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Blue Train Extension

Pretoria to Cape Town

Trip Code: AFTB4
4 Days
6 Meals
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Trip Inclusions

  • 2 nights aboard the luxurious Blue Train
  • 1 night in premium accommodation
  • 6 meals - 3 breakfasts, 1 lunches and 2 dinners
  • Delight in the exceptional service on board with access to a 24-hour Butler
  • Savour innovative cuisine and included beverages on board
  • Explore the Kimberley Open Mine museum and tour this historic site

Map & Itinerary

Trip Notes

  • Itinerary subject to change
  • Prices include all meals and beverages with the exception of French Champagne, and 24-hour Butler Service
  • A limited number of suites are configured as doubles
  • This extension package does not include the services of a Travelmarvel Tour Director or gratuities, and can only be purchased in conjunction with an escorted Travelmarvel South Africa tour
  • The Blue Train extension can be added to the start of most escorted South Africa tours
  • Prices are for rail only. Flights not included
Africa Map 2021 AFTB4
Pretoria to Cape Town

Arrive in Johannesburg, where you’ll be met and transferred to Pretoria.

Stay: Pretoria, Court Classique Hotel

This morning is at leisure before you will transferred to the Pretoria Train Station. Enjoy pre-departure snacks and drinks at the Station Lounge during registration, then board the luxury Blue Train. As the train starts its journey, sit down to enjoy an elegant dinner and settle in for a relaxing experience.

Stay: Two nights, The Blue Train

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

After breakfast, stop in Kimberley to visit the Open Diamond Mine Museum and take a tour of this historic site. Learn about the diamond-rush years and view a replica of the world’s largest diamond. See the Big Hole, the biggest hand-dug excavation on Earth, before wandering the Old Town where period buildings have been restored to their former glory. Return for lunch on board as the train travels onwards through some of the most breathtaking countryside to be found anywhere in the world, winding its way through mountain passes, valleys, vineyards and desert plains. On board, you may like to relax in your beautifully appointed suite, or perhaps unwind with a drink in the elegant lounge car before feasting on a sumptuous dinner.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

This morning the city of Cape Town will come into view, with its stunning Table Mountain backdrop. You’ll disembark the Blue Train mid-morning and be transferred to the Southern Sun Waterfront Hotel to start your Travelmarvel escorted tour.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Travelmarvel's program runs smoothly from go to whoa, with great guides, perfectly paced excursions.