Sunday, 21 June 2020

Kruger Shalati | The Train Wagons turned into luxury hotel

There was a time when you could catch a train in Comatiport, on the border of South Africa and Mozambique, drive through the Kruger National Park and get into the city of Tzaneen. On the way, the train stopped on the railway bridge over the Sabie River, people got out of it, went down to the park.

The Kruger Wildlife Park in South Africa, the designer transformed the abandoned steam train on the bridge into a boutique hotel. Kruger Shalati's official website is called "Kruger Shalati". It is located on a bridge called "Serati" on the Sabie River, which is 300 meters long. The building's overall transformation was an abandoned steam train. This train first served in the 1920s and it brought the first tourists to the Kruger Wildlife Park in South Africa.

Train Wagons build this hotel is the Selati railway bridge spanning the Sabie River, South Africa. Built in 1920, Kruger National Park.




Kruger National Park

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The steam train first served in the 1920s and brought the first tourists to the Kruger Wildlife Park in South Africa. Kruger Shalati's official website graphic designer transformed the car into 31 rooms, of which 24 are "car rooms" and 7 are "luxury bridge rooms". 

Through the glass floor-to-ceiling windows of the room, guests can not only see the crocodiles in the river from time to time, but also see wild animals such as hippos, buffaloes and elephants. Through the corridor outside the room, you can also go to the terrace and hanging swimming pool to experience the feeling of admiring the Sabie River.

Wildlife Park in South Africa Train Hotel

Train Wagons build this hotel is the Selati railway bridge spanning the Sabie River, South Africa. Built in 1920, Kruger National Park.

There are also terraces and hanging swimming pools on the verandah to experience the condescending feeling. According to Kruger Shalati's official website, the hotel was originally expected to open in September 2020, However, due to the impact of the new coronavirus epidemic, construction is currently suspended, and the exact date of opening is unclear. Judiet Barnes, general manager of the hotel, said: "As Covid-19 is popular throughout the country, we are in a state of blockade at this stage. As soon as construction is resumed, we can confirm the opening date."

Train Wagons build this hotel is the Selati railway bridge spanning the Sabie River, South Africa. Built in 1920, Kruger National Park.

Kruger National Park is the first national park in South Africa. Kruger Shalati official website The Kruger National Park is located in northeastern South Africa. Built in 1926, the park covers an area of ​​2 million hectares. It is the first national park in South Africa and one of the largest wildlife reserves in Africa. The park has 336 species of trees, 49 species of fish, 34 species of amphibians, 114 species of reptiles, 508 species of birds, and 147 species of mammals, more species than any other African wildlife sanctuary. It attracts nearly 250,000 tourists every year, and the dry season from June to September is the best season to enter the park.

Train Wagons build this hotel is the Selati railway bridge spanning the Sabie River, South Africa. Built in 1920, Kruger National Park.

The lavish Kruger Shalati hotel is on a train track

Train Wagons build this hotel is the Selati railway bridge spanning the Sabie River, South Africa. Built in 1920, Kruger National Park.

Skukuza, Kruger National Park Train wagons Hotel


Train Wagons build this hotel is the Selati railway bridge spanning the Sabie River, South Africa. Built in 1920, Kruger National Park.

Train Wagons build this hotel is the Selati railway bridge spanning the Sabie River, South Africa. Built in 1920, Kruger National Park.

Train Wagons build this hotel is the Selati railway bridge spanning the Sabie River, South Africa. Built in 1920, Kruger National Park.

Train Wagons build this hotel is the Selati railway bridge spanning the Sabie River, South Africa. Built in 1920, Kruger National Park.

Source — DailyMail | Krugershalati | Yeeyi

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