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Take an unforgettable trip on the Rovos Rail with this fantastic safari adventure in South Africa. East Cape Tours will provide you with the opportunity to experience the incredible game drives of Nambiti Private Game Reserve, enjoy wonderful views of the Drakensberg Mountains, and much more. Let East Cape Tours make this safari experience a special and unique one.
The Pullman Suites are equipped with a comfortable sofa-seat during the day with a conversion to double or twin beds for the evening, and also have an en-suite bathroom with shower. The wood-paneled rebuilt sleeper coaches, remodeled and refurbished to mint condition, offer every modern convenience and comfort. In the en-suite bathrooms, original fittings combine with the modern technology of hot showers, hair dryers, and shaver plugs.
The spacious suites offer passengers the opportunity to travel in privacy, comfort, and luxury, with fittings and facilities that are of the highest standard. All are equipped with a writing surface and a personal safe for valuables. There is also a bar fridge filled with beverages of the passengers’ choice and room service is available 24 hours a day.
At 10:00 a.m., the train departs Rovos rail station in Pretoria. Lunch is served as the Drakensberg Mountains come into view. In the afternoon, the train climbs to Majuba Hill which is 2146 meters or 7040 feet high. Dinner is served en route to Elandslaagte for an overnight stop.
There's a wake-up call at 06:00 a.m. Tea, coffee, juices, and pastries will be served in the dining car before embarking on a game drive in the Nambiti Private Game Reserve. You will return to the train for brunch at 11:00 a.m. and head for Estcourt. At 02:00 p.m., you will disembark for a 40-minute drive to Spionkop lodge where a choice of two excursions is available for an extra fee: an escorted tour of the battlefields or a game drive in the Spionkop Game Reserve.
You will return to the train for dinner and overnight accommodation.
Breakfast will be served as the train descends the escarpment en route to Lions River station. At 10:00 a.m., you will visit the famous Ardmore ceramics gallery including an equestrian display and tea. You will depart for Durban at 12:00 p.m.. The train traverses the spectacular Valley of a Thousand Hills. At 16:00, you will arrive at journey’s end in Durban.
A visit to the famous Ardmore ceramics gallery is included in the price.
This safari will take place in Nambiti Private Game Reserve in South Africa. This place is situated in a malaria-free zone – so there’s no need for medication. Nambiti is the only game reserve in the area with the Big 5 and currently has over 40 other species of game including cheetah, giraffe, hippo, hyena, impala, eland and zebra.
You will be provided with breakfast, lunch, and dinner on the first day of the safari. Your dinner in the second day and breakfast on the third day of the safari are also included in the price.
Please book your flight to arrive at O. R. Tambo International Airport (JNB). Transfer from and to the airport is included. East Cape Tours will pick you up from O. R. Tambo International Airport (JNB) and drop you off at King Shaka International Airport (DUR).