Walks or hikes:
- to the dams, a pleasant stroll from the guest houses;
- to an impressive rock bearing dinosaur footprints;
- to the top of Makhoarane Plateau;
- to the royal village of Matsieng or other neighbouring villages.
Bird watching: Morija is one of the best places in Lesotho for birdwatching because of the dams and the abundance of trees. Click here for a list of birds found in Morija.
Horse riding: on sure-footed Basotho ponies, from short rides in the vicinity to overnight treks, with a very knowledgeable guide.
Mountain biking: we have bikes for hire and we provide you with a guide. You can also bring your own bikes.
Tours of historic Morija :
- visit of the Morija Museum and Archives (only museum in Lesotho);
- visit of historic buildings, in particular the oldest church and the oldest house in the country;
- visit of different institutions in the town (printing works, schools, hospital, etc), and of the Maeder House Arts Centre/Gallery/Pottery Studio;
- tour of places mentioned in Tim Couzens’ book: “Murder at Morija”.
Village sleepovers: after a four-hour hike or pony ride, small groups are welcomed for the evening and the night in the local homes of a mountain village – an unforgettable experience. Read more in an article of the South African Sunday Times (dated 10-08-14) here.
Day excursions outside Morija:
- Thaba Bosiu, Moshoeshoes’s historic fortress;
- Kome Caves, once used as refuge from cannibals and still inhabited today;
- Mohale Dam, one of the outstanding sites of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project;
- Maletsunyane Falls in Semonkong (highest waterfalls in Southern Africa).