This 7 day luxury train safari in Namibia, will take on diverse adventures of thrilling rail travel, yacht cruises and game viewing across desolate landscapes of the world's oldest desert country. Namibia is renowned for its wide open spaces and superb sunrises and sunsets. The timetable of the Desert Express has been designed to coincide with the sunrises and sunsets. Desert Express normally departs for a luxury train safari from Windhoek Station. Partake in the wine tasting excursion and visit a Game Ranch the following day.
At the Game Ranch you can indulge in a game drive that ends with a sundowner on a hill overlooking the beautiful surrounding country side. A water and feeding spot at the stop will ensure that plenty of game will be around for viewing on this luxury train safari in Namibia.
Upon returning to the train passengers can relax with a sundowner in the relaxed atmosphere of the Spitzkoppe lounge while they wait for dinner. Dinner is served in the elegant Welwitschia restaurant as your luxury train Namibia makes its onward journey to stop overnight at a quiet secure siding.
The dress code on board the Desert Express is elegant / casual. The Desert Express is elegant and guests are kindly asked to refrain from wearing shorts and sandals in the Welwitschia Restaurant. However comfortable shoes and clothing are recommended for the excursions on this luxury train.
Desert Express has nine coaches, permanently linked via drawbar to minimize coupling and for improved ride comfort. The train has twenty-four compartments, each accommodating one, two or three passengers. The compartments on this luxury train safari in Namibia have air-conditioning, heating and en-suite facilities.
Passengers have access to an elegant lounge, a unique bistro bar and a spacious restaurant that will serve the best in Namibian cuisine. Uniquely shaped large windows throughout the train provides the traveler with views of the wide open spaces on his / her luxury train safari.
Desert Express will gladly cater for your specific dietary requirements, where possible. Please advise in writing at least one week prior to departure so that the necessary arrangements may be attended to. Please note that check-in time is 30 minutes prior to departure, where you will be handed your boarding pass.
Children remain under the supervision of their parents on this Namibia tour. Desert Express accepts no responsibility for children during excursions. Children younger than 10 years may enjoy their meals in the Bistro Restaurant, whilst older children are able to utilise all facilities on board. There are no baby facilities such as cots, etc on board this luxury Namibia train.