CAPE TOWN BLUE TRAIN AND SELF DRIVE SAFARI

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Cape Town Blue Train and Self Drive Safari Tour

This tour gives you a sneak peek at the delights available around Cape Town before you set off on-board the elegant Blue Train.
 
Enjoy the spectacular scenery of Mpumalanga, including the Blyde River Canyon and God's Window, as well as tracking the 'Big 5' in the comfort of your own vehicle in South Africa's largest game reserve - the Kruger National Park. Visit the cultural 'Kingdom of the Mountains' - Swaziland - en route to KwaZulu Natal. Your time in Mkuze will allow you opportunities to visit a traditional local Zulu village as well as a visit to the Hluhluwe-Infolozi Game Reserve, famous for saving the White Rhino from extinction. 
 
On your way to Durban, visit St Lucia, located at the southern extremity of the iSimangaliso Wetland Park - a World Heritage Site. Here you can embark on an estuarine boat trip which provides an opportunity to view crocodiles, hippo and numerous bird species, including the elusive African Kingfisher Eagle, in their natural habitat.

  • Days 1 - 3

    Cape Town

    Accommodation: 4* Bed & Breakfast

    Upon arrival into Cape Town Airport, make your way to the Hertz depot to collect your car. From here the world is your oyster to explore this glorious City.
     
    Why not spend the day exploring the sights and sounds of Cape Town. Take a cable car trip up Table Mountain, explore the pearly white beaches or experience the rich cultural museums and historic city centre
     
    By vehicle, perhaps explore the beautiful Cape Town surroundings by taking a trip to Cape of Good Hope and Cape Point. Get up close with the penguins at Boulders beach or explore the quaint, fishing towns like Kalk Bay, False Bay or Simons Town.
     
    Cape Town is also home to some of the worlds best windsurf and kitesurf spots.
  • Day 4

    Cape Town to Pretoria

    Accommodation: 5* Full Board

    Today, drop off your vehicle at the Hertz Downtown Depot, where you will be collected and dropped off at the Blue Train lounge to embark on a journey aboard the magnificent moving five-star hotel which is the Blue Train.As the ever-changing scenery flashes past the windows you will travel from Cape Town to Pretoria on a fine dining experience.

  • Day 5

    Pretoria

    Accommodation: 4* Bed & Breakfast

    After breakfast you will arrive into Pretoria in time for lunch. You will be transfered from Pretoria station to Court Classique for your overnight stay. The following day, be transferred to Johannesburg Airport for your onward journey.

  • Days 6 - 7

    Mpumlanga Region

    Accommodation: 5* Bed & Breakfast

    Upon collecting your vehicle. Travel on to Hazyview for your adventurous safari, explore the scenic valleys and woodland forests of the Sandford Conservancy on horseback Visit adjacent attractions such as the famous Kruger National Park or even take a trip in a hot air balloon.

  • Day 8

    Swaziland

    Accommodation: 4* Bed & Breakfast

    Travel onto the breathtakingly beautiful Ezulwini Valley where you can enjoy a challenging 18 hole championship golf course. Other activities are available such as hiking trails, bowling greens and squash courts to name by a few.

  • Days 9 - 10

    Kwazulu Natal - Mkuze

    Accommodation: 4* Bed & Breakfast

    After breakfast, drive onto Kwazulu Natal for some game drives in Hluhluwe, possible boat cruises (weather and numbers permitting), tiger fishing and cultural excursions. Game Rangers are available for the other following excursions, birding, hiking, walking or unwind by spending time at the Ghost Mountain Spa.

  • Day 12

    Back to UK

    Spend your final morning relaxing at Ghost Mountain before transferring to King Shaka International Airport (Durban Airport) to drop off your car hire and catch your connect flight.

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    5* THE BLUE TRAIN, PRETORIA

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    4* COURT CLASSIQUE SUITE HOTEL, PRETORIA

    Court Classique Suite Hotel is a four star accommodation nestled in the up-market, diplomatic suburb of Arcadia. This property offers ideal corporate accommodation in Pretoria with easy access to the major Gauteng business centers and Loftus Stadium. It is also close to suburb restaurants, cinemas, shops and cultural attractions.   ...
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    5* PERRY'S BRIDGE HOLLOW, SOUTH AFRICA WILDLIFE SAFARI

    Perry’s Bridge Hollow Boutique Hotel, set in beautiful grounds, in a colonial-style Lifestyle Centre – Perry’s Bridge Trading Post. Just minutes from Kruger National Park and close to the Panorama Route, a scenic region home to highlights such as Blyde River Canyon, Pilgrim’s Rest, God’s Window and Bourke’s Luc...
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    4* THE ROYAL SWAZI SPA, SOUTH AFRICA WILDLIFE SAFARI

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    4* GHOST MOUNTAIN INN , SOUTH AFRICA WILDLIFE SAFARI

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Tour Price Per person £2875

The price is a guide price only to include flights from the UK (other world wide flights available), transfer or car hire as required and one weeks accommodation assuming twin / double room share.

Sports prices are additional as required (see sports centre pages for more on this).

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Itinerary Overview

Days 1 - 3 Cape Town Day 4 Cape Town to Pretoria Day 5 Pretoria Days 6 - 7 Mpumlanga Region Day 8 Swaziland Days 9 - 10 Kwazulu Natal - Mkuze Day 12 Back to UK

Price Includes

  • Flights
  • Meals
  • Transfers
  • Airport Taxes

Based On

Minimum 2 passengers (or single supplement will apply) assuming flights from the UK. other European or worldwide departure airports available on request.

Guide price per person: £2875 / excl. sports

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