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Category Building Blocks Train Travel

What are Building Blocks?

South Africa Specialist also offers you the opportunity to set your own journey along with tools like our Building Blocks. The building blocks you can book separately, but can also fit perfectly into a tailor-made tour and / or your individual travel plans. If you like to make your own entire journey on the Internet, this is also possible on our website. Like as if you are your own travel agent!

If you need advice then there is an expert team to assist. If you would prefer that we put together the trip for you, please let us know your wishes, then we will gladly assist. In most cases this gives a price advantage. You will find that we have the best value for money and you can use our very attractive purchase rates!

The below Building Blocks are placed in numerical order by trip duration (number of days). Tours of 7 days and more can be found under the relevant category in the left menu bar (car trips, safari trips etc.). Trips of one day can be found under "excursions and activities".



2 day train trip with The Blue Train from Pretoria to Cape Town (ER 041)

Highlights:

Pretoria, Kimberley & Cape Town

*Please click on map for full route overview.

Departure: Please click on "read more" for selected dates
Accommodation: De lux or luxury train compartment
Transport: Blue Train
Starts in: Pretoria
Ends in: Cape Town
Countries: South Africa
Ages: All ages

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Want to experience a unique travel experience? Then book the Blue Train from Pretoria to Cape Town: an unforgettable adventure! Exploring South Africa by the Blue Train is perhaps the most luxurious way to travel within South Africa. A journey of no less than 1600 kilometers through the varied South African landscape.

Would you rather start in Cape Town? Look at the package ER 0411.

As a result of work, no trains run between July 30 and August 8, 2018.

Price from ZAR 16.024,00 prices are p.p.

2 day train trip with The Blue Train from Cape Town to Pretoria (ER 0411)

Highlights:

Cape Town, Matjiesfontein & Pretoria

*Please click on map for full route overview.

Departure: Please click on "read more" for selected dates
Accommodation: De lux or luxury train compartment
Transport: Blue Train
Starts in: Cape Town
Ends in: Pretoria
Countries: South Africa
Ages: All ages

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Your vacation through South Africa will be an unforgettable experience if you are traveling with the Blue Train. Exploring South Africa by the Blue Train is probably the most luxurious way to travel in South Africa. There are several possibilities. The most common is the route from Cape Town to Pretoria. Would you like to experience a unique travel experience? Then book the Blue Train tour from Cape Town to Pretoria: an unforgettable adventure!

If you would rather start in Pretoria then look at: ER 041.

As a result of work, no trains run between July 30 and August 8, 2018. 

Price from ZAR 16.024,00 prices are p.p.

2 day train trip with The Blue Train from Pretoria to Hoedspruit (ER 0571)

Highlights:

Pretoria & Hoedspruit

*Please click on map for full route overview.

Departure: Please click on "read more" for selected dates
Accommodation: De lux or luxury train compartment
Transport: Blue Train
Starts in: Pretoria or Hoedspruit, 15:00
Ends in: Hoedspruit or Pretoria, 10:00
Countries: South Africa
Ages: All ages

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Your vacation through South Africa will be an unforgettable experience if you are travelling with the Blue Train. Exploring South Africa by the Blue Train is probably the most luxurious way to travel in South Africa.

Besides the famous route between Cape Town and Pretoria the Blue Train has a new route between Pretoria & Hoedspruit. Hoedpsruit is the ideal base for a day trip or a stay in the Kruger National Park.

Price from ZAR 10.335,00 prices are p.p.

2 day train trip with Premier Classe (ER 149)

Highlights:

Johannesburg & Cape Town

*Please click on map for full route overview.

Departure: According to description
Accommodation: train compartment
Transport: Premier Classe
Starts in: According to itinerary (Johannesburg / Cape Town)
Ends in: According to itinerary (Johannesburg / Cape Town)
Countries: South Africa
Ages: All ages

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This is a very relaxed way of travelling and seeing some of the beautiful wine country and the vastness of the Karoo when you take the train. It is a quick way to travel between Johannesburg and Cape Town and it is an adventure in itself! After a delicious South African dinner you get a good night's sleep and a good breakfast so that you arrive at your final destination well rested.

3 day luxury train trip with Rovos Rail (ER 081)

Highlights:

Matjiesfontein, Kimberley, Big Hole, Cape Town, Pretoria

*Please click on map for full route overview.

Departure: Click on "read more" for all details
Accommodation: luxury train compartment, all inclusive
Transport: Rovos Rail Train
Starts in: Pretoria / Cape Town
Ends in: Cape Town / Pretoria
Countries: South Africa
Ages: All ages, but because of the way of travel it is very much appreciated that children are quiet and respectful.

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Get in and go exploring in Africa's most elegant and luxurious way to travel in style. Stay in a 5-star environment, being spoiled and in the meantime you will pass the beautiful African country.

Depending on the chosen route you visit the historic village of Matjiesfontein or visit the "Big Hole" where South Africa's diamond fever originated.

Price from ZAR 18.488,00 prices are p.p.

3 day luxury train trip (Drakensberg) via Rovos Rail (ER 079)

Highlights:

Luxury train, Pretoria, Nambiti Private Game Reserve, safari in Spioenkop Game Reserve or battlefields tour, Ardmore Ceramics gallery, Durban

*Please click on map for full route overview.

Departure: Click on "read more" for all details
Accommodation: luxury train compartment, all inclusive
Transport: Rovos Rail Train
Starts in: Pretoria / Durban
Ends in: Durban / Pretoria
Countries: South Africa
Ages: All ages, but given the way of traveling it is very appreciated that children are calm and respectful.

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This train journey is full of history and nature is from Duban to Pretoria or vice versa. This luxury train goes through the Drakensberg in KwaZulu Natal, a very special part of South Africa. You have a game drive and get a 'battlefield' tour in Spioenkop and visit Ardmore ceramics gallery.

For many visitors to South Africa, there is no better way to see this beautiful country than by train. You will stay in a 5-star environment, getting spoiled while passing beautiful African country.

Price from ZAR 18.488,00 prices are p.p.