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2020 C L A S S I C S A FA R I S • N AT U R A L T R E A S U R E S


Take a closer look at Evergreen Cruises & Tours – A World of Discovery Welcome.................................................................................................1 The Evergreen Africa Experience............................................................2 A Journey of Discovery...........................................................................4 African Lodges and Hotels......................................................................6 Chobe Princess.......................................................................................8 Earlybird Offers.......................................................................................9 Explorer Loyalty Program.....................................................................10

Africa 15 Day South Africa Explorer (EZGS) NEW ............................................12 18 Day South Africa and Victoria Falls (EZGR)........................................14 21 Day South Africa, Victoria Falls and Chobe Princess River Cruise (EZGC).................................................16 27 Day Ultimate Africa (EZGK)................................................................18 9 Day Highlights of Tanzania and Kenya (EKTA).....................................20

A World of Discovery Discover More.......................................................................................22 Premium First Class Hotels...................................................................23 Terms and Conditions...........................................................................24 facebook.com/EvergreenToursAustralia youtube.com/evergreentours1


Welcome

Discover Africa with Evergreen

Elephant family, Masai Mara, Kenya

We invite you to join us on a journey through Africa’s magnificent landscapes, where white sandy beaches are flanked by rocky mountain ranges and wild animals inhabit extensive national parks. Diverse cultures co-exist in exciting modern cities where the people have battled extraordinary difficulties to create a welcoming environment for you to enjoy.

Visit Cathedral Peak in the Drakensberg Mountains, the country’s highest

Victoria Falls is one of the natural wonders of the world where the great waters of the Zambezi River flow through Zambia. Extend your holiday with our exclusive Chobe Princess river cruise which winds its way down the shoreline of the mighty Zambezi and Chobe rivers which are frequented by big game.

Our team of local experts will proudly show you the best Africa has to offer. This brochure details our very best and most affordable touring programs. Discover for yourself why Evergreen Cruises & Tours is the most convenient way to explore Africa’s unspoilt terrain and incredible game parks.

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In South Africa, discover a land of contrast from the beauty of Table Mountain and Cape Point in Cape Town, to the beautiful vistas of the Garden Route. In Greater Addo Elephant National Park, encounter Africa’s ‘Big Five’ – lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and rhino – whilst enjoying the comforts of the Kuzuko Lodge.

mountain range, where peaks soar above 3,000 metres. Kruger National Park is Africa’s most well-known wildlife reserve, a must for all visitors, where game drives can be enjoyed in open top safari vehicles and outdoor ‘Boma’ dinners are welcomed by starlit skies.

In East Africa, Serengeti and Masai Mara National Reserves are teeming with wildlife in an open savannah, where predators stalk huge herds of antelope and elephant trails snake the landscape. evergreentours.com.au

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The Evergreen Africa Experience Inclusions that exceed your expectations

Evergreen Cruises & Tours has an excellent reputation for quality, value and professional service. From start to finish we carefully plan, arrange and coordinate every aspect of your holiday. Our itineraries are cleverly designed with the appropriate balance of inclusions, must-see sights and free time, all carefully planned to showcase Africa’s culture, wilderness and incredible game reserves. Many people travel with us and, like you, they recognise that value is not only about price but also what’s included in the tour.

Left: Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe Top right: Meet the locals Bottom right: Lion, Masai Mara, Kenya

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Our inclusions bring to life the Africa you’ve always dreamed of.


We know you’ll never forget the moment you first laid eyes on Table Mountain, the excitement of your first game drive in Kruger National Park, or the remarkable sight of a hundred elephants by the waters edge in Chobe National Park. We include most meals and offer full hot and cold buffet breakfasts, lunches in game reserves, dinners in hotels or local restaurants, and highlight ‘Boma’ dinners in National Parks.

daily tribal traditions at a Maasai village, and in South Africa you will visit an elephant project. Why not extend your holiday by boarding the deluxe Chobe Princess river cruise, a boutique ship allowing you to see elephants, hippos and buffaloes from the Chobe river whilst enjoying a relaxing all-inclusive stay on board. Look for Evergreen icons on the tour pages for enhancements to your trip, which are exclusive to Evergreen.

Look out for our Discover More and You’re Invited programs highlighted on each itinerary page in coloured text. Discover More A range of extra sightseeing allowing you to personalise your holiday in your free time. You’re Invited Extra special inclusions such as a visit to an Elephant Orphanage in South Africa.

With Evergreen’s exclusive ‘You’re Invited’ experiences, you’ll be welcomed into a traditional local village in Zimbabwe near Victoria Falls. In Kenya, you will learn all about the evergreentours.com.au

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A Journey of Discovery Iconic natural treasures and classic safaris

Top left: Maasai tribe dancing, Kenya Bottom left: White rhinos, Kruger National Park, South Africa Right: Cheetah, Botswana

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Unforgettable experiences await in the wild continent of Africa. Indulge in the diversity of South Africa with its mother city Cape Town which is flanked by the iconic Table Mountain and surrounded by over 400 wineries, all of which enjoy mountain views. Visit a penguin colony and the rugged peninsula of Cape Point. Tour the stunning Garden Route where the beautiful lagoon at Knysna flows out to a jagged coastline, then visit Greater Addo Elephant National Park for your first sight of wild animals such as lion, buffalo, elephant, giraffe and springbok. Journey to seaside Durban, then tour the Drakensberg Ranges – home to the iconic Cathedral Peak Hotel, followed


Lake Nakuru National Park

KENYA

Nairobi

Masai Mara National Reserve Serengeti National Park

Ngorongoro Arusha TANZANIA

Kasane

Victoria Falls

Chobe National Park

ZIMBABWE

BOTSWANA

Johannesburg

SOUTH AFRICA

Cape Town Knysna

Panorama Route Kruger National Park Blyde River Canyon Kingdom of eSwatini Cathedral Peak Durban

Addo Elephant National Park Port Elizabeth

Cape Point

by a picturesque drive through the tiny Kingdom of eSwatini to Kruger National Park. You’ll have a chance to spot the ‘Big Five’ in open 4x4 safari vehicles on morning and evening game drives, and dine under a blanket of stars. Witness the power of Victoria Falls, where the waters of the Zambezi River thunder into the chasm below, then stay at the eco-friendly Elephant Valley Lodge, positioned on a busy waterhole in the migration path of big game. Enjoy meeting the locals with a ‘You’re Invited’ included visit in Zimbabwe, then enjoy a highlight ‘Boma’ dinner and taste African

specialties. Extend your stay with a relaxing boutique river cruise on board the Chobe Princess, sailing the game-filled waters of the Chobe and Zambezi rivers. Kenya is home to incredible open savannah teeming with wildlife and is protected by Africa’s second highest peak, Mount Kenya, the source of an endless flow of water.

9 days, or, for the trip of a lifetime, combine both sections on our 27 Day Ultimate Africa tour. With Evergreen Cruises & Tours, you’ll experience local cultures and wildlife like you never imagined, leaving you with unforgettable memories of Africa.

No visit to Kenya would be complete without game drives in the Masai Mara Reserve, possibly the most Jurassic of wildlife experiences today. You can choose to experience South Africa and Victoria Falls over 18 days, Tanzania and Kenya over evergreentours.com.au

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African Lodges and Hotels A perfect night’s sleep in exceptional surroundings

Left: Elephant Valley Lodge, Botswana Top right: President Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa Bottom right: ‘Boma’ dinner

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Southern Africa and East Africa have an amazing variety of hotels and lodges to choose from. With high service standards and close attention to detail, you will rest easy in beautiful locations. Evergreen Cruises & Tours has selected each property to enhance your holiday experience and we have been careful to give you variety as well. In Cape Town, Johannesburg and Nairobi, enjoy convenient hotels which are close to shopping precincts. Cathedral Peak Hotel is nestled in the foothills of the Drakensberg Ranges with stunning views of the escarpment. Africa’s game lodges are the real highlight throughout. With easy access to safari drives and unforgettable


outdoor ‘Boma’ dinners, the incredible night time sounds of the wild can be heard.

Forest Reserve. This eco-friendly camp comprises ‘meru’ style luxury safari tents and sits on a waterhole frequently visited by wildlife.

abundance of wildlife and famous for the annual migration of wildebeest crossing from the Serengeti in June-July every year. All hotels feature private rooms with ensuite bathrooms, a bar, restaurant and lounge area. Most have wi-fi access in public areas and all tipping and porterage is included.

Protea Hotel Kruger Gate is situated on the Sabie River, the gateway to Kruger National Park.

In Kenya, Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge is situated on a range of hills that form the western limits of Africa’s Great Rift Valley. The surrounding areas and swamps are inhabited by huge herds of elephant, hippo and buffalo, whilst predators such as cheetah, hyena and lion patrol for prey. Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge is located on the crater rim and enjoys unparalleled views across the caldera.

Elephant Valley Lodge lies between Victoria Falls and Chobe National Park in Botswana within the Kasane

Mara West Camp borders the remote and western edge of the Masai Mara National Reserve, home to an

Kuzuko Lodge in Greater Addo Elephant National Park lies in a private concession in South Africa’s third largest national park. Enjoying uninterrupted views of the Karoo Plains and Zuurberg Mountains, the lodge is a perfect base for game drives.

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Chobe Princess Exceptional service in a majestic setting up close to Africa’s wildlife Africa’s ‘Big Five’ are synonymous with beautiful Botswana, with Chobe National Park allowing close up viewing from both cruise and land. A short journey from Victoria Falls and Elephant Valley, join the Chobe Princess boutique river cruise for a three day itinerary which is sure to astound you. Once you have settled into your stylishly decorated cabin, enjoy an afternoon cruise along the Chobe River followed by evening cocktails with views of the stunning African sunsets. Choose from five twin or double cabins situated on the river deck. All have ensuites, builtin cupboards, private safes, mosquito gauze and ceiling fans for a supremely comfortable experience. Enjoy freshly prepared breakfasts, lunches and dinners on board as well as beer, wine and soft drinks included. 8

Meals are served in the comfortable surroundings of the middle deck dining and bar area. Relax in the plunge pool or take in views of the river from the sun deck or lounge area, then take part in included activities such as fishing, birding, guided walks or game viewing in smaller boats. Since the Chobe Princess is smaller than most vessels in the Chobe River area, it can navigate the smaller passages and shallow areas of the national park, allowing closer encounters with wildlife normally only reserved for private concession game drives. There is no other way to access this area of untamed wilderness, where the sounds of the night are enhanced by a blanket of stars.

