Rovos Rail
to Durban
JOURNEY TO DURBAN

Make the most of the warm summer months and hop aboard the Durban Safari. This three day sojourn includes includes game drives, a battlefields tour with a world-class historian and a look at unusual African ceramics

Encounter the Big Five at Nambiti Conservancy, a private retreat set on 20 000 acres of malaria-free bushveld in KwaZulu-Natal. Explore the mountains, bush, birds and battlefields of the region. Discover the beautiful story of the Zulu culture at Ardmore Ceramics.

Bid farewell to the Kwazulu Natal Midlands and traverse the Valley of a Thousand Hills to your journey’s end in the colourful city of Durban.

PRETORIA - DURBAN
PRETORIA TO DURBAN ITINERY
Day 1
10h00 Depart Rovos Rail Station in Pretoria.
13h00 Lunch is served as the Drakensberg Mountains come into view. In the afternoon the train climbs to Majuba Hill (2146m/7040ft).
16h30 Tea in the lounge and observation cars.
19h30 Dinner is served en route to Elandslaagte.
Day 2
06h00 Wake-up call for early morning game drive in the Nambiti Private Game Reserve.
11h00 Brunch is served in the dining car/s.
14h00 Arrive at Ladysmith for a choice of excursions:
Option 1 - Game drive in Spionkop Reserve.
Option 2 - Spionkop battlefields tour.
19h30 . Dinner is served in the dining car/s.
Day 3
07h00 Breakfast is served as the train descends the escarpment en route to Lions River Station.
10h00 Visit the famous Ardmore Ceramics Gallery including an equestrian display and tea.
12h00 Depart for Durban. The train traverses the spectacular Valley of a Thousand Hills.
16h00 Arrive at journey's end in Durban.
DURBAN TO PRETORIA ITINERY
Day 1
10h00 The train departs Durban Station.
13h00 Lunch is served en route to Lions River Station
15h00 Excursion to the famous Ardmore Ceramics Gallery including an equestrian display and tea.
19h30 Dinner is served as the train climbs the escarpment en route to Ladysmith.
Day 2
6h30 Wake-up call for a choice of excursions:
Option 1 - Game drive in Spionkop Reserve.
Option 2 - Spionkop battlefields tour.
13h00 Lunch is served in the dining car/s.
15h00 Disembark at Elandslaagte for a game drive in the Nambiti Private Game Reserve.
19h30 Dinner is served in the dining car/s.
Day 3
07h00 Breakfast is served in the dining car/s as the train continues northwest across the Highveld.
13h00 Lunch is served in the dining car/s as the train traverses the gold-mining areas of Gauteng.
16h00 Arrive at journey's end at Rovos Rail Station in Capital Park, Pretoria.

Optional journey combinations:
Cape Town and Durban (both directions); Cape Town to Victoria Falls.

GALLERY
CARRIAGES & SUITES
PULLMAN SUITES DELUXE SUITES ROYAL SUITES
RATES
1 Oct 2014
– 30 Sep 2015
1 Oct 2015
– 30 Sep 2016
PULLMAN SUITES
R15 200pps
 
R16 230pps
DELUXE SUITES
R22 900pps
 
R24 460pps
ROYAL SUITES
R30 500pps
 
R32 570pps
Includes: accommodation, meals and excursions as well as all beverages, including alcohol, while on board. Single supplement +50% on all suites.
DATES PRETORIA - DURBAN
August 2015 n/a
September 2015 4, 18
October 2015 2, 16, 30
November 2015 13, 27
December 2015 n/a
January 2016 15, 29
February 2016 12
March 2016 11, 25
April 2016 8, 22
May 2016 n/a
June 2016 n/a
July 2016 n/a
August 2016 n/a
September 2016 2, 16, 30
DATES DURBAN - PRETORIA
August 2015 n/a
September 2015 7, 21
October 2015 5, 19
November 2015 2, 16, 30
December 2015 n/a
January 2016 18
February 2016 1, 15
March 2016 14, 28
April 2016 11, 25
May 2016 n/a
June 2016 n/a
July 2016 n/a
August 2016 n/a
September 2016 5, 19