Maseru, the country's capital, is situated 95 miles (153 kilometers) west of Mokhotlong, while Lesotho is 55 miles (89 kilometers) to the southwest.
Mokhotlong is ringed by charming villages, towns and cities waiting to be discovered. Some interesting places in the vicinity of Mokhotlong are Seshote, 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the east, and Thaba Tseka, 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the northeast.
Experience the region's rich cultural makeup at Lesotho's craft workshops.
If you are in the area during winter, take advantage of winter pastimes such as cross-country skiing and skiing. Both of these are available in the region. Tap into the wisdom of the locals by signing up for one of the guided nature walks.
If you really want to get to know the customs of the area, take the time to stop in at the region's restaurants. These are excellent places to meet residents and taste dishes that are commonly eaten here. Cassava and also fish are popular ingredients here. Typical specialties include pap-pap (boiled cornmeal dish) and makoenya (fried cakes), but naturally there are many more fine dishes for foodies. Milk tart (made from condensed milk) is the perfect way to round out your Lesotho food experience. Invigorate your palette with a glass of the regional brew. Maluti Beer is popular here. And of course, whatever time of day it is, Lesotho is a great place to ask for tea.
Even the best vacation can't go on forever, so when it's time fly home, you'll find the nearest major airport in Pietermaritzburg, 85 miles (137 kilometers) away.