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The Blue Train

11 nights Price from £3,895 per person

In operation since 1946, The Blue Train combines the quality and service of a five star hotel, with wonderful opportunities to experience breathtaking scenery. The train has an observation car, beautifully decorated lounge and restaurant cars and luxurious suites that are arranged as a private lounge during the day and then converted into a bedroom at night – with double or twin beds, air-conditioning, televisions and bathrooms with showers. There are also some suites with bath tubs available at a supplement. The standard of cuisine is exceptional and all meals are included. The Blue Train runs on a regular basis between Pretoria and Cape Town as well as between Pretoria and Houdspruit (for Kruger National Park). The regular itinerary includes two nights on board – please call us for latest schedules and tailor-made quotations..



Day 1
British Airways overnight flight to Cape Town.

Day 2
VIP meet and greet and private transfer to Four Rosmead boutique hotel for four nights’ accommodation with breakfast.

Day 6
Private transfer from Cape Cadogan to the station for The Blue Train departure at 8:30am. Accommodation in a deluxe cabin inclusive of meals, drinks and activities. After brunch visit Matjiesfontein, maintained and restored in its tranquil Victorian-era Colonial style. A glass of locally produced sherry is enjoyed at the bar before returning to the train for high tea and dinner.

Day 7
After a leisurely breakfast on board, The Blue Train arrives in Pretoria shortly after midday when you will be driven by car to your hotel. One night’s accommodation with breakfast at the Court Classique in Pretoria.

Day 8
Private transfer from hotel to airport for SAA flight to Hoedspruit airport, followed by a private transfer to your lodge. Two nights’ accommodation at Motswari Private Game Reserve in the Timbavati nature reserve, including all meals and game drives.

Day 10
Private transfer by car to Hoedspruit airport for SAA flight to Johannesburg, followed by a BA overnight flight to London.



Make an Enquiry
11 night low season price from £3,895 per person.
11 night high season price from £4,995 per person.

To make an enquiry please speak to one of our experts on 020 7593 1899, or enquire online

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