Namibia Safari

Holiday Highlights

  • Kimberley's Big Hole & Diamond Museum
  • Optional two-hour morning walking tour of Upington
  • Visit the Fish River Canyon
  • Visit Garas Park (Quiver Tree Forest/Giant’s Playground)
  • City tour of Windhoek
  • Game drives in Etosha National Park
  • 9 days from £4,610pp

Tour Dates:
Westbound: 9 April 2020, 30 April 2020, 7 May 2020
Eastbound: 19 April 2020, 10 May 2020, 17 May 2020

Explore untamed deserts and the wild Atlantic on this 9-day railway odyssey. Cross the Kalahari Desert, enjoy a game safari and soak up some stunning scenery as you visit Fish River Canyon and Garas Park and much more - all in the comfort of Rovos Rail’s luxury train accommodation and hospitality.

NB: You have the option of including this special rail journey as part of a Tailored Rail tour. Ffestiniog Travel can make the additional arrangements to allow you to join this luxury train journey, at the beginning, during or end of a bespoke itinerary. We will organise rail and flight tickets where necessary and hotel accommodation. Please contact us direct at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information or click the Request a Quote button and we will provide quotations on request.

Itinerary Westbound

Day 1 – Pretoria

Mid-afternoon departure from the Rovos Rail Station in Pretoria, travel south towards the goldfields of the Witwatersrand. Dinner included.

Day 2 – Kimberley

Morning arrival into Kimberley for a visit to the Big Hole and Diamond Museum. Lunchtime departure for Upington and travel the Karoo semi-desert. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 3 – Upington Walking Tour

Optional two-hour morning walking tour of Upington. Late evening arrival at Holoog after border formalities at Nakop. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 4 – Fish River Canyon & Garas Park

One-hour transfer to visit the Fish River Canyon this morning, followed by a mid-morning departure for Keetmanshoop. Traverse the Kalahari. Mid-afternoon visit to Garas Park (Quiver Tree Forest/Giant’s Playground). Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 5 – Windhoek & Sossusvlei Lodge

Morning arrival into Windhoek for a city tour. Mid-morning, depart in a light aircraft for 1-hour flight to Sossusvlei Lodge for lunch, desert drive, bush dinner and overnight. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 6 – Sossusvlei Lodge & Windhoek

Early morning Sossusvlei drive with breakfast in the vlei. Lunchtime departure for one-hour flight to Windhoek. This afternoon, depart Windhoek and travel north towards the game-rich Etosha National Park. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 7 – Etosha National Park

Morning transfer to a lodge in the Etosha National Park for lunch, game drive and overnight. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 8 – Etosha National Park

Early morning game drive in the Etosha National Park. Enjoy lunch on board en route to the Atlantic. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 9 – Walvis Bay

Enjoy breakfast as the train traverses the Namib. Arrive at journey’s end in Walvis Bay, Namibia at 1230. Breakfast included.

Price Includes

  • Journey in a Pullman Suite (upgrades to Deluxe and Royal available)
  • Accommodation with meals as specified
  • All beverages, including alcohol, while on board
  • Excursions

Price per person

From £4,610 per person

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