Rovos Rail New Route Launching July 2019!

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We all have been waiting for the Rovos rail new route launching! More with the Rovos rail’s first trip in the second quarter of 1989. The train has consistently sustained an excellent service. Also offering a unique and magnificent luxury experience all over Africa. The Rovos rail’s pride of Africa is counted among the best luxury train in the globe. Furthermore if you are fascinated by train journeys and the continent of Africa, Rovos rail might just be your best option.

Rovos Rail New Route

Firstly Rovos rail would be launching a Rovos rail new route In July 2019, an east-west voyage in Africa connecting the Atlantic and Indian Oceans. A thrilling 15-day voyage passing through 4 countries Tanzania, Zambia, DRC and ends in Angola. Furthermore this would be the first time a passenger train is traversing the east to west copper trail. Announcing a whole new route after close to three decade in business is fascinating. Also it provides a delightful challenge for the company which is currently offering 7 journeys to the delight of countless local and overseas tourists.

This first luxury trip is slated for 16 July 2019 starting from Dar es Salaam in Tanzania. Dar es Salaam is not new to the Rovos rail as it has been operating a Cape Town to Dar es Salaam tour since 1993. Providing numerous guests with a magnificent African safari and true adventure in absolute luxury and comfort.


The whole new journey would feature several interesting and breathtaking activities starting with a rich adventure at the Selous Game Reserve and the South Luangwa National Park while enjoying a great safari experience. In the DRC guest would have city tour of Lubumbashi and short walking tours. While in Angola you will have a rich encounter with Angola’s recent history. This safari tour is also available in reverse starting 2 August 2019 with departure from Lobito Angola.

Offerings & Luxury Experience

A great journey in three kinds of lodging are offered. A Royal suite which comes with a Victorian-styled ball-and-claw bath. A Deluxe suite and Pullman suite all having bathroom and toilets with shower and wash basin. Prices, start at USD$12 820 and vary according to the suite type. The price also includes foods, alcohol, and other drinks on board, the off-train adventure, and the safari including a two-night vacation in a game reserve. Laundry and the services of a Doctor and historian are on-board.

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You’ll surely be embarking on a typical wilderness adventure when you travel this new route. Tanzania is the largest country in East Africa. It is 22 times the size of Netherlands and lies on the Indian Ocean. Tanzania has a beautiful and diverse landscape with striking coasts, mountains and lakes. High plains and valleys as well as savannahs. In Zambia and the DRC you’ll discover incredible wildlife, waterfalls, exotic landscapes, forests, mountains, ocean coasts and lot of extraordinary features. Angola is a resource rich african country with abundant natural beauty, spectacular landscape, waterfalls, lakes and rivers. Wildlife and birds can be seen around the vast wilderness of this country. Come and experience luxury and comfort at it best with diverse landscape of these amazing routes aboard the most luxurious train in the world.

SA-Rail Luxury Train Tours 

At SA-Rail, we sell luxury passenger train tickets in South Africa. The Blue Train, Rovos Rail, Premier Classe and Shongololo Express has also been noteworthy known for their luxury train tours in South Africa for years.

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