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Blue Train: Cape Town to Pretoria

Duration
3 Days
Prices From:
US$ 1,422

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
3 Days
Prices From:
US$ 1,422

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Day 1

Blue Train Suite Class

14:30 Register and check-in at The Blue Train Lounge, Cape Town Station. Guests enjoy pre-departure snacks and drinks.

15:30 Boarding commences. Butlers usher guests to their suites. Suite orientation done by butlers. Boarding concludes at 15:45

16:30 The Blue Train departs from Cape Town Station (will depart earlier once all guests have checked-in)

16:30 High Tea is served in the Non-Smoking Lounge Car

19:30-21:00 First sitting for Dinner

21:15-23:00 Second sitting for Dinner

(Please Note: Dinner is an elegant affair. Gentlemen are requested to at least wear a
jacket / waistcoat). Guests enjoy post-dinner drinks, cognacs and Cuban cigars in the
Club Car before retiring to bed

Meal Plan Lunch and Dinner
Duration2 Nights
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

Kimberley Station

06:00-09:00 Breakfast is served on a first-come-first- served basis.

11:30-13:00 First sitting for Lunch

13:15-14:30 Second sitting for Lunch

OFF-THE-TRAIN EXCURSION
(Weather & time-permitting)

14:30 The Blue Train arrives at Kimberley Station.
Guests disembark and gather at the railway museum, from where they will be
ushered to a bus, which transfers them to the Kimberley Open Mine Museum.

15:00 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 Big Hole.

17:30 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.
After this exciting tour, guests are welcome to refresh themselves and enjoy aperitifs
before dinner.

18:30 The Blue Train departs Kimberley Station for the journey Northbound to Pretoria.

19:30-21:00 First sitting for Dinner

21:15-23:00 Second sitting for Dinner

(Please Note: Dinner is an elegant affair. Gentlemen are requested to at least wear a
jacket / waistcoat).Guests enjoy post-dinner drinks, cognacs and Cuban cigars in the
Club Car before retiring to bed

Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 3

Arrive at Pretoria

06:00-09:00 Breakfast is served on a first-come-first- served basis.

10:30 The Blue Train arrives at Pretoria Station

Butlers usher guests to the Arrival Lounge

Meal Plan Breakfast

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DEPARTURES:

2019 Dates:

Cape Town to Pretoria

Selected Wednesdays & Fridays

Month

Day

Month

Day

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

 

PRICE INCLUDES:

  • 1- 2 nights 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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