The Lowlands, in the western part of Lesotho, are at such an elevation that most countries would consider them uplands! A heavily farmed and populated yet pretty region, the small mission town of Morija has a cluster of historical buildings. The Maletsunyane Falls, accessible by foot (5 kms), is the highest waterfall in Southern Africa, plunging down into a natural, swimmable pool with unspoiled and stunning scenery, particularly in summer when the flow is highest. In winter the water freezes, forming a stunning ice cage over the pool. Experience the world’s highest abseil down into the gorge, or enjoy some of the country’s best pony treks here.
Stunning Maletsunyane Falls
Recommended Lesotho Tours
Places: Durban (1 day) → Southern Drakensberg (2) → Sehlabathebe National Park (2) → Southern Drakensberg (1) → Port St Johns (1) → Eastern Wild Coast - Hiking (3) → Eastern Wild Coast - Beach (4) → Durban (1)
The traditionally designed Malealea Lodge is in the Mafeteng District of remote Western Lesotho. Sitting amidst a wonderfully peaceful setting, you may choose to spend your vacation in any of the several types of accommodations on offer.