Elephant Express

The Elephant Express was introduced in 2015, it is a unique railcar, ingeniously designed and built to re-invent safari transfers to and between our camps in Hwange National Park. The below outlines how to include it in itineraries as well as some important  information on timings and schedules. The Elephant Express makes daily return trips as necessary between Ngamo Siding, near Bomani and Camelthorn, and Dete Railway Station near Hwange Main Camp.

 

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

  • Accommodating up to 22 passengers, the railcar has a safari design with open sides, an engine at the front and back and specially trained drivers.  It offers individual coach seating at teak tables and a chemical loo on-board.
  • Soft drinks, beers, wine and snacks are provided and lunch is served whilst the railcar is stationary before   the return trip.
  • The railcar is spacious with large aisles to allow your guests to walk around within and spot wildlife.
  • There is a professional guide on board to answer all your questions and help make the trip as enjoyable as possible.

 

Lodge Departure

Station

Time of

Departure

Arrival

Station

Est. time

Of arr

Departure

from Dete

Est. time arrival at Ngamo Siding
Bomani

&

Camelthorn

Ngamo Siding 11 am Dete Railway Station 1 pm 2 pm 4 pm-4:30 pm