Agents save big with South African train journeys

Goway, in conjunction with the Shongololo Express, is offering agents a free train journey along with 50% off for a travel companion when making at least one Shongololo booking with Goway. Additional savings are available for clients on Goway’s Southern Cross (Southbound journey) for travel on the April 1 and Sept. 30 departures, which includes a choice of lodge accommodations in Hwange National Park or Kruger Park with one free night stay, plus dinner, breakfast, two game drives and a free Zambezi Cruise. The Shongololo Express is a South African cruise-train that carries its own fleet of mini vans used to take passengers on daily guided sightseeing drives. This unique train safari is one of the most convenient ways of seeing Southern Africa with travel between destinations at night, and exploration during the day, discovering regional attractions on board air-conditioned vehicles. The train has classic 1950’s carriages with accommodations in four two-person categories: Emerald, Commodore and Gold cabins with ensuite, Ivory cabins with shared facilities. Breakfast and dinner are prepared on board and served daily in the restaurant, with lunches at guests own expense. Shongololo operates four voyages visiting the most iconic sights in Southern Africa: !!! The 17-day Southern Cross from $6,568 itinerary visits six countries starting in Johannesburg and ending in Victoria Falls (or vice versa). The route passes through Swaziland, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Botswana and includes visits to Kruger National Park, Bulawayo, Matobo National Park and Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe, and Chobe National Park in Botswana. !!! The 14-day Good Hope from $4,760 itinerary is a comprehensive tour of South Africa that includes all of the great sights including Kruger National Park, Zululand, the Drakensberg Mountains, Klein Karoo, the winelands and the spectacular Garden Route. !!! The 13-day Dune Adventure from $3,639 takes in the beauty of Namibia, a country of extreme contrasts, vast colourful deserts, dunes, rock formations, great game reserves, delightful coastal towns with old world German hospitality and bushman settlements. New for 2012 is the Traces of Dr. Livingstone journey, which travels from Victoria Falls to Dar-es-Salaam. Agents wishing to take up this offer should e-mail [email protected] and include the booking reference of their Shongololo booking plus details of which of the journey they would like to take.