This tiny country is nestled between South Africa and Mozambique, its grand mountains, lush pristine forests, wildlife, birds and fantastic game reserves make the Royal Kingdom of Eswatini - Swaziland such an interesting country. The rich culture of the Swazi people and their warm hospitality make visitors feel relaxed and at home. A trip to the Swazi Cultural Village takes you on a journey into the Swazi ways of life, their customs and rituals, dance, music, folklore, traditional healing, arts and crafts.
Eswatini - Swaziland is perfect for 4x4 enthusiasts and keen hikers, backpackers and horse riders, as there are many trails that are off the beaten track that nearly always lead to beautiful scenic places hidden in the mountains and countryside. Other adventure activities include golf, abseiling and white-water rafting. At the Cuddle Puddle in the Ezulwini Valley you can relax in a pool filled with alkaline soda carbonate water and soak away your worries or treat yourself to a massage at the Swazi Spa.
All in all a very fascinating country with fascinating people and the scenic beauty, wildlife sanctuaries teeming with game, birds and interesting insects, Eswatini - Swaziland is not to be missed when touring Southern Africa, whether travelling by car, 4x4, overlander, motorhome or on a camping safari.
All visitors entering eSwatini must hold a passport that is valid for at least 6 months. Visas are required for certain countries. Please contact our nearest travel agents for up-to-date information regarding this.
eSwatini's currency is the Lilangeni. Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Diners Club and credit cards are accepted at most places.
What to bring
Summers are hot - lightweight cotton clothing and a lightweight jacket. Winters can get cold, with snow in the middle of winter - trousers, long-sleeved shirts, pullovers and a very warm jacket. Comfortable walking shoes and sandals/slops. Sunhat, sunscreen and after-sun. Malaria medications are required for most of the country.