Fertility caves (half day)
An awe inspiring overhanging sandstone cave where African religious tradition meets up with the modern day religion. Meet the local traditional healers otherwise known as bush doctors. Experience the tradition of peaceful religious living the modern yet old way.
Basotho Cultural village and Golden Gate
Basotho cultural village is where you will experience the tradition of the Basotho nation, from the ancient living till the modern-day. Meet the chief of the village and take a sip from his home brewed beer, and be welcomed to view his village. On the way to and from the cultural village you will drive thru Golden Gate national park where you will be awestruck by the golden beauty of the sandstone cliffs.
Lephofung cave and local village tour (half day)
“Liphofung” means “place of the eland,” it was originally a San (Bushmen) shelter, later used by King Moshoeshoe I, founder of the Basotho nation.
Get introduced to the spiral aloe – the national plant of Lesotho Well preserved busmen paintings, and the local village where the people still live a live in simplicity with no electricity. Drink some “Motoho” or taste some of the best home made bread “Madombolo”
Remember your passport.
Katse Dam (Full day)
This centerpiece of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project (dam wall) is a fine piece of engineering. The flooded valleys of the dam extend for 45km and the dam wall is 185m high. The surrounding scenery is magnificent.
Remember your passport.
“Yes you can ski and snowboard in Africa”. Clarens Xtreme offers a shuttle service to the Afri Ski resort in Lesotho. With staff who has all the experience needed to advise and guide you around the ski resort and slope. Our mini bus shuttle to the ski resort leave almost every morning 06:30 to the resort and arrives back in Clarens at 20:00 Thus no worries for you to drive the roads in Lesotho or to worry about driving home after the few drinks at the pub after your ski experience. Trust in CX to get you save there and back with our full time 4×4 mini bus equipped with winter snow tyres and chains for the snow conditions and drivers that can do the road with there eyes closed (not that we tried that “driving their with our eyes closed”).
The Afri Ski resort is situated in Lesotho and you do need a passport to cross the border. Clarens is only two hours away from the Ski Resort. Afri Ski has a 1km ski run, snow board park, restaurant and pub for the after ski party.
For more info on the resort visit www.afriski.com