Join us for an extraordinary adventure featuring South Africa, a rail journey aboard the legendary Rovos Rail, a safari in Chobe National Park, and an excursion to Victoria Falls. 

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 Rovos Rail amid the African savanna  The thrill of being on safari  Elephant with calf on the savanna  Giraffes on the savanna  Lion in Ngorongoro Crater  Zebras at a watering hole  A panorama of Cape Town  The powerful and dramatic Victoria Falls  Observing wildlife from the rear of Rovos Rail  Spending time in the observation car  The observation car of Rovos Rail  Dining car, Rovos Rail

Treasures of South Africa, Zimbabwe and Botswana

Featuring Rovos Rail

16 days from $8,690

Join us for an extraordinary adventure featuring South Africa, a rail journey aboard the legendary Rovos Rail, a safari in Chobe National Park, and an excursion to Victoria Falls. 

or Call 855-330-1542

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WHAT OUR TRAVELERS SAY

I would highly recommend Smithsonian. They are a high quality tour organization. They organize the tour in a highly efficient manner. I would travel again with them.

- Victoria B.

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TRAIN

Rovos Rail

Rovos Rail is an exquisitely restored, luxurious train that truly captures the golden
age of rail travel. The highly trained staff is exceptionally gracious and provides exemplary service. Wood-paneled private sleeper compartments have been splendidly refurbished in period style with an eye for all the modern comforts, including air- conditioning and elegant en suite bathrooms, individual climate control, mini bar, sitting area, and wardrobe. The dining car offers a highly sophisticated, luxurious ambiance and serves fine cuisine, while the complimentary bar service includes some of South Africa’s finest wines. Large windows in the observation car ensure unobstructed views of the passing scenery. 

 Dining car, Rovos Rail  The observation car of Rovos Rail  Spending time in the observation car  Rovos Rail amid the African savanna