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Overview

You’re destined to fall in love with the mix of wild beauty and heritage-rich towns and cities as you journey from Pretoria to Cape Town on this deluxe three-day rail tour.

Pretoria is one of South Africa’s most graceful cities. And it’s a perfect departure point for this 1,600-kilometre journey which illustrates a world in one country – combining the appeal of city life, with majestic mountains and outstanding winelands.

By day, you’ll relax as the elegantly refurbished Edwardian-style train transports you through some of South Africa’s most captivating scenery, with stop-offs in historically interesting towns. As daylight fades, you’ll return to your spacious suite to freshen up and prepare for an evening of fine dining and exceptional wine.

Your leisurely tour will take you through the windswept grassland of the Highveld to the dusty landscape and big skies of the Great Karoo, as well as the lush Cape Winelands. On approach to South Africa’s vibrant Mother City, you’ll admire the iconic trio of Table Mountain, Devils' Peak and Lion's Head.

Day 1

Pretoria

This afternoon you’ll depart from Rovos Rail Station in Pretoria and travel towards Kimberley.

Rovos Rail – Deluxe Suite / Pullman Suite / Royal Suite (Dinner included)

 

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Day 2

Kimberley – Diamond Mine Museum & the Big Hole

This morning you’ll arrive in Kimberley. Here, you can take a city tour/tram ride, before visiting the Diamond Mine Museum and the Big Hole – the world's largest man-made excavation.

After a few hours to explore, you’ll depart from Modder River Station near Kimberley and travel across the Karoo – via De Aar and Beaufort West – for Matjiesfontein.

Rovos Rail – Deluxe Suite / Pullman Suite / Royal Suite (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included)

 

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Day 3

Matjiesfontein – Cape Town – Depart

your final morning, you’ll visit quaint and historic Matjiesfontein – an authentic, perfectly preserved Victorian village – which was founded as a refreshment stop in 1890. The village also boasts an impressive museum right on the station platform.

After exploring Matjiesfontein you’ll depart and head via the Hex River Valley to Cape Town via Touws River, De Doorns and Worcester. You’ll arrive in the captivating city in the early evening.

(Breakfast and Lunch included)

 

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  • What's Included

Includes accommodation as specified - subject to availability

Included
  • 2 nights’ deluxe accommodation, as specified
  • All meals – breakfast, lunch and dinner – as specified in itinerary
  • All alcoholic and other beverages
  • Room service, 24 hours a day
  • Excursions accompanied by a qualified tour guide (where applicable) and government tax
Not included
  • Any excursions, tours, and parks specified as ‘optional’ in the itinerary
  • Items of a personal nature and tips
  • Gratuities and tips
  • Flights

What's Included

Includes accommodation as specified - subject to availability

Included
  • 2 nights’ deluxe accommodation, as specified
  • All meals – breakfast, lunch and dinner – as specified in itinerary
  • All alcoholic and other beverages
  • Room service, 24 hours a day
  • Excursions accompanied by a qualified tour guide (where applicable) and government tax
Not included
  • Any excursions, tours, and parks specified as ‘optional’ in the itinerary
  • Items of a personal nature and tips
  • Gratuities and tips
  • Flights
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