Dinosaur Footprints


Lesotho boasts some impressive Dinosaur Footprint sights to lure archeologists, paleatologists and other enthusiasts.

The country even has a Dinosaur named after it, Lesothosaurus, a metre-long herbivorous Lizard, which can has been reconstructed and is able to be viewed at the Natural History Museum in London. Dinosaur footprints are mainly found in the sandstone areas in the lowlands as they ar enormally exposed in the sandstone after centuries of weathering

Where To Go

The best place to go view dinosaur footprints is in the Quthing District at Ellenberger's Cave House and just outside the town of Quthing. The other place to view them is just outside Leribe in the North and Roma and Morija in the South-West.

Where to stay

Quthing Lodge, in Upper Moyeni (Quthing) is a good place to stay to see the Quthing Sights, Aloes Guest House and Maliba Lodge are good places to stay to see the sights at Leribe , Morija Guest House for the sightings at Morija and Roma Trading post for those at Roma. All of these sights are great as a quick stopover en-route to the other destinations in Lesotho.