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Embark upon your next adventure... Dear Alumni and Friends of Cal,

Travel is truly an enriching part of our lives. It allows us to connect with new worlds, new friends, and each other. You discover the unexpected and experience once-in-a-lifetime journeys. We’re excited to present to you the following 2021 educational travel programs. Every trip has been carefully thought out so you can enjoy the best it has to offer. Group sizes are intimate for maximum enjoyment by all. And because you’re traveling with fellow Cal alums, you have a bond between you before you set foot on a plane. And a bond that is surely strengthened by the time you return home. Here are a few of the highlights you can expect… Convenience—Our experience pays off. Every detail is planned out and taken care of for you. All you have to do is pack your bag. The hard part will be selecting a trip. Educational Enrichment—All trips include educational content and are accompanied not only by knowledgeable expedition leaders or travel directors, but also expert local guides who will enhance each program. Camaraderie—Once you experience a Cal Discoveries trip, you will find that there is nothing better than connecting with and sharing your travel experiences with fellow graduates. Cal alums share a level of passion for travel that is unmatched by other institutions or groups. Go Bears! Cal Discoveries Travel Team For further information: 510.900.8222 caldiscoveries@alumni.berkeley.edu l alumni.berkeley.edu/caldiscoveries Like us on Facebook at facebook.com/caldiscoveriestravel Follow us on Instagram @caldiscoveries Expand your horizons. A time-honored tradition since 1969, Cal Discoveries Travel creates learning opportunities for thoughtful travelers. Join great minds on our world-class journeys.

DESTINATIONS

United States — pages 3-8 Canada — pages 9-18

Europe — pages 19-20

United Kingdom — pages 21-22 South America — pages 23-24 Africa — pages 25-28 Asia — pages 29-32

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Discover Southeast Alaska

AUGUST 20-27, 2021 (with optional Denali pre-tour: August 15-20, 2021)

Discover the awesome beauty, abundant wildlife, and native cultures of Southeast Alaska with experts by your side. Glacier Bay

Auke Bay Juneau

Icy Str ait Point Adolphus

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Admiralty Island

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Optional Pre-Tour from Denali National Park

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Chichagof Island

Frederick Sound

Sitka

Petersburg

Program Highlights

Your 8-Day Itinerary

• See the spray of whales only yards away and venture into secluded inlets as you get up close to nature, whether from the decks of the Chichagof Dream or aboard its skiffs and kayaks.

Day 1: Arrive in Sitka – Embarkation (D) Day 2: Icy Strait / Chichagof Island (B,L,D)

• Accompanied by expert naturalists, including an Orbridge Expedition Leader, learn surprising details about animal behavior, glacier activity, and the wealth of natural spectacles along these protected waters.

Day 3: Glacier Bay National Park (B,L,D)

• Learn about Alaska’s culture and living history during a Native dance performance at a Tlingit Clan House.

• Cruise around Glacier Bay National Park alongside a Native Huna Tlingit Cultural Heritage Guide. • Visit a salmon hatchery, the Alaska Raptor Center, and Sitka National Historical Park. • Take a guided tour of the Norwegian fishing community of Petersburg. • Joined by a Park Ranger, cruise the pristine waters of Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve to see the sanctuary’s deep fjords, tidewater glaciers, and snow-capped mountain ranges.

Day 4: Eastern Baranof Island / Lake Eva (B,L,D)

Day 5: Hidden Falls (B,L,D) Day 6: Petersburg / Frederick Sound (B,L,D) Day 7: Tracy Arm Fjord (B,L,D) Day 8: Auke Bay / Juneau – Disembarkation (B) Optional 6-Day Pre-Tour: Denali National Park

What’s Included:

7 nights aboard the Chichagof Dream. All onboard hand-crafted meals: 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, and 7 dinners—including a special Captain’s Farewell Dinner, and complimentary wine and beer at dinner. An onboard lecture program and educational guidance of two expert naturalists, including an Orbridge Expedition Leader, and a Park Ranger and Native Huna Tlingit Cultural Heritage Guide during a visit to Glacier Bay National Park. Guided kayaking, hiking, walking, skiff excursions, and wildlife viewing. All port fees and entry fees to parks, preserves, museums, attractions, and special excursions as described in the itinerary. Gratuities for Orbridge Expedition Leader, airport transfer drivers, and drivers/guides on included land excursions. Airport transfers for guests arriving and departing during the suggested times.

Special Rates from:

$4,395

Single:

$8,995

Denali Pre-Tour Special Rate:

$2,995

Single:

$3,895

Internal airfare is an additional $350 per person Dates, Rates, and Itinerary subject to change.

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National Parks & Lodges of the Old West JUNE 10-18, 2021 (with optional Jackson Hole post-tour: June 18-20, 2021)

Trace the legends, storied monuments, and natural splendors of the American West. M O N TA NA Yellowstone National Park

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Grand Teton National Park

Jackson

(optional Jackson Hole post-tour)

Mt. Rushmore Custer State Park Hot Springs

WYOMING

Program Highlights • Experience the diverse wonders of our national parks accompanied by an Orbridge Expedition Leader. • Overnight in landmark lodges that are national treasures themselves. • Enjoy a Jeep safari tour at Custer State Park—a wildlife reserve with scenic lakes, dramatic granite spires, and lush grasslands where bison herds roam.

SOUTH DA KO TA

Clearmont

Cody

U TA H

Rapid City Badlands National Park

NEBRASKA

Your 9-Day Itinerary COLORADO

Day 1: Arrive in Rapid City, SD (D) Day 2: Rapid City / Badlands National Park / Rapid City (B) Day 3: Rapid City / Custer State Park / Hot Springs / Custer State Park (B,D) Day 4: Custer State Park / Mount Rushmore (B,D)

• Visit the world’s largest mammoth site, where scientists are excavating remains of Columbian and woolly mammoths from 26,000 years ago.

Day 5: Clearmont, WY / Cody (B,L)

• Marvel at the grandeur of Mount Rushmore and Crazy Horse Memorial.

