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Maseru Tourism Overview


Overview : Maseru is the capital city of Lesotho. This beautiful city is situated on the bank of Mohokare River. The city was founded by the British as a small police camp in the year 1869. Maseru is remarkable for its exotic beauty that is spotted with hillocks and lakes. It is one of the most preferred tourist destinations in the region visited by the tourists from all over the world.
Tourist Attractions - Best Places to Visit : Maseru is abundant with myriads of tourist attractions worth visiting. The followings are some of the famous destinations of the city : -
  • Lancer's Gap
  • Sani Pass
  • Afriski Resort
  • Katse Dam
  • Thaba Bosiu
  • The Maluti Mountains
  • Mokorotlo
  • Thetsane.
Food : Maseru is the best place for satiate your urge to have some peaceful meal with your family. The followings are some of the famous food courts in the city with their preferred dishes :
    White Box Food : - Chicken, pork, rice and papa. M'editerranea Pizza : - Good Fresh Pizza. Mimmo's Italian Deli : - Garlicy pizzas and pasta dishes. Nando's : - Good Chicken.
Shopping : Maseru being the capital city has well-stocked shops, a selection of restaurants and hotels, and friendly locals. It has many up class markets and expensive boutiques in the city center. The city offers you a unique shopping experience that you will never forget.
Activities : The city offers you several outdoor activities like tennis, golf, hiking, cycling etc. So go out and revive your childhood.
Local Transport : There are many options available for traveling around inside the city. You can hire a taxi or rent a car. Local buses also ply. They are cheap and you can easily find them.
Getting Around : Moshoeshoe Airport is located 18 Kms from Maseru. It has several daily flights from Maseru to Johannesburg. The air expenses are quite high but then it is the most convenient way to reach here.
Fast Facts : a
State : Lesotho.
Country : South Africa.
Area : 138 Km2 (53.3 sq mi).
Population : 227,880.
Languages : Official language Sesotho.
Currency : Maloti (M).
Region : North Western border with South Africa.
Geographic Coordination : 29.31S 27.48E.
Climate and Weather : It has a temperate type of climate. Maseru has cool to cold and dry winters; hot and wet summers.
Best Time to Visit : All year around destination.