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Save up to 58% on luxurious train trips to Durban, Johannesburg or Cape Town per person per trip on Shongololo Express

from R 9,280
Value Discount You Save
R 18,566 50% R 9,286
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Luxury train rides are the ideal way to see the country and travel without stress. Lap up the luxury of the locomotive with a train trip on the stunning Shongololo Express.
 
  • Pay R9280 per person per trip from Durban to Cape Town; five-night stay in a Gold or Commodore cabin, valued at R18566
  • Pay R9280 per person per trip from Cape Town to Durban; five-night stay in a Gold or Commodore cabin, valued at R18566
  • Pay R 10830 per person per trip from Johannesburg to Durban; six-night stay in a Gold or Commodore cabin, valued at R21660
  • Pay R10830 per person per trip from Durban to Johannesburg; six-night stay in a Gold or Commodore cabin, valued at R21660
  • Pay R16800 per person per Good Hope Southbound trip from Johannesburg to Cape Town; 11-night stay in a Gold or Commodore cabin, valued at R40228
  • Pay R16800 per person per Good Hope Northbound trip from Cape Town to Johannesburg; 11-night stay in a Gold or Commodore cabin, valued at R40228
     




The Train
 
With a warm ambience, friendly atmosphere and an air of luxury, the Shongololo Express train offers guests a memorable travel experience, traveling comfortably and securely during the night and arriving at a new and exciting destination each dawn. As in any hotel, bedding and towels are provided and the luxurious Gold or Commodore cabins are serviced daily. Cabins have ample storage space and closets are equipped with both hangers and shelving. The professional multi-lingual guides on board will assist and inform you of the beauty and wonders of your chosen route. With Shongololo, their fleet of air-conditioned touring vehicles is also transported together with the train for exploring the various stops.




 
The Surroundings
 
The journey offers an amazingly comprehensive view of South Africa, incorporating virtually every internationally regarded ‘must see’ sight. As the train travels the length or breadth of the country, guests can enjoy the great variety of landscapes, shorelines, cultures, lifestyles and cuisine that the “Rainbow Nation” has to offer. There are also many optional extras such as open air vehicles in game reserves, shark cage diving and helicopter flips, as well as break away options to private game reserves.




 
Johannesburg to Durban: 6 to 12 June 2012
 
Day 1 –Pretoria/ Johannesburg/ Soweto – 6 June 2012
Day 2 – Panorama route – 7 June 2012
Day 3 – Kruger National Park – 8 June 2012
Day 4 – Swaziland – 9 June 2012
Day 5 and 6 – Zululand –10 and 11 June 2012
Day 7 – Durban – 12 June 2012

Route will be reversed for Durban to Johannesburg trip; 30 June to 6 July 2012. Pickup at the Hilton Hotel on 30 June 2012, check out at 16:00 and drop off at the airport or hotels at 18:00.

Durban to Cape Town: 12 June to 17 June 2012

Day 1 – Durban – 12 June 2012
Day 2 – Midlands / Southern Drakensberg – 13 June 2102
Day 3 – Bloemfontein / Kimberley – 14 June 2012
Day 4 - Winelands / Overberg region – 15 June 2012
Day 5 and 6 –Cape Town – 16 and 17 June 2012

Route will be reversed for Cape Town to Durban trip; 25 June to 30 June 2012. Pickup at the Hilton Hotel at 13:30 on 30 June 2012, check out at 16:00 and drop off at the airport or hotels at 18:00.

Cape Town to Johannesburg : 25 June to 6 July 2012
 
Pick up at 7:30 from airport and hotel

Day 1 and 2 – Cape Town – 25 and 26 June 2012
Day 3 –Winelands / Overberg region – 27 June 2012
Day 4 – Bloemfontein / Kimberley – 28 June 2012
Day 5 – Midlands / Southern Drakensberg – 29 June 2012
Day 6 – Durban – 30 June 2012
Day 7 and 8 – Zululand – 1 July 2012
Day 9 – Swaziland –2 July 2012
Day 10 – Kruger National park – 3 July 2012
Day 11 – Panorama route or Kruger National park – 4 July 2012
Day 12 - Pretoria / Johannesburg / Soweto – 5 July 2012
Day 13 – Transfer day – 6 July 2012

Route will be reversed for Johannesburg to Cape Town trip; 6 June to 17 June 2012. Check out at 16:00 and drop off at 18:00

 
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Highlights

  • Save up to 58% on luxurious train trips to Durban, Johannesburg or Cape Town
  • Soak up the sights of South Africa
  • During the day guests are taken on a variety of daily excursions by professional multi-lingual guides in air-conditioned Mercedes Sprinter buses
  • In addition there are many optional extras such as open air vehicles in game reserves, shark cage diving, helicopter flips, as well as break away options to private game reserves
  • A grand adventure from beginning to end
  • Warm, friendly and homely atmosphere
  • No daily packing or unpacking involved
  • A unique concept - like a cruise ship on land 

The Fine Print


  • Valid for 2 months

  • Booking essential and subject to availability: info@shongololo.com or call 0861 777 014 or fax 011 486 4057

  • Groupon PDF to be faxed or emailed to Shongololo Express

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  • Accommodation is in Gold or Commodore cabins only

  • Passport is essential

  • Visas where applicable

  • Rate is inclusive of a full English Breakfast and or Continental as well as a three-course dinner

  • There is no single supplement (singles pay the same)

  • Not included: airfares, lunches, laundry, drinks, gratuities and anything of a personal nature

  • Special rate only applicable on scheduled departures

  • No children between the ages of 0 to six years old

  • Singles will be accommodated in Ivory Twin Cabin and should they wish to upgrade to a Commodore there will be a small surcharge

  • No children between the ages of 0 to 10 years old

  • Groupon issued and valid once deal closes

  • Picture displayed is a representation

  • No cancellations will be accepted after payment and Groupon is submitted

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