Africa Luxury Rail Travel : Rovos Rail & Shongololo Express Train Journeys

When taking a train safari through southern Africa, enjoy the comfort of never having to pack and unpack or drive! Choose the level of luxury and type of train safari that suits you and enjoy a unique African safari. Take a luxury train safari on the magnificent Rovos Rail, famous for its South Africa routes, or explore southern Africa on the splendid Shongololo Express.


Rovos Rail Safari

Rovos Rail is one of South Africa's finest luxury trains, and offers you an unbeatable luxury train safari. Rovos Rail operates 2 classic trains of 20 superbly restored coaches, half of which date back to the 1920s.

These magnificent trains which take you on romantic African train safari, may be hauled by steam, diesel or electric locomotives at various stages of the luxury train safari.


They carry a maximum of 72 safari passengers in 36 luxurious suites.

Another luxury train for traversing southern Africa, the 13-coach, 42-berth Edwardian, is available year round for charter. Rovos Rail also offers conferences, product launches, sales incentives schemes and company functions.

Countries Traversed:


South Africa, Swaziland, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Namibia and Tanzania

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Shongololo Express Rail Safari

Shongololo Express provides a very special rail safari experience for its gusts. Songololo train safari tours traverse six countries in southern Africa. This train safari will take you to some of the most beautiful places in southern Africa. All the requirements you may need for a superb holiday are provided for you on this Shongololo rail safari. Travel comfortably and securely with Shongololo Express during the night and you awake each morning at a new and exciting destination. Shongololo also offers charters for special interest groups, conferences and incentives.

Countries traversed by Shongololo Express train safaris in southern Africa:
South Africa, Swaziland, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Mozambique


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Unforgettable luxury Africa train safari

Join an unforgettable African train safari. Explore various countries in southern Africa and encounter a range of interesting cities, white beaches, fascinating game parks, historical sights and scenic splendours such as:

  • The majestic Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe/Zambia
  • The safari capital Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
  • The awe-inspiring Namib Desert dunes landscape, Namibia
  • Amazing African wildlife destinations like Chobe National Park, Botswana
  • The bustling city of Maputo, Mozambique
  • The stark beauty of the Karoo semi desert region, South Africa
  • The historic battlefields of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • The scenic Panorama Route, South Africa
  • Spectacular game parks like Kruger National Park, South Africa
  • The magnificent Garden Route, South Africa
  • The wonderful sandy beaches of Durban and Cape Town, South Africa