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Best route thru Swaziland

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Best route thru Swaziland

Hi Swazi experts

We need to drive thru Swaziland (from north to south) to get to Durban, from Kruger with the best possible road.

Unfortunately we would have to do it in the shortest time possible. Which is the better/ more scenic/ fastest/ flattest/ shortest/ straight road:

1. Mananga border post to Simunye to Big bend to Golela

2. Bulembu border post to Piggs peak to Mbabane to Manzini to Big Bend to Golela

Many thanks!

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1. Re: Best route thru Swaziland

We took the crocodile bridge, then through pig's peak mbane to Ezulwini Valley. Great views. It took us about 5.5 - 6 hours from lower sabie - we took plenty of time n Kruger (spotted a leopard on the way out :-)). The roads are fine. Just a lot of climbing in the pig's peak area.. loved it!

Enjoy!

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2. Re: Best route thru Swaziland

Maybe number one is a better choice, but as far for timing is not huge factor.

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3. Re: Best route thru Swaziland

We will be coming from Skukuza in the KNP to Ezulwini.

Can you recommend a route that will take us through scenic/rural Swaziland

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4. Re: Best route thru Swaziland

MR4 then 570 to Jeppie Reef/Matsamo, then MR1, then MR3 IMO, best scenic if not one of the best. The border closes at 4.

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5. Re: Best route thru Swaziland

What do you mean...best scenic if not one of the best? We are driving from KNP to Ezulwini Valley. Looking for the best road/most scenery, etc. Would really appreciate suggestions!

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6. Re: Best route thru Swaziland

Which is the best route from Durban via Swaziland to Maputo.

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8. Re: Best route thru Swaziland

Hi, didn't see your post. The best one is going through Siteki, Swaziland.

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