Route & dates
9 days in Lesotho Itinerary
train + foot + Fly: 2h
Maseru— 8 nights
Fly + foot + train: 2h
Founded in 1869 by the British, Lesotho's main city--Maseru--lies on the border with South Africa on a plateau surrounded by red hills.Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Maseru: Mafika Lisiu Pass (in Pitseng), Gates of Paradise Pass (in Malealea) and Maletsunyane Falls (in Semonkong). There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Maluti Mountains, admire the engineering at Mohale Dam, stop by Lesotho Co-operative Handicrafts, and steep yourself in history at Ha Kome Cave Houses.
For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Maseru vacation planner.
Johannesburg, South Africa to Maseru is an approximately 2-hour flight. You can also drive. When traveling from Johannesburg in April, plan for slightly colder days in Maseru, with highs around 23°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. You'll set off for home on the 28th (Fri).
Things to do in Maseru
Teyateyaneng, Morija Museum & Archives, Gates of Paradise Pass, Maletsunyane Falls, Mafika Lisiu Pass
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