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Blue Train: Pretoria to Cape Town

Duration
2 Days
Prices From:
US$ 1,248

Enjoy grace and elegance as you sit back and relax travelling through the panoramic countryside of South Africa. Start from either Cape Town of Pretoria and let the Blue Train work its spell.


A journey onboard The Blue Train allows those with limited time to see the best of South Africa, while enjoying the opulent luxury of this world renowned service. From Cape Town to Pretoria, the route links South Africa’s legislative capital with its administrative capital. Choose from either a Deluxe Suite with private toilet and shower or bath, or a Luxury Suite with full private bathroom. Meals are prepared fresh on board and matched with first class South African wines.


 

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Duration
2 Days
Prices From:
US$ 1,248

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Day 1

Blue Train Suite Class

7.30am Register and check-in at The Pretoria Station Lounge. Guests enjoy pre-departure drinks. Welcome snacks will be served on-board the train.

8.00am Boarding starts. Butlers usher guests to their suites. Suite orientation done by butlers.

8.30am The Blue Train departs from Pretoria Station

10.30am - 12.30pm First sitting for Brunch

12.30pm - 2.30pm Second sitting for Brunch 3.30pm High tea is served in the Lounge Car.

Off The Train Excursion (Weather & time-permitting)

5.10pm The Blue Train arrives at Kimberley Station. Guests disembark and assemble at the railway museum, from where they will be ushered to a bus, which transfers them to the Kimberley Open Mine Museum.

5.45pm Guests arrive at the Open Mine Museum for a tour of the mine. Guests are first taken to view interesting and historical sites. Guests are also taken onto an enclosed ramp on the edge of the Kimberly hole.

6.35pm Guests depart from the Open Mine Museum for Kimberley Station. At Kimberley Station guests are greeted with a glass of sherry. The sherry glass engraved with The Blue Train logo is a memento for guests to keep.

7.05pm The Blue Train departs Kimberley Station for the journey Southbound to Cape Town. After this exciting tour, guests are welcome to refresh themselves and enjoy pre-dinner drinks served at any one of our lounges.

7.30pm First sitting dinner

9.15pm Second sitting dinner

Dinner is an elegant affair and men are requested to wear a jacket and tie and ladies elegant evening wear.

Meal Plan Lunch and Dinner
Duration1 Night
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Blue Train

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    Blue Train



    The Blue Train has an aura of mystique about it. Kings and presidents have travelled on this magnificent moving five-star hotel. Its very name has become synonymous with the ultimate in luxury and personal service. As the ever-changing scenery flashes past the windows, guests can ...

    The Blue Train has an aura of mystique about it. Kings and presidents have travelled on this magnificent moving five-star hotel. Its very name has become synonymous with the ultimate in luxury and personal service.

    As the ever-changing scenery flashes past the windows, guests can savour exquisite meals freshly prepared on board by top chefs. Our meals are complemented by the best wines South Africa has to offer.

    The suites on The Blue Train live up to its reputation for magnificence and splendour. The finest bed linen, marble tiles and gold fittings in the bathrooms and sheer opulence all ensure that guests will never forget the time they spend on The Blue Train.

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Day 2

Arrive Cape Town

7.30am - 10.00am Breakfast is served on a first come first serve basis. Breakfast can also be served in-suite at the guests' request

12.00pm The Blue Train arrives at Cape Town Station.

Meal Plan Breakfast

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DEPARTURES:

2016 Dates

Pretoria to Cape Town

Selected Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays

Month

Day

Month

Day

January 6, 11, 18, 25 July 4, 11, 18, 25
February 1, 3, 8, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29 August 7, 14, 21, 28
March 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 28, 30 September 4, 11, 18, 25
April 4, 11, 18, 25, 27 October 2, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30
May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 November 1, 6, 13, 20, 22, 27
June 6, 13, 20, 27 December 4, 11, 13, 18

Cape Town to Pretoria

Selected Wednesdays & Fridays

Month

Day

Month

Day

January 8, 13, 20, 27 July 6, 13, 20, 27
February 3, 5, 10, 17, 19, 24, 26 August 3, 10, 12, 17, 24, 31
March 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 30 September 7, 14, 21, 28
April 1, 6, 13, 20, 27, 29 October 5, 12, 19, 26, 28
May 4, 11, 18, 25 November 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 December 7, 14, 19, 23

 

2017 Dates:

Pretoria to Cape Town

Selected Mondays & Wednesdays

Month

Day

Month

Day

January 4, 9, 16, 23, 30 July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
February 6,14, 20, 27 August 1, 8, 10, 15, 22, 29
March 6, 13, 20, 27 September 5, 12, 19, 26
April 3, 12, 17, 24 October 3, 10, 17, 24, 26, 31
May 3, 8, 15, 22, 29 November 7, 14, 21, 28
June 5, 12, 19, 26 December 5, 12, 16, 21

Cape Town to Pretoria

Selected Wednesdays & Fridays

Month

Day

Month

Day

January 6, 11, 18, 25 July 5, 12, 19, 26
February 1, 8, 16, 22 August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 September 6, 13, 20, 27
April 5, 14, 19, 26 October 4, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27
May 5, 10, 17, 24, 31 November 1, 3, 8, 15, 22, 24, 29 
June 7, 14, 21, 28 December 6, 13, 15, 20

PRICE INCLUDES:

  • 1 night aboard the Blue Train in your chosen cabin
  • All meals
  • High tea
  • Off the train excursions as per itinerary.

PRICE EXCLUDES:

  • Travel insurance
  • International and domestic airfare & airfare taxes
  • Visa fees if applicable
  • French champagne
  • Caviar
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Gratuities

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Prices are "from", per person, based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in low season. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates will apply, Limited seats/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability.  Rates for single or triple travellers are available on request – please inquire.

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