2 – for – 1 deal on the luxurious Rovos Rail

FROM R 25 930

Pricing Terms

Valid for set departure dates: 06 & 20 OCT 2019; 22 DEC 2020.

**Valid for SA residents only **
 

Pricing valid until

31 October 2019

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Regions AfricaCountry South AfricaTypes City, Family, Luxury

4 Days

Valid from

6 October 2019

Valid to

22 December 2019

The train passes through Hwange National Park where animals can be spotted from the train. The train travels south crossing the Zimbabwe border at Plumtree Witwatersand and continues via Francistown and Mahalapye before crossing the Tropic of Capricorn. You then travel through Botswana's capital, Gaborone and continue south travelling eat along the Magaliesberg Mountains in the final day, before entering the Rovos Rail train station in Pretoria.

  • One way flight from Johannesburg to Livingstone
  • Pre-payable airport/security taxes
  • Oneway transfer from airport to Victoria Falls Railway Station
  • 3 nights accommodation on-board Rovos Rail from Livingstone to Pretoria
  • All meals & selected drinks daily on-board the Rovos Rail
  • An off-train game drive excursion at The Hide in Hwange National Park
  • Limited laundry service

 

Itinerary

  • Day 1 SUN - Victoria Falls to Pretoria

    17h00 - Depart Victoria Falls station and travel towards Zimbabwe's largest reserve, the Hwange National Park.
    19h30 - Dinner is served in the dining cars en route to Kennedy siding for the overnight stop. Dress is formal.

  • Day 2 MON - BEIT BRIDGE

    05h00 - Early wake-up call with a continental breakfast.
    06h00 - Disembark for a game drive at The Hide.
    12h00 - Lunch is served as the train travels along one of Africa's longest stretches of straight railway line -114km.
    16h30 - Tea in the lounge car or observation car at the rear of the train.
    19h30 - Dinner is served en-route to the border at Beitbridge. Dress is formal.
     

  • Day 3 TUES - SOUTH AFRICA

    07h00 - Breakfast is served as the train leaves baobab country.
    13h00 - Lunch is served in the dining cars as the train crosses the Tropic of Capricorn towards Warmbaths and Nylstroom.
    16h30 - Tea in the lounge car or observation car at the rear of the train.
    19h30 - Dinner is served as the train passes the edge of the escarpment. Overnight Pyramid. Dress is formal.

  • Day 4 WED - ARRIVE PRETORIA

    07h00 - Breakfast is served in the dining cars until 09h00.
    10h00 - Arrive at journeys end in Pretoria.

    Dress Code:
    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. With regard to off-train excursions, we strongly recommend comfortable walking shoes, sun lotion and hats. If required, blankets and rain capes are available. For game drives, these are open vehicles, please dress accordingly: mornings can be cool then warm up considerably; afternoons can be warm then cool down considerably. Please see average temperatures as a guide.
    Health:
    Anti-Malaria and yellow fever precautions may be required in countries being visited. Although all countries travelled through don't require yellow fever or medical exemption certificates, countries guests return to after the trip often require them.

    Dietary requirements:
    If a special request has not been made, the chefs will endeavour to prepare suitable meals with the ingredients available on board. They will be unable to prepare meals requiring strict religious observance in the preparation.