Start your Lesotho Self Drive 4x4 Holiday

The ‘magic kingdom in the sky’ awaits the curious explorer.

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Our Recommended Vehicles for Lesotho

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Toyota Hilux 2.4TD 4x4 Camp

A reliable and capable 4x4 vehicle that offers excellent fuel consumption and good off road performance. Good ride height ideal for game viewing. Equiiped with a roof top tent.

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Toyota Landcruiser 79 S/W 4x4 Camp

The Toyota Landcruiser is a very robust, reliable and exceptionally capable 4WD vehicle. A highly respected safari vehicle in Africa, with no electronics and ideal for remote area travel.

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Nissan Double Cab 4x4 MDE

This is one of Africas most reliable pickup trucks, with the ruggedness to take on any terrain.

Perfect for a self-drive safari. This camping equipped double cab pickup can seat up to 5 adult passengers. Its perfect for exploring the ‘world in one country’ that is South Africa.

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Ford Ranger D/Cab 4x4 Bushcamper

Superbly compact 4x4 camper suitable for up to 4 adults. Fully equipped with camping equipment. This is the vehicle you want on your African 4x4 adventure.

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Lesotho Travel Advice


Lesotho is  landlocked country surrounded by South Africa. It is a high-altitude country characterised by a network of rivers and mountain ranges. The capital of Lesotho is Maseru.

The ‘Magic Kingdom in the Sky’ waits for curious explorers to experience her spectacular scenery. Lesotho is quite mystical in its lofty location, and with only a third of the country’s roads tarred, a 4x4 gives you greater scope for exploration.

Lesotho Official Languages

Lesotho is home to the Basotho people whose language is Sesotho. The official languages are Sesotho and English.

Lesotho Currency

The official currency of Lesotho is the Lesotho loti (LSL), but the South African rand is also used.

What to do in Lesotho

  • Visit the nation’s capital Maseru where you will find ruins on the Thaba Bosiu plateau dating back to the 19th-century.
  • Endless mountain ranges including the 3,482m high Thabana Ntlenyana which is a one of a kind hiking route.
  • Maletsunyane Falls – To see the waterfall or to go abseiling
  • Katse Dam – Africa’s second largest double-curvature arch dam on the Malibamt’so River.
  • Afriski Mountain Resort – Go skiing 3000m above sea-level on the Maluti Mountains.

Lesotho 4x4 Hire

Hiring a 4x4 in Lesotho provides the ideal means to unlocking this beautiful little country nestled like an island amongst the South African mountains. Drive South Africa has a wide range of 4x4 vehicles for rental at affordable rates. Contact our sales team to book your equipped or unequipped 4x4 or use the booking form on this page.

Why Rent a 4x4 from Drive South Africa

Drive South Africa offers a specialised Lesotho 4x4 rental service. We’ve been equipping adventurers with all terrain (ATV) and recreational vehicles since 2002. We provide a comprehensive 4wd rental service, hands on off-road experience, indepth industry knowledge and our team of trained consultants are on hand to answer any questions and assist with all aspects of Lesotho 4x4 rental cars.

Our rental cars are sourced through an established network of 4x4 rental affiliate companies. Our association with these trusted affiliates ensures we bring you a wide selection of 4x4 vehicles, all low mileage and late model. View and compare our vehicles online through Drive South Africa’s online booking system.

Here you can obtain quotes and compare 4wd hire packages to ensure you receive the best price and ultimately a cheap 4x4 hire. Our online reservation system is quick and easy to use and requires no obligation on your part.