I took a $20, 4-day train ride between Zambia and Tanzania, and even though it was delayed by an entire day, I'd do it again

Business Insider | 1/20/2020 | Ben Mack
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Hoping to experience an African safari on a budget, I recently traveled first class on the TAZARA train from Kapiri Mposhi, Zambia to Dar es Salaam, Tanzania for $20.

The journey was supposed to take three days, but because of several delays, it ended up taking four.

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The views were terrific, the food was surprisingly good, and there were a number of amenities onboard including a lounge, but after a while, it did seem to drag on.

Even though I didn't get to see much wildlife, the scenery was incredible, the train was comfortable, and the price was so affordable that I'd do it again.

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