Pride of Africa or Blue Train: The best train travel experience in the world!.
The Blue Train or Pride of Africa is one of the most enjoyable travel trains in the world. Only South Africa has such an amazing travel train in the whole world. Hundreds of tourists from all over the world, including Europe, America and England, come to South Africa every year to travel on this luxurious train only once. The train travels mainly from Pretoria to Cape Town via Namibia for nine consecutive days carrying tourists. Back to Pretoria the same way again.
The train traveled about 4000 km. The best time of the train is when it runs through the Etosha National Park in Africa. Covering an area of about 22,280 square kilometers in Namibia and South Africa, this huge park is said to be one of the largest wildlife sanctuaries in the world. There are about 100 species of birds including lions, elephants, giraffes, zebras, buffaloes, hyenas, foxes, all kinds of beautiful deer, ostriches, white rhinos.
The inside of the train is also beautifully decorated to make this journey more enjoyable, creating a close bond with nature and the animal kingdom. The train’s first-class suites cover 182 square feet, covering half of the carriage. It has a master bed, drawing room and a Victoria class bathroom. The windows are much larger and safer than those found on other trains. The whole view of the safari park can be enjoyed from the bedroom. Another pride of Blue Train or Pride of Africa is its food list and quality. The quality of the food and the awesome menu can amaze any traveler. The best master chefs from home and abroad have been kept in the cooking service of this train.
There are two observation bogies at the end of the train. Once you enter the train safari park, you can sit here and enjoy the wildlife directly. It really is an indescribable experience. The train has separate club bogies, lounge bogies and a conference bogie. The club bogie has a bar for smoking and drinks. The lounge buggy has a state-of-the-art library where travelers reading books may forget that he has come on a trip. In the conference carriage, family gossip, emergency conversations and even a lavish party can be done effortlessly.
The cost of traveling in this train will be around 20 thousand to 30 thousand rand which is about 90 thousand to 2 lakh rupees in Bengali rupees. But the joy of this trip is nothing compared to this money.