- 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
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
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.
- 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 £4,610 per person
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