3 nights rail journey tour
Price from: £1549pp
Rovos Rail 3 nights
Day 1 Pretoria/Beitbridge: Morning departure from Pretoria travelling north through Warmbaths, so named for its mineral waters, and Nylstroom, christened by the Voortrekkers as the source of the Nile River. The train then passes the edge of the escarpment and crosses the Tropic of Capricorn en route to Zimbabwe
Day 2 Beitbridge/Bulawayo: After formalities at Beitbridge the next morning, the train travels on the BBR line to Bulawayo, second city of Zimbabwe, capital of Matabeleland and industrial capital of the country.
Day 3 Bulawayo/Thompsons Junction: The train travels along one of the world’s longest stretches of straight railway line before traversing Hwange National Park, a rich and diverse wildlife sanctuary where animals can be spotted from the train and a game drive excursion is enjoyed.
Day 4 Thompsons Junction/Victoria Falls: The journey ends upon reaching the incomparable Victoria Falls on the Zambezi River.
Departures: From Pretoria on selected Thursdays; from Victoria Falls on selected Sundays. Please ask for dates.
Accommodation: 3 nights in a pullman suite on the train.
Meals: All inclusive.
Tour price: The price shown is based on the best value travel dates in low season and includes 3 nights accommodation as stated.
Zimbabwe visas: Issued on arrival at approx cost of USD50.