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The Drakensberg & Lesotho Tour

6 Days

On this 6 day, guided journey, discover the magnificent Drakensberg as well as the Kingdom of Lesotho which is a landlocked country surrounded by South Africa. Highlights of the Drakensberg & Lesotho Tour include Butha Buthe, the Golden Gate National Park, Winterton, the Underberg region as well as the city of Durban.

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The Drakensberg & Lesotho Tour Overview

The Drakensberg & Lesotho Tour 

from JOHANNESBURG to DURBAN
Tour Code: TISD 08 E
EXPLORER CLASS TOUR 
 
Highlights of the Drakensberg & Lesotho Tour:
 
  • Butha Buthe
  • Golden Gate National Park 
  • Winterton 
  • Underberg 
  • Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
 
Tour information of the Drakensberg & Lesotho Tour:
 
  • Days: 6 days and 5 nights
  • Min/Max Passengers: Two / Seven
  • Departure: Tuesdays - Sandton hotels at 07h30
  • Accommodation: Explorer class hotels
  • Flights: No flights required between Johannesburg and Durban
  • Vehicle type: Luxury: Sedan / Microbus
  • Driver/ Guide: Services of THETA registered driver/ guide throughout tour
  • Languages: English – German
  • Other language guides available on request booked on a private basis
  • Visa/ Passport: Multiple entry visas for South Africa where applicable; for Lesotho entry, passport and visa conditions apply
Tour itinerary of the Drakensberg & Lesotho Tour:

DAY 1: JOHANNESBURG – MALIBA
Depart Johannesburg and travel to Lesotho via Bethlehem. Enjoy the views of the diversity of fauna and flora through the Free State.  Enter Maseru at the Caledonpoort Border post.  Travel through Butha Buthe to your lodge in theTsehlanyane National Park.
Maliba Lodge or similar - dinner, bed and breakfast basis
 
DAY 2: MASERU
After breakfast spend the day enjoying pony ‘trekking’ (riding) (optional extra).  For the less adventurous, spend the day at leisure at the hotel or taking in the sights and sounds of the beautiful surrounding mountains with a hike.
Maliba Lodge or similar - dinner, bed and breakfast basis
 
DAY 3: MASERU
After an early breakfast drive along the winding roads, admiring the mountains and valleys of Lesotho while ascending to over 3000m above sea level.  Re-enter South Africa and arrive at your overnight destination. 
Protea Hotel Clarens or similar - bed and breakfast basis
 
DAY 4: GOLDEN GATE - QWA QWA 
After Breakfast travel through the Golden Gate National Park and then on via the Oliviershoek Pass, through Bergville and Winterton. Enjoy the breathtaking mountainous scenery on the way to your overnight destination in the Northern Drakensberg.
Drakensberg Sun or similar - dinner, bed and breakfast basis
 
DAY 5: DRAKENSBERG
Enjoy a lazy morning breakfast before you depart to experience a whole new vista of the Drakensberg.  Compare the differences between the Northern and the Southern Berg regions in flora and fauna.  Arrive at your destination close to Himeville in the Southern Drakensberg.
Penwarn Hotel or similar – dinner, bed and breakfast basis
 
DAY 6:  DURBAN
Depart for your journey to Durban after breakfast.  Passing through the rolling hills of KwaZulu Natal, through Ixopo to uMzinto and enjoy the wonderful views of the Indian Ocean before you reach Durban for drop off at your hotel or at Durban International Airport.
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