South Africa, Africa
2 Days

Blue Train Northbound: Cape Town to Pretoria

Welcome to South Africa, Africa!

ROUTE: Cape Town, Pretoria



  • Overnight The Blue Train – luxury train
  • 45 minute off-the-train excursion at Matjiesfontein
AIRFARE: International Airfare Upon Request
ACCOMMODATIONS:  Hotels used (or similar)
  • Please inquire
  • Train: The Blue Train – Luxury Train
  • Train: The Blue Train – Luxury Train


Accommodations Per Person Sharing, including hotel taxes

Arrival & departure transfers where applicable

Local guides where applicable

Meals per itinerary

Park entrance fees and sightseeing fees where applicable

Applicable transportation

Not Included:

Airfare and air taxes

Cancellation, baggage, travel and medical insurance

Items of a personal nature such as baggage porterage, gratuities/tips, laundry, telephone calls, bottled water, etc.

Visa and visa fees

Optional sightseeing and activities

Meals, beverages and services not mentioned in itinerary

For additional information or reservations please complete QUOTE REQUEST form in side bar of this page or contact us directly to speak to one of our Destination Experts.

We can personalize this tour just for you! Call: 1 800 263 2995 / 416 391 0334 or complete form in: CUSTOM-CRAFTED tab on this page.

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Terms & Conditions


Day 1 Depart Cape Town

Upon arrival you will be warmly met by a representative, who will provide assistance and transfer to your accommodation to check-in.


  • 07:30 Register and check-in at The Blue Train Lounge, Cape Town Station.
    Guests enjoy pre-departure snacks and drinks. Butlers usher guests to their suites. Suite orientation done by
  • 08:30 The Blue Train departs from Cape Town Station
  • 10:30 – 12:30 First sitting for Brunch
  • 12:30 – 14:30 Second sitting for Brunch
  • 14:35 – 15:15 The Blue Train arrives at Matjiesfontein for a 45 minute off-the-train excursion.
    On arrival at Matjiesfontein guests are invited for a glass of sherry at the bar. The sherry glass engraved with
    The Blue Train logo is a memento for guests to keep. The Victoria buildings and original nineteenth century
    London lamp posts impart to the traveller, the uncanny sense of entering a colonial time warp – an oasis
    suspended in a different age.
  • 15:20 The Blue Train departs for its northbound journey to Pretoria.
  • 15:30 High tea is served in the Lounge Car.
  • 17:00 After an exciting interlude guests are free to refresh themselves and enjoy pre-dinner drinks at any one
    of our lounges.
  • 18:30 First sitting dinner
  • 20:30 Second sitting dinner
    Remember, dinner is an elegant affair and men are requested to wear a jacket and tie and ladies elegant
    evening wear.

Overnight: Train – (Brunch, D)


Day 2 Arrive Pretoria


  • 07:00 – 10:00 Breakfast is served on a first come first serve basis. Breakfast can also be served in-suite at the guests request.
  • 12:50 The Blue Train arrives at Pretoria Station. Butlers usher guests to The Blue Train Lounge – (B)

Meals as per itinerary: (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)

We can personalize this tour just for you! Call: 1 800 263 2995 / 416 391 0334 or complete form in: CUSTOM-CRAFTED tab on this page.

    Location Name: South Africa, Africa
    Area (SQ KM): 1,219,090
    Population: 53,675,563
    Capital: Pretoria (administrative), Cape Town (legislative), Bloemfontein (judicial)
    Language(s): IsiZulu, IsiXhosa, Afrikaans, Sepedi, English, Setswana, Sesotho, Xitsonga, other
    Religion: Zion Christian, Pentecostal/Charismatic, Catholic, Methodist, Dutch Reformed, Anglican, Christian, Islam
    Currency: South African rand - ZAR
    Time Zone: GMT (Greenwich Mean Time) +2 hours, Central Africa Time
    Electricity: 230 V
    Phone Country Code to Call (South Africa, Africa): 27

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