bird watching and Ramabanta to see the cultural village. On their arrival, we will enjoy the mouth-watering lunch at Semonkong Lodge before they take a tour to the waterfall. Basotho ponies will be on standby for those who would prefer to pony trek to Maletsunyane falls 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 grilled and served on the braai evening back in Maseru the same night. HIGHLIGHTS OF SEMONKONG • Fishing • Pony-trekking (optional) • Swimming • Bushman Rock Art site visits. • Abseiling (optional) • Leisure rides back to the village to interact with locals • Maletsunyane Falls

Location

Maletsunyane Falls, Lesotho

Travel Time: 6 hrs

Day 3MOHALE DAM

Activities Included

Boat Cruise Fishing Hiking Horse riding Culture

A hearty breakfast at the lodge and then series of outdoor adventures starts where the group embarks on an road experience through the highlands of Lesotho to travel to Mohale Dam, part of the Lesotho Highlands water project. Frequent stops en route to allow for photographs to be taken of this spectacular landscape and mountain passes. On arrival a dam tour will be embarked and the boat will be ready to take those who would love to experience a trip over Lesotho’s fresh and cleanest waters. HIGHLIGHTS OF MOHALE • Tour of the Interpretive Centre. • Boating (Optional) • Visit to a local village for a journey through the evolution of architecture and life in rural Lesotho. • Pony trekking (Optional) • Fishing

Location

Mohale Dam, Lesotho

Travel Time: 7 hrs

Day 4MORIJA (HALF DAY)

The tour will finish off by visiting Morija, named after the biblical Mt. Moriah. Morija has maintained the magic that first attracted the missionaries. It is the only forested village in Lesotho, with every road lined with trees, some of which dating back more than a century. Hidden between the trees is the historic ‘mother church’, as well as the schools, the printing works, the hospital, the museum and other institutions established by the missionaries. HIGHLIGHTS OF MORIJA • Museum and Archives • Historical sites • Morija Church • Printing works • Dinosaur Footprints

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

  • Transfer

Location

Morija, Lesotho

Travel Time: 4 hrs

Offical Visa Regulations and Health Requirements

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$672 - $336 Duration: 4 day(s)

Destination

Lesotho