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Cape Town to Pretoria onboard the Rovos Rail

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3 nights
01 Apr 24 to 04 Apr 24
Book by 29 Mar 24
Experience 3 nights onboard the 5 star Rovos Rail.

Includes

  • 3 nights accommodation in a pullman suite
  • All meals
  • All beverages onboard
  • Room service
  • Limited laundry
  • Guided excursions (where applicable)
  • Entrance fees as per itinerary
  • Golf green fees, carts and halfway house meals, water and tea/coffee
  • Onboard historian (Dar, Lobito + Trilogy)
  • Onboard doctor (Dar + Lobito)
  • Govt tax

Excludes

  • All off-train beverages
  • International sparkling wine
  • Gratuities
  • Personal expenses
  • Visas
  • Travel insurance
  • Pre and post-tour transfers, accommodation and flights

Highlights

  • 3 Nights' on-board the 5 star Rovos Rail
  • Three meals daily and all alcoholic and other beverages
  • Excursions accompanied by a qualified tour guide
  • Entrance fees as per itinerary
  • 24-hour full room service and bar facilities
  • Limited laundry service
  • Government tax

Itinerary

Day 1: CAPE TOWN

6:00 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. 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 if walking through the train.

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

Day 3: KIMBERLEY

6:00 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 in the dining cars. The train travels northeast towards 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

Day 4: PRETORIA

07:00 Breakfast is served in the dining cars until 09:30. 10:00 *Disembark at Kookrus Station (±100km south of Rovos Rail Station). An optional complimentary transfer (±90min) from Kookrus Station to Rovos Rail Station in Pretoria is available.

Terms & conditions

Prices are per person twin share, include discounts, and are subject to availability and rate of exchange changes. Offers above are a guide only and will vary depending on departure date, our guide price is based on the cheapest departure within the stipulated season and availability is correct at time of loading. Visas may be necessary and insurance is essential. Pentravel and Tour Operator terms and conditions apply, and may be found on our website. Offer can be removed at any time. Valid for SADC Residents only. Valid on a set departure on 29 March 2024. These packages are based on CASH price. E&OE.

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R37,950
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Details
Stay
3 nights
Dates
01 Apr 24 to 04 Apr 24
Book by
29 March 24
Experience ID
533
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