Rovos Rail Cape Town to Pretoria Luxury Train Journey

Experience the elegance of rail travel on one of the most luxurious trains in the world. Rovos Rail's unique 3-night safari between Pretoria and Cape Town combines some of the most dramatic scenery in Africa with the glamour & excitement of the golden age of rail.
DURATION

3 Nights

PRICING FROM

₤ 1,498 (PPS)

Overview

Experience the elegance of rail travel on one of the most luxurious trains in the world. the Rovos Rail Cape Town to Pretoria luxury train offers a unique 4-day safari through the heart of South Africa. Travel the grasslands of the gold-rich Highveld to the haunting barrenness of the Great Karoo. Trundle through the spectacular mountain ranges and the scenic Winelands of the Cape.

This journey combines some of the most dramatic scenery in Africa with the glamour and excitement of the golden age of rail. Rovos Rail combines the opulence of pre-war travel with subtle modern innovations. For example you will dress up for dinner. For gentlemen, a jacket and tie are a minimum requirement. And for the ladies cocktail/evening dresses or suits will complete the feel of a ‘once in a lifetime experience’.

The Rovos Rail Cape Town to Pretoria Train

The Observation car allows you to watch the unfolding scenery of the great interior of South Africa from a fascinating perspective. Whilst the comfortable non-smoking lounge cars lies in the middle of the trains usually ahead of the dining cars. Deep sofas and wing-back chairs offer a comfortable space where you can read or nod off for an afternoon snooze. As with all the service cars the lounges are air-conditioned. And you can open the windows to allow in the sights, sounds, and scents of Africa.

Your accommodation is in air-conditioned suites with exquisite wood panelling and period Edwardian features. All the suites are equipped with a writing desk, a personal safe, and a bar fridge filled with the drinks of your choice. 24-hour room service is available. The bathrooms combine original fittings with the modern technology of hot showers, hairdryers, and shaver plugs.

Additional Safari Arrangements

This 3-night Cape to Pretoria itinerary offers just the right mix of relaxation (especially if it's in the middle of a busy itinerary) and exploration. Plus you can combine the Rovos Rail Journey with a few nights in Botswana, Victoria Falls, or a great safari in South Africa.

Set departure dates for the Rovos Rail Cape Town to Pretoria

Contact us for the departure dates. There are usually between 2-3 departures each month in both directions. Note that the single supplement is 50% on the per person sharing prices below.

Please note: The railway line in and out of the Pretoria Station is currently under maintenance.  So we make need to make alternative arrangements to disembark/start at Kookrus Station instead, which is ±100km south of Pretoria. This will only affect some departures and we will advise you nearer the time.

Why don't you contact us for some tailor-made ideas!

Rovos Rail Cape Town to Pretoria Luxury Train Journey at a glance

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PRICE FROM ₤ 1,498 (PPS)

Natasha Jantjies

Africa Travel Specialist

Hi I'm Natasha, I'm here to help you plan your ideal holiday experience

An idea of price

All our itineraries are merely samples of what we can arrange. Virtually every trip is tailor-made for you. The exact price of our sample itineraries depends on the time of year and accommodation used. This is merely a guideline.

It excludes regional flights to the start and end of the itinerary (as these may vary depending on where you fly into Africa). But it includes an estimate of any flights WITHIN the itinerary. Contact us for a quote including any regional flights needed.

Pared Back
if you need to save
Average Of
₤ 1,498
/PPS
This price is based on a Pullman Suite
This Itinerary
as outlined above
Average Of
₤ 2,158
/PPS
This price is based on a Deluxe Suite
Red Carpet
all the bells & whistles
Average Of
₤ 2,875
/PPS
This price is based on a Royal Suite
Pared Back
if you need to save
Average Of
₤ 1,628
/PPS
This price is based on a Pullman Suite
This Itinerary
as outlined above
Average Of
₤ 2,345
/PPS
This price is based on a Deluxe Suite
Red Carpet
all the bells & whistles
Average Of
₤ 3,126
/PPS
This price is based on a Royal Suite

Includes:

Accommodation; all meals; all beverages; room service; limited laundry; excursions with a qualified guide (where applicable); entrance fees as per itinerary; government tax.

Excludes:

International sparkling wine; gratuities; personal expenses; visas; travel insurance; pre- and post-tour transfers, accommodation and flights; items of a personal nature.