From the great pyramids of Giza in the north to the vibrant city of Cape Town, nestled below majestic Table Mountain, in the south, Africa is a continent awash with bucket list destinations. The great Serengeti wildebeest migration, majestic dunes of the Namib, thundering waters of Victoria Falls, the list goes on and on. However, there are also very unlikely corners of the continent that hide some incredible adventures without the crowds. You may even need to add a couple of lines onto your bucket list!

Lesotho – explore the “Roof of Africa” from the saddle

One of only three Kingdoms remaining in Africa, the mountain Kingdom of Lesotho is completely surrounded by South Africa. The moniker given so often, The Roof of Africa, is quite apt. Lesotho is the only independent country in the world that lies entirely above 1,000. In fact, the lowest point in the whole country is some 1,400m above sea level, making it the highest lowest point of any country in the world.

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