Day 7: Yellowstone National Park (B,D)

• See the dramatic effects of Yellowstone’s volcanically active caldera and visit otherworldly geothermal sites, including Old Faithful Geyser. • Explore Grand Teton National Park—host to flora and fauna that date back to prehistoric times.

What’s Included:

8 nights hotel and lodge accommodations. 8 breakfasts, 1 lunch, and 6 dinners, including special welcome and farewell dinners. Full guiding services of an Orbridge Expedition Leader. Admission to national parks. All activities as described in the 9-day itinerary. Private deluxe motor coach with air conditioning and comfortable seating. Luggage porterage. Gratuities to Orbridge Expedition Leader, local guides, drivers, porters, and wait staff for included meals. Airport transfers for guests arriving and departing during the suggested times.

Day 6: Cody / Yellowstone National Park (B,D)

Day 8: Yellowstone National Park / Grand Teton National Park (B,D) Day 9: Grand Teton National Park / Jackson / Depart Jackson (B) Optional 3-Day Post-Tour: Jackson Hole Special Rate:

$4,495

Single:

$5,995

Jackson Hole Post-Tour Special Rate:

$995

Single:

$1,495

Dates, Rates, and Itinerary subject to change.

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Yosemite, Death Valley & the Great Parks of California MAY 16-23, 2021 (with optional Monterey to Santa Barbara post-tour: May 23-26, 2021)

Survey the dramatic landscapes of four of Nevada’s and California’s national parks as nature testifies to its size, beauty, and diversity. N E VA DA Yosemite National Park

Mammoth Lakes

Fresno

Monterey Carmel-bythe-Sea Big Sur

Optional Monterey to Santa Barbara Post-Tour

Death Valley National Park Kings Canyon National Park Sequoia National Park

Pacific Ocean Morro Bay San Luis Obispo

Las Vegas

C A L IFOR N I A

Santa Barbara

Program Highlights

Your 8-Day Itinerary

• Experience the diverse wonders of four West Coast national parks accompanied by an Orbridge Expedition Leader.

Day 1: Arrive in Las Vegas, NV / Death Valley National Park (L,D)

• Stroll along beautiful boardwalks at Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge—habitat for a record-setting concentration of indigenous life in North America.

Day 2: Death Valley National Park (B,L)

• Observe terrestrial and celestial spectacles in Death Valley National Park. Visit Badwater Basin, an otherworldly landscape of crinkly salt flats, and enjoy pristine views of thousands of stars in the nighttime sky. • Ride the Mammoth Mountain gondola, featuring stunning views of the high Sierras. • Delight in extended exploration at Yosemite National Park, a varied landscape supporting more than 400 species of amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. • Spend two wondrous days at Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, teeming with endless natural features, including General Sherman—a giant sequoia tree soaring 275 feet into the blue Sierra sky.

What’s Included:

7 nights accommodations in inspiring hotels and lodges. 7 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 2 dinners, and a special farewell reception. Full guiding services of an Orbridge Expedition Leader as well as local expert guides. All activities as described in the 8-day itinerary. Admission and park fees. Private deluxe motor coach with air conditioning and comfortable seating. Luggage porterage. Gratuities to Orbridge Expedition Leader, local guides, drivers, porters, and wait staff for included meals. Airport transfers for guests arriving and departing during the suggested times.

Day 3: Death Valley National Park / Mammoth Lakes (B,L) Day 4: Mammoth Lakes / Yosemite National Park (B) Day 5: Yosemite National Park (B,L) Day 6: Yosemite Nat’l Park / Sequoia and Kings Canyon Nat’l Parks (B,D) Day 7: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks (B,R) Day 8: Sequoia National Park / Fresno / Depart Fresno (B) Optional 4-Day Post-Tour: Monterey to Santa Barbara Special Rate:

$3,995

Single:

$5,795

Monterey to Santa Barbara Post-Tour Special Rate:

$1,395

Single:

$1,895

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Canadian Maritimes

SEPTEMBER 6-14, 2021 (with optional Cape Breton post-tour: September 14-16, 2021)

Discover the stunning beauty, sprawling landscapes, and charming people of the Canadian provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island. PRINCE EDWA RD ISL A ND

Prince Edward Island National Park

Cape Breton National Highlands Park

Charlottetown Baddeck

(Optional Cape Breton Post-Tour)

NEW BRU NSW ICK Saint John Saint Andrews

Campobello Island

Roosevelt Campobello International Park

of Bay

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Digby

Hall’s Harbour

Halifax

NOVA SCOT I A

Program Highlights

Grand-Pré

Mahone Bay Lunenburg

Peggy’s Cove

Your 9-Day Itinerary

• During a tour of the South Shore, explore the stunning landscape of the charming fishing village, Peggy’s Cove. Continue on to picturesque Lunenburg—one of only two towns in North America designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Day 1: En Route from U.S. / Arrive in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada (R)

• Delight in a tour and tasting at Planter’s Ridge Winery.

Day 3: Halifax / Annapolis Valley / Digby (B,L,D)

• Experience a traditional lobster supper and learn about local fishing traditions. • Set out on a panoramic tour of charming Saint John. • See the Bay of Fundy, which features geological treasures like fossils and minerals, and has the highest tidal range in the world. • En route to Digby, known as the scallop capital of the world, visit the national historic site of Grand-Pré and learn about the French Acadian settlement. • Experience Tea with Eleanor on Campobello Island—the beloved summer home of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt—and learn how the Roosevelts impacted this quaint area. • Visit the Anne of Green Gables Heritage House on Prince Edward Island, and explore the capital, Charlottetown.

What’s Included:

8 nights accommodations. A welcome reception, 8 breakfasts, 3 lunches, and 4 dinners. All activities detailed in the 9-day itinerary. Admission to all locations listed on the itinerary. Private motor coach transportation. Ferry transportation fees. Full guiding services of an Orbridge Travel Director and local guides. All gratuities. Airport transfers for guests arriving and departing during the suggested times.

