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Victoria Falls to Pretoria

DAY 1: VICTORIA FALLS
17:00
19:30
Depart from Victoria Falls Station, Zimbabwe, and travel southeast. Guests may freshen up in their suites before
joining fellow travellers in the lounge car or observation car at the rear of the train.
Dinner is served in the dining cars en route to Kennedy Siding. Dress: Formal

DAY 2: HWANGE NATIONAL PARK
05:00
06:00
12:00
16:30
19:30
A continental breakfast is served in the dining cars until departure.
Disembark for a game drive at The Hide in Hwange National Park.
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 kilometers – and passes Bulawayo: second city of Zimbabwe, capital of Matabeleland and industrial capital of the country.
Tea in the lounge car or observation car at the rear of the train.
Dinner is served in the dining cars en route to the border at Beitbridge. Dress: Formal
Please ensure the Train Manager/Gift Shop Hostess is in possession of your passport.

DAY 3: AT LEISURE
07:00
13:00
16:30
19:30
Breakfast is served in the dining cars until 10:00. The train leaves baobab country and travels south.
Lunch is served in the dining cars. The train crosses the Tropic of Capricorn.
Tea in the lounge car or observation car at the rear of the train. Travel through Warmbaths (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.
Dinner is served. The train passes the escarpment’s edge where the Highveld drops precipitously. Dress: Formal

DAY 4: PRETORIA
07:00
10:00
Please ensure you are in possession of your passport.
Breakfast is served in the dining cars until 09:00.
Arrive at journey’s end at Rovos Rail Station in Pretoria.
Please dress accordingly for game drives/excursions: mornings can be cool then warm up considerably; afternoons can be
warm then cool down considerably. Warm clothing, hats and sun protection are advised. Rain capes are available.
Excursions may be changed according to schedule achieved. Times are approximate and cannot be guaranteed.
Please check with the Train Manager or reservations@rovos.co.za for any updates or changes to the itinerary.
In your suite you will find the Journeys magazine that features articles of interest related to the route.

INCLUDES

Accommodation

All meals

All alcoholic and other beverages

24-hour full room service

bar facilities

limited laundry service

Guided excursions (where applicable)

Entrance fees as per itinerary and government tax.

EXCLUDES:

Pre/post-tour accommodation

Flights and transfers

Visas

Gratuities

International/French Champagne

Souvenirs.

MEALS ON BOARD (unless adjusted) Breakfast 07:00-10:00 • Lunch 13:00 • Tea 16:30 • Dinner 19:30.