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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

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Mamohato spring: the secret of Thaba Bosiu

Oh my, this is just the sort of thing I love discovering on my travels!King Moshoeshoe chose the flat mountain of Thaba Bosiu as his fortress because it was so easily defensible and commanded a view...
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Feb 04, 2012

Take a stiff hike up Thaba Bosiu

Thaba Bosiu can only be accessed the traditional way - a stiff hike up a cleft in the cliffs which is located directly opposite the new cultural centre. It will probably take you at least half an...
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Feb 04, 2012

The new cultural village at Thabo Bosiu

When we visited Thaba Bosiu in January 2012, they were just putting the finishing touches to a new cultural village which will hopefully boost tourism into this area. It is clearly a massive...
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Feb 04, 2012

Pay your respects at the graves of Basotho royalty

Up front, I should confess my bias - I am a complete sucker for a good graveyard, especially when it's in a scenic location and exudes a powerful sense of history, so this was always going to be a...
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Feb 04, 2012

Admire the carpet of alpine flowers at Sani Top

Summer in the mountains of Lesotho (which is to say, most of it!) is a short, relatively cool affair, but the plants take full advantage of the comparatively warm conditions to burst into flower.The...
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CatherineReichardt
Feb 03, 2012

Carpets of red hot pokers will astound you!

... despite the alarming title, this was anything but a painful experience!We travelled across Lesotho in early January at the height of the Southern Hemisphere summer. Living in South Africa, I am...
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Feb 03, 2012
 
 
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In Lesotho, you're never as alone as you think ...

Compared to other more populous parts of the world, there's a whole lot of nothingness in Lesotho - but that doesn't necessarily mean that you're always as alone as you think you are ...Even in the...
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Jan 29, 2012

Woolsheds in the most unexpected places

Lesotho is not a country that's big on built structures: even in the few towns, structures tend to be modest, single storey affairs. The villages are dominated by rondavels - circular huts with sturdy...
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Jan 29, 2012

Stunning sandstone overhangs on the Moteng Pass

Lesotho has two very different landscapes: the (relative) lowlands along the western border with South Africa, and the soaring Maluti mountains of the central and eastern portions of the Kingdom.As...
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Jan 24, 2012

House of King Moshoeshoe I - built by the Irish!

This house on top of the Thaba Bosiu plateau was used by King Moshoeshoe I and was built for him by the Irish in the mid 19th century. The first thing that strikes you is that it isn't constructed on...
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CatherineReichardt
Jan 18, 2012

ENTER THE HIGHEST COUNTRY IN THE WORLD

Lesotho is the highest country in the world! And I bet you thought it was Nepal! Lesotho has the highest low point of any country in the World (1400 meters/4593 feet) and is the only country to be...
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DAO
Oct 29, 2011

Mafika Lisiu Mountain Pass

The Mafika Lisiu Mountain Pass is a spectacular achievement and was built to connect the low regions of Lesotho to Katse Dam. The pass which winds up the mountain valley from Leribe ends up at an...
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Apr 19, 2011

Katse Botanical Garden

The Garden has been in existence since 1996 and today is a fully functional Botanical Garden. It boasts a large plant propagation area and extensive pathways that allow visitors to see the displays of...
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MikeAtSea
Apr 19, 2011

Dinosaur Footprints

Step back in time as you follow the dinosaur footprints in Lesotho. This small country has the distinction of having the world's earliest known mammalian skeletal material. Magazostrodon links the...
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Apr 19, 2011

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