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Price Per Person

USD 2,471

Blue Train Classic Tour

Country: South Africa
City: Cape Town
Duration: 2 Day(s) - 1 Night(s)
Tour Category: Railway Tours
Departure Date: Thu 01 Jan '99

Package Itinerary

All the Grace, Elegance, and Romance of a 5-Star Luxury Train Journey

The Blue Train is synonymous with the finest, most gracious travel, evoking all the refinement and luxury of the Victorian era. This two-day journey from Cape Town to Pretoria traverses the scenic Cape Winelands and the stunning dry plains and mountains of the Klein and Groot Karoo to reach the grasslands of the Highveld. While the immense scenery of South Africa passes by, you will enjoy relaxing in your opulent suite or the elegant lounges, as well as dining in Silver Service tradition featuring the best of local cuisine and award-winning wines.

Day One

Board the Blue Train at Cape Town station. On departure, a leisurely brunch is served. Spend the rest of the morning at leisure enjoying the passing countryside. This afternoon the Blue Train arrives at Matjiesfontein for a 45-minute off-the-train excursion. Back on the train enjoy a lavish high tea and later take pleasure in pre-dinner drinks and an elegant dinner. Spend the night on board as the train travels toward Pretoria. [FB]

Day Two

Awaken to an extensive breakfast served in the dining car or in-suite at your request. Early afternoon the Blue train arrives at Pretoria train station and upon arrival, you will be escorted to the Blue Train lounge. [B]

Tour Departs:

Selected Mondays and Wednesdays (Subject to availability)

Tour Notes:

Subject to a minimum of 2 guests. This journey is available in reverse from Pretoria to Cape Town with an off-train excursion at Kimberley instead of Matjiesfontein

Tour Includes

1-night on-board The Blue Train on a FI basis

Tour Excludes

French Champagne, gratuities, activities other than specified, visa fees, travel insurance

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