GROUP PRESENTATIONS

CROATIA

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Join Globus Journeys expert Connie Szczerba, and Christine Ward Great Escapes, for an informational seminar detailing a 11-day group tour through Croatia, from Zagreb to Dubrovnik.


  The presentation takes place Tuesday, February 19th at 2 p.m. Contact Christine-GreatEscapes@mymts.net or 204-885-7261 for location details.  SPACE IS LIMITED!   RSVP by February 18th. 


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Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda & Uganda

Joanne Fillion, Global Purpose Specialist, will present this G Adventures tour, affiliated with National Geographic Journeys at the end of March 2019.  Watch this space for details or contact Christine-GreatEscapes@mymts.net


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for details on this tour.

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Tanzania Safari

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 Watch this space for date, time & location of the G Advenures-National Geographic 7-day safari information session for end March 2019.  Contact 

Christine-GreatEscapes@mymts.net 

for details.


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ITALY AND THE DALMATIAN COAST - WINDSTAR (escorted)

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August 12-20, 2019 (9 days)       


Explore the shores of Italy, Croatia, and Montenegro, discovering the charm of Venice, the magnificence of Rome, and the vast beauty of the Dalmatian Coast.          


Ports of Call are:  Venice (Italy);  Rovinj, Split & Dubrovnik (Croatia);    Kotor (Montenegro); Giardini Naxos, Sorrento, & Rome (Italy).          


Price includes all meals in all venues at all times on board the ship;   

all non-alcoholic beverages including specialty coffees and sodas;   

welcome cocktail at reception;   

$100 shipboard credit/person;   

unlimited use of water sports platform while at anchor;   

all onboard entertainment;   

24-hour room service;   

oceanview cabin;   

barbeque under the stars onboard the ship;   

informative nightly port talks and destination briefings.             


NOT INCLUDED:  

airfare 

(but I would be happy to quote your airfare tailored to your preferred length of stay in Italy);

 spa treatments; 

alcoholic beverages 

(beverage package can be purchased in advance with cruise fare); 

WiFi 

(internet package can be purchased in advance with cruise fare); 

shore excursions; 

casino;

 items of personal nature; 

laundry services; 

travel insurance 

(ASK ME for a quote, as prices vary due to age, trip duration and package cost); 

tipping and gratuities 

(gratuity package can be purchased in advance with cruise fare).          


Starting at $3,049.00/person (includes taxes)       


For complete itinerary & stateroom categories,   Contact   Christine-GreatEscapes@mymts.net          20% non-refundable deposit required, with final payment due May 7 2019.

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RWANDA & UGANDA GORILLA DISCOVERY-National Geographic Journeys Exclusive - G Adventures (escorted)

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9  days, Kigali to Entebbe

Tour Start Date: 11 January 2020 

Tour End Date: 19 January 2020


Your guide puts up his hand and motions for you to crouch down — a silverback gorilla settles down to eat nearby. The experience is just one breathtaking moment of an unforgettable nine-day expedition to the forests of Rwanda & Uganda to track gorillas, golden monkeys, & other wildlife. As you witness primates in their element, tap into your own wild side.


Get up close and personal with mountain gorillas in their backyard 


Learn about gorillas during a lecture from one of the head wardens of 

Volcanoes National Park 


Enjoy a local lunch at the G Adventures-supported Nyamirambo Women's Centre 


Trek through the forest to visit Chimpanzees & Golden Monkeys.


Service Level: Upgraded

Quality accommodations & more inclusions than on other G Adventures tours imeals, private transport, & activities.


Physical Grading: 4 - Demanding

Some high-altitude hikes or more strenuous activities, but accessible to most healthy travellers.


Travel Style: National Geographic Journeys

Greater exploration, insider access, and the freedom to roam – all without sacrificing comfort.


Trip Type: Small Group

6 travellers per departure 


What's Included: 

Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Nyamirambo Women's Centre, Community Walk, Kigali 

Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Mountain Gorilla Conservation Experience, Volcanoes National Park 

Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Gorilla Lecture, Volcanoes National Park 


Your G for Good Moment: Nyamirambo Women's Centre, Local Lunch, Kigali 

Your G for Good Moment: AidChild Equation Cafe & Gallery, Kayabwe. 

