Lesotho, known as the “Kingdom in the Sky,” is where you can find the safari vacation you have been dreaming of for so long. An African safari booking in this stunning location that has altitudes over 1500 meters above sea-level promises to be a thrilling bucket list adventure.
Lesotho is distinct as it is completely surrounded by South Africa. It is one of only three monarchies that still exist in Africa.
An African safari booking in Lesotho offers you the advantage of getting off the main track and exploring the fantastic wildlands that have few fences. There are many safe safari options for you and the group, including camping in local campsites or staying at a comfortable lodge or hotel on your multi-day trip. Your accommodations are as high quality as you would expect in a South African safari, whether they are in the capital city of Maseru Lesotho or elsewhere.
Marvel at the huge mountains that surround you as you embark on an experience you won’t find back at home, which makes for a unique, isolated experience. There are rivers, waterfalls, valleys, and forests to trek through with your group. The uplands are scenic and magical, with about 300 sunny days per year!
As for the people there, who are called Basotho, they are distinctly more tribal than surrounding African countries and very hospitable. This provides you with a great opportunity to learn new customs, as well as their farming rituals. Whether you choose to hike or pony trek from one village to another or to take a rental vehicle, such as a 4x4, instead, you will likely find the beauty of the land to be awe-inspiring.
A visit to Sehlabathebe National Park, the only notational park in Lesotho, as part of your African safari booking has many highlights. It is here in the protected Drakensburg area that you will get views of impressive animals, such as the reedbuck, eland, baboon, and oribi. These exotic creatures are available for you to photograph and be sure to do exactly that as this may be the one time you see them up close in-person like this!
A range of birds is also available for viewing, to the amazement of any birdwatching enthusiast. Rare species include the Ground Woodpecker, Yellow-breasted Pipit, and Southern Bald Ibis, to name just a few. Many of them won’t be seen outside of Africa.
Whether you choose a wildlife or walking safari booking in Lesotho, there is much to see, and the photos you take are from a safe viewing distance determined the expert appointed guide of your group. View the amazing African wilderness and animals during a safari getaway that is unlike any other in Lesotho!