For reservations and enquiries please call 1300 383 747 or see your local Evergreen Agent

The area boasts the largest population of elephants in Africa as well as huge pods of hippo and predators such as lion, leopard and hyena. Embark close to the town of Kasane and cruise along both the Zambezi and Chobe rivers, and other smaller tributary channels. Keep your camera handy for those breathtaking moments where big game wade through the rivers. This three day cruise links seamlessly with Evergreen’s South Africa and Victoria Falls itinerary, a perfect way to add a river cruise experience to your African holiday (see pages 16-17). *

Cruise cannot be booked individually.

Top: Chobe Princess, Chobe River


Earlybird Offers 2020 Earlybird Offers: Best 2020 Deals. Book by 31st January 2020 or until sold out*. Best Remaining Offers: From 1st February 2020 onwards. Contact your Evergreen Expert or evergreentours.com.au for details.

Earlybird Savings*

SAVE $850 PER PERSON when you book and deposit on Evergreen holidays of 27 days or more. SAVE $650 PER PERSON when you book and deposit on Evergreen holidays of 18 days or more. SAVE $450 PER PERSON when you book and deposit on Evergreen holidays of 15 days or more.

AND Early Payment Discount*

Maximise your holiday savings by combining our Early Payment Discount with our Earlybird Offers. The earlier you pay, the more you can save*. Book and pay in full and save 6-8 months in advance $150 per person 9-11 months in advance $250 per person Over 12 months in advance $400 per person

EARLYBIRD SAVINGS book and pay deposit within 2 days of booking and save EZGK $850pp, EZGC & EZGR $650pp, EZGS $450pp, EKTA $200pp. Available for sale until 31 January 2020 or until sold-out. A non-refundable deposit of $1,000 per person is due within 2 days of booking. For full terms and conditions refer to page 24 and Evergreen Cruises & Tours’ website. * For details of the Evergreen Explorer Program and full terms and conditions please see our website www.evergreenexplorer.com.au *

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L O YA LT Y P R O G R A M At Evergreen Cruises & Tours, we appreciate our loyal guests who continue to travel and support us. To thank you for touring and cruising with us and our sister company Emerald Waterways, the Evergreen Explorer loyalty program provides members with that extra level of service, benefits and recognition when you travel with us again. Membership is free and automatic after your first trip* and you retain your membership for life. For every day you tour with Evergreen or cruise with Emerald Waterways, you’ll earn Evergreen Explorer Points, a minimum of 100 per day. As you travel, these points will advance you to the next tier, where you’ll receive even greater benefits like richer welcome home discounts vouchers, savings and other offers including a free pre or post tour hotel night and more! These are outlined on the next page. Refer to the table below to find out how many points you can earn on your next Evergreen holiday.

E ARN EVERGREEN EXPLORER POINTS JOURNEY TYPE

CATEGORY/DECK

Land touring, Russian river cruising, ocean cruising, City Escapes

All destinations

100

Riviera Deck – Emerald Stateroom

100

Vista Deck – Emerald Balcony Suite

110

Horizon Deck – Emerald Balcony Suite

120

Pool Deck – Emerald Balcony Suite (AP)

130

Grand Balcony Suite (S) / One Bedroom Owner’s Suite (SA) / Riverview Suite (RA)

150

Lower Deck – Category B

100

Lower & Middle Deck – Category A

110

Middle Deck – Category A+

120

Restaurant & Lounge Decks – Category ES, D & C

100

Middle Deck – Category B

110

Upper Deck – Category A

120

Emerald Waterways Europe, Portugal, France, Mekong river cruising

Dalmatian coastal cruising

Egypt river cruising on MS Hamees

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POINTS PER DAY


B E R ECO G N ISED A N D R E WA R D ED F O R T R AV E L L I N G W I T H U S BENEFIT S OF THE E VERGREEN E XPLORER PROGR AM

Evergreen Explorer Points earnt to qualify

1 – 4,999

5,000 – 9,999

10,000+

$150

$250

$350

BENEFITS Welcome Home Voucher* Refer a Friend Voucher* Complimentary luggage with each trip*

$100 for your friend / $100 for you^ Silver backpack

Gold backpack or Gold satchel

Diamond luggage

On trips 20 days or longer

On all trips

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P

P

Exclusive member-only savings and offers

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P

P

Explorer eMagazine & monthly eNewsletter

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P

P

Tier recognition – including name tags, travel wallets and backpacks

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P

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Exclusive invitations to Explorer cruises, tours and events

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One complimentary pre/post night stay Access to the dedicated Evergreen Explorer hotline Call: 1300 397 567 Email: explorer@evergreentours.com

For more details of the Evergreen Explorer Program, frequently asked questions and full terms and conditions please see our website www.evergreenexplorer.com.au Terms and conditions apply. See Evergreen membership booklet or Evergreen website for the latest terms and conditions. Available on trips of 7 paid days or longer. ^Referral credit will automatically be added to member’s record and is valid for 12 months from when ‘Refer a Friend’ voucher is claimed and booking is deposited. *

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Lion cubs

15 Day

South Africa Explorer Day 1: Cape Town Welcome to South Africa, and the cosmopolitan city of Cape Town. On arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel for a welcome briefing from your Tour Director. Three Night Stay: President Hotel. Day 2: Cape Town (FB,L) Today, explore the beautiful Cape Peninsula. Enjoy spectacular views from the summit of Cape Point which looks out over the Cape of Good Hope, then visit Boulders Beach, home to the protected land based colony of African penguins. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant in Simons Town, where southern right whales can often be seen in the bay (seasonal). Day 3: Cape Town (FB) Enjoy a city tour including a cable car ride to the top of Table Mountain (weather permitting) and a tour of the old colonial area finishing at the V&A Waterfront. The rest of the day is at leisure for you to enjoy the lively atmosphere of the Waterfront and city centre markets. Discover More: Township tour, Cape Winelands tour or Robben Island. Day 4: Cape Town – Knysna (FB) Travel through the mountains of the Western

Cape, passing through Grabouw, famous for apple production and vineyards, then along the beautiful Garden Route to Knysna where your hotel is located on the waterfront overlooking Knysna lagoon. There are plenty of quality restaurants in the area for you to enjoy a free night dining. Overnight Stay: Protea Hotel Knysna Quays. Day 5: Knysna – Greater Addo Elephant National Park (FB,L,D) Continue along the Garden Route through Plettenberg Bay and the beautiful Tsitsikamma Rainforest before arriving at Addo. Kuzuko Lodge lies in a private concession to the north of Greater Addo Elephant National Park, the third largest national park in South Africa. This finely tuned ecosystem is sanctuary to elephant, lion, buffalo, black rhino, spotted hyena, leopard, a variety of antelope and zebra species, as well as the unique Addo flightless dung beetle, found almost exclusively in Addo. Two Night Stay: Kuzuko Lodge. Day 6: Greater Addo Elephant National Park (FB,L,D) An early start for your morning game drive in open safari four wheel drive vehicles. Look out

Blyde River Canyon, Panorama Route, South Africa

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for close up photo opportunities of the ‘Big Five’ elephant, rhino, buffalo, lion and leopard. Return to the lodge for a buffet breakfast before some free time to relax and enjoy the facilities. In the early afternoon, enjoy a traditional African high tea before your afternoon game drive. Return to the lodge where dinner is included. Day 7: Port Elizabeth – Durban (FB,D) Leaving Addo, drive to Port Elizabeth for your flight to Durban (flight not included, book flight after 1:00pm). Your hotel is in the lively Umhlanga waterfront area of Durban. Enjoy an included dinner in a local seafood restaurant. Overnight Stay: Protea Hotel Durban Umhlanga. Day 8: Durban – Cathedral Peak (FB,D) Travel north into the magnificent World Heritage listed Drakensberg Ranges before arriving at your hotel, perched on the slopes of the 3004 metre Cathedral Peak. Two Night Stay: Cathedral Peak Hotel. Day 9: Drakensberg (FB,D) Today is at leisure for you to enjoy the magnificent surroundings of the Drakensberg Ranges. Simply relax in the perfectly manicured grounds or perhaps take a bush trek to view the stunning viewpoints.


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Panorama Route Kruger 3 National Park 1 Kingdom of eSwatini 2 Cathedral Peak

Addo Elephant National Park 1 Durban Cape 3 SOUTH 2 AFRICA Town Port Elizabeth 1 Night Stopovers Cape Knysna Land Content Point Flight Content (not included) Map provided as a guide only. Please refer to terms & conditions.

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Day 10: Drakensberg – Kingdom of eSwatini (FB,D) Travel north through Natal, into the independent Kingdom of eSwatini, where your hotel is located in a picturesque valley en route to Kruger National Park. Enjoy dinner tonight at the hotel. Overnight Stay: Foresters Arms Hotel. Day 11: Kingdom of eSwatini – Kruger National Park (FB,HD) After a leisurely morning, leave the tiny kingdom and return to South Africa. Continuing into the lowveld region, arrive at the world famous Kruger National Park, home to many hundreds of species of cats, antelope, as well as the ‘Big Five’. Drive by coach through the park to your hotel for an outdoor ‘boma’ highlight dinner (weather permitting) to taste some of the delights of Africa. Three Night Stay: Protea Hotel Kruger Gate. Day 12: Kruger National Park (FB,L,HD) Start early this morning for your game drive in customised open safari vehicles. On return, enjoy a full buffet breakfast and free time to experience the facilities of the lodge. A light bush lunch is included before your afternoon game drive commences. Tonight, enjoy another ‘boma’ African style dinner (weather permitting) under the stars. Day 13: Kruger National Park (FB,D) You’re Invited: Visit Elephant Whispers, a project dedicated to securing the future of the African elephant. Experienced elephant handlers share their in-depth knowledge and you get a chance to get up close to these amazing animals. Travel along the ‘Panorama Route’ and view the stunning Blyde River Canyon. Day 14: Johannesburg (FB) Leaving the mountainous north-east, we travel to South Africa’s largest city Johannesburg. Overnight Stay: City Lodge Hotel. Day 15: Johannesburg (FB) Guests will depart today after breakfast, for a transfer to Johannesburg airport for the flight home.

