b"Kruger AFRICAYOUR ITINERARY 3PretoriaJohannesburgDays 1-3 - To Cape Town and the Cape of Good Hope KimberleyWe fly to Cape Town, arriving on Day 2. We take in some of Cape Towns2 SOUTH AFRICAmost iconic sights on an orientation tour. Your evening is then free to begin exploring South Africas vibrant capital. We spend a full day4exploring the magnificent Cape of Good Hope on Day 3, heading toCape TownCape Point on the south-western tip of Africa. Here, we take the Flying Dutchman funicular railway to a lighthouse that sits at the top of the peninsula, admiring views across the Atlantic Ocean. After sitting downNights in hotel Nights on train Rail Coachto lunch at a local restaurant, we travel along False Bay and throughTOUR HIGHLIGHTSSimons Town naval base to Boulders Beach, a pristine beach thats hometo a colony of indigenous penguins.Journey on the Blue Train. Days 4-5 - South Africas Vineyards and Cape Town Explore Cape Town, visiting Table We visit one of Africas most famous sights today, taking a cable car upMountain and Boulders Beach. Table Mountain to enjoy the incredible, panoramic views over the city and ocean beyond. We continue by taking a coach out of the city forGo on safari in Kruger. an excursion that introduces us to one of South Africas most famousTaste wines in the Stellenbosch exports, wine. We travel into the countryside to two of the countrysand Franschhoek Valleys.finest wine-producing areas, Franschhoek and Stellenbosch Valleys. We sample some excellent local wines and are treated to a deliciousWHAT'S INCLUDEDboerelbraai lunch - an authentic social event that sees loved ones gather together to grill meat on a barbecue. On Day 5 youre free to explore Cape Town. The city is home to some gorgeous natural landmarks,UK Tour Manager throughoutincredible street art, and brightly-painted buildings along the waterfront.Flights from London Heathrow You could visit Robben Island, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Itsto Cape Town, and from notoriety centres around the fact that President Nelson Mandela wasJohannesburg to London imprisoned here during the apartheid regime. The island now houses aHeathrow museum detailing the struggle for democracy in South Africa. Luggage transfers throughoutDays 6-8 - The Blue Train, Kimberley and Pretoria 7 nights 4 and 5-Star hotel You have time to explore Cape Town before we transfer to the stationaccommodationfor our journey on The Blue Train. A butler escorts you to your cabin and provides an orientation tour of the train as we begin our journey.2 nights aboard the Blue TrainThe service on The Blue Train is impeccable, and we enjoy all meals and included drinks on board. We arrive in Kimberley on Day 7, a town19 meals including 9 breakfasts, 5 that enjoyed a prosperous past thanks to the discovery of diamondslunches and 5 dinnersin the area. Here, we visit The Big Hole mine museum. The hill whereAll drinks included while on the diamonds were found disappeared due to over-mining and the resultingBlue Trainspace became known as the Big Hole. Today, theres a fascinating museum here detailing the history of the site. We re-board the train forAll tour excursionsdinner. After breakfast on Day 8, we arrive in Pretoria, a city thats home to South Africas government and Union Buildings. We transfer to our hotel on the banks of the Sabie River, just 330 feet from the entranceREGIONAL DEPARTURES AVAILABLEto Kruger National Park and the perfect base for safari drives. Krugerfrom Manchester, Glasgow and National Park was founded in 1898 to create a protected area for wildlife.Edinburgh from 50 per person.Today, its one of the most famous safari parks in the world.Days 9-10 - Kruger National Park Safaris2021 DEPARTURES Max 25 PeopleBoth today and on Day 10, we enjoy full-day game drives to track theOct 30 4,295 Nov 13 4,295iconic wildlife of Kruger National Park. We start by tracking the big cats, still out from their night spent hunting. The park is home to the Big Five2022 DEPARTURES Max 25 People- the lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo - all of which we hope to see during our drives. There are many other species to spot, large andJan 15 4,095 Oct 29 4,295small, as well as fascinating plants and unique birds. The hotel providesFeb 12 4,195 Nov 12 4,195us with a prepared lunch ahead of each days drives, and we return to our hotel mid-afternoon both days. The rest of the day is then free forTour Code: BKJ| per person based on 2 you to relax, perhaps in the spa or by the swimming pool. sharing. Deposit from 630 per person. Supplement for solo travellers from 1,395. Upgrade to a Luxury Cabin on The Blue Train Days 11-12 - Kruger and home from 375. Please note the itinerary for 2021 Enjoy a free morning in Kruger. Later, we transfer to Johannesburgdepartures may differ, please call for more airport for our flight back home, landing on Day 12.details. For the latest guidance on entry requirements, please visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-adviceCall us on 01904 521990 or visit GreatRail.com for more details 135"