The Top 20 Most Scenic (And Affordable) Rail Journeys.
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East Africa – For a truly epic African rail adventure, luxury travellers board the Pride of Africa for a 15-day jaunt through South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Tanzania. The affordable version of this journey is less straightforward, involves navigating several less than user-friendly websites and factoring in some connecting buses or even taxis, in order to visit the must-see sights along the way. Nevertheless, budget travellers allowing for delays and schedule changes, planning ample time for stopovers en route and sticking to the usual common sense rules of travel, will be rewarded with the best of East Africa. Check out the train services in South Africa, Zimbabwe, Tanzania and Botswana. [Photo: Wikimedia Commons]