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Creative Swaziland


10 Jun to 21 Jun 2019 - GOOD AVAILABILITY

Holiday Highlights

  • Spot buffalo, giraffe, crocodile and rhino on safari at Mkhaya
  • Visit Lion Cavern, the oldest recorded mine in the world
  • Spice up your holiday with a visit to the Chilli Grandmas
  • Bring home your own Big Five from Swazi Candles

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Day Description Distance Meals
1 Depart UK Overnight flights to Johannesburg  
2 Arrival Day Transfer from Johannesburg to the Kingdom of Swaziland D  
3 Phophonyane Visits to Tintsaba Craft and Coral Stephens B D  
4 Phophonyane to Hawane Ancient rock art site and visits to pottery and wood crafters B D  
5 Hawane to Ezulwini Valley Discover Lion Cavern, Ngwenya Glass and Quazi Design B D  
6 Ezulwini Valley A day in the village with an immersion into Swazi culture B D  
7 Ezulwini Valley to Mkhaya Morning visit to Zoggs and then afternoon safari at Mkhaya B D  
8 Mkhaya Game drives and optional walk in search of Rhino at Mkhaya B L D  
9 Mkhaya to Malkerns A day in the Malkerns with Gone Rural and Baobab Batik B  
10 Malkerns Visits to Tsandza and Swazi Candles B  
11 Malkerns Visit Black Mamba’s Chilli Grandmas and the craft market B  
12 Depart Take the drive back to Johannesburg for evening flights B  

Key: B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D - Dinner

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Holiday Information

The Kingdom of Swaziland may be the smallest country in the southern hemisphere but what it lacks in size it certainly makes up for in experiences!
Our journey takes us to the iconic Swazi Candles, Ngwenya Glass and the much celebrated Chilli Grandmas at Black Mamba, but we also discover some of Swaziland’s newest fair trade groups, where young entrepreneurs with enthusiasm and determination receive support and training enabling them to thrive.
As we cross over the border from South Africa we are greeted with the stunning backdrop of mountains of the highveld where we will spend our first few days exploring our first tastes of Swazi cuisine and hospitality. Over the coming days we progress down through the mid and lowveld, to the territory of rhino and giraffe in the lowveld.
Throughout the tour we are greeted with welcoming smiles as we explore Swazi culture and enjoy a privileged insight into a thriving network of fair trade producers.

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12 days
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Holiday Details

All accommodation is in hotels and guesthouses with en-suite facilities.

60% of meals are provided.

2 long road transfers

12 producer visits including 6 Traidcraft suppliers

5 tourist visits

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