Swaziland, a small, landlocked monarchy in southern Africa, is known for its wilderness reserves and festivals showcasing traditional Swazi culture. Marking its northeastern border with Mozambique and stretching down to South Africa, the Lebombo Mountains are a backdrop for Mlawula Nature Reserve’s many hiking trails. Nearby Hlane Royal National Park is home to diverse wildlife including lions, hippos and elephants.
Top Places To Visit In Swaziland
1. King Sobhuza II Memorial Park, Lobamba
It’s a national property of Swaziland. King Sobhuza II Memorial Park is the national museum of Swaziland. This museum contains the reminders of Swazi years old traditional values and culture clothing. The dresses are shown in the museum is known as “emahiy”. It tells that the women use to wear a lion’s apron and a skin shirt. There are shown lots of Necklaces, beads and anklets which are used by the men and women in Swaziland. Some photos of old Swazi are displayed there and it’s the best tourist places in Swaziland. This place is located in the royal area, Lobamba.
2. Phophonyane falls, Peaks Peak
If any tourist wants to pass a peaceful night in Swaziland should come to Phophonyane falls. It is located at Peaks Peak. You can enjoy your night at the lodges by the side of Phophonyane waterfall. This place is also perfect for hiking. You can simply set your own tent and stay there. The stream over the Rocky Mountains will fascinate you with its calm environment and the beauty.
3. Mkhaya Game Reserve, Mkhaya
There are lots of game reserved areas in Swaziland which are contributing much in the Swaziland tourism. To have a taste of real Africa you should make a tour of the Mkhaya game reserve. This game reserve is famous for the Rhinos in black and white color. This is the place of 4 big black Rhinos, besides those lots of cattle, Elephants, Hippo, Giraffe exist here.
4. Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary, Ezulwini
Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the largest game reserves in Swaziland. It’s located at Ezulwini. It lies between Mbabane, the capital of Swaziland and Manzini, the biggest city of Swaziland. This calm and wonderful Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary covers about 4560 hectares of Swaziland. It is the most visited and one of the best tourist places in Swaziland.
5. Maguga dam, Piggs Peak
Maguga dam is famous for its offering the most spectacular view of Nkomazi River. It’s situated along the Piggs peak and Mbabane corridor. The tourists are attracted to the Maguga dam because of the water outing. You can simply enjoy the beautiful places with a peaceful moment in the green mountains. They are totally bordered by the water flanks. This dam is a source of job for lots of jobless people from Piggs peak. This place has come out as a tourism sector recently. It’s a project of Komati river basin development known as E2 billion developments.
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