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7 day Train Namakwa Flower tour from Joburg

At a Glance

  • Tour duration: 3 days / 2 nights
  • Group size: 2 to 20 people per tour
  • Tour departs from: Johannesburg or Pretoria
  • Price: From R9700 to R16450 per person

Tour Highlights

  • Comfortable, Affordable, Safe, Fun-filled & Nostalgic
  • Travelling by train is ‘lekker’!
  • Magnificent scenery from the comfort of the train
  • Fully guided tour
  • Specular wild flower in Namakwa area

Suitable for those interested in Botanical, Countryside, Rail


  1. 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
    travels overnight.

    OVERNIGHT: On the Train

  2. 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.

    OVERNIGHT: Klawer

  3. 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.

    OVERNIGHT: Klawer

  4. 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.

    OVERNIGHT: Langebaan

  5. 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

    OVERNIGHT: Langebaan

  6. 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

  7. 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



Return train trip, accommodation in reputable hotels or lodges,
meals, luxury bus transport, tour guide and entry to excursions as mentioned in
the itinerary.
Meals: Two good meals per day (breakfast and dinner) are served and are included in
the tour price.
Accommodation: We stay for 2 nights at Club Mykonos or a similar Hotel and another
two nights at the Klawer Hotel or similar facility. Two nights are spent on the
Excluded from the tour price: Entry fees at tourist destinations not mentioned in the
itinerary, personal expenses, meals not mentioned, Comprehensive Travel
Insurance and gratuities.

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