FAMILY LUXURY RAIL JOURNEY & SAFARI (18 DAYS)

From $13090 P.P

Go back in time with a luxury family rail expereince

Rovos rail _A family adventure tour that gets better and better! Starting off with a clickty clack on the luxurious Rovos Rail from Cape Town to Pretoria. Then onto safari at Notten’s Bush Camp in the Big Five Sabi Sands Game Reserve near Kruger. Fly from Nelspruit to Livingstone in Zambia and spend a few days seeing the Victoria Falls and enjoying the Zambezi River. A safari road transfer takes you up to Chobe Game Lodge and then on into the heart of the Okavango Delta for the grand finale.

Bucket list train trip across South Africa
Big Five Safari at a family friendly lodge
Adventure activities for all ages at Victoria Falls
Elephants and more elephants on the Chobe River
End up in the Okavango Delta – Africa’s Garden of Eden

 

Day 1 -4 Cape Town : African Pride 15 On Orange Hotel


15-On-Orange-Cape-TownOn arrival you’ll be collected by your private guide and transferred to the 15 On Orange Hotel, centrally located in a characterful part of Cape Town within walking distance of lots of restaurants and one of the city’s trendiest precincts. Enjoy full day tours with your guide to your choice of top sights.

Enjoy a wide range of sight seeing options – Table Mountain Cableway, Atlantic seaboard beaches, Penguin Colony at Simonstown, Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens. And the Famous Cape Winelands are only 30 mins away!

Day 5-6 Rovos Rail


Rovos Rail interiorDay Transfer to Cape Town Station and board the Rovos train for your 2 day scenic rail journey north, through the Winelands and the Karoo to Pretoria. Stop in Matjiesfontein where passengers may visit this quaint historical Victorian village. Enjoy excellent service on board as the countryside floats by.

The train stops in historical Kimberley where passengers can board the bus for a tour of the famous Big Hole and the Diamond Mine Museum. Enjoy the comfort of your luxury compartment or install yourself in the glassed-in observation car at the rear of the train. Your final destination is Pretoria station.

Day 7-9 Sabi Sands : Notten’s Bush Camp

Lioness and cubTransfer to Notten’s Bush Camp in the Sabi Sands for 3 nights on safari. We always get rave reviews from guests who stay at Notten’s, a delightful family run camp in the heart of a Big Five rich area. Go on twice daily game drives with your ranger looking for leopard, lion and other big game.

A typical day on safari starts with an early wake up call for the early morning game drive to watch the sun rise and the bush come alive. On the evening game drive it is thrilling to watch the animals come down to drink at rivers or waterholes after a long hot day. At sunset the nocturnal animals wake up. Return for dinner under the stars.

Day 10 – 12 Victoria Falls : Islands of Siankaba

islands of Siankaba mealFly from Neslpruit to Livingstone and then its a short road transfer up to the Islands of Siankaba, a beautiful lodge on a sand island in the middle of the Zambezi River. Enjoy loads of nature and adrenalin activities like mokoro rides, sunset cruises, game drives, seeing Victoria Falls and a swim in Devil’s Pool.

Day 13 -15 Chobe River : Chobe Safari Lodge


Chobe Safari LodgeRoad transfer up to Kasane, the border between Zambia and Botswana and onto the Chobe Safari Lodge. Located right on the Chobe River in the Chobe National Park, here you’ll enjoy boat based safaris and be able to get right up close to water loving animals and birds, especially lots of elephant.

Day 16-17 Okavango Delta : Eagle Island Camp


Eagle Island Camp by Orient-ExpressIts a light aircraft transfer into the heart of the Okavango Delta to the amazing Eagle Island Camp, an intimate safari camp surrounded by water and the Garden of Eden that makes up Botswana’s famous wildlife heritage. Enjoy mokoro rides along the water ways and game drives in 4x4s.

Day 18 Departure

Sadly its time to say goodbye to the awesome people you’ve met and air transfer to Maun to connect with your flight onto Johannesburg and then home.

There is no facility information available.
There is no room information available.
Best time to visit
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec