• Category: Property - Holiday Accommodation - Other Holiday Accommodation
  • Furnished: Yes
  • Pets Allowed: No
  • Region: Gauteng - Pretoria
  • Published: 28/05/2019
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The Blue Train Route - Pretoria to Cape Town to Pretoria - SPID:2387721

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The Blue Train Route - Pretoria to Cape Town is a 27-hour scenic train journey. This 1600 km trip allows travellers an unforgettable and picturesque voyage through the African sub-continent

The southbound trip from Pretoria to Cape is as follows.

The selected departure days are Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

Day 1:

• 07:30 Register and check-in at The Pretoria Station. Guests are boarded directly to the train. Guests enjoy pre-departure snacks and drinks on board.

• 08:30 The Blue Train departs from Pretoria

• 10:30 - 12:30 First sitting for Brunch

• 12:30 - 14:30 Second sitting for Brunch

• 15:30 High tea is served in the Lounge Car.

• 17:10 The Blue Train arrives at Kimberley Station. Guests disembark and assemble at the railway museum, from where they will be ushered to a bus, which transfers them to the Kimberley Open Mine Museum.

• 17:45 Guests arrive at the 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 Kimberly hole.

• 18:35 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.

• 19:05 The Blue Train departs Kimberley Station for the journey Southbound to Cape Town. After this exciting tour, guests are free to refresh themselves and enjoy pre-dinner drinks served at any one of our lounges. Remember, dinner is an elegant affair and men are requested to wear a jacket and tie and ladies elegant evening wear.

• 19:30 First sitting dinner

• 21:15 Second sitting dinner

Day 2: (Next Morning)

• 07:30 - 10:00 Breakfast is served on a first come first serve basis. Breakfast can also be served in-suite at the guests’ request.

• 12:00 The Blue Train arrives at Cape Town Station. Butlers usher guests to The Blue Train Lounge

The northbound journey from Cape Town to Pretoria is as follow.

The selected departure days are Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

Day 1:

• 07:30 Register and check-in at The Blue Train Lounge, Cape Town Station. Guests enjoy pre-departure snacks and drinks. Butlers usher guests to their suites. Suite orientation done by butlers.

• 08:30 The Blue Train departs from Cape Town Station

• 10:30 - 12:30 First sitting for Brunch

• 12:30 - 14:30 Second sitting for Brunch

• 14:35 - 15:15 The Blue Train arrives at Matjiesfontein for a 45 minute off-the-train excursion. On arrival at Matjiesfontein guests are invited for a glass of sherry at the bar. The sherry glass engraved with The Blue Train logo is a memento for guests to keep. The Victoria buildings and original nineteenth century London lampposts impart to the traveller, the uncanny sense of entering a colonial time warp – an oasis suspended in a different age.

• 15:20 The Blue Train departs for its northbound journey to Pretoria.

• 15:30 High tea is served in the Lounge Car.

• 17:00 After an exciting interlude guests are free to refresh themselves and enjoy pre-dinner drinks at any one of our lounges.

• 18:30 First sitting dinner

• 20:30 Second sitting dinner

Remember; dinner is an elegant affair and men are requested to wear a jacket and tie and ladies elegant evening wear.

Day 2: (Next Morning)

• 07:30 - 10:00 Breakfast is served on a first come first serve basis. Breakfast can also be served in-suite at the guests’ request.

• 12:50 The Blue Train arrives at Pretoria Station. Butlers usher guests to their transfers.

  • Category: Property - Holiday Accommodation - Other Holiday Accommodation
  • Furnished: Yes
  • Pets Allowed: No
  • Region: Gauteng - Pretoria
  • Published: 28/05/2019
  • Ad Type: Premium
  • Viewed:
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