Rovos Rail - Vic Falls to Pretoria: 3 Nights


The train journey from Victoria Falls to Pretoria on the Rovos Rail is an unforgettable luxury experience that takes you through some of the most breathtaking landscapes in Africa. The journey covers over 1,000 miles and takes four days, offering guests an opportunity to relax in style while enjoying world-class service, exceptional cuisine, and luxurious accommodations. Along the way, guests will witness stunning views of the Zambezi River, pass through the Hwange National Park, and enjoy a glimpse of the vast African plains. The Rovos Rail is one of the most luxurious train journeys in the world, providing an unforgettable experience for those seeking to explore the beauty of Africa in style and comfort.

Why not spend a night or two at the Victoria Falls before you start your journey?

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Victoria Falls

Natural wonder of the world

The Rovos Rail itinerary from Victoria Falls to the Hwange National Park takes guests on a luxurious journey through some of the most scenic landscapes in Africa. On the first day, guests depart from Victoria Falls Station and enjoy dinner in the dining cars en route to Malindi. Passports are collected by the Train Manager or Administration Deputy. The second day starts with a continental breakfast before a game drive at The Hide in Hwange National Park. The train then travels through the world's longest stretches of straight railway line, passing by Bulawayo, the second city of Zimbabwe. After lunch, guests can enjoy tea in the observation cars while the train travels through baobab country. Dinner is served in the dining cars as the train heads towards the border at Beitbridge. Dress code for both dinners is formal.

Game drive

In luxury through Southern Africa

The Rovos Rail journey continues on Day 3, as guests enjoy a leisurely day on board. Breakfast is served until 10:00 am, while the train crosses the Limpopo River to Musina. Lunch is served in the dining cars as the train crosses the Tropic of Capricorn, followed by tea in the observation cars as it passes through Warmbaths and Nylstroom. Guests will also pass the edge of the escarpment, where the Highveld drops precipitously. Dinner is served in the dining cars en route to Pyramid, with a formal dress code.  On Day 4, guests enjoy breakfast in the dining cars until 9:30 am, and then the journey ends at Rovos Rail Station in Pretoria. Guests are reminded to ensure their luggage is ready for collection and to have their passport on hand.

  • 3 nights accommodation in a Deluxe suite (other categories available on request - POA)
  • All meals and beverages 
  • Room service 
  • Limited laundry 
  • Excursions with a qualified guide (where applicable)
  • Entrance fees as per itinerary
  • Government tax
  • Flights and taxes (Rewards will gladly assist you with your booking)
  • Rovos Rail: Rovos Rail: International/French Champagne
  • Porterage and Gratuities, all items of a personal nature, visas (if required), travel insurance
  • Airport and Station transfers in South Africa (can be arranged by Rewards)
  • Accommodation in Victoria Falls if needed (can be arranged Rewards)

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