Rovos Rail Packages and Pride of Africa Train Prices

South & Central Africa

Suppose you want to immerse yourself in one of the most incredible world-class travel experiences. In that case, Rovos rail journeys onboard the Pride of Africa train will take you through spectacular mountain ranges, the world-famous Kruger Park, and the incomparable Victoria Falls. If a journey on the most luxurious train in Africa is tugging at your heartstrings, check out our Rovos Rail packages for the height of luxury train travel and the best Pride of Africa train prices.

Rovos Rail Train Route Map

The map below shows all the routes and destinations these Rovos Rail rail tours cover through South and Central Africa offering travel opportunites like no other.


Rovos Rail Luxury Train Tours

Below are the rail tours we offer that use the Rovos Rail Luxury Train. Just click on any tour to open a PDF containing all you need to know about the trip.

● Please remember that booking as far ahead as you can in advance is essential for these trains ●

Rovos Rail Luxury train Gallery

A selection of photos below give a flavour of life on board the Rovos Rail Luxury Train.

The luxury train travel company

Contact Us About Rovos Rail Luxury Train Tours

We look forward to hearing from you and are happy to answer any questions you have – just email or call us or use the form below.

Tel: +44 (0)20 8191 0620

Enquire Here About Rovos Rail

Please provide as much information as possible so we can respond with the best answer and don't forget to press the submit button at the bottom. We reply to all enquiries within one working day.


About You

Your Name(Required)

How Can We Reach You?

We are here to help. How can we get in touch?
Your Email Address(Required)
DD slash MM slash YYYY
This doesn't have to be exact but many trips are seasonal.

How Can We Help?

Have a question for us? Ask away.

Which Rovos Rail Trips are you interested in?

Click as many as you like or if unsure just click that option.
Please Select

How Did You Hear About Us?

It is very useful for us to know how you came across us.
Please Select
This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

About The Rovos Rail Luxury Train

You can relive the romance and elegance of an era gone by when travelers experienced the wonders and magic of Africa in a casual and elegant way. Classic wood-panelled coaches combine modern technology with old-fashioned comfort.

Accommodation carriages, dining cars (+42 seats), a lounge vehicle (+26 seats), small gift shop and a smoking lounge (+-11) are all available on each train. Each train also has an observation car (+32 seats) with an open-air balcony. In keeping with the spirit of an older era, there is no television set or radio onboard.

All travellers are welcome – couples, singles and groups. There are two-seaters, four-seaters, and a single-seater dining car. Guests can eat together or separately in the cars. The observation and lounge cars with large picture windows, sofas, and booths make great places to mingle or just relax.

Many passengers love the formality of fine china, glassware, crisp line and silver and so dress accordingly. Evening attire is more formal, while smart casual is the norm for days onboard. Long journeys offer themed evenings, where guests can dress up or wear smart casual.

A team of enthusiastic chefs are responsible for ensuring that guests have everything they need. The emphasis is on fresh local ingredients, and traditional dishes are a speciality. The meals are served in one-person dining rooms and are accompanied by fine South African wines.

Travel Through South Africa, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Namibia, Congo, Botswana, and Tanzania With The Famous Rovos Rail Pride Of Africa Train

Passengers on Rovos Rail journeys begin their Rovos Rail tours when they depart the stunning colonial-style private Rovos Rail station at Capital Park in Pretoria. As the Rovos train traverses away from Pretoria and heads for the African bush, the Pride of Africa train tour passengers can unwind and relax in the lounge and observation cars or head for their deluxe suites as the train travels towards the first of many spectacular destinations on this Rovos Rail vacation.

As the Rovos Rail luxury train passes sleepily through the spectacular scenery, the pace of life slows down as Southern Africa comes to life. Rovos Rail holidays allow passengers to enjoy many of the finest South African destinations, including Zimbabwe, Zambia, Namibia, Congo, Botswana, and Tanzania. To learn more about Rovos Rail holiday packages and the cost of your dream Rovos Rail tickets, contact a team member at The Luxury Train Travel Company today!

