Discover the ‘Pride of Africa’ and travel in unrivalled luxury on board Rovos Rail on an unforgettable rail journey through Southern Africa. Journey through some of Africa’s most spectacular scenery on board an authentically refurbished Edwardian-style train, passing through the windswept grasslands of the gold rich highveld, the haunting barrenness of the Great Karoo, the scenic Cape Winelands and the mighty force of Victoria Falls for a world-class rail experience.
Watch in awe as the train is powered by steam for a short time pulling into the station. The train to Cape Town travels through the former goldfields of the Witwatersrand en route to Kimberley, arguably the diamond capital of the world. After weaving its way through the mysterious Klein Karoo, the train continues through the Cape Winelands before reaching spectacular Cape Town. Alternatively, follow in the footsteps of the railroad pioneers and journey through Zimbabwe to Victoria Falls, stopping en route for an inspiring game drive in Hwange National Park.
Departs twice weekly in either direction between Pretoria and Cape Town. Up to twice monthly in either direction between Pretoria and Victoria Falls.
Life on Board
Spend your days relaxing in your Suite or taking in the sweeping views from the Observation Car. Dining is a sophisticated affair with Silver Service and guests are expected to dress for the occasion. The Club Lounge offers a relaxing area for guests to mingle and to enjoy their favourite tipple. All meals and drinks (except Champagne) are included. Your time on board will likely pass all too quickly amidst the fine dining and world class service aboard this monument to luxury rail travel. Rovos Rail offers differing levels of comfortable accommodation from which to enjoy your rail adventure:Pullman Suite - With rich wood panelling and traditional décor, travelling in a Pullman Suite is a trip to a bygone era. En suite bathrooms come with a shower only. Original fittings combined with modern conveniences ensure a very comfortable journey.
Deluxe Suite - Deluxe Suites have a small lounge area and a permanent bed, offering almost 40% more space to relax than the Pullman Suites, plus an additional window for panoramic views from the comfort of your own suite.
Royal Suite - Taking up half a carriage and fitted to the highest standards, Royal Suites offer the most luxurious way to ride the rails in Southern Africa. The bathroom boasts a full bath and shower and is fully in keeping with the historic charm of the train.
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