Rovos Rail


The Rovos Rail

Book your Rovos Rail tour with Umzantsi Afrika Tours and you will qualify for complimentary shuttles from the airport to the station and return.

Step into a bygone era and experience a journey by train on the Rovos Rail, the most luxurious train in the world.

Climb aboard the reconditioned woodpanelled coaches and experience fine cuisine, luxurious cabins that make the Rovos Rail the pride of Africa.

Cape Town Journey

With a choice to travel either way, this 1,600km journey from the Highveld, through the great Karoo and the many majestic mountain ranges between it, right up to the scenic beauty of Cape Town, illustrates the astonishing beauty of South Africa. Along the route we visit the historic village of Matjiesfontein and its impressive museum located on the platform. We also make a stop in Kimberly to take a tour of the city, visit the Diamond Mine Museum and visit the Big Hole, the world’s largest man-made excavation.

Pullman Suites (1 Oct 2016–30 Sep 2017): R17 495
Deluxe Suites (1 Oct 2016–30 Sep 2017): R26 395
Royal Suites (1 Oct 2016–30 Sep 2017): R35 150

PRICE PER PERSON SHARING includes: accommodation, meals and excursions as well as all beverages, incl. alcohol, while on board.
Single supplement +50% on all suites

Dates

Oct 2017: 6,13,18,20,25,27
Nov 2017: 3,8,10,17,22,24
Dec 2017: 1,8,15,22,27,29
Jan 2018: 5,10,12,19,26
Feb 2018: 2,7,9,14,16,21,23
Mar 2018: 2,7,9,14,16,21,23,30
Apr 2018: 6,13,20,27
May 2018: 4,11,18,25
Jun 2018: 1,8,15,22,27,29
Jul 2018: 6,13,20,27
Aug 2018: 3,10,15,17,24,29,31
Sep 2018: 7,12,14,21,26,28

For more information about this tour or for bookings, please contact us for more.

Victoria Falls

Traveling from Pretoria we head north towards Zimbabwe, passing through Warmbaths and Nylstroom, as we head to Bulawayo. We travel along the longest stretch of straight railway (an impressive 114km) before we stop at the Hwange National Park, where animals can be spotted from the train and where a game drive is enjoyed. Out journey ends at the inimitable Victoria Falls on the might Zambezi River. Travellers can enjoy many of the activities that the area has to offer, which include cruises, game viewing and photo safaris, to name but a few.

Note that depending on the railway capacity for this tour, the journey could be routed through Botswana.

Pullman Suites (1 Oct 2016–30 Sep 2017): R22 895
Deluxe Suites (1 Oct 2016–30 Sep 2017): R34 395
Royal Suites (1 Oct 2016–30 Sep 2017): R45 860

PRICE PER PERSON SHARING includes: accommodation, meals and excursions as well as all beverages, incl. alcohol, while on board.
Single supplement +50% on all suites

Dates

Oct 2017: 5,12,19
Nov 2017: 2,9,16,30
Dec 2017: 21
Jan 2018: 4,11,18,25
Feb 2018: 1,8,15,22
Mar 2018: 1,8,15,22,29
Apr 2018: 5,12,19,26
May 2018: 3,10,17,24
Jun 2018: 7,21
Jul 2018: 5,12,19,26
Aug 2018: 2,9,16,23,30
Sep 2018: 6,13,20,27

For more information about this tour or for bookings, please contact us for more.

African Golf Collage

A panoramic journey from Pretoria to Cape Town, which includes a choice of golfing or non-golfing itineraries. Our sojourn includes game drives and game viewing opportunitues in the Kruger Park, Mkhaya in Swaziland, Spionkop Lodge, as well as the Addo Elephant Park in Port Elizabeth. We also take a detour to Durban for a city tour and swing by the ostrich farm in Oudtshoorn. After all this, we descend the Outeniqua Mountains to George, where we visit Knysna before we traverse the Garden Route to the winelands, ending our trek in Cape Town.

Pullman Suites (2017): R64 700
Deluxe Suites (2017): R97 000
Royal Suites (2017): R128 000

PRICE PER PERSON SHARING includes: accommodation, meals and excursions as well as all beverages, incl. alcohol, while on board. Golf activities incl. green fees, carts, halfway house and beverages.
Single supplement +50% on all suites

Dates

16-25 May
31 Oct-9 Nov

For more information about this tour or for bookings, please contact us for more.

Namibia Safari

This 9-day journey covers 3,400 kilometers, taking you through savannahs in the Highveld to the Atlantic in the west. From Pretoria, we stop and take in the atmosphere of the mining village in Kimberly. We then make our journey through the Northern Cape to the Fish River Canyon, the second largest canyon in the world. Our guests are then escorted across the Kalahari Desert to Namibia capital city for city tour of Windhoek. A short trek to Sossusvlei in the Namib Desert for a night in the Etosha National Park.

The final morning of our trip, we travel the Namib Desert to Swakopmund and Walvis Bay, making for an unforgettable end to a stunning journey.

Pullman Suites (2017): R58 250
Deluxe Suites (2017): R87 400
Royal Suites (2017): R115 400

PRICE PER PERSON SHARING includes: accommodation, meals and excursions as well as all beverages, incl. alcohol, while on board. Bottled water and a limited wine selection during lodge meals.
Single supplement +50% on all suites

Dates

5-13 Apr
26 Apr-4 May

 For more information about this tour or for bookings, please contact us for more.