The Cape, Blue Train & Kruger National Park

Resort: The Cape, Blue Train & Kruger National Park
Operator: Cox and Kings
Destination: South Africa
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Overview

This luxury private journey combines Cape
Town, The Blue Train, Pretoria and Lion
Sands Game Reserve, which straddles the
Kruger National Park and Sabi Sands Game
Reserve, where Big Five wildlife viewing is
some of the best on the African continent.

Itinerary

Day 1: Fly to Cape Town

(N)

Day 2: Cape Town

Arrive in Cape Town and meet your driverguide.
Take a short orientation tour of Cape
Town and ascend Table Mountain (weather
permitting). Stay 3 nights at Cape Milner
Hotel. (N)

Day 3: Cape Town

Full-day tour of the Cape Peninsula. Travel
along spectacular coastal roads to the Cape
of Good Hope and return via the Boulders
Beach penguin colony and Kirstenbosch
Botanical Garden. (B)

Day 4: Cape Winelands

Day at leisure, or optional half-day tour of the
Cape Winelands. (B)

Days 5 & 6: The Blue Train to Pretoria

Board The Blue Train for a 2-night journey
from Cape Town to Pretoria. Pass through
the beautiful Cape Winelands, the Hex river
valley mountain ranges, the semi-arid Karoo
desert and varied farmlands. En route, stop
in Kimberley where you will visit a diamond
museum and the Big Hole the largest handdug
excavation in the world. (B, L, D)

Day 7: Pretoria

Arrive into Pretoria station. Take a half-day
tour of the city which includes stops at the
Voortrekker Monument, the central prison,
Paul Kruger House Museum, Melrose House
and Church Square. The Union Buildings
offer a spectacular view of the city from their
beautiful grounds. Transfer to Castello di
Monte for 1 night. (B)

Day 8: Fly to Lion Sands Game Reserve
(Kruger National Park)

Transfer to Johannesburg and fly to Skukuza
Airstrip, then transfer to Lion Sands Narina
Lodge for 2 nights. Wildlife drives and guided
bush walks are included. (B, D)

Day 9: Lion Sands Game Reserve (Kruger National Park)

Morning and afternoon wildlife activities,
searching for lions, leopards, rhinos,
elephants, hippos, buffaloes, zebras and a
huge selection of other animals and birds
that frequent the region. (B, L, D)

Day 10: Fly home

Morning wildlife drive. Afternoon transfer
to Skukuza Airstrip and fly home via
Johannesburg. (B, L)

Day 11: Morning arrival

(N)

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