1 Maloti Route

A scenic drive skirting the Lesotho border, past massive rock formations, cherry orchards and sandstone farming towns, including the delightful artist town of Clarens.

2 Basotho vernacular architecture

See the decorative adobe huts typical of the Eastern Free State and Lesotho at the Basotho Cultural Village, and spend the night in a comfortable rondavel.

3 Drakensberg Escarpment

Catch some of South Africa’s most spectacular mountain views by climbing to the highest point on the escarpment via a chain ladder.

4 Golden Gate Highlands National Park

Hike or drive through this stunning reserve, dominated by the beautiful Maloti Mountains with their stripy red sandstone outcrops.

5 Parys

Tour the remnants of the massive impact dome made by a meteorite two billion years ago, or simply relax in the town centre, shop for antiques, eat vetkoek and paddle down the Vaal River.

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