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Hwange Game Drive
Observation Car, Rovos Rail
Rovos Rail, South Africa
Rovos Rail Dining car
Rovos Rail Lounge Car
Rovos Rail Dining Room
Rovos Rail Deluxe Cabin
Elephant, Hwange National Park
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Rovos Rail – Pretoria to Victoria Falls

4 day Luxury Rail Journey – from £1919

Travel in style aboard the luxurious Rovos Rail on its journey between Pretoria and the world famous Victoria Falls.

Highlights:
  • Marvel at the impressive and iconic Victoria Falls
  • Experience a thrilling game drive in Hwange National Park
  • Retreat to elegant cabins and public areas on board
  • Cross the Tropic of Capricorn on your journey
  • Traverse one of the world’s longest stretches of straight track

Your Itinerary

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You can customise this itinerary by adding extra nights or destinations. Just let us know what you would like to do.

Rovos Rail, South Africa

Day 1 – Pretoria & Limpopo Province

This morning depart Pretoria on your northbound journey aboard Rovos Rail. Travel through the towns of…

This morning depart Pretoria on your northbound journey aboard Rovos Rail. Travel through the towns of Warmbaths, named after its mineral waters and then Nylstroom, which was once believed to be the source of the Nile by the Voortrekkers. Passing along the escarpment of Limpopo Province, the train then crosses the Tropic of Capricorn towards the Zimbabwean border.

Rovos Rail offers a five star experience on rails, capturing the elegance and atmosphere of a bygone era as you travel through Africa’s diverse landscapes. The classic wood panelled coaches offer period charm, accompanied by attentive and friendly service.

Rovos Rail, South Africa
Observation Car, Rovos Rail

Day 2 – Zimbabwe

Your luxury rail journey crosses the South Africa – Zimbabwe border at Beitbridge and continues through…

Your luxury rail journey crosses the South Africa – Zimbabwe border at Beitbridge and continues through the Zimbabwean landscape towards Bulawayo for its overnight stop.

The observation car is located at the end of the train and offers a relaxing place to enjoy the views from its enlarged windows and unique open-air balcony. In the lounge, deep sofas and wingback chairs offer a comfortable place to catch up with fellow guests over a drink and enjoy afternoon tea.

Meals are served in one seating and are an occasion in their own right with silver service and fine cuisine, accompanied by outstanding South African wines. During the day the dress code is smart-casual, whilst dinner is the time to dress to impress with more formal attire.

Observation Car, Rovos Rail
Elephant, Hwange National Park

Day 3 – Hwange National Park

Experience one of the world’s longest stretches of straight railway line as you skirt the eastern…

Experience one of the world’s longest stretches of straight railway line as you skirt the eastern edge of the famous Hwange National Park between Gwaai and Dete. This afternoon, enjoy an exciting game drive to seek out the park’s prolific game which includes impressive elephant herds, prides of lion and a wild dog population.

Elephant, Hwange National Park
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Day 4 – Victoria Falls

Relax in your elegant surrounding before the journey comes to an end at the magnificent Victoria…

Relax in your elegant surrounding before the journey comes to an end at the magnificent Victoria Falls where you may like to add a few nights at one of the excellent hotels and book some of the numerous activities on offer.

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Your Itinerary

You can customise this itinerary by adding extra nights or destinations. Just let us know what you would like to do.

Day 1

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Pretoria & Limpopo Province

This morning depart Pretoria on your northbound journey aboard Rovos Rail. Travel through the towns of Warmbaths, named after its mineral waters and then Nylstroom, which was once believed to be the source of the Nile by the Voortrekkers. Passing along the escarpment of Limpopo Province, the train then crosses the Tropic of Capricorn towards the Zimbabwean border.

Rovos Rail offers a five star experience on rails, capturing the elegance and atmosphere of a bygone era as you travel through Africa’s diverse landscapes. The classic wood panelled coaches offer period charm, accompanied by attentive and friendly service.

Rovos Rail, South Africa

Day 2

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Zimbabwe

Your luxury rail journey crosses the South Africa – Zimbabwe border at Beitbridge and continues through the Zimbabwean landscape towards Bulawayo for its overnight stop.

The observation car is located at the end of the train and offers a relaxing place to enjoy the views from its enlarged windows and unique open-air balcony. In the lounge, deep sofas and wingback chairs offer a comfortable place to catch up with fellow guests over a drink and enjoy afternoon tea.

Meals are served in one seating and are an occasion in their own right with silver service and fine cuisine, accompanied by outstanding South African wines. During the day the dress code is smart-casual, whilst dinner is the time to dress to impress with more formal attire.

Observation Car, Rovos Rail

Day 3

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Hwange National Park

Experience one of the world’s longest stretches of straight railway line as you skirt the eastern edge of the famous Hwange National Park between Gwaai and Dete. This afternoon, enjoy an exciting game drive to seek out the park’s prolific game which includes impressive elephant herds, prides of lion and a wild dog population.

Elephant, Hwange National Park

Day 4

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Victoria Falls

Relax in your elegant surrounding before the journey comes to an end at the magnificent Victoria Falls where you may like to add a few nights at one of the excellent hotels and book some of the numerous activities on offer.

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

This Rail Experience Includes

3 nights onboard in your choice of Pullman, Deluxe or Royal Suite
All meals, on board the train
Off train excursions as detailed in the itinerary

Flights & More

With FREEDOM, you can book your Rovos Rail – Pretoria to Victoria Falls luxury rail journey and flights together, as an ATOL protected package. Our Travel Experts can find the best priced Economy, Premium or Business Class flights for you.

Next Step

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Rovos Rail – Pretoria to Victoria Falls

4 day Luxury Rail Journey – from £1919

Prices are per person based on two people sharing a cabin. Depending on rail traffic, this journey may need to re-route.

Map

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