The Blue Train returns with its signature Rail/Safari Splendour package, designed to showcase some of the best of South Africa, in a compelling and value-oriented package.
The journey begins aboard the luxurious Blue Train which departs from Pretoria en route to Sun City on an overnight route which includes lavish accommodations, each with private butler service and individual en-suite bath, gourmet meals, a selection of wines and spirits, and stunning views. Transfers await upon disembarkation at Sun City to the delightful Ivory Tree Game Lodge in the malaria-free Pilanesberg Game Reserve, where guests will enjoy two nights including accommodations, meals and two three-hour game drives per day.
The package is offered twice this year, from September 15-18, 2011, and a special New Year’s jaunt departing December 29, 2011, and returning Januray 1, 2012. Rates start at $1,799 USD per person, double occupancy.
The Blue Train is one of the world’s premiere luxury rail experiences, and a true window to the soul of South Africa, traversing through the land proferring spectacular vistas, five-star cuisine and lavishly personalized service.