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We did this trip in a day from Afriski Moun­tain Re­sort to Sani Moun­tain Lodge, as part of a re­con­nais­sance mis­sion for an up­com­ing guide. I rec­om­mend do­ing it in two stages, with Malo­raneng as the overnight stop. This trip is best done in the win­ter months, when the Khubelu River is low enough to cross safely.


Afriski Moun­tain Re­sort This is an em­u­la­tive alpine es­cape in the north of Le­sotho, com­plete with A-frame moun­tain chalets and a cosy bar and din­ing area. Ac­com­mo­da­tion op­tions are bound­less. We stayed in Whistler Yup­pie, a twosleeper ‘park home’ from R3 300 for two peo­ple for three nights. Malo­raneng Chalets and Camp­site There are six self-cater­ing chalets that sleep two each (ei­ther in a double or two sin­gle beds). A gen­er­a­tor pro­vides power and there are gas stoves. Ac­cess to the camp­site is 4x4 only and there is ex­cel­lent fish­ing. Chalets from R300 pp. Camp­site is R100 pp. 063-512-3016 Sani Moun­tain Lodge Mag­nif­i­cent ron­dav­els at the top of the iconic Sani Pass. You’ll want to book din­ner and cosy up in the bar for a drink be­fore­hand. Friend­li­ness guar­an­teed. From R1 260 pp shar­ing. san­i­moun­

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