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Save on African rail safari

BENCH International is offering savings of more than $1200 per couple on two departures of its Shongololo rail safari between Johannesburg and Victoria Falls in southern Africa - but you have to book by February 29.

The deal also includes a complimentary sunset cruise on the Zambezi River above the Victoria Falls and a free night with a game drive and all meals at a private lodge in Hwange National Park or Kruger National park.

The offers apply to southbound tours that depart Victoria Falls on  April 2 and October 1 and take 16 days to travel through Zimbabwe, South Africa, Mozambique and Swaziland.

The price of $6160 per person is now $5530 and includes sightseeing tours each day and accommodation on the train with breakfast and dinner.

Shongololo has been operating several different African train cruises over the last 12 years. The train travels comfortably and securely during the night and arrives in a different destination each morning with a choice of day tours in air-conditioned mini van.

Shongololo also operates rail safaris from Victoria falls to Dar Es Salaam in Tanzania, through the desert landscapes of neighbouring  Namibia and soouth to Durban, Cape Town  and Port Elizabeth.

For more information visit Bench International.

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