Day 2: Halifax / South Shore / Halifax (B,D)

Day 4: Digby / Saint John, New Brunswick / Saint Andrews (B) Day 5: Campobello Island (B,L) Day 6: St. Andrews / Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island (B,L) Day 7: Charlottetown (B,D) Day 8: Charlottetown / Halifax, Nova Scotia (B,D) Day 9: Halifax / Depart for U.S. (B) Optional 3-Day Post-Tour: Cape Breton

Special Rate:

$3,995

Single:

$5,995

Cape Breton Post-Tour Special Rate:

$995

Single:

$1,395

Dates, Rates, and Itinerary subject to change.

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Canadian Rockies Parks & Resorts

AUGUST 23-29, 2021 (with optional Banff to Vancouver by Rail post-tour: Aug. 29 - Sept. 1, 2021)

Experience the stunning scenery of Canada’s mountain landscapes, and revel in the opulence, history, and graceful hospitality of its most celebrated lodges. Jasper National Park

Jasper Maligne Lake

BRITISH

Lake Louise

C O LUMB I A

Moraine Lake

Yoho National Park

Banff

AL B E RTA Calgary

Kamloops Optional Vancouver Post-Tour

Vancouver

Program Highlights • Admire the epic natural beauty of Canada’s Banff National Park during two nights at beautiful Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, with its awe-inspiring views of the iconic lake and surrounding peaks. • Visit the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies and enjoy a guided historical walk of Banff to learn about the first pioneers of the region.

Your 7-Day Itinerary Day 1: Arrive in Calgary, Alberta, Canada / Lake Louise (D) Day 2: Lake Louise / Moraine Lake / Yoho National Park (B) Day 3: Lake Louise / Jasper (B,L,D)

• Enjoy stunning views from the Lake Louise Ski Resort gondola, and take a guided hike at the summit to learn about bears and their behavior.

Day 4: Jasper National Park / Maligne Lake (B,L)

• At Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, fresh mountain air and lake trails beckon. A narrated cruise on the glacial blue waters of Maligne Lake brings you to a spectacular viewpoint on Spirit Island.

Day 5: Jasper National Park / Banff National Park (B,L)

• Visit the secluded Num-Ti-Jah Lodge on scenic Bow Lake, built by legendary outfitter Jimmy Simpson and maintained in its original splendor since 1950. • Find luxurious comfort at picturesque Fairmont Banff Springs, designated a National Historic Site of Canada and known as the Castle in the Rockies. • Take in panoramic scenery on a stroll along the brilliant turquoise waters of Emerald Lake in Yoho National Park.

What’s Included:

6 nights luxury hotel accommodations; 6 breakfasts, 3 lunches, and 3 dinners; full guiding services of an Orbridge Expedition Leader; all activities listed on the 7-day itinerary (except where noted); luggage porterage; all gratuities; and airport transfers for guests arriving and departing during the suggested times.

Day 6: Banff National Park (B,D) Day 7: Banff National Park / Calgary / Depart for U.S. (B) Optional 4-Day Post-Tour: Banff to Vancouver by Rail

Special Rates from:

$4,495

Single:

$6,495

Banff to Vancouver by Rail Post-Tour Special Rates from:

$2,995

Single from:

$4,295

Dates, Rates, and Itinerary subject to change.

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Northern Lights

and the Wildlife of Manitoba

AUGUST 30 - SEPTEMBER 4, 2021 (with optional Winnipeg post-tour: September 4-6, 2021)

Journey to the great Canadian north for a once-in-a-lifetime eco-adventure, featuring evenings under the stars to observe the northern lights. Gangler’s North Seal River Lodge

Hudson Bay

MANITOBA

Winnipeg

Program Highlights

Your 6-Day Itinerary

• Relish pristine viewing of the northern lights in fall that will leave you breathless.

Day 1: Arrive Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

• Set out on a full-day wildlife spotting excursion (by air and by land) during the annual caribou migration—where wolves, bears, bald and golden eagles, wolverines, and scavengers follow this traveling ecosystem.

Day 2: Winnipeg / Flight to Gangler’s North Seal River Lodge / Northern Lights Viewing (B,L,D)

• Admire the geologically rare landscape sculpted thousands of years ago by retreating glaciers that left meandrous formations of gravel and sand called eskers. • At the lodge, choose from a variety of outdoor activities including hiking, birding, lake tours, and fishing (additional fees may apply). • Enjoy guided tours and lectures led by local naturalists—including resident biologist, Dr. Brian Kotak, and First Nations guides— specializing in the region’s geology, geography, flora and fauna, and indigenous communities. • Participate in workshops directed by a local professional nature photographer to learn techniques for optimum aurora, wildlife, and landscape photography.

Day 3: Gangler’s Lodge / Wildlife Excursion / Northern Lights Viewing (B,L,D) Day 4: Gangler’s Lodge / Eskers Tour / Floatplane Excursion / Northern Lights Viewing (B,L,D) Day 5: Gangler’s Lodge / Optional Outdoor Activities / Northern Lights Viewing (B,L,D) Day 6: Gangler’s Lodge / Flight to Winnipeg / Depart for U.S. (B) Optional 3-Day Post-Tour: Winnipeg

What’s Included:

1 night hotel accommodations in Winnipeg and 4 nights accommodations at Gangler’s North Seal River Lodge. Round-trip airfare between Winnipeg and Gangler’s North Seal River Lodge. 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, and 4 dinners. Full guiding services of an Orbridge Expedition Leader and local experts. All activities listed on the 6-day itinerary (unless noted otherwise). All fishing license requirements. All excursion transportation. Gratuities to Orbridge Expedition Leader, local guides, drivers, and wait staff for included meals. Airport transfers for guests arriving and departing during the suggested times.

Special Rates from:

$6,995

Single:

$10,995

Winnipeg Post-Tour Single: Special Rate:

$795

$995

Dates, Rates, and Itinerary subject to change.

