Our snow season is normally from June to August. This year we had unusually early snow falls in April and some light snow in June. Forecasts show some additional light snow falls in the first and last weeks of July and possibly the first week of August
WINTER DRIVING: Be mindful of slippery conditions (black ice) when driving early morning or evenings, especially in shaded areas in the highlands. Snow can hamper driving and absolute care should be taken when driving in snow – avoid experimenting with 4×2 rear wheel drive vehicles in snow. Plan to reach your destination well before sun-set
The drive from Sani-Top to Motebong Lodge, like others most in Lesotho, is best measured in driving time as opposed distance – approximately 4hrs. During winter months the latest time to leave Sani Top should be 13.00Hrs. Secondly, the advice for off-road driving with manual transmission cars; proper gears selection and timely changing of gears
When you wake to the sound of birds chatting and chirping, we often forget that some of these beautiful birds can be seen in the grounds of the lodge. With winter setting, some of these birds (for example the swallows) will be starting and tens of Kilometres long trip to the northern hemisphere.
Late in February, Motebong once more hosted Trollope mining Lesotho Cycling Tour. This a cycle tour raises funds for a number of charitable causes. From all accounts the tour has been successful and is going from strength to strength. Below we share a few pictures from the tour.
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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