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This package includes 2 nights on the Rovos Rail journey from Cape Town to Pretoria or in reverse from Pretoria to Cape Town

Since its establishment in 1989, Rovos Rail has earned an international reputation for it’s truly world class travel experiences. Step aboard the wood panelled coaches – classics remodelled and refurbished to mint condition – and enjoy fine cuisine in five-star luxury as some of the most varied scenery imaginable unfolds beyond the windows. Recapture the romance and atmosphere of a bygone era, when privileged travellers experienced the magic and mystery of Africa in a relaxed and elegant fashion.

Price per person – ZAR– Pullman Suite

Low Season Twin share R17,495 Low Season Single R26,252
High Season Twin share R18,950 High Season Single R28,425

Price pe person – ZAR– Deluxe Suite

01 Feb to 30 Sep 2017 R26,395 Low Season Single R39,592
01 Oct 2017 to 30 Sep 2018 R28,650 High Season Single R42,975

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Number of Days:  3

Note:
1. Price is valid until 30 September 2018. If travelling after this date please contact us for revised prices.
2. Depart Cape Town every Monday and on selected Saturdays
3. Departs in reverse from Pretoria every Friday and on selected Wednesdays
4. Royal Suite prices can be obtained by  contacting us

Package Includes:

  • 2 nights accommodation in either the:
    Pullman Suite – 7 sq metres
    Deluxe Suite – 10 sq metres
  • Full board (Breakfast, lunch & dinner)
  • All beverages including alcohol on board
  • Excursion as per the itinerary

Day 1
The train departs at 11:00am from Platform 23 Cape Town Station. Guests may freshen up in their suites before joining other guests in the midway Lounge car or the Observation carriage at the rear of the train. 1:00pm: Lunch will be served in the dining car/s. 3:00pm: We pass through Worcester on the way to the village of Matjiesfontein. At 3:30pm we reach the first of four tunnels which take us through the Hex River Pass. The third tunnel is 13.5kms long so please be careful if you are walking through the train. If you are in your suite you may wish to turn on a light. 5:45pm: Guests may disembark at Matjiesfontein for a stroll through this quaint and historic little village. Of special interest is the museum on the platform and a collection of historic cars and railway carriages to the right of the Hotel. (For refreshments we recommend the pub in the Lord Milner Hotel). 7:00pm: We depart atjiesfontein.7:30pm; Dinner will be served in the dining car/s

Day 2
7:30am: Breakfast will be served in the dining car until 10:00am. 12:00pm: Lunch is served in the dining car/s. 2:30pm: The train arrives in Kimberley. Here we disembark and proceed by coach/combi for a tour of the city, the “ Big Hole ” and the Mine Museum. 4:00pm: Rejoin the train at Kimberley station.4:10pm. Ten minutes after departing Kimberley there is a shallow lake on the left hand side facing forward. On most occasions there are spectacular flocks of Flamingos (approx. 23 000). 7:30pm: Dinner will be served in the dining car/s as we pass through Bloemhof and Leeudoringstad en route to Klerksdorp. Monday/Wednesday

Day 3
7:00am: Breakfast will be served in the dining car/s until 10:00am. The train continues the journey towards Pretoria passing through Krugersdorp, Johannesburg and Germiston. 10:45am: We arrive at Centurion where one or two of our Rovos locomotives will collect us for the final leg of our journey. 12:00pm: Arrive Rovos Rail Station in Capital Park, Pretoria.

Note: Itinerary also operates in reverse from Pretoria to Cape Town

Observation Car 

Dinning Car

Pullman Suite
The Pullman Suites (±7 sq metres) are equipped with a comfortable sofa-seat during the day with a conversion to double or twin beds for the evening, and also have an en-suite bathroom with shower. The wood-panelled rebuilt sleeper coaches, remodelled and refurbished to mint condition, offer every modern convenience and comfort. In the en-suite bathrooms, original fittings combine with the modern technology of hot showers, hair dryers and shaver plugs. The spacious suites offer passengers the opportunity to travel in privacy, comfort and luxury, with fittings and facilities that are of the highest standard. All are equipped with a writing surface and a personal safe for valuables. There is also a bar fridge filled with beverages of the passengers’ choice and room service is available 24 hours a day.

Deluxe Suite

The Deluxe Suites (±10 sq metres/±118 sq feet) accommodate two passengers in either twin or double beds and have a lounge area and en-suite bathroom with shower. The wood-panelled rebuilt sleeper coaches, remodelled and refurbished to mint condition, offer every modern convenience and comfort. In the en-suite bathrooms, original fittings combine with the modern technology of hot showers, hair dryers and shaver plugs. The spacious suites offer passengers the opportunity to travel in privacy, comfort and luxury, with fittings and facilities that are of the highest standard. All are equipped with a writing surface and a personal safe for valuables. There is also a bar fridge filled with beverages of the passengers’ choice and room service is available 24 hours a day.

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Deluxe Suite

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