4. From Durban: 2-Day Lesotho Guided Trip with Lodging & Meals
It’s the perfect mix of nature, culture and history; enjoy Lesotho’s natural flora and fauna, driving past Lesotho’s highest peak, dive into the culture of the Basotho people in this historical trading post and take a peek into history by getting to see the beautiful old buildings that pack lots of history into this small village. Lesotho is the only country in the world that is in its entirety above 1000m in elevation, making this an experience that you cannot enjoy anywhere else in the world! This tour ticks all these boxes – nature, culture and history – all in Lesotho, all in one day.
We pick you up from your accommodation in Durban.
We arrive in Undeberg, grab a coffee and head up into Lesotho for the day.
We head up to the highest pass in South Africa, Sani Pass. We travel through Himeville to the World Heritage Site of the uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park, following the Mkomazana River up the scenic Sani Valley to the South African Border Post (border formalities) and the Lesotho Border.
After the Lesotho border formalities at the top of Sani Pass, we climb even further into the Lesotho highlands, all the way to the top of the Black Mountain pass.
At the top of Black Mountain Pass we get a chance to leave our vehicle, climb a short distance to a beautiful viewpoint of Thabana Ntlenyana.
We arrive in the town of Mokhotlong and enjoy lunch together
We visit a cultural Basotho village OR go horse-rinding into the Lesotho Highlands
We make our back to Sani Pass.
We watch the sun go down on the top of Black Mountain Pass before making our way to overnight accommodation
After a hearty breakfast, we join up with you again for day two’s activities.
Choose between a visit to a cultural village, a hike at the top of Sani Pass or Come back down the pass to explore the villages of Underberg and Himeville and its museum.
We arrive back in Underberg, in time for lunch, if you aren’t in a hurry we’ll choose the best spot in Underberg to have lunch together.
Head back to Durban.