8-Day Lesotho and Drakensberg
Get to know some of South Africa's most rugged and mountainous regions on this week-long tour from Port Elizabeth
Stop into the charming town of Hogsback, home to some of the country's most beatufiul indigenous forests
Cross into the Kingdom of Lesotho and get to know the unique local culture and wilderness
Explore the Drakensberg Mountains, South Africa's highest mountain range
Enjoy a trip along the Kwa-Zulu Natal Coast, and spend your last night in the bustling metropolitan city of Durban
Explore some of Southern Africa's most rugged and scenic terrain on a 7-day tour from Port Elizabeth. Discover the town of Hogsback, cross into the Kingdom of Lesotho, and experience the Drakensberg Mountains before taking in the buzzing city of Durban.
Take off from Port Elizabeth airport and make your way to the charming village of Hogsback. Some of the original Afro-Montane Rainforest can be found here, as well as stunning waterfalls and even excellent trout fishing.
Your guide will also take you on a short hike through this picturesque area, where you will have to chance to go mountain biking, or take a high ropes course if you wish. Enjoy camping in this beautiful region, surrounded by indigenous forests.
Days 3 and 4: Lesotho and Malealea
On your third day, leave South Africa and enter the landlocked mountain kingdom of Lesotho.
The next day will get started early, and those going on the optional pony-trekking trip will ride into the remote hills of Lesotho accompanied by local guides. If you choose remain behind you can visit the local village or craft market, or go for a hike in the nearby mountains.
Days 5 and 6: Drakensberg, South Africa
The Drakensberg Mountains are South Africa’s highest mountain range and one of its most beautiful. Today you will explore the mountain paths and take in the breathtaking views offered in the Royal Natal National Park.
Later in the day, take a hike along the Tugela Falls if you wish, or try your hand at abseiling. You can even visit a nearby Zulu School Project for an immersion into the local culture.
Day 7: Kwa-Zulu Natal Coast and Durban
On your last day it’s all downhill as you leave the mountain scenery en route to the KwaZulu Natal Coastline, taking in beautiful views of the South African cape.
You will soon arrive in the bustling city of Durban, South Africa’s largest port and a popular surf destination. The tour will end here in Durban, but don’t forget to take this evening as a chance to sample some local Indian-influenced cuisine.
All tours are priced on twin share camping / accommodation. If you want your own tent / room, please book the single option. There are a maximum of 4 single places available on each tour.
Please note: Optional activities are not included in the price, but need to be purchased as an add-on to the price at the time of booking.
• Meals (prepared and served at Nomad truck)
• Registered tour guides
• Activities included on itinerary
What's Not Included:
• Optional activities not included in tour price
• Personal items
Good to Know:
Our vehicle is an adventure truck
We will not be travelling through a Malaria effected area.
Please inform us of any pre-existing conditions such as diabetes or asthma and any prescription medicine you may be taking. We also need to know about any food allergies or physical disability that you may have.
This tour can be linked to the Swaziland and Kruger tour afterwards, or you can fly to Johannesburg and join the Okavango & Chobe Trail - North tour, or the Discover Mozambique tour.
Please be sure to arrive 1 day before your tour is due to depart. This will avoid any problems such as lost luggage, misplaced bags or any unpredictable problems such as airline strikes or delayed flight arrival.
Although groups smaller than 4 are very welcome, the tour does need a minimum of 4 participants in order to run so this may sometimes affect availability.
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