5 Reasons to book a Citiliner bus ticket to go to Harrismith

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Harrismith, nestled in the Free State province of South Africa, has been voted our hidden gem of the month. Why, you ask. Why? Firstly… read this article and we’ll take a stab at convincing you to book a Citiliner bus ticket to travel to Harrismith.

  1. It’s about 35 minutes away from the Golden Gate Highlands National Park

Upon arriving at the park, particularly at sunset, you’ll know where this national park got its name from. The majestic sandstone cliffs have been forged by sand, wind and other inexplicable natural things for over 200 million years. The Golden Gate Highlands National Park also plays home to a variety of wildlife. Everything about this park is a treat to the eye and soul.

  1. You get to be a bird, if only for a few minutes

We’ve all, at least once in our lives, dreamed of flying. When in Harrismith, make a stop at Bergville at All Out Adventures and you’ll come pretty close to realising that dream. They offer an adventure activity called ‘flying trapeze’ where an instructor will take you step-by-step from lift off to your safe landing.

  1. You’re in for a once-in-a-lifetime experience

Okay, this experience is about an hour away from Harrismith but boy-oh-boy is the travel time worth it! Visit The Northern Horse, hop onto a mountain horse and allow the trustworthy and surefooted creature to take you up the Northern Drakensberg. Trot across rivers, over plains and foothills. All trails are tailored to your experience level.

  1. Gain a unique look inside the Basotho culture

The Basotho Cultural Village forms part of the Golden Gate Highlands National Park and offers a unique look inside the Basotho culture. Visit the ‘khotla’, get the opportunity to listen to the rangoon and lesiba (authentic Basotho instruments) and play a game of marabaraba. As a visitor, you’ll get to look inside the home of the first, second or third wife and mingle with the local people.

  1. We can take you to Harrismith!

Citiliner offers various routes to and from Harrismith so you have no excuse not to reach this enchanting destination. Have a look at a few our available routes and contact us on 011 611 8000 | 087 352 0352 to book your ticket!

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