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The mountainous Lesotho may seem like an underrated travel destination, but there is a lot to explore and view here. Unlike its neighbours, this country is abundant with beauty, culture and lush landscapes. So travel here today and visit the splendid attractions and surprises that are waiting here.
Maseru is the place to begin your journey with. Although there is not much to view here, there are a few iconic attractions worth visiting and exploring. Travel ahead to Teyateyaneng which is best known for its craft work. You can visit the many shops that make these tapestries or even watch them as they make it. Next, travel to Hloste which is a famous regional market hub, that makes it an ideal place to stop and shop before you travel to your next destination. Butha – Buthe is your next destination. It has a rich cultural history that is worth exploring and experiencing first hand. The other places that are a must visit include Mohale’s Hoek which is best known for its various gastronome outlets, and Mokhotlong, the only city that is located in the cradles of the mountains.
There are plenty of natural attractions here that are worth exploring and viewing. These include the famous Sehlabathebe National Park, which is known for its striking biological diversity as well as its cultural heritage. Apart from this, the Ts’ehlanyane National Park is another attraction that is a must visit. Apart from the largest national park, it includes the only standing indigenous forests and a few rare undergrowth plants that are unique to this area. Maletsunyane Falls is another beautiful attraction that is a must visit. This 192 meter attraction is a popular spot for its scenic beauty and adventure sports. The Thaba Bosiu is another natural landscape that is a must visit, especially since it is one of the largest sandstone plateau in the country.
The cuisines of Lesotho comprise of a perfect and delectable blend of the African traditions and the British influences. Most of the cuisines here comprise of potato, seafood, rice and vegetables. Some of the indigenous meals include mealie pap and oxtails stew that is made in the local flavour. The curries served with the main meals comprise of semi spicy flavour with the local African taste. For special occasions, the spit roasted chicken and beef is served. For the beverages, you can opt for ginger beer or ting. There are also other local brews that are available depending on your location.
You can indulge in various exciting activities here. You can go hiking the local attractions, or even go pony trekking. In winter, these destinations make for a perfect location to go skiing. You can even partake in the football events sponsored by the local NGOs. Apart from this, the various attractions are worth exploring and experiencing.
You can plan your trip filled only with adventure and excitement. However, at times you will face certain events and unexpected calamities that can affect your trip and even harm your safety. However, if you are well prepared for any such eventuality, you will be safe. To be prepared, you must apply for a safety net. Flexicover, with its range of single trip travel insurance, multi-trip travel insurance, gap-year travel insurance and many other covers, ensures that you are well equipped for every eventuality.
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