• Fully escorted by experienced Evergreen Cruises & Tours Local Guide • Knowledgeable local game rangers • ‘Must-see’ attractions • Authentic cultural experiences • Free airport transfers • All tipping and gratuities included • Three night stay in Cape Town • Two night stay in Cathedral Peak • Overnight stay in the Kingdom of eSwatini • Three night stay at Kruger National Park • Explore Cape Peninsula and enjoy the amazing views of the Cape of Good Hope from the summit of Cape Point • Take in the breathtaking views as you journey along the stunning Garden Route

• Two night stay at a Kuzuko private game lodge in Greater Addo Elephant National Park • Enjoy a cable car ride to the top of Table Mountain for spectacular views of Cape Town and the surrounding area (weather permitting) • Tour the spectacular ‘Panorama Route’ between Kruger National Park and Johannesburg • Enjoy included game drives in Greater Addo Elephant National Park • Marvel at mountain views in the Drakensberg Ranges at Cathedral Peak • Enjoy game drives in open safari vehicles in Kruger National Park • Experience a traditional Boma dinner

DINING HIGHLIGHTS

YOU’RE INVITED

• 27 superb meals including: 14 Full Buffet Breakfasts (FB), 4 Lunches (L), 2 Outdoor ‘Boma’ Dinners (HD) & 7 Dinners (D) • In Kruger National Park, dine under the stars with your included bush dinners

• Elephant Whispers interaction in Hazyview

Discover More Full details on page 22

You’re Invited Full details on pages 2-3

DEPARTURE DATES & PRICES 15 Day South Africa Explorer

EZGS

2020

Departures

Twin Share

Single Room

April

25

$6,695

$7,780

May

9, 23

$6,695

$7,780

June

13, 27

$6,695

$7,780

July

4, 18

$6,695

$7,780

August

8, 22

$6,695

$7,780

September

12, 26

$6,695

$7,780

October

3

$6,695

$7,780

Full Deposit (required within 2 days of booking) $1,000pp

Other Touring Information All Prices are per person, twin share in AUD. Tour price shown includes all sightseeing, entrance fees, meals as specified and accommodation. All flights must be booked at specified times, please enquire for details. Tour itinerary and prices valid for departures from 01 April 2020 to 31 October 2020. Tour Maps: Any maps or other route depictions are intended as an indication only and should not be relied upon. For full terms and conditions see www.evergreentours.com.au

Cape Town, Johannesburg, South Africa

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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

18 Day

South Africa and Victoria Falls Day 1: Cape Town Welcome to South Africa, and the cosmopolitan city of Cape Town. On arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel for a welcome briefing from your Tour Director. Three Night Stay: President Hotel. Day 2: Cape Town (FB,L) Today, explore the beautiful Cape Peninsula. Enjoy spectacular views from the summit of Cape Point which looks out over the Cape of Good Hope, then visit Boulders Beach, home to the protected land based colony of African penguins. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant in Simons Town, where southern right whales can often be seen in the bay (seasonal). Day 3: Cape Town (FB) Enjoy a city tour including a cable car ride to the top of Table Mountain (weather permitting) and a tour of the old colonial area finishing at the V&A Waterfront. The rest of the day is at leisure for you to enjoy the lively atmosphere of the Waterfront and city centre markets. Discover More: Township tour, Cape Winelands tour or Robben Island. Day 4: Cape Town – Knysna (FB) Travel through the mountains of the Western Cape, passing through Grabouw, famous for apple production and vineyards, then along the beautiful Garden Route to Knysna where your hotel is located on the waterfront overlooking Knysna lagoon. There are plenty of quality restaurants in the area for you to enjoy a free night dining. Overnight Stay: Protea Hotel Knysna Quays. Day 5: Knysna – Greater Addo Elephant National Park (FB,L,D) Continue along the Garden Route through Plettenberg Bay and the beautiful Tsitsikamma Rainforest before arriving at Addo. Kuzuko Lodge lies in a private concession to the north of Greater Addo Elephant National Park, the third largest national park in South Africa. This finely tuned ecosystem is sanctuary to elephant, lion, buffalo, black rhino, spotted hyena, leopard, a variety of antelope and zebra species, as well as the unique Addo

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flightless dung beetle, found almost exclusively in Addo. Two Night Stay: Kuzuko Lodge. Day 6: Greater Addo Elephant National Park (FB,L,D) An early start for your morning game drive in open safari four wheel drive vehicles. Look out for close up photo opportunities of the ‘Big Five’ elephant, rhino, buffalo, lion and leopard. Return to the lodge for a buffet breakfast before some free time to relax and enjoy the facilities. In the early afternoon, enjoy a traditional African high tea before your afternoon game drive. Return to the lodge where dinner is included. Day 7: Port Elizabeth – Durban (FB,D) Leaving Addo, drive to Port Elizabeth for your flight to Durban (flight not included, book flight after 1:00pm). Your hotel is in the lively Umhlanga waterfront area of Durban. Enjoy an included dinner in a local seafood restaurant. Overnight Stay: Protea Hotel Durban Umhlanga. Day 8: Durban – Cathedral Peak (FB,D) Travel north into the magnificent World Heritage listed Drakensberg Ranges before arriving at your hotel, perched on the slopes of the 3004 metre Cathedral Peak. Two Night Stay: Cathedral Peak Hotel. Day 9: Drakensberg (FB,D) Today is at leisure for you to enjoy the magnificent surroundings of the Drakensberg Ranges. Simply relax in the perfectly manicured grounds or perhaps take a bush trek to the stunning viewpoints. Day 10: Drakensberg – Kingdom of eSwatini (FB,D) Travel north through Natal, into the independent Kingdom of eSwatini, where your hotel is located in a picturesque valley en route to Kruger National Park. Enjoy dinner tonight at the hotel. Overnight Stay: Foresters Arms Hotel. Day 11: Kingdom of eSwatini – Kruger National Park (FB,HD) After a leisurely morning, leave the tiny kingdom and return to South Africa. Continuing into the lowveld region, arrive at the world famous

For reservations and enquiries please call 1300 383 747 or see your local Evergreen Agent

Kruger National Park, home to many hundreds of species of cats, antelope, as well as the ‘Big Five’. Drive by coach through the park to your hotel for an outdoor ‘boma’ highlight dinner (weather permitting) to taste some of the delights of Africa. Three Night Stay: Protea Hotel Kruger Gate. Day 12: Kruger National Park (FB,L,HD) This morning, start your game drive in customised open safari vehicles. On return, enjoy a full buffet breakfast and free time to experience the facilities of the lodge. A light bush lunch is included before your afternoon game drive commences. Tonight, enjoy another ‘boma’ African style dinner (weather permitting) under the stars. Day 13: Kruger National Park (FB,D) You’re Invited: Visit Elephant Whispers, a project dedicated to securing the future of the African elephant. Experienced elephant handlers share their in-depth knowledge and you get a chance to get up close to these amazing animals. Travel along the ‘Panorama Route’ and view the stunning Blyde River Canyon. Day 14: Johannesburg (FB) Leaving the mountainous north-east, we travel to South Africa’s largest city Johannesburg. Overnight Stay: City Lodge Hotel. Day 15: Johannesburg – Victoria Falls (FB,D) Depart the hotel this morning for your transfer to the airport to meet your flight (flight not included, book flight before 11:00am) to Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. On arrival, see one of the most spectacular natural sites, Victoria Falls. You’re Invited: Travel to Chinotimba township to experience life in a truly African community. Enjoy a cruise on the Zambezi at sunset. Overnight Stay: Ilala Lodge. Day 16: Victoria Falls – Elephant Valley (FB,L,HD) Travel just across the Botswana border to your lodge at Elephant Valley, located around


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Kasane Chobe 1 Victoria Falls National 2 Park ZIMBABWE

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Panorama Route Kruger 3 National Park 1 Kingdom of eSwatini 2 Cathedral Peak

Addo Elephant National Park 1 Durban Cape 3 SOUTH 2 AFRICA Town Port Elizabeth 1 Cape Knysna Point

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a waterhole frequently visited by wildlife. Tonight, enjoy an included outdoor ‘boma’ dinner (weather permitting). Two Night Stay: Elephant Valley Lodge. Day 17: Chobe National Park (FB,L,D) This morning is your cruise on the Chobe River, where hippo, elephant and buffalo inhabit the shallow waterways. After lunch at the lodge, enjoy a game drive in Chobe National Park. Day 18: Botswana – Johannesburg (FB) After a leisurely morning, transfer to the airport for your flight (flight not included, book after midday) to Johannesburg. Transfer to your onward flight home or book extra nights in Johannesburg if required (book flight after 6:00pm).

