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A Epic Journey of Discovery
In May each year this 3400 kilometre 7-day journey takes the train
from Pretoria to Kimberley, centre of one of the world’s most
famous diamond rushes, where there’s an opportunity to visit
the Big Hole, the world’s largest man-made excavation, and
to savour the 1870’s atmosphere of the mine museum village.
The railway line covers the stark vistas of the arid Northern Cape
as the train travels through Upington to the border into Namibia.
There is time for an excursion to the Fish River Canyon –
second only in size to the Grand Canyon and a truly spectacular
sight. The journey continues across the untamed beauty of the Kalahari
Desert and onto Windhoek, the capital of Namibia. After a short
city tour and an afternoon game drive the train continues onto Tsumeb
for an overnight stay at Mokuti Game Lodge in the Etosha National
Park. On the last morning the train passes along the German built
railway through the Namib desert and into Swakopmund, a perfectly
preserved nineteenth century German Hansa town set on the coast
of the Atlantic Ocean.
Visas to be purchased and paid for prior to departure for Africa.
Visas are available through booking agents; please check with the relevant embassies
for visa requirements.
Passengers are advised to take anti-malarial precautions as might be prescribed
Trip cancellation insurance is strongly advised