Travel Guide

Public Holidays

Some events and festivals are so popular and celebrated on such a wide scale in Lesotho that they have been declared as public holidays.

Some popular public holidays celebrated in Lesotho are:

01 January New Year's Day

11 March Moshoeshoe Day

March\April  Easter Holidays

01 May Workers' Day

May Ascension day

25 May Africa Day or Heroes' Day

17 July King Letsie III's Birthday

04 October Independence Day

25-26 December Christmas Day

Arms and ammunition may not be imported without a permit obtained in advance from the Commissioner of Police.