Pretoria to Dar es Salaam
This epic 15-day train journey leads through South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Tanzania and is one of the most famous in the world. The journey begins in Cape Town and takes guests to the historic village of Matjiesfontein, the diamond town of Kimberley and the capital Pretoria on short tours, followed by two overnight stays in the Madikwe Game Reserve*.
Continue through Botswana to Zimbabwe, where guests stay at the Victoria Falls Hotel. After crossing the mighty Zambezi River, the train connects with the Tazara Line in Zambia and continues to the Chisimba Falls, where guests will take a bush walk.
Great Rift Valley
The train climbs up to the Tanzanian border and then descends into the Great Rift Valley, where it passes through the tunnels, serpentines and viaducts of the spectacular Rift Valley. As the trains climbs further, he crosses the Selous Game Reserve – the largest on the continent and a vision of the timeless Africa – before the busy arrival in Dar es Salaam the next day. Available in reverse order.
Please note that this trip may be northbound via Beitbridge and Zimbabwe depending on the capacity of the train.
*Or Kwa Maritane in the Pilanesberg Game Reserve
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