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Luxurious South Africa & Namibia Rail Journey

Luxurious South Africa & Namibia Rail Journey

per person

Overview

This 9-day train safari takes you on a luxury rail trip of discovery through some of the most stunning locations of South Africa and Namibia, including Etosha National Park.

Board the luxurious Rovos Rail train for a thrilling and beautiful journey across South Africa, Namibia, and concluding in Swakopmund. Stop in Kimberley and the Big Hole, as well as the Fish River Canyon, before continuing on to the Namib Desert and Sossusvlei.

Before arriving in Walvis Bay, spend the night at a wildlife lodge in Etosha National Park.

  • Enjoy the timeless elegance on Rovos Rail
  • Watch the changing Southern African landscape
  • Visit the Kimberley Big Hole & Fish River Canyon
  • Go game viewing in the renowned Etosha National Park
  • Namibia
  • Sossusvlei
  • Etosha
  • Rovos rail (4 NIGHTs)
  • NAMIBIA, SOSSUSVLEI – Sossusvlei Lodge (1 NIGHT)
  • Rovos rail (2 NIGHTs)
  • ETOSHA, NAMIBIA – Etosha Safari Lodge (1 NIGHT)
  • Rovos rail (1 NIGHT)
10 Days
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Day 1: All aboard the Rovos Luxury Train | 4 Nights

In the late afternoon, depart from Pretoria's Capital Park Station. Experience the thrill and atmosphere of luxury rail travel as this antique steam engine pulls the train through some of Southern Africa's most historic and spectacular places. In the oak-paneled dining car, enjoy a magnificent three-course supper. Dinner attire is formal since the evening re-creates the romanticism of a bygone period. You will be going south towards the world-famous Witwatersrand gold fields.
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Day 2: Discover Kimberley and the Big Hole

  This morning, you'll arrive in Kimberley, a famed diamond-mining town, for a short morning trip to the Big Hole Diamond Mine. Return to the train before lunch to continue your journey to Upington via the Karoo semi-desert.
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Day 2: Visit the home of the Big Cats | 1 Night

After finishing your trip with a final substantial breakfast at Kulala Desert Lodge, you will be driven back to Windhoek International Airport. You will be able to connect to your continuing travel plans from here.
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Day 3: Crossing into Namibia

Stretch your legs this morning with an optional walking tour of Upington, South Africa, a historic mission site on the Orange River. In the late morning, board the train again and go to the Namibian border. Following border procedures at Nakop, your journey continues to Holoog Siding, which is located near the famed Fish River Canyon. Spend the overnight on the train before departing the next morning for the breathtaking Fish River Canyon.
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Day 4: Discover the Fish River Canyon

This morning, you'll go on an excursion to the stunning Fish River Canyon, the world's second-largest canyon, where you'll be able to stand on the brink and wonder at the sheer enormity of this remarkable natural structure. After that, you'll have lunch before returning to the train to complete your journey to Windhoek via Keetmanshoop. While travelling across the Kalahari Desert, you will stop at Garas Park, which has two outstanding features: the Quiver Tree Forest and the Giant's Playground.
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Day 5: Fly to Sossusvlei, Namibia | 1 Night SOSSUSVLEI, NAMIBIA

Arrive in Windhoek and embark on a city tour of this vibrant and multicultural city with a strong German influence. After a brief tour of Namibia's capital, you will board a small aircraft for a short journey to the famed Sossusvlei sand dunes. In the afternoon, take a picturesque drive to admire the harsh terrain and enormous mountains before enjoying a bush meal. Arrive in Windhoek and embark on a city tour of this vibrant and multicultural city with a strong German influence. After a brief tour of Namibia's capital, you will board a small aircraft for a short journey to the famed Sossusvlei sand dunes. In the afternoon, take a picturesque drive to admire the harsh terrain and enormous mountains before enjoying a bush meal.
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Day 6: Experience Massive Sand Dunes | 2 Nights

Get up early to go on an excursion to see some of the world's tallest sand dunes in the Sossusvlei area and have breakfast. Enjoy seeing this magnificent landscape from the air as you fly back to Windhoek to join your train to Etosha National Park.
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Day 7: Arrive at the wildlife-rich Etosha National Park.

You will be taken to your lodge in time for lunch in the game-rich Etosha National Park after arriving late in the morning. After that, you'll have some time to unwind at the lodge and settle into your accommodation before heading out on a game drive.
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Day 8: Explore Etosha National Park | 1 Night

ETOSHA, NAMIBIA You will start your day early with a game drive in Etosha before heading back to the train for lunch as you race your way to the Atlantic Ocean.
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Day 9: Arrive in Walvis Bay | 1 Night

Arrive in Walvis Bay - set between the dunes of the Namib Desert and the roaring Atlantic – where your elegant rail journey comes to an end.
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Day 10: Conclude Your Rail Trip in Walvis Bay

Enjoy a last breakfast before being transferred back to the airstrip for your flight home.
Inclusions
  • 24-hour Full room service and bar facilities
  • Entrance fees to places of interest
  • Excursions accompanied by a qualified tour guide
  • Government tax
  • Limited laundry service
Exclusions
  • International flights
  • Airport taxes
  • All meals and drinks not specified
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature
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