ls-300x200Country name:  Lesotho

Sub-region: Afrique Australe

Capital: Maseru

Lesotho is often referred to as the “Kingdom in the sky” because of its high altitude, it is the only country in the world to be entirely above 1000m. Lesotho is completely surrounded by South Africa and is a fantastic destination. One of the few African countries that offer snow. Lesotho has a natural beauty to visitors with no accessible terrain and a rich local and traditional culture. A visitor to Lesotho can choose to stay in a “bed & breakfast” at the hotel in the capital, Maseru, or choose to live an adventure in harmony with nature and find a cottage or self catering accommodation in the highlands of the country, completely nestled in the beautiful mountains and in a peaceful environment. All Lesotho’s regions deserve attention, be it river banks, mountain slopes, and regions located in high altitude.

Currency: Loti

Official languages, languages spoken: Sotho, Anglais / Zoulou, Swati, Xhosa


  • Mandatory vaccinations : Yellow fever: absent in this country. Be vaccinated only if prior residence in an area where the disease is present. This measure does not concern you if you come from Europe, North America, Central and Southern Africa, Asia or Oceania.
  • Recommended vaccinations: Viral hepatitis A and B, Rage (“adventurous” circuit), Diphtheria, Tetanus, Poliomyelitis, Typhoid

Airlines flying to the destination:  British Airways / South African Airways / Ethiopian Airlines / LAM Mozambique Airlines / Air Namibia / Air Botswana

Editor’s words  We like Lesotho because of his landlocked side with its small size and its major tourist attractions. With its 3,482 m Thabana Ntlentyana, Lesotho is the summit of Southern Africa.

Quote/proverb:  Because of A remote source, people is dying of thirst

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