Cape Town Blue Train Special 2019

The Blue Train & Flight tour from Cape Town

Spend some time in Gauteng and visit places you have never even heard of. You can spend some quality time at Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve, Thompson Gallery, The Cradle of Humankind, The Standard Bank Gallery, Market Theatre, SAB World of Beer, FNB Stadium/Soccer City, Melrose Arch, 44 Stanley Ave and many more.

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 Cape Town to Pretoria
All meals and drinks on the train (excl. certain drinks and caviar)
Bedding and butler on the train
Transfer from Blue Train lounge in PTA to accommodation
Two nights B&B in a 4-Star hotel in Gauteng
One dinner voucher at Monte Casino
Two return transfer to Monte Casino
One transfer from accommodation to Sandton Gautrain station
One Gautrain ticket from Sandton Gautrain station to OR Tambo Airport
One way economy class flight from Johannesburg to Cape Town
Free & safe parking for your vehicle in Cape Town (at hotel opposite the train station)

Provisional Programme

Day 1

Transfer from your home to CPT train station (optional – please request quote) or own arrangements
Park vehicle at Fountains Hotel (optional)
Meet transfer staff in hotel reception
14:30 Transfer to Blue train lounge at CPT Train station (across the road)
Guests enjoy pre-departure snacks and drinks
15:30 Boarding starts – Butlers usher guests to their suites – Suite orientation done by butlers
16:00 The Blue Train departs from CPT Station
16:30 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 2

06:00 – 09:00 Breakfast is served on a first come first serve basis
11:30 – 13:00 First sitting for Lunch
13:15 – 14:30 Second sitting for Lunch
Off the train excursion (Weather & Time Permitting)
14:30 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
15:00 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
17:30 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
18:30 The Blue Train departs Kimberley station for the journey Northbound to Pretoria
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
10:30 The Blue Train arrives at Pretoria Station – Butlers usher guests to the Arrival Lounge
10:30 Transfer to accommodation

Check in at accommodation
Follow own programme rest of day

Lunch (own account)

Dinner (own account)
Overnight at accommodation

Day 4

Breakfast at accommodation
Lunch (own account)

Transfer from accommodation to Monte Casino – one return transfer incl. in package

Enjoy dinner at restaurant in Monte Casino (incl. in package)
Overnight at accommodation

Day 5

07:00 – 10:00 Breakfast at accommodation
10:00 Book out of accommodation (Official check out time)
Morning / Afternoon Transfer from accommodation to Sandton City
Gautrain departs from Sandton Gautrain station to OR Tambo Airport
Check in at flight desk
Flight departs for Cape Town
Arrive at Cape Town Airport
Transfer from Cape Town Airport to Fountains Hotel
Transfer from Fountains Hotel to your home (optional – please request quote) or own arrangements

Drive home safely

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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