Discover the world's most luxurious trains and re-live a bygone era, when the journey itself was the most significant part of the experience; rather than simply getting there. A journey where the passenger becomes a real traveller and is able to experience the much more gracious way of travel in a living re-creation of the golden age or rail.
THE TRAIN DE LUXE
A luxury train journey through Zimbabwe from Bulawayo to the Victoria Falls, reliving the golden age of the steam train through some of the continent's best game country. The railway was a central plank of a planned British colonisation of the entire African continent, by Cecil John Rhodes and the route is rich in historical traditions. Rhodes private carriage is still used.
Travel aboard Rovos Rail's "Pride Of Africa", for a wondrous journey through some of South Africa's most spectacular scenery. A luxurious adventure along the famous "Garden Route" from Cape Town, experience magnificent vistas of mountains and vineyards. Travel alongside the white crashing waves of the Indian Ocean to George, where the locomotive is changed to steam driven for the final breathtaking leg to Knysna.