MAURITIUS, ROVOS RAIL AND CAPE TOWN

In a 15-day odyssey, discover the beauty of Mauritius, the allure of Rovos Rail, and the charm of Cape Town. Start with 7 opulent nights at Heritage La Telfair in Mauritius, where the sea caresses the shore. Luxuriate for 3 nights on the Rovos Rail, traversing diverse landscapes in timeless elegance. Finally, relish 4 nights at Cape Town’s iconic Table Bay Hotel, where the city’s vibrant energy beckons. Tee off on premier golf courses like Tamarina, Paradis, Heritage Le Chateau, La Reserve, Steenberg, and Clovelly. Each offers a golfing experience beyond compare. Savor full-day sightseeing in Mauritius, a catamaran escapade, and encounters with penguins. Ascend Table Mountain, explore Cape Town’s vibrant streets, and embark on a wine-tasting journey at Ernie Els Wine Farm. This remarkable journey weaves enchanting landscapes, cultural encounters, luxury, and adventure, etching memories of splendor and discovery into your heart forever.
Duration
16 Days
rounds of golf
6
stops
3

Trip Highlights

  • A catamaran experience, including lunch
  • Cape Town tour and Table Mountain
  • Cape Peninsular tour and Boulders Beach penguins
  • Wine-tasting experience at Steenberg

Trip Overview

Day 1-7
Arrival in Mauritius

Upon your arrival at Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport in Mauritius, a warm welcome awaits you. Our representative will be there to greet you and assist with immigration and luggage collection. From the airport, you’ll be transported to the elegant Heritage Le Telfair Golf and Wellness Resort.

Accommodation: You’ll enjoy the lap of luxury during your 7-night stay at the Heritage Le Telfair Golf & Wellness Resort. Your accommodations are thoughtfully designed and set against the backdrop of the mesmerizing Indian Ocean. What’s more, you’ll experience the Gourmet Bliss All Inclusive package, which includes daily golf at the stunning Le Chateau Golf Course and a round on the newly opened La Reserve Golf Links, a course highly anticipated for its future greatness.

Day 4
amarina Golf Club and Catamaran Cruise

Today is a day of golfing excellence as you head to Tamarina Golf Club. This course promises not only challenging holes but also stunning views of the surroundings. After your round of golf, embark on a full-day sightseeing cruise aboard a catamaran. Enjoy a sumptuous lunch as you sail along the picturesque coast of Mauritius.

Day 6
Paradis Golf Club

Get ready for another golfing adventure as you’re taken to the renowned Paradis Golf Club. With its breathtaking coastal location, this course offers not only an exceptional game of golf but also captivating views of the ocean.

Day 8
Departure to Johannesburg

As your time in tropical paradise comes to an end, enjoy a leisurely breakfast. If your flight schedule allows, you have the option for one last round of golf in this beautiful setting. Following your morning activities, you’ll be transferred to the airport for your flight to Johannesburg, South Africa.

Accommodation: You will be transferred to the stunning Residence Hotel, where you will check-in for 1 night.

Day 9
Your Rovos Rail adventure commences in Pretoria, where you’ll gather at the train station. The anticipation is palpable as you step onto the platform and are greeted by the iconic green carriages of Rovos Rail.

Boarding the Train: After a warm welcome from the staff, you’ll board the train, which is a masterpiece of Victorian elegance. Your journey to Cape Town begins with a sense of nostalgia, a nod to the golden age of rail travel.

Deluxe Suite: Your Deluxe Suite awaits you with its exquisite wood paneling, rich fabrics, and opulent furnishings. It’s a haven of comfort and luxury for your 3-night journey.

Lunch on Board: As the train departs Pretoria, you’ll gather in the dining car for your first onboard gourmet dining experience. The menu is a symphony of flavors, complemented by South African wines.

Observation Car: Spend your afternoon in the observation car, where large windows and an open-air platform offer breathtaking views of the changing landscapes. Capture photos of the rolling hills and wide-open plains as you head south.

Dinner and Evening Entertainment: In the evening, return to the dining car for a sumptuous dinner. Engage in lively conversations with fellow travelers and perhaps enjoy some live music or storytelling in the lounge car before retiring to your comfortable suite.

Day 10
Kimberley

Awake to another day aboard the Rovos Rail. Breakfast is served in the dining cars until 10:00 en route to Kimberley.

Lunch is served in the dining cars.

Enjoy a tour of Kimberley’s Diamond Mine Museum and the Big Hole. As the capital of the Northern Cape, Kimberley is well known for the discovery of diamonds that led to its establishment in 1871.

Dinner is served in the dining cars. Overnight on board.

Day 11
Matjiesfontein and the Karoo

Awake to the rhythm of the train’s wheels on the tracks as you approach Matjiesfontein, a charming and historic village in the heart of the Karoo.

Morning Exploration: After breakfast on board, disembark for a guided tour of Matjiesfontein. Learn about its fascinating history and explore its well-preserved Victorian buildings.

Lunch on Board: Rejoin the train for lunch and continue your journey through the vast and arid landscapes of the Karoo.

Observation Car and High Tea: Spend your afternoon in the observation car, capturing the stark beauty of the Karoo. Later, enjoy traditional high tea with a selection of delectable treats.

Dinner and Evening on Board: As the sun sets, return to the dining car for a sumptuous dinner. The evening on board offers relaxation, good company, and the soothing rhythm of the train as you head toward your next destination.

Day 12
The Western Cape and Winelands

Today, your Rovos Rail journey takes you into the lush landscapes of the Western Cape.

Breakfast on Board: Start your day with a delightful breakfast in the dining car.

Route through the Winelands: Marvel at the picturesque vineyards and mountains as the train winds its way through the Winelands region.

Lunch on Board: Enjoy lunch on board, showcasing the flavors of the Western Cape, accompanied by superb local wines.

Arrival in Cape Town: Your journey concludes as you arrive at Cape Town station, nestled in the heart of the vibrant V&A Waterfront.

Disembarkation: Bid farewell to the train and its attentive staff, leaving with cherished memories of your Rovos Rail adventure.

Upon arrival at Cape Town station, you’ll be greeted and transferred to your hotel located in the vibrant V&A Waterfront.

Accommodation: Your next 5 nights will be spent at the iconic Table Bay Hotel, offering luxurious rooms with stunning views of Table Mountain and the Atlantic Ocean.

Day 13
Cape Town City Tour and Table Mountain

Start your day with a half-day Cape Town city tour, exploring the vibrant streets, historical landmarks, and cultural treasures of this captivating city. The tour also includes a visit to the iconic Table Mountain, accessible via the Cableway.

Day 14
Clovelly Golf Course

Today’s golfing adventure takes you to Clovelly Golf Course, known for its lush fairways and scenic beauty. Enjoy a memorable round of golf with shared carts and caddies.

Day 15
Cape Peninsula Full Day Tour & Boulders Penguin Colony

Explore the breathtaking Cape Peninsula on a full-day excursion, visiting Cape Point, Chapman’s Peak Drive, and the enchanting Boulders Penguin Colony, where you can observe these charming birds up close.

Day 16
Steenberg Golf Club and Wine Tasting

Experience a delightful round of golf at Steenberg Golf Club, where the stunning vineyards and mountains provide a picturesque backdrop. After golf, indulge in a wine-tasting experience at Steenberg Wine Farm, savoring the finest flavors of the region.

Day 17
Departure from Cape Town

Your final day of this unforgettable adventure has arrived. After breakfast and some time to reflect on your journey, you’ll be transferred to Cape Town Airport for your onward flight, concluding your remarkable Southern African odyssey.

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