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The Shongololo Express

Great Train Adventures
General Information
Rail Tours
The Dune Adventure
12 days / 11 nights
About the journey...
This route explores the magnificent landscape of Namibia - a beautiful country of extreme contrasts, vast colourful deserts, dunes, almost extra-terrestrial rock formations, great game reserves, delightful coastal towns with old world German hospitality, bushman settlements and the wind vitality of the south Atlantic seaboard.
Trip highlights and features
World Class Comfort and Style
Simple Elegance of cuisine and services
Off-Rail activities include tours of Cape Town, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Winelands (tastings and cellar tours), Fish River Canyon Duwisib Castle, Sossusvlei Dunes, Hoba Meteorite, Etosha National Park
Specialized Activities include Two Oceans Aquarium, Helicopter Flights, Mola Mola Seal and Dolphin Cruise, Bike and Flight Tour
Breathtaking African scenery throughout the journey
Air conditioning available onboard in every suite
Schedule and Fares
2017 & 2018


Start City
Departure Dates
Pretoria May 11, 2017
Swakopmund May 25, 2017
Pretoria July 12, 2018
Swakopmund July 25, 2018


Gold Class Emerald Class

2017 Season

R 59,800


2018 Season

R 65,000

2017 Season

R 75,000


2018 Season

R 81,000


The package includes: Airport to train transfers on arrival, most breakfasts & dinners, Comfortable air-conditioned compartments on the train, your choice of available off-train activities, and train to airport transfers at the end of your African adventure.

Not Included: Flights (National / International), lunches, beverages, gratuities, purchases of a personal nature, optional "EXTRA" cost tours, pre/post night accommodations, or visas where applicable.

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Shongololo Express


The Shongololo Express operates three distinct train tours, up to 15 days in lenth. With every tour offering a wide variety of exciting destinations, activities and adventures.



General Information
Rail Tour Packages

· Dune Express
· Good Hope
· Southern Cross



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