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Experience the grace and elegance of this 3-day Rovos Rail luxury train journey from Pretoria to Victoria Falls. Delight in the unhurried pace of luxury train travel while taking in the spectacular Southern African scenery.

Your Rovos Rail luxury train journey begins in Pretoria and moves westward into Botswana before turning north along the eastern border towards Zimbabwe. After crossing over into Zimbabwe, your journey winds north through Bulawayo and the Hwange National Park on its way to the majestic Victoria Falls.

  • Tour duration: 4 days
  • Start: Pretoria
  • End: Victoria Falls
  • Destinations:
    Zimbabwe
       Victoria Falls
    South Africa
    Botswana
  • Accommodation:
    3 nights at Rovos Rail
  • Comfort Level: Luxury
  • Type of Tour: Guided & Scheduled
  • Type of Accommodation: Accommodated

Itinerary Highlights

  • Enjoy timeless elegance on the luxury Rovos Rail
  • Enjoy a welcome drink before departure
  • Watch as the Southern Africa scenery passes by
  • Spot wildlife as you travel through Hwange
  • Feast on a 3-course dinner in the formal dining car

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 1

Set off from Pretoria

Enjoy a glass of champagne before The Pride of Africa departs from Rovos Rail's private Capital Park Station in Pretoria. Enjoy a delicious lunch in the dining car with a view of the passing landscape as the train heads north to Zeerust. Dine on a sumptuous dinner as the train passes through the Magaliesburg Range on its way to Mahikeng.

Day 2

Head for Botswana

Spend the morning relaxing on board as the train proceeds through the landscapes of Botswana towards Zimbabwe. Enjoy the scenery from the observation car, with its enlarged windows and open-air balconies, as you travel up the eastern portion of Botswana before crossing into Zimbabwe. Your overnight stop is at Mpopoma.

Day 3

Into Zimbabwe

Today you travel along the eastern border of Hwange National Park, the largest game reserve in Zimbabwe, on one of the continent's longest stretches of straight railway line, which measures 114km (70 miles). Stop at Kennedy Station for the game drive at The Hide before reboarding for dinner and your overnight stop at Thompson Junction. 

Day 4

Experience Victoria Falls

Enjoy a final leisurely breakfast on board as you chuff towards Victoria Falls, one of Africa's all-time great spectacles and a bucket-list item for many travellers. Your journey ends at the Falls, where you can choose to stay on and indulge in anything from game viewing and white-water rafting to sunset cruises and high-octane bungee jumping!

Inclusions

  • 2 nights in a Pullman Suite on The Rovos Rail on fully inclusive basis
  • Entrance fees to places of interest
  • 24-hour full room service and bar facilities
  • Government tax
  • Limited laundry service

Exclusions

  • International flights
  • Airport taxes
  • All meals and drinks not specified
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature

Tour Rates

  • dates rates from
  • 01 Oct 2014 - 30 Sep 2015 $1960

Our rates are per person sharing unless we note differently.

Please treat all pricing as a guide only:

  • All rates are subject to availability and may change without notice
  • Single supplements may apply

Request a quote or speak to one of our African Safari Experts for the best, most current rates available.

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Carlien Parsons

Carlien Parsons

Product Manager

"An iconic, explorer-style journey through Botswana towards Vic Falls. This is a fantastic option for honeymooners before a Falls adventure."

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