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.

On 8 and 9 July a dispute between minibus taxi drivers caused substantial delays at the Maseru bridge border crossing with South Africa. Monitor local media for the latest situation and use alternative crossing points if necessary.

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.