8 days in Lesotho Itinerary

8 days in Lesotho Itinerary

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Butha-Buthe
— 1 night
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Maseru
— 3 nights
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Malealea
— 2 nights
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Semonkong
— 1 night

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Butha-Buthe

Butha-Buthe ©
Butha-Buthe is the capital city or camptown of the Butha-Buthe District in Lesotho. On the 21st (Sun), Head underground at Liphofung Caves and then cruise along Mafika Lisiu Pass. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon): get outside with Afriski Mountain Resort.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Butha-Buthe trip planning app.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Butha-Buthe is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus and car. In February in Butha-Buthe, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Maseru.

Things to do in Butha-Buthe

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Afriski Mountain Resort ©
Afriski Mountain Resort
Liphofung Caves ©
Liphofung Caves

3
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Maseru

Maseru ©
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Ha Kome Cave Houses in Teyateyaneng (about 1h 15 min away). And it doesn't end there: see human ingenuity at work at Katse Dam, browse the exhibits of National Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with Lesotho Co-operative Handicrafts, and pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Victory Cathedral.

For reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Maseru holiday maker app.

Traveling by car from Butha-Buthe to Maseru takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. In February, daily temperatures in Maseru can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to Malealea.

Things to do in Maseru

Parks · Historic Sites · Casinos · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Katse Dam ©
Katse Dam
Thaba-Bosiu National Monument ©
Thaba-Bosiu National Monument
Maluti Mountains ©
Maluti Mountains

2
nights
Malealea

Malealea ©
On the 26th (Fri), take a memorable drive along Gates of Paradise Pass. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Morija Museum & Archives.

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You can drive from Maseru to Malealea in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in February, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Semonkong.

Things to do in Malealea

Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Gates of Paradise Pass ©
Gates of Paradise Pass
Morija Museum & Archives ©
Morija Museum & Archives

1
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Semonkong

Semonkong ©
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): admire the sheer force of Maletsunyane Falls Semonkong.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Semonkong trip planner.

You can drive from Malealea to Semonkong in 3 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Semonkong can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Semonkong

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Maletsunyane Falls Semonkong ©
Maletsunyane Falls Semonkong