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Rovos Rail, Pretoria to Durban tour - 3 Days

Go roving with Rovos rail on a luxury adventure packed journey

Tour Prices

Pullman Suite
fr £1132pp

Deluxe Suite
fr £1712pp

Royal Suite
fr £2279pp

Valid between:

  • 01/10/2017 - 30/09/2018

Rates based on twinshare


Price includes

  • Accommodation on board in a Suite
  • Full board
  • Some sightseeing
  • Non Premium label alcoholic drinks on board

Not included

  • International Flights
  • Arrival and departure transfers

International flights not included unless otherwise stated

Experience the elegance of rail travel on one of the world's most luxurious trains. Rovos Rail combines the opulence of pre-war travel with subtle modern innovations and on this three day journey you will see the splendour of KwaZulu Natal, go on safari and enjoy a battlefields tour with a world class historian. Your accommodation is in air-conditioned suites with exquisite wood panelling and period Edwardian features, the bathrooms combine original fittings with modern technology and the Observation car allows you to watch the unfolding scenery of the great interior of South Africa from a fascinating perspective.

Full Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Pretoria

The train leaves Pretoria's Capital Park Station travelling towards Centurion. Enjoy lunch as you cross the Highveld heading towards Ladysmith. Watch the South African landscape slip by from the comfort of your luxurious suite or the Observation car. Dinner is served later in the dining car.


Day 2: Ladysmith

After breakfast the train arrives at Elandslaagte. Go for an early game drive in the Nambiti Private Game Reserve with a chance to see the Big Five - lion, leopard, rhino, elephant and buffalo. Travel on to Ladysmith where you have a choice of excursions. Either go on another safari in the Spionkop Game Reserve or visit the Spionkop battlefields for an escorted tour. Dinner is served later in the dining car.


Day 3: Durban

Today you leave Ladysmith and travel down the escarpment stopping at Lions River to see the famous Ardmore Ceramics gallery and a dressage display. Then continue a steady descent through the Valley of 1,000 hills and the scenic landscape through Pietermaritzburg arriving at Durban where the memorable journey ends. Here you can continue your South African adventure or prepare for the journey home.

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