Adventure after dark
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What to bring (overnight pony trek or hike):
The weather conditions in the mountains can be unpredictable, so be prepared! Torch (Flashlight), sunscreen (the African sun is relentless), sunhat, own water bottle, sleeping bag, own medical aid kit and food. In summer bring rainwear, swimwear and a warm jacket. Winter clothing must include everything warm!
One Night Out treks
Ketane Waterfall ... Ride up into the peaks of the Thaba Putsoa mountains, seeing Alpine vegetations, remote villages, crossing the Ketane River and seeing its spectacular gorge. Hike from your village to the hidden Ketane Falls. Approximately 6 - 7 hours riding per day.
Maletsunyane Gorge Hike - 2 Nights Outs
The Maletsunyane gorge, with sheer cliffs of basalt scoured by millions of years of erosion, exposes the geological history for everyone to see. This 3 day trek following the river downstream is strenuous. The first night will be spent camping on the banks of the Maletsunyane River, with the second night in a Basotho village. For the fisherman there are wild trout and yellow fish, for nature lovers one can see the bearded vultures and the unique flora of the gorge. To return to the Lodge on the 3rd day, you can either hike or have Basotho ponies meet up with you at Ha Ntlasinye village.
Senqunyane Gorge Pony Trek – 2 Nights Out
A layer of sandstone forms a dramatic escarpment of cliffs at the confluence of the Senqu and Senqunyane Rivers. Huge overhangs form shelters which have been inhabited by the San people for tens of thousands of years. Saddle up and leave the Lodge early heading into the Senqunyane Gorge to spend the first night in a Basotho village. This is a long ride. The next day follow the river downstream and camp on the bank of the Senqunyane River. Spend the afternoon fishing for the big "Yellows" or explore the San caves. The next morning head out of the gorge and return to the Lodge – this will be another long day’s ride.