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Polar Bears of Churchill

NOVEMBER 2-7, 2021 (with optional Winnipeg pre-tour: October 31 - November 2, 2021)

Much like the bears themselves, visitors make their way to Churchill each fall. Their reward: unforgettable experiences of a lifetime. H U D S O N B AY

Churchill

MANITOBA

Winnipeg

Program Highlights • Begin in Winnipeg with a private reception and threecourse welcome dinner at Assiniboine Park Zoo along with a presentation on polar bears. • Learn about Churchill’s unique ecosystem at the Churchill Northern Studies Centre. • Enjoy two full-day expeditions aboard a custom-designed Arctic Crawler—a specially designed trekking vehicle, featuring comfortable seating, on-board facilities with flush toilet, large windows that lower for better viewing, and a spacious, fully grated outside rear deck for optimal photography opportunities. • Discover the cultural history of this region during a guided tour through the Itsanitaq Museum and a talk with a Parks Canada ranger. • Meet an energetic team of sled dogs and their experienced handler, then bundle up for an exciting dog sled experience.

What’s Included:

5 nights in ideally-situated and comfortable accommodations. Roundtrip airfare between Winnipeg and Churchill. 5 breakfasts, 3 picnic-style lunches, and 4 dinners, including a special welcome reception and dinner. Full guiding services of an Orbridge Expedition Leader and a local naturalist. All excursion transportation and entry fees. All gratuities. Airport transfers for guests arriving and departing during the suggested times.

Your 6-Day Itinerary Day 1: Arrive in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada (R,D) Day 2: Winnipeg / Flight to Churchill / Northern Studies Centre / Parks Canada Interpretive Centre (B,L-aloft,D) Day 3: Churchill / Arctic Crawler Experience (B,L) Day 4: Churchill / Cultural and Heritage Tour / Itsanitaq Museum / Dog Sledding (B,D) Day 5: Churchill / Arctic Crawler Experience / Flight to Winnipeg (B,L,D) Day 6: Depart Winnipeg for U.S. (B) Optional 3-Day Pre-Tour: Winnipeg

Special Rate:

$5,995

Single:

$8,995

Winnipeg Pre-Tour Special Rate:

$895

Single:

$1,095

Dates, Rates, and Itinerary subject to change.

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VIA Rail Canada operates on tracks owned by freight companies. Increased freight traffic on the railway will often cause delays potentially resulting in delayed departures, arrivals, and shortened / limited time off of the train. Schedule changes will be communicated as the journey continues. Onboard services are guaranteed.

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Toronto to Vancouver by Rail

OCTOBER 19-25, 2021 (with optional Niagara Falls/Toronto pre-tour: October 17-19, 2021 and optional Victoria post-tour: October 25-27, 2021)

Embark upon a journey that many travelers spend their lives dreaming about as you travel across Canada by rail. BRITISH

Hudson Bay

Edmonton

CO LU M B I A Kamloops

Victoria Optional Victoria Post-Tour

Jasper

A LB E RTA

Vancouver

Saskatoon

MANITOBA

SASK ATCH

ON TA RIO EWAN Winnipeg

Hornepayne

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Toronto

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Mich

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Lake

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Program Highlights • Enjoy the serenity of travel by rail as you spend four days unplugged from the outside world, with the beauty of the Canadian wilderness unfolding before you. • Relax at leisure within your private Prestige Class stateroom— providing 50% more living space than other class cabins— featuring a picture window that’s 60% larger than standard cabin windows, a leather couch by day that transforms into a comfortable double bed with luxury linens by night, heated floors and walls, private en suite bathroom with shower, flat-screen TV, and turndown service. • Prestige Class amenities also include a small travel group size (26 guests max), dedicated concierge service, priority seating in the dining car, and complimentary snacks and beverages in the Park Car 24-hours a day. • Learn about the landscape, history, and people of Canada’s provinces through onboard lectures and presentations. • Set out on a guided panoramic city tour of Vancouver.

What’s Included:

2 nights luxury hotel accommodations. 4 nights accommodations in Prestige Class onboard VIA Rail’s The Canadian. 6 breakfasts, 4 lunches, and 5 dinners (snacks and bar orders are included while aboard the train). A special farewell reception. Full guiding services of an Orbridge Travel Director. Private motor coach transportation for the sightseeing tour. Gratuities for Orbridge Travel Director, onboard guides, drivers, porters, housekeeping staff, VIA Rail attendants, and wait staff for included meals. Airport transfers for guests arriving and departing during the suggested times.

Optional Niagara Falls/ Toronto Pre-Tour

Niagara Falls

Your 7-Day Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Toronto, Ontario, Canada (D) Day 2: Toronto / Board VIA Rail’s The Canadian / Hornepayne (B,L,D) Day 3: The Canadian / Winnipeg, Manitoba (B,L,D) Day 4: The Canadian / Saskatoon, Saskatchewan / Edmonton, Alberta (B,L,D) Day 5: The Canadian / Jasper / Kamloops, British Columbia (B,L,D) Day 6: The Canadian / Vancouver (B,R) Day 7: Vancouver / Depart for U.S. (B) Optional 3-Day Pre-Tour: Niagara Falls & Toronto Optional 3-Day Post-Tour: Victoria Special Rate:

$5,995

Single:

$9,995

Niagara Falls & Toronto Pre-Tour Special Rate:

$995

Single:

$1,395

Victoria Post-Tour Special Rate:

$995

Single:

$1,395

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Flavors of Northern Italy

SEPTEMBER 18-26, 2021 (with optional Cinque Terre pre-tour: September 15-19, 2021 and optional Venice post-tour: September 26-29, 2021) AUSTRIA

Join this cultural journey through historic sites, quaint villages, wineries, and kitchens of Italy’s most delicious region. SWITZERLAND

Lago d’Iseo

Lago di Garda

Marano

Franciacorta Sulzano Malcesine Valpolicella Milan Malpensa

Sirmione Province of Brescia

Roncà Verona

Soave

Venice (Optional Post-Tour)

Mantua

ITALY Modena Cinque Terre (Optional Pre-Tour)

Program Highlights • With your small group, enjoy seven nights accommodations at a historic country farmhouse amidst a wine and olive oil-producing estate. • Join intimate cooking classes with locals who share their families’ histories and favorite recipes. • Take in the area’s layered history, with visits to Verona’s 2,000-yearold Roman arena and the magnificent medieval Castelvecchio Bridge. • Admire the panoramic beauty at captivating Lago di Garda—Italy’s largest lake. • Delight in a cheese-making demonstration and tasting in the heart of Lessinia, home to a delicious variety of Italian cheeses. • Meet a renowned winemaker who specializes in creating Amarone. Then retreat to a nearby restaurant for a polenta-making demonstration, featuring Amarone, and dinner. • Relax during a boat tour around Lago d’Iseo, featuring mesmerizing clear water and stunning mountain scenery, followed by touring on land.

