13 DAYS CLASSIC RAIL JOURNEY - CAPE TOWN  AND SABI SAND PRIVATE GAME RESERVE

Highlights:

* Stay at The Taj Cape Town, in the heart of the city center

* Explore the surrounding areas with Cape Peninsula and Winelands Tours

* Board the famous Rovos Rail for a two night journey to Pretoria 

* Safari at the intimate Sabi Sabi Little Bush Camp

Itinerary:

DAY 1: TRAVELING

Depart from New York or Washington DC for your South African Airways flight to South Africa. 

DAY 2: CAPE TOWN

On arrival in Johannesburg you will connect onwards for your 2 hour flight on South African Airways to Cape Town.

You will be met on arrival for your transfer to the hotel.

Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at the Taj Cape Town

 DAY 3: CAPE TOWN

Today enjoy a tour of the Cape Peninsula, which allows visitors the opportunity to experience the variety of landscapes and scenery Cape Town has to offer. Experience the majestic beauty of the Atlantic seaboard and Chapman’s Peak. Continue to the quaint fishing village of Hout Bay and visit Cape Point and the colony of Jackass penguins at Boulders Beach. After a full day of site seeing, return to your hotel in the late afternoon where the evening is at leisure.

Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at the Taj Cape Town

DAY 4: CAPE TOWN

Today depart on a full day tour of the Winelands.

Here you get to taste the good life! The marriage of fine wine with appropriately fine food is an indescribable experience. You will enjoy wine tasting at two specially selected wine estates and lunch in the winelands (for your own account). Visit the university town of Stellenbosch, with its many museums and the gastronomic capital of South Africa, Franschoek. After a full day of site seeing, return to your hotel in the late afternoon where the evening is at leisure.

Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at the Taj Cape Town

DAY 5: CAPE TOWN

Today is at leisure to explore the beautiful city of Cape Town.

Maybe take a trip in the cable car up Table Mountain or a boat ride for a poignant visit to Robben Island where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned for many years. Perhaps take time to explore the vibrant V&A Waterfront with its many shops, restaurants and activities available as well as the fascinating Two Oceans Aquarium. In the summer months maybe head for the white sand beaches of Clifton and Camps Bay for people watching and soaking up the African Sun. Whatever else, you will not be at a loss for things to do!

Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at the Taj Cape Town

DAYS 6 - 7: ROVOS RAIL

After breakfast you will be transferred to Cape Town station for your train journey on the classic Rovos Rail.

Overnight on a fully inclusive basis onboard Rovos Rail

DAY 8: JOHANNESBURG

On arrival at Capital Park Station in Pretoria, you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at the Peermont D'oreale Grand Hotel 

DAYS 9 - 11: SABI SAND PRIVATE GAME RESERVE

After breakfast take the shuttle bus to OR Tambo International Airport for your scheduled flight to Skukuza, where on arrival you will be met and transferred to the camp.

Spend the next 3 days exploring the African Bush

Overnight on a fully inclusive basis at Sabi Sabi Little Bush Camp for 3 nights 

DAY 12: DEPARTURE

After one last opportunity to track some elusive animal species and a hearty breakfast, transfer to Skukuza Airport for your flight to Johannesburg OR Tambo International and onward connection to the United States.

DAY 13: TRAVELING

Arrival at New York (JFK) or Washington Dulles Airport (IAD).

 

INCLUDED

Round trip coach air on South African Airways from New York (JFK) or Washington (IAD) Airport to South Africa OR Tambo International Airport; Domestic coach air in South Africa as per the itinerary (Johannesburg - Sabi Sabi - Johannesburg) excluding government taxes; Accommodation as per the itinerary; Most meals as per the itinerary (10 x breakfast, 5 x lunch, 5 x dinner); Scheduled Cape Peninsula Tour; All ground transfers as per the itinerary; All park fees and safari activities

 

EXCLUDES

Add on air from other US cities; Any meals or services not mentioned above; Entrance fees on Cape Peninsula tour to Kirstenbosch, Seal Island cruise; Any items of personal expense - i.e. drinks, telephone calls, laundry etc; Gratuities for rangers/guides/drivers

This Package is Available for all Destination Covered By South African Airways world wide. 

* Terms & Condition Apply.