Country name: Swaziland
Sub-region: Southern Africa
Capital city: Royal and Legislative: Lobamba Administrative: Mbabane
Swaziland is an absolute monarchy located in Southern Africa, boarded by South Africa to the west and Mozambique to the east. Many tourist who visit Swaziland arrive via South Africa. Most of the tourism in Swaziland is based on its rich traditional heritage. Even though Swaziland is small in size, it is also a prime destination for those who are interested in its wildlife reserves as well as its traditional arts and crafts. At the Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary, the birds and domesticated animals are free to roam through the camp grounds among the visitors. A major attraction in Swaziland are its casinos located in the Royal Swazi Sun Hôtel in the heart of the Ezulwini valley, between Mbabane and Manzini. The country also offers numerous senic routes. North of Mbabane, Luve is a well known route for it’s waterfalls along the Black Umbeluzi River. Swaziland also has a number of thermal springs, mostly located in Ezulwini, where visitors can relax.
Official languages: Swati, English
- No vaccinations are required
- Vaccinations recommended: Viral Hepatitis A and B, Rabies, Tetanus, Diphtheria, Polio, Typhoid
Airlines flying to the destination: Swaziland Airlink
Editor’s words We love Swaziland for its “Swiss African” feel, between mountains and nature in all its glory.
Quote /proverb We are the fortress