Rovos Rail: The Namibia Journey
From South Africa's western savannahs to the Atlantic in the west: Travel aboard the luxurious Rovos Rail and visit the diamond town of Kimberley, traverse the Northern Cape into Namibia and marvel at Fish River Canyon, the Quiver Tree Forest, and the untamed Kalahari. German-influenced Windhoek, stunning Sossusvlei, and game-rich Etosha National Park will surprise and delight you.
Highlights • Tour the Big Hole and the Diamond Museum in Kimberley, South Africa. • Travel the Karoo semi-desert towards Upington • Tour of Upington • Windhoek city tour • Overnight at Sossusvlei Lodge with a bush dinner and desert drive • Etosha National Park with game drives and overnight in lodge
Day 1: Pretoria Depart Rovos Rail Station in Pretoria and travel south towards the goldfields of the Witwatersrand.
Day 2: Kimberley > The Karoo Arrive in Kimberley and visit the Big Hole and the Diamond Museum. Travel the Karoo semi-desert towards Upington.
Day 3: Upington An optional two-hour walking tour of Upington this morning. Cross into Namibia and continue to Fish River Canyon.
Day 4: Fish River Canyon > Keetmanshoop Transfer to the Fish River Canyon, the second-largest canyon in the world. Traverse the Kalahari towards Keetmanshoop to visit the Quiver Tree Forest and Giant's Playground.
Day 5: Windhoek > Sossusvlei Arrive in Windhoek for a city tour. Afterwards, fly to Sossusvlei Lodge for lunch, a desert drive, bush dinner, and overnight.
Day 6: Sossusvlei > Windhoek Enjoy an early morning desert drive with breakfast in the vlei. At midday, fly back to Windhoek to rejoin the train.
Day 7: Etosha National Park This morning, transfer to a lodge in the Etosha National Park for lunch, a game drive, and overnight.
Day 8: Etosha National Park Enjoy an early morning game drive in the park before rejoining the train for lunch on board en route to the Atlantic.
Day 9: Walvis Bay Today, cross the Namib Desert before arriving at Walvis Bay.
Journey available in reverse. Contact World Journeys for more information.
• Luxury accommodation on board and in lodges • All meals • Excursions as per the itinerary • Specified beverages
Pricing (per person) $NZD
Departs 2020 Pretoria to Walvis Bay
Apr 9, 30; May 7
Walvis Bay to Pretoria
Apr 19; May 10, 17 2021 Pretoria to Walvis Bay
8 Apr; 29 Apr, 6 May
Walvis Bay to Pretoria
18 Apr; 9 May; 16 May
Pretoria to Walvis Bay Apr 9, 30; May 7 Walvis Bay to Pretoria Apr 19; May 10, 17
Pretoria to Walvis Bay 8 Apr; 29 Apr, 6 May Walvis Bay to Pretoria 18 Apr; 9 May; 16 May
Not included • International airfares
• International airfares