Pretoria to Cape Town Journey

Overview

This overnight luxury train ride will be the journey of a lifetime, where you explore the vast landscapes of South Africa from a comfortable view. The luxury train will depart from Pretoria and will  take you to Cape Town. For a comprehensive experience, we recommend clubbing your journey with a Kruger National Park safari for a truly marvelous experience.

While on your journey, the train will stop at the town of Kimberly, which is known as the mining town. You can explore this historic town to get a glimpse into the cultural heritage passed down from the Historians.

2018 Departures

February

Start date End date
2018-02-14 2018-02-16
2018-02-16 2018-02-18
2018-02-21 2018-02-23
2018-02-23 2018-02-25

March

Start date End date
2018-03-02 2018-03-04
2018-03-07 2018-03-09
2018-03-09 2018-03-11
2018-03-14 2018-03-16
2018-03-16 2018-03-18
2018-03-21 2018-03-23
2018-03-23 2018-03-25
2018-03-30 2018-04-01

April

Start date End date
2018-04-06 2018-04-08
2018-04-13 2018-04-15
2018-04-20 2018-04-22
2018-04-27 2018-04-29

May

Start date End date
2018-05-04 2018-05-06
2018-05-11 2018-05-13
2018-05-18 2018-05-20
2018-05-25 2018-05-27

June

Start date End date
2018-06-01 2018-06-03
2018-06-08 2018-06-10
2018-06-15 2018-06-17
2018-06-22 2018-06-24
2018-06-27 2018-06-29
2018-06-29 2018-07-01

July

Start date End date
2018-07-06 2018-07-08
2018-07-13 2018-07-15
2018-07-20 2018-07-22
2018-07-27 2018-07-29

August

Start date End date
2018-08-03 2018-08-05
2018-08-10 2018-08-12
2018-08-15 2018-08-17
2018-08-17 2018-08-19
2018-08-24 2018-08-26
2018-08-29 2018-08-31
2018-08-31 2018-09-02

September

Start date End date
2018-09-07 2018-09-09
2018-09-12 2018-09-14
2018-09-14 2018-09-16
2018-09-21 2018-09-23
2018-09-26 2018-09-28
2018-09-28 2018-09-30

October

Start date End date
2018-10-03 2018-10-05
2018-10-05 2018-10-07
2018-10-10 2018-10-12
2018-10-12 2018-10-14
2018-10-17 2018-10-19
2018-10-19 2018-10-21
2018-10-24 2018-10-26
2018-10-26 2018-10-28
2018-10-31 2018-11-02

November

Start date End date
2018-11-02 2018-11-04
2018-11-07 2018-11-09
2018-11-09 2018-11-11
2018-11-14 2018-11-16
2018-11-16 2018-11-18
2018-11-21 2018-11-23
2018-11-23 2018-11-25
2018-11-28 2018-11-30
2018-11-30 2018-12-02

December

Start date End date
2018-12-05 2018-12-07
2018-12-07 2018-12-09
2018-12-12 2018-12-14
2018-12-14 2018-12-16
2018-12-19 2018-12-21
2018-12-21 2018-12-23
2018-12-26 2018-12-28
2018-12-28 2018-12-30

Itinerary Highlights

  • Enjoy timeless elegance aboard Rovos Rail
  • Indulge in pre-departure champagne & canapés
  • Watch the South Africa scenery as it goes by
  • Experience a tour of Kimberley & Matjiesfontein
  • Feast on a 3-course dinner in the formal dining car
  • Marvel at the jaw-dropping Kimberley Hole

More Information

Tour Duration

3 days

Start

Pretoria

End

Cape Town

Comfort Level

Luxury

Type of Accommodation

Accommodated

Destinations

South Africa    Cape Town

Accommodation
  • 2 nights at Rovos Rail

Day to day itinerary

Day 1

Boarding the Blue Train

Enjoy pre-departure drinks once you arrive at the Pretoria Train Station after which, the butler will take you to your luxury suite. Once the train departs, you will enjoy a savory brunch in the dining car and spend the rest of the afternoon relaxing aboard the luxury steam train.

Enjoy scenic views of the countryside and enjoy artistic landscapes that portray the beauty of South Africa. High Tea will be served at  mid-afternoon in the train’s luxurious dining car.

The train will briefly stop at the Kimberly station where you can escape into the mining town and get a rare opportunity to visit the Kimberly hole. After returning to the train, an elegant dinner will be served in the dining car, where men need to wear a jacket and tie, while women need to wear a formal dress.

 

Day 2

Reaching Cape Town

Start the day with a scrumptious breakfast, served on first come first serve basis in the dining car, or ask to serve it in your suite. Relax during the remaining journey, and you will reach the Mother City shortly around midday. The butler will assist you offloading your luggage and accompany you to the lounge.

Inclusions

  • Activities as specified in the itinerary
  • Limited laundry service while on board the train
  • 24-hour full room service while on board the train
  • Government tax
  • 2 nights on board the Rovos Rail on a fully inclusive basis

Exclusions

  • International flights
  • Airport taxes
  • All meals and drinks not specified
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature

Tour Rates

Dates Rates From
01 Oct 2018-30 Sep 2019 R20600

Our rates are per person sharing unless we note differently.

Please treat all pricing as a guide only:

  • All rates are subject to availability and may change without notice
  • Single supplements may apply

Request a quote or speak to one of our African Safari Experts for the best, most current rates available.