Highest roads of Lesotho

Located in southern Africa and completely surrounded by South Africa, Lesotho is a very mountainous country. It’s the only independent state in the world that lies entirely above 1,000 metres (3,281 feet) in elevation.

Travel guide to the top of Moteng Pass

Moteng Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.820m (9,252ft) above the sea level, located in the Butha-Buthe District of Lesotho. It's one of the highest roads of the country. The maximum slope is 17%.

Mahlasela Pass: The Ultimate Road Trip Guide

Mahlasela Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 3.278m (10,754ft) above the sea level, located in the Butha-Buthe District of Lesotho. It's one of the highest roads of Lesotho. It’s a beautiful pass to drive, but be vigilant during winter as the road gets very slippery.

Tlaeeng Pass is one of the highest roads of Lesotho

Tlaeeng Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 3.262m (10,702ft) above the sea level, located on the boundary of Butha-Buthe and Leribe districts of Lesotho. It’s one of the highest roads of the country.

Baboons Pass is more suitable for donkeys than for vehicles

Baboons Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.689m (8,822ft) above the sea level located in the Maseru District of Lesotho. It’s one of the most remote, roughest and impassable passes of the country -- more suitable for donkeys than for vehicles. It's one of the highest roads of Lesotho.

Steep gradients and sharp curves to Mafika Lisiu Pass

Mafika Lisiu Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 3.096m (10,157ft) above the sea level, located in Leribè district of Lesotho. It’s one of the highest roads of the country,

Driving the challenging road to Qacha's Nek border

Qacha's Nek is an international high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.989m (6,525ft) above the sea level, located on the border of Lesotho and South Africa.

Sani Pass: winding twists, hairpins, plunging drops and mind-blowing scenery

Sani Pass is an international high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.876m (9,400ft) above the sea level, located on the border of South Africa and Lesotho. It’s one of the highest roads of the country.

Kotisephola Pass is one of the highest roads of Lesotho

Kotisephola Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 3.245m (10,646ft) above the sea level, located in the Black Mountain of Lesotho. It’s one of the highest roads of Lesotho. 

A paved road to Mohale Dam in Lesotho

Mohale Dam is a rock-fill dam located in the Maseru district of Lesotho. The road to the dam is asphalted and includes 5 sharp hairpin switchbacks.

God Help Me Pass is an absolute must for road lovers

God Help Me Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.292m (7,519ft) above the sea level, located in Maseru district of western Lesotho.

Blue Mountain Pass: a curvy paved road to the summit

Blue Mountain Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.641m (8,664ft) above the sea level, in the central highlands of western Lesotho. Located atop a long ride over a high plateau, offers great views. It's one of the highest mountain roads of the country.

Cheche Pass: a quite steep paved road

Cheche Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.545m (8,349ft) above the sea level, located in Lesotho.

Semonkong-Mantsa Road bridges, often flooded away in rainy seasons

Located in the Maseru District of Lesotho, the road linking Semonkong and Mantsa includes many river crossings, with two of the most spectacular bridges in the world.

The Ultimate Guide to Traveling the Matebeng Pass

Matebeng pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.960m (9,711ft) above the sea level, located on the border of Thaba-Tseka and Qacha's Nek districts of southeast Lesotho.

Bushman's Pass: 65 bends to the summit

Bushman's Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.266m (7,434ft) above the sea level, located in the central highlands of western Lesotho.

A winding paved road to Mokhoabong Pass

Mokhoabong Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.900m (9,514ft) above the sea level, located in the central highlands of western Lesotho. It's one of the highest roads of the country.

A wild road to Menoaneng Pass

Menoaneng Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 3.038m (9,967ft) above the sea level, located in the Mokhotlong district, in Lesotho. At this altitude, the drive is not for the faint of heart.

How To Travel The Lebelonyana Pass

Lebelonyana Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.463m (8,080ft) above the sea level, located in Quthing district of Lesotho.

Ongeluks Nek Pass, a tricky road to the summit

Ongeluks Nek Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.541m (8,336ft) above the sea level, located in the Eastern Cape, South Africa, near the border with Lesotho. This is a high rainfall area, therefore this track is often very muddy and slippery. No road maintenance is done on this road. Do not travel this pass in severe weather conditions.

The Road To Likalaneng Pass Has it All

Likalaneng Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.638m (8,654ft) above the sea level, located in the Maseru District, in central Lesotho.

Nkaobee Pass

Nkaobee Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.510m (8,234ft) above the sea level, located in the Leribè district of Lesotho.

A3 Road: one of Lesotho’s top drives

Located in the central highlands of western Lesotho, the A3 highway is one of the main roads of the country.

Laitsoka Pass

Laitsoka Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.644m (8,674ft) above the sea level, located in the Leribè district of Lesotho.

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