Five Star Rail Journeys on Rovos Rail
3 days from $1,455 per person
* Prices are in US dollars, based on double occupancy.
The Highlights of Five Star Rail Journeys on Rovos Rail
Recapture the romance of a bygone era as you step aboard your elegant wood-paneled coach and journey in five-star luxury through the heart of Africa. Choose from a variety of suites and itineraries – from the three-day Cape Town to Pretoria to the fourteen-day Cape Town to Dar es Salaam.
1. Rovos Rail
South Africa, Cape Town
Rovos Rail's unique rail safari combines some of the most magnificent scenery with the glamour and excitement of the golden age of rail travel. These beautifully restored trains can be drawn by steam, diesel or electric locomotives operating at various stages of the journey. Use of traditional furnishings and period decor, with exquisite craftsmanship evident in fine wood paneling has ensured that the atmosphere of elegance and grandeur is still maintained. The air conditioned suites are the epitome of luxury and offer every modern convenience and comfort. In the ensuite bathrooms original fittings combine with the modern technology of hot showers, hair dryers and shaver plugs. Rovos Rail harks back to a simpler, more elegant era with discreet and friendly service. Full breakfasts are served each morning with dishes made to order, while lunch and dinner are complemented by a selection of the finest South African wines. All meals are served in one sitting in the charming Victorian atmosphere of the dining cars. During the day, the dress is smart casual. Evening attire is more formal, with a jacket and tie required for the gentlemen and cocktail or evening dresses for the ladies. In maintaining the spirit of travel of a bygone era, there are no radios or television sets on board and the use of cellular telephones, laptops and essentially anything that has the ability to disturb other passengers is confined to the privacy of your suites is confined to the privacy of the suites.
Day 1. Cape Town / Pretoria or vice versa
Make your way to the rail station, where you will meet the Rovos Rail personnel and enjoy a champagne reception prior to boarding. An exciting journey on the famous “Pride of Africa” Rovos Rail train travels through remarkable and varied scenery. Recapture the romance and atmosphere of a bygone era as you step aboard the reconditioned wood-paneled coaches and enjoy fine cuisine in five-star luxury. (LD)
Day 2. Cape Town / Pretoria or vice versa
Life on the train is simple and elegant. Enjoy the view from the observation car or unique open-air balcony coach. Take tea in the lounge car and meals in the charming Victorian atmosphere of the dining cars, with dinner being a more formal affair. Off train excursions vary by journey. (BLD)
Day 3. Rovos Rail - Arrive at your final destination
Following a leisurely breakfast in the dining car, you will arrive at the station and connect with your onward services. (B)
Land Arrangements (Price per person)
**Surcharges Apply *Prices are starting from. *Single supplement available. *Surcharges apply during peak season holidays. Speak to our Safari Specialists for up-to-date pricing, seasonality and other journeys..
Air Arrangements (Internal Airfare)
No internal air is required for this itinerary.
Currently there are no add-ons for this tour