PERSONALISE YOUR HOLIDAY For more Discover More excursions see page 22

• Fully escorted by experienced Evergreen Cruises & Tours Local Guide • Knowledgeable local game rangers • ‘Must-see’ attractions • Authentic cultural experiences • Free airport transfers • All tipping and gratuities included • Three night stay in Cape Town • Two night stay at Cathedral Peak • Overnight stay in the Kingdom of eSwatini • Three night stay at Kruger National Park • Overnight stay in Victoria Falls • Two night stay at Elephant Valley Lodge in Botswana near Victoria Falls • Explore Cape Peninsula and enjoy the amazing views of the Cape of Good Hope from the summit of Cape Point • Take in the breathtaking views as you journey along the stunning Garden Route

• Two night stay at a Kuzuko private game lodge in Greater Addo Elephant National Park • Enjoy a cable car ride to the top of Table Mountain for spectacular views of Cape Town and the surrounding area (weather permitting) • Tour the spectacular ‘Panorama Route’ between Kruger National Park and Johannesburg • Enjoy included game drives in Greater Addo Elephant National Park • Marvel at mountain views in the Drakensberg Ranges at Cathedral Peak • Enjoy game drives in open safari vehicles in Kruger National Park • Stand back in awe of Victoria Falls on your included tour of the Falls National Park • Sunset Cruise on the Zambezi River • Cruise and game drive in Chobe National Park

DINING HIGHLIGHTS

YOU’RE INVITED

• 35 superb meals including: 17 Full Buffet Breakfasts (FB), 6 Lunches (L), 3 Outdoor ‘Boma’ Dinners (HD) & 9 Dinners (D) • In Kruger National Park, dine under the stars with your included bush dinners

• Elephant Whispers interaction in Hazyview • Visit a local village in Zimbabwe

Discover More Full details on page 22

You’re Invited Full details on pages 2-3

DEPARTURE DATES & PRICES 18 Day South Africa & Victoria Falls

EZGR

2020

Departures

Twin Share

Single Room

April

25

$9,745

$11,390

May

9, 23

$9,745

$11,390

June

13, 27

$9,745

$11,390

July

4, 18

$9,745

$11,390

August

8, 22

$9,745

$11,390

September

12, 26

$9,745

$11,390

October

3

$9,745

$11,390

Full Deposit (required within 2 days of booking) $1,000pp

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ROBBEN ISLAND, CAPE TOWN

Cruise to Robben Island for a tour of the island including the prison where Nelson Mandela was held captive during Apartheid.

All Prices are per person, twin share in AUD. Tour price shown includes all sightseeing, entrance fees, meals as specified and accommodation. All flights must be booked at specified times, please enquire for details. Tour itinerary and prices valid for departures from 01 April 2020 to 31 October 2020. Tour Maps: Any maps or other route depictions are intended as an indication only and should not be relied upon. For full terms and conditions see www.evergreentours.com.au

Buffalo, Chobe National Park, Botswana

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Chobe Princess moored at dusk

21 Day

South Africa and Victoria Falls and Chobe Princess River Cruise Day 1: Cape Town Welcome to South Africa, and the cosmopolitan city of Cape Town. On arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel for a welcome briefing from your Tour Director. Three Night Stay: President Hotel. Day 2: Cape Town (FB,L) Today, explore the beautiful Cape Peninsula. Enjoy spectacular views from the summit of Cape Point which looks out over the Cape of Good Hope, then visit Boulders Beach, home to the protected land based colony of African penguins. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant in Simons Town, where southern right whales can often be seen in the bay (seasonal). Day 3: Cape Town (FB) Enjoy a city tour including a cable car ride to the top of Table Mountain (weather permitting), and a tour of the old colonial area finishing at the V&A Waterfront. The rest of the day is at leisure for you to enjoy the lively atmosphere of the Waterfront and city centre markets. Discover More: Township tour, Cape Winelands tour or Robben Island. Day 4: Cape Town – Knysna (FB) Travel through the mountains of the Western Cape, passing through Grabouw famous for apple production and vineyards, then along the beautiful Garden Route to Knysna where your hotel is located on the waterfront overlooking Knysna lagoon. There are plenty of quality restaurants in the area for you to enjoy a free night dining. Overnight Stay: Protea Hotel Knysna Quays. Day 5: Knysna – Greater Addo Elephant National Park (FB,L,D) Continue along the Garden Route through Plettenberg Bay and the beautiful Tsitsikamma Rainforest before arriving at Addo. With uninterrupted views of the Karoo Plains and the Zuurberg Mountains, Kuzuko Lodge lies in a private concession to the north of Greater Addo Elephant National Park, the third largest national park in South Africa. Two Night Stay: Kuzuko Lodge.

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Day 6: Greater Addo Elephant National Park (FB,L,D) An early start for your morning game drive in open safari four wheel drive vehicles. Look out for close up photo opportunities of the ‘Big Five’. Return to the lodge for a buffet breakfast before some free time to relax. In the early afternoon, enjoy a traditional African high tea before afternoon game drive. Day 7: Port Elizabeth – Durban (FB,D) Leaving Addo, we drive to Port Elizabeth for your flight to Durban (flight not included, book flight after 1:00pm). Overnight Stay: Protea Hotel Durban Umhlanga. Day 8: Durban – Cathedral Peak (FB,D) Travel north into the magnificent World Heritage listed Drakensberg Ranges and through stunning mountain scenery, perched on the slopes of the 3004 metre Cathedral Peak. The Drakensberg Park is one of the most densely painted regions in Africa. Nestled in the unspoiled surroundings of the Drakensberg Ranges lies the Cathedral Peak Hotel, one of South Africa’s premier resort destinations. Two Night Stay: Cathedral Peak Hotel. Day 9: Drakensberg (FB,D) Today is at leisure for you to enjoy the magnificent surroundings of the Drakensberg Ranges. Day 10: Drakensberg – Kingdom of eSwatini (FB,D) We travel north through Natal, into the independent Kingdom of eSwatini, where your hotel is located in a picturesque valley en route to Kruger National Park. Overnight Stay: Foresters Arms Hotel. Day 11: Kingdom of eSwatini – Kruger National Park (FB,HD) After a leisurely morning, leave the tiny kingdom and return to South Africa. Continue to the world famous Kruger National Park, one of Africa’s oldest National Parks and home to many hundreds of species of cats, antelope, as well as the ‘Big Five’. Drive by coach through the park to your hotel where you will enjoy an outdoor ‘boma’ highlight dinner (weather permitting)

For reservations and enquiries please call 1300 383 747 or see your local Evergreen Agent

to taste some of the delights of Africa. Three Night Stay: Protea Hotel Kruger Gate. Day 12: Kruger National Park (FB,L,HD) Start early this morning for our included game drive in open safari vehicles, including light refreshments along the way. On return, enjoy a full buffet breakfast and free time to experience the facilities of the lodge. A light bush lunch is included before your afternoon game drive commences. Tonight, enjoy another ‘boma’ African style dinner (weather permitting) under the stars. Day 13: Kruger National Park (FB,D) You’re Invited: Visit Elephant Whispers, a project dedicated to securing the future of the African elephant. Experienced elephant handlers share their in-depth knowledge and you get a chance to get up close to these amazing animals. Travel along the ‘Panorama Route’ and view the stunning Blyde River Canyon. Day 14: Johannesburg (FB) Leaving the mountainous north-east, travel to South Africa’s largest city Johannesburg. Overnight Stay: City Lodge Hotel. Day 15: Johannesburg – Victoria Falls (FB,D) Transfer to the airport to meet your flight (flight not included, book flight before 11:00am) to Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. On arrival, see one of the most spectacular natural sites, Victoria Falls. You’re Invited to Chinotimba township to experience life in a truly African community. Overnight Stay: Ilala Lodge. Day 16: Victoria Falls – Elephant Valley(FB,L,HD) Travel across the Botswana border to your lodge at Elephant Valley, located around a waterhole frequently visited by wildlife. Tonight, enjoy an included outdoor ‘boma’ highlight dinner (weather permitting). Two Night Stay: Elephant Valley Lodge. Day 17: Chobe National Park (FB,L,D) This morning is your cruise on the Chobe River, where hippo, elephant and buffalo inhabit the shallow waterways. After lunch at the lodge, enjoy a game drive in Chobe National Park.


Africa Chobe National 1 Kasane Park 1 Victoria Falls 2 CHOBE 2

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Panorama Route Kruger 3 National Park 1 Kingdom of eSwatini 2 Cathedral Peak

Addo Elephant National Park 1 Durban Cape 3 SOUTH 2 AFRICA Town Port Elizabeth 1 Cape Knysna Point

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Day 18: Elephant Valley – Kasane (FB,D) Travel to Kasane town and enjoy an afternoon at leisure. Overnight Stay: Cresta Mowana Lodge. Day 19: Chobe Princess (FB,D) This morning, join your river cruise ship, the Chobe Princess. Enjoy an afternoon sailing with sightings of hippo, elephant and buffalo a regular occurrence. Tonight, enjoy dinner on board. Day 20: Chobe Princess (FB,L,D) After breakfast on board, enjoy bird watching, fishing, or other activities, or just relax on the upper deck watching the wildlife. This boutique vessel is small enough to navigate the smaller inlets and Chobe River, which is a lot shallower than the Zambezi where the larger ships remain. Tonight, watch the sunset over the Zambezi over a three course meal with wine and beer included. Day 21: Disembarkation – Johannesburg (FB) Disembark your river cruise and transfer to Kasane airport for your flight (flight not included, book after midday) to Johannesburg. Transfer to your onward flight home or book extra nights in Johannesburg if required (book flight after 6pm).

PERSONALISE YOUR HOLIDAY For more Discover More excursions see page 22

• Fully escorted by experienced Evergreen Cruises & Tours Local Guide • Knowledgeable local game rangers • ‘Must-see’ attractions • Authentic cultural experiences • Free airport transfers • All tipping and gratuities included • Three night stay in Cape Town • Three night stay at Kruger National Park • Overnight stay in Victoria Falls • Two night stay at Elephant Valley Lodge in Botswana near Victoria Falls • Two night cruise on board the Chobe Princess • Enjoy a cable car ride to the top of Table Mountain for spectacular views of Cape Town and the surrounding area (weather permitting) • Take in the breathtaking views as you journey along the stunning Garden Route

• Two night stay at a Kuzuko private game lodge in Greater Addo Elephant National Park • Explore Cape Peninsula and enjoy the amazing views of the Cape of Good Hope from the summit of Cape Point • Enjoy included game drives in Greater Addo Elephant National Park • Marvel at mountain views in the Drakensberg Ranges at Cathedral Peak • Enjoy game drives in open safari vehicles in Kruger National Park • Tour the spectacular ‘Panorama Route’ between Kruger National Park and Johannesburg • Stand back in awe of Victoria Falls on your included tour of the Falls National Park • Sunset Cruise on the Zambezi River • Cruise and game drive in Chobe National Park • Escorted by Chobe Princess guide

DINING HIGHLIGHTS

YOU’RE INVITED

• 42 superb meals including: 20 Full Buffet Breakfasts (FB), 7 Lunches (L), 3 Outdoor ‘Boma’ Dinners (HD) & 12 Dinners (D) • In Kruger National Park, dine under the stars with your included bush dinners

• Elephant Whispers interaction in Hazyview • Visit a local village in Zimbabwe

Discover More Full details on page 22

You’re Invited Full details on pages 2-3

DEPARTURE DATES & PRICES 21 Day South Africa & Victoria Falls & Chobe Princess

EZGC

2020

Departures

Twin Share

Single Room

April

25

$12,285

$14,805

May

9, 23

$12,285

$14,805

June

13, 27

$12,285

$14,805

July

4, 18

$12,285

$14,805

August

8, 22

$12,285

$14,805

September

12, 26

$12,285

$14,805

October

3

$12,285

$14,805

Full Deposit (required within 2 days of booking) $1,000pp

Other Touring Information

CAPE WINELAND, CAPE TOWN

Enjoy a guided tour of the Cape Winelands including wine and cheese tasting.

