Rovos Rail Safari

Experience the romance of luxury train travel, sip cocktails dine in style, watch the countryside roll by and let the train rock you to sleep Rovos Rail and the Blue Train are perfect if you want to be pampered in luxury accommodation with world-class service, African-inspired culinary delights and a relaxed atmosphere.

Blue train Safari

As time meandered from the 19th Century towards the dawn of the new era, a dream was born. A dream of harnessing steam technology to link Africa’s vast south to north, around the awe-inspiring mountain ranges that dot the continent, through the apparently arid desert landscapes, over untamed savannah grasslands teeming with wildlife. From the Cape all the way to Cairo... all of this on parallel lines of tempered steel.

Shongololo Express

When the indigenous people of the southern continent observed the first trains in Africa the lines of rolling stock passing on the distant horizons recalled the profile and sinuous movement of a creature, they called "Shongololo" - "the millipede". Since 1995 Shongololo Express has been offering one of the most interesting, unusual and value-packed ways to explore Africa

Train Safaris

A luxury train journey makes a different and exciting way to experience Southern Africa. There are different luxury trains to choose from – each passing through the most interesting tourist regions of Southern Africa.Think of it as an all inclusive luxury rail cruise with an opportunity to view Southern Africa’s spectacular landscapes and visit interesting tourist attractions along the way. <p align="center">Either just take a Train Safari, or include it as part of your Southern Africa Itinerary – <a href=""><strong>email us</strong></a> for more information and expert advice</p>

Why Book With us


Blue Train

The Blue Train is unique – it is not merely a train but combines the luxury of the world’s leading

Rovos Rail

Rovos Rail is all about luxurious travel and we believe it is the ultimate in romance and relaxation. Our Rovos Rail

Shongololo Express

With Shongololo Express, you travel comfortably and securely at night, while waking up to new scenery each morning. This means

Why Book With us

We’re largely born and bred Africans – we’ve experienced most of the very best and worst that Africa offers from apartheid to democracy and Mandela in South Africa, dark days in Zimbabwe and the return to positive growth in Zambia. Together with our English colleagues who’ve taught us a bit of perspective, we’ve formed a strong, knowledgeable team

Falcon Safaris was created with the vision of sharing the wonders of the African continent with those who are eager to explore some of the world’s most magnificent areas…areas that combine pristine, natural beauty, incredible wildlife, cultural diversity and remote, unspoiled and untamed wilderness.

african train safari


When taking a train safari through southern Africa, enjoy the comfort of never having to pack and unpack or drive! Choose the level of luxury and type of great train journeys that suit you and enjoy a unique African rail safari. Take an Africa luxury train travel journey on the magnificent Rovos Rail, famous for traversing South Africa train travel routes in luxury and elegance.

Join an unforgettable African train safari. Explore various countries in southern Africa and encounter a range of interesting cities, white beaches, fascinating game parks, historical sights and scenic splendors. Contact us for bookings and more info on these superb South Africa rail tours.With our travel experts on ‘the ground’ you can rest assured that you are in good hands.

At Train Safaris we take care of your Rovos Rail and Blue Train reservations. Our Southern Africa travel specialists have years of experience and are also at your service to share their product knowledge with the planning of your pre- and post train travel arrangements. By having one point of contact you are not only saving valuable time, but also money by benefiting from our travel industry rates. 

Why not view South Africa from a unique perspective? Climb aboard any of the luxury trains available in South Africa and prepare for an unforgettable African train safari.

South African Train safris


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This picturesque 550-kilometre 24-hour trip runs between Cape Town and George during the summer months and is rated one of the most beautiful in the world. From the Mother City…


Board The Blue Train in the Jacaranda City of Pretoria – the administrative capital of South Africa – and travel south through farmlands and along the ‘Golden Arc’; visible only…