SOUTHERN AFRICA AIR SAFARI

Rovos Air invites you to join an exclusive five star tour of Southern Africa. A magnificent classic aircraft and dedicated crew will accompany you on this superb adventure which includes two nights at six outstanding venues. An optional pre-air tour starting has been designed to include two nights in Stellenbosch and two nights on Rovos Rail between Cape Town and Pretoria. The twelve-night air tour departs from Johannesburg Lanseria Airport with two nights at Kapama Game Reserve followed by two nights at Fancourt Golf Resort in George and includes visits to Oudtshoorn’s Highgate Ostrich Farm, the Cango caves and the Knysna Waterfront. Then it’s on to Cape Town with a tour of the Cape Peninsula and Table Mountain Cableway. We fly on to Luderitz in Namibia, followed by a flight over Sossusvlei and two nights at the Swakopmund Hotel, a cruise to Pelican Point and a traditional desert barbeque. We continue on to the Okavango Delta for two nights in this exquisite wilderness. A short flight takes us on to the Royal Livingstone Hotel and the Victoria Falls for a two-night stay after which your unique 13-day journey ends with a flight to Lanseria Airport.

SOUTHERN AFRICA AIR SAFARI ITINERARY PRETORIA • KRUGER PARK • GEORGE • CAPE TOWN • LüDERITZ SWAKOPMUND • OKAVANGO • VICTORIA FALLS • PRETORIA

PRE-AIR TOUR

Departure Dates 2007:10 March, 03 November
Day 1 Saturday
Arrive Cape Town by own arrangement. Dinner and overnight at the Lanzerac Manor and Winery.
Day 2 Sunday
09h00 Depart for guided tour of Cape Winelands. Dinner and overnight at Lanzerac.
Day 3 Monday
09h30 Depart hotel for Cape Town Station.
11h00 Rovos Rail’s Pride of Africa departs for Pretoria with visit to Matjiesfontein Victorian Village.
Day 4 Tuesday
14h30 Upon arrival in Kimberley take the electric tram from the city centre for a tour of the Big Hole and museum.
Day 5 Wednesday
12h00 Train arrives Rovos Rail’s private station in Capital Park, Pretoria.

AIR TOUR

Departure Dates 2007:14 March, 07 November
Day 1Wednesday
12h00Guests meet at Rovos Rail’s Capital Park station for introduction and a short tour of the railway depot.
13h00Lunch is served on the station platform after which guests are transferred to Wonderboom Airport.
14h30Board aircraft for flight to Hoedspruit in the Kruger Park.
15h30Transfer to Kapama and Thornybush Game Reserves.
16h00Game drive followed by dinner and overnight.
Day 2Thursday
06h00Early morning game drive followed by breakfast and lunch.
16h00Afternoon game drive followed by dinner at 20h00.
Day 3Friday
11h00After brunch transfer to airport for flight to George.
15h00Arrive George. Transfer to Fancourt Golf Resort. Afternoon and dinner at leisure.
Day 4Saturday
09h00Optional scenic 1-hour drive to visit Highgate Ostrich Farm. Mid morning tour by coach of Knysna followed by lagoon cruise and lunch at Knysna waterfront before returning to hotel.
Day 5Sunday
09h00Depart George airport for flight to Cape Town.
10h00Arrive Cape Town and transfer to the Cape Grace at the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront. Tour of City and Table Mountain Cable Way (weather permitting). Dinner at the hotel.
Day 6Monday
09h00After breakfast depart for a guided tour of Cape Peninsula/Winelands/ Robben Falcon.
13h00Lunch in Constantia Valley or Winelands with late afternoon and hotel dinner at leisure.
Day 7Tuesday
09h00After breakfast, depart hotel for airport. Take-off for flight to Luderitz in Namibia.
12h00Arrive Luderitz. After lunch a 20-minute transfer by coach for a visit to the mining ghost town of Kolmanskop.
16h00Depart Luderitz for scenic flight over Sossusvlei to Walvis Bay.
17h30Transfer through desert scenery to the Swakopmund Hotel and Entertainment Centre for dinner and overnight.
Day 8Wednesday
08h00After breakfast, depart on a 30-minute drive to Walvis Bay for a boat cruise to Pelican Point followed by light lunch.
16h00Pick-up from Swakopmund Hotel in 4×4 vehicles for a traditional desert barbeque.
Day 9Thursday
08h00After breakfast, transfer to airport for flight via Skeleton Coast to Maun in Botswana.
12h00Arrive Maun. Flight in light aircraft to various camps in the Okavango Delta. (Chiefs, Jao, Nxabega, Shinde, Khwai, Kwetsani, Xigera, Eagle Falcon and Duba)
08h00After lunch there is time for a siesta before the late afternoon wilderness experience. Dinner at the camp.
Day 10Friday
06h00After breakfast – guest activities e.g. guided walk, game drive or mokoro canoe trip.
12h00After brunch there is time for a siesta before the late afternoon outing.
Dinner at the camp.
Day 11Saturday
10h30After guest activities and brunch, light aircraft transfer to Maun airport.
11h30Depart Maun for flight to Livingstone in Zambia.
13h00Arrive Livingstone. Transfer to the Royal Livingstone Hotel at the Victoria Falls.
16h00Sundowner cruise on the Zambezi River. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 12Sunday
 Day at leisure. An activities desk is provided in the foyer of the hotel.
Farewell dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 13Monday
08h00After breakfast, transfer to Livingstone airport for flight to Lanseria Airport in northern suburbs of Johannesburg.
12h30Arrive Lanseria International Airport.