Closed for Travel


  • MasksRequired
  • COVID TestPCR required to enter
  • RestaurantsOpen
  • Quarantine14 days self-quarantine
  • Public TransportationLimited
Updated: February 9, 2021
Reviewed: February 24, 2021


Lesotho has closed its borders for leisure travel again, and some domestic restrictions are re-imposed.

Can I travel to Lesotho?

Lesotho has closed its borders for all travel, and only citizens and residents may enter.

Do I need to go into quarantine when arriving to Lesotho?

All returning citizens and residents must self-quarantine for 14 days.

Are COVID-19 tests required to travel to Lesotho?

Anyone entering Lesotho will be required to present a negative COVID-19 test result, no older than 72 hours.

Is public transportation open in Lesotho?

Public transportation in Lesotho is operating in limited capacity.

Are the restaurants and bars open in Lesotho?

Restaurants and bars in Lesotho are open daily between 8:00 and 16:00, with health measures in place.

Are businesses and attractions open in Lesotho?

  • Non-essential businesses in Lesotho are open, while leisure facilities remain closed.
  • A curfew is in place between 21:00 and 5:00 each day.

Do I need to wear a face mask in Lesotho?

It is required to wear face masks in all public places in Lesotho.

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