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Rovos Rail - Victoria Falls to Pretoria

  • The iconic Victoria Falls
  • A Zambezi River sunset and dinner cruise
  • Historic Victoria Falls Bridge Tour
  • Overnight at the luxurious Ilala Lodge
  • 3 nights on board the luxurious Rovos Rail
  • A game drive in the Hwange National Park


Step aboard The Pride of Africa … the authentic Rovos Rail train. It is known worldwide as the world’s most luxurious train and it is proudly South African! Spoil yourself and join us on an unforgettable train journey from Victoria Falls through southern African countryside to Pretoria. To set the stage for this amazing trip our package includes a pre-night at the Ilala Lodge. We also float down the Zambezi River for a sunset only Africa can paint and enjoy a tour of the historic Bridge connecting Zimbabwe and Zambia.

Join Live the Journey as we travel in style between Victoria Falls and Pretoria between 19 and 23 October 2019.


Day 01: Fly to Victoria Falls

Fly from South Africa to Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe.
Met at the airport for transfer to your hotel.
Rest of the day at leisure to enjoy the style, glamour and sophistication of your accommodation.
16:00 - Transfer from the hotel to the quay to board the boat for a dinner sunset cruise.
17:00 - Cruise departs.
Sail upstream while enjoying the sunset. Share in the end-of-day ritual which sees animals coming to the river banks for a drink and flocks of bird skimming the waterline. End the day with dinner.
Transfer back to the hotel.
O/N Ilala Lodge

Day 02: Bridge Tour and Train Departure

Breakfast at the hotel.
Enjoy a Historic Bridge Tour. The Victoria Falls Bridge was built in 1905 using revolutionary engineering methods for its day. The tour is a journey through 100 years of Victorian engineering to the heart of Cecil John Rhodes’ vision of a Cape to Cairo railway.
16:00 - Check-in for the train journey.
17:00 - Depart Victoria Falls Station and travel towards Zimbabwe’s largest reserve, the Hwange National Park.
19:30 - Dinner is served in the dining cars en route to Kennedy Siding for the overnight stop.
O/N Rovos Rail

Day 03: Hwange National Park

05:00 - Early wake-up call with a continental breakfast.
06:00 - Disembark for a game drive at The Hide.
11:00 - Brunch is served as the train travels along one of Africa’s longest stretches of straight railways line – 114 km.
19:30 - Dinner is served en route to the border at Beitbridge.
O/N Rovos Rail

Day 04: En Route

07:00 - Breakfast is served as the train leaves baobab country.
13:00 - Lunch is served as the train crosses the Tropic of Capricorn towards Warmbaths and Nylstroom.
19:30 - Dinner is served as the train passes the edge of the escarpment
O/N Rovos Rail

Day 05: Arrive Pretoria

07:00 - Breakfast is served in the dining cars until 09:30.
10:00 - Arrive at journey’s end in Pretoria.



19 October 2019 - 23 October 2019


Per adult sharing: R39,455.00

This offer is exclusive to Live the Journey.

Deadline for bookings: 09 August 2019


  • Transfer Victoria Falls Airport to hotel
  • Dinner sunset cruise
  • Return transfers for the sunset cruise
  • 1 x night in a deluxe room at the Ilala Lodge on B&B basis
  • Historic Bridge Tour
  • Rovos Rail inclusions:
  • Deluxe suite
  • Three meals daily and all alcoholic and other beverages 
  • Excursions accompanied by a qualified tour guide 
  • Entrance fees as per itinerary 
  • 24-hour full room service and bar facilities 
  • Limited laundry service 
  • Government tax

** breakfast 07:00 – 10:00; lunch 13:00; tea 16:30; dinner 19:30


  • Flight to Victoria Falls
  • Flight from Pretoria to your home
  • Travel, medical and luggage insurance
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Items not specified under inclusions
  • Rovos Rail exclusions:
  • Staff gratuities
  • French Champagne
  • Off-train beverages