Desert Express / Dune Express

NOTE – We no longer do bookings on the Desert Express, however,
the Dune Express is a fantastic tourist train package travelling between South Africa to Namibia.
Details as follows:


This spectacular 12-day journey starts in Pretoria and winds its way to the coast of Namibia, a country of compelling beauty, abundant sunshine and seemingly endless space. First stop is Kimberley for a visit to the Big Hole and diamond mine museum village before continuing on to Upington for a walking tour and wine tasting. After crossing the border, guests visit the Fish River Canyon, second in size to the Grand Canyon, followed by tours of historical towns Lüderitz, Kolmanskop and Keetmanshoop. Day seven sees guests overnighting at a Sossusvlei lodge, surrounded by the dramatic dunes of the Namib-Naukluft Park, with visits to the natural Sesriem Canyon and the 170m-high star-dune “45”. The train then leaves the vast stillness of the Kalahari Desert for a city tour of Windhoek. On day ten guests travel to the Etosha National Park for an overnight stay with game-viewing activities before ending the journey in the quaint seaside town of Swakopmund and Walvis Bay. Available in reverse.

Rates includes:

  • •Accommodation on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis
  • •Excursions accompanied by a qualified tour guide
  • • Entrance fees to places of interest
  • • Government tax.
  • • off-train accommodation: Accommodation • Meals at the lodges, hotels, clubs or resorts

Rates exclude:

  • • Lunches off the train
  • •All beverages
  • • Laundry
  • • Gratuities
  • • Golf course fees (Good Hope Golf only) • Visas
  • • Travel insurance
    • Excluded in off-train accommodation: All Beverages • Laundry • Personal expenses

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Shongololo Express Enquiry Form

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