There are many different ways to discover a region, country or continent. By car, by bike, while on a hiking tour, on a horseback trail or… by train. This last option is becoming more and more popular among adventure seekers and travel lovers all around the world. The ride is relaxing, the views and passing landscapes are stunning. One of the most special train experiences in South-Africa is definitely the Blue Train.

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Safari and Cape vibes
The Blue Train is offering a new, limited departure route traveling between the towns of Pretoria and Hoedspruit in South-Africa. Green Route Africa has created a unique, seven-night itinerary featuring this Blue Train experience. The journey includes the following highlights: one night on the world renowned Blue Train, two nights’ Big Five safari at Kapama Private Game Reserve and four nights at the luxurious Taj Cape Town or Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel in Cape Town. Return, private airport and station transfers are also included. Did you know that Kapama is just 20 minutes’ drive from Hoedspruit Station?

Kapama rooms deck

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Five-star ‘hotel-on-wheels’
Crossing South-Africa, around impressive mountain ranges, through desert-like landscapes, over untamed savannah grasslands home to beautiful African wildlife… that is what traveling by Blue Train is about. It is a five-star ‘hotel-on-wheels’ that can be included in any discovery trip to South-Africa: from honeymoon to MICE experience.

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Dates and costs
Departure 1: March 17, 2017 (excl. international flight dates) R27,555.00 per person sharing (Mount Nelson supplement: R4,990.00 per person sharing)
Departure 2: July 7, 2017 (excl. international flight dates) R24,040.00 per person sharing (Mount Nelson supplement: R5,390.00 per person sharing)
Departure 3: August 11, 2017 (excl. international flight dates) R24,040.00 per person sharing (Mount Nelson supplement: R5,390.00 per person sharing)

Excludes: international flights and regional flights within Southern Africa, travel insurance & Visa fees, optional tours, activities other than those specified, items of a personal nature, beverages, laundry, telephone calls, drinks, meals (not specified), porterage & gratuities.

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For more information about the possibilities of The Blue Train or MICE trips to South-Africa, please contact our partner Green Route Africa.