Arrival transfer. All national park entrance fees. Genocide memorial entrance. Guided mountain gorilla trek with permits. Golden monkey trek with permits. Guided chimpanzee trek with permits. Local village walk. Safari drives in Queen Elizabeth National Park. Wildlife boat cruise in Kazinga Channel. Visit to the Equator. Drum workshop. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.

  

Meals Included  8 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 6 dinners   Most of the meals on this tour are included in the tour price.   Vegetarian meals and other dietary requirements need to be specified prior to arrival.  


Transport  4x4 safari vehicle, walking, hiking, boat.


CAD 8,499.00 per person, 

based on Double occupancy  

Based on a minimum of 6.  


To book, deposit of $500/person is required.  Final balance 

due September 13, 2019


My Own Room (single supplement) CAD:  +$2,009.00  Max number of MOR's - 2   


Please note if you have booked the My Own Room/Tent option for this tour, you will receive your own single accommodation for all night stops.


ASK ME: about adding the TANZANIA SAFARI EXPERIENCE - National Geographic Journeys Exclusive - after your  RWANDA & UGANDA GORILLA DISCOVERY experience.  See next page.


ASK ME FOR A QUOTE ON AIR FARE AND/OR TRAVEL INSURANCE.

CONTACT CHRISTINE WARD

TANZANIA SAFARI EXPERIENCE -National Geographic Journeys Exclusive -- with G Adventures (escorted)

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Tanzania Safari


Tour Start Date: 20 January 2020 

Tour End Date: 26 January 2020


Suggestion:  Combine with RWANDA & UGANDA GORILLA DISCOVERY -- 

See previous page

(Maximum of 6 in a group)


Go on an unforgettable seven-day adventure in Tanzania. Search for the "big five" in scenic Lake Manyara, the wildlife-teeming Ngorongoro Crater, and the plains of the Serengeti. Explore the area around the Olduvai Gorge, which has been occupied by humans — and their earliest ancestors — for almost two million years. Here where the cradle of humanity meets the masters of the animal kingdom, experience your own evolution. 


Visit the G Adventures-supported Clean Cookstoves Project 


Embark on numerous wildlife safari drives 


Enjoy the African sunset over scenic 

Lake Eyasi 


Meet the researchers and scientists at the Serengeti Wildlife Centre.


Start/Finish City: Arusha to Arusha


Service Level: Upgraded

Quality accommodations and more inclusions than on other G Adventures tours, like meals, private transport, and activities.


Physical Grading: 2 - Light

Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.


Travel Style: National Geographic Journeys

Greater exploration, insider access, and the freedom to roam – all without sacrificing comfort.


Trip Type: Small Group of 6   


What's Included  

Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Clean Cookstove Project Talk, Mto wa Mbu Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Serengeti Wildlife Research Centre Lecture, Serengeti National Park Your G for Good Moment: Mto wa Mbu Village Visit and Lunch, Mto wa Mbu Your G for Good Moment: Clean Cookstove Project Visit, Mto wa Mbu. Arrival transfer. Wildlife safari drives in Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara, and Serengeti National Park. Entrance to Olduvai Gorge Museum. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.


CAD $4,999.00 per person,  based on Double occupancy  


My Own Room (single supplement) CAD $519.00  Maximum number of MOR's - 2


To book, deposit of $500/person is required.  Final balance   due September 13, 2019


Extras: ** Prices are subject to change ** Serengeti Balloon Safari $745.00 CAD


ASK ME FOR A QUOTE ON AIR FARE AND/OR TRAVEL INSURANCE.

Contact Christine Ward

THE CROATIAN with Globus (escorted)

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11-Day Tour from Zagreb to Dubrovnik   


Land Start: May 17, 2020 Zagreb   Land End: May 27, 2020 Dubrovnik 


Spectacular scenery, historical sights, and special experiences await you on this fantastic tour concentrating on Croatia.      


Along the way, you’ll overnight in Zagreb, Opatija, Zadar, Split, and Dubrovnik in Croatia, and in Slovenia’s capital Ljubljana.   

If you’re interested in historical sights and UNESCO World Heritage Sites, you’ll be thrilled: visit Dubrovnik’s 15th-century Rector's Palace, built in gothic style with renaissance and baroque elements; the 4th-century Diocletian's Palace in Split, a well-preserved fortress; the majestic cathedral in Zagreb; the Amphitheater and Temple of Augustus in Pula; and the historical city of Trogir.       


