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Overview

Step into a 10-day odyssey immersed in old-world charm and wondrous landscapes. Picture yourself boarding a luxurious train, enveloped in timeless elegance, as it meanders through diverse terrains, from verdant countryside to expansive deserts. Setting off from Pretoria, embark on the historic Rovos Rail journey, basking in its rich ambiance en route to Kimberley, where you’ll uncover the town’s diamond mining legacy. Venturing into Namibia, renowned for its raw beauty, marvel at the majestic Fish River Canyon and the enchanting quiver tree forest.

After four nights on the train, take to the skies for a scenic flight to Sossusvlei, where you’ll spend a night amid the desert and experience the towering sand dunes. Returning to Windhoek, resume your rail journey northward, with a stop at the famed Etosha National Park for exhilarating game viewing. Spend a night at Etosha Safari Lodge before returning to the train, bound for the Atlantic Ocean. Your journey culminates in the seaside splendour of Walvis Bay, completing an unforgettable adventure through captivating landscapes and cultural treasures.

Highlights & Activities

What's on offer whilst on this itinerary?
  • 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
  • Experience the red dunes of Sossusvlei
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Summary

Tour Duration: 12 Days
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Accommodations visited

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Rovos Rail
6 Nights
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Sossusvlei, Namibia

Sossusvlei Lodge
1 Nights
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Rovos Rail
2 Nights
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Etosha, Namibia

Mokuti Etosha Lodge
1 Nights
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Rovos Rail
1 Nights

Itinerary

Day to day

Depart from Pretoria’s Capital Park Station in the late afternoon. Experience the excitement and atmosphere of luxury rail travel as this historic steam locomotive hauls the train through some of the most historic and scenic areas of Southern Africa. Enjoy a delicious 3-course dinner in the oak-paneled dining car. Dress for dinner is formal as the evening recreates the romance of a bygone era.

You will be travelling south towards the world-famous gold fields of the Witwatersrand.

Rates

Competitive rates for unforgettable experiences
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2024-01-01 - 2024-12-31 $11,280
2025-01-01 - 2025-12-31 $12,245

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What's Included?

  • 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

What's Excluded?

  • International flights
  • Airport taxes
  • All meals and drinks not specified
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature

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