LUXURY RAIL TRAVEL – SOUTH AFRICA
The BLUE TRAIN is unique. It is not merely a train. Think of it as an all-inclusive luxury rail journey with an opportunity to view South Africa’s spectacular landscapes and visit interesting tourist attractions along the way. Take a journey into a timeless world of grace, elegance and romance, where spectacular scenery stirs your imagination and luxurious comfort soothes your body and soul. Sit back, enjoy and relax! The discerning traveller is offered a choice of journeys into a timeless world of Africa. *Special Offer* Book now and receive one free night accommodation in either Cape Town or Pretoria. Conditions apply.
The Blue Train is an incomparable all-inclusive experience offering a combination of unsurpassed luxury travel, five star-accommodation, fine cuisine & wine, personalised butler service and breathtaking views of the countryside.
The Blue Trains’ unique attributes:
Ø Around-the-clock personal Butlers see to the guests’ every need for the duration of their journey; be it in the comfort of their private suites or in any one of our exquisite lounges.
Ø The train features panoramic size windows enabling guests to comfortably view the stunning scenery of the South African countryside.
Ø Guests indulge in sublime fine-dining accompanied by some of the best wines South Africa has to offer.
Ø Modern technological advancements include a TV monitor in each suite, an automated 24 channel entertainment system and Wi-Fi throughout.
Ø An air-cushion suspension system exclusive to The Blue Train allows guests to savour a smooth and pleasurable ride.
Ø The train features a GPS system which tells guests where they are going, the speed they are travelling at, where they are at the time and how far their final destination is.
Ø The Blue Train glides through the countryside at a maximum of 90km per hour ensuring a noise level somewhere between soft rainfall and normal conversation.
Ø Guests can tune into the driver’s eye view camera and watch the world ahead as the train swiftly glides along on its 27 hour journey of 1,600 kilometres.
Ø The Blue Train travels smoothly throughout the day and night without the need to stop thus allowing guests to enjoy a peaceful night’s sleep.
Ø The most scenically beautiful areas of the journey are traversed during daylight hours.
Ø The Blue Train is the perfect way to travel from Cape Town to Johannesburg / [Pretoria] or vice versa ensuring a perfect balance between time spent on the train and the rest of a South African itinerary.
The world-renowned ROVOS RAIL ‘The Pride of Africa’ trains offer unique rail safaris through magnificent scenery combined with first class accommodation, cuisine and service. Each train consists of a maximum of twenty coaches all beautifully rebuilt in traditional Edwardian style. Board this train for a journey of a lifetime. Relax and admire the breathtaking scenery as the train winds its way through stunning Africa.
Contact African Expert for more details on each of the trains.
We can assist with which train is best suited for you.
Ask us for the detailed itineraries & departure dates for both the Blue Train and the Rovos Rail.
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