Saturday, September 18, 2021

Destinations in Lesotho

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Cities in Lesotho

  • Maseru — the capital
  • Hlotse (also known as Leribe) — regional market hub, with great craft shopping!
  • Mafeteng
  • Mohale’s Hoek
  • Mokhotlong
  • Qacha’s Nek
  • Quthing — fantastic rock art nearby
  • Teyateyaneng (often referred to as just ‘TY’) — the craft centre of Lesotho
  • Thaba-Tseka

Other destinations in Lesotho

  • Afriski — In the winter (June-September), ski and mountain resorts are open for skiing, while in the summer, mountain adventure sports are available (October – April)
  • Sehlabathebe National Park — Rare animals, spectacular waterfalls, old rock art, and stone shelters all await hikers in this isolated mountain reserve.
  • Ts’ehlanyane National Park — At the foot of the Holomo Pass, there is a sub-alpine national park. With hiking paths, beautiful rock pools and rivers, it is home to one of the few surviving Che-Che (ancient wood) forests.
  • Katse — Pony-trekking and the impressive Katse Dam.
  • Malealea — Pony-trekking
  • Morija — Museum, dinosaur footprints
  • Oxbow — One of just a few locations in Africa where you can go skiing!
  • Semonkong — Maletsunyane Falls — one of the highest single drop waterfalls in the world.
  • Thaba Bosiu — The mountain stronghold where King Moeshoeshoe the Great established the Kingdom of Lesotho