Get away from the mass hubbub of tourism, take time out for yourself.
At a Glance
|Price||Dates||N°· of nights||N°· of pax||Holiday type||Weather||Price includes|
|From £4,250 per person based on twin share||Your choice||13 nights in country and 2 nights of air travel||2 – 4 people||Tailor-made holiday||Temperature range of 12 – 26 C, dependant on the time of year||Flights from the UK, car hire or transfers, guides, accommodation, meals where stated and back up service.|
Days 1 - 3
Mlilwane - dine out with duiker
Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary is Eswatini’s oldest protected area and gave birth to the concept of nature conservation in the Kingdom. An outdoor lover’s paradise, Mlilwane is Eswatini’s pioneer conservation area, a beautiful secluded sanctuary situated in Eswatini’s “Valley of Heaven”. Enjoy the unique opportunity to walk amongst zebra and antelope or sip a gin and tonic and watch the birds. See traditional dancing and visit local markets to watch curios being created by hand.
Accommodation: Reilly’s Rock is steeped in history and features an up-market lodge. This tranquil setting has stunning views over the surrounding area. Sit and watch the plethora of birdlife as well as wander through the botanical gardens.
Days 4 - 5
Phophonyane - walk around waterfalls
Phophonyane Falls Ecolodge is nestled in the dramatic mountain landscape of north-west Esawtini, amid tumbling waterfalls and lush natural forests. The lodge is designed to maximise the experience of the special environment, and to ensure that it fully lives up to it’s motto of “Peace, Privacy, Paradise”. It is a favourite destination for discerning travellers and nature lovers for it’s rich botanical diversity and interesting geological features.
Accommodation: the stylishly ethnic beehives are luxurious and romantic versions of Swazi traditional accommodation complete with en-suite bathrooms and decorated with natural materials, original artwork and ceramics.
Days 6 - 8
Hlane Royal National park - Big 5 extravaganza
In the vast bushveld of eastern Eswatini where the hot, still sun of Africa beats on the dry but life-giving soils lies Eswatini’s largest protected area, Hlane Royal National Park. Hlane is located in the north east of the Kingdom and is one of five reserves making up the Lubombo Conservancy. It is home to the largest herds of game in the Kingdom and at night you go to sleep listening to the distant roar of lion. Hlane offers fantastic sightings of white rhino.
Accommodation: Ndlovu Camp has delightful en-suite rondavels near to the water hole. These twin rooms are beautifully designed and set in the bush where impala are often seen wandering by.
Days 9 - 10
Mkhaya Game Reserve - track black rhino
Premier award-winning Mkhaya Game Reserve which has the elusive black rhino. Located in the south east lowveld, this is a unique and memorable experience from the safaris to your accommodation. Unique and intimate encounters with Mkhaya’s endangered wildlife are exceptional and all travel within the reserve is by open Land Rovers or on foot. Mkhaya currently supports three of the Big Five. Experience life in the bush with a touch of luxury under a starlit African sky.
Accommodation: Stone Camp is unique in style. The beautiful cottages situated in the bush which are laid out discretely in the riverine forest overlooking the dry riverbed. Luxury in the bush dining out under a starlit African sky.
Days 11 - 13
Foresters Arms - a haven in the mountains
The Foresters Arms dates from colonial times and is a place of great character and charm. It is gloriously situated on its own estate in the mountains. Set within extensive, beautiful gardens, rich in native flowers and trees. With many Eswatini attractions and experiences, take in a visit to Gone Rural for weaving, Swazi candles, Ngwenya mine, Ngwenya glass factory and magical Malolotja and take time to explore the Eswatini’s highveld away from the crowds.
Accommodation: the bedrooms are tastefully decorated, with en-suite bathrooms, telephones and satellite TV. The personal touch of the Foresters Arms spills over into the bedrooms where they have a homely, welcoming feeling to them.