This luxury private journey combines some
of the most spectacular sights in Cape Town
with 2 nights on Rovos Rail. Spend some time
exploring Johannesburg, before flying to the
Zimbabwean side of Victoria Falls.
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Fly overnight from London to Cape Town with
British Airways. (N)
Arrive and take a short orientation tour of Cape
Town, including a cable car ascent up Table
Mountain (weather permitting). Transfer to
the Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel for 4 nights.
Afternoon at leisure. (D)
Full-day tour of the Cape Peninsula. Visit the
pretty seaside suburbs of Camps Bay and Hout
Bay and travel out to Cape Point. Return via the
penguin colony at the old British Naval Base
in Simon’s Town, and Kirstenbosch Botanical
Full-day tour of the wine-growing region, an area
of rolling hills and fertile valleys. Visits include
Stellenbosch, Franschhoek and Paarl. There will
be two wine tastings, a cellar tour and lunch at a
wine estate. (B, L)
Day at leisure or take an optional excursion. (B)
Transfer to Cape Town Station and board Rovos
Rail for the 2-night journey from Cape Town
to Pretoria. En route, visit the quaint village of
Matjiesfontein. (B, L, D)
Arrive in Kimberley, the diamond-rush city. Take a
tour of the ‘Big Hole’ and Mine Museum. (B, L, D)
Arrive at Rovos Rail’s Capital Park Station in
Pretoria at midday. Transfer to 54 on Bath in
Johannesburg for 1 night. Afternoon tour of
Soweto and the Apartheid Museum. (B)
Fly to Victoria Falls on the Zimbabwe side. Stay
3 nights at The Victoria Falls Hotel. Afternoon at
At leisure or optional excursions (see p75). (B)
Fly to London, via Johannesburg. (B)
Early morning arrival. (N)
* It is also possible to travel from Pretoria to
Victoria Falls on Rovos Rail. Please speak to a tour
consultant for details.
The Grace is a small, intimate hotel set in Rosebank, a leafy Johannesburg suburb with excellent restaurants and shops. The Grace has a roof garden and pool terrace where light meals and drinks are served high above the vibrant streets below. The hotel has direct access to the excellent Rosebank Shopping...
Over 100 years old and one of South Africa's most famous hotels, the Belmond Mount Nelson is set in beautifully landscaped gardens at the foot of Table Mountain. Managed by Belmond, the hotel has a unique sense of style and offers service excellence in an oasis of peace and serenity.
Six individual wings accommodate 201 spacious rooms & suites, each individually decorated and colonial in style, offering the latest in 21st century conveniences. Depending on location the rooms offer views of the hotel gardens, swimming pool or Table Mountain. The new Librisa spa offers world-class treatments and is set to become one of Cape Town's leading day spas. It offers eight treatment rooms, a sun splashed conservatory and innovative changing areas containing sauna and steam baths, sensation showers and heated marble slabs.
Fine dining has long been a tradition at the Mount Nelson and it is...
Recreate the romance of the golden age of luxury train travel aboard Rovos Rail’s Pride of Africa as it travels through some of Africa’s most beautiful scenery. The train features beautiful wood-panelled heritage coaches, which have been carefully rebuilt, and are drawn by steam, diesel and electric locomotives.Rovos Rail’s trains consist of four Royal, 22 Deluxe and 10 Pullman suites, combining the opulence of a bygone era with subtle modern innovations. The use of traditional furnishings and period decor in the1920s dining car and observation car, which has an open balcony, creates an elegant atmosphere in which to relax and watch the passing scenery. Dinner, served with the formality of fine china, crisp linen and silver, is worth getting dressed up...
The historic Edwardian-style Victoria Falls Hotel is located amongst lush tropical gardens inside the Victoria Falls National Park, just a ten minute walk away from the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Victoria Falls. Established in 1904, this original railway hotel is full of nostalgia of a bygone colonial era and is noted for the splendid views across the manicured gardens to the Victoria Falls Bridge.
There are 161 en suite rooms, comprising 37 standard rooms, 58 traditional rooms, 48 de luxe rooms, seven junior suites, four honeymoon suites, six executive suites and the royal suite. The latter was occupied by Queen Elizabeth during a royal visit in 1947. The corridors to the rooms are lined with historical artifacts, with particular reference to the building of the railway from Cape Town to what is now Zambia. Inside, the rooms retain their old world charm, but are now fitted with...
Regional air connections are available from within the UK. Please contact your travel consultant for current prices from your nearest city.
We can also arrange flights from overseas, simply give us a call to find out more.
If you choose to take the tour without flights arranged through Cox & Kings, please contact one of our travel consultants prior to booking the flights to ensure that you are aware of the tour timings and all the implications of not booking through us. We strongly advise you not to book flights independently of Cox & Kings if significant charges would apply in case of cancellation.
Flight details may be subject to change prior to departure.
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ROV2016: 10 Nights
Cape Town is considered to be one of the most beautiful cities in the world, offering a...
Within three years of its birth, Johannesburg was the country’s largest town. In 1928 i...
The spectacular Victoria Falls were 'discovered' and named by David Livingstone in 1855...