Recapture the romance and atmosphere of a bygone era as you step aboard the reconditioned wood-panelled coaches and enjoy fine cuisine in five-star luxury.
One-way flight from Johannesburg to Victoria Falls including airline levy
One-way Transfer from Airport to The Palm River Hotel
1 Night accommodation at the 5* The Palm River Hotel in a Deluxe Room including Breakfast
Shuttle bus to Victoria Falls Town
Ra-Ikane Sunset Cruise
One-way Transfer from The Palm River Hotel to Train Station
3 Nights on board the 5* Luxury Rovos Rail from Victoria Falls to Pretoria in a Deluxe Suite
All meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Snacks and Dinners), selected alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages on board the train
Off train excursion (game drive at The Hide in Hwange National Park), Laundry and pressing facility on board
Valid for Set Departure:- ONLY VFA TO PTA JOURNEY:
28 July – 01 August and 25 – 29 August 2023
Rovos Rail Victoria Falls to Pretoria Itinerary:
DAY 1: VICTORIA FALLS
17:00 Depart from Victoria Falls Station, Zimbabwe.
19:30 Dinner is served in the dining cars en route to Malindi for overnight. (Dress: Formal)
DAY 2: HWANGE NATIONAL PARK
05:00 A continental breakfast is served in the dining cars until departure.
06:00 Enjoy a game drive at The Hide in Hwange National Park.
12:00 Lunch is served in the dining cars. The train travels between Dete and Gwaai along one of the world’s longest stretches of straight railway line – 114 kilometres – and passes Bulawayo: second city of Zimbabwe, capital of Matabeleland and industrial capital of the country.
16:30 Tea is served in the lounge and observation cars. The train travels baobab country.
19:30 Dinner is served in the dining cars en route to the border at Beitbridge. (Dress: Formal)
DAY 3: AT LEISURE ON BOARD (BORDER: BEITBRIDGE, ZIMBABWE / MUSINA, SOUTH AFRICA)
07:00 Breakfast is served in the dining cars until 10:00. The train crosses the Limpopo River to Musina. In Rudyard Kipling’s Just So Stories, the ‘Elephant’s Child’ departs his family for the “great grey-green, greasy Limpopo River, all set about with fever-trees, to find out what the Crocodile has for dinner.”
13:00 Lunch is served in the dining cars. The train crosses the Tropic of Capricorn.
16:30 Tea is served in the lounge and observation cars. Travel through Warmbaths (Bela-Bela) – so named for its mineral waters – and Nylstroom, christened by the Voortrekkers as the source of the Nile River as the town’s river happened to be north flowing. Pass the edge of the escarpment where the Highveld drops precipitously.
19:30 Dinner is served in the dining cars en route to Pyramid for overnight. (Dress: Formal)
DAY 4: PRETORIA
Ensure that your luggage is ready for collection at 09:45 and that you have your passport.
07:00 Breakfast is served in the dining cars until 09:30.
10:00 Arrive at journey’s end at Rovos Rail Station, Pretoria.
All Items of a personal nature. Meals not mentioned. Medical and Travel insurance.
Staff gratuities. French Champagne. Souvenirs.
Prices advertised are From prices and are subject to per-person sharing.
The actual price will be determined once quoted according to your desired travel dates, flight availability, and accommodation availability.
Bookings that are not secured with full payment are subject to increases in flight levies and taxes or any unforeseen charges by the third-party provider.