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Explore Cape Town, enjoy a luxury rail adventure and experience a Big 5 safari in the Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve on this multi-faceted 10-day adventure.

Begin your South Africa holiday in the beautiful Mother City, taking in all that this world-class destination has to offer - Table Mountain, the V&A Waterfront, Cape Point, wine estates and the city beaches - before embarking on an ultra-luxurious, two-night Rovos Rail trip to Pretoria.

End off your adventure at the stunning Singita Ebony Lodge in the legendary Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve for a luxury safari experience where you'll embark on a variety of game viewing activities in search of the famous Big 5 and other classic animals.

Itinerary Highlights

  • Stay in the heart of Cape Town, at the reknowned Belmond Mount Nelson
  • View Table Mountain from the hotel's garden
  • Taste fine wines & explore the Cape
  • Enjoy the world's most luxurious train
  • Spot the Big 5 in a private Kruger reserve
  • Search for the famous leopards of Sabi Sand
  • Stay in one of Africa's most beautiful camps
  • Indulge in a moonlit bush dinner

Day to Day Itinerary

Days 1-3

Old-world luxury in Cape Town

Arrive in Cape Town and enjoy a scenic transfer to the legendary Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel, located right in the heart of beautiful Cape Town. Enjoy three nights at this luxury hotel with its old-world charm and glamour, excellent service and top-class facilities.

It is the perfect base from which to explore Cape Town. Table Mountain, the V&A Waterfront and a host of great restaurants, bars and night clubs are just minutes away. Venture out of the city centre to visit the popular city beaches of Camps Bay and Clifton or enjoy a day out in the ever-scenic Cape Winelands.

Days 4-5

Experience a luxury rail adventure

Today transfer to Cape Town Station and board the ultra-luxurious Rovos Rail train for your two-night journey to Pretoria. Your accommodation on the journey will be in one of the most spacious and luxurious train suites in the world. The use of traditional furnishings and period décor ensures an atmosphere of elegance and grandeur in the train's dining, lounge and observation cars.

Day 6

Spend a night in Johannesburg

After arriving in Pretoria transfer to Fairlawns Boutique Hotel, a luxury hotel situated in an upmarket suburb of northern Johannesburg. The hotel offers many facilities including swimming pool, manicured gardens, and an in-house health and beauty centre.

Days 7-9

Enjoy an exclusive safari experience

Your last three nights will be spent at the stunning and elegant Singita Ebony Lodge, set in the renowned Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve.

Sabi Sand is known for its spectacular game viewing - not least its incredible leopard sightings. Morning and early evening game drives traverse an area of some spectacular terrain in search of elephant and buffalo herds, white rhino, lion and other predators.

Enjoy other memorable activities including guided nature walks, moonlit bush dinners, mountain bike excursions, and a visit to a local Shangaan village.

Day 10

Say farewell to the Sabi Sand

Fly back today to Johannesburg where your tour will end upon arrival.

Inclusions

  • 3 nights at Mount Nelson on a bed and breakfast basis
  • 2 nights on the Rovos Rail on a fully inclusive basis
  • 1 night at Fairlawns Boutique Hotel on a bed and breakfast basis
  • 3 nights at Singita Ebony Lodge on a fully inclusive basis
  • Transfer from Cape Town International Airport to Mount Nelson
  • Transfer from Mount Nelson to Cape Town Station
  • Transfer from Pretoria to The Westcliff Hotel
  • Transfer from The Westcliff Hotel to OR Tambo International Airport
  • Return air charter from OR Tambo International Airport to the Sabi Sand

Exclusions

  • International flights
  • Airport taxes
  • All meals and drinks not specified
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature

Tour Rates

  • dates rates from
  • 20 Nov 2014 - 08 Jan 2015 $7750
  • 09 Jan 2015 - 27 Feb 2015 $8770
  • 28 Feb 2015 - 18 Apr 2015 $8770
  • 19 Apr 2015 - 07 Jun 2015 $8595
  • 08 Jun 2015 - 27 Jul 2015 $8535
  • 28 Jul 2015 - 15 Sep 2015 $8535
  • 16 Sep 2015 - 31 Oct 2015 $8595

Our rates are per person sharing unless we note differently.

Please treat all pricing as a guide only:

  • All rates are subject to availability and may change without notice
  • Single supplements may apply

Request a quote or speak to one of our African Safari Experts for the best, most current rates available.

Carlien Parsons

Carlien Parsons

Product Manager

"One of our most luxurious safari, rail and Cape Town trips - highly recommended if you're looking for a luxurious South African holiday."

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