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The Blue Train: Pretoria to Hoedspruit

Duration
2 Days
Prices From:
US$ 860

All aboard the luxurious Blue Train, which brings a touch of elegance to any South Africa vacation. Depart from Pretoria and explore the picturesque landscapes of Northern South Africa.


This overnight trip to Hoedspruit offers you a taste of 1920s splendor aboard the famous Blue Train, one of Africa’s most luxurious rail services. The Blue Train is an historic icon of South Africa, inspiring thousands of memories… and a handful of imitators over the years. None however have matched the Blue Train’s commitment to service, sophistication, and luxury. A night onboard marks the perfect end to an African safari, or just an elegant evening you’ll never forget.


 

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Duration
2 Days
Prices From:
US$ 860

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Day 1

Depart Pretoria

Register and check in at The Blue Train Lounge, Pretoria Station no later than 1:00 pm. Enjoy pre-departure snacks and drinks onboard. Boarding starts directly after check in and a butler will show you to your suite. The Blue Train departs from Pretoria station at 3:00pm. Enjoy leisure time before dinner. The first sitting for dinner is from 6:30 pm and the second sitting is from 8:30 pm.

NOTE: Remember, dinner is an elegant affair and men are requested to wear a jacket and tie and ladies elegant evening wear.

Enjoy post-dinner drinks, Cognacs and Cuban cigars in the Club car before retiring to bed.

Meal Plan Dinner
Duration1 Minute
Accommodation

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 in Hoedspruit

Breakfast is served in the dining car between 6:30am and 9:30am on a first come first serve basis. Breakfast can also be served in-suite at your request. At 10:00am The Blue Train will arrive at Hoedspruit Station, where a butler will usher you to the Blue Train Lounge for disembarkation.

Meal Plan Breakfast

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DEPARTURES:

2017: 17 Mar; 16 Jun; 7 Jul; 11 Aug.

PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Accommodation
  • All meals
  • Local drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic)

PRICE EXCLUDES:

  • Premium beverages
  • Caviar
  • External telephone calls
  • Travel insurance
  • Visas if required
  • Gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature
  • All international and domestic airfares and airfare taxes unless specified

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 may apply. Limited seat/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability. Rates for single or triple travellers are available on request - please enquire.

TB THOMPSOPRE18RA: BTPHD
14 Dec 2018
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