For those who prefer the highest standard of accommodations and the elegance of a luxury train journey on the Blue Train, “South Africa in Elegant Style” is a stunning itinerary. Travelers will not only enjoy the beauty of Cape Town at The Table Bay Hotel, a 5-star luxury accommodation, but they will also experience a 5-star safari in one of the most game-rich areas in Africa at Singita Private Game Reserve in Sabi Sands. This 11-day package includes international airfare from New York (JFK) or Washington DC (Dulles) on South African Airways, a journey on the Blue Train, domestic flights within South Africa, fuel surcharges and taxes, airport transfers in South Africa, 4 nights of accommodation at The Table Bay Hotel in Cape Town, 1 night on the Blue Train, 1 night at the Michelangelo Hotel and 2 nights of accommodation at Singita Boulders or Ebony Lodge.  This package starts at $8959 including taxes and fuel surcharges, based on double occupancy, and is valid at this price for travel December 1-9, 2011.

 Cape Town provides a marvelous combination of natural beauty and historic and cultural sites, offering world-class museums and bustling markets, inviting beaches and lush gardens, as well as great restaurants and wonderful shopping. This itinerary provides ample free-time in Cape Town to hit all of the highlights – Table Mountain, Robben Island, the Cape of Good Hope, and much more.

 The Blue Train Experience takes you from Cape Town to Pretoria and is a 27-hour journey of 994 miles 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 08:50 am and arrives in Pretoria at 12:30 pm, in time for high tea the following day. It stops at Matjiesfontein for an off-the-train excursion. On arrival at Matjiesfontein guests are invited for a glass of sherry at the bar. The Victorian buildings and original nineteenth century London lampposts impart to the traveler, the uncanny sense of entering a colonial time warp – an oasis suspended in a different age.

 Experience rare solitude, unsurpassed luxury and spectacular game viewing at Africa’s premier safari destination in the Sabi Sands Game Reserve. Two magnificent riverside lodges, Boulders and Ebony, have earned Singita the highest international accolades, each accommodating just 18 guests in nine suites. Your stay is fully inclusive with daily game drives.

 

South Africa in Elegant Style”, starting at just USD $8959*per person is an 11-day trip which includes:
  •      International flights: New York or Washington/Johannesburg/New York or   Washington
  •     The Blue Train journey: Cape Town/Pretoria
  •     Bateleur Air Charter flights:  Johannesburg/Singita Airstrip/Johannesburg
  •    All accommodation, services and transfers as specified
  •     Meals as specified**
  •     Transportation in luxury air-conditioned vehicles including qualified drivers
  •     Game viewing as arranged by Singita
  •     Services of Rangers/Trackers
  •     Lion World Tours Representative Meet and Greet upon arrival
  • **THE BLUE TRAIN – All meals; high tea; drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic); off-the    train excursions
  • **SINGITA – Luxurious all-suite accommodation; breakfast, lunch and dinner daily; teas/coffees; Morning and evening open Landrover game drives; All drinks, including premium wines, spirits and liqueurs (excluding champagnes); laundry; return transfers from airstrip
Lion World Tours specializes in group and individual tours to Southern and East Africa, and is a member of The Travel Corporation, which also includes Trafalgar Tours, Contiki, Brendan Vacations, Red Carnation Boutique Hotel Collection, Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection, and Insight Vacations. In its fifth decade, clients continue to benefit from Lion World Tours’ destination knowledge, expertise, and emphasis on customer service. With their safari specialists all having first-hand knowledge of Africa, Lion World Tours can confidently assist clients in creating an African adventure that fits their specific interests as well as their budget. Affordable luxury and value for money are what keep clients coming back to Lion World Tours. 

To make a booking or for questions, please call Lion World Tours at 1-800-387-2706 from the USA or 1-800-668-9968 from Canada, or visit www.lionworldtours.com to view the full itinerary.