View Our Immersive Rovos Rail Package Options Offering Some of The Best Pride of Africa Train Prices Around!

A Pride of Africa rail tour is a dream vacation for many, and if it’s your first time or you’re fortunate enough to have traveled on the Rovos train before, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Whether to visit Table Mountain National Park, do an early morning game drive, visit a diamond mine museum, or stop over at the Addo Elephant Park, a Pride of Africa train holiday can have it all.

If The Pride of Africa train holidays are on your bucket list, view our range of sensational Pride of Africa luxury train packages. We have curated what we believe to be the best Rovos Rail packages, along with some of the most competitive Rovos train prices. Check out the Rovos train tour with the perfect itinerary for you, secure your tickets for 2024 or beyond, and start packing your bags for an incredible luxury journey around South Africa.

Experience Safari, Diamond Mines, Waterfalls, Spectacular Wildlife, and Immersive Culture with Our Many Rovos Rail Package Options

Whether you choose a package that will see you take the Rovos Rail train from Pretoria to Cape Town on the wild Atlantic coast, Pretoria to Victoria Falls, or a Rovos Rail journey past the valley of a Thousand hills towards Durban, you can’t help but to be captivated and in awe of all you’ll see from the observation car on board this luxury train. Our Rovos Rail packages allow you to immerse yourself in the spectacular culture and participate in some incredible off-train excursions.

You can relax on the Pride of Africa Rovos Rail train in a royal suite and enjoy some fine South African wines as the train crosses Southern Africa. Rovos Rail trips allow ample opportunities for passengers to enjoy a game safari, visit the famous copper trail, take a sunset river cruise, take a bush walk, and stop by the site of one of the world’s notorious diamond rushes. Rovos train journeys open up countless unforgettable off-train experiences in South Africa and the Northern Cape.

Our Rovos Rail Luxury Train Tours Will Exceed Your Expectations in Every Way With Unimaginable Scenery and 5-Star Cuisine

Regardless of whether you are departing on your first Rovos train tour or a seasoned traveler onboard, the Pride of Africa Rovos Rail train never fails to charm its passengers. From the luxury of a royal suite with double or twin beds, the lounge, and observation cars to the dining cars, the luxury passengers are greeted by is truly special. You’ll have ample time to take in the spectacular scenery on the Rovos train between stops and excursions.

Dining onboard is also another one of those Rovos Rail specials in 2024 and beyond. The Pride of Africa train dining cars continue with elegant Victorian-style decor complemented by fresh crips linen and flawless service. The incredible chefs will prepare a fabulous array of dishes that include local delicacies and include game served with fresh seasonal ingredients that you can feast on with some fine South African wines.

The Pride of Africa Train Offers Iconic Pre-War Luxury Travel With Some Essential Modern Embellishments

For the vacationer looking for the highest level of luxury train travel luxury, current Rovos Rail prices provide the opportunity to revel in pre-war Victorian opulence with some modern-day conveniences to ensure total comfort. Enjoy Rovos train journeys from the lounge car or a royal suite that gives you half a carriage, twin or double beds, en suite bathroom, and all the creature comforts needed to make Rovos Rail holidays unsurpassable in quality and style.

One of the truly spectacular experiences onboard a Rovos train is being open to the elements on the observation car. It allows your senses to positively come to life with the sights and sounds of Southern Africa as you travel through the African bush. The price of the Rovos rail package you choose will vary depending on your route and off-train activities, but no other train journey provides the unique and luxurious experiences that are to be had from a Pride of Africa train ride.

Learn More About Pride of Africa Train Prices, Schedules, and Our Rovos Rail Specials for 2024

Check out the Rovos Rail schedule in 2024 and book your Rovos Rail tickets for that retirement treat, anniversary surprise, or simply to have a well-deserved holiday of a lifetime onboard one of the world’s most luxurious trains as it journeys through South Africa. Revel in the abundance that is on offer in Southern Africa, from the culture, wildlife, and world-class destinations, and you might be surprised by the Pride of Africa train cost.

