Foreign travel advice

Lesotho

Summary

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.

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

There is a low threat from terrorism. See Terrorism

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.