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best Lesotho points of interest

Lesotho is an independent kingdom the size of Belgium that stands like an island, surrounded by South Africa. It was created in the 19th century by the remarkable Moshoeshoe the First who led the Basotho people into the region and then repelled a succession of potential invaders, from the Zulus to the British.Lesotho points of interest are relaxing, adventure and sporting activities.

Lesotho is a country in Southern Africa Known as the Kingdom in the Sky because of its lofty altitude.It is the only independent state in the world that lies entirely above 1,000 meters above sea level.

The country offers the chance to enjoy Africa’s majestic beauty, the simplicity of a mountain people, and a serene quality of life are Lesotho points of interest among travelers from all over the world.The Basotho people are very friendly and welcoming, the country is relatively safe and politically stable.

The Kingdom of Lesotho was formed through the pursuit of peace, and this peaceful nature still exists in the Basotho. They are a friendly and welcoming people.Places to visit in Lesotho offers a magnificent opportunity to explore nature still little changed by man, still unspoiled by crowds of tourists, and to appreciate the untamed but beautiful landscapes of the soaring Maluti and Drakensberg mountains.

The weather conditions in summer are ideal for camping and enjoying the outdoors. Rain, however, will also fall during these months. Temperatures range between 18C and 30C, from the coolness of the highlands to the warmth of the lowlands. The winters can be very cold especially in the highlands.

Adventure awaits you in the Mountain Kingdom with a range of activities on land, on the snow and in the water. Lesotho points of interest are spectacular scenic beauty branded by breathtaking mountain ranges, towering peaks, a rich variety of flora and fauna, crystal clear streams, surging waterfalls, diverse culture and a snow blanket seen high in the mountains across the country in winter. While traveling around the country, visitors will come across the various forms of crafts that are handmade by Basotho.

 

Lesotho Map
Lesotho Map

 

Traveler will always be amazed by extreme sporting activities, beautiful rock formations, and rock paintings, ancient creatures’ footprints like the dinosaurs and bird watching.Lesotho tourism provides opportunities to explore routes on foot and experience the Basotho culture to find what they are looking for. The waters of Lesotho allow for canoeing, boating, and fishing among a hive of other water-based activities.The park is also home to a wide variety of flora and fauna, some of which have never been found elsewhere in the world.

 

MAJOR CITIES

  •  MASERUlesotho points of interest
  •  MAFETENGlesotho points of interest
  •  MOKHOTLONGlesotho points of interest
  •  HLOTSElesotho points of interest
  •  TEYATEYANENGlesotho points of interest
  •  THABA-TSEKAlesotho points of interest

 

TOP EXPERIENCES

  •  MORIJA MUSEUMbest Lesotho points of interest
  •  OXBOWbest Lesotho points of interest
  •   MALETSUYANE FALLSbest Lesotho points of interest
  •  THABA BOSLUbest Lesotho points of interest
 

 

  •  TSEHLAMYANE PARKbest Lesotho points of interest
  •  SEHLANATHEBE  PARKbest Lesotho points of interest
  •  BOKONG RESERVEbest Lesotho points of interest
  •  KATSEbest Lesotho points of interest
 

 

 

LANGUAGES

The official languages are Sesotho and English.

Most people in the larger towns or tourist attractions speak English to a reasonable standard and a few words of Afrikaans; however, outside these areas, these languages will not be understood.

 

EXPLORE

  • Pony-Trekking at Malealea, Semonkong, and Basotho.
  • Hiking in the Highlands.
  • Skiing at Oxbow during the winter.
  • GoVertical Mountaineering Adventures.

 

2 Comments

  1. Julie
    August 6, 2017

    Sounds like a magical place. I’ve always wanted to visit Africa. Will definitely put Lesotho on my bucket list. Thanks for the information.

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  2. Pammy
    August 7, 2017

    Beautiful pictures! Looks like a great place to explore!

    Pammy – joyfulsource.com

    Reply

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