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Rovos Rail brings you luxury train travel throughout Africa. The Pride of Africa
is hailed as the most luxurious train in the world. Recapture the romance and atmosphere of a bygone era as you step aboard reconditioned wood-panelled coaches and enjoy fine cuisine in five-star luxury. From their headquarters in Pretoria, successful charters from one to 10 days have been undertaken with incentive groups, historical tours, private gatherings and bird shoots. There are many configurations combining either 42- or 72-bed train with other entertaining products and we are happy to prompt clients with these options and construct exciting and practical itineraries to suit the available time and budget. You might choose two nights on the Pride of Africa with two or three nights in the Victoria Falls or the Okavango Delta, Mfuwe in the Luangwa Valley or big 5 safaris in Hoedspruit. Other destinations include Swaziland to the east and the Madikwe Game Reserve to the west.
THE BLUE TRAIN
As time meandered from the 19th Century towards the dawn of the new era, a dream was born. A dream of harnessing steam technology to link Africa’s vast south to north, around the awe-inspiring mountain ranges that dot the continent, through the apparently arid desert landscapes, over untamed savannah grasslands teeming with wildlife. From the Cape all the way to Cairo... all of this on parallel lines of tempered steel. It is from this dream that The Blue Train was born. Cairo was never to be, but the dreamers persevered and The Blue Train now traverses South Africa and its breath-taking scenery in a manner that befits the mystique that has grown around it. Kings and presidents have indulged on this magnificent, moving five-star “hotel-on-wheels”. From love-struck honeymooners, to adulated celebrities. And even ordinary folk who romanticise about a life of spectacular luxury, a life that has seemed tantalisingly out of reach. Until now...