In the 'hood, Louis Trichardt as a destination

Better known as Louis Trichardt, Makhado offers accommodation near Kruger National Park, which remains one of the main tourist attractions in South Africa. Lying at the foot of the densely forested Soutpansberg mountain range, Louis Trichardt and the surrounding area is the land of litchis, bananas, mangoes, nuts, tea and coffee - a rugged hot terrain famous for the giant baobab and the indigo ... cont.

R522 from Louis Trichardt to Vivo, Louis Trichardt, Limpopo, South Africa

Directions to Madi a Thavha Mountain Lodge

From Polokwane:
• From the N1 that runs through Louis Trichardt / Makhado to Zimbabwe, turn left onto the R522 Vivo Road that taps off the N1
• Travel west through town on Rissik Street
• From the end of town, continue west for 7km, over a mountain pass, and then look out for the Madi a Thavha Mountain Lodge signboard and our Dancing Fish gallery signboard on the right
• Turn right at the Madi a Thavha signboard from the tar road onto a gravel road and continue to follow the Madi a Thavha road signs for 3km until you reach the main security gate, its bell and intercom-system (please press the button to announce your arrival)
• Once through the security gate, continue for about 800m to arrive at the Farm house and reception


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