From $2519 per person twin share 5 days/4 nights
An enthusiastic team of chefs use fresh local ingredients and traditional dishes, such as game, are a specialty. All meals are served in one sitting in the charming Victorian atmosphere of the dining cars. The Observation Car with spacious open-air balcony, is positioned at the rear of the train. The epitome of luxury, three grades of suites feature handsome wood panelling, period Edwardian features and facilities of the highest standard.
On this 1,600 kilometre journey, travel the grasslands of the gold-rich Highveld to the haunting barrenness of the Great Karoo. Enjoy a tour of Kimberley, including the Diamond Mine Museum and the world’s largest man-made excavation, the Big Hole. Meander through the spectacular mountain ranges and scenic winelands of the Cape and visit the perfectly preserved Victorian village of Matjiesfontein. The journey ends in Cape Town, the Mother City of South Africa, cradled by the imposing bulk of Table Mountain, Devil’s Peak and Lion’s Head.
After this amazing rail journey transfer to your St James Guesthouse for a 2-night stay. There are three St James Guesthouses and these stately, elegant seaside retreats overlook the vibrant fishing village of Kalk Bay and St James with majestic views across Cape Town’s False Bay. Explore in and around Cape Town at your leisure.
Travel Dates: Selected dates 1 May - 30 Sep 19.
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