Rovos Rail : Details

Inclusions

  • Includes travel and overnight twin share accommodation on-board the train. Twin or double beds
  • Three superb meals daily, all alcoholic and other beverages
  • Sightseeing excursions accompanied by a qualified tour guide (where applicable)
  • Entrance fees to places of interest
  • 24 hour full room service and bar facilities
  • Government Tax
  • Limited laundry service

Off Train Accommodation Inclusions

  • Accommodation
  • Meals taken at the game reserve, hotel or resort depending upon tour chosen

The following items are not included in off train accommodation

  • Off train beverages
  • Off train laundry
  • Telephone calls
  • Memorabilia purchases at game lodge or hotel

Electronic devices
In maintaining the spirit of travel of a bygone era, there are no radios or television sets on board. The use of mobile phones, laptops and essentially anything that has the ability to disturb other passengers is confined to the privacy of your suites.

Magazines, Maps and Games
There are board games, playing cards, a card table (dependent), books and magazines available for your use in the Lounge and Observation Cars while on board. In your suite is a map, itinerary and the Journeys magazine featuring articles of interest related to your route.


Accommodation Types

There are 3 grades of compartments and all include:

  • 24 hour steward service called by a bell.
  • Hairdryer and shaver point.
  • Fully air-conditioned
  • Windows that open

The Pullman Suites
The Pullman Suites (7 sq metres/76 sq feet) are equipped with a comfortable sofa-seat during the day with a conversion to double or twin beds for the evening, and also have an en-suite bathroom with shower. The wood-paneled rebuilt sleeper coaches, remodeled and refurbished to mint condition, offer every modern convenience and comfort. In the en-suite bathrooms, original fittings combine with the modern technology of hot showers, hair dryers and shaver plugs.


 

The Deluxe Suites
The Deluxe Suites (11 sq metres/118 sq feet) accommodate two passengers in either twin or double beds and have a lounge area and en-suite bathroom with shower. The wood-paneled rebuilt sleeper coaches, remodeled and refurbished to mint condition, offer every modern convenience and comfort.

 
 

The Royal Suites
The Royal Suites, each of which take up half a carriage, are spacious and elegant measuring 16 sq metres in size. Each has its own private lounge area and full bathroom with Victorian bath and separate shower. The epitome of luxury with handsome wood paneling and period Edwardian features, the air-conditioned suites accommodate two people offering the option of side-by-side twin or spacious double beds. In the en-suite bathrooms, original fittings combine with the modern technology of hot showers, hair dryers and shaver plug.

Extra Information

Delays do sometimes occur on tours arriving from Victoria Falls and these can result in a later arrival of the train in Pretoria than the 17h00 scheduled arrival time on day 3. For the comfort and convenience of your clients we urge you NOT to book your guests on flights out of Tambo International (JNB) airport on the same evening of arrival of the train in Pretoria. We recommend that your clients should overnight in Pretoria or Johannesburg before continuing with their onward travels. This will prevent the considerable inconvenience of missed flights and connections due to the late arrival of the train from Vic Falls.