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Shongololo Southern Cross

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  • - Departure; Scheduled departure dates
  • - Duration; 12 Days / 11 Nights
  • - Lodging; Aboard Shongololo Express
  • - Group Size; Minimum 1
  • - Note: Travel insurance is compulsory for all safaris
Day 1:
- Check-in at Rovos Rail Station, Pretoria.
- Full-day tour of Pretoria and Soweto.
- Transfer to Rovos Rail Station.
- The train departs for Nelspruit for our overnight stop.

Day 2:
- Full-day panorama tour of Pilgrim’s Rest, Bourke’s Luck Potholes, God’s Window.
- Return to the train in Nelspruit and depart for Malelane.

Day 3:
- Full-day game viewing in the Kruger Park.
- Return to the train in Malelane and depart for Mozambique.

Day 4:
- City tour of Maputo, Mozambique.
- Return to the train for afternoon tea.
- After border formalities the train heads for Mpaka in Swaziland.

Day 5:
- Depart in vehicles from Mpaka, Swaziland.
- Visit Ngwenya Glass, Mbabane and Manzini.
- After border formalities at Tjaneni, rejoin the train in Kaapmuiden.
- Depart for Klaserie near Hoedspruit in Limpopo.

Day 6:
- Morning game drive in Kapama Game Reserve followed by visit to the Wild Dog and Cheetah Project.
- Return to the train for lunch.
- The train departs for Tzaneen with an overnight stop at Louis Trichardt.

Day 7:
- Day on board the train travelling to Rutenga in Zimbabwe.
- Clear customs and immigration at Beitbridge.

Day 8:
- Transfer to the Great Zimbabwe Ruins for a tour.
- Return to the train in Bannockburn.
- Depart for Somabhula for our overnight stop.

Day 9:
- Full day at Antelope Park.
- Optional extras include canoeing, game drive, horseback game viewing, elephant-back riding and a bird-watching cruise.
- Return to the train and depart for Bulawayo.

Day 10:
- Full-day tour of Matobo National Park.
- Visit the grave of Cecil John Rhodes as well as bushmen caves.
- Return to the train and depart for Dete.
br> Day 11:
- Full-day game viewing in Hwange Game Reserve, Zimbabwe.
- The train departs for Thompson’s Junction.

Day 12:
- Arrive Victoria Falls Station.
- Check out of train and walk across to Victoria Falls Hotel (luggage will be stored here).
- Meet for a walking tour of the village and the falls.
- Meet at the hotel for a sunset cruise on the Zambezi River.
- Transfer back to Victoria Falls Hotel.
- Tour ends.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS ITINERARY ALSO RUN IN REVERSE



  • Rates from: ZAR 70 200.00
  • Per person sharing
  • Rates are in South African Rands
  • *Rates may vary according to season
  • *NO children under age 10. Children over 10 pay full rate.
  • Flights (return);
  • UK - RSA; from £ 611
  • USA - RSA; from $ 1390
  • EUR - RSA; from € 495
  • Subject to availability & T&C's

  • Safari Includes
  • - Accommodation on a dinner, B&B basis.
  • - Entrance fees as per itinerary.
  • - Excursions with a qualified tour guide
  • - Entrance fees as per itinerary.
  • - Govt tax.
  • Safari Excludes
  • - Lunches off the train
  • - All beverages
  • - Laundry
  • - Gratuities
  • - Visas
  • - Travel insurance
  • - Items of a personal nature
  • - Flights (domestic and international)
  • - All guests must be covered by a fully comprehensive travel insurance policy valid from the date that they confirm the itinerary with Uyaphi.com

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