What to do in Lesotho

Culture & Heritage

Lesotho is a land of rich culture and history with beautiful scenery.

Lesotho has many tourists’ attractions where tourists can come to experience the Basotho culture. One of Lesotho Tourism Development Corporation's is duties is to promote Lesotho’s national cultural heritage, including:

Morija Cultural Archives - which preserve Lesotho’s cultural and history and promotes Sesotho arts and Culture.

Dinosaur Footprints - can be found in Leribe , Subeng and Quthing and other areas.

There is also Thaba Bosiu Cultural Village which means the mountains that grows at night and shrinks during the day is famous historical site it is where the founder of Basotho nation King Moshoeshoe 1 successfully defeated his enemies to defend Basotho People. There is also information Office about the place and also there is Basotho Cultural Village whose objective is to show Lesotho’s traditional and Cultural heritage in a cultural Centre and to create awareness for tourists to come in numbers.

Basotho Blankets and Traditional Basotho Hat - Blankets are made from pure wool and hat from grass. Places that can be visited to mention a few include Ha Baroana, Morija, Ha kome and Thaba Bosiu Cultural Village.

The area is known for its traditional hut made of mud which is inspired by the Qiloane Mountain. Tourists can experience home-stay based accommodation facilities in the rural areas.

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