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Train Journey to Vic Falls

tour iconTours & Safaris|4 days

Train Journey to Vic Falls

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
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Overview

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.

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Summary

  • Tour Duration: 4 Days

Accommodations Visited

Rovos Rail

3 Nights
Day to day

Itinerary

Detailed breakdown

Day 1: Set off from Pretoria | 3 Nights

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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

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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

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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

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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!

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Inclusions

  • 24-hour Full room service and bar facilities
  • Entrance fees to places of interest
  • Excursions accompanied by a qualified tour guide
  • Government tax
  • Limited laundry service
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Exclusions

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

Rates

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DatesPrice
2017-10-01 — 2018-09-30 $1,815
2018-10-01 — 2019-09-30 $1,970
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.

Departure Dates

  • 2019 Departures
    January
    Start dateEnd date
    2019-01-032019-01-06
    2019-01-102019-01-13
    2019-01-172019-01-20
    2019-01-242019-01-27
    2019-01-312019-02-03
    February
    Start dateEnd date
    2019-02-072019-02-10
    2019-02-142019-02-17
    2019-02-212019-02-24
    2019-02-282019-03-03
    March
    Start dateEnd date
    2019-03-072019-03-10
    2019-03-142019-03-17
    2019-03-212019-03-24
    2019-03-282019-03-31
    April
    Start dateEnd date
    2019-04-042019-04-07
    2019-04-112019-04-14
    2019-04-182019-04-21
    2019-04-252019-04-28
    May
    Start dateEnd date
    2019-05-022019-05-05
    2019-05-092019-05-12
    2019-05-162019-05-19
    2019-05-232019-05-26
    2019-05-302019-06-02
    June
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    2019-06-062019-06-09
    2019-06-132019-06-16
    2019-06-202019-06-23
    2019-06-272019-06-30
    July
    Start dateEnd date
    2019-07-042019-07-07
    2019-07-112019-07-14
    2019-07-182019-07-21
    2019-07-252019-07-28
    August
    Start dateEnd date
    2019-08-012019-08-04
    2019-08-082019-08-11
    2019-08-152019-08-18
    2019-08-222019-08-25
    2019-08-292019-09-01
    September
    Start dateEnd date
    2019-09-052019-09-08
    2019-09-122019-09-15
    2019-09-192019-09-22
    2019-09-262019-09-29