Rovos Rail

​Rovos Rail has lovingly restored old carriages to their former glory offering  a range of suite offering a choice of size and sleeping arrangements but each being en-suite and beautifully appointed with its own fridge bar, safe, writing desk. There is 24 hour room service. Meals are taken in the ornate Restaurant Car where first class chefs create a wonderful dining experience complimented by South African wines. Whilst on board, all meals, drinks and wines (excluding champagne) are included and a jacket & tie is recommended for gentlemen at dinner. There is a Lounge Car with bar service and an Observation Car with a bar and open veranda. All tour shown below are based on Pullman Suites. Full details of itineraries available on request.

Sample itineraries -

Pretoria to Cape Town (and vice-versa): Up to 8 times per month, each way. Sightseeing calls are made at Kimberley and Matjiesfontein. Journey time: 2 nights.  Cost from £883 per person.

Pretoria to Victoria Falls (and vice-versa): Up to 3 times per month, each way. Routing is via Mafeking, Plumtree and Hwange National Park. Journey time: 3 nights.  Cost from £1,156 per person.

Pretoria/Battlefields/Durban (and vice versa): Up to 3 times per month, each way. Includes a safari in a private bush retreat and a guided tour of Spionkop. Journey time: 2 nights.  Cost from £883 per person.

Several extended tours can also be taken, such as -

Cape Town to Victoria Falls (and vice-versa):

This 7-day tour traverses South Africa and into southern Zimbabwe before culminating at Victoria Falls.  Cost from £2,201 per person including 1 nights accommodation in Pretoria.

Cape Town to Dar es Salaam (and vice versa):

3 times a year this 15-day journey travels through South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Tanzania including game-viewing, Victoria Falls and the Great Rift Valley.  Cost from £7,645 per person.

African Collage:

7 times a year these 9-day journeys offer guests the chance to explore some of the most scenic areas of South Africa including game viewing and, if desired, golf, travelling through either the Battlefields or Garden Route. Cost from £2,934 per person.

Namibia Safari - Pretoria to Namibia (and vice-versa)

4 times a year this evocative 9-day journey travels from Pretoria via Kimberley into Namibia taking in the spectacular sights including Fish River Canyon, the Kalahari Desert, the incredible sand dunes of Sossusvlei and Etosha National Park.  Cost from £2,934 per person.