What’s Included:

7 nights at Borgo San Donino, a charming farmhouse on the Selva Capuzza wine estate. 7 breakfasts, 5 lunches, and 7 dinners served with wine. All lessons, tastings, private tours, and special small-group excursions as noted on the 9-day itinerary. Full guiding services of an Orbridge Travel Director and expert local guides. Private transportation, luggage handling, and airport transfers for guests arriving and departing during the suggested times. Gratuities to Orbridge Travel Director, local guides, and drivers. Airport transfers for guests arriving and departing during the suggested times.

Your 9-Day Itinerary

Day 1: En route from U.S. Day 2: Arrive in Verona, Italy / Province of Brescia (Selva Capuzza) (D) Day 3: Selva Capuzza (B,L,D) Day 4: Verona / Valpolicella (B,D) Day 5: Marano / Lago di Garda (B,L,D) Day 6: Modena / Mantua (B,L,D) Day 7: Roncà / Soave / Sirmione (B,L,D) Day 8: Sulzano / Lago d’Iseo / Franciacorta (B,L,D) Day 9: Depart Verona for U.S. (B) Optional 4-Day Pre-Tour: Cinque Terre Optional 4-Day Post-Tour: Venice Special Rates from: Single (Classic):

$3,995

$3,995

Cinque Terre Pre-Tour Special Rates from: Single from:

$1,995

$2,495

Venice Post-Tour Single: Special Rate:

$1,995

$2,595

Dates, Rates, and Itinerary subject to change.

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Stunning Scotland — Highlands & Islands AUGUST 21-30, 2021 (with optional Dublin pre-tour: August 19-22, 2021 and optional St. Andrews post-tour: August 30 - September 1, 2021)

Explore windswept highlands to serene islands, home to fascinating traditions, celebrated castles, and iconic towns. Inverness Isle of Skye

Cairngorms National Park

Aberdeen

Fort William

NORTH SEA

SCOTLAND

ATLANTIC OCEAN

Stirling

Isle of Arran

Optional St. Andrews Post-Tour

Edinburgh

Glasgow Flight from Optional Dublin Pre-Tour

Program Highlights

Your 10-Day Itinerary

• Discover Glasgow at leisure during a self-guided hop-on/hop-off bus excursion, including points of interest such as the Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow Cathedral, and Barras Market.

Day 2: Arrive in Glasgow, Scotland (D)

• Delight in a private, after-hours tour and special welcome dinner at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. • Visit local distilleries to learn about whisky making from professionally trained guides followed by a tasting of their creations. • Explore impressive Stirling Castle, situated on a volcanic outcrop on the River Forth, and hear of the castle’s turbulent history, featuring great figures from Scotland’s past, such as William Wallace, Robert the Bruce, and Mary, Queen of Scots. • Enjoy a relaxing excursion cruising the infamous Loch Ness. • Witness the impressive showcase of military pipes and drums, Highland dancers, and marching formations of the celebrated Edinburgh Tattoo. • See Culloden Battlefield, which was the site of the final battle of the Jacobite Rising. Guests seeking to learn more about their Scottish heritage and ancestors who were in the battle may join an optional excursion (additional fee).

What’s Included:

8 nights hotel accommodations. 8 breakfasts, 3 lunches, and 7 dinners including special welcome and farewell dinners. Full guiding services of an Orbridge Travel Director and expert local guides. Private motor coach transportation. Admission to all locations listed on the 10-day itinerary, including the performance of the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. All ferry fees. Luggage porterage. Gratuities to Orbridge Travel Director, local guides, drivers, porters, and wait staff for included meals. Airport transfers for guests arriving and departing during the suggested times.

Day 1: En route from U.S.

Day 3: Glasgow / Isle of Arran / Glasgow (B,L) Day 4: Glasgow / Stirling / Fort William (B,D)

Day 5: Fort William / Isle of Skye / Fort William (B,L,D) Day 6: Fort William / Loch Ness / Inverness (B,D) Day 7: Inverness / Aberdeen (B,L,D) Day 8: Aberdeen / Edinburgh (B,D)

Day 9: Edinburgh / St. Andrews (B,D)

Day 10: Edinburgh / Depart for U.S. (B) Optional 4-Day Pre-Tour: Dublin Optional 3-Day Post-Tour: St. Andrews Special Rates from:

$5,495

Single from:

$7,995

Dublin Pre-Tour Single: Special Rate:

$995

$1,395

Airfare to main program not included.

St. Andrews Post-Tour Single from: Special Rates from:

$1,295

$1,895

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The Galapagos Islands — Northern Itinerary MAY 29 - JUNE 5, 2021 (with optional Mashpi Lodge pre-tour: May 26-29, 2021 and optional Machu Picchu post-tour: June 5-10, 2021)

Feel the thrill of encountering the flora and fauna that famously inspired Charles Darwin—and in his footsteps, generations of nature lovers. ARRIVE VIA QUITO, ECUADOR D E PA R T V I A G U AYA Q U I L , E C U A D O R Ecuador

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THE GALAPAGOS ISLANDS

Program Highlights • During a full day tour of Quito, marvel at the gold leaf interior of the Jesuit Church of la Compañía—a fine example of the mix of European influences and indigenous art called the Baroque school of Quito; enjoy a lunch of Ecuadorian specialties; and view a curated collection of PreColumbian art. • Observe with remarkable proximity the diversity of endemic species such as the Nazca, red- and blue-footed boobies; giant tortoises; Santa Fe land iguanas; and the famous Darwin’s finches. • Snorkel with sea lions, colorful tropical fish, and sea turtles; and discover the myriad of aquatic wildlife of the world’s second largest marine reserve. • Explore secluded inlets and stroll sweeping white coral beaches, such as Darwin Bay. See tidal pools and pass by colonies of various bird species. • Visit the lush highlands of Santa Cruz Island, the perfect habitat to see the Galapagos Giant Tortoise, and Puerto Egas on Santiago Island— the site of a former salt mine and where you’re most likely to see the Galapagos fur seal.

