The country's top park features a beautiful, 56-sq-km patch of rugged wilderness, including one of Lesotho’s only stands of indigenous forest, at a high altitude of 2000m to 3000m. This underrated and underused place is about as far away from it all as you can get, and is perfect for hiking, horse riding and spotting elands.
Is linked to Bokong by a two-day mountain hiking trail. Lying further north, it is also reachable by tar roads. One passes beautiful villages, and is welcomed at the gate. Here indigenous “Chi-chi” trees of significant size are preserved. Berg bamboo is the host plant for an endangered butterfly species. Visitors will be comfortable, and can experience the feeling of living surrounded by stone and thatch. There is a five star Lodge-Madiba where sophistication is created using natural resources, a haven for any weary traveller. Around a campfire, marvel at the clarity of skies as stars glisten and flash like diamonds. Approximately 45 min from Caledonspoort Border Post.
The Lesotho summer runs from October to April, when it also has the most precipitation. The country is not extremely wet. The best time to travel is probably the summer when the average daytime temperature is 26 °C. Winter (July) is, with 15 °C a lot cooler.