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  • Experience the adventure of a lifetime as you journey from Cape Town to Stellenbosch, Pretoria and Pilanesberg on this epic South African tour!
  • This offer includes a 2-day journey on the legendary Blue Train, where you will travel on an indulgent All Inclusive package through some of South Africa's most magnificent surroundings.
  • Stay in a variety of charming hotels, soak up the atmosphere in bustling cities, immerse yourself in breathtaking wild scenery - you'll even get two once-in-a-lifetime safaris included in your stay within the Pilanesberg National Park!

Your Destinations

Cape Town

Cape Town is renowned for being one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Situated at the base of Table Mountain, it is the capital city of the Western Cape. Whether you are looking for history, natural beauty or a cosmopolitan lifestyle, the 'Mother City' has it all. There is such a diversity of attractions and activities you will not be disappointed with your city experience. Offering fantastic views of the city, Table Mountain dominates the skyline. For natural surroundings there are gardens, beaches and vineyards all close by. Cape Town is steeped in history and many of the museums and monuments have much to tell. For a cosmopolitan and lively experience, visit the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront with a wide variety of shops, restaurants and craft markets.

Stellenbosch

Stellenbosch dates back to 1679 and is the second-oldest wine producing region in South Africa. No more than half an hour’s drive from the cosmopolitan buzz of Cape Town, here there is a relaxed, small-town atmosphere and leisurely lifestyle, no doubt helped by the stunning natural scenery. The views over vineyards, mountains and orchards offer excellent photographic opportunities and provide a calming respite from the exciting pace of Cape Town. The mild weather and unique territory is ideal for wine-growing and the region has amassed many international awards over the years. Daily wine-tasting and cellar tours are available at most of the numerous vineyards. Many also have restaurant and picnic facilities to spend a leisurely afternoon.

Pretoria

Home to elegant, authentic architecture, significant historical sites, gorgeous leafy suburbs, and wide streets lined with bright, purple jacarandas that bloom in late Autumn, Pretoria is a simply sublime stop on any tourist's South African adventure. As a city that was once the beating heart of the apartheid regime, today, Pretoria is infused with a vibrant sense of multiculturalism.

Pilanesberg

Uncover Southern Africa’s fascinating game reserves, among which Pilanesberg National Park is one of the most accessible and thriving. Located in the Bojanala Region, within the North West Province, you are relatively near Johannesburg. Situated in the ecologically rich transition zone between the Kalahari and the Lowveld, this National Park offers thrilling game viewing. Today, there are over 7000 animals, 360 bird species, and more than 200 kilometres of roads for viewing this awe-inspiring park.

Our Offer

12 Nights
4-night stay in a Studio at The Bantry Bay Suite Hotel 4* in Cape Town
3-night stay in a Classic Room at the River Manor Boutique Hotel 4* in Stellenbosch
2-night stay in a Deluxe Room onboard the Blue Train from Cape Town to Pretoria
1-night stay in a Studio Suite at the Court Classique Suite Hotel 4* in Pretoria
2-night stay in a Standard Room at AHA Ivory Tree Game Lodge 4* in Pilanesberg

Your Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Cape Town
Day 2: Cape Town
Day 3: Cape Town
Day 4: Cape Town
Day 5: Cape Town - Stellenbosch
Day 6: Stellenbosch
Day 7: Stellenbosch
Day 8: Stellenbosch - Cape Town - Board the Blue Train
Day 9: Blue Train from Cape Town to Pretoria
Day 10: Pretoria - Disembark Blue Train
Day 11: Pretoria - Pilanesberg
Day 12: Pilanesberg
Day 13: Pilanesberg- Departure from Johannesburg

Your Hotels & Blue Train Stay

During your tour, you will stay in the following hotels and onboard the Blue Train.

At The Bantry Bay Suite Hotel 4* in Cape Town, the River Manor Boutique Hotel 4* in Stellenbosch, and the Court Classique Suite Hotel 4* in Pretoria, you will enjoy daily breakfast.

Onboard the Blue Train from Cape Town to Pretoria, you will stay on an All Inclusive Basis (breakfast, lunch and evening meal with a selection of snacks and drinks).

At AHA Ivory Tree Game Lodge 4* in Pilanesberg, you will stay on a Full Board Dining Basis (breakfast, lunch and evening meal served in the main restaurant - excludes drinks).

Cape Town: 4-night stay in a Studio at The Bantry Bay Suite Hotel 4*

Located in Cape Town’s most unique micro-climates - wind-free, insect-free, humidity-free, and rain-free almost all year round, the Bantry Bay Suite Hotel is an ideal spot for the start of your journey. Situated between the V&A Waterfront and Camps Bay, this boutique suite hotel offers well-appointed and comfortable accommodation just moments from the city's highlights. Settle into your airy and inviting room before stopping by the hotels restaurant, or the bar & garden terrace. This can be enjoyed all whilst marveling at the magnificent Atlantic Ocean on one side, and Lion’s Head on the other.