All Prices are per person, twin share in AUD. Tour price shown includes all sightseeing, entrance fees, meals as specified and accommodation. All flights must be booked at specified times, please enquire for details. Tour itinerary and prices valid for departures from 01 April 2020 to 31 October 2020. Tour Maps: Any maps or other route depictions are intended as an indication only and should not be relied upon. For full terms and conditions see www.evergreentours.com.au

Impalas, Kruger National Park, South Africa

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Elephants, Chobe National Park, Botswana

27 Day

Ultimate Africa Day 1: Cape Town Welcome to South Africa, and the cosmopolitan city of Cape Town. On arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel for a welcome briefing from your Tour Director. Three Night Stay: President Hotel. Day 2: Cape Town (FB,L) Today, explore the beautiful Cape Peninsula. Enjoy spectacular views from the summit of Cape Point, then visit Boulders Beach, home to the protected land based colony of African penguins. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant in Simons Town. Day 3: Cape Town (FB) Enjoy a city tour including a cable car ride to the top of Table Mountain (weather permitting). The rest of the day is at leisure. Discover More: Township tour, Cape Winelands tour or Robben Island. Day 4: Cape Town – Knysna (FB) Travel through the mountains of the Western Cape then along the beautiful Garden Route to Knysna. Overnight Stay: Protea Hotel Knysna Quays. Day 5: Knysna – Greater Addo Elephant National Park (FB,L,D) Continue along the Garden Route through Plettenberg Bay and the beautiful Tsitsikamma Rainforest before arriving at Greater Addo Elephant National Park, the third largest national park in South Africa. Two Night Stay: Kuzuko Lodge. Day 6: Greater Addo Elephant National Park (FB,L,D) An early start for your morning game drive in open safari four wheel drive vehicles. Look out for close up photo opportunities of the ‘Big Five’ elephant, rhino, buffalo, lion and leopard. In the early afternoon, enjoy a traditional African high tea before your afternoon game drive. Return to the lodge where dinner is included. Day 7: Port Elizabeth – Durban (FB,D) Leaving Addo, drive to Port Elizabeth for your flight to Durban (flight not included,

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book flight after 1:00pm). Overnight Stay: Protea Hotel Durban Umhlanga. Day 8: Durban – Cathedral Peak (FB,D) Travel north into the magnificent World Heritage listed Drakensberg Ranges through stunning mountain scenery before arriving at your hotel, perched on the slopes of the 3004 metre Cathedral Peak. Two Night Stay: Cathedral Peak Hotel. Day 9: Drakensberg (FB,D) Today is at leisure for you to enjoy the magnificent surroundings of the Drakensberg Ranges. Day 10: Drakensberg – Kingdom of eSwatini (FB,D) Travel north through Natal, into the independent Kingdom of eSwatini, where your hotel is located in a picturesque valley en route to Kruger National Park. Overnight Stay: Foresters Arms Hotel. Day 11: Kingdom of eSwatini – Kruger National Park (FB,HD) Continue to the world famous Kruger National Park, home to many hundreds of species of cats and antelope, as well as the ‘Big Five’. Drive by coach through the park to your hotel for an outdoor ‘boma’ highlight dinner (weather permitting) to taste some of the delights of Africa. Three Night Stay: Protea Hotel Kruger Gate. Day 12: Kruger National Park (FB,L,HD) Start early this morning for your game drive in customised open safari vehicles. A light bush lunch is included before your afternoon game drive commences. Day 13: Kruger National Park (FB,D) You’re Invited: Visit Elephant Whispers, a project dedicated to securing the future of the African elephant. Experienced elephant handlers share their in-depth knowledge and you get a chance to get up close to these amazing animals. Travel along the Panorama Route’ and view the stunning Blyde River Canyon. Day 14: Johannesburg (FB) Leaving the mountainous north-east, we travel to South Africa’s largest city Johannesburg. Overnight Stay: City Lodge Hotel.

For reservations and enquiries please call 1300 383 747 or see your local Evergreen Agent

Day 15: Johannesburg – Victoria Falls (FB,D) Depart the hotel this morning for your transfer to the airport to meet your flight (flight not included, book flight before 11:00am) to Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. On arrival, see one of the most spectacular natural sites, Victoria Falls. You’re Invited: Travel to Chinotimba township to experience life in a truly African community. Enjoy a cruise on the Zambezi at sunset. Overnight Stay: Ilala Lodge. Day 16: Victoria Falls – Elephant Valley (FB,L,HD) Travel just across the Botswana border to your lodge at Elephant Valley. Tonight, enjoy an included outdoor ‘boma’ dinner (weather permitting). Two Night Stay: Elephant Valley Lodge. Day 17: Chobe National Park (FB,L,D) This morning is your cruise on the Chobe River, where hippo, elephant and buffalo inhabit the shallow waterways. Day 18: Botswana – Johannesburg (FB) After a leisurely morning, transfer to the airport for your flight (flight not included, book after midday) to Johannesburg. Overnight Stay: City Lodge Hotel. Day 19: Johannesburg – Nairobi (FB) Welcome to Kenya, and to the bustling city of Nairobi. On arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel for a welcome briefing from your Tour Director. Overnight Stay: Tamarind Tree Hotel. Day 20: Nairobi – Lake Nakuru (FB,L,D) Travel to Lake Nakuru National Park via a visit to the Lake Nakuru Orphanage Centre established by an Australian family. Later in the afternoon proceed for your evening game drive. Overnight Stay: Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge Day 21: Lake Nakuru – Masai Mara Game Reserve (FB,L,D) Discover the famous Masai Mara National Park on your afternoon game drive. Search for large prides of lions and other cat’s like cheetahs and leopards. Two Night Stay: Mara West Camp.


Africa Lake Nakuru KENYA 1 Nairobi

Kasane Chobe 1 Victoria Falls National 2 Park ZIMBABWE

Masai Mara 1 National Reserve 2 Serengeti 2 National Park 2 Ngorongoro Arusha

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Panorama Route Kruger 3 National Park 1 Kingdom 1 1 of eSwatini Johannesburg 2 Cathedral Peak Addo Elephant National Park 1 Durban Cape 3 SOUTH 2 AFRICA Town Port Elizabeth 1 Cape Knysna Point

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Day 22: Masai Mara Game Reserve (FB,L,D) Enjoy morning and evening extended game drives through the Masai Mara situated in the Great Rift Valley in primarily open grasslands, home to large herds of zebra, impala, antelope and gazelle. Discover More: Hot air balloon flight over the Masai Mara (must be booked on tour). Day 23: Masai Mara Reserve – Serengeti National Park (FB,L,D) Continue to the Isebania border to enter Tanzania and the Serengeti National Park. Proceed to the lodge with a game drive enroute. Two Night Stay: Serengeti Sopa Lodge. Day 24: Serengeti National Park (FB,L,D) Enjoy morning and afternoon game drives in search of Africa’s ‘Big Five’ animals. Day 25: Serengeti National Park – Ngorongoro (FB,L,D) Ngorongoro conservation area is often referred to as Africa’s Eden. It is home to the vast Ngorongoro crater. Two Night Stay: Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge. Day 26: Ngorongoro Conservation Area (FB,L,D) Descend to the crater floor for a full day game drive, reputed to contain the largest number of predators in all of Africa.

INCLUDED IN YOUR PRICE • Fully escorted by experienced Evergreen Cruises & Tours Local Guide • Knowledgeable local game rangers • ‘Must-see’ attractions • Authentic cultural experiences • Free airport transfers • All tipping and gratuities included • Explore Cape Peninsula and enjoy the amazing views of the Cape of Good Hope from the summit of Cape Point • Take in the breathtaking views as you journey along the stunning Garden Route • Enjoy a cable car ride to the top of Table Mountain for spectacular views of Cape Town and the surrounding area (weather permitting)

• Enjoy included game drives in Greater Addo Elephant National Park • Marvel at mountain views in the Drakensberg Ranges at Cathedral Peak • Tour the spectacular ‘Panorama Route’ between Kruger National Park and Johannesburg • Enjoy game drives in open safari vehicles in Kruger National Park • Stand back in awe of Victoria Falls on your included tour of the Falls National Park • Sunset Cruise on the Zambezi River • Cruise and game drive in Chobe National Park • Exhilarating game drives in Masai Mara, Serengeti and Ngorongoro National Parks

DINING HIGHLIGHTS

YOU’RE INVITED

• 58 superb meals including: 26 Full Buffet Breakfasts (FB), 13 Lunches (L), 3 Outdoor ‘Boma’ Dinners (HD) & 16 Dinners (D) • In Kruger National Park, dine under the stars with your included bush dinners

• Elephant Whispers interaction in Hazyview • Visit a local village in Zimbabwe

Day 27: Ngorongoro – Arusha – Nairobi (FB) After breakfast, journey to Arusha where you will board your flight from Kilimanjaro International Airport to Nairobi.

