6 days in Eswatini (Swaziland) Itinerary

6 days in Eswatini (Swaziland) Itinerary

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6 days in Eswatini (Swaziland) Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Drive:  4​h 30​min
1
Mbabane
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Simunye
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
End: Johannesburg

3
nights
Mbabane

Mbabane ©
Although attractions in Mbabane itself remain scarce, this capital of the Kingdom of Swaziland provides a picturesque setting, pleasant weather, and plenty of amenities for tourists exploring the nation's mountains, forests, and valleys.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mbabane: Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary (in Ezulwini), Swazi Candles (in Malkerns) and Manzini (Mantenga Cultural Village & Mantenga Nature Reserve). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Malolotja Nature Reserve, take in the awesome beauty at Nyonyane Mountain, head outdoors with The Mdzimba Trail, and explore the striking landscape at Sibebe Rock.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Mbabane itinerary tool .

Johannesburg, South Africa to Mbabane is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. In January, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can go by car to Simunye.

Things to do in Mbabane

Parks Wildlife Trails

Side Trips

Manzini, Malolotja Nature Reserve, Nyonyane Mountain, Swazi Candles, Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary
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Mantenga Cultural Village ©
Mantenga Cultural Village
Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary
Malolotja Nature Reserve ©
Malolotja Nature Reserve

2
nights
Simunye

Simunye ©
Simunye is a sugar mill town on the lowveld in eastern Swaziland. Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): examine the collection at The Sugarcane Museum and then look for all kinds of wild species at Hlane Royal National Park. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Lebombo Mountains and then look for all kinds of wild species at Mbuluzi Game Reserve and Lodges.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Simunye tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Mbabane to Simunye in 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Simunye

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Hlane Royal National Park, Lebombo Mountains
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Hlane Royal National Park ©
Hlane Royal National Park
Lebombo Mountains ©
Lebombo Mountains
The Sugarcane Museum ©
The Sugarcane Museum

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