The following morning enjoy a leisurely breakfast as the train meanders along the border of the world-famous Kruger Park. Lunch is served in the Dining car as the luxury safari continues south towards Swaziland for an afternoon game drive in the Mkhaya Game Reserve followed by a memorable candlelit dinner in the pristine riverine setting of Stone Camp.
After dinner the Rovos Rail will travel south to the village of Hluhluwe in Zululand. Starting early once again, you are assured of seeing a wide variety of game on a morning game drive through the scenic Hluhluwe Game Reserve. The Pride of Africa then departs mid morning and winds its way through the lush cane fields and rolling hills of KwaZulu Natal, to arrive in Durban by late afternoon where this scenic safari ends.
Tour Itinerary: Pretoria - Durban.
10:00 - The Pride of Africa departs Rovos Rail's Station in Capital Park.
18:30 - After descending the Drakensberg Escarpment the train arrives in Waterval Onder.
07:00 - Breakfast is served as the train departs Malelane traveling along the border of the Kruger Park.
12:30 - Lunch is served as we pass through the Swaziland border en route to Mpaka station.
15:00 - We arrive at Mkhaya reserve for our afternoon game drive and bush dinner.
18:15 - The train departs for the overnight journey to Hluhluwe in Zululand.
05:00 - Wake up call for a game drive in the Hluhluwe Game Reserve.
09:30 - Rovos Rail, The Pride of Africa departs Hluhluwe for Durban.
18:00 - Arrive Durban.
Durban - Pretoria.
10:00 - The Pride of Africa Departs Durban.
13:00 - Lunch is served as the train passes through the rolling hills and cane-fields of Kwazulu Natal.
19:30 - Dinner is served in the Dining Car as we pass through the Swaziland border.
05:00 - Wake up call for a game drive in the Mkhaya Game Reserve.
09:30 - The train departs en route to Komatipoort.
11:00 - Brunch served in the dining car.
15:15 - We arrive in Malelane for the game drive in the Kruger Park followed by a boma dinner at 19:30.
21:00 Depart to our overnight stop at Waterval Onder.
07:00 - Breakfast is served as we depart Waterval Onder (3950') and climb this most attractive escarpment route up to Belfast at 6463 ft.
12:30 - Lunch will be served as we depart Witbank and head for Rayton where we pick up the steam engine.
15:00 - We arrive in Pretoria at Rovos Rail's private station.
Tour can be taken as a one way trip. Maximum cost based on return price.
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