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The Perks of Luxury Rail Travel: What Sets Rail Safaris Apart

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Diane Du Plessis

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Author: Diane Du Plessis - 8 November 2023

Last Update: 2 May 2024

What is Luxury Rail Travel?

Luxury rail travel can be an incredible way to travel and experience all of the beauty that a safari has to offer! There are many amazing rail safari destinations, with everything from visits to private game reserves to breathtaking views.

 

On a luxury rail safari, you’ll enjoy breakfasts and make stops along many historical locations, taking tours and visiting legendary cultural and wildlife attractions. Many rail safaris are all-inclusive and have pre-planned itineraries, so all you have to do is sit back and enjoy the ride.

Read this article to find out more about the many elegant rail journeys you can take with Discover Africa! Learn about unique safari experiences and then get started booking your dream safari tour with us.

3 Amazing Rail Safaris

If you’re searching for unique safari experiences, rail journeys can offer an intriguing alternative to traditional driving or walking safaris! On an elegant rail journey, you’ll see Africa’s beautiful wildlife up close and personal, as well as enjoy luxury and comfort each step of the way along your travels.

Here are three amazing rail safaris that you can book with Discover Africa:

1. Classic Southern Africa Train Journey

This fourteen-day, all-inclusive elegant rail journey takes you across three different countries, including South Africa, Mozambique, and Zimbabwe. Catch views of African game at Kapama Game Reserve and see Victoria Falls, one of the seven wonders of the world! You’ll also visit Matobo National Park, the Great Zimbabwe Monument, and other mesmerising destinations.

2. Self-drive and Train Journey in South Africa

See South Africa up close and personal while you travel through locations like Cape Town and the Shamwari Private Game Reserve. You’ll take the Blue Train to the Kimberley Open Mine Museum and then along to Cape Town, enjoy delicious on-board meals during your trip.

This experience includes transfers and rail, select meals and drinks, lodge game activities and Cape Town Tours as listed in your itinerary.

3. Luxury Train Journey To Victoria Falls And Okavango Delta Safari

On this ten-day safari, you’ll begin at Johannesburg, then take the legendary Rovos Rail all the way to Victoria Falls. You’ll be served lunch and breakfast onboard, visiting three countries, including South Africa, Zimbabwe, and Botswana.

Transfers and rail are included, as are select meals and drinks and rail activities as listed in your itinerary. Hwange National Park and the amazing Victoria Falls Hotel are just a few of the wonderful destinations you’ll visit.

Elegant Rail Journeys with Discover Africa

Looking for elegant rail journeys? We offer transparent pricing and safari itineraries, and our friendly, experienced staff are committed to helping you craft the exact safari trip you desire. We specialise in creating authentic, tailor-made safaris that showcase all of the incredible beauty that the continent of Africa possesses.

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