Surrounded by South Africa, this landlocked country offers beautiful mountain scenery, culture and traditions, incredible hiking trails, and wildlife spotting. Located 540km away from Johanessburg, it's ideal for a weekend getaway. It is the only country in the world that sits 1000m above sea level. With many things to see and do, it's a fantastic holiday destination.
Why choose Lesotho as a destination?
It has the only ski resort in Southern Africa, Afriski, sitting 3222m above sea level.
Visit great attractions like the Maletsunyane Waterfalls (the world's highest commercial abseiling point) and Katse Dam.
Go hiking and enjoy a memorable wildlife experience at either Ts’ehlanyane National Park and/or Bokong Nature Reserve.
Travel up the Sani Pass to the Sani Mountain Lodge, where you can enjoy a drink at Africa's highest bar.
Enjoy adventure activities like canoeing, abseiling, hiking, pony riding, white water rafting, 4x4ing, and many more...
Lesotho has a lot to offer those looking for an amazing destination to escape to. With an abundance of things to do, the natural unique beauty, and the immersive culture and traditions, Lesotho leaves little to be desired and has become a go-to destination for travelers.
Located in the West of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, Sani Pass is home to the highest pub in Africa. Sani Pass marks the border crossing between South Africa and Lesotho, so enjoy a drink above the clouds in two countries at once.
Katse Dam is the highest dam in Africa and is the mainstay of the massive Lesotho Highlands Water Project, supplying hydro-power to both Lesotho and South Africa.
The Maletsunyane Falls located near Semonkong, is home to one of the highest single-drop waterfalls in Africa and is a must-see in Lesotho. Maletsunyane Falls set a Guinness Record for the "Worlds longest commercially operated abseil".