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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.

Quthing District

Quthing - also known as Moyeni, the "Place of the Wind" - is a district headquarters town located in the southernmost part of Lesotho. The rich rock art of the district is testimony to the Bushmen who lived there for millennia. In the past few centuries Baphuthi, Bathepu and Basotho have become the main inhabitants, and there is still today a mix of languages and cultures.

The colonial district headquarters was set up Silver Spruit (now the site of Leloaleng Industrial School) in 1877, but re-established on the present site at Upper Moyeni in 1884 after the Gun war.

A second settlement, Lower Moyeni, was developed at the foot of the hill below the government buildings area. A tarred road was opened early in the 90's linking Moyeni with Mohale's Hoek. A hotel was opened at Upper Moyeni, and a hospital was also later constructed. In the Senqu valley, upstream from Moyenin, there are many important fossil sites, with an important fossil footprint site close to the town.

Activities

Moorosi Chalets - Visitors can stop over at Ellenberger's Cave House where they can see the Dinosaur Footprints. There is a guided tour to the ruins of the historical Mount. Moorosi fortress, where Chief Moorosi fought a battle against the Cape Mounted Rifles. Gymnogene and rare Bearded Vultures are often sighted in this area, and there is a breathtaking view of the Senqu River. There is an awesone drive up the magnificent passes to Mphaki, where the return journey is even more spectacular.

Lesotho's best kept trout fishing secret along the Sebapala and Tsatsane Rivers - "The Place of the Bushmen" has the most spectacular Bushman Paintings. There is a camping site situated at Ha Job village in the Basotho.
Visitors can explore the Mokoaes valley and Letsies Lake. Then one can stay the night at Ha Tlhaku, where Chief Mpiti will host them in his Basotho village, situated on top of the world.

Maseru - Quthing 180 Km (Scenic and Historical) - This route encompasses some of the southern tours of Mafeteng and Mohale's Hoek. A diversion can be made at Mohale's Hoek to see the cannibal caves of Motlejoa. Taking the road to Quthing, negative, or indented, dinosaur footprints can be seen at Masitise cave. Positive, or raised, dinosaur footprints can be found at Moyeni, which prove to be the climax of the tour.

Liquor importation without an import permit is strictly prohibited and any liquor brought to the border control posts will be confiscated.