Luxury Train Sightseeing Safaris in Africa

9 Days Namibia Train Journeys

A 3,400km annual train journey from the Highveld savannah to the Atlantic – a remarkable journey on the Rovos Luxury Train.

Journey to Kimberley, the centre of one of the world’s famous diamond rushes and savour the 1870s atmosphere of the mine village. Traverses the stark vistas of the Northern Cape to the spectacular Fish River Canyon – 2nd in size to the Grand Canyon. Continue across the untamed beauty of the Kalahari Desert to Windhoek with it's strong German flavour. A short flight takes you to Sossusvlei, a stunning pan in the Namib Desert, followed the game-rich Etosha National Park, ending in Swakopmund.



  • Kimberley Big Hole and Diamond Mine Museum
  • Karoo
  • Kalahari Desert
  • Upington
  • Fish River Canyon
  • Keetmanshoop
  • Windhoek, capital of Namibia
  • Sossusvlei – largest sand dunes
  • Desert dinner and bush drive
  • Etosha National Park and game lodge
  • Etosha Pan
  • Namib Desert
  • Swakopmund

What makes the Rovos Rail Train Journeys unique?

  • Most luxurious train in the world
  • Best way to tour Southern & Eastern Africa with ultimate luxury and privacy
  • All meals and drinks included on board (incl. alcoholic drinks)
  • Doctor & Hairdresser on board
  • Excursions included in your journey
  • 24 hr room service


All Meals & Drinks on Board

9 Days / 8 Nights
Luxury Train


15h00 - Depart Rovos Rail Station in Pretoria & travel south towards Witwatersrand.

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

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

08h00 - One-hour transfer to visit the Fish River Canyon.
11h00 - Depart for Keetmanshoop. Traverse the Kalahari.
15h00 - Optional two-hour walking tour of Keetmanshoop.

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

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

11h00 - At Tsumeb, transfer to Mokuti Lodge and Etosha National Park for lunch, game drive and overnight.

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

DAY 9 07h00 - Enjoy breakfast as the train traverses the Namib.
12h00 - Arrive at journey’s end in Swakopmund, Namibia.

Rovos Rail Namibian Journey Map

Rates quoted per person sharing

9 Day Namibian Journey
with Rovos Rail

IN ZAR Sharing Single  
2014/2015 Rates
(Both Directions)
Pullman Suite R50,400 R75,600  
Deluxe Suite R75,600 R113,400  
Royal Suite R99,800 R149,700  
Departure Dates  
  Depart Pretoria
Depart Swakopmund
  2015 09 Apr 15 19 Apr 15
30 Apr 15 10 May 15


  • Accommodation in a luxurious suite on board the Rovos Rail
  • All Meals
  • All Beverages including alcoholic beverages while on board
  • Excursions as per itinerary


  • International and Domestic Flights
  • Visa fees
  • Personal spending money for souvenirs etc.
  • Travel insurance
  • Items of personal nature
Prices are subject to change due to airfare increases, currency exchange, fluctuations and any unforeseen circumstances, without prior notice.

All suites are spacious and offer travel in privacy, comfort and luxury, with fittings and facilities that are of the highest standard. All equipped with a writing surface, personal safe & bar fridge filled with beverages of the passengers’ choice.

The Pullman Suite (±7 sq metres)
Equipped with a comfortable sofa-seat during the day with a conversion to double/twin beds for the evening. The suite features an en-suite bathroom with shower, hair dryers and shaver plugs.

The Deluxe Suites (±10 sq metres)
Accommodates two passengers in twin/double beds with a lounge area & en-suite bathroom with shower, hair dryers and shaver plugs.

The Royal Suites (±16 sq metres)
Each Royal Suite takes up half a carriage. These spacious suites each has its own private lounge area and full bathroom with Victorian bath and separate shower, hair dryers and shaver plugs. Royal Suites can accommodate two people by eitherside-by-side twin or spacious double beds.

Facilities in Suites:

  • Bath (Royal Suite only)
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Basin
  • Air conditioner
  • Heated towel rail
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Safe
  • Luggage rack
  • Adaptors
  • Plug points/shaver plugs
  • Hair dryer
  • Fridge
  • Tea drawer
  • Amenities
  • Dressing gown and slippers
  • Goggles
  • Laundry bag
  • Shoe bag
  • Writing desk
  • Internal telephone system
  • Room service

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