10 Day Golf Challenge
Pretoria – Cape Town
10 Days / 9 Nights:
Reference: Rovos 10 Day Golf Challenge
If 9 days of golf isn’t quite enough for you, then this 10-day golf challenge may be what you are looking for. The route is slightly different to the ‘Golf Safari’ and there are therefore different courses and highlights to enjoy.
11h00: Depart from Platform 23 at Cape Town Station. Visit the historic village of Matjiesfontein at 18h00.
14h00: Tour of Kimberley’s Big Hole and Diamond Mine Museum. Travel from the Karoo to the Highveld.
10h00: Enjoy a Rovos Rail Station tour, platform lunch and city tour of Pretoria. Depart at 18h00.
11h00: Arrive Zeerust for a full-board two-night stay at Tau Lodge, Madikwe Reserve.
Early morning game drive, afternoon game drive and guest activities. Overnight at lodge.
Early morning game drive. Transfer to the train in Botswana with border formalities en route.
13h30: Travel north from Gaborone and cross the Tropic of Capricorn en route to the Zimbabwean border.
Traverse Zimbabwe along the edge of Hwange National Park. A day of leisure with lectures by the onboard historian
12h00: Arrive Victoria Falls. Transfer to Victoria Falls Hotel. Sunset cruise on the Zambezi. Dinner at hotel.
A Day of leisure. Optional activities for own account include Falls tour, a flight of the angels, whitewater rafting, golf, etc.
16h00: The train departs Victoria Falls, crossing the bridge en route to Zambia
Travel to Kapiri Mposhi via the Kafue Bridge and Lusaka. A day at leisure with lectures by the onboard historian
Traverse Zambia in a northeasterly direction. A day at leisure with lectures by the onboard historian.
08h00: Disembark at Kasama for a morning excursion to Chisimba Falls.
The train climbs the escarpment to the Tanzanian border and the highland valley of Mbeya – the ‘Scotland of Africa’.
09h00: Stroll in Makambako (time permitting). Descend the spectacular pass into the Rift Valley along the Udzungwa
Mountains and enter the Selous Game Reserve. Lectures on board by the historian.
Game visit in the Selous Game Reserve (time permitting). Travel towards Gwata for an overnight stop.
10h00: Arrive at journey’s end at Tazara Station in Dar es Salaam.