South Africa - The Blue Train2 days & 1 nights, Spotlight Journey
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Kimberley & Cape Town
Day 1To Kimberley, South Africa
Begin your journey as you are accompanied from your hotel or the airport to board the Blue Train in Pretoria. The epitome of luxury rail travel since 1946, the Blue Train offers travelers a completely immersive experience, including elegant suites with private entertainment centers, personal butlers, and the finest cuisine. As you roll out of the station, you'll pass through the grasslands of the Highveld. Early this evening, arrive in Kimberley, home to some of the richest gold mines in the world. Disembark and explore the city, which is home to the Diamond Mine Museum and the world's largest man-made excavation, the Big Hole.The Blue Train - 1 Night (L, D)
Day 2Arrive Cape Town
This morning enjoy breakfast onboard. The train will travel through the beautiful Cape Winelands. On arrival in Cape Town, you are accompanied to your hotel or the airport.(B)
Please note: This journey can also be taken from Cape Town to Pretoria (visiting Matjiesfontein instead of Kimberley).