Journey into the heart of South Africa on the majestic Blue Train

    Journey into the heart of South Africa on the majestic Blue Train

    A journey on the Blue Train takes you straight into the heart of South Africa, through some of the most diverse and spectacular scenery offered by the African continent. The Blue Train has an aura of sumptuous luxury and mystique. Many kinds, royalty, presidents and the rich and famous have travelled on this magnificent five star moving hotel. Luxurious train journeys are such an elegant choice of travel, offering the romance and opulence of a bygone era. The Blue train has an incredible 41 luxury suites and 37 deluxe suites.

    What could be more luxurious than waking up to the sun rise over Karoo with your very own personal butler pouring you fresh coffee with the scenery dancing past you at a leisurely pace, it has to be one of the most idyllic ways to discover South Africa.

    The very name has become synonymous with the ultimate in luxury and personal service. As the ever changing scenery flashes past the windows, guests can savour exquisite meals prepared freshly prepared on board by top chefs. The exquisite meals are complimented by the finest wines of South Africa has to offer. There are also options to enjoy superb guided excursions en route and stop over’s in luxury hotels and accommodation as part of a more varied itinerary.

    The suites on the Blue train live up to the reputation of splendour and magnificence, with the finest interior and finishing’s with marble tiles and gold fittings in the bathrooms and sheer opulence. When you choose to travel on the blue train for a luxury South Africa holidays, you will choose to travel in a world of romance, luxury and grace. If you can imagine nothing better than sitting on a comfy chair, wine glass in hand, watching the amazing countryside roll by, a luxury train safari is potentially the perfect holiday for you. I can think of no better location for a luxury holiday than a holiday to South Africa.

    Pendent upon which route you choose, you’ll experience completely different stopovers. If you’re heading south between Pretoria and Cape Town, you will stop in Kimberley for a historical journey through the era of the diamond rush. If you choose to head north on the Blue Train you’ll stopover in Matijesfontein to experience Victorian magnificence, you will truly feel that you have stepped out into one of your favourite Victorian novels.

    On the Blue Train you can experience the finest of dining, the Blue Train it is a banquet of all the senses. As the sky darkens and the sun goes down the day’s smart casual dress code gives way to an elegant parade of eveningwear and traditional attire. The Blue Train is fully equipped to accommodate vegetarian, kosher and other special dietary requirements. The Blue Train’s legendary cuisine is an irresistible tribute to culinary mastery.

    If you fancy an old fashioned luxury rail journey, if so the Blue Train may be just the right choice for your luxury South Africa holiday.

    Jack Jones recommends Mahlatini, visit for advice on luxury South Africa holidays, romantic honeymoons and family vacations.