GPS Co-ordinates: WGS
84 datum*: S 29° 49.704 - E 27° 35.981
Kroonstad,Ventersburg, Senekal,Marquard, Clocolan, Ladybrand,
Maseru, Motsekuoa, Malealea
Harrismith, Golden Gate,Clarens, Ficksburg, Ladybrand, Maseru,
Cape Town (1000km)
Colesburg, Bethulie, Smithfield, Rouxville, Zastron, Wepener,
Mafeteng, Motsekuoa, Malealea
(Overnight at Bethulie ex CT & Southern Regions - three
hours to Malealea)
Dewetsdorp, Wepener, Mafeteng, Motsekuoa, Malealea
New Bypass around Maseru Just after entering
Maseru border post, drive for 1 km, turn RIGHT onto the Mafeteng
Road. This bypass will take you past Maseru near the airport.
Turn RIGHT. DO NOT TAKE THE ROMA OR MORIJA TURNOFFS, BUT DRIVE
STRAIGHT SOUTH FOR 60 KMS FROM MASERU and continue until you
get to the Motsekuoa turnoff (60kms from Maseru) to Malealea,
as directed below for ALL DIRECTIONS. At Motsekuoa, opposite
the Taxi Corner, turn onto a newly tarred road. Drive for 10km,
fork right and drive for another 15km. Turn left onto a gravel
road and travel one kilometre, over theGates of Paradise Passand
drive another 6km to Malealea Lodge.(Drive through the Entrance
of the Trading Station & Horse Post (you wonder where you
are!) and you will find the Lodge & Gardens!
52 KMS THROUGH THE CENTRE OF MASERU.
60 KMS USING THE BYPASS, 1 KM FROM THE BORDER POST. (Quicker
LESOTHO LAW: PLEASE HAVE 2 RED TRIANGLES IN
YOUR VEHICLE IN LESOTHO.
You are required to STOP at the STOP SIGN and WAIT for thepolice
to signal to you to drive forward to where he is standing!!!.
Most peoplepause at the Stop sign and drive up to the policeman
without waiting for his signal.
The police are very friendly when the above two conditions
are in order.
The Road Blocks are only occasionally ( more often on Long
Week-ends & Holidays)and usually a routine Drivers Licence,
Lights, etc road check and no problem at all!!!