In 1997 the Katse Dam wall over Malibamatso river was officially completed and the process of inundation started. The dam was built by the Highlands Water Venture (HWV), a consortium of seven international contractors, namely; Ibregilio from Italy as the lead company, Bouygues from France, Hochtief from Germany, Stirling and Kier from the UK
On the weekend of the 16th December Motebong Lodge hosted a group of keen hikers from Pretoria, out to challenge themselves at altitude. The hike started at the lodge at an altitude of 2100m above sea level, going up to around 2800m.
On Saturday the 29th October we received a group of biker guests who had been booked with us for a number of months prior to arrival and were well expected. Starting from Sani Pass that morning, they arrived slightly later than we expected. We soon learnt that their ride had been ‘an eventful affair’!
When this message came from the Rio Olympics 2016 newsletter – “Rio2016 – Official mobile app will be offline from Oct 14”, this was confirmation that the sports spectacle of 2016 has been and gone – thanks to the friendly city of Rio for hosting a successful event! It was also a reminder that this
The village of Ha Lejone and the wider Malibamatso valley hosted a 50th independence celebration at the local football ground. Ha Lejone is the village next to the lodge, with which we have a social responsibility relation. The celebration was coordinated by the local police services officers and made possible by the generosity of local
If you are not familiar with the driving etiquette in Lesotho, please read Tips for driving in Lesotho
Motebong Lodge offers an array of activities for all of our valued guests. Located on the banks of the Katse dam, our unique location offers our guests days filled with adventure or relaxation!
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Accommodation at the mountain lodge is made up of fully-furnished and fully-equipped self catering cottages of varying sizes and accommodating a varying number of people. These cottages are heated with coal or electric and gas stoves, which is critical during the winter months. They are cleaned daily by our housekeeping staff with the exception of a couple of days when the staff is also given time off
The Lesotho Highlands and Motebong mountain lodge offer a host of activities both within the camp and in the surrounding highlands. Although a place for rest and relaxation, those looking for some excitement, fun and games have also come to the right place. Notwithstanding this, one gets tempted to sit back, relax and do absolutely nothing
Motebong has committed itself to recruiting from Ha Lejone and will continue to do so where the skills and experience is there. With the exception of the Chef, all our staff are from Ha Lejone and surrounds, and have been given the necessary training for the roles they occupy at Motebong. This is a practice that Motebong will continue to pursue for as long as is possible into the future.
Over and above its products and services for its visitors, Motebong Tourism believes in Responsible Tourism. To this end it has undertaken various initiatives in and around Ha Lejone where it is based, and from where it sources its staff. All of this mentoring and efforts to support the community enterprises and individual business initiatives are done entirely at motebong lodge’s costs