A bygone era can be relived aboard a luxurious train journey, taking travellers through the spectacular African countryside in style. A variety of spectacular passages are on offer from voyages from both Cape Town & the Victoria Falls to Pretoria, the Kruger Park to Durban and along the famed Garden Route. The emphasis is on style, grandeur and service, ensuring an unforgettable experience. A great addition to any South African itinerary.
Take a trip on the Blue Train, a moving and spectacularly comfortable five-star hotel offering every modern element of style and comfort. Each suite has a specially-made bed and either an ensuite bath or shower room with gold fittings and marble tiles, with each compartment also having its own specially-designated butler!
Or take a journey with Rovos Rail, a more leisurely and bygone version of the Blue Train, which is wonderful for those with the time and budget. Renowned as one of the most luxurious trains in the world, Each of the 36 beautifully and meticulously renovated suites has a proud history which is evident in its traditional furnishings and period décor.
Trains operate all year round. Please contact us for schedules and itineraries.
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From the time you step into the pre-departure lounge, you know this is serious luxury with attention to every detail that will make your journey comfortable. Incorporate the train ride to go from one location to another.
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