Sample South Africa Special Safari with Rovos Rail Itinerary at a Glance
DAY 1 – Intercontinental Hotel – Johannesburg/O.R. Tambo Airport – Upon arrival you will clear customs and immigration and will then be escorted to your hotel just across the hall of the airport to rest after your long international flight.
DAY 2 – Rovos Rail – Pretoria to Cape Town – Fully Inclusive – Depart from Rovos Rail Station in Pretoria. Dinner and overnight on the train. (Breakfast 07h00-10h00 • Lunch 13h00 • Tea 16h30 • Dinner 19h30)
DAY 3 – Rovos Rail – Pretoria to Cape Town – Fully Inclusive – Travel across the Karoo towards Matjiesfontein. Overnight on board. Visit the extraordinary Big Hole and the Diamond Mine Museum.
DAY 4 – Rovos Rail – Pretoria to Cape Town/Overnight Kensington Place/Cape Town – Visit the historic village of Matjiesfontein. Travel through the Hex River Valley to Cape Town. 18h00 Arrive at Cape Town Station’s Platform 24.
DAY 5 – Kensington Place/Cape Town – Bed and Breakfast – Private Full-Day City, Table Mountain and Robben Island Tour
DAY 6 – Kensington Place/Cape Town – Bed and Breakfast – Private Full-Day The Very Best of the Cape Peninsula Tour
DAY 7 – Leeu House/Franschhoek – Bed and Breakfast– Depart from Kensington Place. Arrive at Leeu Estates followed by a Private Full-Day Winelands Tour.
DAY 8 – Leeu House/Franschhoek – Bed and Breakfast – Today will be spent at your leisure to explore the village of Franschhoek. Enjoy the Leeu House spa or wine studio, take a garden or art tour, or cycle around the town of Franschhoek.
DAY 9 – Londolozi Varty Camp/Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve – Fully Inclusive – Morning flight to Londolozi Varty Camp. Afternoon tea and game drive.
DAY 10 – Londolozi Varty Camp/Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve – Fully Inclusive – Morning game drive, wildlife viewing, photography and bush brunch. Afternoon massage at the spa and “In the Footsteps of Nelson Mandela” village walk. Evening at the campfire with great storytelling and red wine.
DAY 11 – Londolozi Varty Camp/Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve – Fully Inclusive – Morning bush walk and wildlife tracking. After lunch exercise at the yoga studio or fitness center followed by a late afternoon game drive and sundowners.
DAY 12 – Londolozi Varty Camp/Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve – Breakfast – Morning Game Drive. Fly to Johannesburg to catch your onward international flight.