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DAY 1
DEPART DAR, TANZANIA
12h00 The Pride of Africa departs Dar es Salaam and travels the TAZARA line.
13h00 Lunch is served in the dining cars as the train travels the fertile lands of Tanzania towards the Selous Game Reserve.
16h30 Tea is served in the lounge car and observation car.
19h30 Dinner is served in the dining cars en route to Fuga Halt.

DAY 2
SELOUS GAME RESERVE VISIT and LECTURES
05h30 Breakfast is served in the dining cars until departure at 07h00.
07h00 Game visit in the Selous Game Reserve, the largest in Africa at 55 000km² (time permitting).
12h30 Return to the train.
13h00 Lunch is served in the dining cars as the train passes the Udzungwa Mountains.
16h30 Tea is served in the lounge car and observation car.
19h30 Dinner is served in the dining cars en route to Mlimba.

DAY 3
MAKAMBAKO VISIT and LECTURES
07h00 Breakfast is served in the dining cars until 10h00. The train ascends the escarpment negotiating the dramatic switchbacks, viaducts and tunnels.
09h00 Arrive at Makambako and enjoy a stroll through the town (time permitting).
13h00 Lunch is served in the dining cars as the train passes Baobab forests.
16h30 Tea is served in the lounge car and observation car.
19h30 Dinner is served in the dining cars en route to Tunduma.

DAY 4
CHISIMBA FALLS VISIT and LECTURES
07h00 Breakfast is served in the dining cars until 10h00. Tanzanian and Zambian border formalities take place.
13h00 Lunch is served in the dining cars. The train travels in a southwesterly direction across Zambia.
14h30 Disembark at Kasama for an excursion to Chisimba Falls.
18h00 Depart Kasama.
19h30 Dinner is served in the dining cars en route to Mpika.

DAY 5
SOUTH LUANGWA NATIONAL PARK STAY
07h00 Breakfast is served in the dining cars until 09h30.
10h00 Disembark and transfer to Mpika Airport for a chartered flight to the South Luangwa National Park.
12h00 Transfer to respective camps. Enjoy lunch and check-in on arrival.
15h30 Afternoon game drive in the Luangwa Valley.
19h30 Dinner and overnight at camps.

DAY 6
SOUTH LUANGWA NATIONAL PARK STAY
06h00 Wake-up call and continental breakfast.
06h30 Early morning game drive (approximately 3 hours).
10h00 Brunch is served at the lodge. Afternoon at leisure.
15h30 Afternoon game drive (approximately 3 hours).
19h30 Dinner at the lodge.

DAY 7
SOUTH LUANGWA NATIONAL PARK
Breakfast, a morning game drive (approximately 2 hours) and check-out times will be confirmed.
Transfer to the airport for the chartered flight to Ndola, Zambia.
12h00 On arrival, transfer to Ndola Station to rejoin the train.
13h00 Lunch is served in the dining cars as the train travels towards Misundu.
15h00 Arrive at Sakania for Zambian/DRC border formalities.
16h30 Tea is served in the lounge car and observation car.
19h30 Dinner is served in the dining cars as the train travels through Kabemba en route to Mushoshi.

DAY 8
LUBUMBASHI VISIT and LECTURES
06h00 Breakfast is served in the dining cars until 08h00.
08h00 Enjoy a drive through Lubumbashi.
11h00 Rejoin the train and travel towards Lukuni.
13h00 Lunch served in the dining cars. The train passes Luishia, an old open-pit copper and cobalt mine.
16h30 Tea is served in the lounge and observation car.
19h30 Dinner is served in the dining cars en route to Tenke.

DAY 9
COPPER MINE VISIT and LECTURES
06h00 Breakfast is served in the dining cars until departure at 08h00.
08h00 Enjoy a visit to a copper mine in an area that holds one of the world’s largest known copper and cobalt resources.
10h30 Enjoy brunch at Katebi Lodge
10h00 Return to the train and depart for Kasombo.
15h30 Tea is served in the lounge car and observation car.
19h30 Dinner is served in the dining cars en route to Mutshatsha.

DAY 10
DAY ON BOARD WITH LECTURES
07h00 Breakfast is served in the dining cars until 10h00.
13h00 Lunch is served in the dining cars as the train passes Kakopa en route to Malonga.
16h30 Tea is served in the lounge car and observation car.
17h30 Dinner is served in the dining cars en route to Dilolo on the DRC/Angola Border.

DAY 11
LUAU WALKING TOUR and LECTURES
07h00 Breakfast is served in the dining cars until 10h00. Border formalities take place with Angola.
11h00 Enjoy a walking tour of Luau, the start of the Benguela line.
12h00 The train departs for Luena.
13h00 Lunch is served in the dining cars.
16h30 Tea is served as the train travels alongside the Kasai River. The catchment of the Kasai River encompasses a vast eco-region of 900 000km2 with an incredibly rich fish fauna. As the train passes the villages of Cassai and Cameia there is sometimes an opportunity to see the local fisherman at work.
19h30 Dinner is served in the dining cars en route to Luena.

DAY 12
LUENA WALKING TOUR and LECTURES
07h00 Breakfast is served in the dining cars until 10h00.
10h00 Enjoy a walking tour of Luena to learn more about the recent history of Angola.
11h00 Depart for Tchicala Tcholohanga.
13h00 Lunch is served in the dining cars.
16h30 Tea is served in the lounge car and observation car.
19h30 Dinner is served in the dining cars en route to Kuito.

DAY 13
KUITO WALKING TOUR and LECTURES
07h00 Breakfast is served in the dining cars until 09h00.
09h00 Enjoy a stroll through the town of Kuito, built in the historical heart of the Ovimbundu kingdom.
11h00 Depart for Huambo.
13h00 Lunch is served in the dining cars.
16h30 Tea is served in the lounge car and observation car.
19h30 Dinner is served in the dining cars en route to Huambo.

DAY 14
HUAMBO WALKING TOUR
07h00 Breakfast is served in the dining cars until 09h00.
09h00 Enjoy a walking tour of Huambo, the second largest city in Angola and one of the old kingdoms on the central plateau.
11h00 Depart for Lépi.
13h00 Lunch is served in the dining cars.
16h30 Tea is served in the lounge car and observation car.
19h30 Dinner is served in the dining cars en route to Caimbambo.

DAY 15
ARRIVE LOBITO, ANGOLA
07h00 Breakfast is served in the dining cars until 09h30.
10h00 Arrive at journey’s end, Lobito Station, Benguela Province, Angola.