South Africa by Rail: Durban to Victoria Falls Trip for Two

South Africa by Rail: Durban to Victoria Falls Trip for Two

Durban, South Africa

£4,060

“There is something about safari life that makes you forget all your sorrows” Travel Author, Karen Blixen

Why we love it

The world's only privately owned luxury rail company, Rovos Rail, offers the romance and opulence of a bygone era. Explore the mystery of Africa in your own private train suite, and journey from Durban to Victoria Falls while taking in the stunning beauty of the safari. Stops will include the impressive Spoinkop Lodge, and a visit to the capital city of Pretoria.

What's Included?

  • Enjoy an exhilarating 11-night rail adventure across South Africa for two people
  • Unwind in a private suite aboard Africa's most luxurious train
  • Return to the golden era of rail travel, taking your meals in the formal dining car
  • Spend two nights at the opulent Fairmont Zimbali Resort
  • Enjoy a back-to-nature visit to the Spionkop Lodge, an 11,000 acre nature reserve

Exclusive to TRULY

  • Further indulge with a complimentary bottle of the world-renowned Vin de Constance sent to your home

Description

See the splendour of South Africa from your own luxury train suite. From the discreet and friendly service to the five-star cuisine, as well as a selection of South Africa's finest wines, Rovos Rail reflects back to the golden age of rail travel, and to the romance of African exploration. Embark on this 11-night adventure with a two-night stay at the Fairmont Zimbali, one of South Africa’s premier resorts, set on the Dolphin Coast.

Relax in your Rovos Rail suite; designed with handsome wood-panelling and period Edwardian features. Each suite has its own lounge and full bathroom. During your stay, an enthusiastic team of chefs will be on hand to attend to each guest's dining needs, with a particular emphasis on cooking with local ingredients, and traditional African dishes.

On this journey from Durban to Victoria Falls, experience a visit Spionkop Lodge, which adjoins an 11,000 acre nature reserve and is the perfect base for exploring the mountains, bush, birds and battlefields of the region. The train will also pass through Hwange National Park – a rich and diverse wildlife sanctuary – where animals may be spotted from the train and you will enjoy a game drive excursion. Your rail trip will end at the mighty Victoria Falls on the Zambezi River. The surrounding area offers recreational opportunities including cruises, whitewater rafting and game viewing, as well as photo safaris.

Description

See the splendour of South Africa from your own luxury train suite. From the discreet and friendly service to the five-star cuisine, as well as a selection of South Africa's finest wines, Rovos Rail reflects back to the golden age of rail travel, and to the romance of African exploration. Embark on this 11-night adventure with a two-night stay at the Fairmont Zimbali, one of South Africa’s premier resorts, set on the Dolphin Coast.

Relax in your Rovos Rail suite; designed with handsome wood-panelling and period Edwardian features. Each suite has its own lounge and full bathroom. During your stay, an enthusiastic team of chefs will be on hand to attend to each guest's dining needs, with a particular emphasis on cooking with local ingredients, and traditional African dishes.

On this journey from Durban to Victoria Falls, experience a visit Spionkop Lodge, which adjoins an 11,000 acre nature reserve and is the perfect base for exploring the mountains, bush, birds and battlefields of the region. The train will also pass through Hwange National Park – a rich and diverse wildlife sanctuary – where animals may be spotted from the train and you will enjoy a game drive excursion. Your rail trip will end at the mighty Victoria Falls on the Zambezi River. The surrounding area offers recreational opportunities including cruises, whitewater rafting and game viewing, as well as photo safaris.

We also recommend

  • While in Pretoria, head to beautiful and imposing Church Square
  • Watch out for wildlife as the train passes through the Hwange national park
  • Bring home pottery that tells a story of Zulu culture from Ardmore Ceramics

Additional Information

All bookings are subject to availability. We advise booking at least 8 weeks in advance to guarantee the desired date and time.

This experience is valid for booking within 6 months from the date of issue.

To give you maximum flexibility with your trip, flights are not included.

Please state any dietary requirements at the time of booking.

There are no refunds offered on cancellations made within two months of the beginning of the trip.

We also recommend

  • While in Pretoria, head to beautiful and imposing Church Square
  • Watch out for wildlife as the train passes through the Hwange national park
  • Bring home pottery that tells a story of Zulu culture from Ardmore Ceramics

Additional Information

All bookings are subject to availability. We advise booking at least 8 weeks in advance to guarantee the desired date and time.

This experience is valid for booking within 6 months from the date of issue.

To give you maximum flexibility with your trip, flights are not included.

Please state any dietary requirements at the time of booking.

There are no refunds offered on cancellations made within two months of the beginning of the trip.

How it works

  • Choose your experience

    Treat yourself or share with someone you truly care about.

  • We arrange everything

    Our concierge will arrange everything, even the little extras.

  • Relax and enjoy

    Simply show up and savour the memory that will last a lifetime.

Location

Durban South Africa

Zambia

Durban Central Durban South Africa

Victoria Falls Zambia

South Africa by Rail: Durban to Victoria Falls Trip for Two

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