Rovos Rail Escape

10 day Holiday Idea - from £2459

With flights from £3095

Combine a luxurious journey on board Rovos Rail with a Cape Town city stay and a relaxing escorted tour along the magnificent Garden Route.


  • Time to explore Pretoria
  • Three day luxury Rovos Rail train journey
  • Three nights in Cape Town
  • Iconic Cape Town Table Mountain views
  • Small group tour highlighting the garden route
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Your Itinerary

Day 1 - Pretoria

Spend a day discovering South Africa’s capital city of Pretoria, with its wide tree-lined streets and fine old buildings. Enjoy the night at the beautiful Sheraton Pretoria which is in an ideal situation across from the Union Building.

Day 2 & 3 - Rovos Rail

Board Rovos Rail at its terminal in Pretoria for a romantic and scenic journey to Cape Town. You’ll visit the Majiesfontein and the Kimberley Mine Museum and Big Hole on the way and enjoy the fine dining and superb service that the train is famous for.

Day 4 to 6 - Cape Town

On arrival in Cape Town you will be transferred to your choice of fantastic Cape Town hotels for an exciting three night stay in this beautiful city. You can choose optional tours to the Cape of Good Hope or Robben Island or enjoy a cable car ride to the top of Table Mountain.

Day 7 To 9 - Garden Route Highlights

This morning join our small group, fully escorted Magnificent Garden Route tour. You’ll pass through beautiful coastal towns on this journey from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth. Enjoy visits to an Ostrich farm and the impressive Cango caves before heading to Knysna known for its excellent seafood and outdoor activities.

Day 10 - Port Elizabeth and farewell

Your tour ends in Port Elizabeth, capital of the Eastern Cape, or can be extended with a safari stay at one of the area’s excellent game lodges.

10 day Holiday Idea - from £2459

With flights from £3095


  • Choose the accommodation you prefer in Cape Town
  • Pre-book day tours and excursions in Cape Town from £40
  • Choose to fly Economy, Premium, Business or First Class

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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
  • Pre-night in Pretoria
  • 3 day luxurious train experience
  • 3 nights in Cape Town
  • Escorted small group tour of the Garden Route

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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