Visit Lesotho-Best Things to do in the Kingdom in the Sky

Visit Lesotho and you will quickly understand how this tiny country earned its title as Africa’s “Kingdom in the Sky”. 

Here are the best things to do and places to visit in Lesotho, the mountain kingdom.

Pony Trekking in Lesotho

Treks will take you across the pristine mountain ranges of both the high and lowlands where you will discover the Basotho people. Many still live traditionally in simple stone and thatch huts.


Lesotho is also a hiker’s paradise. Mountainous, rugged, and incredibly scenic, Lesotho is a place of awe inspiring beauty.

4×4 Tours, Mountain, Quad and Motor Biking

The Lesotho Highlands are formed by the Drakensberg and Maloti mountain ranges. This offers some of the best off-road conditions you will find anywhere in Southern Africa.

Abseil Maletsunyane Falls

You cannot visit Lesotho and miss Maletsunyane Falls, whether you are seeking an adrenaline rush or just to admire this natural wonder.

Thaba Bosiu

Climb the mountain from the Thaba Bosiu cultural village, and you will see the remains of the king’s mountaintop dwellings. This is where the story of Lesotho’s past is told.

Katse Dam & Mohale Dam

The Mohale Dam, at 145m it is the second-largest in Lesotho and the highest concrete-faced rock-filled dam in Africa. An entire mountain was crushed to build this dam.

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