South Africa Pony Trekking and Trails

South Africa offers a number of pony trekking opportunities

South Africa Outdoor ActivitiesPony Trekking in South Africa

South Africa is a sanctuary of picturesque scenery, abundant wildlife, lush forests, diverse cultures and a refreshing climate. These merits make South Africa a pony trekking adventure destination not to be missed.

Go pony trekking and experience magnificent scenery whilst breathing in the fresh and invigorating air. There are numerous places throughout South African terrains that offer pony trekking.

Pony trekking in Lesotho is extremely popular as there are no roads to the mountain villages. Lesotho boasts valleys over 1000 feet above sea level. You will experience exquisite scenery and magical terrains boasting waterfalls, lush forests and mystical mountains. Go on 3-5 day expedition which starts at the Bushman’s Neck at 1 500m and takes you up to the spectacular Sehlabathebe Wilderness Area of Lesotho at a height of 2 500m. Quite noticeable is the locals’ love for song and dance. Their sounds echo across the mountains and is sure to touch your heart. Be prepared for breathtaking and unforgettable South African pony trekking adventures.

Drifters Adventure Tours offers spectacular pony trekking trails from 4 hours to 4 days in Malealea and Basotho. Here you have the opportunity to enjoy a fun pony trekking adventure with friends and family whilst experiencing magnificent scenery. Enjoy the crackling fire whilst sipping on a hot cup of hot chocolate and sharing your day’s adventures with loved ones.

The Madikwe Game Reserve offers pony trekking through the misty mountains. A South African pony trek is the best way to explore this beautiful country. This area is surrounded by endless mountains and picturesque scenery. You might find yourself just sitting and staring for hours on end at the beauty laid out before you. An experienced guide will take you across these valleys and mountains and show you all the local points of interest.

The Drakensberg is renowned for is magical scenery and magnificent mountain ranges. What better way to experience and explore all the treasures this area has to offer than to go pony trekking. Any of the fine Drakensberg Accommodation will be able to put you in touch with the expert companies that offer guided pony teks in the Drakensberg.

The Laingsburg area of the Great Karoo is the ideal stop for outdoor enthusiasts wanting to experience magnificent views. There are many trails within a short drive from town. The Anysberg Nature Reserve offers a two-day pony trail into the mystical mountains.

South Africa boasts magnificent terrains with picturesque scenery. Go pony trekking in South Africa and experience all the treasures this beautiful country has to offer.

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