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Namibia is a country of undeniable beauty, plentiful sunshine, and a feeling of liberated space. With its virgin landscapes and large variety of game, Namibia is one of the larger countries in Africa, and draws a growing number of visitors from various parts of the globe.
 

3 Days 2 Nights: Return Desert Express

From R8345.00 pps

Namibia is renowned for its wide open spaces and superb sunrises and sunsets. The timetable has been specifically designed to coincide with the sunrises and sunsets.

  • Dates: 01 Jan - 31 Oct 2013


  • Price: From R8345.00 pps


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About the Desert Express:

The train has twenty-four compartments -- each accommodating one, two or three passengers. The compartments are fully air-conditioned and heated and have en-suite facilities as standard. Passengers have access to an elegant lounge, unique bistro bar and spacious restaurant that will serve the best in Namibian cuisine. Uniquely shaped large windows throughout the train include the traveller in the wide open spaces.


Desert Journey:

Desert Express departs in the early afternoon on Fridays from Windhoek Station and calls at the Oropoko Lodge for a game drive.

Upon returning to the train, enjoy a sundowner in the relaxed atmosphere of the elegant Spitzkoppe lounge as you watch the sun set over the endless plains. Dinner will be served in our spacious Welwitschia restaurant as the train makes its onward journey to overnight at a quiet secure siding.

Early the next morning, Desert Express leaves the siding and continues on its westbound journey. The train will travel through the Namib Desert and stop for a Dune Excursion. The dunes are really unique! The train will then proceed on to its final destination, Swakopmund.

On the eastbound journey from Swakopmund that departs on Saturdays. A late afternoon will allow you to have a relaxing sundwner. Once back on the train, the evening and a superb three course dinner is on offer for you to enjoy and savour. The next morning we arrive at Okapuka Game Ranch, where you will wittness the lion feeding. The train arrives at the historical Windhoek Station.



THE ROUTE:

Windhoek - Swakopmund - Windhoek

Schedule Friday: Winter (Summer)

Check in at Windhoek station 11:30 (12:30)
Depart 12:00 (13:00)
Welcome drink and open sandwiches
Game drive at Oropoko Lodge 15:30 (16:30)
Dinner* 19:00 (& 21:00 if two sittings are required)
Overnight at a secure siding
Breakfast 07:00 (7:00)
Dune excursion 08:00 (08:00)
Arrive Swakopmund station Saturday 10:00

Schedule Saturday:

Depart from Swakopmund Station 15:00
Late afternoon Sundowner
Dinner 19:00
Overnight at a secure siding
Breakfast 07:00
Lion feed at Okapuka 08:00
Arrive in Windhoek 10:30

Star rating: 5

Price Includes:

From Windhoek - Swakopmund - Windhoek
2 Nights accommodation on the Desert Express
Breakfast
Dinner
Late afternoon Sundowner
Lion feed at Okapuka
Dune excursion
Game drive at Oropoko Lodge


Price Excludes:

Items of personal nature
Meals not mentioned
Travel and medical insurance
Guests must arrange their own transfer to and from the train / arrange with booking agent inadvance

 
Policies & Disclaimers:
Prices are from a starting price per person sharing subject to change airfare increase currency fluctuation and availability. Advance purchase peak season surcharges block out periods and minimum stay conditions may apply.
 
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