14 days in Lesotho Itinerary

14 days in Lesotho Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lesotho tour planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Semonkong
— 2 nights
Drive
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Maseru
— 6 nights
Drive
3
Butha-Buthe
— 5 nights
Fly

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Semonkong

— 2 nights
Semonkong is known for nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Maletsunyane Falls Semonkong.

To find where to stay and more tourist information, refer to the Semonkong day trip planner.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Semonkong is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. While traveling from Johannesburg, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Semonkong, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 5°C. On the 27th (Tue), you're off to Maseru.

Things to do in Semonkong

Parks · Nature
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Highlights from your trip

Maseru

— 6 nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Maseru: Morija Museum & Archives (in Morija), Ha Kome Cave Houses (in Teyateyaneng) and Gates of Paradise Pass (in Malealea). There's much more to do: see human ingenuity at work at Katse Dam, pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Victory Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Thaba-Bosiu National Monument, and shop like a local with Lesotho Co-operative Handicrafts.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Maseru vacation planning tool.

You can drive from Semonkong to Maseru in 2.5 hours. July in Maseru sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C at night. On the 2nd (Mon), you'll travel to Butha-Buthe.

Things to do in Maseru

Parks · Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 27 — Aug 2:

Butha-Buthe

— 5 nights
Butha-Buthe is the capital city or camptown of the Butha-Buthe District in Lesotho. Change things up with a short trip to Mafika Lisiu Pass in Pitseng (about 50 minutes away). The adventure continues: hit the slopes at Afriski Mountain Resort and explore the fascinating underground world of Liphofung Caves.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Butha-Buthe online vacation planner.

Getting from Maseru to Butha-Buthe by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Maseru in August since evenings lows in Butha-Buthe dip to 1°C. You will leave for home on the 7th (Sat).

Things to do in Butha-Buthe

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 2 — 7:

Lesotho travel guide

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Ski Areas · Dams · Waterfalls
Kingdom in the Sky
Mountainous Lesotho lends itself well to an adventurous holiday itinerary. Entirely located above 1,000 m (3,280 ft) in elevation, the country enjoys a cool climate with around 300 days of sunshine each year. Explorations of the mountains form the backbone of many Lesotho holidays. Remote villages located way up in the highlands, only accessible on foot or by horseback, offer a glimpse into the country's authentic culture with their lively markets, traditional eateries, and musical traditions.