Rovos Rail – Cape Town to Pretoria

Embark on a luxurious journey from Cape Town to Pretoria onboard Rovos Rail, known as the “most luxurious train in the world” This two-night experience is filled with gourmet food, royal treatment by friendly staff and historic visits en-route.

Ideal for a mini holiday on its own, or a great alternative for a flight between these provinces in combination with packaged tours. This trip can also be booked in reverse (Scheduled departure, dates available on request).

  • Cabin accommodation as per your booking option (please ask our team for more information)
  • All meals & selected drinks
  • Visits and excursions mentioned in the program

 

Destination: South Africa

1

Day 1

Cape Town

16:00 – Depart from Cape Town Station. Trundle through the winelands of the Western Cape towards Worcester.

16:30 – Tea in the lounge and observation cars.

19:30 – Dinner is served in the dining cars as the train climbs ±750m up the face of the escarpment. Dress: Formal Around midnight, the train arrives at the first of four tunnels on the pass. The last tunnel is 13.5km long so guests are to be careful when walking through the train.

2

Day 2

Matjiesfontein

07:00 – Breakfast is served in the dining cars until 10:00.

08:00 – Disembark at Matjiesfontein for an opportunity to stroll through the historic village. Of special interest is the museum on the platform and a collection of historic cars and railway carriages to the right of the Lord Milner Hotel.

10:00 – The train travels through the Karoo, a vast semi-desert region that was once an enormous inland sea. Over millions of years, volcanic matter was ground down and deposited as silt upon the seabed to form what geologists call the Karoo system.

13:00 – Lunch is served in the dining cars.

16:30 – Tea in the lounge and observation cars.

19:30 – Dinner is served in the dining cars. Overnight on board. Dress: Formal

3

Day 3

Kimberley

06:00 – Breakfast is served in the dining cars until 08:30.

08:30 – Enjoy a tour of Kimberley’s Diamond Mine Museum and the Big Hole. Capital of the Northern Cape, Kimberley is well known for the discovery of diamonds that led to its establishment in 1871.

12:00 – Lunch is served as the train travels northeast towards Klerksdorp and the broad grassland plains of the Highveld.

16:30 – Tea in the lounge and observation cars.

19:30 – Dinner is served in the dining cars. Overnight on board. Dress: Formal

4

Day 4

Pretoria

07:00 – Breakfast is served in the dining cars until 09:30.

10:00 – Arrive at journey’s end at Rovos Rail Station, Pretoria.

Tour Location

CAPE TOWN | MATJIESFONTEIN | KIMBERLEY | PRETORIA

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Terms & Conditions

Disclaimer:

The hotels mentioned in the itinerary will depend on availability at the time of making the booking. Should alternatives be used it would be of similar standard.

Travel and safety information and advice is based on information received from the various Southern African tourism boards of the countries we trade and operate in, and is deemed as correct and up to date at the time of publish. A guarantee of accurate and complete information, as well as a liability for any occurring damages and / or changes cannot be applied.

Payment Terms

20% Prepayment at time of booking.

Balance to be paid 60 days prior to travel.

Option 1: Bank Transfer

The customer will be liable for any bank charges.

Option 2: ATC works with Exchange4free (EFT only at this stage) and an email with a payment request would be sent to you.

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If you agree to pay your invoice via Exchange4free, we only need your mobile number as you will receive a text message confirming your payment, and your company registration number should your company choose to pay by credit card.

Cancellation Policy, South Africa

  • 90 – 45 days prior to travel: 20% (forfeit the deposit paid)
  • 44 – 30 days prior to travel: 30%
  • 29 – 15 days prior to travel: 40%
  • 14 – 08 days prior to travel: 60%
  • 07 days – NO SHOW: 100%

Special cancellation terms may apply for certain products and services.

ROVOS RAIL - PRETORIA TO VICTORIA FALLS
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ROVOS RAIL - PRETORIA TO VICTORIA FALLS
ROVOS RAIL - PRETORIA TO VICTORIA FALLS