Top things to do

Top Choice International in Maseru

No.7 Restaurant

Attached to football-focused NGO Kick4Life and its hotel, No.7 pumps its profits back into Kick4Life’s charitable work and the team includes young locals training for a career in hospitality. The restaurant is a sty…
Top Choice Pizza in Oxbow

Sky Restaurant

Africa's highest restaurant (3010m) overlooks the slopes at Afriski Mountain Resort and reflects the resort's international sheen with its stylish wood finish and big red pizza oven. Lunch choices include pizzas, bu…
Top Choice Museum in Thaba-Bosiu

Cultural Village

Revamped in 2016, the well-maintained cultural village is a highly worthwhile stop. Excellent guided tours of the complex explain traditional Basotho culture and history and end with a visit to a statue of the much …
Arts & Crafts in Teyateyaneng

Setsoto Design

Next to a primary school near the Blue Mountain Inn, you can see the painstaking tapestry-making process at Setsoto Design. The project employs more than 60 local women who spin, dye and weave a beautiful selection …
International in Ts’ehlanyane National Park

Maliba Lodge

Maliba Mountain Lodge's excellent restaurant serves dishes such as cider-roasted pork belly, pan-fried Lesotho trout and malva pudding. Advance booking is advised if you're not staying over at the lodge.
Sports in Malealea

Lesotho Sky

This six-day, 350km, team mountain-bike race begins in Maseru and climbs through the highlands to Malealea and on to Semonkong.
Nature Reserve in Central Highlands

Bokong Nature Reserve

Bokong has perhaps the most dramatic setting of the three northern parks, with stunning vistas over the Lepaqoa Valley from the visitors centre, various short walks and a good, rugged two- to three-day hike to Ts’eh…
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…
National Park in Southern Lesotho

Sehlabathebe National Park

Lesotho’s most undervisited national park is remote, rugged and beautiful. The rolling grasslands, wildflowers and silence provide complete isolation, with only the prolific bird life (including the bearded vulture)…
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…