When one eats too much fudge or goes out for sushi specials at least twice a week; what used to be the equivalent of a drumroll becomes as dull as a teenybopper’s autobiography. Explore uncharted territory and get your groove back save up to 50% on a single or per person sharing fourday Garden Route tour with Thompsons Guided Holidays. Choose from the following Pay R3200 per person sharing and experience a fourday Garden Route tour, valued at R6400 Pay R3523 per single person and experience a fourday Garden Route tour, valued at R7045 The moment you’re whisked away from the smiley city of Port Elizabeth, you’ll see and feel the landscape change from the frontieresque dustiness of the Eastern Cape to the fertile lushness of the Garden Route. Identified by its verdant vegetation and abundance of lakes and coastal views, the Garden Route is one of South Africa’s most popular coastal drives; stretching its foresty fronds all the way from Storms River to Heidelberg and delighting tourists and ecowarriors from across the globe. Day 1 Sunday Port Elizabeth / Knysna D Set off from the airport between 12h00 and 13h00 earlier if everyone has already arrived, travelling through the indigenous Tsitsikamma Forest towards the romantic seaside resort of Knysna, in the heart of the famous Garden Route, with scenic stops along the way. Dinner and overnight in Knysna. Accommodation Knysna Hollow Hotel or similar Day 2 Monday Knysna BB,L Cruise on the vast Knysna Lagoon and visit the Featherbed Nature Reserve. Enjoy an amazing view of the imposing sandstone ‘Heads’ which guard the sea entrance to Knysna’s huge tidal lagoon, and the forests, marshes and pristine beaches beyond. After lunch the remainder of the day is at leisure to enjoy this lovely and special town. Accommodation Knysna Hollow Hotel or similar Day 3 Tuesday Cango Caves Oudtshoorn BB,HL The morning, enjoy the wonderful views of the spectacular Outeniqua Pass en route to Oudtshoorn, the ‘feather capital of the world’, so named, because it’s the centre of South Africa’s ostrich industry. After lunch, we learn more about these hardy, enigmatic creatures during a tour of an ostrich farm. We then head underground for a fascinating tour of the Cango Caves, one of South Africa’s most incredible natural wonders. Stay overnight in Oudtshoorn. Accommodation Queens Hotel or similar Day 4 Wednesday Cape Town BB Enjoy the ever changing passing canvas as we travel to Cape Town. During the whale season we will travel via the seaside village of Hermanus in the hopes of catching a glimpse of southern right whales, which frolic offshore July to November only. Out of season we will return to Cape Town along ‘Route 62’. PRE TOUR PACKAGE – SAT On arrival at Port Elizabeth Airport you will be met by a Thompsons Representative and transferred to your hotel. This afternoon depart on a City Tour of the ‘Friendly City’ of Port Elizabeth. You will be collected on Sunday for the start of your tour. Accommodation Protea Hotel Marine or similar POST TOUR PACKAGE – WED Arrive in Cape Town Check into your accommodation in Cape Town, your base for three nights on a bed and breakfast basis. Accommodation Protea Hotel President or similar THU Cape Peninsula Depart on a full day tour to Cape Point, drive along the Atlantic seaboard, visit Hout Bay and then continue to the Cape Point Nature Reserve, before stopping off to see the lovable penguins at Boulders Beach. Drive through the historic naval village of Simon’s Town. Return to Cape Town and overnight. Accommodation Protea Hotel President or similar FRI Cape Winelands Explore the beauty of the Cape Winelands, visiting both Paarl and Stellenbosch before stopping for wine tasting at two wellknown estates. Visit the Huguenot Memorial and the Afrikaans Language Monument. Accommodation Protea Hotel President or similar SAT Departure Check out of your hotel and transfer to the airport in time for your flight. Groupon coupons Travel Cheap Accommodation Cheap Hotels Cheap Bed And Breakfast Travel Deals Package Holidays Further deals in this category 1. Christmas pamper Pay R225 for one laser lipo session OR R400 for two laser lipo sessions at Laser Lipo SA Save up to 60% 2. Save up to 83% on a sixmonth or twelvemonth online language course with Livemocha 3. Pay R399 for TFals compact range of cookware, valued at R679 4. Save up to 60% on value vouchers for clothes, shoes and accessories to spend online at 36Boutiques 5. 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Garden Route: Save up to 50% on a single or per person sharing four-day Garden Route tour with Thompsons Guided Holidays
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In a Nutshell
Save up to 50% on a single or per person sharing four-day Garden Route Route runs through Port Elizabeth, Knysna, Oudtshoorn and Cape Town Choose from four different tour dates Discover the magical Garden Route with professional tour guides Tour in air-conditioned mini or midi-buses Enjoy 3-star accommodation with private facilities Ideal for a romantic getaway Enjoy nature Great as a gift
The Fine Print
Valid for 6 May 2012 to 9 May 2012; 13 May 2012 to 16 May 2012; 3 June 2012 to 6 June 2012 ; 1 July 2012 to 4th July 2012 Booking essential and subject to availability: 031 275 3725 or email@example.com Includes transportation during tour, accommodation, three breakfasts, two lunches, one dinner and hotel porterage Excludes pre or post-tour travelling arrangements and costs Passengers must provide full names, flight details (if arriving at Port Elizabeth airport or hotel det Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.