6 giorni / 5 notti

South Africa & Lesotho: discovering the Drakensberg 2021

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South Africa & Lesotho: discovering the Drakensberg 2021

The Drakensberg mountain range, translated the Dragon Mountains, is a mountain range in southern Africa. They are the highest mountains in the area, reaching 3,482 meters in Thabana Ntlenyana, Lesotho. We will cross the border between South Africa and Lesotho on horseback and enter the beautiful Sehlabathebe National Park. If the Garden of Eden has ever existed it had to be just like that … an uncontaminated place with infinite spaces that will leave you breathless.

Departure dates available on request all year round with a minimum of 2 people departing from Italy.

Start any day of the week.

PARTICIPANTS: MIN 2 MAX 6

1° giorno

ITALY / DURBAN / UNDERBERG (- / - / D)

Arrival at Durban airport and transfer (by rental car or on request with private transfer) to the Drakensberg of about 3 h to the farm which is located in the south of the Drakenberg, about 15 minutes from the town of Underberg , protected area declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Upon arrival at the farm you will be greeted by the owner of the house who will offer you a welcome cocktail on the beautiful veranda overlooking the pastures. Dinner and night at the farm which offers 2 rooms with private bathroom or in independent cottages just a few minutes away.

2° giorno

UNDERBERG (B/L/D)

After breakfast, horses are assigned according to their equestrian skills; South African, Friesian and half-breed horses are available. In the saddle to enter the surrounding forest. Return to the equestrian center for lunch and free afternoon to discover the surroundings or for a little relaxation. Overnight stay and dinner on the farm.

3° giorno

UNDERBERG / SEHLABATEBE NATIONAL PARK (B / L / D)

Very early breakfast and departure by bus and van to Bushmans Nek pass, at 1500 meters, where we will leave the South African border and in the saddle we will enter Lesotho. A breathtaking landscape awaits you, endless fords, green expanses as far as the eye can see, rolling hills and enchanting rock formations. After a challenging rocky stretch where we will have to lead the horses by hand, we will reach a height of 2500 meters. Short stop and picnic for horses and riders before descending to the lodge. We will find waterfalls, and if the weather permits we can even swim !! Arrival in the early afternoon at Sehlabathebe Heritage Lodge, snack and relaxation in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.

4° giorno

SEHLABATEBE NATIONAL PARK (B / L / D)

After breakfast we saddle the horses and we will go to Ha Semanyane Village, where we will be able to see the working reality of a Basotho village. Refreshing stop in a Shebeen (Pub) and return to the lodge for lunch. In the afternoon with the means we will go to visit the gorges with incredible rock formations that will leave you breathless. Dinner and overnight at Sehlabathebe Heritage Lodge.

5° giorno

SEHLABATEBE / UNDERBERG NATIONAL PARK (B / L / D)

After breakfast, early in the morning, departure in the saddle to ride to the Bushmans Nek Pass. Along the way we will visit some incredible caves returning to South Africa, where we will load the horses and return to the farm. Snack, relaxing afternoon before the last farewell dinner and overnight stay in the farm.

6° giorno

UNDERBERG/DURBAN/ITALIA (B/-/-)

Breakfast, Check out and transfer to Durban airport (private transfers on request).

Quote per persona, a partire da:

PartenzaDoppia
Dal 1 Gennaio 2021 al 31 Dicembre 2021€ 1.600

Note

(B / L / D): B = breakfast; L = lunch; D = Dinner

Supplement per person departure with 2 participants

€ 1,070

Transfer from / to Durban airport

Included

Difficulty level: From ° to °°°°°

DURATION: 6 DAYS / 5 NIGHTS

DIFFICULTY: °°°° (EXPERT)

ACCOMMODATION: FARM and LODGE

EQUIPMENT: Very comfortable trekking saddles with saddlebags

HORSES: HORSES of mixed breeds, mostly of Australian and Namibian genealogies. Large horse park to meet the needs of any customer.

GAIT: about 4H IN THE SADDLE. For mountain routes in Lesotho it is necessary to be experienced riders who can handle complicated passages and important fords. It will be necessary to carry the horses by hand in some places and therefore also be in good physical condition. They will alternate prairie where they can accelerate the pace.

MAXIMUM WEIGHT: 90 Kg

TYPE : semi-itinerant equestrian stay with overnight stay in a farm / lodge

ACCOMMODATION:

3 nights in a farm , about 15 minutes from the town of Underberg. It is surrounded by greenery with a wonderful view of the surrounding peaks. At guests' disposal 2 bedrooms with private bathroom and sitting room with fireplace.

2 nights at Sehlabathebe Heritage Lodge , in the heart of Lesotho. Simple but clean rooms with shared bathrooms. The electricity is available only a few hours a day thanks to a generator and hot water is not always guaranteed.

Note: The program described above is to be considered indicative, there may be changes due to weather conditions beyond our control, the climate in the mountains is unpredictable.

Exchange rate 1 EUR = 15 R (South African rand)

Exchange rate variations with fluctuations greater than 3% will result in an adjustment of costs and will be communicated within 20 days of departure.


La quota comprende

  • Full board treatment (drinks included)
  • AR transfer to Durban airport
  • Means of support and staff at the stables
  • 3 nights in the farm
  • 2 nights in lodge in Lesotho
  • 4 days on horseback (2 to 5 hours per day)
  • Horses and equipment available
  • Expert guide of the English speaking territory
  • Gadgets, luggage tags and various illustrative documentation
  • Insurance for medical assistance, medical repatriation and damage to luggage

La quota non comprende

  • Intercontinental flights to / from Durban
  • Possible rental car
  • Meals not mentioned, airport taxes, imported alcohol at the camp, tips, personal extras
  • Extra excursions
  • Anything not highlighted in the item "the fee includes"
  • Any extensions
  • Supplementary insurance
  • Any airport taxes – To be paid locally
  • Registration fee € 95

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