Welcome to Maseru
Maseru is one of the world’s more low-key capital cities. It sprawls across Lesotho’s lower-lying western edge, rimmed by the Berea and Qeme Plateaus. Founded by the British in 1869 as an administrative post, over the past few decades Maseru has rapidly expanded and today there’s a modicum of traffic congestion. A major city-rebuilding programme has hidden many of the once-visible scars of the 1998 political... Read More
Top experiences in Maseru
2-Night Private Lesotho Tour with Five Star Hotel
Day 1: Arrival in Maseru (L, D) Meet a private driver at Maseru’s Moshoeshoe I International Airport for transfer to your hotel. If time allows, take a short orientation tour of Maseru, visit a local craft center, and stop by the Maseru Post Office to pick up official Lesotho stamps. Day 2: Guided tour of Morija and Maletsunyane Falls (B,L,D) Meet a driver/guide after breakfast and depart for Morija, the oldest town in Lesotho. Make the first stop of the day at the Morija Museum, and browse exhibits of Basotho artifacts, as well as memorabilia from the Lifaqane conflict and the Boer War. Continue to Matsieng to visit the King Letsie Palace (no photography is allowed at the King’s palace), then enter a rural landscape on your way to the Semonkong Lodge, where you'll pause for lunch. Spend the afternoon at Maletsunyane Falls, a spectacular 630-foot (192-meter) single-drop waterfall that tumbles from a high basalt ledge. Finish the day with return transfer to Maseru. Day 3: (B,L) After breakfast or lunch (depending on the time of your flight), transfer to Moshoeshoe I International Airport for departure.