What’s Included:

2 nights at the five-star Casa Gangotena in Quito prior to embarkation. 4 nights aboard the Isabela II, with exploration by panga, kayak, paddle board or glass-bottom boat, naturalist-led excursions, and lectures. 1 night at Wyndham Guayaquil after disembarkation. A welcome reception in Quito, 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, and 4 dinners (served with house wine) including a farewell dinner. All excursions and presentations. Complimentary use of kayaks, paddle boards, shorty wetsuits, and snorkeling equipment. Galapagos National Park entrance fee and transit card. Internal air travel (from Quito to the islands on day 3, and return to Guayaquil on day 7). Gratuities to local guides, drivers in Quito and Guayaquil, and hotel porters. Airport transfers for guests arriving and departing during the suggested times. (Airfare between main program and Machu Picchu Post-Tour is an additional $740 per person.)

Your 8-Day Itinerary

Day 1: En Route / Arrive in Quito, Ecuador Day 2: Quito (B,L,R) Day 3: Quito / Flight to Baltra / Santa Cruz Highlands / Puerto Ayora – Embarkation (B,L,D) Day 4: Santiago: Puerto Egas / Chinese Hat Islet (B,L,D) Day 5: Genovesa: Prince Philip’s Steps / Darwin Bay (B,L,D) Day 6: Santa Fe / Santa Cruz: Punta Carrion (B,L,D) Day 7: Baltra – Disembarkation / Flight to Guayaquil (B,L) Day 8: Guayaquil / Depart for U.S. (B) Optional 4-Day Pre-Tour: Mashpi Lodge Optional 6-Day Post-Tour: Machu Picchu Special Rates from:

$4,995

Single from:

$7,995

Mashpi Lodge Pre-Tour Special Rate:

$1,595

Single:

$2,295

Machu Picchu Post-Tour Special Rates from:

$3,695

Single from:

$4,995

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Discover Egypt and the Nile Valley

OCTOBER 7-20, 2021 (with optional Alexandria pre-tour: October 4-8, 2021 and optional Jordan post-tour: October 20-26, 2021)

Wander the storied land of pharaohs and kings—where colossal pyramids, legendary tombs, and towering temples cascade across the terrain. Optional Alexandria Pre-Tour

Optional Jordan Post-Tour

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Sohag Abydos Esna

Luxor El Kab Edfu Kom Ombo Aswan

Lake Nasser

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Program Highlights

• Enjoy two full days exploring Cairo, visiting the Great Pyramid and the Sphinx, the Necropolis of Sakkara, and the newly opened Grand Egyptian Museum. • In Luxor, view the Karnak Temple Complex—one of the largest religious buildings in the world, which includes contributions from approximately 30 pharaohs over thousands of years. • Travel beside the Nile to Abydos to marvel at the colorful carvings in the Temple of Seti I and view the Abydos King List, which was instrumental to understanding Ancient Egyptian history. • On the west bank of Luxor, visit the Valley of the Kings and Nobles, the Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut, and Colossi of Memnon. • Embark in Esna aboard a private dahabiya—a traditional Egyptian sailing vessel—for four nights on the Nile River. • Sail to the Nile’s Elephantine Island and explore the sacred temples and traditional Nubian villages.

Your 14-Day Itinerary

Days 1-2: En Route / Arrive in Cairo, Egypt Day 3: Cairo / Giza (B,L,D) Day 4: Cairo / Memphis / Cairo (B,L) Day 5: Cairo / Flight to Sohag / Abydos / Luxor (B,L,D) Day 6: Luxor (B,L) Day 7: Luxor / Esna – Embarkation (B,L,D) Day 8: Nile River / Edfu (B,L,D) Day 9: Edfu / Nile / Kom Ombo (B,L,D) Day 10: Kom Ombo / Nile / Aswan (B,L,D) Day 11: Aswan – Disembarkation (B,L) Day 12: Aswan (B,D) Day 13: Aswan / Optional Abu Simbel Excursion / Flights to Aswan and Cairo (B,L,D) Day 14: Cairo / Depart for U.S. (B) Optional 5-Day Pre-Tour: Alexandria

Optional 7-Day Post-Tour: Jordan • During an optional excursion (additional fee), view the temples of Abu Simbel carved into a massive rock cliff, which were relocated and Single: Special Rates from: perfectly reconstructed after building the High Dam in the early 1960s.

$5,995

What’s Included:

8 nights luxury hotel accommodations plus 4 nights aboard a stately dahabiya. 12 breakfasts, 10 lunches, and 8 dinners. All excursions listed on the 14-day itinerary including admission to sites and venues. Excursion transportation. Internal airfare from Cairo to Sohag and Aswan to Cairo. Gratuities to hotels, drivers, dahabiya staff, porters, and guides. Group airport transfers for guests arriving and departing during the suggested times.

$9,995

Alexandria Pre-Tour Special Rate: Single:

$1,595

$2,395

Jordan Post-Tour Special Rate: Single:

$3,995

$5,295

Dates, Rates, and Itinerary subject to change.

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Kenya Safari: The Big 5

JULY 3-13, 2021 (with optional Amboseli post-tour: July 12-15, 2021)

Spot for the “Big 5” during this 11-day journey featuring unparalleled access to Kenya’s national parks, reserves, and conservancies. K E N YA !

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Optional Amboseli National Park Post-Tour

Program Highlights • Explore extraordinary national parks and reserves in Kenya—each featuring unrivaled wildlife and habitat diversity—with opportunities to observe the “Big 5” (endangered black rhino, leopard, elephant, buffalo and lion). • Retreat to luxurious lodges and tented camps, each uniquely beautiful and authentic in décor. • Enjoy daily game drives—accompanied by an Orbridge Expedition Leader and expert naturalist safari guides—aboard customized 4x4 vehicles.

