7 days in Lesotho Itinerary

7 days in Lesotho Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lesotho holiday planner

Make it your trip
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Butha-Buthe
— 2 nights
Drive
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Maseru
— 4 nights
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Butha-Buthe

— 2 nights
Butha-Buthe is the capital city or camptown of the Butha-Buthe District in Lesotho. Butha-Buthe is known for winter sports and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: hit the slopes at Afriski Mountain Resort and explore the fascinating underground world of Liphofung Caves.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Butha-Buthe day trip site.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Butha-Buthe is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Johannesburg in November, Butha-Buthe is a bit cooler at night with lows of 12°C. On the 8th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Maseru.

Things to do in Butha-Buthe

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Nature
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Maseru

— 4 nights
Founded in 1869 by the British, Lesotho's main city--Maseru--lies on the border with South Africa on a plateau surrounded by red hills.
Venture out of the city with trips to Ha Kome Cave Houses (in Teyateyaneng), Morija Museum & Archives (in Morija) and Maletsunyane Falls Semonkong (in Semonkong). The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Maluti Mountains, take a memorable drive along Gates of Paradise Pass, try your luck at Lesotho Sun Casino, and steep yourself in history at Thaba-Bosiu National Monument.

To see more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Maseru day trip planner.

You can drive from Butha-Buthe to Maseru in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Maseru when traveling from Butha-Buthe in November, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Maseru

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive

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Lesotho travel guide

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Ski Areas · Dams · Waterfalls
Kingdom in the Sky
Mountainous Lesotho lends itself well to an adventurous holiday itinerary. Entirely located above 1,000 m (3,280 ft) in elevation, the country enjoys a cool climate with around 300 days of sunshine each year. Explorations of the mountains form the backbone of many Lesotho holidays. Remote villages located way up in the highlands, only accessible on foot or by horseback, offer a glimpse into the country's authentic culture with their lively markets, traditional eateries, and musical traditions.