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Swaziland Day Tour

4.8 (3)
Mbombela, ZA

Swaziland Day Tour

4.8 (3)
Mbombela, ZA
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Experience the vibrant culture and exquisite craftsmanship of the Kingdom of Swaziland on our Swaziland Day Tour. Embark on a full day exploration, immersing yourself in the rich traditions of this captivating country. Visit the renowned Ngwenya Glass Factory, where talented artisans transform recycled glass into stunning tableware and animal figurines. At the Mantenga Cultural Village, witness the Swazi Song and Dance, a mesmerizing display of traditional music and dance. Explore the Swazi Candle Factory and browse through the Handicraft Stalls, where you can find unique and authentic souvenirs. With transport, a professional guide, lunch, and entrance fees included, this tour ensures a hassle-free and unforgettable experience. Don't forget your passports, as visa conditions may apply. Book now and discover the enchanting wonders of Swaziland.

About this experience

  • Non Refundable There is no return, refund or cancellation possible with this product
  • 11 hours
  • Suitable for 2-15 Participants
  • Small Group Tour, Private Tour
  • Guided Experience
  • Visit the famous Ngwenya Glass Factory
  • Experience the Mantenga Cultural Village
  • Watch or join the Swazi Song and Dance
  • Explore the Swazi Candle Factory
  • Browse through Handicraft Stalls
  • Lunch
  • Transport
  • Professional guide
  • Passports are required and Visa conditions may apply (own account)

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The Swaziland Day Tour is an exciting and immersive experience that takes you on a full day exploration of the Kingdom of Swaziland. This tour offers a unique opportunity to discover the rich cultural heritage and vibrant craftsmanship of this beautiful African nation. From the famous Ngwenya Glass Factory to the Mantenga Cultural Village and the Swazi Candle Factory, you will be captivated by the artistry and traditions of Swaziland.

What to expect?

During the Swaziland Day Tour, you can expect to witness the incredible craftsmanship of the glass blowers at the Ngwenya Glass Factory. Marvel at their ability to create exquisite tableware and animal figurines from 100% recycled glass. At the Mantenga Cultural Village, you will be treated to a living museum experience, immersing yourself in the old traditions of Swaziland. Witness the vibrant Swazi Song and Dance and even have the opportunity to join in. The Swazi Candle Factory and Handicraft Stalls offer a chance to browse and purchase unique and authentic Swazi crafts, perfect for souvenirs or gifts.

Who is this for?

The Swaziland Day Tour is perfect for travelers who are eager to explore the cultural and artistic heritage of Swaziland. Whether you are a history enthusiast, an art lover, or simply someone who enjoys immersing themselves in new cultures, this tour is for you. The tour is designed to cater to a wide range of interests and preferences, ensuring that everyone can find something fascinating and enjoyable.

Why book this?

What sets the Swaziland Day Tour apart is its ability to provide a truly immersive and authentic experience. By visiting the Ngwenya Glass Factory, Mantenga Cultural Village, and Swazi Candle Factory, you will have the opportunity to witness the skill and creativity of local artisans firsthand. The tour also includes transport, a professional guide, lunch, and entrance fees, ensuring a hassle-free and enjoyable experience. By booking this tour, you will not only support local craftsmen but also gain a deeper understanding and appreciation for the cultural heritage of Swaziland.

Good to know

It is important to note that passports are required for this tour, and visa conditions may apply (at your own expense). Make sure to bring your passport along for a seamless journey. The tour departs from and returns to the Nelspruit area, with pick-up available from client accommodations in and around the area. This ensures convenience and ease of access for participants. Additionally, it is recommended to bring some extra cash for purchasing souvenirs or crafts at the Handicraft Stalls, as they offer unique and authentic Swazi products.


Feedback from individuals who have experienced the Swaziland Day Tour has been overwhelmingly positive. Travelers have praised the tour for its immersive cultural experiences, friendly and knowledgeable guides, and the opportunity to support local artisans. Many have also mentioned the high-quality craftsmanship of the Ngwenya Glass Factory and the vibrant performances at the Mantenga Cultural Village. Overall, reviews indicate a high level of satisfaction with the tour and a deep appreciation for the rich cultural heritage of Swaziland.

How long before the event do I need to book?

  • You can book at any time before the event

Vouchers accepted in the following formats

  • Mobile

Is an adult required for the booking?

  • At least one adult or senior required per booking

Your Itinerary

Kruger Flexi Tours - Day Tours

Our Swaziland Day Tour is a full day exploration of the Kingdom of Swaziland and it includes visits to the famous Ngwenya Glass Factory, the Mantenga Cultural Village, the Swazi Candle Factory and many Handicraft Stalls. At the Ngwenya Glass Factory glass blowers can be seen creating everything from tableware to animal figurines, all from 100% recycled glass. The Mantenga Cultural Village is a living museum of old traditions and you will be treated to watch or join the Swazi Song and Dance.



4.8 (3)


Dave, our guide, made the journey memorable with his friendly and entertaining nature. We embarked on our adventure from the Bulembu border, and it was a picturesque route that included some off-road trails and numerous photo stops. We arrived at the border slightly early and became the first to pass through both South Africa and Swaziland's borders that day. After clearing the border, he stopped at a local store to buy us delicious donuts and water, ensuring our energy levels were up for the day ahead. We visited the glass factory, Swazi cultural village, and a local restaurant where we savored authentic Swazi dishes. The journey continued with a stop at the Swazi candle center, and Dave drove around Lobamba town before heading back to South Africa via the Ngwenya border. Although we encountered a brief hailstorm on the way to Nelspruit, it added a touch of adventure to the trip. Overall, we had an entertaining journey filled with breathtaking sights, local flavors, and Dave's hospitality. I highly recommend this tour for anyone seeking an enriching Swaziland adventure.


The views were amazing, we took lot of pictures. The driver was very friendly and had good knowledge of the place. We could manage to see many places.


A great cultural experience! "Secret" roads, forests, rocks from different periods, information about volcanoes, people of swaziland, the culture of the Swazi, waterfalls, dance, singing, candles and more!! Dave was a great driver but he also shared a lot of knowledge with us and a lot of jokes! Great trip! I highly recommend it!!
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2024-04-13 15:34