Mpumalanga is a province in the eastern region of South Africa. The name literally means "the place where the sun rises". It borders Swaziland and Mozambique and is considered to be one of the most geographically diverse and unbelievably beautiful places in South Africa. Tourists are drawn to Mpumalanga by the magnificent scenery, the fauna and flora, the saga of the 1870s gold rush era and a wealth of fascinating tribal legends. Mountains, panoramic passes, valleys, rivers, waterfalls and forests characterise the landscape. This is also big game country. Visit the world’s most famous game reserve, climb the world's third-highest canyon, explore the world's oldest cave and spend the night in the world's best private game lodges.