Blue Train From Pretoria Special 2019

The Blue Train & Flight tour from Pretoria

Cape Town is where the South African parliament is situated, Robben Island (where Nelson Mandela spent 27 years of his life), the spectacular Cape Point, the V&A Waterfront, the wine routes of the Cape (including Great Constantia), Hout Bay and the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens (with its variety of flowers).

Duration: 5 Days – Location: Cape Town

R16 490 pp sharing
2 People per de luxe suite
2 People per hotel room

R21 295 pp single
1 Person per de luxe suite
1 Person per hotel room

Included in the Price:

One way trip (two nights) on The Blue Train from Pretoria to Cape Town
All meals and drinks on the train (excl. certain drinks and caviar)
Bedding and butler on the train
Transfer from Cape Town station to Hotel
Two nights B&B in a 4-Star hotel in Cape Town
One dinner in Cape Town at Hotel
Hop-on-hop-off sightseeing 1-day-ticket on topless tour bus with www.citysightseeing.co.za
Transfer from Hotel in Cape Town to Cape Town Airport
One way economy class flight from Cape Town to Johannesburg
Transfer from OR Tambo Airport back to Manhattan Hotel/hotel in area in Pretoria where passengers’ vehicles can be parked during tour
Free & safe parking for your car at Manhattan Hotel/hotel in area Pretoria

Provisional Programme

Day 1

Optional: Park your car at Manhattan Hotel
Transfer from Manhattan Hotel to Blue Train Station
Transfer from your home to PTA train station (optional – please request quote) or own travel arrangements
16:00 Register and check-in at The Blue Train Lounge, PTA Station
Guests enjoy pre-departure snacks and drinks
18:00 Boarding starts – Butlers usher guests to their suites – Suite orientation done by butlers
18:30 The Blue Train departs from PTA Station
19:30 – 21:00 First sitting for Dinner (Remember, dinner is an elegant affair and men are requested to wear a jacket and tie and ladies elegant evening wear)
21:15 – 23:00 Second sitting for Dinner (Remember, dinner is an elegant affair and men are requested to wear a jacket and tie and ladies elegant evening wear)
Overnight on Train

Day 2

06:00 – 09:00 Breakfast is served on a first come first serve basis
Off the Train Excursion (Weather & Time Permitting)
09:30 The Blue Train arrives at Kimberley Station – Guests disembark and gather at the railway station museum, from where they will be ushered to a bus, which transfers them to Kimberley Open Mine Museum.

10:00 Guests arrive at the Kimberley Open Mine Museum for a tour of the Mine. Guests are first taken to view interesting and historical sites. Guests are also taken onto an enclosed ramp on the edge of the Big Hole.
12:30 Guests depart from the Open Mine Museum for Kimberley Station – At Kimberley Station guests are greeted with a glass of sherry – The Sherry glass engraved with The Blue Train Logo is a memento for guests to keep. After this exciting tour, guests are welcome to refresh themselves and enjoy aperitifs before dinner
13:00 The Blue Train departs Kimberley station for the journey Southbound to Cape Town
13:00 – 14:15 First sitting for Lunch
14:30 – 16:00 Second sitting for Lunch
17:00 High tea is served in the Non-Smoking Lounge Car
19:30 – 21:00 First sitting for Dinner (Remember, dinner is an elegant affair and men are requested to wear a jacket and tie and ladies elegant evening wear)
21:15 – 23:00 Second sitting for Dinner (Remember, dinner is an elegant affair and men are requested to wear a jacket and tie and ladies elegant evening wear)
Overnight on Train

Day 3

06:00 – 09:00 Breakfast is served on a first come first serve basis – Breakfast can also be served in-suite at the guests’ request
10:30 The Blue Train arrives at CTN Station – Butlers usher guests to The Blue Train Lounge
10:30 Transfer personnel will collect guests in the Blue Train Lounge, please look out for a name board with either ‘JB Train Tours’ or your ‘name & surname’. Transfer to hotel
Check in at hotel
Follow own programme – transport available from hotel (own account)

Dinner at hotel (incl. in package)
Overnight at hotel
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Day 4

07:00 – 10:00 Breakfast at hotel
Day at leisure – own programme (make use of your Hop-on-Hop-off bus ticket)

Lunch (own account)

Dinner (own account)

Overnight at hotel

Day 5

07:00 – 10:00 Breakfast at hotel
10:00 Book out of hotel (Official check out time)
Morning / Afternoon Transfer from hotel to CTN Airport
Flight departs for JNB
Arrive at OR Tambo Airport, JNB
Transfer from OR Tambo Airport, JNB to PTA Train station
Transfer from PTA Train station to your home (optional – please request quote) or own arrangements.

Please feel free to contact us for more information regarding availability of tours throughout the year 2019.

For reservations contact Kontrei Traveller at +27 21 8711715 or email info@kontrei.co.za

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