Package Pricing per person sharing (Including all Airport & Hotel Taxes)
£ 3 150
€ 3 625
$ 4 415
R 52 000
(Based on 2 people sharing)
£ 4 000
€ 4 395
$ 5 215
R 62 000
(Based on 2 people sharing)
**Prices are based on low season rates and are subject to change without prior notice due to currency fluctuations and other general economic conditions.
Luxury Package Highlights
Southern Cross- Pretoria to Vic Falls
Our packages have been designed by our travel specialists to deliver matchless experiences while catering to your every need. This travel experience combines flights, airport transfers, accommodation in select Hotels and Resorts and hand-picked activities and experiences in select World’s Ultimate destinations.
Why Choose this trip
This impressive panoramic 12-day journey between Pretoria and Victoria Falls stops at carefully selected locations in South Africa, Swaziland, Mozambique and Zimbabwe. Starting in Pretoria, this magnificent sojourn will spend the first few days taking guests east through the Drakensberg Mountains to the Kruger Park for game viewing and the historical areas of Pilgrim’s Rest, Bourke’s Luck Potholes and God’s Window.
On day four guests tour Maputo, the capital of Mozambique, before moving on to explore the Kingdom of Swaziland. Enjoy a game drive in the famous wildlife reserve of Kapama followed by a relaxing day on the train as it heads for the Great Zimbabwe Ruins for a visit. On days nine and 10, guests tour Antelope Park and Matobas National Park, site of Cecil John Rhodes’ grave, before continuing on to Hwange for game-viewing activities. The final day has the train arriving in Victoria Falls where guests enjoy a walking tour of the village and the falls with an afternoon sunset cruise on the Zambezi River. Available in reverse
DAY 1 Check out of hotel. Luggage collected by Shongololo staff. Full-day tour of Pretoria or Johannesburg and Soweto.
Transfer to Rovos Rail Station in Pretoria.
The train departs for Nelspruit for our overnight stop.
DAY 2 Full-day panorama tour of Pilgrim’s Rest, Bourke’s Luck Potholes, God’s Window.
Return to the train in Nelspruit and depart for Malelane.
DAY 3 Full-day game drive in the Kruger Park (open-air vehicles optional).
Return to the train in Malelane and depart for Mozambique.
DAY 4 City tour of Maputo, Mozambique.
Return to the train for afternoon tea.
After border formalities the train heads for Mpaka in Swaziland.
DAY 5 Depart in vehicles from Mpaka, Swaziland. Visit Ngwenya Glass, Mbabane and Manzini.
After border formalities at Mpaka, depart for Klaserie near Hoedspruit in Limpopo, South Africa.
DAY 6 Morning game drive in Kapama Game Reserve followed by visit to the Wild Dog and Cheetah Project.
Return to the train for lunch. The train departs for Tzaneen with an overnight stop at Louis Trichardt.
DAY 7 Day on board the train travelling to Rutenga in Zimbabwe. Clear customs and immigration at Beitbridge.
DAY 8 Transfer to the Great Zimbabwe Ruins for a tour.
Return to the train in Bannockburn.
DAY 9 Full day at Antelope Park. Optional extras include canoeing, game drive, horseback game viewing, elephant-back
riding, bird-watching cruise, walk with lions.
Return to the train and depart for Bulawayo.
DAY 10 Full-day tour of Matobas National Park. Visit the grave of Cecil John Rhodes as well as bushmen caves.
Return to the train and depart for Dete.
DAY 11 Game drive in Hwange Game Reserve, Zimbabwe.
Return to the train and depart for Thompson’s Junction.
DAY 12 Arrive in the Victoria Falls. Check out of the train and transfer to hotel.
Meet for a walking tour of the village and the falls.
Meet for a sunset cruise on the Zambezi River.
Transfer back to hotel. Tour ends.