Embark on a thrilling African safari in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve and enjoy a luxury train journey that takes you the magnificent Victoria Falls. Experience adventure, dramatic landscapes and exciting wildlife sightings.
Visit the famous Sabi Sand Game Reserve and witness Mosi-oa-Tunya, the thundering mist of the Victoria Falls. Journey through the beauty of Southern Africa on Rovos Rail, the Pride of Africa and the most luxurious train in the world. Start off with an unforgettable South African safari in the Sabi Sands Game Reserve in the Greater Kruger Park. Renowned for its amazing wildlife sightings and a profusion of 300 different bird species. Go on guided off-road safaris where you may be lucky enough to spot the African Big Five - elephant, rhino, buffalo, lion and leopard.
Be transported back into time on a luxury steam locomotive journey from Pretoria to Victoria Falls, for the ultimate rail experience. Sit back in the club car and enjoy a cocktail or glass of whisky and light up a cigar while taking in the ever-changing landscapes of Southern Africa. Victoria is a natural wonder and a bucket list must-do when travelling through Africa. Feel the spray of the waterfall and cruise down the Zambezi River as you watch the sunset.
Upon arrival at the Johannesburg, you will be met by a representative that will escort you to a private lounge. Freshen up and enjoy a drink before boarding a light aircraft flight into the Kruger Park. A short road transfer (and a mini safari in itself) will take you to your luxury safari lodge in the Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve where your South African safari begins.
After settling in, embark on your first game drive in an open safari vehicle accompanied by experienced guides and trackers. Your accommodations at Sabi Sands Game Reserve offers the perfect combination of African elegance and colonial charm.
The safari lodge is furnished with a historic railway theme in mind. During the 1870’s a railway line known as the Selati Line crossed the Sabi Sand Reserve into Mozambique. The railway theme extends from the original steam engine nameplates, signals and shunter’s lamps lighting the path to your suite, to interesting memorabilia and other collector’s pieces in your en-suite room.
Spend the next 2 days on safari in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve where you will enjoy daily safaris and guided walking safaris. Relax by the pool with a good book and settle into an African rhythm. From the comfort of a game viewing deck, watch passing wildlife come for a drink at the nearby watering hole from or let an African bush spa treatment melt your stress away.
End your days with scenic sundowner drinks and canapes followed by an evening safari where with the help of a spotlight, you are able to spot numerous nocturnal hunters. A leopard's eyes may just reflect back from a nearby tree.
Enjoy a breakfast before your road transfer to the Pretoria Railway Station. Here you will embark on a luxury train journey to Victoria Falls – 3 nights aboard Rovos Rail, one of the most luxurious trains in the world. You will travel along the Magaliesberg Mountains and the edge of Botswana, crossing the Tropic of Capricorn. See Francistown, Zimbabwe Hwange National Park and the Victoria Falls on pre-arranged activities.
Enjoy plush suites and fine dining with incredible views from observation cars and comfortable lounges. Sit back in the club car and light up a cigar while taking in the beautiful scenery. This luxurious Colonial-style locomotive offers fine dining and an extensive menu of fine wine to compliment your meals.
Breakfast makes the world go ’round. Enjoy yours aboard the Rovos Rail as your Southern African train journey comes to an end at the Victoria Falls. Check into your Victoria Falls accommodation, where you will spend 2 luxurious nights. There are so many activities and experiences to be had in and around Victoria Falls.
We have included a Tour of the falls over lunchtime and a late afternoon sunset cruise on the mighty Zambezi River. If you have some spare time and want to experience more of what Victoria Falls has to offer, you can go canoeing, fishing or white river rafting for a soak in a mighty African river.
Daredevils can get their thrills bungee jumping or gorge swinging. Enjoy a cultural tour or take a helicopter trip over the majestic Victoria Falls.