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The Blue Train & 4* Khaya Ndlovu Manor House (4 Nights)



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SOUTH AFRICA: Combine the opulence of a legendary Blue Train journey with a stay at the 4* Khaya Ndlovu Manor House as you make your way between Pretoria and Hoedspruit.
Khaya Ndlovu Manor House
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Khaya Ndlovu Manor House 4*

South Africa, Hoedspruit

Khaya Ndlovu Manor House boasts magnificent colonial style gardens as well as unsurpassed views of the Drakensberg Mountains and surrounding bushveld. Situated in the pristine Blue Canyon Conservancy it is the perfect... [read more...]

  • Day 1
    • Rail: The Blue Train - Pretoria to Hoedspruit
  • Day 2
  • Day 3-4
  • Day 5
    • Transport: Khaya Ndlovu Manor House Transfers
    • Flight: Hoedspruit (HDS) to Johannesburg (JNB)
Full Itinerary

The Blue Train - Pretoria to Hoedspruit

Departure Schedule Pretoria to Hoedspruit (Selected Fridays)2016:
13 December.
Departure Schedule Pretoria to Hoedspruit (selected Fridays) 2017:
17 March, 7 July and 11 August.
Itinerary - Pretoria to Hoedspruit
Day 1
13:00 Register and check-in at The Pretoria Station Lounge. Guests enjoy pre-departure drinks. Welcome snacks will be served on-board the train.
14:30 Boarding starts and butlers usher guests to their suites.
15:00 The Blue Train departs Pretoria Station for Hoedspruit.
18:30 - 20:00 First Sitting Dinner
20:30 Second Sitting Dinner
Remember, dinner is an elegant affair and men are requested to wear a jacket and tie and ladies elegant evening wear.
Guests enjoy post-dinner drinks, Cognacs and Cuban cigars in the Club Car before retiring to bed.
Day 2
06:30 - 09:30 Breakfast is served on a first-come-first served basis. Breakfast can also be served in-suite at the guests' request.
10:00 The Blue Train arrives at Hoedspruit Station. (rest of your itinerary continues as arranged by your travel agent)..
Please note that there are no safe parking facilities available at Pretoria Station. We recommend transfer arrangements.
Travel Insurance is strongly recommended.
Double beds cannot be guaranteed due to limited availability.
It is advisable to pack an overnight bag for the journey, as only a limited amount of luggage can be stored in the suite. Butlers will store additional luggage in the Luggage Car. Luggage/baggage stored in the Luggage Car is limited to 50kg per guest.
Although great care will be taken to safeguard luggage and other belongings, it is recommended that luggage be insured and securely locked.
All luggage/baggage will be subjected to security check and scanning prior to boarding.
The guests should at all times have their valuables securely locked away/packaged or within easy reach.
For safety reasons no guest is allowed to bring dangerous goods such as firearms, flammable substances, fireworks, poisonous or toxic substances on board The Blue Train unless special arrangements have been made prior to departure, and written permission of such arrangement has been obtained by the guest from The Blue Train management.
Terms & Conditions

Valid for SADC residents only.
Valid on set departures:
Pretoria to Hoedspruit: 13 December 2016.
Hoedspruit to Pretoria: 14 December 2016.
Peak season surcharges and block out dates may apply. Prices are per person sharing, unless otherwise specified. All prices are indicative and correct at time of loading onto the Thompsons website and are subject to change due to rate increases, airfare increases and availability. For standard terms and conditions refer to www.thompsons.co.za E&OE.

Prices are from a starting price per person sharing, subject to change, airfare increase, currency fluctuations and availability. Taxes are estimated and based on the current exchange rate and are subject to change. Advance purchase, peak season surcharges, block out periods and minimum stay conditions may apply. Please note that airport taxes, fuel levies & surcharges are approximate and subject to change, the exact amount will be confirmed at time of booking. Valid for dates as specified. Group rates available on request. Thompsons Standard Terms and Conditions may apply. E & OE.


All Items of a personal nature. Meals not mentioned. Medical and Travel insurance.

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