Experience the golden era of travel on the beautifully restored and all inclusive Rovos Rail journey. Relax in the classically styled bar or open air observation lounge and watch as the South African landscape unfolds before you. Evening meals are an occasion with silver service and fine cuisine, accompanied by outstanding South African wines.
The sleeper coaches continue the traditional theme with beautiful wood panelled suites and modern conveniences such as private ensuite shower rooms. There is a mini bar stocked with your choice of beverages as well as a safe and 24 hour room service. Choose from three different suites:
Pullman - Sofa that converts into twin upper and lower berth or double bed.
Deluxe - Larger in size with lounge area and either twin or double beds.
Royal Suite - Half a carriage in size.
Double bed and larger bathroom with Victorian style bath.
Cape Town to
A three day, 1600km journey from Cape Town. Travel through spectacular mountain ranges and scenic winelands, through the barren beauty of the Great Karoo and the Highveld grasslands. Stops are made at the historic village of Matjiesfontein with its impressive museum, and Kimberley where you will enjoy a visit to the Diamond Mine and its visitor centre.
3 day Classic Rovos Rail - from £1115
Departs on selected Mondays and Saturdays or in reverse on Wednesdays and Fridays
A three day journey travelling through the beautiful scenery of Kwazulu Natal. Pass the imposing Drakensberg mountains before stopping for a game drive at the Nambiti Conservancy, a big 5 malaria-free reserve. Continue onto Ladysmith to disembark for a choice of either a game drive in Spionkop Reserve or a battlefield tour led by an expert guide. The final stop is at Ardmore Ceramics before travelling through the 'Valley of a Thousand Hills' to Durban and the Indian Ocean.
3 day Battlefields & Game - from £1115
Departs on selected Fridays or in reverse on Mondays except
May-Jul & Dec.
Pretoria to Victoria Falls
This four day adventure winds its way from Pretoria through the goldfields of the Witwatersrand and over the border into Botswana. Passing through the capital Gaborone, the train continues over the Tropic of Capricorn, before reaching the border with Zimbabwe. After border formalities, the journey meanders through scenic countryside towards Bulawayo, before continuing along one of the longest stretches of straight railway line in the world at 114km. A stop is made at Hwange National Park for a game drive to go in search of the Park's renowned wildlife, before journey's end at the magnificent Victoria Falls where there are many activities available.
4 day Southern Africa Adventure - was from £1459.
Departs on selected Thursdays or in reverse on Sundays. Depending on rail traffic, this journey may need to re-route.
|Cape Town to Pretoria||BLD||£1115||£1685||£2239|
|Pretoria to Durban||BLD||£1115||£1685||£2239|
|Pretoria to Victoria Falls||BLD||£1459||£2195||£2925|