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Rovos Rail - Namibia Safari

Details & Itinerary

Rovos Rail’s Namibia safari is an annual odyssey, traversing some wonderfully diverse landscapes as it takes you on a 9 day, 3 400 kilometre (some 2 112 mile) long journey. You travel from the open lands of South Africa’s Highveld, to the cool Atlantic Ocean in Namibia.

Days: Nine

Countries: Namibia/South A.

Departures: Selected Days

Day One: Pretoria – Witwatersrand

15h00 Depart Rovos Rail Station in Pretoria and travel south towards the goldfields of the Witwatersrand.
(Breakfast 07h00-10h00 • Lunch 13h00 • Tea 16h30 • Dinner 19h30)

    Day Two: Kimberly – Big Hole

    09h45 Visit the Big Hole and Diamond Museum in Kimberley. 12h30 Depart for Upington and travel the Karoo semi-desert.

    Day Three: Exploring Upington

    08h00 Optional two-hour walking tour of Upington. 23h00 Arrive at Holoog after border formalities at Nakop.

    Day Four: Exploring Fish River Canyon

    08h00 One-hour transfer to visit the Fish River Canyon. 11h00 Depart for Keetmanshoop. Traverse the Kalahari. 15h00 Visit Garas Park and the Quiver Tree Forest.

    Day Five: Windhoek – Scenic Flight to Sossusvlei

    09h00 Arrive in Windhoek for a city tour. 11h00 Depart in light aircraft for 1-hour flight to Sossusvlei Lodge for lunch, desert drive, bush dinner and overnight.

    Day Six: Exploring Sossusvlei

    06h00 Sossusvlei drive with breakfast in the vlei. 12h00 Depart Sossusvlei for one-hour flight to Windhoek. 14h00 Depart Windhoek and travel north to Etosha National Park.

    Day Seven: Sossusvlei – Etosha National Park

    09h30 Transfer to a lodge in the game-rich Etosha National Park for lunch, game drive and overnight.

    Day Eight: Etosha National Park – Atlantic

    06h00 Early morning game drive in the Etosha National Park. 13h00 Enjoy lunch on board en route to the Atlantic.

    Day Nine: Walvis Bay

    07h00 Enjoy breakfast as the train traverses the Namib. 12h30 Arrive at journey’s end in Walvis Bay, Namibia.

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