Top things to do

Top Choice International in Maseru

Sky Restaurant

Maseru's best new restaurant sits atop the Mpilo Boutique Hotel, dishing out Basotho favourites such as cured venison carpaccio, whole local trout and slow-braised oxtail. The wine list is exquisite and the mountain…
Top Choice International in Maseru

No.7 Restaurant

Attached to the 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 stylish spot wit…
Top Choice Park in Qacha’s Nek

Qacha's Nek Snake Park

This site is unique in Lesotho, not only because it is the country's only snake park, but because you can also get your car washed while you visit the anacondas, endemic puff adders and spitting cobras. Oh, and the …
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 Lodge's excellent restaurant serves dishes such as braised oxtail, oven-baked trout and Madagascan peppered beef fillet. 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 Roma and climbs through the highlands to Malealea and on to Semonkong.
Historic Site in Northeastern Highlands

Liphofung Cave Cultural & Historical Site

This small but historically significant sandstone overhang is adorned in San rock art and served as a temporary hideaway home for King Moshoeshoe the Great back in the early 1800s, before he became the nation's foun…
Nature Reserve in Central Highlands

Bokong Nature Reserve

Bokong has perhaps the more dramatic setting of the two 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’ehla…