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Rovos Rail

Fly by big game

Experience the amazing African luxury train

Take a journey across Africa with Rovos Rail in luxury trains to view the fantastic sights and experience fun activities this exotic country has to offer. The rail carriages are beautifully decorated to evoke the stylish era of train travel in the past, where rail journeys were considered to be a luxurious mode of transport. Sit back in comfort as you make your way through Africa for a great holiday adventure.

Rovos Rail Packages

Cape Town to Pretoria

Explore South Africa on this great railway journey that stretches over 1000 miles. This route is a popular choice for holidaymakers as it takes a two night trip over the grassy terrain of Highveld, the desert-like region of Karoo and the picturesque Winelands.  From the Observation Car, you will be able to see the stunning views as you past the landscape through large panoramic windows. Furthermore, in the Dining Car you will be able to sample the local cuisine that uses fresh ingredients. Disembark the train when you arrive at a traditional village to embrace African culture. You will also be able to visit the Kimberley diamond mine where you can learn more about its history in the Mine Museum on this railway journey.

Pretoria to Victoria Falls

Take the time to truly appreciate the artistry of the Rovos Rail station before you get on board the train in Pretoria. The style is inspired by the majestic designs of a royal era. Visit the roofed workshops before you start your journey. As you pass the Tropic of Capricorn and Botswana, take in the brilliant view through the large windows of the Observation Car. You will also travel through the Hwange Game Reserve where you will be able to see many wild animals. The final destination is at magnificent Victoria Falls that is located on Zambezi River.

Pretoria to Durban

This two night excursion is ideal for those who want to travel in comfort on the Rovos Rail luxury trains that pass through areas of biodiversity. In KwaZulu-Natal, you can stay at a private bush retreat at the Nambiti Conservancy before you go on an exciting game drive. This is a thrilling way to experience an African safari before you stop at Spionkop Lodge which is located on a large game farm. Take part in activities such as visiting the ceramics centre to learn about the customs of Zulu culture. You can also go on a tour of the battlefields with a historian guide before you socialise with the rest of the group in the Lounge Car in the train. Afterwards, you can retire for the night in your own private suite.  

There are other routes you can travel on with Rovos Rail to see different parts of Africa and take part in different activities, including Cape Town to Dar es Salaam and more.  You could even go on a golf safari!

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