Desert Express

Train in Namibia

Popular overnight trip between Windhoek and Swakopmund (single/double from N$6500/10,500) weekly in either direction. En-suite cabins with proper beds and furniture are fully heated and air-conditioned, and have large picture windows for gazing out at the passing terrain.

It also offers a special seven-day package combining Swakopmund and Etosha National Park, complete with wildlife drives, picnic bush lunches and plenty of long and glorious rail journeys to savour.