Travel "back in time" with the world's most luxurious train, Rovos Rail. Enjoy five-star luxury on board as the train glides through the beautiful African landscape. The trip goes from Pretoria in South Africa through Botswana and Zimbabwe until you arrive at the mighty Victoria Falls. Here will be some days of exciting activities at one of the world's seven wonders. Then the journey goes to Botswana, the ultimate safari destination with huge national parks and a myriad of wildlife.

  • Destination: South Africa, Zimbabwe and Botswana

  • Recommended time to travel: all year

  • Hoydepunkter: The world's most luxurious train journey, Victoria Falls and an exciting safari.

  • Price level: high

  • Suitable for:


Arrival Johannesburg where you will be met and driven to the Court Classique hotel in Pretoria. Pretoria is also called "Jacaranda City". When the jacaranda blooms in October, the whole city is covered with a purple carpet. If you have time, you can take a trip to Church Square, which is surrounded by nice old buildings. The impressive Union Building is considered to be one of the foremost architectural masterpieces in South Africa. Nelson Mandela was installed as president on May 10, 1994.


You board aboard the exclusive train Rovos Rail. This is not just a train journey, but an experience from a bygone era. Meals are served in the restaurant trolley and from the observation basin you can enjoy the view while the train rolls towards Botswana and on to Zimbabwe. In Zimbabwe you stop for safari in Hwange National Park. With about 46 000 elephants, over twice as much as Kruger, this is the area with the most elephants on the African continent.


Rovos Rail is run by Rohan Vos, a fiery soul who restored the classic train The Pride of Africa - the world's most luxurious train. The train carries a maximum of 72 passengers in 36 comfortable suites. All the carriages are classic and returned to perfection. The train has included an exclusive train carriage with free bar and beautiful restaurant carriages from 1924 and 1936. All meals, which are of first class, are accompanied by fine wines at the window table with a magnificent view of the African landscape that glides slowly past


You arrive at Victoria Falls in the morning. You are driven to the lodge which stands high on a natural plateau. Here you can enjoy the sunset while looking out over a water hole often visited by antelopes, zebra, buffaloes and other animals. The lodge is just 4 km away from the thundering Victoria Falls. The next day you will be on a guided tour of the Victoria Falls and sunset cruise on the Zambezi River.


The trip goes on to Ngoma Safari Lodge, 5 *, in the Chobe Forest Reserve in northern Botswana. From your exclusive suite, you look down on the Chobe River, the lifeblood of the area. Here you can catch a glimpse of the Chobe elephants, zebra, buffalo and a number of other animals that come down to the river to quench your thirst and cool off. In order to make the most of your stay, you have the option of four different safari activities per day. day. You can choose between foot safaris, open country raft safaris, night safaris or full day safaris with boat cruises and picnics. The possibilities for fantastic animal experiences are optimal.


After morning safari and breakfast you will be driven to the airport. If you have not already done so as a start to your journey, we suggest a few days in Durban or Cape Town.

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