Practical Information in Maseru

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Currency and Banking

Currency: The currency used in Lesotho is the Maloti (LSL), which is equivalent to the South African Rand (ZAR). Both currencies are widely accepted, so you can use either for transactions. ATMs: ATMs are available in Maseru and major towns. They accept international debit and credit cards, making it convenient to withdraw cash in the local currency.


English and Sesotho are the official languages of Lesotho. English is widely spoken, especially in urban areas, making it easy to communicate with locals.

Mobile Networks

Local SIM cards are available, and the country has reliable mobile network coverage. Ensure your phone is unlocked to use a local SIM card for data and calls.


Maseru offers a range of accommodation options, from budget-friendly guesthouses to upscale hotels. Booking in advance is recommended, especially during peak tourist seasons.

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Plan Your Maseru Trip

Explore Lesotho’s capital with essential info on visas, safety, and transportation.

Visa Guide

Check Lesotho visa requirements based on your nationality before traveling to Maseru.

Safety in Maseru

Exercise caution, avoid isolated areas, and stay aware of your surroundings while in Maseru.

Getting Around in Maseru

Taxis and minivans are common for local transportation in Maseru. Negotiate fares beforehand

Practical Information

Currency is the Lesotho Loti (LSL). English and Sesotho are spoken languages & variation of Culture.