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Lesotho

The Eastern Cape, on the southeastern coast of South Africa, is a province characterized by its rugged coastline, wildlife-rich national parks like Addo Elephant Park, and a rich history that includes the birthplace of Nelson Mandela.

Landlocked in Southern Africa

Known as the "Kingdom in the Sky"

Mountainous terrain with beautiful landscapes

Rich cultural heritage of the Basotho

Unique African monarchy

Welcome to Lesotho

Lesotho, often referred to as the “Kingdom in the Sky,” is a small but enchanting nation surrounded by the dramatic landscapes of South Africa. Nestled in the Southern African highlands, Lesotho is a land of rugged beauty, characterized by its towering peaks, deep valleys, and pristine alpine scenery. Visitors are drawn to its breathtaking mountains, which are ideal for hiking, horseback riding, and skiing in the winter months. The kingdom is also a place where time seems to stand still, with a traditional way of life that celebrates the rich Basotho culture and heritage. Lesotho offers a unique travel experience, allowing you to explore remote villages, experience warm Basotho hospitality, and immerse yourself in the striking mountain scenery. Whether you’re an adventure seeker, a cultural explorer, or simply looking for tranquility in the heart of nature, Lesotho invites you to discover a world above the clouds.

Top activities & destinations in Lesotho

Sani Pass

A legendary mountain pass connecting South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal with Lesotho, Sani Pass offers breathtaking scenery and adventurous thrills. Visitors can embark on a scenic 4×4 journey along steep hairpin bends, enjoying panoramic views of the rugged Drakensberg Mountains and stopping at the highest pub in Africa for a refreshing drink.

Maletsunyane Falls

Plunging 192 meters into a spectacular gorge near the town of Semonkong, Maletsunyane Falls is one of Lesotho’s most iconic natural wonders. Adventure seekers can partake in activities like abseiling or zip-lining alongside the thundering waterfall, while others can simply marvel at its beauty from viewpoints along the rim.

Thaba Bosiu

Regarded as the birthplace of the Basotho people, Thaba Bosiu is a historical and cultural site perched atop a massive sandstone plateau. Visitors can explore the ruins of King Moshoeshoe I’s mountain stronghold, learn about Lesotho’s rich heritage, and enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding landscapes.

 
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