Tadhg Peavoy takes a look of some of the best offers abroad available this week.

If you are looking for a holiday with wow factor, then GoHop.ie has one offer at present that might fit the bill: the ultimate tour from Cape Town to Victoria Falls.

From the stunning beauty of Cape Town, to a burnt orange sunset over Namibia's Fish River Canyon, to a river cruise through Chobe National Park, this ultimate Africa tour is a mouth-wateringly exciting trip.

Canoeing down the Okavango Delta in Botswana, embarking on a game drive in Etosha National Park and feeling the raw power of Victoria Falls are all parts of this journey, which encompasses much of the best of southern Africa.

You can take this amazing 22-day tour from Cape Town to Victoria Falls from €2,413 per person.

The price includes: Return flights ex Dublin, meals as per the itinerary, 21-nights accommodation, transport in an overland vehicle, 4x4 safari vehicle and mokoro, taxes and charges.

Travel: 5, 19 or 26 September or 10 October 2013.
Ref No: INUXOF22.

Highlights of the trip include:
• Tracking with the San Bushmen of Namibia
• Spotting exotic wildlife on a game drive through Ethosa National Park
• Hearing the roar of the mighty Victoria Falls
• Gliding down Botswana's Okavango Delta on a canoe
• Scrambling to the top of one of the world's highest sand dunes in Sossusvlei
• Experiencing the beauty of South Africa's Cape Town
• Witnessing the immensity of the rocky Spitzkoppe
• Visiting the seal colonies of Cape Cross

As ever, Ebookers.ie has another host of excellent flight and hotel deals on offer at present. This week’s options include Bologna, Alicante, Gran Canaria and Nice; four very sweet options for some late summer sun.

Book the deals below at www.ebookers.ie.

Bologna
Flight plus three nights
4* B4 Bologna Tower
€248pp inc taxes
SAVE €48 on this package
20% off minimum stay 2 nights, breakfast buffet Included.
Departing from Dublin on Sunday 18 August

Alicante
Flight + 3 nights
4* El Plantio Golf Resort
€296pp inc taxes
SAVE €17 on this package
Departing from Dublin on Sunday 1 September

Lisbon
Flight + 5 nights
3* Vip Inn Berna Hotel
€333pp inc taxes
SAVE €14 on this package
Free internet
Departing from Dublin on Saturday 7 September

Gran Canaria
Flight + 7 nights
4* Club Cala Blanca
€378pp inc taxes
SAVE €15 on this package
Departing from Dublin on Thursday 12 September

Nice
Flight + 5 nights
3* Appart City Nice Acropolis
€396pp inc taxes
SAVE €36 on this package
Departing from Dublin on Thursday 19th September

Direct Holidays is another brand that offer superb late deals and its current Mediterranean, North African and Middle Eastern options are excellent. See them listed below and log on to www.directholidays.ie to book.

August
Direct Holidays – 7 nights in Turkey, from €415 per person
Staying in the 3* Mandarin Gardens Apartments in Bitez, self-catering basis, departing 17 August 2013 – ex Dublin

Direct Holidays – 7 nights in Mallorca from €567 per person
Staying in the 3* Bellevue Apartments in Alcudia, self-catering basis, departing 18 August 2013 – ex Dublin

Direct Holidays – 7 nights in Ibiza from €679 per person
Staying in the 3* Hotel Sol Ibiza in Santa Eulalia, half-board basis, departing 16 August 2013 – ex Dublin

If none of the Direct Holidays deals float your boat, then Thomas Cook Holidays has also got a great selection to choose from. Book at www.thomascook.ie.

August
Thomas Cook Ireland – 7 nights in Lanzarote from €835 per person
Staying in the 4* Fariones Playa in Puerto del Carmen, B&B basis, departing 17 August 2013 - ex Dublin

Thomas Cook Ireland – 7 nights in Portugal from €670 per person
Staying in the 3* Verde Pino Apartments in Vilamoura, self catering basis, departing 18th August 2013 – ex Dublin

Thomas Cook Ireland – 7 nights in Spain (Costa del Sol) from €576 per person
Staying in the 3* Cortijo Blanco Hotel in San Pedro de Alcantara, all inclusive basis, departing 17th August 2013- ex Dublin
September

Thomas Cook Ireland – 7 nights in Corfu from €395 per person
Staying in the Garnovos Apartments in Sidari, self catering basis, departing 6th September 2013- ex Dublin

To book call 01 514 0328 or log on to www.thomascook.ie or visit your local travel agent. (price includes on-line discount)

All holidays based on 2 adults sharing, unless otherwise stated and inclusive of flights, transfers, accommodations as specified, baggage allowance and all taxes and charges. Optional supplements may be applicable at time of booking. Offers are subject to availability, correct at time of issue.
 

Tadhg Peavoy

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