Dates:  3/20/20 - 4/3/20  

               8/6/20 - 8/20/20  
 Size:  12 People/Trip  
 Age Range: 7 - 99 
 Price:  $2,750 adults, ages 7 - 12, $2,450  
 Physical Level:  Medium (Stairs, rough terrain, hills, walking) 

 Included in the Tour:   

  • Accommodation (twin share) 
  • Travel within South Africa and Lesotho
  • Full time guide  
  • All activities and entrance fees listed as "included" in final itinerary  
  • All meals     

 Not Included in the Tour:  

  • Flights to and from South Africa
  • Gratuities and tips  
  • Snacks and drinks outside of meals  
  • Alcoholic beverages  
  • Travel Insurance
  • Passport/Visa Fees  

 Prices are based on twin share. Solo travelers of the same   gender will be paired together. We stay in mid- range   guesthouses and lodges with electricity, running water,   potable water, and en suite toilet and shower facilities. Note   that Malealea turns off electricity at 10pm each night. If you   would like to have your own room, single supplement cost is   an additional $400 for the trip.    

 The Adventure  

  • ​Johannesburg (SA) - Tour Soweto Township and visit the Apartheid Museum with many additional tour opportunities. 
  • Safari in Pilanesberg National Park, home of the big five it is located in an extinct volcanic crater and boasts no malaria.   
  • Spend time drumming, eating, biking, touring and experience Bakgatla life at the Moruleng Cultural Precinct. 
  • We fly south to Lesotho and travel to Morija Village, There are many opportunities to visit the youth center, spend time in the village and learn more about the history of Lesotho at the country's only museum. Hike to dinosaur prints, pony trek, mountain bike and meet with local grass roots organizations. It is common that our kids and teens start up soccer games and jump rope with the kids in the village. 
  • Heading into the heart of the Lesotho mountains, we travel to Malealea Village to stay in a remote part of the country. Malealea Lodge has been working with the people of the village for decades and all guides and trips are led by the local villagers. Days are filled with pony treks, hikes, waterfall excursions, mountain biking, village overnights, sangoma visits (traditional healer), and Malealea Development Trust Fund tours. Working opportunities are available as well as meals at local houses and a trip to the joaleng (place where homemade brew is made). 
  • The scenery changes dramatically as we travel through Lesotho and the Eastern Cape of South Africa down to the stunning beaches of the Wild Coast. We will spend the next few days in Chintsa, South Africa overlooking the Indian Ocean.
  • We will work with Volunteer Africa 32 degrees while visiting their ongoing projects in the townships and villages around Chintsa. A trip to the Great Cliffs offers whale watching opportunities and there is time to play at the beach, surf, horse back ride, mountain bike, or just relax watching the monkeys play in the palm trees.      
  • Opportunity to travel to Cape Town from East London for a few days in the Mother City. Cost is an additional $500/person for flight, lodging and guide. Tours and meals not included in the price for Cape Town.   

South Africa and Lesotho Cultural Tours  


From volcanic craters to stunning mountain vistas and wild coasts, South Africa and Lesotho are blessed with a wealth of beautiful scenery. We will visit UNESCO World Heritage sites, safari with the "Big 5", and travel to remote mountain villages, while having the opportunity to meet people from diverse cultural backgrounds.  As we visit villages, townships and homelands, we will build solidarity with the people we meet by taking the time to learn about their lives, their history and their communities.