Tour Highlights

  • Kimberly; Spend a day at Diamond Mine Museum learning about the diamond
  • Upington; discover the city attraction with a walking tour
  • Fish River Canyon; admire the gigantic ravine and magnificent landscape
  • Garas Park; discover the abundance of Quiver Tree.
  • Windhoek; scenic flight to discover the attractions and the sand dunes
  • Sossusvlei; one-hour flight exploring the hidden treasures at Namibia desert
  • Etosha national park; explore the wilderness with safari tours
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Begin your Rovos Rail tour with your arrival at Station in Pretoria. The train journey through the stunning landscape of Africa allows visitors to explore the hidden gems of the place. Your African safari takes the guests across the wilderness of Namibia, all from the grasslands to the wilderness. The journey will begin with your travel to the south towards the goldfields of the Witwatersrand.

  • Dinner

Next day, your train will reach Kimberley Station and you will be collected from there. Begin your tour to the town of Big Hole and Diamond Mine Museum. Considered as one of the best open-air museums in the world, this museum is a must visit place in the Northern Cape. The museum is situated right next to the Big Hole and tells an intriguing tale of this part of the country. After your city tour, get back to your train that will depart from Kimberly. Proceed for your overnight journey that will run for Upington travelling across the semi-deserted region of Karoo.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

The delicious morning meal will be served on-board at the luxury rail. Reaching the Upington town of Northern Cape, you may head out for a walking tour across the region. Being a part of green Kalahari the Upington can be referred to as the desolate deserts with a harsh landscape. Enjoy a tour around Orange River and discover the beauty of lush landscaped gardens, the tranquil rose beds and some large and graceful trees. All looking out for some adventure and entertainment can pick up the thrilling activity as boating on Orange rover or fishing etc. By the evening you will get back to the train to proceed further towards Holoong after completing all the needed formalities at Nakop border.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Travelling across the scenic vista of Africa, you will reach the southern edge of Namibia. After the morning meals, halt to discover the beauty of Namibia. The day will start with an hour visit to Fish River Canyon that is known to be the largest canyon in Africa. The 800 kilometres long canyon features a gigantic ravine with a magnificent landscape. Get back to the rail and your journey will proceed for Keetmanshoop to reach Kalahari. Depart for an excursion to the Garas Park to discover the habitat of quiver trees and more. The Quiver Tree Forest houses an abundance of the quiver vegetation with an incredible ecological value Ending up the tour of Kalahari, the Rovos rail journey continues to mark its presence at the upcoming destination.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Another morning of the journey starts with a tempting breakfast before you reach the city of Windhoek for a tour. Discover the glimpse of German art and architecture along with the city that depicts the colonial history of Namibia. There are historical buildings and attraction that exhibits the history of Namibia. Later you will head out for a scenic flight to Sossusvlei where you can explore and admire the beauty of the aerial view of the popular attractions falling there. You can discover the Skeleton Coast, Epupa Falls and the sand dunes. By the afternoon you will be transferred to the lodge for lunch and then drive along the desert of Namibia. You will spend overnight at the lodge followed by bush dinner.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Be ready for a morning drive at Sossusvlei reaching the vlei for tempting breakfast. Later by the afternoon, you will again enjoy the one-hour flight to Windhoek discovering the Sesriem Canyon, the Dune 45 and Elim Dune with the hidden treasures at Namibia desert. Reaching Windhoek, re-board the luxurious Rovos rail and the journey will proceed towards the Etosha National Park. Rest of the day is at leisure and your dinners will be served at the train.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

With an appetizing morning meal, the day will start transferring you to the deserted land of Namibia, the Etosha National. Reaching your camp, the time is for a leisure break before proceeding for the safari. With the African big four- the elephant, lion, leopard and rhino, Etosha houses some endemic species and abundance of species. You can clearly spot a number of waterholes with the concentrated wilderness. Driving along the wild paths of Etosha enjoy the game drive and by the evening get back to the booked camp for a tempting dinner and an overnight stay.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Reenergizing yourself with the breakfast, proceed for the morning game drive towards the wildlife reserve at Etosha post your morning meal. The morning game viewing takes you around the waterholes, to over 114 different game species and around 340 bird species. Get back to the camp for your lunch and leisure before the afternoon game drive. The reserve park houses the animals like see elephant, springbok, giraffe, leopard, lion, zebra, and gemsbok. The afternoon boost comes with your transfer to your Rovos Rail where you will be served with all your meals for the day.

Today in the morning, your breakfast will be served at the train. The train will pass through the scenic and deserted region of Namib, reaching the Walvis Bay. The luxurious train journey will come to an end where you can depart for your onward journey.

  • Breakfast
  • Accommodation on Full Board Basis
  • All alcoholic and other beverages
  • 24-hour full room service and bar facilities
  • Limited laundry service
  • Big Hole and Diamond Mine Museum
  • Upington tour
  • Fish River Canyon
  • Scenic Flight to Sossusvlei
  • Game drive at Etosha
  • Guided excursions (where applicable)
  • Entrance fees as per itinerary
  • Government tax
  • 24x7 Personnel Service
  • Pre/post-tour accommodation
  • Flights and transfers
  • Visas
  • Gratuities
  • International/French Champagne
  • Souvenirs.

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Destination Covered:

  • Pretoria - Kimberley - Windhoek - Sossusvlei - Etosha National Park
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