A luxury train trip in Africa is a unique getaway experience that brings you some of the best sights of South Africa and beyond in an atmosphere of delectable luxury and opulence. Rovos Rail, also known as “the most luxurious train in the world”, offers a number of unforgettable journeys in South Africa, during which travellers can expect the extravagant elegance of rail travel on beautifully recrafted trains.
Decorated in handsome wood panelling with period Edwardian features, air-conditioned suites come in three varieties, each able to accommodate two people and offering the option of twin or spacious double beds. Spacious and elegant, Royal Suites take up half a carriage each with their own private lounge area and full bathroom with Victorian bath and separate shower. The Deluxe Suites include a lounge area and en-suite bathroom with shower, and the Pullman Suites – also with en-suite bathroom and shower – are equipped with a comfortable sofa-seat which can convert into double or twin beds for the evening.
On Rovos Rail it’s all fine china, crisp linen and gleaming silver in the luxury Victorian-style dining car. The menu includes local delicacies and fresh seasonal ingredients, with a selection of top South African wines.
Select Your Route
Choose one of several exciting routes varying in duration from 48 hours to nine days or more. 48-hour Routes between Pretoria and Cape Town give visitors a stunning flash-glimpse of the country, from the grasslands of the Highveld to the vast open spaces of the Great Karoo and the majestic mountains and winelands of the Cape.
The 9-day trip goes from Pretoria through a full range of game drive stops, the highest mountains in the Drakensberg, Elephant Parks, Ostrich farms and the scenic Garden Route on its way to Cape Town.
Mail our Getaway Consultants for information about all Rovos Rail’s trips and schedules, or call us on 0860 102 907 (local) or +27 21 797-7122 (international).