Stellenbosch: 3-night stay in a Classic Room at the River Manor Boutique Hotel 4*

Situated across from the banks of the Eerste River and only a two minute stroll from the centre of Stellenbosch, the River Manor Boutique Hotel 4* is a graciously restored retreat where attention to detail is evident throughout. With just 18 rooms, 2 swimming pools and a spa, this is the perfect spot for relaxation after the thrills of cosmopolitan Cape Town. At this hotel, each of the luxuriously- decorated rooms are spacious and contemporary with a classic undertone. Offering a perfect home-from-home and supplied with complimentary bottled water, Charlotte Rhys amenities, and home-baked chocolate chip cookies upon arrival, this hotel provides a tranquil escape from the everyday hustle and bustle of life.

Blue Train: 2-night stay in a Deluxe Room onboard the Blue Train from Cape Town to Pretoria

From Kings to presidents, many of the world's most iconic faces have experienced a stay on this magnificent, moving five-star “hotel-on-wheels”. From love-struck honeymooners, to adulated celebrities and ordinary folk who fantasise about a life of spectacular luxury, the Blue Train offers something special to all. Throughout its time, the Blue Train has defined a new era of luxury travel, showcasing a sense of style, grace, and mesmerising power that has never come close to being matched.

The route between Cape Town and Pretoria is a 31-hour journey across 1600 kilometres, through some of the most diverse and spectacular scenery offered by the African sub-continent. On the Northbound journey, the train leaves Cape Town at 08:30 and arrives in Pretoria at the Pretoria Station at 15:00.

Please Note: Guests are reminded that the check-in time at the pre-departure lounge at Cape Town Station is an hour prior to departure. 

Find your itinerary from Cape Town to Pretoria here.

Pretoria: 1-night stay in a Studio Suite at the Court Classique Suite Hotel 4*

Ideally nestled in an upmarket diplomatic suburb of Pretoria, the Court Classique Suite Hotel 4* offers easy access to a host of superb restaurants, cinemas, shops and cultural attractions in this incredible city. Thanks to hotel highlights such as free transfers within Pretoria from 7am – 6pm on the weekdays, you're guaranteed a fun-filled action-packed break in Pretoria when staying here. In addition to its plush guestrooms and delicious dining opportunities, the Court Classique Suite Hotel 4* now hosts a fully qualified Beauty Therapist on site at the Kipepeo Spa, allowing guests to banish all stress as they immerse themselves in pure South African paradise.

Pilanesberg: 2-night stay in a Standard Room at AHA Ivory Tree Game Lodge 4*

Beautifully set against the backdrop of the within the Pilanesberg Game Reserve, one of the largest volcanic complexes of its kind in the world, the AHA Ivory Tree Game Lodge offers an ideal retreat for game viewing and fun-filled safari experience. Unwind in your Standard Room which is tastefully decorated with African décor and features a relaxing outdoor sitting area, as well as a range of amenities. Make the most of delicious dining at the on-site restaurant or opt to take on a unique outdoor dining experience at the boma. There is also a host of activities including archery, interactive drumming, the award-winning Amani African Spa and quad biking. 

Your Included Excursions

Our members have the following excursion included during their stay in Pilanesberg.

Game Drive Safaris at AHA Ivory Tree Game Lodge 4*

Your Included Excursions
Don’t miss out on exciting morning and evening game drives in an open safari vehicle that takes guests out into the Big 5’s territory in Pilanesberg Game Reserve. The Pilanesberg National Park exists within the transition zone between the dry Kalahari and wetter Lowveld regions, commonly referred to as “Bushveld”. Unlike any other large park, unique overlaps of mammals, birds and vegetation occur within this transition zone. Springbok, brown hyena, the red eyed bulbul, and camel thorn trees usually found in arid areas cohabit with moist-area-limited impala, black-eyed bulbul and Cape chestnut trees. See some of the most beautiful scenery in the Mankwe Dam region - the perfect place to spot a wide variety of animals. water-buck, wildebeest, zebra and impala.

Your Journey to South Africa

Flights: Included with British Airways

Offer 1: 
Outbound from London Heathrow: 21.40 pm
Arrival in Cape Town: 10.10 pm +1
Inbound from Johannesburg: 19.20 pm or 21.10 pm
Arrival in London Heathrow: 05.30 am +1 or 07.20 am +1

All flight times are local.

