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Maluti Ski-cation: Afriski 2021

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Lesotho, also referred to as “The Kingdom in the Sky”, is one of the ultimate eco-destinations. The two main attractions of this country are the majestic mountain vistas and the culture of the friendly Basotho people who inhabit this area.

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Adventure Dates: 18 - 20 June 2021

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Description

Tour Details:

Tour Start :                             Monte Casino- Johannesburg

Destination:                            Lesotho

Type of Tour :                         Adventure Experiences/Skiing

Mode of Transport :               Luxury Bus

Accommodation Type:           Lodge

Tour Overview

Lesotho, also referred to as “The Kingdom in the Sky”, is one of the ultimate eco-destinations. The two main attractions of this country are the majestic mountain vistas and the culture of the friendly Basotho people who inhabit this area.

During the winter months the magnificent Maloti and Drakensberg mountain ranges are capped with snow. The natural surroundings of Lesotho are breath-taking – plummeting waterfalls, lush greens and more than half a year’s sunshine. This Kingdom in the southern corner of Africa is the perfect getaway destination.

The Basotho people who inhabit this country are extremely friendly and would love to share their rich culture with the rest of the world. Whilst pony-trekking through the lands, make sure to stop at one of the villages and immerse yourself into the Basotho culture

Afriski is the only skiing resort in Lesotho, located 3050 m above sea-level (just below Mahlasela Pass, 3222 m) in the Maloti Mountains. The park offers a 1 km ski slope, beginners slope and operates during the winter months (June–August).

Afriski also operates in the summer months and offer a variety of activities, from mountain biking, guided Enduro motorbike trips, paintball, hiking, trail running, and more.

Adventure Itinerary

Day 1 – 18 June 2021

Depart Johannesburg at 06h00 am and head towards the Caledonspoort Border Post. After completion of all cross border and immigration procedure enter Lesotho via Butha Buthe and head to Oxbow Lodge. This will be our home for the weekend. The lodge is reached via the glorious Moteng Pass which tops out at 2800 meters and then descends to the Lodge in a valley 8km from the summit, on the banks of the Malibamatsoe River.

Day 2 – 19 June 2021

After a hearty breakfast we head to Afriski to enjoy the highlight of the adventure weekend. The road leading to Afriski is quite scenic, and peaks and the vistas will leave you in awe. Afriski is the only skiing resort in Lesotho, located 3050 m above sea-level (just below Mahlasela Pass, 3222 m) in the Maloti Mountains, operating in Southern Africa near the northern border of Lesotho and South Africa.

Once at Afriski you will have an opportunity to enjoy the snow and take part in the following activities throughout the day:

  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Tubing
  • Bumboarding
  • Ski and Snowboarding school
  • Bambini Snow Program

Having enjoyed a thrilling day at Afriski, we head back to the lodge to a delicious dinner and rest, with fond memories of snow on the African continent.

Day 3 – 20 June 2021

With the weekend’s experiences still fresh in our heart, after breakfast, it’s time to say good-bye to the Mountain Kingdom and head back home.

Dates

Friday, 18 June – Sunday, 20 June 2021

How much does it cost

From Johannesburg:

  • Adult: R 4260 per person sharing.
  • Kids under the age of 12: 00 per child sharing with an adult

Included:

  • 2 nights’ shared accommodation at Ox bow Lodge
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • Transport from Gauteng to Lesotho
  • Entrance into Afriski Resort
  • International Travel Insurance

Excluded:

  • Payment to participate in various snow activities
  • Ski Lessons including snow passes
  • Beverages- alcoholic and non-alcoholic
  • Lunches on the road and at Afriski
  • Ski Equipment/Gear hire

Payment Plan

From Johannesburg:

  • Deposit- R900.00 per person
  • Monthly Instalments

COVID 19 Health and Safety Measures

The following Health and Safety Measures will apply during the tour:

  1. Compulsory Requirements

Any person joining the tour will be required to bring and wear a Face mask or face covering cloth and personal hand sanitisers, although additional sanitisers will be provided for communal use.

Furthermore, a compulsory daily temperature checks may be conducted.

  1. Accommodation and Sleeping Arrangements

Rooms can only be shared with members of the same household or friends, so an additional single supplement may have to apply for solo travellers as prices are normally based on twin-sharing. Please enquire ahead of booking as some flexibility may be possible from the hotels.

  1. Social Distancing and/or Face Mask Requirements during the tour

We will be changing the way we operate slightly with social distancing in place while on tour.

  • Keeping members of the same household together;
  • Reduced group sizes;
  • Reduced passengers in shared transport;
  • Face masks worn at all sometimes.
  1. Additional Hygiene measures to ensure your safety during the tour

We are required to ask anyone joining the trip if they have shown any COVID-19 symptoms the week of and the day before the trip starts. If you have any symptoms or have had contact with a person with symptoms you will not be allowed to join the trip.

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