How much does it cost to travel on Rovos Rail?

How much does it cost to travel on Rovos Rail?

Rovos Rail Prices start at $13 200 per person sharing in a Pullman gold suite. The South African Blue Train is a modern luxury train alternative that offers a weekly service to Cape Town and a seasonal return trip to Hoedspruit near Kruger National Park.

Which is better Rovos or Blue Train?

Rovos Rail offers more routes, some of which operate on a romantic vintage-style steam engine. The Blue Train has limited routes whereas Rovos rail also offers destinations that include the beautiful Namibian route to Swakopmund and Tanzania.

Is Rovos Rail the most luxurious train in the world?

Since its inaugural trip in 1989, Rovos Rail has earned the reputation of being ‘the most luxurious train in the world’. As the train meanders through Southern Africa’s most breathtaking scenery, guests relax amidst sophisticated five-star facilities, service and fine dining.

What is the most luxurious train in South Africa?

The Blue Train – Luxury Rail Travel in South Africa

  • Famous for its elegance and extravagance, the grandeur of the Rovos Rail epitomises luxury train travel at its finest.
  • Personal service and attention to detail is what makes The Blue Train another luxury, five-star “hotel-on-wheels”.

Is Rovos Rail still running?

Rovos Rail is closely monitoring the situation, which is evolving on a moment by moment basis. At this time we are still operating as per our schedules from 20 January 2021 onwards.

Does the Rovos Rail still exist?

Since its establishment in 1989, Rovos Rail has earned an international reputation for its truly world-class travel experiences. In a series of bespoke train journeys lasting from 48 hours to 15 days, Rovos Rail links some of the continent’s greatest destinations with a variety of off-train excursions.

Is there WiFi on Rovos Rail?

Internet is available at our lounge in Cape Town, Rovos Rail Station, Tau Game Lodge, Victoria Falls Hotel, Mokuti Lodge and most of the other Namibia Safari accommodation.

Who is the owner of the Blue Train?

As of 2009, the Blue Train is operated by Luxrail, a division of Transnet Freight Rail. Operations require two Blue Trains in operation: one operates in the northern direction and the other in the southern direction, allowing for daily departures from both ends of the route.

Does the Blue Train go to Durban?

The Train offers scheduled and charter services. The scheduled route is from Pretoria to Cape Town or vice versa and the charter routes are from either Pretoria to Durban or Pretoria to Hoedspruit.

Who owns the Blue Train in South Africa?

What is the most luxurious train in the world?

The Top 10 Most Luxurious Trains in the World

  • Pride of Africa.
  • Rocky Mountaineer, Canada.
  • Eastern & Oriental Express, South East Asia.
  • Venice Simplon Orient Express, Europe.
  • Royal Scotsman, Scotland.
  • Golden Eagle Trans-Siberian Express, Russia.
  • Maharajas’ Express, India.
  • Video.

How much is the pride of Africa?

11 day/10 nights Cape Town to Pretoria. After a game drive in the famous Kruger Park, guests head to Zululand for game viewing at Hluhluwe – the oldest reserve in Africa….Itineraries/Prices/Dates 2022/2023.

Royal Suite R210,000 per person
Deluxe Suite R158,000 pp
Pullman Suite R107,500 pp