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Situated in the Southern part of Africa, Swaziland is one of the smallest countries within the continent stretching just 17,364 sq km. Swaziland has a population of 1,343,098 which is primarily made up of ethnic Swazis whose language is Swazi. Its capital city is Mbabane which lie on the picturesque Mbabane River. Despite its unassuming size, Swaziland has a deceptive array of stunning African landscapes to offer, coupled with diverse climates. Swaziland’s scenic views are best admired from Mount Mlembe, standing at 1,862m on the Western border.
Swaziland offers a challenge for keen hikers with a landscape consisting mainly of wild mountains and hills, sprinkled with some widespread plains. The Great Usutu River, is the lowest point of the country, at 21 metres, and the highest point is Emlembe, at 1,862m.
Whilst often being considered to be in the shadow of its neighbouring wildlife reserve, Kruger National Park, Swaziland is the ideal location to see spectacular wildlife containing, as it does, seven nature reserves, four frontier conservation areas and three wildlife or game reserves. on our Swaziland, Kruger & Wild Pafuri Walking Safari we visit two of Swaziland’s premiere wildlife reserves: Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary and Malolotja Mountain Reserve. Here you will find abundant bird and animal life which you can discover on foot and in jeeps.
All in all, with much to offer, Swaziland makes a fantastic destination for an adventure filled getaway.View our holidays here