Since its establishment in 1989, Rovos Rail has earned an international reputation for it’s truly world class travel experiences. Bespoke train safaris through the heart of Africa combine magnificent scenery with the glamour and excitement of the golden age of leisure travel. In a series of journeys lasting from 48 hours to 15 days, Rovos Rail links some of the subcontinent’s greatest destinations. The beautifully rebuilt trains carry a maximum of 72 passengers in 36 superbly appointed suites and are also available for charter, while the Events Train caters for up to 250 guests and is suitable for daytime journeys.
When visiting South Africa, link this rail experience with a five day Best of Cape Town tour or a four day Garden route trip. Our Kruger Park classic tour is also an experience to see and experience the camps in Kruger Park. A lodge experience in Mpumalanga or Limpopo in a private reserve can also be linked to enhance your one in a life time experience in Africa.
All available in reverse
2 nights/3 days 1600 km Pretoria-Cape Town
Rediscover the old pioneering trail of the Karoo
2 nights/3 days 800 km Pretoria-Durban
Venture into the heart of the South African bush veld
3 nights/4 days 1400 km Pretoria-Victoria Falls
See one of the natural wonders of the world
8 nights/9 days 2100 km Pretoria-Pretoria
A kaleidoscope of golf, game and scenic beauty
8 nights/9 days 3450 km Pretoria-Walvis Bay
Explore untamed deserts and the wild Atlantic
9 nights/10 days 3700 km Pretoria-Cape Town
A rich tapestry of landscape, game, history and culture
14 nights/15 days 5800 km Cape Town-Dar es Salaam
Embark on this epic voyage across Southern Africa
14 nights/15 days 4300 km Dar es Salaam-Lobito
A pioneering east-west African adventure
Discover our packages and journey combinations
Bespoke offerings for private and corporate train safaris
Each train has accommodation carriages, dining cars, a lounge car, smoking lounge and observation car with open-air balcony. Meals are served in one sitting only and are complemented by fine South African wines. For days on the train dress is smart casual while evening attire is more formal. In maintaining the spirit of a bygone era, there are no radios or television sets on board and the use of technology that has the ability to disturb other guests is confined to the privacy of suites.
Vintage carriages combine with modern luxuries in 3 suite types available in double or twin:
All have en-suites with shower, toilet, basin and bath (Royal only), tea facilities, safes, air conditioning, linen and amenities and are serviced daily. There is adequate storage and small cupboards with hangers and shelves.
So, book trough Catz for a complete bespoke trip and your adventure starts when your first email is received by us. We use well established accommodations and guide / ranger services throughout southern Africa for your convenience to create your itinerary.
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