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Land area30,355 sq. km.
Visitors each yearAbout 1,009,856
Head of StateTom Thabane
Area(s) ServedLesotho


Beautiful, culturally rich, safe, affordable and easily accessible from Durban and Johannesburg, mountainous Lesotho is a vastly underrated travel destination.This is essentially an alpine country, where villagers on horseback in multicolored balaclavas and blankets greet you round precipitous bends.

The hiking and trekking – often on a famed Basotho pony – is world class and the infrastructure of the three stunning national parks continues to improve. An astonishingly beautiful country, this ‘Mountain Kingdom’ needs to be seen to be believed.

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Background: Lesotho was originally inhabited by local tribes of hunter-gatherers called the Khoisan. Later came the Bantu tribes and eventually the Sotho-Tswana peoples. Continue reading.

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Our Registered Office: Ministry of Health (Headquarters) Constitutional Road Maseru Lesotho

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