Preston, Lancashire (PRWEB) August 09, 2012
Thomas Cook Tours, the original tour expert since 1841, has slashed its prices on "the Best of South Africa" tour which departs London, Heathrow on the 23rd of October 2012. The price of the tour has been reduced by £400, and places for this 17 day tour of South Africa’s major highlights are still available.
Scheduled for the start of the South African summer, the Best of South Africa Tour is intended to give tour members an opportunity to experience the highlights of South Africa. The tour travels across the country, visits four provinces, and includes city tours, guided safaris and trips to some of South Africa’s most popular coastal resorts.
Door to Door Service
Tour members will be picked up at their homes by Thomas Cook Tours’ door-to-door driver and driven to Heathrow Airport to catch an overnight flight to South Africa on South African Airways.
The tour starts in the cosmopolitan city of Cape Town, and the highlights include:
- an exploration of the Cape Peninsula, including visits to Kirstenbosch Gardens, the harbor at Hout Bay, the Cape Winelands and the Cape Point nature reserve
- a trip to the town of Oudtshoorn where tour members can visit the Cango Caves and a working ostrich farm
- a stopover in the coastal town of Knysna, which includes an excursion to the local elephant park and a cruise of the Knysna Lagoon
- a journey to the northern reaches of KwaZulu-Natal to experience traditional tribal culture in the highlands of Zululand
- a four day stay at the Shiduli Private Game Lodge in the Kruger National Park, where tour members will enjoy game drives, guided bush walks, and leisure time beneath the warm African sun
Bookings for the Best of South Africa discounted tour are available now
The full itinerary for the Best of South Africa Tour can be viewed online at Thomas Cook Tours. The site provides a tour overview, itinerary, information on tour extras and pricing. A brochure for the tour is available for download, along with all relevant contact and booking details. In addition, site visitors can explore other discounted tour packages and itineraries in South Africa and other popular global destinations.
About Thomas Cook Tours
Thomas Cook organised his first trip in 1841. Since then, Thomas Cook Tours has become synonymous with hassle-free travel to all the world’s top destinations. It offers a choice of 70 escorted tours spanning all six continents. Each tour is carefully designed to help travellers make the most of their time on holiday, and to provide the best possible value for money.