There's nowhere better to commence your rail journey than the dramatic Victoria Falls.
Disembark your train for a game drive at The Hide in Hwange National Park, one of Zimbabwe's largest wildlife reserves.
Welcome aboard Rovos Rail, one of the most luxurious train journeys of the world.
Arrive in Johannesburg where you will be transferred to your hotel in Pretoria. This evening, enjoy time at leisure.
Stay: Sheraton Pretoria Hotel
Board your train at Capital Park Station to begin your journey of some 1,600 kilometres. Over the next two days, you will travel through a variety of landscapes — from South Africa’s highveld region, through rolling grasslands to the acclaimed winery country of Cape Town. On board, relax in your suite, or unwind with a drink in the Lounge Cars.
Stay: Two Nights, Rovos RailDaily :
Arrive in Kimberley, famous for its diamond mining past, thanks to the first recorded discovery here in 1871. Enjoy a city tour, then visit the ‘Big Hole’ — the result of a diamond rush and thought to be the largest man made hole in the world. Tour the open-air Mine Museum to retrace the steps of miners before re-boarding your train.Daily :
After breakfast this morning, stop in the Klein Karoo town of Matjiesfontein. Back on board, journey through the tunnels along the Hex River in the Hex River Valley before arriving in Cape Town. Disembark and transfer to your hotel, where you will be met by your APT Tour Director for the start of your escorted tour.Daily :
With all meals and a fine selection of beverages included, you'll dine in elegant surrounds.
The historic wood-panelled sleeper coaches have been remodelled and refurbished to mint condition.
Step back in time to when rail travel was romantic and luxurious aboard this iconic train.
It has been a privilege to welcome so many guests aboard APT’s award-winning journeys, and a joy to see those guests fall in love with each new experience the world presents.