Blue Train Escape • Freedom Destinations
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Blue Train Escape

10 day Holiday Idea - from £4145

With flights from £5395

This superb holiday combines an unforgettable rail journey on the luxurious Blue Train with time in Cape Town and an inclusive safari experience in the world renowned Kruger National Park.


  • Three nights to explore Cape Town and Table Mountain
  • First class service and dining on the famous Blue Train
  • Game drives in the Kruger National Park, home of the ‘Big Five’
  • Time in South Africa’s capital, Pretoria
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Your Itinerary

Day 1 - Cape Town

On arrival into Cape Town, you will be transferred to your choice of beautiful properties for the following three nights. Spend the next few days exploring the ‘Mother City’ with optional excursions to the Cape Winelands for a wine and dining experience or Cape Point, where the Atlantic meets the Indian Ocean.

Day 4 - Pretoria

Board the iconic Blue Train for your fabulous 3 day journey to Pretoria. Relax and watch South Africa unfold as you enjoy the finest cuisine and attentive service

Day 6 - Pretoria

Disembark in Pretoria for a night at the delightful Sheraton Pretoria with its prime position overlooking the beautiful grounds of the Union Buildings. Full breakfast is included.

Day 7 - Kruger National Park

Transfer to Johannesburg Airport for the short flight to KMIA Airport and on to Jocks Safari Lodge for your Kruger adventure. Your 3 night stay in one of Jock’s stylish chalets includes all meals and daily guided game drives into the Kruger National Park to view some of Africa’s most astonishing wildlife.

Day 10 - Farewell

Enjoy the ride as you are transferred back to KMIA for your onward flight.

10 day Holiday Idea - from £4145

With flights from £5395

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All prices are per person, based on two people sharing a twin or double room. Seasonal variations may apply, please call Freedom Destinations for more information and availability.

Holiday Ideas

This suggested itinerary shows the type of holiday you can enjoy with Freedom Destinations. It can be booked as it is or changed to suit your requirements.

Your holiday includes:

  • Airport transfers
  • 3 nights Cape town accommodation
  • 3-day luxury train journey aboard the Blue Train
  • 1 night in Pretoria
  • 3 nights stay in Kruger National Park
  • Guided game drives

You can:

  • Choose different hotels or resorts
  • Extend your stay in any of the locations
  • Add day tours and activities in the places you visit
  • Combine with other itineraries and destinations

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