Luxury Train Sightseeing Safaris in Africa

4 Day Pretoria to Victoria Falls by Luxury Train

An incredible 4 days journey on board the world's most luxurious train to the Victoria Falls, traveling alongside the Magaliesberg Mountains in Gauteng Province.

Winding its way south through Johannesburg and the goldfields of the Witwatersrand in South Africa & crossing the Tropic of Capricorn, the journey by train is truly magical. You will travel through Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe, a diverse wildlife sanctuary – where animals can be spotted from the train and a game drive excursion is enjoyed. The journey ends in Victoria Falls on the mighty Zambezi River where many recreational opportunities including cruises, whitewater rafting, superb game viewing and photo safaris await.



  • Pretoria – Jacaranda City
  • Magaliesberg Mountain Range
  • Botswana
  • Tropic of Capricorn
  • Game viewing in Hwange Game Reserve
  • Zimbabwe
  • Victoria Falls, the largest sheet of falling water in the world on the Zambian border.

What makes the Rovos Rail Train Journeys unique?

  • Most luxurious train in the world.
  • Best way to tour Southern & Eastern Africa with ultimate luxury and privacy.
  • All meals and drinks included on board (incl. alcoholic drinks).
  • Doctor & Hairdresser on board.
  • Excursions included in your journey.
  • 24 hr room service.


All Meals & Drinks on Board

4 Days / 3 Nights
Luxury Train

09h30 - Train departs Rovos Rail Station in Pretoria. Lunch is served as the train travels the goldfields of Johannesburg.
Enjoy afternoon tea and dinner en route to Mafikeng for border formalities with Botswana & overnight.
Day at leisure.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner served as the train travels through Botswana’s capital city, Gaborone, and on to Plumtree for Zimbabwean border formalities.
Overnight stop on board at Mpopoma.
Breakfast is served as the train departs Mpopoma.
Enjoy lunch while travelling along the eastern edge of Hwange Park on one of Africa’s longest stretches of straight railway line.
15h00 - Arrive at Kennedy Siding for a game drive at The Hide.
Dinner is served in the dining car/s en route to Thompsons Junction for the overnight stop.
Breakfast is enjoyed while travelling towards the Zambezi River.
10h00 - Arrive at journey’s end in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe.

Trip is available in reverse(vise verse).

Pretoria, Johannesburg to Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe Train Journey Map

Rates quoted per person sharing

4 Day Journey to Victoria Falls

  Per Person Sharing  
IN ZAR 01 Oct 2016 -
30 Sep 2017
01 Oct 2017 -
30 Sep 2018
Pullman Suite R22,895 pp R24,850 pp  
Deluxe Suite R34,395 pp R37,400 pp  
Royal Suite R45,860 pp R49,750 pp  
50% single supplement applies for single suites
Departure Dates  
  Pretoria to
Victoria Falls
Victoria Falls
to Pretoria
  Jul 13,27 16,30  
Aug 10,24 13,27
Sep 7,14,21 10,17,24
Oct 5,12,22 8,15,22
Nov 2,9,16,30 5,12,19
Dec 21 3,24
Jan 4,11,18,25 7,14,21,28
Feb 1,8,15,22 4,11,18,25
Mar 1,8,15,22,29 4,11,18,25
Apr 5,12,19,26 1,8,15,22,29
May 3,10,17,24 6,13,20,27
Jun 7,21 10,24
Jul 5,12,19,26 8,15,22,29
Aug 2,9,16,23,30 5,12,19,26
Sep 6,13,20,27 2,9,16,23,30


  • Accommodation in a luxurious suite on board the Rovos Rail
  • All Meals
  • All Beverages including acoholic beverages while on board
  • Excurions as per itinerary


  • International and Domestic Flights
  • Visa fees
  • Personal spending money for souvenirs etc.
  • Travel insurance
  • Items of personal nature
Prices are subject to change due to airfare increases, currency exchange, fluctuations and any unforeseen circumstances, without prior notice.

All suites are spacious and offer travel in privacy, comfort and luxury, with fittings and facilities that are of the highest standard. All equipped with a writing surface, personal safe & bar fridge filled with beverages of the passengers’ choice.

The Pullman Suite (±7 sq metres)
Equipped with a comfortable sofa-seat during the day with a conversion to double/twin beds for the evening. The suite features an en-suite bathroom with shower, hair dryers and shaver plugs.
Rovos Rail Pullman Suite

The Deluxe Suites (±10 sq metres)
Accommodates two passengers in twin/double beds with a lounge area & en-suite bathroom with shower, hair dryers and shaver plugs.
Rovos Rail Deluxe Suite

The Royal Suites (±16 sq metres)
Each Royal Suite takes up half a carriage. These spacious suites each has its own private lounge area and full bathroom with Victorian bath and separate shower, hair dryers and shaver plugs. Royal Suites can accommodate two people by eitherside-by-side twin or spacious double beds.

Rovos Rail Royal Suite

Facilities in Suites:

  • Bath* (Royal Suite only)
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Basin
  • Air conditioner
  • Heated towel rail
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Safe
  • Luggage rack
  • Adaptors
  • Plug points/shaver plugs
  • Hair dryer
  • Fridge
  • Tea drawer
  • Amenities
  • Dressing gown and slippers
  • Goggles
  • Laundry bag
  • Shoe bag
  • Writing desk
  • Internal telephone system
  • Room service

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