Your 11-Day Itinerary Days 1-2: En Route from U.S. / Arrive in Nairobi, Kenya Day 3:

Nairobi (B,L,D)

Day 4: Nairobi / Ol Pejeta Conservancy (B,L,D) Day 5:

Ol Pejeta Conservancy (B,L,D)

Day 6:

Ol Pejeta Conservancy / Lake Nakuru National Park (B,L,D)

• Visit the Ol Pejeta Conservancy, an organization dedicated to wildlife preservation and the economic growth and improvement of surrounding rural communities. Ol Pejeta is home to the largest black rhino sanctuary in East Africa, which also houses the only two remaining northern white rhinos in the world.

Day 7: Lake Nakuru National Park / Maasai Mara National Reserve (B,L,D)

• Observe land and avian wildlife during game drives through Lake Nakuru National Park, described as the greatest ornithological spectacle in the world.

Day 10: Maasai Mara National Reserve / Flight to Nairobi / Depart for U.S. (B,L)

• Discover the Maasai Mara National Reserve—where approximately 95 species of mammals, amphibians, and reptiles, and over 400 bird species have been recorded.

Day 11: Arrive in U.S.

What’s Included:

8 nights accommodations at deluxe lodges and tented camps plus a day room on departure day. 8 breakfasts, 8 lunches, and 7 dinners (including a special farewell dinner). Expert naturalist guides throughout. Daily game drives in open-air vehicles with bottled water provided. All main program gratuities, as well as taxes, service charges, and park fees. Internal airfare from Maasai Mara to Nairobi on day 10. Airport transfers for guests arriving and departing during the suggested times.

Days 8-9: Maasai Mara National Reserve (B,L,D daily)

Optional 4-Day Post-Tour: Amboseli Special Rates from:

$5,995

Single Rates from:

$8,995

Amboseli Post-Tour Single: Special Rate:

$2,995

$3,995

Dates, Rates, and Itinerary subject to change.

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Intriguing India:

Wondrous Cultures & Wildlife

OCTOBER 29 - NOVEMBER 12, 2021 (with optional Varanasi post-tour: November 12-15, 2021)

Colorful. Mesmerizing. Exotic. Many words attempt to describe India—a diverse country sporting Himalayas in the north, beaches in the south, tribal territory to the east and desert to the west.

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Optional Varanasi Post-Tour

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Program Highlights

• Survey the striking contrast between Old and New Delhi with sightseeing and an informative talk by an art historian during a guided tour of the capital. • Travel to Agra to see the colors of sunrise and sunset paint the ivory-white mausoleum Taj Mahal, and then visit an artisan workshop to learn about the tradition of its handcrafted marble inlay. • Discover the 16th-century Agra Fort—a colossal, red sandstone and marble complex of palaces, mosques, and courtyards, which was the main residence of the Mughal emperors in the former capital.

Your 15-Day Itinerary

Day 1: En Route from U.S. Mumbai (Bombay)

Day 2: Arrive in Delhi, India Day 3: Old Delhi / New Delhi (B,D) Day 4: Delhi / Agra (B,L,D) Day 5: Agra (B,L) Day 6: Agra / Bharatpur (B,L,D) Day 7: Bharatpur / Ranthambhore (B,L,D)

• Delight in a performance of Raas Leela—an Indian dance traced back to sacred Hindu writings.

Day 8: Ranthambhore (B,L,D)

• Explore Keoladeo National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where nearly 400 species of birds have been recorded, including the rare Siberian crane.

Day 10: Jaipur (B)

• Enjoy a variety of activities imparting authentic cultural immersion, including a cooking class, puppet show, and yoga session.

Day 9: Ranthambhore / Jaipur (B,L,D) Day 11: Jaipur (B,L) Day 12: Jaipur / Flight to Udaipur (B,L) Day 13: Udaipur (B,D)

• Watch for chances to spot a Jungle Book of creatures at Ranthambhore National Park. Tigers, desert fox, jackal, mongoose, sloth bear, and even 50 species of butterflies are found here.

Day 14: Udaipur / Flight to Delhi / Depart for U.S. (B,L,D)

• Experience a once-in-a-lifetime stay at the legendary Taj Lake Palace, an 18th-century royal summer palace constructed from white marble on an island in Lake Pichola.

Optional 4-Day Post-Tour: Varanasi

What’s Included:

12 nights hotel accommodations. 12 breakfasts, 9 lunches, and 8 dinners. Full guiding services of an Orbridge Travel Director and expert local guides. Private motor coach transportation. Admission to all locations listed on the 15-day itinerary. Internal airfare from Jaipur to Udaipur and from Udaipur to Delhi. Luggage porterage. Gratuities to Orbridge Travel Director, local guides, drivers, porters, and wait staff for included meals. Airport transfers for guests arriving and departing during the suggested times.

Day 15: En route to U.S.

Special Rates from:

$5,495

Single from:

$7,995

Varanasi Post-Tour Special Rate:

$1,595

Single:

$1,995

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Trans-Siberian Railway

JULY 11-24, 2021 (with optional Beijing pre-tour: July 7-13, 2021 and optional St. Petersburg post-tour: July 24-27, 2021)

Embark upon an unparalleled journey through history on this legendary network of rails. Optional Post-Tour

St. Petersburg

Ulaanbaatar Optional Pre-Tour

Program Highlights

Your 14-Day Itinerary

• During a city tour of Ulaanbaatar, visit the Choijin Lama Temple before experiencing a performance of traditional Mongolian folk arts.

Day 2: Arrive in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia (R)

• Travel to the Mongolian Alps to wonder at the majestic landscape and otherworldly rock formations. • Delight in a variety of local musical performances throughout the program. • Explore Lake Baikal—the largest freshwater reservoir in the world— during a short boat excursion, and enjoy a traditional Russian barbecue along the shore (weather permitting). • In Irkutsk, see the Okhlopkov Drama Theatre, the new memorial to Tsar Alexander III, and the market hall during a panoramic city tour.

