7 Days Rovos Rail - Pretoria To Victoria Falls Package (Fully Inclusive)

7 Days Rovos Rail - Pretoria To Victoria Falls Package (Fully Inclusive)

$3,949 (Per Adult)

$564 (Per Adult) / Day

(Includes)

  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Accomodation
  • Sightseeing

Duration7 day(s)

LocationSouth Africa & Zimbabwe

Start PointPretoria

End PointVictoria Falls, Zimbabwe

AvailabilityJun 02 , 2019 to Dec 31 , 2020

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Summary

This three-night railway adventure begins with the train’s departure from Rovos Rail Station in Pretoria. It then winds its way north through Warmbaths, 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. The train then passes the edge of the escarpment and crosses the Tropic of Capricorn en route to the border of Zimbabwe. After formalities at Beitbridge the next morning, the train travels towards Bulawayo, second city of Zimbabwe, capital of Matabeleland and industrial capital of the country. The following day sees the train travelling along one of the world’s longest stretches of straight railway line – 114 kilometres – before traversing Hwange National Park, a rich and diverse wildlife sanctuary where animals can be spotted from the train and a game drive excursion is enjoyed. After a service stop at Thompsons Junction, the sojourn ends at the incomparable Victoria Falls on the mighty Zambezi River. The surrounding areas offer travelers many recreational opportunities including cruises, whitewater rafting as well as superb game viewing and photo safaris. Available in reverse. Depending upon railway capacity, this enthralling journey could be routed through Botswana.

Package Includes

- Meals specified - Activities specified - Beverages and drinks specified -

Package Excludes

- Activities not specified -

Activities

  • Boat Cruise
  • Scenic Drive
  • Culture

Physical Condition

  • Normal Physical Condition

Connectivity

  • WiFi and phone coverage at most lodges

Day-by-day Description

Day 1OR Tambo International Airport To Castello die Monte

Activities Included

Culture

Welcome in South Africa! The Tuscan style estate of Castello di Monte in Pretoria portrays pure luxury and elegance and offers spectacular views of the hills in and around the capital city. The landscaped gardens with mature olive trees and lavender bushes give an Italian flavour to the African landscape.You will hardly notice that you are in the middle of a bustling city. At Castello di Monte it is easy to believe that you had found paradise. The accommodation for today entails a 1 night stay in a Classic Room with Breakfast.

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

  • Transfer

Location

Pretoria, South Africa

Day 2Castello di Monte to Rovos Rail Station

Activities Included

Scenic Drive

10h00 The train departs Rovos Rail Station in Pretoria. - 13h00 Lunch is served in the dining cars as the train travels north through Warmbaths and Nylstroom, crossing the Tropic of Capricorn. Enjoy afternoon tea and dinner en route to Messina and Beitbridge for Zimbabwe border formalities. - (Breakfast 07h00-10h00 • Lunch 13h00 • Tea 16h30 • Dinner 19h30)

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

  • Transfer

Location

Pretoria, South Africa

Day 3Mpopoma

Activities Included

Scenic Drive

This day is spent at leisure, with breakfast, lunch and dinner being served as the train travels towards Bulawayo via West Nicholson. There will then be an overnight stop on board at Mpopoma.

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

Location

Zimbabwe

Day 4Hwange National Park

Activities Included

Scenic Drive Game drive

07h00 Breakfast is served as the train departs Mpopoma. - 13h00 Enjoy lunch while travelling along the eastern edge of Hwange Park along one of Africa’s longest stretches of straight railway line – 114 kilometres. - 15h00 Arrive at Kennedy Siding for a game drive at The Hide. - 19h30 Dinner is served in the dining cars en route to Thompsons Junction for the overnight stop.

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

  • Transfer

Location

Zimbabwe

Day 5Victoria Falls Hotel

Activities Included

Scenic Drive

07h00 Breakfast is enjoyed while travelling towards the magnificent Zambezi River. - 10h00 Arrive at journey’s end in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. Then you are transferred from the Station to the Victoria Falls Hotel, which is one of the world’s best classic five-star hotels. It commands a prime location overlooking Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, an acclaimed Natural Wonder of the World. The Edwardian-style hotel, built in 1904 and splendidly redecorated in 2013 to combine its traditional majesty with modern sophistication, is a proud member of Leading Hotels of the World. For more than 110 years The Victoria Falls Hotel has been a luxury icon in Africa, and you are offered the opportunity to experience it on this tour. The accommodation is in a Stable Signature Wing Room, with breakfast served the next morning.

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

  • Transfer

Location

Zimbabwe

Day 6Victoria Falls Hotel

Activities Included

Boat Cruise

This day is spent at your leisure, with a spectacular Sunset Cruise on the Zambezi Explorer planned for later in the day, closer to the afternoon. Once this is done, you return to the hotel to rest up for the final day of the tour.

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

  • Transfer

Location

Zimbabwe

Day 7Victoria Falls Hotel To Victoria Falls Airport

Today marks the end of our amazing tour! We wish you well on your departure home. Bon Voyage!

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

  • Transfer

Location

Zimbabwe

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Destination

South Africa & Zimbabwe