15 days in Lesotho Itinerary

15 days in Lesotho Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Butha-Buthe
— 4 nights
2
Maseru
— 3 nights
3
Semonkong
— 1 night
4
Malealea
— 3 nights

4
nights
Butha-Buthe

Butha-Buthe ©
Butha-Buthe is the capital city or camptown of the Butha-Buthe District in Lesotho. Step out of Butha-Buthe to go to Pitseng and see Mafika Lisiu Pass, which is approximately 48 minutes away. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. Next up on the itinerary: Head underground at Liphofung Caves.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Butha-Buthe route planner.

Vancouver, Canada to Butha-Buthe is an approximately 34-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from Vancouver to Butha-Buthe due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Vancouver in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Butha-Buthe, with highs around °C, while nights are much colder with lows around °C. On the 18th (Tue), you'll travel to Maseru.

Things to do in Butha-Buthe

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Mafika Lisiu Pass
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Afriski Mountain Resort ©
Afriski Mountain Resort
Liphofung Caves ©
Liphofung Caves

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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.
When in Maseru, make a side trip to see Ha Kome Cave Houses in Teyateyaneng, approximately Teyateyaneng away. There's lots more to do: admire the engineering at Katse Dam, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maluti Mountains, pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Victory Cathedral, and step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Maseru route builder app.

You can drive from Butha-Buthe to Maseru in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Butha-Buthe in August since evenings lows in Maseru dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to drive to Semonkong.

Things to do in Maseru

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Ha Kome Cave Houses
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Thaba-Bosiu National Monument ©
Thaba-Bosiu National Monument
Katse Dam ©
Katse Dam
Maluti Mountains ©
Maluti Mountains

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night
Semonkong

Semonkong ©
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): admire the sheer force of Maletsunyane Falls Semonkong.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Semonkong trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Maseru to Semonkong in 2.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Semonkong can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Malealea.

Things to do in Semonkong

Nature Parks
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Maletsunyane Falls Semonkong ©
Maletsunyane Falls Semonkong

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nights
Malealea

Malealea ©
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): cruise along Gates of Paradise Pass. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Morija Museum & Archives.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Malealea tour website.

Getting from Semonkong to Malealea by car takes about 3 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. You'll set off for home on the 25th (Tue).

Things to do in Malealea

Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Morija Museum & Archives
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Gates of Paradise Pass ©
Gates of Paradise Pass
Morija Museum & Archives ©
Morija Museum & Archives