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    Rovos Rail offers more of South Africa. In a country as large as South Africa it would be easy miss out all below you. Rovos Rail is one of two luxury train services operating in South Africa that give the discerning traveller the opportunity to be a part of the landscape. The Blue Train and Rovos Rail have been involved with the South African tourism market for many years offering vast experience in the ultimate of journeys!

    Both Rovos Rail & the Blue Train train services have their homes in Pretoria at Capital Park Station. Rovos Rail offers two classically rebuilt luxury trains each carrying a maximum of 72 passengers. With spacious and luxurious suites, traditional furnishings and period decor, Rovos Rail guests are ensured of an atmosphere of elegance and grandeur.

    Additional to Rovos Rail, the Blue Train has accommodated royalty. A modern, moving 5 star hotel the Blue Train operates two trains. With 74 guests and 58 guests respectively, every modern convenience an observation car, and awards for service excellence - guests are well looked after.
    With the most popular routing between Pretoria and Cape Town, visitors have a unique and interesting way of seeing the South African landscape pass by. Most international flights arrive in Johannesburg or Cape Town, providing the perfect opportunity to make use of this wonderful journey.

    Rovos Rail offers routes to other parts of South Africa which include Durban and Sun City. There is also an annual Rovos Rail trip to Swakopmund in Namibia where you have the opportunity of traveling through some of the oldest desert in the world. And if you are looking to view that mighty natural phenomenon of Victoria Falls, a luxury Rovos Rail train journey from Pretoria is a unique way to get you there!

    Rovos Rail train journeys work well in combination with a Big 5 Safari in the Kruger Park, or a relaxed self-drive trip down the Garden Route. Best done at the beginning or end of your vacation to maximize your time and connect with your International flight into or out of the country. Travelling through isolated areas of South Africa, Rovos Rail & Blue Train journeys allow you to experience an exceptional country.

    Rovos Rail : Pretoria - Cape Town

    Rovos Rail
    This popular 48 hour journey between Pretoria and Cape Town or visa versa, happens weekly.  You get to enjoy 1,600km of South Africa's diverse landscape aboard the Pride of Africa.  From the Highveld you travel through the baron Great Karoo with stops in Kimberly and Matjiesfontein, and finally onto the majestic mountains and winelands of the Cape. A choice of a Royal Suite, Deluxe Suite or Pullman Suite takes you back to a bygone era and gets you to your destination in style! 

    Rovos Rail: Pretoria - Victoria Falls

    Rovos Rail
    This 1,600km adventure delivers you to one of the 7 Natural Wonders of the World - Victoria Falls.  Travel from Pretoria, westwards into Botswana and then North towards Mahalapye where you will cross the Tropic of Capricorn.  Once through dry Botswana you travel into Zimbabwe with the boarder crossing at Plumtree.  The train bypasses Bulawayo and Hwange National Park.  Sometimes animals from the Park can be spotted from the train.   You arrive at the magnificent Victoria Falls in the late afternoon of Day 3.

    Rovos Rail: Pretoria - Durban

    Rovos Rail
    A three day luxury train journey taking in the splendor of KwaZulu Natal.  From Pretoria you follow the route to Ladysmith, through Estcourt and onto the warm capital, Durban.  A private bush retreat in a Malaria Free area allows you to experience the Big 5.  A stay at Spionkop Lodge, situated on a expansive game farm, allows for exploration of the mountains, bush and battlefields.  A world-class historian makes you feel like you were really there!  And a visit to Ardmore Ceramic Art gives you a greater understanding of the Zulu culture.

    Blue Train: Pretoria - Cape Town

    Rovos Rail

    This modern luxury train takes an overnight route from Pretoria to Cape Town.  With Luxury Coaches and DeLuxe Coaches all the suites have been custom designed and built.  From arriving at the pre-departure lounge until you disembark in Cape Town or Pretoria, you enjoy a 5 star experience from all corners of the train.  A fine way to pass through some of South Africa's most magnificent country side.

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