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Maseru— 3 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.Explore Maseru's surroundings by going to Gates of Paradise Pass (in Malealea), Morija Museum & Archives (in Morija) and Maletsunyane Falls Semonkong (in Semonkong). There's lots more to do: admire the engineering at Katse Dam, cruise along Mafika Lisiu Pass, stop by Lesotho Co-operative Handicrafts, and take in the awesome beauty at Maluti Mountains.
To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Maseru road trip planning tool .
If you are flying in from South Africa, the closest major airport is Moshoeshoe I International Airport. June in Maseru sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel back home.
Things to do in Maseru
Gates of Paradise Pass, Maletsunyane Falls Semonkong, Mafika Lisiu Pass, Morija Museum & Archives
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