Discover More Full details on page 22

DEPARTURE DATES & PRICES

PERSONALISE YOUR HOLIDAY For more Discover More excursions see page 22

You’re Invited Full details on pages 2-3

27 Day Ultimate Africa

EZGK

2020

Departures

Twin Share

Single Room

April

25

$16,995

$19,370

May

9

$16,995

$19,370

May

23

$17,995

$20,370

June

13, 27

$18,795

$21,370

July

4, 18

$18,795

$21,370

August

8, 22

$18,795

$21,370

September

12, 26

$18,795

$21,370

October

3

$17,995

$20,370

Full Deposit (required within 2 days of booking) $1,000pp

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TOWNSHIP TOUR, CAPE TOWN

Discover the multicultural side of Cape Town and learn about township life first hand as you interact with the locals.

All Prices are per person, twin share in AUD. Tour price shown includes all sightseeing, entrance fees, meals as specified and accommodation. All flights must be booked at specified times, please enquire for details. Tour itinerary and prices valid for departures from 01 April 2020 to 31 October 2020. Tour Maps: Any maps or other route depictions are intended as an indication only and should not be relied upon. For full terms and conditions see www.evergreentours.com.au

Giraffe, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

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Zebras in Ngorongoro Crater National Park, Tanzania

9 Day

Highlights of Tanzania and Kenya Day 1: Nairobi Welcome to Kenya, and the bustling city of Nairobi. On arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel for a welcome briefing from your Tour Director. Overnight Stay: Tamarind Tree Hotel.

Day 3: Lake Nakuru – Masai Mara Game Reserve (FB,L,D) Discover the famous Masai Mara National Park on your afternoon game drive. Search for large prides of lions and other cat’s like cheetahs and leopards. Two Night Stay: Mara West Camp.

Day 2: Nairobi – Lake Nakuru (FB,L,D) Travel to Lake Nakuru National Park via a visit to the Lake Nakuru Orphanage Centre established by an Australian family. Later in the afternoon proceed for your evening game drive. Overnight Stay: Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge.

Day 4: Masai Mara Game Reserve (FB,L,D) Enjoy morning and evening extended game drives through the Masai Mara which is situated in the Great Rift Valley in primarily open grasslands, home to large herds of zebra, impala, antelope

Rhinos, Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya

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and gazelle. Discover More: Hot air balloon flight over the Masai Mara (must be booked on tour). Day 5: Masai Mara Reserve – Serengeti National Park (FB,L,D) Continue to the Isebania border to enter Tanzania and the Serengeti National Park. Proceed to the lodge with a game drive enroute. Two Night Stay: Serengeti Sopa Lodge. Day 6: Serengeti National Park (FB,L,D) Enjoy morning and afternoon game drives in search of Africa’s ‘Big Five’ animals.


Africa

Lake Nakuru

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Day 7: Serengeti National Park – Ngorongoro (FB,L,D) Ngorongoro conservation area is often referred to as Africa’s Eden. It is home to the vast Ngorongoro crater. Two Night Stay: Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge. Day 8: Ngorongoro Conservation Area (FB,L,D) Descend to the crater floor for a full day game drive, reputed to contain the largest number of predators in all of Africa. Day 9: Ngorongoro – Arusha – Nairobi (FB) After breakfast, journey to Arusha where you will board your flight from Kilimanjaro International Airport to Nairobi.

PERSONALISE YOUR HOLIDAY For more Discover More excursions see page 22

• Exhilarating game drives in Masai Mara, Serengeti and Ngorongoro National Parks • All meals included in game reserves • Fully escorted by experienced Evergreen Cruises & Tours Local Guide • Knowledgeable local game rangers • Authentic cultural experiences • Free airport transfers • All tipping and gratuities included

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Two night stay in Ngorongoro National Park Two night stay in Serengeti National Park Two night stay in Masai Mara National Reserve Visit to Lake Nakuru Orphanage Centre Cultural dance performances at your lodges

DINING HIGHLIGHTS • 22 superb meals including: 8 Full Buffet Breakfasts (FB), 7 Lunches (L) & 7 Dinners (D)

Discover More Full details on page 22

DEPARTURE DATES & PRICES 9 Day Highlights of Tanzania and Kenya

EKTA

2020

Departures

Twin Share

Single Room

May

27

$7,695

$8,430

July

1, 22

$9,495

$10,425

August

26

$9,495

$10,425

September

30

$9,495

$10,425

Full Deposit (required within 2 days of booking) $1,000pp

Other Touring Information All Prices are per person, twin share in AUD. Tour price shown includes all sightseeing, entrance fees, meals as specified and accommodation. All flights must be booked at specified times, please enquire for details. Tour itinerary and prices valid for departures from 01 April 2020 to 31 October 2020. Tour Maps: Any maps or other route depictions are intended as an indication only and should not be relied upon. For full terms and conditions see www.evergreentours.com.au

HOT AIR BALLOON, MASAI MARA

Experience the savannah at dawn from a hot air balloon.

Wildebeests, Kenya

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Discover More

Personalise your holiday with our Discover More excursions featured throughout each itinerary. These give you the opportunity to immerse yourself in unique local experiences, culture and history. CAPE TOWN

CAPE TOWN

Robben Island

Cape Winelands Tour

Cruise to Robben Island for a tour of the island including the prison where Nelson Mandela was held captive during Apartheid. Duration: Half day Fitness Level: Moderate/Active Evergreen Price: From $75

Enjoy a guided tour of the beautiful Cape Winelands region with its stunning scenery and rolling vineyards. Includes a cellar tour sampling local wines and cheese tasting.

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Duration: Half day Fitness Level: Relaxed Evergreen Price: From $105

CAPE TOWN

MASAI MARA

Township Tour

Hot Air Balloon Flight

Duration: Half day Fitness Level: Moderate Evergreen Price: From $85

Duration: 1 hour flight Fitness Level: Relaxed Evergreen Price: From USD$415

Note: Must be pre-booked and tour is also weather permitted.

Discover the multicultural side of Cape Town and learn about township life first hand as you interact with the locals. Visit Nyanga, Gugulethu and Khayelitsha and leave with a greater understanding of how these townships contribute to the Rainbow nation.

Experience the savannah at dawn from a hot air balloon. Take in the stunning panorama of the vast Masai Mara. Magnificent scenery, which stretches as far the eye can see, with a constant pageant of wildlife, all unfolding before you during this awe-inspiring flight.

Note: Must be booked on tour and is also weather permitted. *

OPTIONAL – VICTORIA FALLS HELICOPTER FLIGHT View the breathtaking Victoria Falls from above on a helicopter flight. At ground level you can feel the enormous power of the falls as the volumes of water pound into the chasm below. But it is only when you see them from the air that you can take in the whole panorama and enormity of this mighty spectacle. Duration: 12-15 minute flight Evergreen Price: USD$150 Note: Must be booked on tour.

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For reservations and enquiries please call 1300 383 747 or see your local Evergreen Agent


Premium First Class Hotels

Where you stay on your holiday is just as important as where you go. With this in mind, Evergreen Cruises & Tours has carefully selected from the best hotels available in the exciting places you’ll visit. CAPE TOWN

KNYSNA

President Hotel

Protea Hotel Knysna Quays

DURBAN

KINGDOM OF eSWATINI

Protea Hotel Durban Umhlanga

Foresters Arms Hotel

KRUGER

JOHANNESBURG

Protea Hotel Kruger Gate

City Lodge Hotel

ELEPHANT VALLEY

GREATER ADDO ELEPHANT NATIONAL PARK

Set in the centre of Cape Town overlooking Bantry Bay and Signal Hill, the President Hotel offers a relaxed atmosphere with impeccable services. Relax in your spacious room with an array of luxury facilities, smart technology and stylish design.

Your gateway to the golden beaches of Durban with lush surroundings and stunning views overlooking the coast. All rooms are elegantly and stylishly furnished creating a cosy atmosphere.

Located along the Sabie River, this rustic and elegant lodge provides all the comforts of home. Just 100 meters from the Paul Kruger Gate of Kruger National Park – offering unparalleled access to the area’s legendary natural beauty.

Elephant Valley Lodge

Facing the warm Indian Ocean through the Knysna Heads, the hotel offers a tranquil stay in spacious rooms overlooking the magical Knysna lagoon, historical train station and the Knysna town.

Dating from colonial times, this country hotel is a traditional haven of comfort and a place of great character and charm. Set within extensive, beautiful gardens rich in native flowers and trees.

The City Lodge Hotel lies adjacent to the departures level of the Johannesburg International Airport, connected by a sky-bridge. Offering spacious rooms with convenient services and facilities with access to the airports shopping centre on a 24-hour basis.

Surrounded by the peaceful wilderness of the African bush and over-looking the Lesoma Valley in the Chobe District, home to the largest population of African elephant in the world.

Kuzuko Lodge

CATHEDRAL PEAK

NAIROBI

Cathedral Peak Hotel

Tamarind Tree Hotel

NGORONGORO

LAKE NAKURU

Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge

Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge

Relax in the comfort of your spacious room while soaking in the unspoiled surroundings of the Drakensberg mountain range from your hotel, perched on the slopes of the 3004 metre Cathedral Peak.

Facing the magnificent sunsets to the west and located at the highest point on Ngorongoro crater’s rim, Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge stands above the crater floor offering unparalleled views across this enormous caldera.

Situated in a private section of the Greater Addo Elephant National Park and gloriously high upon a hill overlooking the vast expanse of the Karoo. An atmosphere of peace and quiet offering spectacular views of the ‘Big Five’ reserve below.

Located just 5kms to the southwest of Nairobi within the spacious Carnivore grounds and the iconic Carnivore Restaurant, with easy access to all parts of the city including its national park. Guest rooms are spacious and modern with a charming earthy decor creating a relaxing ambience.

Located on a range of hills that form the western limits of Africa’s Great Rift Valley, the lodge offers spectacular views over the vastness of Africa. Overlooking Lake Nakuru and its surrounding National Park. This is paradise for bird watchers and wildlife lovers alike.

