There are lots of ways to get around South Africa, and this suggested itinerary encompasses one of the country’s most iconic journeys – a rail trip aboard the Blue Train.

8nights Rail Journey

About this independent tour


8 nights Pretoria to Winelands

  • Pretoria 1 night

  • Blue Train 2 nights

  • Cape Town 3 nights

  • Winelands 2 nights

Recommended highlights

THE BLUE TRAIN Hop aboard the luxury Blue Train to snake through the breathtaking countryside in comfort and style towards Cape Town, stopping in Kimberley (if time permits) along the way to visit the Railway Museum and the impressive ‘Big Hole’ in Kimberley. On board, dinner is a black-tie affair where you’ll be served gourmet dishes of quintessential South African flavours. Each cabin is complete with an elegant marble en suite with bath and a light-filled seating area that transforms into your twin or double bedroom at night.

CAPE TOWN Superb dining, sensational views and luxurious hotels make Cape Town perfect for an all-indulgent holiday. To make the most of the views, spend the dawn scaling Lion’s Head and watch Cape Town be enveloped in light as the sun rises. To ensure that you can truly immerse yourself in the beauty of this spectacular city, we recommend that you stay at least three nights.

WINELANDS There’s no finer way to enjoy South Africa than surrounded by the beautiful rolling hills and vine-laden countryside of the Winelands. Taste the region’s delicious produce with wine tastings and vineyard tours as you discover the nuances of South African wine.

Tailor your tour

This itinerary is flexible, so you can choose your own number of nights, change accommodation and extend however you please. Just ask one of our Personal Travel Experts to help.

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