Luggage: 23 kg checked baggage

Transfers: Return transfers are included as follows: Shared transfers from Cape Town Airport to Cape Town, from Cape Town to Stellenbosch, from Stellenbosch to Cape Town Station, from Pretoria Station to Pretoria and private transfer from Pretoria to the Game Lodge and back to Johannesburg Airport.

For inbound transfer arrangements please confirm with your transfer provider when you arrive. Alternatively, please check with the reception of your accommodation. If you still require assistance, please call the transfer provider directly. 

Weather

Jan
min : 16°C max : 26°C
Feb
min : 16°C max : 26°C
Mar
min : 15°C max : 25°C
Apr
min : 13°C max : 23°C
May
min : 11°C max : 20°C
Jun
min : 9°C max : 18°C
Jul
min : 9°C max : 17°C
Aug
min : 9°C max : 18°C
Sep
min : 11°C max : 19°C
Oct
min : 12°C max : 21°C
Nov
min : 14°C max : 23°C
Dec
min : 15°C max : 25°C

Travel Advice

For the latest travel advice from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office including security and local laws, plus passport and visa information please click here. 

Please note that the advice can change, and you should continue to check all advice until you travel. 


Entry Requirements 

You must ensure you have a valid passport to travel on. 

If your passport describes you as a British Citizen, you do not need a visa to enter South Africa. For non-British citizens, you should check the current entry requirements on the website of the Foreign Ministry and if necessary, confirm with the South African High Commission. 


Health
 

For information about important health advice and any vaccinations required please visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice and https://travelhealthpro.org.uk/countries

As of 15th March 2018 Plasmodium falciparum malaria has been reported in 2 UK residents, who had recently returned from the Waterberg region. Further information is available from the National Travel Health Network and Centre

If vaccinations or other preventive measures are required, you will need to visit your health professional at least 8 weeks before your trip. In the event that you are referred to a medical facility for treatment, you should contact your insurance/medical assistance company immediately. 

Please note that passport, visa and health requirements can change. It is every traveller’s responsibility to ensure they have a valid passport, any required visas, and all the necessary vaccinations/health requirements as well as adequate insurance. 

In More Detail

Please Note: This offer is for Adults-Only (12+).

Please find practical information about the property and your trip: 

This offer is not accessible to people with reduced mobility. 
Check-in time: 3 pm
Check-out time: before 12 pm

Our price doesn’t include any additional taxes, which may be payable locally.

Please Note: 
Check-in outside the hotel's standard times may incur additional fees. Check out times are subject to change, please check these with the hotel upon arrival.
Schedules and prices are subject to change. 
If the property is accessible to people with reduced mobility, this is subject to availability. To book a room for reduced mobility, please contact our Customer Services Team. 

What's Included?

  • 4-night stay in a Studio at The Bantry Bay Suite Hotel 4* in Cape Town
  • Breakfast
  • 3-night stay in a Classic Room at the River Manor Boutique Hotel 4* in Stellenbosch
  • Breakfast
  • 2-night stay in a Deluxe Room onboard the Blue Train from Cape Town to Pretoria
  • All Inclusive
  • 1-night stay in a Studio Suite at the Court Classique Suite Hotel 4* in Pretoria
  • Breakfast
  • 2-night stay in a Standard Room at AHA Ivory Tree Game Lodge 4* in Pilanesberg
  • Full Board
  • Two safari drives each day at the AHA Ivory Tree Game Lodge
  • Shared transfers from Cape Town Airport to Cape Town, from Cape Town to Stellenbosch, from Stellenbosch to Cape Town Station, from Pretoria Station to Pretoria
  • Private transfer from Pretoria to the Game Lodge and back to Johannesburg Airport
  • 23 kg checked luggage included per person
  • Return flights included with British Airways from the UK to Cape Town and Johannesburg to the UK

Not Included

  • Drinks and other meals not clearly mentioned
  • Surcharge for special requests on food, and meals.
  • Entrance fees, permits and guide service during free time.
  • Insurance, gratuities and personal expenses
  • Surcharge for public holidays

Your Contract

The flight-inclusive offer(s) shown on this page are ATOL Protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Voyage Privé is acting as agent for Premier Holidays with ATOL number 2713 and your contract is with that company.

Important Information

If booking as a single traveller, room occupancy is not guaranteed. You may be placed in either a single, double or twin room, based on the availability of the property at the time. 

The location shown on our map is to be used as a guide only and the actual location of the property may differ.

Your contact details may be passed on to the hotel so that they can make contact with you to discuss your booking in advance of your arrival.

You may be asked to provide a credit/debit card deposit on arrival to cover any purchases made in the hotel.

Although we endeavour to provide up to date information we cannot guarantee that all hotel facilities and services will be available during your stay, especially when travelling out of the main holiday periods.

Star rating standards may differ to that of the UK, depending on the country of travel.

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