Rovos Rail and Cape Town
From R 18,990.00 package price per person sharing
01 September 2018 – Cape Town to Pretoria
07 September 2018 – Pretoria to Cape Town
(subject to availability at time of booking)
Begin a journey with Rovos Rail on the most luxurious train in the world and experience the extravagance of rail travel to Southern Africa’s most spectacular destinations.
Since its establishment in 1989, Rovos Rail has earned an international reputation for its truly world-class travel experiences. With discreet and friendly service, five-star cuisine and a selection of South Africa’s finest wines, Rovos Rail harks back to a simpler, more elegant era encompassing the timeless grace and high romance of African exploration. In a series of journeys lasting from 48 hours to 15 days, Rovos Rail links some of the subcontinent’s greatest destinations from Cape Town at its tip to Dar es Salaam in Tanzania, from scenic splendours as diverse as the game reserves of Mpumalanga to the Victoria Falls, from the desert landscapes in Namibia and the stark beauty of the Karoo to the lush cane fields of KwaZulu-Natal and the magnificent Garden Route along the Cape south coast. The trains – which may be hauled by diesel or electric locomotives – carry a maximum of 72 passengers in 36 superbly appointed suites and are also available for charter, while the Events Train caters for up to 250 guests and is suitable for daytime journeys. Rovos Rail has also established three elegant seaside retreats in Cape Town that overlook the trendy and vibrant fishing villages of Kalk Bay and St James. With views across the Indian Ocean, this prestigious little stretch along the coastline is an ideal location for a stress-free holiday
Trip Summary – 05 days / 04 nights
Meals and drinks specified as below
Excursions as below
A) The Alphen Boutique Hotel | CAPE TOWN – 2 nights
Including Accommodation, breakfast
B) Rovos Rail – 2 nights
Including Accommodation, all meals, selected drinks, 24-hour full room service and bar facilities; limited laundry service; guided excursions (where applicable); entrance fees as per itinerary and government tax.
Flight into Cape Town and flight out of O.R. Tambo
All items of a personal nature
Gratuities at your own discretion
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MORE ABOUT THIS TOUR
Resting at the confluence of the Indian and Atlantic oceans, sandwiched between the slopes of the iconic Table Mountain and the glistening sapphire waters of Table Bay, the exceptionally scenic city of Cape Town is in a class of its own. Some cities boast rich culture, vibrant nightlife, a cosmopolitan atmosphere and extraordinary architecture, while others boast breathtaking landscapes and extraordinary natural wonders. Cape Town is lucky enough to be blessed with all of these attractions and so much more. With its bustling harbor, world-class beaches, top-notch vineyards, and its mountainous surroundings brimming with diverse flora and fauna, Cape Town consistently captivates the hearts of all who visit.
The Alphen Boutique Hotel
Rovos Rail has earned an international reputation for its truly world-class travel experiences. Exceptional train safaris combine some of Africa’s most magnificent scenery with travel aboard an authentically refurbished Edwardian-style train, accommodating up to 72 guests in the most spacious train suites in the world, each with their own en-suite bathroom and subtle modern conveniences. The nine scheduled journeys begin or end at Rovos Rail Station, the headquarters and private station of this independent railway company, which is situated in Pretoria.
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