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Luxury Rail Safaris
The World's Most Luxurious Train
Experience the extravagant elegance of rail travel on the most luxurious train in the world. Rovos Rail's unique safaris through the heart of Africa combine some of the most magnificent scenery with the glamour and excitement of the golden age of rail and air travel. Step aboard the Pride of Africa and begin a journey to Southern Africa's most spectacular destinations.
The Pride of Africa crossing the
spectacular Victoria Falls bridge
between Zambia and Zimbabwe
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|Since its establishment in 1989, Rovos Rail has earned an international reputation for its truly world-class travel experiences. Step aboard the wood-paneled coaches - classics remodeled and refurbished to mint condition - and enjoy fine cuisine in five-star luxury as some of the most varied scenery imaginable unfolds beyond the windows.|
Recapture the romance and atmosphere of a by-gone era, when privileged travelers experienced the magic and mystery of Africa in a relaxed and elegant fashion.
|The trains - which may be hauled by steam, diesel or electric locomotives at various stages of the journey - carry a maximum of 72 passengers from any one of the destination points.|
These include the historic and newly rebuild Capital Park Station and locomotive yard, which is the heart and new headquarters of this superb private railway company.
A luxury suite
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In a series of journeys lasting from 48 hours to a fortnight, the Pride of Africa links some of Africa's greatest destinations from Cape Town at the tip of Africa to Dar Es Salaam in Tanzania, from the scenic splendors as diverse as the game reserves of Mpumalanga to the Victoria Falls, from the desert landscapes of Namibia and the stark beauty of the Karoo to the lush cane fields of KwaZulu-Natal.
ROVOS RAIL: Luxury Train Safaris
Accommodation and dining on board the trains are of the highest standard. Read about the remarkable history of locomotives and coaches.