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Rakotoane Destination Guide

Explore Rakotoane in Lesotho

Rakotoane in the region of Lesotho (general) is a town in Lesotho - some 67 mi or ( 109 km ) East of Maseru , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Rakotoane

Current time in Rakotoane is now 06:06 AM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Maseru " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Qacha's Nek, Mohale's Hoek, Maseru, Hlotse, and Lejone. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Qacha's Nek . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Rakotoane ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Maliba Lodge - First of its kind in Lesotho

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Promotional video (Produced by St. Ives) for the 5 Star Maliba Lodge in Tsehlanyane National Park, Lesotho. The video takes the viewer on a journey of discovery as it covers the different accommodatio ..

Get Lost in Lesotho

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The first half of our 2 part short video series, 'Get Lost in Lesotho'. Check us out at maliba-lodge.com ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Bokong Nature Reserve

The Bokong Nature Reserve is a reserve located in Lesotho. It contains Afro-alpine wetlands at the sources of the Bokong and Lepaqoa rivers, plus montane grassland and patches of heathland boulder beds, both of which are regular haunts for Vaal rhebuck. The reserve's highlight, however, is the Lepaqoa Waterfall, which freezes in winter to form a column of ice. The reserve's entrance is next to the visitors' centre, signposted left off the highway beyond the Mafika Lisiu Pass.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -29.07 28.42 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: Protected areas of Lesotho

Ts'ehlanyane National Park

The Ts'ehlanyane National Park is Lesotho's Largest National Park and is located in the Maloti Mountains in Butha-Buthe District, Lesotho, and is part of the larger Maloti-Drakensberg Transfrontier Conservation Area. This Lesotho Northern Park protects a beautiful high-altitude, 5600-hectare patch of rugged wilderness, including one of Lesotho’s only stands of indigenous forest with a number of rare undergrowth plants that are unique to this woodland habitat.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -29.00 28.42 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: National parks of Lesotho

Butha-Buthe District

Butha-Buthe is a district of Lesotho. It has an area of 1,767 km² and a population in 2006 of approximately 109,529. Botha-Bothe is the capital or camptown, and only town in the district.

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Located at -28.83 28.50 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
Tags: Districts of Lesotho

Fika-Patso Dam

Fika-Patso Dam is a combined earth-fill/rock-fill type dam located on the Namahadi River, the uppermost section of the Elands River, a tributary of the Wilge River. It is located near Phuthaditjhaba, Free State, South Africa. It was established in 1986 and its primary purpose is to server domestic and industrial usage .

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Located at -28.85 28.67 (Lat./Long.); Less than 23 km away
Tags: Dams completed in 1987, Dams in South Africa

Afri-Ski

AfriSki is the only skiing resort in Lesotho, located 3322 m above sea-level in the Maloti Mountains, operating in Southern Africa near the northern border of Lesotho and South Africa. The resort is 4.5 hours' drive from Johannesburg, or Pretoria South Africa via the steep tarred Moteng pass and the Mahlasela pass; it sits along Highway A1. The resort sleeps about 250 people, and offers a 1km ski slope, beginners slope and operates during the winter months of June - August.

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Located at -28.82 28.73 (Lat./Long.); Less than 29 km away
Tags: Ski areas and resorts in Lesotho