Five Star Luxury Train Travel Through Sunny Exciting Southern Africa
Old world charm with a huge dash of five star mod cons, elegance and glamour, luxury train travel Rovos Rail style has it all. For people looking for a holiday with a difference this is one trip they must not miss. With their own private station, Capitol Park and engineering works outside Pretoria, South Africa this family owned company has brought glamour and gracious style of a bygone era back to train travel.
Refurbished engines and coaches that were saved from oblivion over two decades form the trains than traverse South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, to Victoria Falls and Dar Es Salaam. There are wonderful travel packages that offer numerous components for a holiday that will enchant and be spoken of for years to come.
Besides the various exciting train trips on offer Rovos Rail offer companies and wedding parties a unique venue on wheels for their receptions. This rolling venue leaves from Capital Park Station and does a circular route around the outskirts of Pretoria before returning to the station complex. In gracious settings guests can enjoy fabulous food, good wine, melodious music, ever changing scenery and great company during this function with a difference. But for the ultimate travel experience one may want to take an overnight trip.
The ever changing panoramic scenery of Southern Africa filled with man-made and natural wonders can be viewed from the Observation Lounge at the rear of the train. This coach is the epitome of casual stylish comfort and has enlarged windows for viewing.
Dining on board as moon and stars watch overhead and the night scape flashes by is a gourmet experience. The world class chefs on board prepare local and international dishes of distinction which are served with the best that South African wines estates in South Africa can produce.
The refurbished dinning coaches have wood paneling and one could be forgiven for thinking they have climbed aboard Agatha Christie’s Orient Express. Soft candlelight, sliver cutlery, fine china and crystal glassware adorn tables covered in crisp white linen.
There are three choices of on board accommodation to choose from. The Royal Suites have en suite with Victorian bath and shower, Deluxe Suites and Pullman compartments offer en suite with showers. All of these have been decorated with fabrics and finishes of quality to rival any top class hotel. Twenty-four hour room service and every mod con a travelling passenger may require are on hand in all luxury train travel coaches.