With all of it’s land lying at altitudes in excess of 1300m above sea-level, it is a land of heights and extremes. Lesotho offers breathtaking mountain vistas, awesome adventures and fascinating culture. All of this makes for an awe inspiring Adventure Motorcycle Tour.
BRIEF TOUR SUMMARY
Arrival, Trip Briefing & Bike Orientation
Shuttle Service from Port Elizabeth International Airport to your hotel where we will run through the trip summary, orientation and the necessary paperwork. The rest of the day is to unwind and relax at your leisure.
DAY 1 – 350km mixture of tar & gravel
After a hearty breakfast our Adventure Motorcycle Tour gets underway as we head off through Game & Nature Reserves to the Magical Historical town of Hogsback where the inspiration for the Hobbit was born. We will spend the night in this magical town.
DAY 2 – 250km mixture of tar & gravel
After breakfast we depart via The Hogsback Nature Reserve through amazing rural towns to the Mountains of The Southern Drakensberg. This will be our stop for the night.
DAY 3 – 160km mostly gravel
Although this is one of the shortest days in distance, it will be filled with breathtaking Mountain Passes and the most unbelievable views you can imagine. At the end of an awesome day we end up in the quaint village of Rhodes on the Southern tip of Lesotho.
DAY 4 – 180km of gravel
Another day filled with great gravel passes, awe inspiring views and wonderful adventure motorcycling skirting the South Eastern borders of Lesotho we end up in Matatielle for a relaxing evening.
DAY 5 – 180km mixture of tar & gravel
This is a nice easy day taking us up the awesome Sani Pass into Lesotho to Sani Top & the worlds highest pub which is also our accommodation for the night. We should arrive by early afternoon which gives you an opportunity to explore the world from high above.
DAY 6 – 250km gravel
We head off into Lesotho savoring the land with all its diverse cultures, sights and sounds. Our stop for the night is the magnificent Maliba Mountain Lodge or Destination in the Sky as the locals call it. This is also the only 5 star Lodge in Lesotho and will be our base for the next two days.
DAY 7 – Rest Day
This day is for your leisure to either unwind or partake in one of the activities the lodge has to offer.
DAY 8 – 280km mixture of tar & gravel
After breakfast we head on through Lesotho riding on Top of the World to Semonkeng Lodge, The Place of Smoke. We should arrive by early afternoon giving you ample time to explore the magnificent 186 meter Maletsunyane Falls. This is our stop for the night.
DAY 9 – 250km mixture of tar & gravel
After breakfast we head on through the undulating hills of Lesotho to the South Western Boarder where we exit into the beautiful Orange Free State Province to the quaint town of Zastron for the night.
DAY 10 – 220km mixture of tar & gravel
Today we skirt the Western boarder of Lesotho and the Drakensberg riding some awe inspiring passes including the famous Jourbert Pass, the third highest gravel pass in South Africa. After a wonderful scenic filled day we end up back at the Mountain Shadows Hotel on the Southern tip of the Drakensberg.
DAY 11 – 270km mixture of tar & gravel
After a wonderful breakfast we head through the rolling hills of the Eastern Cape Province taking in the rural landscape and diverse cultures that it has to offer. We will stop over for alight refreshments at the Historical Railway Village of Old Thomas River where we will be taken back in time. We end up in the foothills of the Amatola Mountain Range just outside Stutterheim for the night.
DAY 12 – 300km mixture of tar & gravel
After a hearty breakfast we head off through Game & Nature Reserves back to your hotel in Port Elizabeth to relax, unwind and reflect on a mind blowing experience.
Breakfast & shuttle to airport
Enjoy your hearty breakfast where after you will be taken via shuttle to the airport to catch your domestic flights to your connecting international departures.
Tour Cost – starting from ZAR 49 900.00 P/P (based on min. 6 x sharing)
Please note – The Tour Schedule and pricing is subject to change. This Tour can also be changed to suite your specific needs. By doing this the costing of the Tour may change. Please contact us before booking.
Tour Dates – Between September to May
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