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Foreign travel advice

Lesotho

Summary

There is no British diplomatic representation in Lesotho. If you need emergency consular assistance, you should contact the British Honorary Consul barrett@leo.co.ls

Most visits to Lesotho are trouble free.

There are 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.

The shooting of the former Commander of the Lesotho Defence Force on 24 June has increased political tensions. You should avoid demonstrations, political rallies and large public gatherings. See Crime

There is a low threat from terrorism. See Terrorism

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel. 

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