If you’re interested in beautiful scenery, this Croatia tour will delight. You'll enjoy guided walking tours in Plitvice National Park, famous for its lakes, waterfalls, and forests, and in the pretty coastal city of Zadar. You'll experience the beauty of the Dalmatian Coast, with its dramatic limestone cliffs.      You'll also visit the Postojna Cave, with its web of tunnels and stalactites, via mini-train—another special experience offered by Globus!   These are just a few of the many highlights included on this magnificent Croatia tour. It’s an once-in-a-lifetime vacation!


 $3,765/person for land tour based on double occupancy


Dates and pricing do not include international air. 


Per Passenger Accommodation Pricing ***Supplements – subject to change 

Land Single Room Option Cost:    +$673.00    Land Triple Room Option Cost:   (-$32.00) 

Note:  Single & triple room availability

 is limited.  


TO BOOK: $600/person deposit is required.  

Final payment is due 90 days prior to departure.


ASK ME FOR A QUOTE ON AIR FARE AND/OR TRAVEL INSURANCE.


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LADIES ONLY GROUP TRAVEL

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9 DAY LAND TOUR OF TAHITI

November 1 – 10, 2019  

1 night Hotel Manava Suites, Tahiti – standard room (breakfast included) 3 nights Hotel Manava Beach Resort & Spa, Moorea – Garden Plunge Pool Bungalow (daily continental breakfast & dinner included);  half day discovery of Moorea excursion (see the Belvedere and its panoramic bays, a pineapple plantation, etc.) 3 nights Bora Bora Pearl Resort & Spa (daily continental breakfast included); Half day Bora Bora Shark & Stingray feeding excursion Land tour $3,999.00/person based on double occupancy NOT INCLUDED:  International flights (ask me for quotes on flights and insurance) Items of a personal nature Beverages Credit card charge of 3% unless paid by Certified Cheque  Non-refundable deposit of $500/person is required to secure booking. Full payment is due o later than 75 days prior to departure.

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TANZANIA SAFARI EXPERIENCE -National Geographic Journeys Exclusive -- with G Adventures (escorted)

Tour Start Date: 20 January 2020   Tour End Date: 26 January 2020 

(Maximum of 6 in a group)     Go on an unforgettable seven-day adventure in Tanzania. Search for the "big five" in scenic Lake Manyara, the wildlife-teeming Ngorongoro Crater, and the plains of the Serengeti. Explore the area around the Olduvai Gorge, which has been occupied by humans — and their earliest ancestors — for almost two million years. Here where the cradle of humanity meets the masters of the animal kingdom, experience your own evolution.      Visit the G Adventures-supported Clean Cookstoves Project      Embark on numerous wildlife safari drives      Enjoy the African sunset over scenic   Lake Eyasi      Meet the researchers and scientists at the Serengeti Wildlife Centre.     Start/Finish City: Arusha to Arusha     Service Level: Upgraded  Quality accommodations and more inclusions than on other G Adventures tours, like meals, private transport, and activities.     Physical Grading: 2 - Light  Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.     Travel Style: National Geographic Journeys  Greater exploration, insider access, and the freedom to roam – all without sacrificing comfort.     Trip Type: Small Group of 6        What's Included    Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Clean Cookstove Project Talk, Mto wa Mbu Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Serengeti Wildlife Research Centre Lecture, Serengeti National Park Your G for Good Moment: Mto wa Mbu Village Visit and Lunch, Mto wa Mbu Your G for Good Moment: Clean Cookstove Project Visit, Mto wa Mbu. Arrival transfer. Wildlife safari drives in Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara, and Serengeti National Park. Entrance to Olduvai Gorge Museum. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.     CAD $4,999.00 per person,  based on Double occupancy       My Own Room (single supplement) CAD $519.00  Maximum number of MOR's - 2     To book, deposit of $500/person is required.  Final balance   due September 13, 2019     Extras: ** Prices are subject to change ** Serengeti Balloon Safari $745.00 CAD     ASK ME FOR A QUOTE ON AIR FARE AND/OR TRAVEL INSURANCE

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