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1. Contract 1.1 These terms and conditions (“Conditions”) form the basis of the contract between You and Scenic Tours Pty Limited (“Evergreen”, “Scenic”, “We”, “Us” or “Our”) (“Contract”). It is important that You read the Contract carefully to ensure that You understand Your rights and obligations. Your Contract may also include additional terms and conditions applicable to a special offer or promotion, and/or, depending on your Tour, Destination Specific Terms. 1.2 You confirm Your understanding and acceptance of the Conditions and the Contract by paying Your Booking Deposit or otherwise paying any part of the price of Your Tour. If you do not understand and accept the Conditions and the terms of the Contract, you should not make any payment to Us and in this case, we will cancel Your Booking in accordance with clause 3.3. 1.3 If You make a Booking on behalf of any other person, You represent to Us that You have their authority to make the Booking on their behalf and to legally bind them to the terms of the Contract, including the Conditions. Each reference to “You”, “Your”, “Guest” or “Passenger” means the person who makes the Booking and each other person covered by the Booking. 1.4 Your Itinerary does not form part of the Contract. 1.5 We may amend these Conditions from time to time. If We amend the Conditions, We will publish the amended version on Our Website. We will also provide the current version of the Conditions to You upon request. You will be bound by the current version of the Conditions at the time You make Your Booking. 1.6 All travel involves risks. We strongly recommend You take out comprehensive travel insurance with a reputable insurance company to cover You against risks associated with Your Tour including cover for loss of luggage, medical expenses and costs and expenses incurred due to cancellations, delays or other disruptions. 2. Meaning of Words In these Conditions, the following words and expressions have the following meanings: (a) “Booking” means the booking You have made with Us for the Tour. (b) “Booking Deposit” means a booking deposit in an amount which We have notified You before You make Your Booking; (c) “Cruise” means a cruise constituting or forming part of Your Tour; (d) “Cruise Conditions” means the Operator’s conditions of carriage for a river cruise vessel, which are available on our Website and otherwise on request to Us. (e) “Cruise Director” means any person designated by Us as the cruise director for any Cruise. (f) “Customer Service Contact Address” means the details for contacting Us set out in clause 13.1 of the Conditions. (g) “Deposit Protection Plan” means Our deposit protection plan as set out on Our Website. (h) “Destination Specific Terms” means terms and conditions specific to a particular Tour, as published in the Tour Brochure or on Our Website for the relevant Tour, or, where applicable, set out in clause 14 of these Conditions. (i) “Drone” means an unmanned aerial vehicle or UAV, being an aircraft of any size that operates without a pilot on board. (j) “Force Majeure Event” means any act of God, war, terrorism, fire, flood or any other extreme weather conditions, loss of power, epidemics or pandemics, industrial disputes, slow-downs or other strike activities, riots or civil disturbances, acts of government, semi government or other authorities, inability to obtain any necessary licence or consent and delays caused by sub-contractors, suppliers or other third parties (including telecommunications carriers), material shortages or other disruption to the Tour beyond Our control. (k) “Guest Contact Details” means Your contact details which You have provided to Us at the time of making Your Booking, as amended by any written notice You may provide to Us from time to time in accordance with clause 13.4 of these Conditions. (l) “Itinerary” means the Itinerary for Your Tour issued by Us, subject to any amendments made by Us from time to time in accordance with the Contract. (m) “Operator” means the owner or operator of a river cruise vessel, who is a separate legal entity and business, whether or not related to Us. (n) “Personal Information” means information about You and any other person for whom You make a Booking, including Your name, address, phone number and other contact details, details of Your next of kin, Your passport number, credit or debit card details, and information about Your health, medical needs, dietary requirements and any disabilities or other special requirements. (o) “Service Provider” means any independent contractor engaged by Us to provide a Tour or any part of a Tour, and includes an Operator. (p) “Tour” means a tour or journey package offered or provided by Us. (q) “Tour Brochure” means the brochure for Your Tour published by Us in hard copy or electronically and includes any amendments notified on Our Website from time to time. (r) “Tour Departure Date” means the scheduled departure date for the Tour set out in Your Itinerary. (s) “Tour Director” means any person designated by Us as the tour director for Your Tour. (t) “Tour Price” means the total amount payable by You for the Tour. It includes the Booking Deposit. (u) “Validity Period” means in respect of a Tour Brochure, the validity period stated in that brochure. (v) “Website” means Evergreen’s website at www.evergreentours.com.au. (w) “Your Tour” means the Tour You have booked with Us, as outlined in Your Itinerary 3. Booking and Payment 3.1 You may make a Booking directly with Us or through a travel agent. Your Booking will be confirmed only when We have received: (a) Your Booking Deposit; or (b) if Your Booking is made 120 days or less before the Tour Departure Date, the Tour Price and all other amounts payable under the Contract. 3.2 Except as indicated in clause 3.8, We will notify You of the Tour Price and provide You with Your Itinerary at the time of making Your Booking. 3.3 You must pay Your Booking Deposit within 2 days after making Your Booking. If We do not receive Your Booking Deposit within 2 days after You make Your Booking, We will automatically cancel Your Booking without further notice to You. 3.4 If You have made Your Booking through a travel agent, Your travel agent should forward Your Booking Deposit or Tour Price to Us on Your behalf. However, payments by You to Your travel agent are not considered to be payments by You to Us. We will consider payment has been received by Us only when We receive payment from Your travel agent. 3.5 Any accommodation, sightseeing or flights We book for You separately to those stated in Your Itinerary are not included in the Booking Deposit or Tour Price and You must pay both the deposit and full costs for such additional services separately to the Booking Deposit and Tour Price at the time which We notify You at or before You make Your Booking. Any requests for such additional services will not be processed until Your Booking Deposit is paid in full. 3.6 For some special offers, We may require payment of a further deposit before the balance of the Tour Price is due. We will notify You of any such requirement before You complete Your Booking and will confirm the payment details when we confirm Your Booking. You must make payment by the date notified by Us. 3.7 Except as required by law or in accordance with the Deposit Protection Plan, Booking Deposits are not refundable and are not transferable to other Tours

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or Bookings. 3.8 If You make Your Booking within 121 days of Your Tour Departure Date, You must pay Your Booking Deposit before We can process Your Booking and confirm Your Tour Price. Your Booking is not confirmed until You have paid the Tour Price. We will notify You of the Tour Price promptly after We have calculated it. If You do not confirm Your acceptance of the Tour Price in writing within 7 days of receipt of notification from Us, You will be deemed to have rejected the Tour Price. If You notify Us that You have rejected the Tour Price or if You are deemed to have rejected the Tour Price, We will cancel Your Booking and refund Your Booking Deposit. If You accept the Tour Price, You must pay the outstanding Tour Price within 24 hours of Us notifying You of the Tour Price, or We will cancel Your Booking and retain Your Booking Deposit. 3.9 If clause 3.8 does not apply, You must pay to Us the balance of the Tour Price and all other amounts payable under the Contract no later than 120 days before the Tour Departure Date. If Your Tour includes a Cruise You must pay the balance of the Tour Price to Us no later than 120 days before the Tour Departure Date. 3.10 If You wish to change any incidental component of Your Booking, such as any pre or post-tour accommodation or add-ons, You must contact Us. We may accept or reject Your request at Our absolute discretion and if We accept, You must pay a change fee to Us for each change in accordance with clause 4.7(b) and any additional costs resulting from the change. Additional costs may include additional overnight accommodation required as a result of any change to Your flights. 3.11 You may cancel a Booking by sending Us written notice of cancellation at the Customer Service Contact Address. If You cancel a Booking You will be liable to pay a cancellation fee in accordance with clause 4.8. 3.12 A name change for a Guest or a change to the Tour Departure Date is considered a cancellation of the original Booking. 4. Prices, inclusions and fees 4.1 All Tour Prices are quoted in Australian Dollars. 4.2 If You pay Us by credit card a surcharge may be added, please enquire for details. There is no surcharge for payments made by cash, cheque or direct transfer to Our nominated bank account. 4.3 Your Tour Price includes all coach, rail and cruise travel set out in the Itinerary; the services of a Tour Director; airport transfers outside Australia; meals as specified in Your Itinerary; economy class group flights and air taxes as set out in your Itinerary; accommodation; sightseeing and admissions, where stated in Your Itinerary; port charges; all gratuities and tipping on land tours; and any other specific inclusions identified in Your Itinerary. 4.4 Unless expressly listed in Your Itinerary as an inclusion, Your Tour Price does not include airfares; airline taxes; shore excursions on ocean cruises; additional optional activities; accommodation upgrades; meals not specified in Your Itinerary; drinks; laundry; passport fees; visas; vaccinations; medical assistance; government taxes and charges (excluding GST); or any items or expenses of a personal nature. 4.5 Unless stated as an inclusion in Your itinerary, overnight accommodation required to meet Your Tour and/or any flight connections are not included in the Tour Price and will be at Your expense. 4.6 We reserve the right not to honour any published prices that We determine were erroneous due to printing, electronic, or clerical error. If You make a Booking based on erroneous pricing, We will offer You the option of cancelling the Booking and receiving a refund of any amount paid by You or confirming the Booking by paying the difference between the erroneous price and the correct price, as determined by Us. 4.7 The following Fees are payable in addition to the Tour Price: (a) If You book 21 days or less before the Tour Departure Date, You must pay a late booking fee of $50.00 per Booking. (b) If You change Your Booking, other than by varying the Tour Departure Date, You must pay a change fee of $50.00 per Booking. This fee is on account of administrative expenses incurred by Us in changing Your Tour and is a genuine and reasonable estimate of Our expenses. 4.8 If You cancel Your Tour for any reason prior to Your Tour Departure Date (including by changing Your Tour Departure Date or the name of a Guest), You will be liable for the following cancellation fee: Days of notice prior to Tour commencement 120 days and over 119 to 91 days 90 to 62 days 61 days or less

Cancellation Fee (per person) Loss of deposit 20% of Tour Price 50% of Tour Price 100% of Tour Price

