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Mpumalanga is a tourist’s mecca; places of interest in this north-east province of South Africa are practically boundless and suit all tastes. The region is blessed with natural beauty, wildlife, mining history, battlefields, a sophisticated infrastructure and a blend of modern towns and remote tribal villages.
The capital of Mpumalanga is Mbombela, previously Nelspruit. It’s a vibrant city that links international visitors arriving from all parts of the world to the Kruger National Park . However, overlooking Mpumalanga’s other treasures would be remiss and we recommend setting aside at least a week to explore this striking part of the world.
Due to its diverse landscape, Mpumalanga has two climates: temperatures vary from icy winters and dry, hot summers in the upper plateau Highlands, to a sub-tropical, green environment in the low lying areas of the Lowveld. There is a marked elevation between the western and eastern regions of between 2200m and 180m respectively.
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For a more down to earth experience there are guest houses. Less expensive than hotels, they offer a more homey environment, as well as more privacy. Converted from a private house it’s a much gentler environment and for those with furry friends, there are also pet friendly options. They are usually well situated with shops and places of interest nearby. Being so small it offers a much more personal and intimate attention to it’s upkeep, leaving you with a more polished and homely experience.