Rovos Rail is officially the most luxurious rail journey in the world. Enjoy five star luxury when you hark back to the past, full of nostalgia and romance – step back in time and forget about what is happening in the world these days while you still remain in touch with mother earth; feeling and breathing in the country you are travelling in. Be pampered by exceptional staff, dine on gourmet meals prepared freshly on the train by experienced chefs, enjoy award winning wines, tours on a Rovos rail journey. Rovos Rail is prominent in South Africa with the most popular sector between Cape Town & Pretoria & Victoria Falls but also ventures into Botswana, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Zambia and Tanzania.
Enjoy a little slice of luxury aboard luxurious Victorian styled Rovos Rail train journey in Africa. A perfect experience to top off your African safari.
Be charmed and relax in luxury with likeminded discerning travellers aboard the famous Rovos rail train. Even short 2-3 day journeys can be arranged but booking early is recommended.
Rovos Rail allows you to experience Africa in style. Game drives and escorted excursions are certainly included in your journey and allow you time to explore the beautiful surrounds and attractions that Africa offers. Professional guides extend their wealth of knowledge of culture, history, politics, wildlife and more with the valued guests. Visit battlefields, look at unusual African ceramics, play golf at famous grounds like Champagne Sports Resort and Royal Swazi, shop for Nwenga Glass and art before enjoying a sundowner and exceptionally fine dining back at the charming Victorian dining car.
Once fully steam operated, Rovos Rail locomotive engines are currently run using efficient diesel or electric units. Steam is still used in and around the area of some of Rovos Rail Stations – which makes for fantastic photo opportunities!