Desert Express

PLEASE NOTE:

the Desert Express is NON-OPERATIONAL and NO dates or rates have been released nor has it been advised that the train is or will be travelling.
The train is stationed in Windhoek. All operations ceased in November 2020.
There are no plans to operate the Desert Express again in the near future.

Please not hesitate to contact us if you need any alternative travel assistance.

Weekend Trip | WINDHOEK- SWAKOPMUND WINDHOEK | Activity Times

DAY 1 Fridays

11:00
Check in at the Windhoek Railway Station. Visit the historical Railway Museum, cultural performance and
12:00
Welcome drinks at the station
13:00
Depart and guests served with light lunch
14:00
Game drive at Okapuka Ranch
16:10
Biltong & droe wors stop at Okahandja
19:00
Dinner on-board, Ala-carte menu Train overnight at a secure siding

DAY 2 Saturdays

07:00
Breakfast en route to Swakopmund
08:00
Dune excursion
10:00
Arrive at Swakopmund railway station & guests disembark
14:30
Check in at the Swakopmund Railway Station
15:00
Depart and guests served with late light lunch
18:00 Sundowner at Stingbank
20:00
Dinner: Braai or Poitjie at secure siding (open space)
21:00
Night entertainment & Ohungi around the fire
Train overnight at a secure siding

DAY 3 Sundays

07:00
Breakfast enroute to Okahandja
08:40
Visit Okahandja craft market
11:30
Cheetah feeding and buffet lunch at Okapuka
15:00
Arrive at Windhoek Railway station and guests disembark

Highlights of the Desert Express route

  • Windhoek
  • Swakopmund
  • Train Travel
  • Namib
  • Dunes
  • Barbeque
  • Game Drive
  • Cheetah Feeding
  • and lots more...

What to wear:
Casual to Semi Formal for Dinners