Barefoot Luxury

Johannesburg | Rovos Rail | Cape Town | Mauritius

You’ll get a feel for the finer things that Africa has to offer on this 11 night itinerary. Experience city life in two of South Africa’s main cities and experience a trip aboard one of the most luxurious trains in the world. Round things off with a tropical getaway in the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius…

- Itinerary -

  • Day 1-2 - Saxon

    1 night | The Saxon Boutique Hotel, Johannesburg

    On arrival in Johannesburg you will be transferred from OR Tambo Airport to The Saxon Boutique Hotel. The following day it’s off to Capital Park Station in Pretoria, about an hour’s drive from the Saxon, for your incredible experience on board the Rovos Rail.

    Accommodation: The Saxon Boutique Hotel

  • Day 2-4 - Rovos Rail

    2 nights | Rovos Rail

    For two nights you’ll be on a moving adventure, a quintessential African rail journey, as you travel aboard the luxurious Rovos Rail from Pretoria to Cape Town – all meals and drinks included! The train suites are spacious and complete with all modern conveniences. It’s the epitome of old world charm – black tie, cognac in an armchair and fine dining, with spectacular views all along the way.

    Accommodation: Rovos Rail

  • Day 4-7 - Ellerman House

    3 nights | Ellerman House, Cape Town

    On arrival at Cape Town Station you will be transferred to Ellerman House for a magical 3 night stay. During your sojourn in Cape Town, you’ll go on scheduled tours to Cape Point and the Winelands, to ensure you experience all that the Mother City has to offer. On your last day you will be transferred to Cape Town International Airport.

    Accommodation: Superior House Room

  • Day 7-12 - Oberoi

    5 nights Oberoi | North Coast, Mauritius

    You will fly from Cape Town to Mauritius and then be transferred from the hotel to your accommodation for five nights – the Oberoi Hotel. On this tropical island getaway there’ll be plenty to do – whether getting your heart pumping with a variety of water sports or sunbathing on the beach, cocktail in hand. On your last day you’ll be transferred to Mauritius Airport for your flight to Johannesburg.

    Accommodation: Oberoi

The Saxon Boutique Hotel

The Saxon Boutique Hotel is perfectly located in Sandhurst, a few minutes from Sandton city, the business hub. The hotel attracts first class travellers from all over the world. It has 24 exclusive suites and was where Nobel Laureate Nelson Mandela stayed while he edited his autobiography, “A Long Walk to Freedom”.

Rovos Rail

Rovos Rail is a privately owned luxury train company travelling to top African destinations from its headquarters in Pretoria, South Africa’s Capital. Luxury train travel does not get better than Rovos Rail; it is the finest in Southern Africa. Guests will be transported back in time as they journey to Africa’s top destinations, such as Victoria Falls, Cape Town and Dar es Salaam.

Superior House Room

Ocean View Room


Sun-filled and inviting, this room features some of the best ocean views through the large bay windows (no terrace).

Size: 30 square metres / 323 square feet


  • En-suite bathroom, satellite TV, Air Conditioning & heated floors
  • Fully inclusive breakfast
  • Uncapped Wireless Internet access
  • Laundry
  • Fully stocked in-room bar and snack drawer with our selection of luxury brands
  • All beverages, including spirits and beer (excluding wine and Champagne)
  • Daily sunset cocktails and canapés
  • 24h Guest Pantry stocked with in-between meal options
  • Return airport transfers


Oberoi is situated on the North Coast with the beach right on your doorstep. The island offers a unique blend of European, African and Asian cultures for guests to explore. There is a wide variety of water sports on offer, such as water-skiing, sailing and snorkelling. The thatch rooms have panoramic views of the Indian Ocean with private swimming pools.

All the tours listed on the Ellerman House website can be tailor-made to fit your style, budget and time constraints. Whether you’d like a chauffeur, a private chef, your own dedicated game ranger or even a private jet, simply contact one of our expert travel planners who will tailor-make your African adventure of a lifetime.

- Price From -

Prices quoted are per person sharing and are subject to availability, exchange rate fluctuations and seasonality. Bookings for Ellerman House only will be quoted in ZAR.

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