Horse riding

Horse Riding

Lesotho 2 nights/3 days

Day 1

L,D

Departure from the hotel at 06:30. Transfer to Bushmen’s Nek border where we arrive at 08:00. It is a very scenic ride, climbing from 1.600m to 2.500m. At some areas riders have to lead horses, but generally fair riding. Picnic lunch on route. Enjoy dinner at the log fire at the lodge.

Day2

B,L,D

After breakfast we ride out into the Sehlabathebe wilderness area, stopping for picnic lunch at the waterfall. With a little luck we see Mountain Reedbuck, Eland, Baboons and Jackals. Scenery is dotted with mountain lakes and cave dwellings built by shepherds. Arrive back at the lodge in the afternoon for coffee or tea. Dinner at the lodge.

Day3

B,L

After a hearty breakfast we depart via a different route back to Bushmen’s Nek. Transfer to the hotel with Thaba Tours vehicles.

Valid passports are essential!

Lesotho 5 nights/6 days

Day 1

L,D

Departure from your accommodation at 06:30. Transfer in Thaba Tours vehicles to Bushmen’s Nek Border where we arrive at 08:00. We pack our horses and depart for a very scenic ride, climbing from 1.600m to 2.000m. At some areas riders have to lead the horses, but generally fair riding. Picnic lunch on route. Enjoy dinner at the log fire at the lodge. Communal bathroom.

Day2

B,L,D

We are leaving the lodge at 09:30 and head to the Thomathu village, climbing further 200m. Picnic lunch on route. The village is very isolated and untouched by any tourists. Enjoy home-made dinner and spend the night in local huts or tents.

Day3

B,L,D

Leave Thomathu village in the morning, heading towards the Devil Knuckle Mountain and Sehlabathebe village, entering the park in the south. Picnic lunch on route. Arriving back at the lodge in the afternoon.

Day4

B,L,D

After breakfast we ride towards the Tsoeloke River Gorge where we have our picnic lunch and a swim. We are riding south of the Sehlabathebe Wilderness area and arriving at the lodge in the afternoon.

Day5

B,L,D

Spend the day in the Sehlabathebe Wilderness area. Visit the shepherds shelters and viewing Bushmen Paintings. Picnic lunch at Sehlabathebe Waterfall. We may see Eland, Rehbuck, Baboons and wild horses. Arrive back at the lodge in the afternoon.

Day6

B,L

We leave the lodge at 09:30 and head for South Africa via the most beautiful mountain range lakes. Arrival at Bushmen’s Nek at 14:00. Transfer to the hotel or B&B in Thaba Tours vehicles.

Valid passports are essential !

Note: The max. weight of rider is 85 kg & the max. luggage weight per rider is 10 kg, carried in saddle bags.

Included:

Accommodation & meals as indicated

Transfer in 4x4 vehicles

Hire of horses

Riding equipment

Guide fees

First Aid kit

2 experienced grooms per 10 pax

Mineral water

Excluded:

Alcohol and Beverages

Personal expenses

Personal insurances

Riding gear

Rain ponchos

Towels

Suggested

items :

  • Riding clothes
  • Change of clothes for evenings
  • Rain ponchos
  • Warm clothes
  • Towels & toiletries
  • Sunlotion & hats
  • Personal items (please keep to a minium)