The Royal Livingstone Express is a luxurious steam train operating from Zambia to Zimbabwe. It offers both a Victoria Falls Bridge Run itinerary and a Classic Mulobezi Line Experience the romance and luxury of train travel with rich leather seats and beautiful crafted wood interior. Enjoy delicious South African wines served in crystal glassware and a sumptuous five course dining experience. This is an incredible experience not to be missed.
The Bridge Run – Dinner service
On this excursion a beautiful five course dinner service operates twice a week; Wednesday and Saturday. Pick up from your hotel is around 4:00 pm returning to the station at approx. 8:00 pm (summer months). On arrival you will be greeted with drinks and hor d’oeuves in air conditioned comfort and style. The Royal Livingstone train will pause on the Victoria Falls Bridge around sunset allowing time to take amazing photos overlooking the Zambezi River and thundering falls.
Enjoy a five course dinner in the luxurious dining cars. Chefs and meals are prepared by Sun International’s Royal Livingstone Hotel.
Departing from Bushtracks Railway, Livingstone in Zambia aboard a elegantly restored steam locomotive representing style of the yesteryear. Graceful giraffes, impala, antelopes and elephants are sighted while chugging through the Victoria Falls World Heritage Site and National Park. The train will usually pause for great photo opportunities. The Bridge Run service stops on the high Victoria Falls Bridge. Border formalities are carried out with time allowing incredible photos and time to explore the bridge.
The Mulabezi Run
This is an alternative itinerary route available any day of the week but subject to numbers – 30 or more guests. The beautifully restored steam locomotive travels the Mulobezi line through Livingstone onto the Mosi-oa-tunya National Park allowing time to sight numerous wildlife including hartebeest, bushbuck, impala, warthogs, baboons, monkeys, buffalo, elephant and possibly the white rhino. Your memorable and luxurious journey includes an all inclusive, internationally acclaimed five course dinner.
Take a journey back in time, experience the timeless elegance and grace of a bygone era whilst the picturesque Zambezi Valley provides the perfect ambient backdrop. The observation car and large sash windows allow panoramic scenic views while you are surrounded in luxury and class on the carefully restored vintage steam train.