Official Travel Advice for Lesotho
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Advice current as at 4:00 am 19 May 2019.
There’s no British diplomatic representation in Lesotho. Consular support is not available from the British government in Lesotho. However, the British High Commission in Pretoria (or alternatively Consulate-General in Cape Town, South Africa) can provide consular support to British nationals.
Most visits to Lesotho are trouble free.
There are ongoing political tensions and occasional spontaneous political demonstrations in Maseru. You should avoid demonstrations, rallies and large public gatherings. There is often an increase in criminal activity, especially property crimes, leading up to the holiday season. Take extra care and be vigilant during this period. See Crime
Although there’s no recent history of terrorism in Lesotho, attacks can’t be ruled out. See Terrorism
Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.
Quick Facts Tourist Information for:Lesotho
Drive on the: left
Visitors/Tourists: 397,000 in 2011
Maseru (also largest city)