19 days in Eswatini (Swaziland) Itinerary

19 days in Eswatini (Swaziland) Itinerary

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19 days in Eswatini (Swaziland) Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Drive:  4​h 45​min
1
Piggs Peak
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Mbabane
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Manzini
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Siteki
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
End: Johannesburg

5
nights
Piggs Peak

Piggs Peak ©
Piggs Peak is a town in north western Swaziland. Piggs Peak is known for museums and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Malolotja Nature Reserve, browse the exhibits of Tintsaba Crafts, and don't miss a visit to Nsangwini Bushman Paintings.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Piggs Peak trip maker tool .

Johannesburg, South Africa to Piggs Peak is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. You'll set off for Mbabane on the 31st (Tue).

Things to do in Piggs Peak

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trip

Malolotja Nature Reserve
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Malolotja Nature Reserve ©
Malolotja Nature Reserve
Tintsaba Crafts ©
Tintsaba Crafts
Nsangwini Bushman Paintings ©
Nsangwini Bushman Paintings

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes All Out Africa - Day Tours, House of Parliament and Mkhaya Endangered Species. Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): ponder the world of politics at House of Parliament, then catch all the local highlights with All Out Africa - Day Tours, then see the top attractions with Mkhaya Endangered Species, and finally hunt for treasures at Traditional Swazi Craft Markets. Keep things going the next day: have some family-friendly fun at Lugogo Sun, then try to win big at Royal Swazi Spa, and then Head underground at Sibebe Rock.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Mbabane road trip site .

You can drive from Piggs Peak to Mbabane in an hour. In December, daily temperatures in Mbabane can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Manzini.

Things to do in Mbabane

Tours Fun & Games Nature

Side Trip

Lobamba
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Royal Swazi Spa ©
Royal Swazi Spa
Sibebe Rock ©
Sibebe Rock
Lugogo Sun ©
Lugogo Sun

6
nights
Manzini

Manzini ©
Swaziland's largest town, Manzini bustles with financial and industrial activity, its inner center dominated by malls and offices.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes National Museum, Manzini Market, Myxo's WOZA NAWE Cultural Day Tours, and other attractions you added. Change things up with these side-trips from Manzini: Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary (in Ezulwini), Mbabane (Sibebe Rock, Traditional Swazi Craft Markets, & more) and Happy Valley Casino (in Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Mantenga Cultural Village, have some family-friendly fun at Lugogo Sun, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and stop by Swazi Candles.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Manzini trip planner .

Drive from Mbabane to Manzini in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. In January in Manzini, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Siteki.

Things to do in Manzini

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Mbabane, Malkerns, Ezulwini, Ngwenya Glass, Happy Valley Casino
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Mantenga Cultural Village ©
Mantenga Cultural Village
Ngwenya Glass ©
Ngwenya Glass
Swazi Candles ©
Swazi Candles

5
nights
Siteki

Siteki ©
Siteki is a town in eastern Swaziland, lying west of the Lebombo Mountains. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Siteki: Lebombo Mountains (in Mhlume) and Simunye (Hlane Royal National Park, The Sugarcane Museum, & more). There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mlawula Nature Reserve.

Discover how to plan a Siteki trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Manzini to Siteki takes 1.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Siteki are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. You'll set off for home on the 28th (Tue).

Things to do in Siteki

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Simunye, Lebombo Mountains
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Hlane Royal National Park ©
Hlane Royal National Park
Mlawula Nature Reserve ©
Mlawula Nature Reserve
The Sugarcane Museum ©
The Sugarcane Museum

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