***SPECIAL OFFER - 1 FREE NIGHT in a luxury hotel - see below for details***
More than just a train journey, the Blue Train is an all-inclusive luxury rail cruise which showcases some of country's most spectacular scenery. Its stylish interior and attentive service have made it one of the most famous and highly acclaimed rail experiences in the world. Modern conveniences include an air suspension for a comfortable night's sleep, GPS to allow guests to follow their journey on video displays and free WiFi throughout. There is a Club Car and lounge to enjoy drinks and afternoon tea with fellow travellers in, whilst sumptuous silver service meals are served in the dining car, complimented by award winning South African wines.
By day your elegant cabin acts as a private lounge, changing at night into a subtly lit ensuite bedroom with butler service. Choose from:
Deluxe - twin beds with shower or double with small bath, air conditioning, safe and television.
Luxury - larger cabin with full bath and enhanced entertainment system.
Cape Town to Pretoria
A memorable journey through some of South Africa's most stunning landscapes, from lush winelands and impressive mountain ranges to the stark scenery of the Great Karoo. The southbound route includes a fascinating off-train excursion to the Kimberly diamond mine and museum, whilst the northbound route visits the quaint Victorian village of Matjiesfontein.
Departs Cape Town on selected Wednesdays & Fridays or Pretoria on Mondays & Wednesdays.
Deluxe room from - £915
Luxury room from - £1099
***SPECIAL OFFER - 1 FREE NIGHT at a hotel in Cape Town or Pretoria. Can be taken either side of your rail journey. Includes station to hotel transfers. Valid for travel year-round***
Pretoria to Hoedspruit
Travel in luxury on the elegant Blue Train on its overnight journey from South Africa's grand capital city of Pretoria to Hoedspuit, the gateway to the famous Kruger National Park. Enjoy afternoon views from your luxury cabin as the train travels across the Highveld countryside dotted with farms and steeped in Anglo Boer War history, before it zig-zags down the mountain into the Lowveld and the country's fruit and forestry region around Nelspruit. The journey then tracks north to Hoedspruit where your journey finishes - ask your consultant to add a Kruger lodge to your holiday for an amazing safari experience.
Departs Pretoria on selected Fridays and Hoedspruit on selected Saturdays in March, July and August.
Deluxe room from - £555
Luxury room from - £645