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South Africa by Rail

11 days/ 10 nights
Combine Cape Town and Kruger Park with a journey across South Africa on board the world-famous Blue Train.
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Our South Africa by Rail itinerary combines two of Africa’s most appealing destinations – Kruger National Park and Cape Town – with a 24-hour train journey across a variety of scenic landscapes. Start your vacation in Kruger National Park at a luxury game lodge, tracking wild animals with the help of expert game rangers. From the Kruger National Park, you fly to Johannesburg for one night, before boarding the Blue Train for your South Africa by Rail experience at Pretoria Station.

Since 1946, the distinctive blue carriages of The Blue Train have transported travellers across South Africa by rail in style. Setting superb standards in luxury travel, this world-famous train offers an outstanding travel experience. The train has contemporary interiors that have been elegantly designed and fitted with rich fabrics, birch panelling and Italian marble. In Cape Town, your stay is at the exclusive Dock House in the vibrant Victoria & Alfred Waterfront. A rental car allows you to explore the city’s many attractions at your own pace. Visit Africa’s most south-westerly point at the

To conclude your trip, we visit Africa’s most south-westerly point at the Cape of Good Hope, the penguins at Boulders Beach and Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens.

Great service. Everything we could have hoped for and so much more! Looking forward already to the next trip.

Mr/s Fielder

Seattle, USA

Itinerary at a glance

Day 1, 2 & 3 :
Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Day 4 :
Johannesburg
Day 5 & 6 :
Blue Train
Day 7, 8, 9 & 10 :
Cape Town

Ashworth Africa specialises in tailor-made itineraries to southern and East Africa.


Please contact us and we will send you the South Africa by Rail itinerary which can be customised to your requirements.

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