Foreign travel advice
There’s no British diplomatic representation in Lesotho. If you’re in need of emergency consular assistance, you can contact the British High Commission in Pretoria, South Africa on +2712 421 7500.
Most visits to Lesotho are trouble free.
National elections take place on 3 June 2017. 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
If you’re abroad and you need emergency help from the UK government, contact the nearest British embassy, consulate or high commission.
Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.