Dates: 18 – 24 March 2017

How long? Six nights, seven days

Starting point: Matatiele, Eastern Cape

End point: Himeville, KZN

Accommodation: Formal accommodation with en suite or private bathrooms

Rates: R10 450 per person sharing. Single supplement additional 30 %.



Day 1: We meet at Resthaven Guesthouse in Matatiele, where we spend our first night.

Day 2: We travel north and enter Lesotho at Qacha’s Nek border post. Our first stop overlooks the Senqu River, where our photography guide will share some landscape photography tips. We continue north along a  brand-new tar road and arrive at Semonkong Lodge near the famous Maletsunyane Falls, our accommodation for the next two nights.

Day 3: After breakfast we leave for Maletsuyane Falls. There will be plenty of photo opportunities en route. We picnic overlooking the waterfall and spend the afternoon taking photos around the lodge.

Day 4: We drive towards Katse Dam and visit Mohale Dam along the way. Our destination is Katse Lodge, built high above the dam where we’ll spend the next two nights. Dinner includes fresh rainbow trout straight from the dam.

Day 5: Today we go on a tour of Katse Dam, an engineering marvel and part of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project, which supplies fresh water to Gauteng. In the afternoon we’ll go on a boat cruise to experience the water from a different angle.

Day 6: We drive over some impressive mountain passes, like Mafika Lisiu and Moteng, photographing the scenery as we travel to Sani Mountain Lodge for our last night.

Day 7: After breakfast we descend Sani Pass and re-enter South Africa.



• A 4x2 vehicle with good ground clearance. We’ll mostly drive on tar roads. (Fuel and border fees are for your own account.)

• Your camera

• Your passport

• Drinks and snacks


• An experienced tour guide and a professional photographer who will be on hand at all times to give you tips and advice

• Three meals a day

• Accommodation


To reserve your place, call 044 535 0065; e-mail info@mpafa.com or visit mpafa.com