|Drive from Johannesburg and cross the Oshoek/Ngwenya border to Malolotja Nature Reserve. Make a stop at the Ngwenya Glass Factory, where you can see workers create beautiful African animal figures from recycled glass. Explore the Malolotja Nature Reserve's wilderness area with hiking trails and various species of birds and antelope. Stay one night at Hawane Resort.
|Drive from Malolotja Nature Reserve to Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary. Find all sorts of museums, government buildings, and craft markets in the town of Lobamba in Ezulwini Valley, the historical and royal heart of eSwatini. See traditional beehive huts, Sibhaca dance performances, and other local cultural aspects in Matenga Nature Reserve and Swazi Cultural Village. Stop at Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary to take part in multiple activities, such as horseriding and small game safaris. Hike up to Execution Rock to watch the sunset. Stay one night at Mlilwane NR Campsite.
|Mlilwane NR Campsite
|Drive from Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary to Hlane National Park. Travel to the Malandela Complex, where you can experience the Bushfire Music Festival at the House on Fire, a cultural site and performance space. Enter Hlane National Park and see different species of wildlife, such as giraffes, waterbucks, impalas, zebras, and more while on a game drive. Stay one night at Ndlovu Camp.
|Drive from Hlane National Park to Mbuluzi Game Reserve. See the endless rows of sugarcane plantations at the eSwatini Sugarcane Museum in Tabankulu. Go to the Mbuluzi Game Reserve and experience the beautiful Mbuluzi River, Lubombo mountain range, and all sorts of wildlife. Stay one night at Imfihlo Lodge.
|Drive from Mbuluzi Game Reserve to the Golela/Lavumisa border post into the Kwazulu-Natal province of South Africa, where your journey ends.
|Golela/Lavumisa border post
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