Pride of Africa

SHONGOLOL0 TRAIN

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Shongololo Express offers a selection of 12-15 day inclusive train safaris in South Africa, Namibia, Swaziland, Mozambique, and Zimbabwe with a number of land-based excursions included.  Guests are accommodated in two types of en-suite cabins with double or twin beds.  Shongololo carriages are dressed in wood pannels of a bygone era. Shongololo is positioned lower than Rovos Rail for better value on their African trilogy, Good Hope Golf, Dune Express to Namibia, and Southern Cross to Victoria Falls. This deluxe safari train is owned and operated by Rovos Rail.

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Shongololo Train

Shongololo African Trilogy

This panoramic 15-day Shongololo Train tour winds its way across Southern Africa from the Indian Ocean in the east to the Atlantic coast in the west. Shongololo train starts in Pretoria on to Kruger Park for a game drive. Explore the Kingdom of eSwatini followed by a game drive in the Hluhluwe wildlife reserve and a tour of Durban and its botanical gardens. Traverse the Valley of a Thousand Hills and the imposing Drakensberg Mountains to visit the 1870s mining village of Kimberley, center of one of the world’s notorious diamond rushes. Continue through the semi-desert region of the Karoo to Upington and the Fish River Canyon, second in size to the Grand Canyon. Cross the untamed beauty of the Kalahari Desert to see the Quiver trees at Garas Park, home to roughly 300 specimens of the Aloe dichotomy. Take a short flight to Sossusvlei for a lodge stay surrounded by the dramatic dunes of the Namib-Naukluft Park. Enjoy desert drives, bush dinner, and breakfast near Deadvlei where camel-thorn trees contrast against the white-clay pan floor. Visit Namibia’s lively capital, Windhoek, and a cheetah conservation project before overnighting in the game-rich Etosha National Park. Leave the vast stillness of the Namib Desert for the wild Atlantic coast and journey’s end, Walvis Bay.

Table Mountain at Big Bay

Shongololo Good Hope

This spectacular Shongololo Express Train journey starts in Pretoria winding its way to the Namibian coast. A country of compelling beauty, abundant sunshine and endless space. Vist the Kimberley Big hole and diamond mine museum as a first stop before continueing to Upington for a walking tour and wine tasting. Visit the Fish river canyon, second in size to the Gand Canyon followed by tours to historical towns of Luderitz, Kolmanskop and Keetmanshoop. Days seven provides a special treat with overnight stay at a Sossuvlei Lodge, surrounded by dramatic dunes of Namib-Naukluft Park. Travel to Windhoek ,capital of Namibia, before visiting Etosha National Park.

Victoria Falls

Shongololo Southern Cross

This panoramic 12 day tour on shongololo express train price is best positioned for a good rail safari between scenic Vic Falls and other carefully selected stops enroute to Pretoria. Visist Hwange game Reserve, Matobo National Park- grave site of Cecil John Rhodes and great Zimbabwe Ruins. Visit Kapama game reserve before entering Swaziland, Kruger National Park, Pilgrim's Rest, Bourke's Luck Potholes, and God's 

Shongololo Dune Express

This spectacular Shongololo Express Train journey starts in Pretoria winding its way to the Namibian coast. A country of compelling beauty, abundant sunshine and endless space. Vist the Kimberley Big hole and diamond mine museum as a first stop before continueing to Upington for a walking tour and wine tasting. Visit the Fish river canyon, second in size to the Gand Canyon followed by tours to historical towns of Luderitz, Kolmanskop and Keetmanshoop. Days seven provides a special treat with overnight stay at a Sossuvlei Lodge, surrounded by dramatic dunes of Namib-Naukluft Park. Travel to Windhoek ,capital of Namibia, before visiting Etosha National Park.

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