The Luxury Train Travel Company has numerous Rovos Rail holiday packages for 2024. Departing from Pretoria with end destinations including Cape Town, Victoria Falls, Durban, Walvis Bay, or Rovos Rail journeys from Victoria Falls and Dar es Salaam to Lobito, you’ll be left amazed by the detailed itineraries available. See the Fish River Canyon, Hwange National Park, and Madikwe Game Reserve, or stay in the Victoria Falls Hotel after you check out with our Rovos Rail trips and Rovos Rail specials.

Interested In Our Rovos Rail Holidays And Embarking On A Pride Of Africa Luxury Train Journey?

If you’re interested in treating yourself to one of The Luxury Train Travel Company once in a lifetime Rovos Rail specials in 2024. Take a closer look at our carefully curated Rovos Rail luxury train holiday packages. You can begin to imagine yourself departing the magnificent Edwardian-styled Pretoria railway station in South Africa and heading out into the South African bush on the luxury adventure you’ve always dreamt of.

Our latest Rovos Rail holiday packages will give you opportunities that only these luxury South Africa train tours can offer. Take a golf safari and play rounds at Leopard Creek and Durban Country Club, take a guided walking tour or sunset cruise, or cross the spectacular 427-meter-long Kafue Railway Bridge. Pride of Africa train holidays offer a host of incredible experiences, and all you need to do is choose which Pride of Africa rail tour catches your imagination the most and book your tickets.


Pride of Africa Train and Rovos Rail Specials FAQs

Privately owned, Rovos Rail has been operating out of the city of Pretoria since 1989. The Pride of Africa luxury train travels several spectacular routes throughout South Africa and ventures into other African nations, including Zambia, Namibia, Tanzania, and Botswana.

Rovos train cost can vary significantly depending on which Rovos Rails tours package you wanted to book. The 4-day and 3-night Cape Town journey can cost around $1500 if you travel in a pullman suite, or you can 14 nights on The African Trilogy Pride of Africa train tour can be $13-14000 if you choose a deluxe suite. The price of the Rovos Rail package will depend on the number of destinations and length of The Pride of Africa train holiday.

When considering the cost of Rovos Rail package choices, almost everything you could want is covered in the cost of The Pride of Africa train ride ticket. You’ll see from the detailed itineraries exactly what is included from arrival to the end of a tour. If you wanted to visit a diamond town or a historic village, take a city tour, or maybe stay longer in The Victoria Falls Hotel at the end of your Rovos train tour, extra costs would be incurred.

Although the Blue Train and Rovos Rail offer passengers many of the same facilities, such as luxury lounges and a beautiful dining car, The Pride of Africa train holidays operate on more routes and give passengers a greater choice of destinations as well as having more opulent Royal suites.

It is best to book your Pride of Africa train holiday as far in advance as possible because a Pride of Africa rail tour has limited places onboard, and they are highly popular and sell quickly. The Pretoria and Cape Town journey is a 4-day and 3-night and has a relatively low Rovos rail cost, so if this is the package you choose, try to book several months in advance to ensure you get a ticket.

The Rovos Rail schedule in 2024 will include the Cape Town journey from Pretoria in April, May, June, July, August, and September and the return route in the same months. You can also book Rovos Rail tickets for Pretoria to Durban and Pretoria to Pretoria, passing via the Hluhluwe game drive and Ladysmith. We are also taking bookings for the Dar es Salaam Rovos Rail trips. These are just a few of the Rovos Rail tours that are operating year-round in 2024, and if you have a specific route you want to experience or a specific date when you need to travel, contact a team member at The Luxury Train Travel Company for detailed, up-to-date information regarding Rovos Rail train schedules and The Pride of Africa train cost.

explore the world of luxury trains

Explore The Luxury Train Travel Company

Explore Our Range of Luxury Rail Tours Across the Globe. Learn About The Different Luxury Trains We Can Offer. View Our Tours by Region & Destinations. View our train departure Calendar.