If you do just one high-end rail trip in your life, make it this one. This 15-day private rail tour aboard Rovos Rail’s Pride of Africa stretches across South Africa and Botswana, touches Zimbabwe at Victoria Falls, and crosses Zambia to Tanzania.
One of the most scenic train journeys on Rovos Rail’s Pride of Africa, the South African Collage is a panoramic 2,100-mile, 10-day South African sojourn along the Western Cape’s famous Garden Route.
Begin on the Benguela line in Lobito, Angola, with walking tours in Huambo, Kuito, and Luena. Enjoy a city tour of Lumbumbashi (DRC), before venturing on to spend three nights at the remote South Luangwa National Park (Zambia). End your journey at the incomparable Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe).
Begin in the capital of Tanzania, Dar es Salaam, visit the famous Selous Reserve, stay two nights in the remote South Luangwa National Park (Zambia), and enjoy a city tour of Lubumbashi (DRC). Next, join the Benguela line in Angola, with walking tours in Luau, Luena and Kuito before arriving in Lobito. Note: This journey is also available in reverse.
The nine-day Namibia Safari is an unforgettable 1,500 mile (3,400 km) trek through one of the earth’s most interesting and alien landscapes, all aboard Rovos Rail’s Pride of Africa luxury train.
Our exclusive 11-day Blue Train Luxury Safari is one of our favorite journeys. We paired the Blue Train with five-star hotels and luxury Belmond Botswana safari camps. Our journey includes unique experiences, from the Blue Train itself, to beautiful Cape Town, to unique stays in the Botswana bush.
Rovos Rail has designed a delightful nine-day Golf Safari to entertain the most discerning player with optional excursions for non-playing guests at all venues.
Relax as the train travels northwest towards Sun City in the hills of Pilanesberg for a day at this renowned facility. In the foothills of the imposing Drakensberg Mountains, 18 holes await at the Champagne Sports Resort with a guided tour of the battlefields a further highlight for our non-golfers.
Next the golfers play at the Durban Country Club while non-playing guests enjoy a city tour followed by lunch at the club. Then on to Zululand for game-viewing in the Hluhluwe Reserve before the train heads towards Swaziland. Tee off at the Royal Swazi Golf Club or enjoy a morning game drive in Mkhaya Game Reserve, followed by a visit to Ngwenya Glass with lunch at Guava Galleries.
The train then travels west towards Nelspruit, where golfers play the challenging Leopard Creek course (subject to availability; cannot be guaranteed) or enjoy a game drive in the world-famous Kruger Park, followed by lunch at Buhala Lodge. Depart for Pretoria where this memorable journey ends.
Latest News: IRT’s Angela Walker and Rachel Hardy just returned from South Africa, where they were inspecting Rovos Rail’s Pride of Africa, among other luxury travel partners. Click here for part one of their report on the train, here for part two.
Inside Track: We dined with Rovos Rail’s Alicia Taljaard recently. Her favorite trip? It’s not what you might think. Click here.