Visit Cape Town and experience all this beautiful city has to offer. Then take a step back in time as you travel with Rovos Rail and finally spend 2 nights in the world renowned Kruger National Park tracking the Big Five.
On arrival at Cape Town airport you are met in the arrivals hall by your private guide and transferred to your hotel. At the hotel, your guide will give you a briefing on the next day’s activities. The rest of the day is at leisure for you to rest and relax after a long flight.
After breakfast your guide meets you in the hotel lobby and you depart for a full day Cape Point tour.
Cape Point Day Tour – Includes all entry fees
Cape Point and the Cape of Good Hope are often referred to as the meeting place of two mighty oceans, the Atlantic and the Indian Ocean. Located at the southern tip of the Cape Peninsula, this Cape Point Tour is the ultimate in covering the most scenic parts easily, conveniently and safely. Join us for a unique and memorable day to see Cape Town’s very best! You may just fall in love with the Cape whilst you explore. This tour offers a scenic drive along the iconic Chapman’s Peak, a boat rip out to Seal Island, a funicular ride to the top of Cape Point and lots of time to explore the Boulders Beach penguins colony.
After breakfast your guide meets you in the hotel lobby and you depart for a full day Table Mountain & Winelands tour.
Winelands & Table Mountain Day Tour – Includes Cable Car tickets and a wine tasting
Ride the revolving cable car for a bird’s-eye view of Cape Town and the Peninsula from the top of the iconic Table Mountain (weather permitting).
Depart the city to enjoy delicious wine tastings in the Boland region, at some of the most beautiful wine estates in the world, and explore the charismatic towns of Stellenbosch and Franschhoek, rich in history, culture and culinary delights. Relax over lunch at one of the many award-winning local restaurants.
Idyllic Franschhoek, nestled in a valley settled by French Huguenots in 1688, is a delight for both antique lovers and gastronomes alike.
Stellenbosch, South Africa’s second-oldest town, provides another glimpse of classic 17th-century Cape style, with a chance to browse quaint Dorp Street and the many museums, galleries and shops of this lovely university town.
You have the morning at leisure with time to do some last minute shopping. This morning your guide transfers you to the check in lounge at Rovos Rail where you embark on a historic train journey to Pretoria, Capital Park Station.
Depart from Cape Town Station. Trundle through the winelands of the Western Cape towards Worcester. Tea in the lounge and observation cars. Dinner is served in the dining cars where the dress code is formal. The train climbs ±750m up the face of the escarpment. Around midnight, the train arrives at the first of four tunnels on the pass. The last tunnel is 13.5km long so guests are to be careful if walking through the train.
Breakfast is served in the dining cars until 10:00.
Disembark at Matjiesfontein for an opportunity to stroll through the historic village. Of special interest is the museum on the platform and a collection of historic cars and railway carriages to the right of the Lord Milner Hotel. The train travels through the Karoo, a vast semi-desert region that was once an enormous inland sea. Over millions of years, volcanic matter was ground down and deposited as silt upon the seabed to form what geologists call the Karoo system. Lunch is served in the dining cars. Tea in the lounge and observation cars. Dinner is served in the dining cars where the dress code is formal.
Breakfast is served in the dining cars until 08:30.
Enjoy a tour of Kimberley’s Diamond Mine Museum and the Big Hole. Capital of the Northern Cape, Kimberley is well known for the discovery of diamonds that led to its establishment in 1871.
Lunch is served in the dining cars. The train travels northeast towards the broad grassland plains of the Highveld. Tea in the lounge and observation cars.
Dinner is served in the dining cars where the dress code is formal.
Breakfast is served in the dining cars until 08:30.Breakfast is served in the dining cars until 09:30.
Disembark at Meyerton Station (±100km south of Rovos Rail Station). An optional complimentary transfer (±90min) from Meyerton Station to Rovos Rail Station in Pretoria is available.
Your private guide meets you at the train station and transfers you to Sun City where you check in for your 2 night stay. This afternoon you have a game drive in the Pilanesberg Game Reserve.
Today you have the day at leisure to enjoy at the resort and do some of the many activities they have on offer.
After breakfast you check out from the hotel and transfer to Johannesburg where you embark on a City tour before going to the airport where you check in for you onward flight home.
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