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Destination: African Expedition by Private Train

African Expedition by Private Train

August 5 – August 18, 2025

Explore the diverse sights of four African countries during this private train expedition—an exclusive journey guiding you through historically notable cities, inspiring scenery, and legendary national parks. Uncover a tapestry of cultural wonders, untamed dynamic landscapes, and thrilling wildlife encounters throughout this soul-stirring expedition.

Tour map for African Expedition by Private Train


– Journey through stunning landscapes aboard a private train—your haven on the rails featuring well-appointed sleeping compartments, fine dining and inviting social spaces.

– Visit notable landmarks including the Nelson Mandela Statue, Casa de Ferro, Cecil Rhodes' Grave and the ruins of Great Zimbabwe.

– Participate in riveting game drives through reserves and national parks alongside knowledgeable guides with opportunities to observe the Big Five (rhino, leopard, elephant, Cape buffalo and lion).

– Experience the thundering beauty of Victoria Falls where a spectrum of dancing colors create mesmerizing photo opportunities.

– Explore the Zambezi River by boat—a unique chance to see elephants and hippos up close.

What's Included

  • 9 nights aboard the private train plus 4 nights deluxe hotel/lodge accommodations
  • 13 breakfasts, 7 lunches and 11 dinners including a special farewell dinner
  • All excursions described in the itinerary including admission and park fees
  • Expert naturalist guides throughout including an Orbridge Travel Director Team
  • Access to onboard physician
  • Transfer and excursion transportation aboard air conditioned buses
  • Gratuities for Orbridge Travel Directors, onboard guides, drivers, porters, attendants and wait staff for included meals
  • Airport transfers for guests arriving and departing during the suggested times