The Rovos Rail Company in Cape Town, South Africa is the proud owner of the most luxurious trains in the world where style and quality ooze from every part of these superb Classic and Edwardian trains. The general make-up of the train is as follows; Locomotive, generator car, staff car, guest sleepers (internet access and mobile phone use are limited to this area), a non-smoking lounge car (26 guests), two non-smoking 42-seat dining cars (if required, plenty of space for the maximum of 72 guests carried), kitchen car, guest sleepers, smoking lounge and Observation Car (32 guests) at the tail.

Meals are served in one sitting only in the charming Victorian atmosphere of the dining cars and are complemented by a selection of fine South African wines. During the day on the train the dress code is smart casual. Evening attire is more formal – for the gentlemen a jacket and tie is a minimum requirement while for ladies cocktail/evening dresses or suits are recommended.

There are a variety of journeys that can easily be booked that will enable you to relax and soak up the elegance and style of these trains while traveling through a variety of beautiful African scenery.

To find out the best time to visit South Africa and to speak to someone that knows the area please call Andrew our African luxury holiday specialist: 01923 289 100