A classic safari combining Big 5 game viewing in the legendary Kruger National Park, staying at exclusive and private Game Lodges, leisure time to explore Cape Town—the beautiful Mother City and a journey aboard the unique Blue Train—it is not merely a train but the luxury of the world’s leading five star hotels within the charm of train travel.
|2||Kruger National Park||Ngala Safari Lodge|
|3||Kruger National Park||Ngala Safari Lodge|
|4||Kruger National Park||Ngala Safari Lodge|
|5||Pretoria||Sheraton Pretoria Hotel|
|6||On Board||The Blue Train|
|7||Cape Town||Cape Cadogan Boutique Hotel|
|8||Cape Town||Cape Cadogan Boutique Hotel|
|9||Cape Town||Cape Cadogan Boutique Hotel|
Day 1: Australia – Johannesburg
Depart Australia on flight to Johannesburg.
Day 2: Johannesburg – Kruger National Park
On arrival into Johannesburg, connect with your flight to Kruger National Park and transfer to Ngala Safari Lodge for 3 nights. Enjoy an afternoon game drive in open safari vehicles and return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Perfectly situated in the Ngala Private Game Reserve, this charming lodge offers an exceptional way to experience the uniqueness of Africa, while staying in comfort with modern amenities. See elephants, leopards, hyenas, giraffes, buffalo and even rhinos in their natural habitat. Offering twice daily game drives, bush walks and walking safaris, this Big Five private game reserve shares unfenced borders with the Kruger National Park. Guest areas overlook a private waterhole and we offer a WILDchild children’s programme. The magic and mystery of Africa come alive in the old-world ambiance of elegant andBeyond Ngala Safari Lodge. A timeless, unhurried atmosphere, combined with the quaint traditions of a bygone era, colonial antiques, silver cutlery and crystal glassware, creates an aura of romance and nostalgia at this old-world haven in the midst of the African bush.
Accommodation: Ngala Safari Lodge, including all meals, park fees and scheduled game activities.
Days 3 and 4: Kruger National Park
Enjoy early morning and late afternoon game drives in the beautiful African bush in search of the “Big Five”.
Day 5: Kruger National Park – Pretoria
Morning game drive and breakfast before transfer to airport for flight to Johannesburg. On arrival, transferred to Pretoria.
Accommodation: Sheraton Pretoria Hotel, including breakfast and transfers.
Day 6: The Blue Train – Cape Town
Early this morning, take the courtesy shuttle to Pretoria Station for your night on the Blue Train, travelling in style to Cape Town. Imagine watching the moon rise over the Karoo and waking up to find yourself surrounded by vineyards.
The route between Pretoria and Cape Town is a 27-hour journey, over 1,600 kilometres, through some of the most diverse and spectacular scenery offered by the African sub-continent.
Includes all meals, drinks and activities.
Day 7: Cape Town
On arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel for 3 nights accommodation.
Cape Cadogan Boutique Hotel is authentic Cape Town at its loveliest – beauty, sophisticated charm and quirky personality in equal measure. Our Concierge is available for any support you may require, Complimentary Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel and Room service is on offer from 07h00 to 21h30 daily. Laundry & dry cleaning available and Complimentary return V&A shuttle three times a day. The perfect spot to explore and discover Cape Town.
Accommodation: Cape Cadogan Hotel, including breakfast daily.
Days 8 and 9: Cape Town
The next two days are spent at leisure, discovering the beautiful “Mother City” of Cape Town. We have organized a full day tour of Cape Highlights during your stay.
Day 10: Departure
Leisurely morning before departure transfer to the airport for your flight back to Johannesburg to connect with onward flight home.
|Cost per person – 10 days||Twin Share||Single Supplement|
|01 Oct – 11 December 2017||from $7,950*||On request|
|12 Dec 2017 – 12 January 2018||On request||On request|
|12 Jan – 30 April 2018||from $8,120*||On request|
|01 May – 31 August 2018||from $7,950*||On request|
|01 Sep – 31 October 2018||from $8,600*||On request|
- Return economy flights ex Australia to Johannesburg
- 1 night in Pretoria including breakfast & transfers
- 3 nights at Game Lodge with all meals, park fees & scheduled game drives
- 1 night aboard The Blue Train with all meals, local brand drinks & activities
- 3 nights in Cape Town, including breakfast & transfers.
- Personal travel, medical and baggage insurance
- Any items and services not featured on the itinerary
- All services and items of a personal nature such as drinks, telephone calls and laundry
- Tips, gratuity to driver/guides and porterage
*Price subject to availability, until further notice. Surcharges may apply, subject to availability of the class required for the domestic sectors. Single supplement dependant on departure. †Save up to $300 per couple offer only valid when booked by 5pm, 30/09/2017.
Save a further $200 per couple valid if this booking is for travel in Oct–Nov, 2017 or Jan–Mar, 2018 only. Offer is subject to flight availability.