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Sani Pass and Lesotho Private Day Tour from Durban
"Experience the magnificent Drakensberg Mountains and the spectacular scenery as you wind your way up the historic Sani Pass and into Lesotho – land of the ‘People of the Blanket’.After an early morning collection from your hotel travel inland past Pietermaritzburg and through the Natal Midlands. Arrive at the foothills of the Southern Drakensberg and board a 4x4 vehicle. Travel up the steep and spectacular Sani Pass up into the ‘Roof of Africa’. As you rise over the escarpment you cross over into the Mountainous Kingdom of Lesotho.Enjoy the opportunity of visiting a traditional Basotho village and learn about the local people’s traditions and way of life. Ta""Experience the magnificent Drakensberg Mountains and the spectacular scenery as you wind your way up the historic Sani Pass and into Lesotho – land of the ‘People of the Blanket’.title=Highlights&1=Sani+Pass+and+Lesotho+Private+Day+Tour+from+Durban&2=Experience+the+beauty+of+the+Drakensberg+Mountains&3=Navigate+picturesque+mountain+scenery+with+your+professional+driver+and+guide&4=Enjoy+comfortable+minibus+transport""
From ZAR4,090.00
 
Sani Pass and Lesotho Full-Day Tour from Durban
"Experience the magnificent Drakensberg Mountains and the spectacular scenery as you wind your way up the historic Sani Pass and into Lesotho – land of the ‘People of the Blanket’.After an early morning collection from your hotel travel inland past Pietermaritzburg and through the Natal Midlands. Arrive at the foothills of the Southern Drakensberg and board a 4x4 vehicle. Travel up the steep and spectacular Sani Pass up into the ‘Roof of Africa’. As you rise over the escarpment you cross over into the Mountainous Kingdom of Lesotho.Enjoy the opportunity of visiting a traditional Basotho village and learn about the local people’s traditions and way of life. Ta""Experience the magnificent Drakensberg Mountains and the spectacular scenery as you wind your way up the historic Sani Pass and into Lesotho – land of the ‘People of the Blanket’.title=Highlights&1=Full-day+tour+to+Lesotho+through+Sani+Pass+from+Durban&2=Travel+to+the+base+of+the+Southern+Drakensberg+to+transfer+to+a+4x4+vehicle&3=Ascend+the+mountains+through+the+dramatic+Sani+Pass&4=Arrive+in+the+mountaintop+Kingdom+of+Lesotho&5=""
From ZAR2,350.00
 
Full-Day Isandlwana and Rorke's Drift Battlefield Tour from Durban
"The resistance to colonial rule in Southern Africa reached a climax when the British colonial powers deployed a force larger than the force that they used to conquer the continent of India in their effort to destroy the Zulu Kingdom. A full-scale war took place to destroy the old Zulu order and to subjugate the Zulu nation. It was King Cetshwayo ka Mpande whose regiments led by Ntshingwayo kaMahole Khoza took on the mighty British forces led by Lord Chelmsford. Walk in the footsteps of both these brave warriors
From ZAR2,900.00

More Local Customs in Lesotho

Draped blanket against cold

The Basotho blanket which you see everywhere on every one remains an important part of the social, public and private life as well as a symbol of status As you pass through the country everybody wears...
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shavy
Mar 08, 2014

The hardy Basotho pony - a 4x4 among horses!

Having often described myself as a '4x4 among women', I feel a great affinity for the Basotho pony!The Basotho pony is an extraordinarily resiliant breed that is renowned for its endurance and sure...
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CatherineReichardt
Feb 09, 2012

A blanket as the national dress? Only in Lesotho!

No, this is not a joke - the blanket really IS Lesotho's national dress ... and once you've spent any time in the mountains, you'll realise why!Young Basotho men are sent out into the mountains to...
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CatherineReichardt
Feb 05, 2012

Maluti Lager

Since 1995 the Mountain Kingdom is brewing its own beer which is Maluti Lager. The Maluti Mountain Brewery brews the beer in the Kingdom and the beer has gained a number of awards. If you like to try...
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MikeAtSea
Apr 19, 2011

White Flags

You will notice that many of the homes have flags flying on a pole. The various colors represent what that home is offering for sale. Though, I cannot remember all of them, know that white colored...
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Jmill42
Oct 10, 2008

Basotho blanket and hat

Most of the time you see the Basotho people with their blanket. This blanket is very useful for the cold evenings and nights.Another striking feature of the Basotho dress is the Basotho hat or...
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sachara
Sep 06, 2003
 
 
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BASOTHO PEOPLE

You can find true Basotho people dressed in the typical style in the small village in the central highlands. They always wear a blanket because temperatures drop in the night. They usually wear a...
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zindara
May 19, 2003

The Colouful Blanket in the...

The Colouful Blanket in the middle of summer;do not be shocked,it's not only aninsulator against heat,also indication of adequate night protection;the newness also indicative of ability to purchase. ...
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kenHuocj
Aug 26, 2002

Women wear dresses or skirts. ...

Women wear dresses or skirts. Pack light, summer in the US is winter in Lesotho with temperature getting to 35 degrees.The best restaurants were the European restaurants. Tip is the normal 15 % Food...
deacontoni
Aug 24, 2002

Alternative to Shopping Malls

The Basotho people have a unique system of knowing where to shop, look for these flags at thier huts to know what you can buy there:Red -- meatWhite -- beer (local brew)Green -- Vegetables
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Vikings
Nov 20, 2002

visit the anual Morija Arts &...

visit the anual Morija Arts & Cultural Festival.Every first Thursday to Sunday in Octoberwww.morijafest.com
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thaba
Aug 26, 2002

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Top Things to Do in Lesotho

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Daytrip from Drakensberg Nord

Amphitheater Backbackers does a quite nice day trip to Lesotho for 500 Rand (380 if its your second trip with them), usually every second day if there is a minimum of 3 persons. The trip goes to some...
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CatherineReichardt

"Three generations trek over the Roof of Africa!"
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"Lesotho - The Kingdom in the sky"
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"Lesotho"
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"LESOTHO. THE KINGDOM OF THE SKY"
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"LESOTHO - KINGDOM IN THE SKY"
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