Luxury Train Sightseeing Safaris in Africa

4 Day Pretoria to Victoria Falls by Luxury Train

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

Winding its way north through Warmbaths and Nylstroom, the train then passes the edge of the escarpment and crosses the Tropic of Capricorn en-route to the border with Zimbabwe. After formalities at Beitbridge the next morning we travel towards Bulawayo, Zimbabwe's second largest city and regarded as the industrial capital of the country. The following day unfolds as we travel alongside one of the world's longest stretches of straight railway line, before traversing to Hwange National Park where a rich and great diverse of wildlife can be spotted from the train. After a service stop at Thompsons Junction, we make our way to the magnificent Victoria Falls, which sits on the mighty Zambezi River. The surrounding areas of the falls offer the perfect opportunity to engage in the many activities including cruises, whitewater rafting, helicopter safaris, superb game viewing and many more. It truly is a journey not to be missed on this Pretoria to Victoria Falls by luxury train as you get to see so much in only 4 days.



  • 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

South Africa


09h30 - Train departs Rovos Rail Station in Pretoria.
13h00 - Lunch is served as the train travels the goldfields of Johannesburg.
Enjoy afternoon tea and dinner en route to Messina and Beitbridge for Zimbabwe border formalities

Day at leisure.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner served as the train travels towards Bulawayo via West Nicholson.
Overnight stop on-board at Mpopoma.

07h00 - Breakfast is served as the train departs Mpopoma.
13h00 - 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.
19h30 - Dinner is served in the dining cars en route to Thompsons Junction for the overnight stop.

07h00 - 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).



Rates quoted per person sharing

4 Day Journey to Victoria Falls

Oct'22 - Sep'23 Oct'23 - Sep'24
In South African Rands Per Person Sharing Single Per Person Sharing Single
Pullman Suite R39,600 R39,600 R44,300 R66,450
Deluxe Suite R59,600 R89,400 R66,000 R99,000
Royal Suite R78,600 R117,900 R86,600 R129,900

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Departure Dates 2023-2024
Pretoria to Victoria Falls Victoria Falls to Pretoria
Aug'23 6, 26
Sep'23 3, 10, 17, 24
Oct'23 5, 12, 19 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Nov'23 2 5
Jan'24 25 21
Feb'24 1, 8, 22, 29 4, 11, 18, 25
Mar'24 14 3, 10, 17, 24
Apr'24 7
Jul'24 28
Aug'24 22 18
Sep'24 19, 26 8, 15, 22, 29
  • Accommodation on board the Rovos Rail
  • All Meals
  • All Beverages on board
  • 24-hour full-room service and bar facilities
  • Limited laundry service
  • Entrance fees as per itinerary and government tax
  • Excursions as per itinerary
  • Entrance fees as per itinerary
  • Government tax
  • International and Domestic Flights
  • Visa fees
  • Pre/post-tour accommodation
  • Transfers
  • Gratuities
  • Off-train beverages
  • International/French Champagne
  • 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 are 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 have its own private lounge area and full bathroom with a Victorian bath and separate shower, hair dryers and shaver plugs. Royal Suites can accommodate two people by either side-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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