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Rovos Rail Pretoria to Victoria Falls Journey

3 Days

The luxurious two-night-three-day Rovos Rail train journey adventure begins with the departure from Rovos Rails gracious station in Capital Park Pretoria, South Africa. This unique trip departs in the morning and slowly meanders westwards through Mafikeng into Botswana and then north towards Mahalapye, crossing the Tropic of Capricorn just after Gaborone.

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Rovos Rail Pretoria to Victoria Falls Journey Overview

The luxurious two-night-three-day Rovos Rail train journey adventure begins with the departure from Rovos Rail’s gracious station in Capital Park Pretoria, South Africa.  This extraordinary trip departs in the morning and slowly meanders westwards through Mafikeng into Botswana and then north towards Mahalapye, crossing the Tropic of Capricorn just after Gaborone.

 

Once the Rovos Rail train has passed through the dry reaches of Botswana, we arrive at Plumtree in the late afternoon for border formalities with Zimbabwe. We continue in a north-westerly direction passing Bulawayo heading towards Thompson’s Junction and Hwange Game Reserve.
 

Journey's end is at Victoria Falls on the mighty Zambezi River.  Please note that depending upon railways capacity this trip could be routed northwards through Beitbridge and Zimbabwe.

Rovos Rail trains itinerary from Pretoria to the Victoria Falls


THURSDAYS


10h00 The train departs from Rovos Rail’s private station in Capital Park.
 

13h00 Lunch en route to Zeerust.
 

19h30 Dinner is served as the train heads towards Mafikeng.

 

FRIDAYS


7h00 Breakfast served in the dining car/s.
 

13h00 Lunch in the dining car/s.
 

17h00 Border formalities at Plumtree.
 

19h30 Dinner in the dining car/s.

 

SATURDAYS


7h00 Breakfast served in the dining car/s.
 

13h00 Lunch is served in the dining car/s.
 

17h00 Arrive at the Victoria Falls where your Rovos Rail journey ends.

 

Please note:


- Departure dates are specific and excursions may change according to schedule achieved.


- The Rovos Rail train package includes accommodation, meals and excursions during the train journey, as well as alcoholic beverages while on board the train.

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