Package Tour - 7 day Train Namakwa Flower tour from Joburg
Categories: Botanical / Countryside / Rail
AUG - SEPT ONLY A wonderful train trip from Johannesburg to Cape Town on Premier Classe train. Spoil yourself on a stylish week train tour. You will love our packaged train tours as we organize everything on behalf of you!: train travel, bus transport, accommodation, meals, excursions, tour guide, safety & security. Your holiday will start once you arrive at the train station where one of the representatives will welcome you.
At a Glance
Day 1: Johannesburg or Pretoria to On the Train
Day 1 On arrival at the station your tour guide will meet you at the entrance platform. Board the
train, unpack, make yourself comfortable and start enjoying the trip. The tour guide will visit you in your compartment and you can start preparing for your welcome dinner. The train
Overnight: On the Train
Day 2: On the train to Langebaan
We travel across the Great Karoo (never underestimate or ignore the beauty of this vast space)
and late morning we reach Worcester. We disembark, board the bus and visit the Worcester
Karoo Park, then onto Piekenierskloof, Citrusdal & Clanwilliam and into the Cederberg Mountains until we reach Klawer. Dinner will be served. Overnight in the hotel.
Day 3: Langebaan
After breakfast we depart for Van Rhynsdorp where the Kokerboom Nursery is visited briefly.
From here we cross the spectacular Van Rhyn’s Pass (ascending 800 metres within 6 kilometres), to reach Nieuwoudtville (the “Ball Plant capital of the world”). This area is known as one of the world’s most exciting flower areas. A lunch is served (local food) at a
very reasonable price. The spectacular Nieuwoudville waterfall and Quiver Tree Forest are visited. Late afternoon we taste some good (and affordable) wines, before enjoying dinner. We sleep again in the same hotel as Day 2.
Day 4: Langebaan to Klawer region
After an early breakfast we depart by bus for Club Mykonos in Langebaan. We’ll travel via Lamberts Bay (Bird island), Graaffwater, Leipoldtville, Elands Bay, Dwarskersbos, Velddrift
& Laaiplek to Langebaan. Tonight we enjoy a small dinner at “Boesmanland Plaaskombuis”
ands overnight at Club Mykonos.
Day 5: Klawer region
After breakfast we depart by bus for Tietiesbaai, Cape Columbine & Saldanha where the panoramic view from “Hoedjieskop” will be enjoyed. This harbour town is well known for its
Military Academy, Steel Plant and terminal for the iron ore railway line from Sishen in the
Northern Cape. Enjoy tea at the famous(?) Paternoster Hotel. Some of the best flowers are
seen in this area. We’ll find it. Tonight we dine again at the “Boesmanland Plaaskombuis”,
close to Club Mykonos. We overnight in the same hotel as Day 4
Day 6: Klawer region to Hex River Pass Worcester
After breakfast we’ll depart for Darling (“Evita se Perron”) & Tulbach (“Paddagang”) and the
historic Church street before we join the train again in Worcester. The train departs just after
noon after which we’ll travel over the spectacular Hex River Pass on our way to the Karoo. Ahearty dinner will be served tonight before our last night’s sleep on the train.
Overnight: On the Train
Day 7: Worcester to Johannesburg Pretoria
A last breakfast will be enjoyed on the train before arriving in Gauteng at late afternoon.
Overnight: End of tour