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The Mountain Kingdom of Lesotho proffers natural beauty, rugged terrain, and rich local culture and traditions, and a scarcity of civilization's trappings, such as landlords and fences, provides a permit-free playground for the more intrepid adventurers.

About Lesotho

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Botha-Bothe

Botha-Bothe

King Moshoeshoe l made the flat-topped sandstone plateau of Botha Bothe Mountain his stronghold until 1824.

Leribe District

Leribe District

Situated North of Maseru, along the Main North 1, Leribe offers nature reserves, the magnificent Katse Dam and a variety of handicrafts

Mokhotlong

Mokhotlong

Mokhotlong boasts the highest terrain in the Maloti Range and is the source of the Senqu River, Lesotho's primary watershed.

Qacha's Nek

Qacha's Nek

Archaeological excavations at rock shelters in Qacha's Nek suggested that people have lived there for more than 50 000 years.

Quthing District

Quthing

Quthing - also known as Moyeni, the "Place of the Wind" - has rich rock art which bears testimony to the Bushmen who lived there for millennia.

Mohale's Hoek

Mohale's Hoek

The town takes its name from King Moshoeshoe's younger brother, Mohale. You can see a genuine fossilized dinosaur footprint.

Thaba-Tseka

Thaba-Tseka

The small town of Thaba-Tseka, "The Mountain with a Blaze", was established in 1970's and is the capital of the mountainous Thaba-Tseka district.

Mafeteng

Mafeteng

A visit to Lesotho is incomplete without a pony trek. It is the transport of choice for most Basotho, as the sturdy ponies handle the narrow trails better than any 4X4 vehicle can.

Maseru

Maseru

Maseru is the capital of Lesotho as well as its largest city. It is situated on the north western border with South Africa. Johannesburg, South Africa's business and industrial hub, is only an hour's flight away.

Berea

Berea

The impressive and somewhat mysterious village of Kome is situated under a rock overhang and was build around 1842. This unusual village is well worth the visit.

  • Botha-Bothe

    Botha-Bothe

    King Moshoeshoe l made the flat-topped sandstone plateau of Botha Bothe Mountain his stronghold until 1824.

  • Leribe District

    Leribe District

    Situated North of Maseru, along the Main North 1, Leribe offers nature reserves, the magnificent Katse Dam and a variety of handicrafts

  • Mokhotlong

    Mokhotlong

    Mokhotlong boasts the highest terrain in the Maloti Range and is the source of the Senqu River, Lesotho's primary watershed.

  • Qacha's Nek

    Qacha's Nek

    Archaeological excavations at rock shelters in Qacha's Nek suggested that people have lived there for more than 50 000 years.

  • Quthing District

    Quthing

    Quthing - also known as Moyeni, the "Place of the Wind" - has rich rock art which bears testimony to the Bushmen who lived there for millennia.

  • Mohale's Hoek

    Mohale's Hoek

    The town takes its name from King Moshoeshoe's younger brother, Mohale. You can see a genuine fossilized dinosaur footprint.

  • Thaba-Tseka

    Thaba-Tseka

    The small town of Thaba-Tseka, "The Mountain with a Blaze", was established in 1970's and is the capital of the mountainous Thaba-Tseka district.

  • Mafeteng

    Mafeteng

    A visit to Lesotho is incomplete without a pony trek. It is the transport of choice for most Basotho, as the sturdy ponies handle the narrow trails better than any 4X4 vehicle can.

  • Maseru

    Maseru

    Maseru is the capital of Lesotho as well as its largest city. It is situated on the north western border with South Africa. Johannesburg, South Africa's business and industrial hub, is only an hour's flight away.

  • Berea

    Berea

    The impressive and somewhat mysterious village of Kome is situated under a rock overhang and was build around 1842. This unusual village is well worth the visit.

Berea District

Situated just on the North of Maseru, it has an area of 2, 222km2 and a population of approximately 300, 000. Teyateyaneng, the capital town of Berea District, abbreviated as "TY", is about 40kms north of Maseru, along the main north one, a road that runs parallel to the South African border leading to the north.

The town is situated on a high plateau at about 1, 600m altitude, forcing every road that leads to it to climb. The town was founded in 1886 as the capital of Berea by chief Masupha.

Top Attractions

Kome Cave

The venue of the Moshoeshoe I versus Cathcart battle of 1852. The impressive and somewhat mysterious village of Kome is situated under a rock overhang and was build around 1842. This unusual village is well worth the visit and is situated at Pulane, a place about 94km from Maseru via TY. Visit Kome Caves website here.

Handicrafts

Hatooa-Mose-Mosali, Jelang Basali, Setsoto Design and Ellelloang Basali Handicrafts are all found in TY.

Cannibals

The famous cannibals' hideout of Malimong is located near Ha Matjotjo. It is definitely worth a visit. Bokhopo Mountain can be viewed as well, it is a place where a band of cannibals, under Rakotsoane, waylaid people in the 19th century

Where to stay

If you want to relax away from the hustle and bustle of towns, but with the option to visit any of them within a mere 30 minutes drive, Palace Hotel is the place to be. It is a charming hotel situated in the middle of Maseru and TY with no villages surrounding it. Here you have the time to relax and clear your head.....

Blue Mountain Inn hotel is found in the heart of TY. It offers lot of facilities including conference centres. Kapitseng Guest house is located just on the outskirts of TY, along the main road to Maseru

You can hire all the ski gear you need at the Afriski Resort