Museum in Morija

Morija Museum & Archives

This small, considered museum contains ethnographical exhibits, archives from the early mission and scientific artefacts. There’s an excellent collection of books for sale, including those by curator Stephen Gill. S…
National Park in Northwestern Lesotho

Ts'ehlanyane National Park

This Lesotho Northern Parks–administered national park protects a beautiful, 5600-hectare patch of rugged wilderness, including one of Lesotho’s only stands of indigenous forest, at a high altitude of 2000m to 3000m…
Gardens in Katse Dam

Katse Botanical Garden

Katse Botanical Garden was originally established to protect the spiral aloes displaced from the dam’s construction. It has flourished to include gravel, hillside trails passing via a rock garden, indigenous flowers…
Museum in Quthing

Masitise Cave House Museum

Five kilometres west of Quthing is this intriguing section of an old mission, built directly into a San rock shelter in 1866 by Reverend David-Frédéric Ellenberger, a Swiss missionary who was among the first to Leso…
Arts Centre in Morija

Maeder House Crafts Centre

Crafts centre in a missionary house near the museum.
Viewpoint in Katse Dam

Katse Dam Visitors Centre

On the main road is Katse Dam's visitors centre, with information, displays and a dam-viewing deck. Look for the bright blue roof a few kilometres east of Katse village. Guided tours of the dam wall (M10, one hour) …
Nature Reserve in Central Highlands

Bokong Nature Reserve

Bokong has perhaps the most dramatic setting of the three Lesotho Northern Parks reserves, with stunning vistas over the Lepaqoa Valley from the visitors centre, various short walks and a good, rugged two- to three-…
Cave in Northwestern Lesotho

Ha Kome Cave Houses

The Ha Kome cave houses are an anomaly in this area, 21km from Teyateyaneng and several kilometres from the village of Mateka. These extraordinary inhabited mud dwellings are nestled under a rock overhang, hidden wi…
Historic Site in Northeastern Highlands

Liphofung Cave Cultural & Historical Site

Just beyond the village of Muela is the signposted turn-off for this small Lesotho Northern Parks–administered site, which includes a cave with some San paintings and Stone Age artefacts. King Moshoeshoe the Great i…
Archaeological Site in Quthing

Dinosaur Footprints

One of Quthing’s main claims to fame is the proliferation of dinosaur footprints in the surrounding area. The most easily accessible are signposted on the left as you leave town heading northeast towards Qacha's Nek…