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Travel on Rovos Rail on a luxury train journey through some of the most scenic parts of Africa.
From Pretoria to Cape Town, through the grasslands of the gold-rich Highveld and the spectacular mountain ranges and scenic winelands of the Cape.
Travel North to the spectacular Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe, through the South African lowveld and the incredible Hwange National Park. Or take a shorter trip from Pretoria to Durban on the East coast of South Africa, the choice is yours.
Travel from Cape Town to Pretoria, from the haunting barrenness of the Great Karoo and the spectacular mountain ranges and scenic winelands of the Cape, through the grasslands of the gold-rich Highveld to journey’s end in Pretoria.
Highlights include a visit to historic Matjiesfontein and Kimberley’s Diamond Mine Museum.
This 3 night adventure begins with the train’s departure from Rovos Rail Station in Pretoria. It then winds its way north through the South African low-veld and crosses the Tropic of Capricorn en route to the border with Zimbabwe. After formalities at Beit Bridge the journey continues through Bulawayo, second city of Zimbabwe, before traversing Hwange National Park, where animals can be spotted from the train. The journey ends at the incomparable Victoria Falls on the mighty Zambezi River.
This exciting train journey between Durban and Pretoria includes game drives, a battlefields tour with a world-class historian and a look at unusual African ceramics.
Meals are served in one sitting only in the charming Victorian atmosphere of the dining cars and are complemented by a selection of fine South African wines. An enthusiastic team of chefs is responsible for overseeing the very important task of ensuring guests’ every need is catered for. There’s an accent on fresh local ingredients and traditional dishes such as game are a specialty.
Breakfast is between 07h00 and 10h00, lunch at 13h00, tea at 16h30 and a formal dinner at 19h30. A gong heralds lunch and dinner.
Dress For days on the train dress is smart casual. Evening attire is more formal – for the gentlemen a jacket and tie is a minimum requirement while for ladies we suggest cocktail/evening dresses or suits. Please include warm clothing for cold mornings and evenings.
Mobile Devices and Internet In maintaining the spirit of travel of a bygone era, there are no radios or television sets on board. The use of mobile phones, laptops and essentially anything that has the ability to disturb other passengers is confined to the privacy of your suites.
Smoking is only allowed in the privacy of your suite and in the Club Lounge.