3 days in Eswatini (Swaziland) & Mpumalanga Itinerary

3 days in Eswatini (Swaziland) & Mpumalanga Itinerary

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3 days in Eswatini (Swaziland) & Mpumalanga Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg, South Africa
Drive:  4​h 30​min
1
Mbabane, Eswatini (Swaziland)
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h
2
Nelspruit, South Africa
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Graskop, South Africa
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h
End: Johannesburg, South Africa

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Mbabane, Eswatini (Swaziland)

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at All Saints Cathedral and then try your luck at Happy Valley Casino.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Mbabane trip planner .

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 July, daytime highs in Mbabane are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Nelspruit.

Things to do in Mbabane

Fun & Games Casinos Historic Sites

Side Trip

Happy Valley Casino
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Happy Valley Casino ©
Happy Valley Casino
All Saints Cathedral ©
All Saints Cathedral

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Nelspruit, South Africa

Nelspruit ©
Nestled on the banks of the Crocodile River, Nelspruit provides visitors with a convenient base point boasting two airports and an enviable location on the road between Johannesburg and the Mozambican border.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Kruger National Park.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Nelspruit holiday maker .

Traveling by car from Mbabane to Nelspruit takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Mbabane in July, Nelspruit is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can drive to Graskop.

Things to do in Nelspruit

Parks Nature
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Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park

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Graskop, South Africa

Graskop ©
Developed as a campsite for gold miners, Graskop has been transformed into a gateway point for exploring the area's many natural attractions.
On the 7th (Sun), explore the striking landscape at Bourkes' Luck Potholes, tour the pleasant surroundings at Wonder View, take in panoramic vistas at God's Window, then take a memorable drive along Panorama Route, and finally make a trip to Panoramic Route Mpumalanga.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Graskop trip planner.

Getting from Nelspruit to Graskop by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. In July in Graskop, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Graskop

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trips

God's Window, Bourkes' Luck Potholes
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Panorama Route ©
Panorama Route
Bourkes' Luck Potholes ©
Bourkes' Luck Potholes
God's Window ©
God's Window

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