• 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

  • Afriski — Ski and Mountain Resort for Skiing in Winter (June - September) and Mountain Adventure Sport in Summer (October - April)
  • Sehlabathebe National Park — remote mountain reserve great for hiking with rare wildlife, impressive waterfalls, and ancient rock paintings and stone shelters.
  • Ts'ehlanyane National Park — Sub-alpine National Park at the foot of the Holomo Pass. Home to one of the few remaining Che-Che (old wood) forests, with hiking trails and pristine rock pools and rivers.
  • Katse — Pony-trekking and the impressive Katse Dam.
  • Malealea — Pony-trekking
  • Morija — Museum, dinosaur footprints
  • Oxbow — One of the handful of places in Africa to 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,

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Lesotho - Travel guide