Unique and luxurious, Rovos Rail promises world-class travel aboard Africa's most exclusive railway service. Established in 1989, Rovos promises an extraordinarily comfortable way to travel and is renowned for its incredibly attentive staff and elegant décor.
This is a restful and charming travel experience, with the inviting suites the perfect place to relax and drink in Africa's diverse and beautiful landscapes at your leisure. There are 3 accommodation options, from the well-appointed Royal and Deluxe Suites to the comfortable Pullman Suites. All include en suite bathrooms and elegant wood-paneled walls. Fresh from the kitchen and made by a team of chefs, meals are served in the refined ambiance of the dining cars, dinner is a formal affair and evening attire must match this. You can expect wonderful views from the observation cars and the lounge area is an ideal place to relax and meet other guests.
- 'Orient Express' style train
- Linking some of the Africa's greatest destinations
- A variety of off-train excursions
- Discreet and friendly service and top cuisine
At a glance
- 36 Suites
- All Ages
- Open All Year
- All Inclusive
"Dressing up for dinner is expected and it is a refined and sophisticated affair."
Take a journey through Rovos Rail to get a flavor of its unique style and character, designed to enchant every guest.
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- Bespoke itineraries
- Flights and transfers included
- Best rates guaranteed
HOW TO BOOK
At Mahlatini, we like to make things easy for you. Browse our website for inspiration or pick up the phone. Whether you’re full of ideas or unsure of where to start, we’re here to help. Serial safari-goer or first-time visitor, we’re ready to create your ultimate tailormade itinerary.
Call us or inquire online. Share your wish list and we’ll start planning your adventure.
Your dedicated travel expert will be in touch within 24 hours to start designing your bespoke African itinerary.
We won’t stop refining your plans until we get the perfect trip at the best price.
Receive your Mahlatini travel documents, pack your bags and set off on your trip of a lifetime!
We routinely go the extra mile to ensure that you're in good hands at every stage of your journey.
vacation to Rovos Rail
Excellent experience! From arriving at Cape Town station to the end of our journey at Meyerton station the hospitality was tremendous! The staff were truly engaged in their work and you could feel their passion to get it right for the passenger. Daphne the train manager made a point of speaking to …Read full review
Adventure Holiday to Rovos Rail
What more can I add other than WOW! Maybe next time an upgrade in accommodation would have been a preferred option to provide a little more room on a long journey but a truly wonderful experience.Read full review
Holiday to Rovos Rail
The train manager Gavin was a knowledgeable, friendly and capable individual who took difficulties in his stride. The food was 100% first class - better than anything experienced elsewhere. The ride was very bumpy through Zimbabwe but this was hardly the fault of Rovos Rail. Organising a trip to…Read full review
Adventure Holiday to Rovos Rail
Rohan Vos appreciates loyalty so much so we were upgraded to the Royal Suite which is somewhat larger than the deluxe with the added advantage of a bath as well as a shower.Everthing 6star from trips off the train to food on boardRead full review