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The Cape, Blue Train & Kruger National Park

Resort:The Cape, Blue Train & Kruger National Park
Operator: Cox and Kings
Destination: South Africa
Price From: £5455.00

Overview

This luxury private journey combines someof Cape Town™s most spectacular sights witha night on the world-renowned Blue Train.Spend some time exploring Pretoria, SouthAfrica™s political capital, before flying to LionSands River Lodge in the Sabi Sands, thento the Kruger National Park, where Big Fivewildlife viewing is some of the best on theAfrican continent.

Itinerary

Day 1: Fly to Cape Town (N)

Day 2: Cape Town

Arrive in Cape Town and meet your driver /guide. Take a short orientation tour of CapeTown and ascend Table Mountain. Stay 3nights at Camps Bay Manor. (N)

Day 3: Cape Town

Full-day tour of the Cape Peninsula. Travelalong spectacular coastal roads to the Cape ofGood Hope and return via the penguin colonyat Simon™s Town and Kirstenbosch BotanicalGardens. (B)

Day 4: Cape Winelands

Optional half-day tour of the Cape Winelands,travelling through the vineyard-filled valleysof Stellenbosch and Paarl. There will be twowine tastings and a cellar tour. (B)

Days 5 & 6: The Blue Train to Pretoria

Board The Blue Train for the 2-night journeyfrom Cape Town to Pretoria. Pass thoughMatjiesfontein, with its Victorian buildingsand 19th-century London lamp posts, thenstop for a 2.5-hour excursion to the diamondmuseum in Kimberley. The Big Hole is thelargest hand dug excavation in the world. Thetrain continues to Pretoria. (B, L, D)

Day 7: Pretoria

Arrive into Pretoria station. Take a half-daytour of the city including Afrikaner historyat the Voortrekker Monument, the centralprison, which housed the gallows, PaulKruger House Museum, Melrose House andChurch Square. The Union Buildings offera spectacular view of the city from theirbeautiful grounds. Transfer to Castello diMonte for 1 night. (B)

Day 8: Fly to Kruger National Park

Fly to Skukuza airstrip on SA Airlink andtransfer to Lion Sands Narina Lodge for 2nights. Wildlife drives and guided bush walksare available. (B, D)

Day 9: Kruger National Park

Morning and afternoon wildlife activities. (B, L, D)

Days 10-11: Fly home

Morning wildlife drive. Transfer to Skukuza airstripand fly home. (B, L) Morning arrival. (N)