Combine sophisticated travel with age old elegance and the chance to travel slowly through some spectacular landscapes by travelling on either The Blue Train or one of the services operated by Rovos Rail.
The Blue Train in South Africa travels between Pretoria and Cape Town, with stops at historically significant and intersting places on route. Comfortable accommodation, spectacular local food and award-winning regional wines will ensure that the journey passes smoothly.
Rovos Rail operate a selection of world-class routes that connect some of Southern Africa's most celebrated destinations; travel from Cape Town to Dar es Salaam in Tanzania, from the game reserves of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa to the mighty Victoria Falls, or journey from the deserts of Namibia to the wild spaces of the Klein Karoo or the iconic Garden Route, and all in breathtaking style.
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Follow in the tracks of kings and presidents with a trip aboard the stunning Blue Train, its 19th-century luxuries linking the beach-clad joys of Cape Town with an all-inclusive Big Five safari. Return from expert-led game drives in a private reserve to four poster beds and gourmet meals.
Let a trip aboard the luxurious Blue Train suffix driving dips into the Garden Route's rural beauty. You'll pair Cape Town’s urban delights with the postcard-perfect Winelands and a charming valley retreat, with direct access to the Cape Peninsula's penguins, whales and beaches.