Shongololo Express Train tours and packages


The Shongololo Express train has been in operation since 1995 and is based at Protoria Rovos Rail train station. Tours on this train last between 12 and 15 days and visit destinations in Southern Africa such as South Africa, Namibia, Swaziland, Mozambique and Zimbabwe.

The train can accommodate up to 72 guests in 2 types of accommodation and features two luxury dining carts, a smoking lounge and a observation balcony.

To view more facts about the train, click here.

Package Types:

The Shongololo Express offers 3 types of tours:

The Good Hope tour - 15 days in South Africa
The Southern Cross - 12 days in Victoria Falls, Mozambique and more.
The Dune Express - 12 days in Namibia and Kalahari Desert

Packages include:

Accommodation on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis
Excursionsaccompanied by a qualified tour guide
Entrance fees to places of interest
Meals at lodges/hotels/clubs/resorts
Full itinerary

For an example of an itinerary, please click here.

Departure days:

Good Hope - Select departures until 18 Sep 2017
Southern Cross - Select departures until 3 Aug 2017
Dune Express - Select departures until 25 May 2017
For a list of departure dates, click here.


From R52 000 per person sharing
For a list of prices for all tours, click here.

Children policy

No children under the age of 10 allowed.