Slow Train Through Africa

 You may have enjoyed watching ‘Slow Train Through Africa with Griff Rhys-Jones’ on ITV.  The series featured Namibia, North Africa, Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe & South Africa. If you are tempted to follow in Griff’s tracks then there are plenty of options to let you achieve their dreams:

Rovos Rail

Along with The Blue Train , Rovos Rail is one of Africa’s premier luxury rail experiences.  Most of their schedule is based in South Africa, with the route between Pretoria and Cape Town being particularly popular, but they also travel to Durban, Victoria Falls, Namibia and Tanzania.


The Blue Train

The world famous Blue Train also offers elegance and luxury on its regular service between Pretoria and Cape Town as well as on a new route to Hoedspruit where passengers can access the Kruger National Park, offering the possibility of luxury rail combined with world-class safari.

Shongololo Express

Shongololo offers a more informal choice and features touring vehicles which travel on the back of the train allowing clients greater freedom to explore. Areas covered include South Africa, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Zambia & Tanzania.


Embarque Travel will be able to tailor make your precise travel requirements including the train journey, safaris, car hire and more.

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