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Rovos Rail Pretoria to Durban SA Special

3 Days

South African specials for Pretoria to Durban trip.


Rovos Rail Pretoria to Durban SA Special Overview

South African Resident Special R12,230.00 per person sharing

A once in a life time experience is not to be missed when taking the Rovos Rail train. 
Travel like a queen and enjoy a 50 % discount on the most luxurious train in the world.
South African Residents may now enjoy special rates for the Pretoria to Durban Journey.
The regular price is R 24,460.00 per person sharing one way in a Deluxe suite
*** Discounted rate : R 12,230.00 per person sharing one way in a Deluxe Suite***
Discounted rate is R 18,345.00 per single one way in a Deluxe Suite
Discount is available for the following dates / routes:
  • 27/11/2015 - Pretoria to Durban
  • 29/01/2016- Pretoria to Durban

A 3 day train trip in absolute paradise:  3-day luxurious Rovos Rail safari

Pretoria (Gauteng) to Durban (KwaZulu-Natal) through Nambiti Conservancy, big 5 Five private, malaria-free where the Sundays River flows through the reserve and has two 40 metre waterfalls with magnificent ravine bush, home to several rare bird species.
For further information on the Rovos Rail Pretoria to Durban Trip


10h00 The Pride of Africa departs Rovos Rail’s Station in Capital Park. Guests may freshen up in their suites before joining fellow travelers in the midway Lounge car or Observation carriage at the rear of the train.

13h00 Lunch is served as the train passes through Heidelberg (1 903ms).

18h15 The train departs Vooruitsig and climbs to 2 146ms as we traverse Majuba Hill.

19h30 Dinner is served in the dining car/s.

22h30 The train arrives at Elandslaagte for the overnight stop.
Overnight on board the Rovos Rail train.

05h00 An early wake up call for a game drive in the Nambiti Private Game Reserve.
08h00 Tea, coffee, juices and pastries will be served in the dining car/s.
11h00 – 13h00 Brunch will be served in the dining car/s as we travel towards Estcourt.
14h00 Disembark for the 40min drive to Spionkop Lodge.
A choice of two excursions are available :
1. An escorted tour of the battlefields or
2. Game drive in the Spionkop Game Reserve.
The weather can be very warm, so please ensure you have hats & sun protection. As the evening progresses the weather can cool down considerably, so please also ensure that you take warm clothing.

18h30 Enjoy sun downers while overlooking the magnificent Spionkop dam.
22h00 A traditional South African dinner will be served at Spionkop Lodge.
Overnight on board the Rovos Rail train.

07h00 Breakfast is served as the train departs Estcourt and descends the escarpment en route to Lions River station.

10h00 Disembark the train for a visit to the famous Ardmore ceramics gallery including an equestrian display and tea overlooking the river.

12h00 The train departs for Pietermaritzburg.

13h00 Lunch is served as the train traverses the spectacular Valley of a Thousand Hills.

16h00 Arrive in Durban.

Please note:
This is only valid for South African Residents and documentation will be requested.

Rates Include

  • Luxury accommodation on Rovos Rail
  • All meals on board the train
  • All alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Off train excursions as per itinerary
  • Laundry and pressing facility on board.
Rates Exclude
  • Staff gratuities
  • French Champagne
  • Souvenirs
  • Pre and post hotel accommodation
  • Pre and post transfers
  • Return flights.
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