Discover South Africa on board an ultra luxurious train

Posted by Binny Shah-Patel     Posted on 07/05/2019
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  • Why not discover the highlights of South Africa whilst enjoying one of the most luxurious train journeys in the world, between Pretoria and Cape Town (and vice versa) or other incredible routes. An unforgettable experience and an alternative way to see the best that South Africa has to offer.

    The Blue Train

    Blue Train, South Africa

    You can experience the luxurious Blue Train between Cape Town and Pretoria whereby you can visit the iconic Table Mountain, sample local wines in Stellenbosch as well as enjoy thrilling game drives to spot wildlife at Kruger National Park.
    The Blue Train, which debuted in the 1920s, has 24-hour butler service, opulent suites, and impressive touches such as a club lounge. You’ll feel like you are in a 5-star luxury hotel with the added bonus of fantastic views from the window of your carriage.

     

    Rovos Rail

    Wildlife in South Africa

    Another ultra luxurious train experience to travel between Pretoria and Cape Town or any of their other popular routes such as Durban or Victoria Falls, is Rovos Rail, which offers world-class travel on a luxurious train known for its excellent service, fine cuisine and opulent accommodation. Rovos Rail also prides itself on the safari experiences it offers on journeys, with game viewing activities at Kruger National Park, Madikwe Game Reserve, Hwange National Park and Hluhluwe Game Reserve.

    Rovos Rail Deluxe Suite

    Each luxury suite on the train has air-conditioning and an en suite bathroom. Dining on the train is a 5-star experience, where you’ll indulge in the finest gourmet cuisine and sip on some of the best South African wines.

    Interested in experiencing either of these amazing plush trains and seeing South Africa in a unique way? Speak to us about our itineraries.

    Call us on 020 8423 3000 or complete an enquiry form to receive a quotation from our booking experts.

    You can also find out more on our website: https://www.somak.com

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