Rovos Rail - Durban Safari
- Luxury train travel
- Delicious dining
- Game drive in the Nambiti Private Game Reserve
- Battlefields tour at Spionkop/Spionkop Game Reserve
- Valley of a Thousand Hills
- Ardmore Ceramics and equestrian display
- 3 Days from £1,265pp
Durban Safari (Southbound) - Also available in reverse
Departs once a month in each direction August - November 2019, January - April 2020 and August - September 2020
Combine luxury train travel with unforgettable wildlife watching. This Rovos rail route ventures into the heart of the South African bushveld, passing through amazing landscapes to enjoy a 3-day safari that will deliver a taste of South Africa’s natural beauty. This is one of Rovos Rail’s 8 wonderful, yet different journeys through South Africa, ranging in length from 3 to 15 days. Enjoy relaxing comfort and delicious food on board this luxury train.
Day 1 – Pretoria
Morning departure from the Rovos Rail Station in Pretoria. Lunch is served as the stunning Drakensberg Mountains come into view. In the afternoon the train climbs to Majuba Hill (2146m/7040ft). Dinner is served en route to Elandslaagte for overnight stop. Lunch and dinner is included on board today.
Day 2 – Nambiti Private Game Reserve
Early morning wake-up call. Tea, coffee, juices and pastries in the dining car/s before embarking on a game drive in the Nambiti Private Game Reserve. Return to the train for brunch and head for Estcourt. Early afternoon, disembark for a 40-minute drive to Spionkop Lodge where a choice of two excursions is available: an escorted tour of the battlefields or a game drive in the Spionkop Game Reserve. Return to the train for dinner. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included today.
Day 3 – Durban
Breakfast is served as the train descends the escarpment en route to Lions River Station. Morning visit to the famous Ardmore Ceramics Gallery, which includes an equestrian display and tea. Lunchtime departure for Durban. The train traverses the spectacular Valley of a Thousand Hills. Arrive at journey’s end in Durban at 1600. Breakfast and lunch included today.
- Journey in a Pullman Suite (upgrades to Deluxe and Royal available)
- Accommodation with meals as specified
- All beverages, including alcohol, while on board
Price per person
From £1,265 per person from 1 October 2018-30 September 2019
From £1,375 per person from 1 October 2019-30 September 2020
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