Its capital and largest city is *Maseru (map). *Hlotse (map) — regional market hub, with great craft shopping. Quthing (map) — fantastic rock art nearby. *Sehlabathebe National Park (map) — remote mountain reserve great for hiking with rare wildlife, impressive waterfalls, and ancient rock paintings and stone shelters.
The summer season that stretches from October to April sees the most rainfall, and from December to February, the majority of the country receives over 100mm of rain a month.