Rovos Rail: Cape Town/Lobito to Dar es Salaam : Details

Rovos Rail to Dar es Salaam Information

Inclusions:

  • Includes travel and overnight twin share accommodation on-board the train. Twin or double beds
  • Three superb meals daily, all alcoholic and other beverages
  • Sightseeing excursions accompanied by a qualified tour guide
  • Entrance fees to places of interest
  • 24 hour full room service and bar facilities
  • Government Tax
  • Limited laundry service

Off Train Accommodation Inclusions:

  • Accommodation
  • Meals taken at the game reserve, hotel or resort depending upon tour chosen

The following items are not included in off train accommodation:

  • Off train beverages
  • Off train laundry
  • Telephone calls
  • Memorabilia purchases at game lodge or hotel

Dar es Salaam to Cape Town Journey Highlights:

  • Cape Town and peninsula, the Hex River Valley and winelands
  • Matjiesfontein in the Karoo
  • Kimberley Big Hole Diamond Museum
  • Pretoria - Jacaranda City with the Magaliesberg Mountain Range
  • Stay at the Madikwe Game Reserve, evening drive, overnight stay and morning drive
  • Botswana and Zimbabwe
  • Victoria Falls, Zambezi River cruise
  • Kasama bush walk at Chisimba Falls

Dar es Salaam to Lobito Journey Highlights:

  • Game visit at Selous Game Reserve
  • Kasama bush walk at Chisimba Falls
  • Chartered return flight to the South Luangwa National Park with an afternoon game drive in the valley
  • City tour of Lubumbashi
  • Copper mine visit in one of the world's largest copper and cobalt mines
  • Watch local fisherman at work in Cassai and Cameia
  • Walking tour of Huambo

Accommodation Types:

There are 3 grades of compartments and all include:

  • 24 hour steward service called by a bell
  • Hairdryer and shaver point
  • Fully air-conditioned

The Pullman Suites

The Pullman Suites (7 sq metres/76 sq feet) are equipped with a comfortable sofa-seat during the day with a conversion to double or twin beds for the evening, and also have an en-suite bathroom with shower. The wood-panelled rebuilt sleeper coaches, remodelled and refurbished to mint condition, offer every modern convenience and comfort. In the en-suite bathrooms, original fittings combine with the modern technology of hot showers, hair dryers and shaver plugs.

The Deluxe Suites

The Deluxe Suites (11 sq metres/118 sq feet) accommodate two passengers in either twin or double beds and have a lounge area and en-suite bathroom with shower. The wood-panelled rebuilt sleeper coaches, remodelled and refurbished to mint condition, offer every modern convenience and comfort.

The Royal Suites

The Royal Suites, each of which take up half a carriage, are spacious and elegant measuring 16 sq metres in size. Each has its own private lounge area and full bathroom with Victorian bath and separate shower. The epitome of luxury with handsome wood paneling and period Edwardian features, the air-conditioned suites accommodate two people offering the option of side-by-side twin or spacious double beds. In the en-suite bathrooms, original fittings combine with the modern technology of hot showers, hair dryers and shaver plugs.