Africa Luxury Rail Trips | Rovos Rail and 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 rail safari that suits you and enjoy a unique African safari.

Take a luxury train tour on the magnificent Rovos Rail, famous for traversing the South Africa routes in luxury and elegance, or explore Southern Africa on the comfortable Shongololo Express.

Rovos Rail train on a train safari

Rovos Rail Train Safari Routes

Rovos Rail is one of South Africa's finest and most luxurious trains. Trains travel through the heart of Africa combining magnificent scenery with the elegance and glamor of the golden age rail travel.

Train interior view

Rovos Rail Info

Since being established in 1989, Rovos Rail has earned a reputation for providing world class train journeys. Experience five-star cuisine and luxury aboard this elegant locomotive.



A train meandering through the mountain side.

Shongololo Train Safari Routes

Just like ocean cruises, guests comforts are attended to from the departure moment; accommodation, meals, recreation and sightseeing. Shongololo Trains traverse six countries in southern Africa.

Interior train dining area.

Shongololo Express Info

Shongololo Express provides a very special rail safari experience for its guests. Awake each morning to a fresh vista on Africa and the anticipation of new and exciting adventures.

Countries Traversed by Rovos Rail

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

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Countries Traversed by Shongololo Express

South Africa, Swaziland, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Mozambique


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Unforgettable luxury train safari in South Africa

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 splendors.

Africa Luxury Rail Trips | Rovos Rail and Shongololo Express Train Journeys
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