There where shepherds rule the mountain and the weather decides the day. Lesotho is a wonderful and interesting country to visit. Totally landlocked and completely in the mountains. There is a lot of poverty and shepherds live like they do for thousands of years. It’s cheap and the people are very kind. 


Fun Facts

Lesotho Profile

The local currency is Maluti.

Here you find the current exchange rate.

Christian 80%, indigenous beliefs 20%.

Sotho 99.7%, Europeans, Asians, and other 0.3%.

English, Sesotho (both official); Zulu, Xhosa.

Where is Lesotho?

Mountainous Lesotho, is completely surrounded by the Republic of South Africa. It’s located in the East of South Africa.

Is Lesotho safe?

Lesotho is generally considered a safe country to travel to. However, even though it has served as a safe haven and a sanctuary from all the troubles that are hitting the rest of Africa pretty hard – Lesotho also has its issues with crime, both petty and violent, illnesses and poverty.

We did not experience any violence, nor ever felt unsafe.

Do I need a visa for Lesotho?

It depends on the country you are from. Check here if you need a visa to travel to Lesotho.


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