Shongololo Express Train

Overview

Shongololo Express began operations in 1995 to provide a very special touring experience for visitors to Southern Africa. With Shongololo, travel is on a fully serviced travelling hotel train, where like-minded people from all over the World meet. Shongololo travels at night, which means you awake each morning to a new and exciting view. Safari trains offer unbeatable value for money and comfort. They also have special safari vehicles on board which are unloaded at each destination for day tours. No more packing and unpacking, with Shongololo your hotel travels with you.

Itinerary

Southern Cross North Bound – Pretoria to Victoria Falls

DAY 1: NELSPRUIT
Enjoy a Pretoria and Soweto Tour then depart Rovos Rail Station and head to Nelspruit.

DAY 2: MALELANE
Full day Panorama Route Tour of Pilgrim’s Rest, Bourke’s Luck Potholes and God’s Window, before heading for Malelane.

DAY 3: MOZAMBIQUE
Full day game viewing in the Kruger Park, then head to Mozambique.

DAY 4: SWAZILAND
City Tour of Maputo then train heads to Mpaka in Swaziland.

DAY 5: SWAZILAND
Visit Swazi Candle and Mantenga Cultural Village, then depart for Hoedspruit.

DAY 6 : TZANEEN
Game drive in Kapama Reserve and visit to Hoedspruit endangered species centre, then train heads to Tzaneen.

DAY 7: ZIMBABWE
Full day on-board train heading for Oreti, Zimbabwe.

DAY 8: RUTENGA
Tour of Great Zimbabwe Ruins, then train heads to Somabhula.

DAY 9: BULAWAYO
Visit to Antelope Park then train heads for Bulawayo.

DAY 10: DETE
Visit Matobo National Park, grave of Cecil Rhodes, then train heads to Dete.

DAY 11: THOMPSON JUNCTION
Full-day game viewing in Hwange National Park, then to Thompsons Junction

DAY 12: VICTORIA FALLS
Arrive at Victoria Falls, enjoy a tour of the Falls followed by Sunset River Cruise.

Includes

  • Compartment accommodation (shared bathroom facilities)
  • Breakfast and dinner daily
  • Off-rail activities as per package
  • Services of an English speaking guide throughout

Subject to change without notice.

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