South Africa - Rovos Rail3 days & 2 nights, Spotlight Journey
Custom Adventures with Cox & Kings Spotlight Journeys
From the cultural capitals of Europe and the historic Middle East to the islands of the Indian Ocean and the forests of the great Amazon, explore the highlights of the world at your own pace with Cox & Kings Spotlight Journeys. Designed by our Destination Experts, these single-destination short itineraries make it easy to extend your Private Journey with a few extra nights in a world-class destination. Alternatively, you can combine several Spotlight Journeys to create a unique adventure that's perfect for you.
Pretoria, Kimberley & Cape Town
Day 1To Pretoria, South Africa
You are accompanied from Johannesburg to Pretoria to board your lavishly refurbished Edwardian-style train and check in to your luxurious cabin with en suite facilities. Then sit back and relax as you embark on a 1,000-mile journey through the grasslands of the gold-rich Highveld and the stark landscapes of the Great Karoo to the craggy mountain ranges and fertile winelands of the Cape.Rovos Rail - 2 Nights (D)
Day 2To Kimberley
After a leisurely evening on the train, arrive in Kimberley in the morning. Disembark and explore the city with your expert guide. Then, delve into the history of gold mining in the area with a visit to the Diamond Mine Museum and the world's largest man-made excavation, the Big Hole.Rovos Rail (B, L, D)
Day 3Arrive Cape Town
This morning, enjoy a guided visit to historic village of Matjiesfontein. This authentic perfectly preserved Victorian village, which was founded as a refreshment stop in 1890, also boasts an impressive museum of vintage automobiles, bicycles and locomotives. Back on board, savor lunch as you pass through the winelands on your way to Cape Town. On arrival, you are escorted to your hotel or the airport.(B, L)
Please note: This journey can also be taken from Cape Town to Pretoria.