Rovos Rail: The Ultimate Journey

Rovos Rail: The Ultimate Journey

15 Days / 14 Nights

Price from$20,349

Travel through South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Tanzania on this world-famous train journey with Rovos Rail. Highlights include a visit to the historic towns of Matjiesfontein and Kimberley, a two night safari in the Madikwe Game Reserve or Kwa Maritane in the Pilanesberg Game Reserve, a stay at the historic Victoria Falls Hotel, and breathtaking views over the Great Rift Valley.

Highlights • Tour of the Big Hole and Diamond Mine Museum in Kimberley, South Africa • City tour of Pretoria, South Africa • Two nights at Madikwe Game Reserve or Kwa Maritane in the Pilanesberg Game Reserve • Overnight at Victoria Falls Hotel with a sunset cruise on the Zambezi River • Excursion to Chisimba Falls in Zambia • Scenic highlights travelling through Great Rift Valley • If time permits, a game drive in the Selous Game Reserve

Rovos Rail: The Ultimate Journey map

Day 1: Cape Town > Matjiesfontein The Pride of Africa departs Cape Town. Later in the day, explore the quaint village of Matjiesfontein before dinner

Day 2: Kimberley > The Highveld Arrive in Kimberley this afternoon for a tour of the Big Hole and Diamond Mine Museum

Day 3: Pretoria This morning take a tour of the Rovos Rail Station followed by lunch on the platform and a city tour of Pretoria

Days 4 & 5: Madikwe Game Reserve Transfer by coach to Madikwe Game Reserve for a two-night stay at Tau Game Lodge or Kwa Maritane in Pilanesberg Game Reserve

Day 6: Madikwe > Plumtree Enjoy a game drive and breakfast before rejoining the train and crossing through Botswana towards Plumtree, Zimbabwe

Day 7: On Board

Days 8 & 9: Victoria Falls Arrive at Victoria Falls and enjoy lunch at the hotel. Zambezi River sunset cruise this evening. Overnight at Victoria Falls Hotel. The next day is at leisure before departing for Zambia

Days 10 & 11: On Board

Day 12: Chisimba Falls Stop at Kasama for a morning excursion to Chisimba Falls

Day 13: Makambako > Great Rift Valley This morning perhaps take a stroll through Makambako. After departing, the train descends into the Great Rift Valley

Day 14: Selous Game Reserve Time permitting, enjoy a game visit in Selous Game Reserve

Day 15: Dar es Salaam After breakfast, arrive at journey's end in Dar es Salaam

Journey also available in reverse. Contact World Journeys for more information. Depending on the railway capacity this journey could be routed slightly differently.

• Luxury accommodation on board • One night in the Victoria Falls Hotel • Two nights in a game lodge • All meals • Excursions as per the itinerary • Specified beverages

Pricing (per person) $NZD



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2020 Cape Town to Dar es Salaam Sep 26 Dar es Salaam to Cape Town Oct 13

2021 Cape Town to Dar es Salaam 26 Jun; 25 Sep Dar es Salaam to Cape Town 26 Jan; 12 Oct

Not included

• International airfares