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Cheap flights from Swaziland

Swaziland, officially the Kingdom of Swaziland and also sometimes called kaNgwane or Eswatini, is a sovereign state in Southern Africa, landlocked by South Africa (except Mozambique) in its west and Mozambique in the east. It is one of the smallest countries in Africa and its absolute monarchy (one of the last in the world) is one of the oldest in the continent. Its population is primarily ethnic Swazis whose language is siSwati. Although a developing country, Swaziland has a bountiful of scenic and tourist spots, as well as several large game parks and reserves. In addition, the country is well-known for its friendliness in Southern Africa.

Where to go

Manzini, formerly known as Bremersdorp, is the country’s second biggest city and its major business centre. It is also the capital of Manzini District. Although lacking in tourist appeal, perhaps its most interesting feature is its colourful market, with its upper section brimming with local and African handicrafts and textiles.

Meanwhile, Mbabane, the capital of Swaziland, is also on the same level with Manzini when it comes to number of tourist attractions. However, it’s much closer to Ezulwini and Malkerns Valleys, which have most of the attractions. Also, 8km northeast of the city is the granite mountain of Sibebe Rock, the world’s second-largest monolith and largest exposed granite pluton.

Short Haul

Johannesburg, also called Jo’burg or Jozi and abbreviated as JHB, is the largest city in South Africa by population. It is one of the world’s 50 largest urban agglomerations. Because of its location on the mineral-rich Witwatersrand range of hills, JHB is the source of a large-scale gold and diamond trade. There are plenty of things to see, visit, and do in the city. CIRCA on Jellicoe is an exceptional cultural landscape that overlooks the northern suburbs. This remarkable spiral structure is home to rare, uncommon contemporary work, sculptures, and sketches from across South Africa. Apartheid Museum is also a must-visit. Not only it depicts the historical and dramatic rise and fall of South Africa’s era of segregation and oppression, it also features a small chamber where 131 nooses hang, representing the 131 government opponents who were executed under antiterrorism laws. Visit Cape Town’s Neighbour Goods Market, where artists and foodies will surely delight. It also offers a great view of the cityscapes. Stop by at Narina Trogon, an eatery in the inner city that features and sources both local produce and local designers to achieve and sustain its exquisite and unique sense of taste and ever-changing menu.

Another destination that you can visit is Mozambique, a country on the Indian Ocean coast of Southern Africa. It is home to several natural wonders and historical sites like the Gorongosa National Park, which has a variety of animal species and vegetation; the 42,000-square-metre Niassa Reserve, which is comprised of Miombo forest, savannah and wetlands, and also home to the African wild dog; and the famous port city of Pemba.

Long Haul (more than 6 hours flight time from the origin)

There are no airports that operate long-haul flights from Swaziland, beyond those that flies out to several cities in South Africa like Johannesburg, Durban, Mozambique, and Cape Town.

How to get out

There are 14 airports that currently serve Swaziland, two of them are international: Matsapha (International) Airport and King Mswati III International Airport, both located in Manzini. Only the former has scheduled passenger service on commercial airlines. Most of the airfields in the country are private and unpaved. 

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