3 pm: Depart Rovos Rail Station in Pretoria and travel south towards the goldfields of the Witwatersrand. (Breakfast 7-10am • Lunch 1 pm • Tea 4.30 pm • Dinner 7.30 pm)
Day 2: Kimberley – Upington, S. Africa
9.45 am: Arrive Kimberley for Big Hole and Diamond Museum. 12.30 pm: Depart for Upington and travel the Karoo semi-desert.
Day 3: Upington – Holoog, Namibia
8 am: Enjoy an optional two-hour walking tour of Upington. 11 pm: Arrive at Holoog after border formalities at Nakop.
Day 4: Holoog – Keetmashoop
8 am: Enjoy a one-hour transfer to visit the Fish River Canyon. 11 am: Depart for Keetmanshoop, traversing the Kalahari Desert. 3 pm: Take an optional two-hour walking tour of Keetmanshoop. Depart for Windhoek.
Day 5: Windhoek - Sossusvelei
9 am: Arrive in Windhoek for a city tour. 11 am: Depart in light aircraft for 1-hour flight to Sossusvlei for lunch, desert drive, bush dinner and overnight.
Day 6: Sossusvlei – Windhoek – Tsumeb
6 am: Sossusvlei drive with breakfast in the vlei. 12 pm: Depart Sossusvlei for one-hour flight to Windhoek. 2 pm: Depart Windhoek and travel north towards Tsumeb and the game-rich Etosha National Park.
Day 7: Tsumeb – Etosha National Park
11 am: At Tsumeb, transfer to Mokuti Lodge and Etosha National Park for lunch, game drive and overnight.
Day 8: Etosha National Park – Atlantic
6 am: Early morning game drive in the Etosha National Park. 1pm: Enjoy lunch on board en route to the Atlantic.
Day 9: Namib – Swakopmund
7 am: Enjoy breakfast as the train traverses the Namib. 12 pm: Arrive at Swakopmund.