Rovos Rail Luxury Train Travel – PRIDE OF AFRICA
One can find no better way to discover South Africa than on a luxurious train tour aboard the Rovos rail’s ‘’Pride of Africa’’. This magnificent train gives tourist the rare opportunity to recapture the adventure of the long-gone era with its wood-paneled coaches. Also the train offers the finest cuisine in first-class luxury. The Rovos Rail has gained a global standing for its first-class travel experiences. The train transports up to 72 guests in 36 delightfully decorated suites. The Pride of Africa connects a number of great destinations from Cape Town to Dar es Salaam to the Mpumalanga game reserves, Victoria Falls and the Karoo.
First of all South Africa is truly an incredible country. On your train journey you’ll go through the gold-rich grasslands, the desolate Karoo, the magnificent high mountains and charming winelands of the Cape. Also the train’s Journey end in Cape Town home of the famous Table Mountain, Lion’s Head and Devil’s Peak. Places of interest on the routes includes the Matjiesfontein a perfectly preserved Victorian styled Village and Kimberley which offers tourists a chance to benefit from a city wide tour. As well as a visit to the Big Hole which is the world’s largest man-made excavation and Diamond Mine Museum. Dishes are served in the Victorian age setting of the dining cars in a single sitting. Noon-time meal and evening meal are accompanied by an assortment of the finest South African wines.
Rovos comes with world class luxury suites and beautifully furnished wood paneling and period Edwardian features. There are three styles that guests can choose from with varying levels of luxury. Each Suite offers all modern luxuries and convenience with furnishings and facilities of the utmost standard. Each Suite features a writing area as well as a private safe. There is a small bar loaded with drinks of the passengers preference and round the clock room service. Relaxing in the affluence of the lounge cars gives tourist the chance to unwind and view the breathtaking surroundings, while the back of the Rovos Observation Car gives passengers the wonderful experience of staying outside while the train is in motion.
Rovos Rail Private Station at Capital Park
Guests on Rovos Rail have the benefit of arrival or departure at the Rovos private station at Capital Park, Pretoria. The charming colonial-style railway station functions as the new departure and arrival point of all Rovos train trips. The train station has an ever-expanding railway museum along with other features. With the inclusion of semaphore signals and a footbridge, it recreates the setting of a fully-fledged railway system. Also the design was with the intent that in the future the station would emerge as one of the leading working train museum globally.
Train tours cost per individual includes lodgings, foods and excursions in addition to alcoholic beverages while on the go. There are matching mini bars in every cabin loaded with the required drinks as requested by the guest. Taking a plane from Cape Town to Pretoria is just 2 hours but the romance of a train journey aboard ‘’the pride of Africa’’ would create lifelong memories as it affords tourist the opportunity to encounter impressive landscape and beasts that wander around the great wilderness.
Finally at SA-Rail, we sell luxury passenger train tickets in South Africa. Above all three of the best luxury trains in the country. The Blue Train, Rovos Rail and Premier Classe has been noteworthy known for their luxury train tours in South Africa for years.