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Stimela Star - Victoria Falls to Hwange

Duration
2 Days
Prices From:
US$ 468

Stimela is the word used in Zimbabwe for a train.The Stimela Star is a private overnight sleeper train which is hooked up to the regular Victoria Falls to Bulawayo passenger train. The Star transports you in comfort and old fashioned style overnight from Vic Falls, ready for your adventure in Hwange National Park.


This 2-day luxury train journey brings together two of Zimbabwe's star attractions. Depart from Victoria Falls after what has surely been an awesome few days exploring 'The Smoke That Thunders,' and board your luxury sleeper train bound for Hwange National Park. Zimbabwe's most popular nature reserve, Hwange is also home to one of the world's largest elephant populations. En route, enjoy a full three-course dinner, after dinner drink, entertainment provided by your guides, and all the comforts of your private cabin. A full breakfast awaits you in the morning, when you awake refreshed and ready for your Zimbabwe safari adventure.


 

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Duration
2 Days
Prices From:
US$ 468

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Day 1

Stimela Star

The Stimela Star is a brilliant 1950s safari sleeper train which travels from Victoria Falls into Hwange National Park, this is a perfect way to start your safari! On the Star you'll enjoy refreshments and a 3 course dinner with entertainment provided by our guides in the lounge car where you can enjoy coffee or an after dinner drink, before retiring to your private sleeping cabin, where you'll be rocked to sleep in a way that is unique only to train travel. Whilst sleeping, the Stimela Star crosses the hills along the northern edge of Hwange making short stops at all the sidings along the way. Our final stop is the historic little railway town of Dete mid way to Bulawayo, where we arrive in the dark early hours of the morning. The Stimela Star is shunted into a siding and the remainder of the train continues on to Bulawayo, whilst our guests sleep on in comfort.

Meal Plan Lunch and Dinner
Duration1 Night
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Stimela Star

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    Stimela Star



    Stimela is quite literally the word we use in Zimbabwe (and Zululand) for a train, it derives from the rhythm of the sound the old trains made. The Stimela Star is a private overnight sleeper train which is hooked up to the regular Victoria Falls ...

    Stimela is quite literally the word we use in Zimbabwe (and Zululand) for a train, it derives from the rhythm of the sound the old trains made.

    The Stimela Star is a private overnight sleeper train which is hooked up to the regular Victoria Falls to Bulawayo passenger train. The Star will transport you in comfort and plenty of old fashioned style overnight from Vic Falls and you'll awake rested and relaxed ready for your adventure in Hwange National Park.

    On the Star one will enjoy refreshments and dinner, and then entertainment provided by our guides in the lounge car where one can enjoy coffee or an after dinner drink, before retiring to one's private sleeping cabin, where you'll be rocked to sleep in a way that is unique only to train travel. In the morning, hot and cold breakfast and you are off on the next leg of your adventure into Hwange!

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Day 2

Departure

In the morning, hot and cold breakfast will be served and then you're off on the next leg of your adventure into Hwange!

Meal Plan Breakfast

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DEPARTURES:

2019: May 19; Jun 17; Jul 13; Aug 6; Sep 7, 10, 21; Oct 12, 19

PRICE INCLUDES:

  • 1 night accommodation on board Stimela Star
  • Three course dinner

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    A delicious cooked breakfast. 
  • Full bar service as well as hot beverages and for night owls signature midnight snacks

PRICE EXCLUDES:

  • Travel insurance
  • International and domestic airfare & airfare taxes
  • Visa fees if applicable
  • Meals and beverages not mentioned
  • Gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature

OTHER INFORMATION:

Extented your stay in beautiful Zimbabwe with Goway's Victoria Falls and Hwange packages.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Prices are "from" per person based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in low season. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply. Limited seat/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability. Rates for single or triple travellers are available on request - please inquire.

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19 Oct 2019
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