Meander your way around South Africa's Zulu Route

RAINBOW TOURS is offering a leisurely 3 week holiday in South Africa offering an authentic African experience that encompasses key attractions including the Midlands Meander, The Drakensberg Mountains, the Battlefields, Zululand with its rich culture and game reserves and ending with a few days on one of the country's best beaches!  Not to mention savings of nearly £400 per person and loads of value adds if you travel before the end of October 2014!

Rainbow Tours (020 7666 1250 / is offering a new "KwaZulu- Natal Meander"  - a relaxed three-week South Africa self-drive holiday  priced from £3,160 per person sharing including all accommodation, most meals*, long haul flights to South Africa (including taxes) and car hire - saving over £390 per person or £780 per couple.


The journey includes a stay at the award-winning yet unpretentious Fordoun Spa (3 nights B&B) on the popular Midlands Meander, walking in the Drakensberg mountains around the popular Cathedral Peak Hotel (3 nights DB&B) and moving accounts of heroism in the historical Anglo-Zulu Battlefields and a Zulu culture village experience staying at Isandlwana Lodge (2 nights Full board). Then explore the Elephant Coast from your base at Ghost Mountain Inn (3 nights B&B), including varied safari experiences such as boating on Lake Jozini, "Big 5" game drives in Mkhuze Game Reserve or the famed Huluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve. Enjoy the peace and tranquillity of Thula Thula Game Reserve (3 nights Full Board), inspiration for the best seller "The Elephant Whisperer" before ending with a final three nights of sea views and convivial evenings at the rooftop bar of the luxurious Oyster Box Hotel (B&B) in the upmarket village of Umhlanga on the beautiful sandy beaches of the Dolphin Coast.

Exclusive  VALUE ADDS to Rainbow Tours

Guests booking the KwaZulu-Natal Meander receive a ‘his and hers’ back, neck and shoulder massage at Fordoun Spa, a guided walk and talk through Elliot Ndlovu’s fascinating herbal garden, upgrade to a superior room at the Cathedral Peak Hotel, a Zulu Village visit while at Isandlwana Lodge as well as a bottle of complimentary South African wine. At Ghost Mountain Lodge guests travelling with Rainbow Tours on the KwaZulu-Natal Meander receive a room upgrade, restorative 30 minute back and neck massage, boat cruise on Lake Jozini and farewell dinner on the final night. At Thula Thula Rainbow guests enjoy a complimentary picnic champagne lunch in the bush and at the Oyster Box Hotel a complimentary third night.

Savings and added value of £390 per person or £780 per couple.  Based on travel May to October 2014.  *Most meals are included as detailed above but only B&B at Fordoun and Ghost Mountain Inn. 

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Claire Roadley
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Ethos Marketing (established as African Ethos in April 1994) provides a highly effective marketing, PR and sales function in the UK for luxury hotels and lodges in Southern and East Africa.Ethos’ dynamic and professional team of six has developed a unique portfolio of prestigious clients, maintained by a constant quality of service and high level of commitment.Longstanding clients include The Blue Train and Garonga Safari Camp in South Africa (both clients since 1998) and Serena Hotels & Resorts in East and Southern Africa (clients since 2003).Other clients include Newmark Hotels (The V&A Hotel, Queen Victoria and Dock House - all on the Waterfront as well as La Splendida in Cape Town) as well as Motswari Private Game Reserve in the Timbavati (Greater Kruger) and Coral Lodge in Mozambique, Fancourt on The Garden Route, Majeka House in the Stellenbosch Winelands and Steenberg in Cape Town's Constantia Winelands.Ethos Marketing also represents 4 fantastic properties in KwaZulu-Natal including Fordoun Hotel & Spa, Ghost Mountain Inn, Isandlwana Lodge and Thula Thula Game Reserve. Ethos' Zulu Route gives visitors an authentic experience of all the main highlights of the province in a range of easy to book itineraries. The 10 member properties include Amakhosi Safari Lodge, Cathedral Peak Hotel, The Cavern, Fordoun Hotel & Spa, Ghost Mountain Inn, Isandlwana Lodge Pakamisa Private Game Reserve, Tembe Elephant Park, Thula Thula and Umkhumbi Lodge. Due to the rapidly growing worldwide tourism market, and the increase in the number of facilities available, it has become increasingly important for companies wishing to take advantage of this to market themselves effectively and cost efficiently on an international basis.Ethos offers the full service from regular sales calls, trade workshops and attending consumer shows to market research, marketing, public relations and media monitoring. Flexibility is key … every agreement is tailormade to suit the particular needs of a company, in line with their strategies.For more information or to access our high res image gallery visit