Swaziland is an intriguing country. Its boasts of a variety of ventures right from wildlife watching, adrenaline driven activities, enriching and captivating culture that will leave your senses filled with a want for more. So what makes this place a popular spot for a vacation? Why don’t you pack your bags and book your ticket here to find out?
Start out your journey from Ngonini and travel to the city Tshaneni, where the sugar plantations are a must visit. Visit the spectacular Lubombo Mountains which overlooks this city and you travel towards your next destination, Mhulme. Here, visitors must visit the local game reserve that is home to several species of local flora and fauna. Next, travel to the capital city of Mbabane, where you can visit the local valleys for different accommodation and activity ventures. Visitors can even view the remnants of the old British colonial accommodations. Travel to Lobamba, which is the heart of the Royal valley. Travel to your next destination, which is Nsoko. With the Lebombo Mountain nearby, it makes for a spectacular view as you travel ahead. Finally, travel to Lavumisa where you will be greeted by a splendid view of the lush filled lands of the Pongola Nature Reserve.
Filled with charming and rustic attractions, Swaziland will mesmerize its visitors with its various offerings. Filled with various national parks and wildlife sanctuaries, the must visit are the Hlane Royal National Park and the Mlawula Nature Reserve. The Hlane Royal National Park is one of the largest national parks and home to several local flora like the knobthorn and leadwood trees and fauna like the wildebeest and white rhino apart from the lions. The Mlawula Nature Reserve is mostly home to a high diversity of bird species. Visitors looking for an adventure amongst the lands here, can travel through the Chubeka trail. Here, visitors can come face to face with the prancing impala and blesbuck.
Inspired by its cultural influence, Swaziland offers its visitors a large variety of delectable cuisines made from the local produce. A must try is the mealie, which is a common cuisine made from maize. Non–vegetarian lovers can always try the local game, cooked in the local flavor. A must try is the chicken dust, served with salad and mealie. Don’t forget to wash down this delectable meal with the locally brewed marula, which is only found during certain seasons.
Swaziland will offer you a large variety of adventure activities. Apart from its exciting trails where you can hike amongst the local flora and fauna, you have other choices. Go for a wildlife drive or even horseback riding. You can even go zip line over the canopies of the forest for an adrenaline driven rush. Relax under the local waterfalls or swim underneath its cold waters.
No matter how you plan your trip, there are certain factors that need to be kept in mind. Safety is one such important factor. With a possibility mishaps occurring, an ideal safety net will provide a welcoming relief that will protect your journey. Flexicover, with its range of single trip travel insurance, multi-trip travel insurance, gap-year travel insurance and many other covers, ensures that you are well equipped for every eventuality.
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