Southern African Rail & Steam Tours
Take the steam train and enjoy the old and relaxing way of travel

Maluti Wanderer 2018

8 Day Steam Safari 31. March - 07. April 2018 . Every steam operated day we will have different photo-stops and run-pasts.

We will use the following steam locomotive classes during this tour: 25NC 3437 / 15F 3046

Day 1: Our train departs in the early morning in direction Freestate. We arrive in the early evening in Kimberley. Day 2: Today we visit the Kimberley Big Hole Museum and the old steam Yard in Beaconsfield. Enjoy a night photo shoot at the Kimberley steam base of Steamnet 2000.  Day 3: Before sunrise we start our journey in direction Bloemfontein.  Day 4: Today we are travel the section from Bloemfontein to Modderpoort, a beautiful landscape following each side of the track Day 5: Intensive photo and video session in the early morning at Modderpoort, later we head to Ficksburg. After we arrived in Ficksburg and the engines where serviced we will visit the Sandstone Estates. This night we stay over in Ficksburg or Kommando- / Generaalsnek. Day 6: A visit of Lesotho is planned today, enjoy a scenic excursion up to the impressive Katse Dam.  Day 7: Sandstone Estates steam day, enjoy the world largest narrow gauge collection  Day 8: Steam trains from Generaalsnek to Bethlehem, many photo opportunities Day 9: Early morning photo session at the old steam depot Bethlehem, then we will dislocate to Clarens a picturesque village with lots of art galleries and shops, before we return to the train we will enjoy a big cat safari. Day 10: Today we leave Bethlehem in Direction Germiston, probably we have to use electric traction for this section (Rail access rules). At the late afternoon we will arrive in Germiston, photo shooting while shunting and loco servicing Day 11: Today we travel from Germiston to Magaliesburg, photo sessions between Krugersdorp and Magaliesburg Day 12: Today we are out for a Big 5 safari, enjoy the day out and the meal in the park Day 13: Unfortunately already the last tour train! Early morning departure from Bethlehem to Germiston, we will arrive on the late afternoon; You are welcome to take some photos while we stop along for the engine service and enjoy the possibility of taking photos at the steam depot during we clean the fire for the night storage.

Ticket Prices:



Gold Class Double Compartment   


Rand 77'500 per Person

Silver Class Single Compartment


Rand 71'250 per Person

Silver Class Double Compartment single occupation


Rand 92'900 per Person

Silver Class Double Compartment


Rand 69'100 per  Person

Economy Class Single Compartment


Rand 65'000 per Person

Economy Class 4 Berth Compartment 2 passengers


Rand 62'950 per Person

Economy Class 4 Berth Compartment 3 passengers


Rand 61'300 per Person

Economy Class 4 Berth Compartment 4 passengers


Rand 60'200 per Person

 

Included in the Ticket Prices:

All nights and accommodation on the train / 13 days tour / 12 nights on the train / 9 days steam traction / all meals / 2 bottle mineral water per night / fruit buffet, tea and coffee, 24hours self service / house keeping / Sandstone visit / excursion at Bethlehem / 24 hours on board security / 24 hours medical service, all excursions 

 

Additional Elements and Prices:


 

Overnight stay day before Tour start, including a Braai ( South African BBQ) for dinner     


Rand 250 per Person

One additional overnight stay at the end of the Tour including dinner     


Rand 250 per Person