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Luxury Rail Joruneys
Africa
Apr - Apr

In South Africa, explore Cape Town and Johannesburg while staying in top hotels. Then, board the Rovos Rail for a train journey like you’ve never experienced before. Cabins on-board are spacious and comfortable with en-suite bathrooms and large tubs. Witness the changing scenery as you make your way into Zimbabwe and the Victoria Falls, which are only a short walk away from your iconic hotel.

At a Glance

  • Four nights in Cape Town
  • Rovos Rail train from Pretoria to Victoria Falls - 4 days
  • Three nights at Victoria Falls
  • One night in Johannesburg

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  • Days 1 - 2
    UK to Cape Town
    After touching down in Cape Town, you will be met and guided to your hotel. More Quarters offers a collection of luxury apartments in the Gardens suburb below Table Mountain and Lion’s Head. While the setting feels peaceful, the lively Victoria and Alfred Waterfront is only moments away.
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    Accommodation
    More Quarters
    Landmark
    Victoria and Albert Waterfront
  • Days 3 - 5
    Cape Town

    With so much to explore here, it’s hard to fit it all into three days. Enjoy an early morning cable car up Table Mountain or a stroll to the waterfront while the city is waking up. Drive through coastal settlements on your way to Cape Point and stop at Boulders Beach to meet the penguins. Explore the rich flora of Kirstenbosch Gardens, and take to the winelands to browse the countless wineries – paired perfectly with a foodie walking tour.

    Meals included: Breakfast

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    Accommodation
    More Quarters
    Landmark
    Simon's Town
    Landmark
    Boulders Beach
    Landmark
    Stellenbosch Wine Country
  • Day 6
    Cape Town to Johannesburg

    Continue your journey with a flight to Johannesburg – the biggest city in South Africa. Spend one night at the Castello Di Monte in Pretoria, a Tuscan-style retreat which oozes luxury. Wander the landscaped gardens with mature olive trees and breathe in the smell of lavender bushes. A fusion of French and South African-inspired cuisine is served at the restaurant, and dining on the open outdoor terrace is simply devine.

    Meals included: Breakfast

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    Castello Di Monte
  • Days 7 - 9
    Pretoria to Victoria Falls

    After boarding the Rovos Rail train in Pretoria, sit back and relax as your journey to Victoria Falls begins. All the train carriages are 1920 originals and evoke the spirit of a bygone era. Suites are spacious and comfortable with en-suite bathrooms and private lounge areas. Delight in fine dining, personal service and sublime views as you make your way into Zimbabwe. At Hwange National Park, explore the grasslands on a game drive on the lookout for elephant herds, lions and African wild dogs.

    Meals included: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

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    Rovos Rail - Pretoria to Victoria Falls
  • Days 10 - 14
    Victoria Falls

    Take four days to explore the stunning Victoria Falls and surrounding areas. Only a ten-minute walk away using the hotel’s private pathway, the beauty of the falls must be seen to be believed. A guide will take you on a tour and reveal the best places for those Instagram-worthy pictures. Other than the falls, there’s also tennis at the hotel and white water rafting nearby, while a sunset cruise on the Zambezi River is not to be missed.

    Meals included: Breakfast

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    Accommodation
    Victoria Falls Hotel
  • Day 15
    Depart

    After breakfast, head to the airport for your return flight home.

    Meals included: Breakfast