Roma
Close to the ground.

GPS: S 29 27.089 E 027 43.238 | elevation 1,693 m/5,554 ft

Surrounded by sandstone hills, Roma is a small valley town that was established by missionaries in the 1860s. A number of missionary groups eventually founded various educational institutions in the area. Roma is home to Lesotho's only university, the National University of Lesotho.

Cave and Dinosaur Footprint Tours

Cave and Dinosaur Footprint Tours are available through the Trading Post Guest House. The hiking tours are a half day and include dinosaur footprints, San rock art and a tour of caves that are home to local residents.


Trading Post Guest House

Trading Post Guest House is one of the most pleasant and relaxing places to stay in Lesotho. It was established by John Thorn in 1903 and the main building still stands today, along with a handful of rondavels and well-kept rooms that dot the expansive property. Homemade meals are available with advance notice or there is a self-catering kitchen and braai stands outside.


Kaycees

Kaycees is a basic establishment located across the street from the university, where fish, chicken and burgers are served. On the weekends when school is in session, this place fills up with young students out for a beer and a good time.


Trading Post Guest House

Trading Post Guest House is one of the most pleasant and relaxing places to stay in Lesotho. It was established by John Thorn in 1903 and the main building still stands today, along with a handful of rondavels and well-kept rooms that dot the expansive property. Homemade meals are available with advance notice or there is a self-catering kitchen and braai stands outside.


Kaycees

Kaycees is a basic establishment located across the street from the university, where fish, chicken and burgers are served. On the weekends when school is in session, this place fills up with young students out for a beer and a good time.


Trading Post Guest House

Trading Post Guest House is one of the most pleasant and relaxing places to stay in Lesotho. It was established by John Thorn in 1903 and the main building still stands today, along with a handful of rondavels and well-kept rooms that dot the expansive property. Homemade meals are available with advance notice or there is a self-catering kitchen and braai stands outside.


Kaycees

Kaycees is a basic establishment located across the street from the university, where fish, chicken and burgers are served. On the weekends when school is in session, this place fills up with young students out for a beer and a good time.