Day 1: En Route from U.S. Day 3: Ulaanbaatar (B,L,D)

Day 4: The Gandan Monastery / Mongolian Alps (B,L,D) Day 5: Ulan Ude, Russia (B,L,D) Day 6: Lake Baikal (B,L,D) Day 7: Irkutsk (B,L,D)

Day 8: Trans-Siberia (B,L,D) Day 9: Novosibirsk (B,L,D)

Day 10: Yekaterinburg (B,L,D) Day 11: Kazan (B,L,D)

Day 12: Moscow (B,L)

• Partake in a vodka tasting accompanied by traditional Russian snacks and red caviar while traversing the diverse eastern Siberian countryside.

Day 13: Moscow (B,L,D)

• Meet a local guide in Moscow to explore Red Square, the Kremlin, and Moscow City, plus enjoy an exclusive visit to St. Basil’s Cathedral before a special lunch.

Optional 4-Day Post-Tour: St. Petersburg

What’s Included:

5 nights hotel accommodations and 7 nights aboard the Tsar’s Gold. A welcome reception, 12 breakfasts, 11 lunches, and 10 dinners (including beer and wine while onboard the train). Full guiding services of an Orbridge Travel Director as well as expert local guides. Admission to all activities and tours as described in the 14-day itinerary. Private motor coach transportation for sightseeing tours. Gratuities for Orbridge Travel Director, onboard guides, drivers, porters, housekeeping staff, Tsar’s Gold attendants, and wait staff for included meals. Airport transfers for guests arriving and departing during the suggested times.

Day 14: Moscow / Depart for U.S. (B) Optional 7-Day Pre-Tour: Beijing

Special Rates from:

$9,995

Single:

$16,995

Beijing Pre-Tour Special Rate: Single:

$1,995

$2,895

St. Petersburg Post-Tour Special Rate: Single:

$2,995

$3,895

Dates, Rates, and Itinerary subject to change.

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From helping you spot wildlife to providing an insider’s perspective on local cuisine and wine, the knowledge and keen eyes of your Orbridge Expedition Leader or Travel Director will make all the difference in your educational experience. Enriched by their wealth of expertise, you’ll bring home a deeper understanding of the creatures, characters, and culture of the world around you.

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Orbridge Expedition Library

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Reservations, Deposits and Final Payment. To secure your reservation, deposits are due upon placing a reservation as follows: (1) $850 per person per program and $500 per person per pre-tour and/or post-tour except for programs noted in (2); (2) $2,500 per person for Trans-Siberian Railway and $500 per person per pre-tour and/or post-tour. Deposits are payable by check, automated clearing house (“ACH”), wire transfer or major credit card. Final payment, including any pre-tour and/or post-tour, optional excursion(s) fees and optional electives, is payable by check, ACH or wire transfer, and is due for: (1) all programs except Trans-Siberian Railway—no later than 90 days prior to the program’s scheduled departure date; (2) Trans-Siberian Railway—no later than 150 days prior to the program’s scheduled departure date. If your reservation is made between the final payment due date and the program’s scheduled departure date, the full cost of the program, plus any pre-tour and/or post-tour, optional excursion(s) fees and optional electives, is due at the time of registration, payable by check, ACH or wire transfer. Final payments made by credit card are subject to a 2% transaction fee. If final payment is not received by Orbridge by the final payment due date, Orbridge may, at any time and with or without notice, cancel your reservation in its sole discretion with no right of refund. CST#2098750-40 WST#602828994 Cancellations, Credits and Refunds. All cancellations must be submitted to Orbridge and Cal Discoveries Travel in writing and will be processed as follows: (a) For all programs except those noted in (b), if the cancellation notice is received by Orbridge 90 or more calendar days prior to the program’s scheduled departure date, a $500 refund and a $350 future travel credit (“FTC”) will be issued for the main tour and a $300 refund and a $200 FTC will be issued for the pre-tour and/or post-tour. The FTC may be applied against final payment to a future Orbridge program. The FTC is valid through December 31, two years after the current calendar year and is transferable at no additional fee. If the cancellation notice is received by Orbridge between 89 and 60 days prior to the scheduled departure date, a 25% cancellation fee will be applied to the full cost of the program, including any pre-tours and/or post-tours. If the cancellation notice is received by Orbridge between 59 and 30 days prior to the scheduled departure date, a 50% cancellation fee will be applied to the full cost of the program, including any pre-tours and/or post-tours. If the cancellation notice is received by Orbridge within 29 days prior to the scheduled departure date, a 100% cancellation fee will be applied to the full cost of the program, including any pre-tours and/or post-tours. (b) For Trans-Siberian Railway, if the cancellation notice is received by Orbridge 180 or more calendar days prior to the scheduled departure date, a $1,500 refund and a $1,000 FTC will be issued for the main tour and a $300 refund and a $200 FTC will be issued for the pre-tour and/or posttour. The FTC may be applied against final payment to a future Orbridge program. The FTC is valid through December 31, two years after the current calendar year and is transferable at no additional fee. If the cancellation notice is received by Orbridge between 179 and 150 days prior to the scheduled departure date, a 25% cancellation fee will be applied to the full cost of the program, including any pre-tours and/or post-tours. If the cancellation notice is received by Orbridge between 149 and 120 days prior to the scheduled departure date, a 50% cancellation fee will be applied to the full cost of the program, including any pre-tours and/or post-tours. If the cancellation notice is received by Orbridge within 119 days prior to the scheduled departure date, a 100% cancellation fee will be applied to the full cost of the program, including any pre-tours and/or post-tours. In addition to and not in lieu of the foregoing, a Cancellation Fee equal to 100% of the carrier charge applies to all non-refundable airfares due to your cancellation made at any time prior to the scheduled program departure date, as applicable. Refunds, if any, will be processed within 30 calendar days of our receipt of your written notice. terms.orbridge.com | Copyright © 2020 Orbridge, LLC


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Cal Discoveries Travel + Orbridge 2021 Educational Travel Programs Catalog  

Expand your horizons with Cal Discoveries Travel and Orbridge in 2021! A time-honored tradition since 1969, Cal Discoveries Travel creates l...

Cal Discoveries Travel + Orbridge 2021 Educational Travel Programs Catalog  

Expand your horizons with Cal Discoveries Travel and Orbridge in 2021! A time-honored tradition since 1969, Cal Discoveries Travel creates l...