5* Luxury Rovos Rail - Victoria Falls Package ( 4 Nights)

Flight Included, Hotel Included

Travel Dates
09/06/2024 - 17/06/2024

R42393 pp

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The Experience

Recapture the romance and atmosphere of a bygone era as you step aboard the reconditioned wood-panelled coaches and enjoy fine cuisine in five-star luxury.

One-way flight from Johannesburg to Victoria Falls including airline levy One-way Transfer from Airport to The Palm River Hotel 1 Night accommodation at the 5* The Palm River Hotel in a Deluxe Room including Breakfast Afternoon Tea Shuttle bus to Victoria Falls Town One-way Transfer from The Palm River Hotel to Train Station 3 Nights on board the 5* Luxury Rovos Rail from Victoria Falls to Pretoria in a Deluxe Suite All meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Snacks and Dinners), selected alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages on board the train Off train excursion (game drive at The Hide in Hwange National Park), Laundry and pressing facility on board

Valid for Set Departure:- ONLY VFA TO PTA JOURNEY: 10 -13 Jun 2024

Rovos Rail Victoria Falls to Pretoria Itinerary:

DAY 1: VICTORIA FALLS 17:00 Depart from Victoria Falls Station, Zimbabwe. 19:30 Dinner is served in the dining cars en route to Malindi for overnight. (Dress: Formal)

DAY 2: HWANGE NATIONAL PARK 05:00 A continental breakfast is served in the dining cars until departure. 06:00 Enjoy a game drive at The Hide in Hwange National Park. 12:00 Lunch is served in the dining cars. The train travels between Dete and Gwaai along one of the world's longest stretches of straight railway line - 114 kilometres - and passes Bulawayo: second city of Zimbabwe, capital of Matabeleland and industrial capital of the country. 16:30 Tea is served in the lounge and observation cars. The train travels baobab country. 19:30 Dinner is served in the dining cars en route to the border at Beitbridge. (Dress: Formal)

DAY 3: AT LEISURE ON BOARD (BORDER: BEITBRIDGE, ZIMBABWE / MUSINA, SOUTH AFRICA) 07:00 Breakfast is served in the dining cars until 10:00. The train crosses the Limpopo River to Musina. In Rudyard Kipling's Just So Stories, the 'Elephant's Child' departs his family for the “great grey-green, greasy Limpopo River, all set about with fever-trees, to find out what the Crocodile has for dinner.” 13:00 Lunch is served in the dining cars. The train crosses the Tropic of Capricorn. 16:30 Tea is served in the lounge and observation cars. Travel through Warmbaths (Bela-Bela) - so named for its mineral waters - and Nylstroom, christened by the Voortrekkers as the source of the Nile River as the town's river happened to be north flowing. Pass the edge of the escarpment where the Highveld drops precipitously. 19:30 Dinner is served in the dining cars en route to Pyramid for overnight. (Dress: Formal)

DAY 4: PRETORIA Ensure that your luggage is ready for collection at 09:45 and that you have your passport. 07:00 Breakfast is served in the dining cars until 09:30. 10:00 Arrive at journey's end at Rovos Rail Station, Pretoria.

TOP UP YOUR STAY: When you are travelling from other provinces outside Gauteng, we highly recommend a pre or post night stay at Ivory Manor Boutique Hotel from R1, 795.00 per person per night on bed and breakfast basis. Value Adds: A bottle of Boschendal MCC Return transfer to Rovos Rail or O.R Tambo International Airport Gin tasting, per person per stay.

What's Excluded

All Items of a personal nature. Meals not mentioned. Medical and Travel insurance. Staff gratuities. French Champagne. Souvenirs.

Specific Terms

Rates valid for SADC Residents Only. Peak season surcharges and block out dates may apply. Prices are per person sharing, unless otherwise specified. All prices are indicative and correct at time of loading onto the Thompsons website and are subject to change due to currency fluctuations, rate increases, airfare increases and availability. For standard terms and conditions refer to https://www.newworldtravel.co.za E&OE .Please note: final payment is required within 24 hours of making a reservation. Seats are limited. Book now to secure your seat. Current country & airline COVID rules & regulations are continuously changing. Please refer to our Travel Information Guide for the latest info: https://https://www.newworldtravel.co.za/guide-to-travel-restrictions-and-requirements


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