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Children : Yes (8 - 16yrs)

Prices £1540pp for 8 nights

Shongololo Express Train

Special offers on the Shongololo Train exclusive to now include a 10% discount.

'This is the ultimate train tour of South Africa.'

The World famous Shongololo express train offers the ultimate train safari travelling all over Southern Africa to such diverse and wonderful countries as South Africa , Namibia, Lesotho, Swaziland , Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Zambia & Tanzania.

Each Shongololo express train has its own bar, dining and accommodation carriages. As in any hotel, bedding and towels are provided and cabins are serviced daily. Cabins have ample storage space and closets are equipped with both hangers and shelving. All passenger compartments have hand basins and running water. Power is 220v AC and European plug adaptors are provided. In addition, there is an onboard laundry service.

The Shongololo trains travel comfortably and securely during the night to the next stop on the itinerary and you awake each morning to a fresh vista on Africa and the anticipation of new and exciting adventures. In this way Shongololo guests can make the most of every precious holiday hour.

Each train carries a fleet of air-conditioned Mercedes Benz touring vehicles with professional guides on board (English, German, Dutch or French speaking) who are ready to take guests on inclusive scheduled off-rail activities to experience the unique sights of the area. For the more adventurous there are also specialized activities from ballooning, to elephant riding to scuba diving available at many locations.

The Shongololo chefs offer South African menus that include Cape Dutch and Malay recipes as well as authentic African dishes. Meals are complemented by a selection of delightful and distinguished South African wines. It is the aim and the pleasure of every staff member on board to provide you with friendly and efficient service.

The Shongololo express train is truly one of the most luxurious train journeys through the heart of South Africa and are proud to recommend our clients to travel on one of South Africa's best luxury trains - The Shongololo express train !

What's Included

5 Land excursions (all excursions may be added with a supplement please see each itinerary)

Arrival Transfer Airport – Train – Airport

Accommodation with Dinner, Bed & Breakfast

Shongololo Train Cabins

There are traditionally 4 types of cabins on the Shongololo Express:

Ivory - Single or twin beds with fan , safe and hand basin -  shared facilities comprise 2 toilets and 1 shower room per Ivory Carriage.*

Gold - Twin beds with en suite toilet, hand basin / shower, fan and safe.

Commodore - Twin beds with en suite toilet, hand basin / shower, air conditioning, heating and safe.

Emerald - Double or Twin beds with en suite toilet, hand basin / shower, air conditioning, safe and lounge area.

*Design Holidays advise our clients that all cabins have en suites apart from Ivory cabins which have shared facilities.

Shongololo Child Policy

Shongololo Express welcomes children from the age of 8 - 16 years, but regrets that the Shongololo trains are unsuitable for children below this age.

Shongololo Train Safaris

The Shongololo Express operates 4 different 16 day train safaris & 1 x 8 day train safari each traversing great stretches of the stunning tip of Southern Africa.

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