BY Ben Ebuka, 10:00am February 27, 2023,

Popular luxury trains in Africa mostly used by high-net-worth individuals

Popular luxury trains in Africa mostly used by high-net-worth individuals
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Rovos Rail

Prominent for its elegance and luxury, the grandeur of the Rovos Rail stands out as the premier luxury train travel in Africa. Passengers aboard the vintage wood-paneled coaches enjoy a series of scheduled journeys lasting from 48 hours to 14 nights, covering some of Africa’s most beautiful destinations with varieties of off-train excursions. Guests view the varied and imaginable scenery through the windows while being served top cuisines and a variety of South Africa’s finest wines. The train paths offer the opportunity to rediscover the old trail of Cape Town in a scheduled three-night journey through the grasslands of the gold-rich Highveld, to the Great Karoo, through the spectacular mountain ranges, and captivating Winelands of the Cape.

The two-night scheduled journey between Pretoria and Durban during the summer offers game drives, battlefield tales with renowned historians, and a look at the unique African Ceramics. The three to four-night travels through different iconic routes and destinations arrive at the incomparable Victoria Falls in the Zambezi River. Its 60km-per-hour speed allows guests to watch the wildlife, and birds, take photographs, admire the landscapes, and even commune with nature. Rovo Rail is regarded as the most luxurious train in the world. Rovo Rail offers lasting memories through different safari routes of South Africa, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, and Namibia.

Last Edited by:Annie-Flora Mills Updated: February 27, 2023

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