Enjoy a 30-night luxury vacation with cruise, blue train journey and safari adventure from $366 per person and save up to $6,000 per couple

It’s a dream vacation come true as it combines all the right ingredients – a luxury cruise on the graceful Cunard queen victoria in Cape Town; a memorable blue train journey to experience some of the wonders of Africa, culminating in an exciting safari vacation.

Your 30-night adventure begins in Singapore where you’ll immerse yourself in a cosmopolitan city brimming with a wealth of cultures, colonial gems and historic temples.

You will then board queen victoria for a wonderful and distinguished trip to Cape Town, stopping in Colombo, capital of Sri Lanka; Port Louis in Mauritius and Port Elizabeth in Africa.

A lioness and her cub

In Cape Town, you’ll enjoy a six-night stay at the world-famous Victoria & Alfred Waterfront at the Portswood Hotel to soak up the delights of the city before boarding the luxury blue train as it sweeps through spectacular scenery from savannah grasslands to Pretoria before leaving. to Pilanesberg National Park to stay at the amazing Bakubung Bush Lodge. The lodge is located in a huge crater of an extinct volcano where you can spot the Big Five with two game drives per day.

Imagine Holidays has crafted a wonderful 30-night vacation, starting March 25, 2024 with prices starting at $10,999 per person for an inside cabin. The all-inclusive luxury train journey is limited to 50 seats.

To book, call Imagine Holidays on (02) 7254 2124 or click here for more details.

Cunard’s Queen Victoria

the regal queen victoria continues the fine tradition of a luxury line with its characteristic black and red livery, a modern and clean design with a style of service that dates back to the golden age of cruising. From her lavish and elegantly decorated public space, lavish dining rooms to spacious and luxurious staterooms, you’ll be spoiled for choice when it comes to dazzling stage performances, live entertainment, black ties, gala dinners and various onboard activities. Be sure to experience Cunard’s fine service at afternoon tea served by white-gloved waiters and dance the night away in the grand setting of the Queens Ballroom.

Meals on board queen victoria is heralded as one of the best at sea among old favorites such as Britannia Restaurant, Lotus for Asian-inspired cuisine and Smokehouse for an American-influenced menu.

When the ship calls at Sri Lanka’s capital, Colombo, known in the 19e century as the Garden City of the East, you’ll wander past the colonial buildings of the Fort district to the contemporary and cutting-edge restaurants, galleries and museums of downtown.

Port Louis in Mauritius

In Port Louis, the capital of Mauritius, there is something for every tourist: bird watchers can head to Casela Bird Park, water enthusiasts to the island’s beautiful beaches, water enthusiasts history to the Blue Penny Museum and shopaholics to local markets and stores.

In Port Elizabeth, also known as Africa’s Friendly City, stroll through the European-style town square, home to several museums, including the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum. Be sure to head to the Donkin Reserve and climb to the top of the lighthouse for fabulous views of the city.

Aerial view of Cape Town

Disembarking in Cape Town, the favorite city of South Africans, you will have the chance to admire the splendours of the Table Mountains, fabulous beaches and original shops in one of the most beautiful cities in the world.

South Africa’s iconic blue train journey will be a train journey to treasure as you travel in style and elegance with a sumptuous marble bathroom in your private cabin for a Cordon Bleu style dinner using the finest ingredients. Even good wine is served in delicate crystal glasses.

The luxury train journey by blue train

When you arrive in Pretoria, known as Jacaranda City, this is the best place to see the city’s grand architecture and plazas as well as the notable monuments lined with immaculate landscaped gardens.

Next, your three-night safari stay at Bakubung Bush Lodge in Pilanesberg National Park, a place of striking beauty and home to abundant wildlife, including the Big Five. You will take daily bush walks and game drives led by experienced rangers and game trackers who are only too willing to share their knowledge of elephant, lion, leopard, Cape buffalo and rhino.

Your unforgettable vacation ends here when you are transferred to the airport for your flight home filled with wonderful memories that you can’t wait to share with your family and friends.

Your vacation includes:

All-inclusive train travel

  • 2-night all-inclusive luxury blue train journey from Cape Town to Pretoria with an off-train excursion.

Cruise

  • 17-night full-board cruise aboard the Queen Victoria
  • Overnight in Cape Town harbor

Fully accompanied tours

  • Cape Peninsula Tour
  • Safaris in the Pilanesberg National Park

Hotel stays

  • 1 night at JEN Singapore Tanglin by Shangri-La four-star hotel with breakfast
  • 6-Night Four-Star Cape Town Break at The Portswood Hotel with Breakfast
  • 1 night four-star hotel in Pretoria at Irene Country Lodge, Autograph Collection® with breakfast
  • 3-night stay in a four-star hotel in Pilanesberg National Park at Bakubung Bush Lodge with breakfast, lunch and dinner

All flights, taxes and transfers.

To book, call Imagine Holidays on (02) 7254 2124 or click here for details.

Elisha A. Tilghman