Lesotho

Southern Africa

Lesotho

Lesotho is a high-altitude, landlocked kingdom encircled by South Africa with excess of 1300m above sea-level, it is a land of heights including Thabana Ntlenyana with a peak of 3482m high. Plus Lesotho offers a lot of breath-taking mountain vistas, awesome adventure and fascinating culture.

Adventure awaits visitors in the Mountain Kingdom for there is a range of activities on land, on the snow and in the water. Lesotho is famous for its spectacular scenic beauty with iconic mountain ranges, towering peaks, a rich variety of flora and fauna, crystal clear streams, surging waterfalls. Across the mountains in winter is seen a snow blanket. With such diversity of culture visitors travelling across the country will be met with various forms of breath-taking crafts that are handmade by Basotho.

 

The mountains, landscapes and high altitude draws bikers, 4×4 riders and hikers to explore them driven by their search of adrenaline. Seshlabathebe National Park – Lesotho’s flagship park located in the southern part of the country forms part of the itinerary for any visitor to Lesotho offering majestic scenery. In this park is home to a wide variety of flora and fauna, some of which are very rare, never found anywhere else in the world.

 

Lesotho offers all from relaxing, adventure or spotting activities that tourist may want. Visitors will always be amazed by extreme sporting activities, beautiful rock foundations and rock paintings, ancient creatures’ footprints like the dinosaurs and bird watching. Explore the routes on foot and experience the Basotho culture.

 

The waters of Lesotho, on the other hand, allow for canoeing, boating and fishing among a hive of other water-based activities

Good To Know

Country

Lesotho

Visa Requirements

Visa in not needed for SADC citizens. Everyone else need a visa.

Languages spoken

Sesotho, English

Currency used

South African rand, Lesotho loti

Area (km2)

825,615 km2

Interesting Facts:

Afriski Mountain Resort

Maletsunyane Falls

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