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Rovos Rail

Pretoria to Cape Town
4 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: AFR4
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Trip Highlights

Legendary Falls

There's nowhere better to commence your rail journey than the dramatic Victoria Falls.

Hwange National Park

Disembark your train for a game drive at The Hide in Hwange National Park, one of Zimbabwe's largest wildlife reserves.

The Pride of Africa

Welcome aboard Rovos Rail, one of the most luxurious train journeys of the world.

Your Vacation Includes

  • Two Nights on-board the luxurious Rovos Rail
  • Luxury Dining - a total of 7 meals

Map & Itinerary

Africa Map AFR4 2020
Pretoria to Cape Town

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 Rail

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

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 :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

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 :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Travel & Accommodation

Wine and Dine

With all meals and a fine selection of beverages included, you'll dine in elegant surrounds.

Luxury Onboard Suites

The historic wood-panelled sleeper coaches have been remodelled and refurbished to mint condition.

A Sophisticated Journey

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.