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  • Stay in the heart of Cape Town, at the renowned 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 Sands
  • Stay in one of Africa's most beautiful camps
  • Indulge in a moonlit bush dinner


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 11-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, 3-night Rovos Rail trip to Pretoria.

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


  • Tour Duration: 11 Days

  • Start: Cape Town
  • End: Johannesburg

Accommodations Visited

Rovos Rail

3 Nights
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Days 1-3: Old-world luxury in Cape Town

Cape Town Central, Cape Town, South Africa
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Days 1-3: Old-world luxury in Cape Town | 3 Nights

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Cape Town Central, Cape Town, South Africa

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 4-7: Experience a luxury rail adventure | 3 Nights | 3 Nights

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Today transfer to Cape Town Station and board the ultra-luxurious Rovos Rail train for your three-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 7: Spend a night in Johannesburg | 1 Night | 1 Night

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Johannesburg, South Africa

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 8-10: Enjoy an exclusive safari experience | 3 Nights | 3 Nights

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Kruger Private Reserves, Kruger National Park, South Africa

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 11: Say farewell to the Sabi Sands

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

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  • Return air charter from OR Tambo International Airport to the Sabi Sands
  • Transfer from Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel to Cape Town Rovos Rail station
  • Transfer from Cape Town International Airport to Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel
  • Transfer from Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa to OR Tambo International Airport
  • Transfer from Mount Nelson to Cape Town Station
  • Transfer from Pretoria to Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa
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  • International flights
  • Airport taxes
  • All meals and drinks not specified
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature