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Something you go past to Malealea

On the road to Malealea Lodge and village, on a very bad dirt road. Good views but a long road to... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2017
Robert M
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Australia
Amazing scenery!

Amazing scenery, but very tough roads. You need a 4x 4 or you're in trouble and I wouldn't want to... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
Katrina H
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  • Very good28%
  • Average17%
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Malealea, Lesotho
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

On the road to Malealea Lodge and village, on a very bad dirt road. Good views but a long road to get there

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Amazing scenery, but very tough roads. You need a 4x 4 or you're in trouble and I wouldn't want to tackle it in the rainy season!

Thank Katrina H
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Up and up the winding pass, almost there, another bend, a hump in the track, and then, WOW. Could even make a believer out of this heathen !

Thank MythBuster101
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Gates of paradise pass is pretty and I would recommend a visit if you have a high clearance vehicle.

Thank robN7434AB
Reviewed 24 December 2016

Very beautiful and quiet place ! Nice guides and wonderful treks. I travelled alone and slept in basotho hut : it was a basic and authentic room. Thank you for all.

Thank clémence d
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

If you're in this part of the world you'll likely hear about the gates of paradise, and whilst it may be just a stretch of road it does love up to its hyperbolic title. One minute you're forcing your hired 2wd through rough terrain then...More

1  Thank Alex H
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Beautiful landscape and truly Africa. The views, the atmosphere, relaxing and peaceful. It makes of the visit an special memory.

Thank SpainNuria
Reviewed 11 August 2016

In this Pass, you can admire terrific views and if you love take pictures like me, you could take pictures with a warm pink sky and amazing green lands. I wished to take pics for hours. PS: the road is awful. You definitely need a...More

Thank olivehoover
Reviewed 17 June 2016

not a lot of wildlife in fall season or during midday but amazing and stunning landscapes that are not to be missed when driving into Lesotho

Thank Fabian S
Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

To get there, the road is really bumpy. So put on your helmets! :-) The view up there is really stunning!! It's all worth it! Adventure's calling.

Thank Marianne J
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