This 2 night journey on-board the legendary Rovos Rail showcases some of the best parts of the Rainbow Nation that is South Africa. Your journey departs from Cape Town, under the shadow of Table Mountain, you'll pass through scenic mountains in the Winelands, the golden fields of the Highveld and the barren swathes of the Great Karoo. On your first day you can visit Matjiesfontein - a small historical town suspended in 1884, when it was founded by James Logan, a rather energetic Scottish railway man. Visit the stunning old buildings and indulge your senses in this National Heritage Site. Following your excursion you'll return to the train for your first exquisite dining experience. The following day you can visit Kimberley, where it's all about the diamonds! Visit the Diamond Mine Museum and the extraordinary Big Hole, where thousands of prospectors descended 150 years ago to make their fortune. Following your excursion you will be transferred back to the train for dinner and another night in your luxury suite. You'll arrive into Pretoria the following day.
Whatever your budget, our travel experts will work with you and give expert advice to make the very most of your available time and funds. They will guide you on the best time of year to travel, select the best value destinations and secure the little ‘add-ons’ that will make your tailor-made trip that extra bit special.
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Catch your overnight flight from Philadelphia International Airport to Cape Town International
Your journey departs from platform 23 at Cape Town Station at 11:00.
On arrival into Pretoria you will be met and transferred by road to Johannesburg International Airport.