Travel the beautiful landscapes of Southern Africa on an iconic rail journey, culminating at the majestic wonder of the Victoria Falls.

9nights Rail Journey

Suggested route & duration

9 nights Johannesburg to Victoria Falls

  • Johannesburg 3 nights

  • Rovos Rail 3 nights

  • Victoria Falls 3 nights

About this independent tour

This itinerary operates on a private basis, but you may be travelling with other passengers on the Rovos Rail.

Recommended highlights

PRETORIA CITY TOUR A vibrant city that has emerged from its political past, Pretoria is a handsome mix of charming old buildings and beautiful parks and gardens. As South Africa’s administrative capital, highlights to see here include the Union Buildings, the site of Nelson Mandela’s Presidential inauguration, and the historic Church Square.

ROVOS RAIL Indulge in the opulence of luxury rail travel on board the Rovos Rail, a train that has been painstakingly restored to a glorious Edwardian elegance. Offering one of the finest ways to travel through the beautifully diverse landscapes of South Africa, fantastic facilities include the club lounge, observation car and open-air viewing platform.

VICTORIA FALLS One of the most spectacular waterfalls in the world, the majestic Victoria Falls lies on the mighty Zambezi River between Zimbabwe and Zambia. A UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, this unparalleled range hosts the largest recorded curtain of falling water in the world.

Tailor your tour

This itinerary operates around the Rovos Rail’s fixed departure dates, but everything else is flexible so you can choose your own number of nights, change accommodation and add excursions to suit you. Choose from a range of hotels in Johannesburg and Pretoria, and stay in Zambia or Zimbabwe when visiting Victoria Falls. Extend your stay to experience more of the region, spending time at the glamorous resort of Sun City, or adding on a short safari break in Chobe National Park.

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