The Victoria Falls - Rovos Rail (Southbound)


Your three-day luxury rail adventure on board Rovos Rail begins as you depart in the morning from the majestic Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe. This special journey slowly meanders south-east through Bulawayo, Hwange Game Reserve and Thompson's Junction before border formalities with South Africa at Mafikeng. Journey through the dry reaches of Botswana and through Mahalapye, crossing the Tropic of Capricorn just after Gaberone. Arrive into the gracious Capital Park Station in Pretoria, South Africa, where your unforgettable rail journey comes to an end. 

 

Please note that depending upon railways capacity this journey could be routed southwards through Beitbridge and Zimbabwe.

Itinerary


Cities Covered Victoria Falls

Sunday: Depart Victoria Falls Station at 10:00. Settle in to your sumptuous suite on board Rovos Rail's Pride of Africa and enjoy lunch and dinner on board in the dining car/s.

Cities Covered Mafikeng ,  Rovos Rail

Monday: Relax on board and enjoy breakfast as the beautiful African landscape unfolds outside. You may socialize with fellow passengers in the Lounge car or Bar car, and enjoy lunch and dinner on board as the train heads towards Lobatse. The train arrives at Mafikeng later tonight for border formalities.

Cities Covered Mafikeng ,  Pretoria ,  Rovos Rail

Tuesday: The train departs Mafikeng early this morning. Breakfast and lunch are served in the dining cars before a short stop is made at Pyramid later in the afternoon. Here, the Rovos steam engines take over the haulage of the train to Capital Park Station in Pretoria. Disembark the train later this afternoon and continue on your onward journey.


Departure Dates and Rates

Departures
Dec 201823, 30Jan 20196, 20, 27Feb 20193, 10, 17, 24
Mar 20193, 10, 17, 24, 31Apr 20197, 14, 21, 28May 20195, 12, 19, 26
Jun 20199, 23Jul 20197, 14, 21, 28Aug 20194, 11, 18, 25
Sep 20191, 8, 15, 22, 29

All Rates in US$ per person including ALL taxes and surcharges

ClassDatesSingle RateDouble RateTriple Rate
Deluxe Suite
For departures December 23,2018 through September 29,2019 US$ 5,343 US$ 3,562 CALL US
Pullman Suite
For departures December 23,2018 through September 29,2019 US$ 3,547 US$ 2,365 CALL US
Royal Suite
For departures December 23,2018 through September 29,2019 US$ 7,106 US$ 4,737 CALL US

PLEASE NOTE: The above rates are calculated based on the local currency (ZAR) and are subject to change based on exchange rate fluctuations. Your balance payment will be due and payable based on the exchange rate at that time. An option to pay in full and lock in today's exchange rate is also available; please contact us for details.

 

The following is included in your tour cost:


- Three superb meals daily on board the train, all beverages including alcohol

- Sightseeing excursions as per itinerary accompanied by a qualified English-speaking tour guide

- Entrance fees to places of interest as specified in the itinerary

- 24-hour room service and bar facilities

- Government taxes

- Limited on-board laundry service

- Accommodation on board the train or at game reserves/hotels as specifically mentioned in the itinerary

- Meals taken at game reserves/hotels as specified in the itinerary

 

The following is excluded from your tour cost:

 

- Off-train beverages

- Off-train laundry services

- Telephone calls

- Memorabilia purchases/souvenirs

- Gratuities or items of a personal nature

- Domestic or international airfare

- Transfers to/from the train station

- Any other items not specifically mentioned as "included"

 

Tariff is subject to revision without notice. Please call to inquire about our child policy/rates.

Terms and Conditions

PAYMENT TERMS:

(i) 30% at the time of booking

(ii) 70% or balance no later than 65 days prior to date of the first service sold by TRAVBUZZ / PALACE TOURS

 

CANCELLATION FEES:

(i) 25% of the total tour value if cancelled more than 90 days prior to date of first service sold by TRAVBUZZ / PALACE TOURS

(ii) 35% of the total tour value if cancelled 89-65 days prior to date of first service sold by TRAVBUZZ / PALACE TOURS

(iii) 55% of the total tour value if cancelled 64-35 days prior to date of first service sold by TRAVBUZZ / PALACE TOURS

(iv) 100% of the total tour value if cancelled 34-0 days prior to date of first service sold by TRAVBUZZ / PALACE TOURS

 

We strongly recommend purchasing travel insurance to cover the losses incurred in case of cancellation. For information on available plans or to purchase travel insurance, please visit www.palacetours.com/insurance.






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