You may also be liable to pay cancellation fees to airlines and other third parties. 4.9 We may vary Your Tour Price at any time before You have paid the Tour Price in full to the extent necessary to meet any increase in the Tour costs for reasons outside Our control, including airfares, fuel, government taxes and charges, exchange rate fluctuations or other Tour related costs or tariffs. We will not vary the Tour Price after We have received the total Tour Price from You, regardless of any increases in the costs incurred by Us. We will notify You of any such variation using the Guest Contact Details. 4.10 You are responsible for and must pay for all costs and expenses incurred by You as a result of any change made by You to Your Itinerary after Your Tour Departure Date. This includes changes due to illness or other personal reasons. 5. Cancellation, delays and changes to Your Itinerary 5.1 Your Booking is conditional on Us receiving a minimum number of tour or cruise passenger bookings to operate the Tour and ensure an enjoyable group atmosphere. Where sufficient numbers cannot be achieved, We may cancel or delay a scheduled Tour or Tour Departure Date. 5.2 We will endeavour to make any decision to cancel or delay a Tour or Cruise, and to notify You of that decision, at least 60 days prior to the scheduled Tour Departure Date. 5.3 If We cancel a Tour, for whatever reason, before departure: (a) We will use reasonable endeavours to offer You the closest available tour or cruise departure. If the proposed alternative tour or cruise is: (i) cheaper than Your original Tour Price, We will refund the difference to You; or (ii) more expensive than Your original Tour Price, You must pay the difference to Us; (b) if You accept the proposed alternative tour or cruise, Your Itinerary will be amended accordingly and We will give You an updated Itinerary; (c) if You do not accept the proposed alternative tour or cruise within 7 days of being notified by Us of the alternative, We will cancel Your Booking, refund to You all monies paid directly to Us and will have no further liability to You; and (d) We are not liable for any third party costs You may incur, which We have not booked on Your behalf, for example airfares or other arrangements booked independently through or paid to a travel agent. 5.4 If We delay the departure of a Tour, for whatever reason, for more than 7 days, You may terminate this Contract and We will provide You with, at Your option, either: (a) a full refund of all amounts paid to Us; or (b) a credit towards future tours with Us which will be valid for 24 months from the date You notify Us of the termination of this Contract. 5.5 We will use reasonable endeavours to provide the Tour You have booked in accordance with Your Itinerary. However, due to the nature of travel, it may not always be possible for Us to adhere strictly to Your Itinerary and the Operator may need to make alterations to the Tour or Your Itinerary, before or after the commencement of the Tour. Where, due to circumstances outside the Operator’s control, We are unable to provide the Tour in accordance with Your Itinerary, We will use reasonable endeavours to:

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(a) give You reasonable notice of any alterations, but there may be circumstances beyond Our control in which alterations will be required with little, or no, advance notice; and (b) provide or arrange appropriate alternative activities, transport and accommodation as required. 5.6 The circumstances in which Your Itinerary or the Tour may be altered include: (a) high or low water levels in any river or canal; (b) lock closures, unscheduled vessel maintenance or other operational reasons; (c) road, river or weather conditions; (d) national or local holidays affecting the closure of public buildings or attractions; (e) Force Majeure Events; (f) emergency events, accidents, injuries or other incidents involving You or other passengers; and (g) any other event beyond Our control. 5.7 Alterations to Your Itinerary or the Tour may include: (a) substitution of vessels for part or the whole of a Tour; (b) cabin changes on a vessel; (c) additional embarkations and disembarkations; (d) substitution of alternate transportation, including the use of motor coaches; (e) substitution of hotel accommodation for accommodation on a vessel; (f) alterations to arrival and departure times; (g) alterations to sightseeing activities; and (h) reductions or increases in the time spent at a location. 5.8 If We or the Operator substitute any vessel, motor coach or accommodation under this clause 5, We or they will use reasonable endeavours to provide You with a substitution of equivalent specification or quality, but some services and facilities may not be available for all substitute arrangements. 5.9 Any changes to Your Itinerary will be notified to You: (a) if prior to Your Tour Departure Date, by phone, email or post using the Guest Contact Details or via Your Travel Agent; or (b) if during Your Tour, personally by Your Cruise Director or Tour Director. 5.10 To the maximum extent permitted by law, You agree that We are not liable to You for, and You release Us from, any cost, claim, loss, damage or expense whatsoever arising either directly or indirectly in connection with any alteration to Your Itinerary or substitution carried out in accordance with this clause 5, including without limitation any: (a) claim for distress, disappointment or loss of enjoyment arising from the alteration; (b) additional personal expenses incurred by You, including for food, beverages and personal items; or (c) costs associated with any other travel arrangements affected by the changes, including any costs and expenses incurred by You for cancelling or changing those other arrangements or arising from a failure to meet a connection. 6. Your Tour obligations 6.1 For the comfort and safety of You and Your fellow passengers and other people, You must follow the Tour Director’s and Cruise Director’s instructions at all times. 6.2 If We, the Tour Director or Our staff or any Service Provider consider You are negatively affecting Your own health, safety or enjoyment, or that of other passengers, including by refusing to comply with instructions of the Tour Director, We may terminate the Contract and withdraw You from the Tour with immediate effect. If it is reasonably practicable to do so, the Tour Director will provide a warning to You and allow You an opportunity to rectify Your behaviour before We withdraw You from the Tour. 6.3 If You are withdrawn from the Tour under clause 6.2, You must make Your own travel and other arrangements at Your own expense and We are not liable to You for any loss, cost or damage You may suffer or incur. 6.4 You must have a valid passport with an expiry date of at least six (6) months after the last scheduled day of Your Tour. 6.5 You must ensure that You obtain prior to the Tour Departure Date all required entry visas for all countries to be visited during the Tour, as failure to obtain correct documentation may affect Your participation in certain shore excursions and entry to certain countries during the Tour. 6.6 If You do not have the correct visa or other documentation necessary to enter a country or participate in any aspect of a Tour (“Documentation”): (a) We will not refund to You all or any portion of the Tour Price; and (b) You will be responsible for any costs You incur as a result of Your failure to obtain the required Documentation, including any costs associated with re-joining the Tour. 6.7 If You are unhappy with something that does or does not happen on Your Tour, You must first use all reasonable endeavours to negotiate with Us in good faith to settle the dispute before commencing proceedings in any court or tribunal. In the first instance You should raise Your concern with the Tour Director as soon as reasonably practicable, as it may be possible for them to take steps to resolve Your concern with minimal delay. 7. Notification of General Risks 7.1 You acknowledge and agree that there are general risks associated with travelling, which are beyond Our control and We are not liable to You for any loss, cost or damage You may incur as a result of these general risks. Such general risks include: (a) Tour variations or interruptions caused by road, river or weather conditions; national or local holidays affecting the closure of public buildings and attractions; Force Majeure Events; high water levels; low water levels; flooding; lock closures; unscheduled vessel or vehicle maintenance; (b) changes to the Tour and Your Itinerary in the circumstances described in clause 5.6; (c) forces of nature; illness; flight schedule changes or cancellations; loss of luggage; epidemics or pandemics; political unrest; accidents; acts of terrorism or other criminal acts; changes to government visa or travel requirements; or (d) other circumstances beyond Our control. 7.2 You must make Your own enquiries regarding Your Tour, including being aware of any relevant government travel safety warnings. 8. Liability 8.1 Nothing in these Conditions or the Contract operates to exclude, restrict or modify the application of any provision of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth), including the Australian Consumer Law, or any equivalent State or Territory legislation, the exercise of a right conferred by such a provision, or any of Our liability for breach of a guarantee, condition or warranty implied by such a provision, where it is unlawful to do so. All exclusions and limitations of Our liability under the Contract must be read subject to this clause. 8.2 You acknowledge and agree that We accept no responsibility and will not be liable to You (or any third party) for any loss, cost or damage (including loss of enjoyment) suffered directly or indirectly in connection with: (a) any Tour risks or other aspects of the Tour disclosed to You in the Contract; (b) any change to Your Itinerary or delays in departure or arrival times of aircraft, vessels or otherwise during the conduct of the Tour; (c) any loss or damage to Your baggage or belongings; (d) any personal injury or death resulting from the acts or omissions or negligence of any third parties providing goods or services to You during the Tour, including air carriers, hotels, shore excursion operators, restaurateurs, transportation providers and medical personnel; or (e) any disappointment or loss of enjoyment due to circumstances outlined in the Contract or otherwise beyond Our control. 8.3 Subject to clause 8.1, but despite any other provision of the Contract, and to the extent permitted by law, Our maximum liability to You or any third party (including any claims of negligence by Us) is limited to the Tour Price You have paid to Us.


8.4 To the maximum extent permitted by law and subject to clause 8.1, You acknowledge and agree We are not liable to You, under any circumstances, for any loss of enjoyment, opportunity, profit, savings, revenue or interest or any other consequential or indirect, incidental, special or punitive loss, damage or expenses. 8.5 You acknowledge and agree that We are not liable for any delay or failure by Us or a Service Provider to perform Our obligations under the Contract, resulting from or as a consequence of a Force Majeure Event. 8.6 If a delay or failure occurs or is anticipated due to Force Majeure Event, Our obligations are suspended for the duration of the Force Majeure Event. 8.7 We may immediately terminate the Contract, if the Force Majeure Event delays performance of the Tour for a period of 7 days or more, calculated from the date We notify You of the Force Majeure Event. 8.8 To the extent permitted by law, all express or implied warranties, guarantees, representations, or terms are expressly excluded. Where the law implies any guarantee, condition or warranty which cannot be excluded, Our liability to You for breach of such an implied guarantee, condition or warranty is limited, to one or more of the following: (a) in the case of goods: the repair of goods, replacement of goods, the supply of equivalent goods or the cost of repair, replacement or supply of equivalent goods; or (b) in the case of services: supplying the services again or payment of the cost of supplying the services again. 8.9 Subject to clause 8.1, You acknowledge and agree that where Your Tour, any part of Your Tour, accommodation, flights or any other good or service are not directly provided by Us, but is provided by a Service Provider, in the event of any dispute or claim including for loss, damage, breach of contract or negligence arising from the conduct of the Service Provider, You must pursue Your claim directly against the relevant Service Provider. 9. Privacy and Data Protection 9.1 In order for Us to process Your Booking and provide the Tour to You, You will need to provide to Us, and We will need to use Personal Information. We will need to provide Your Personal Information to Service Providers, as well as customs and immigration authorities. We may also provide Your personal Information to security and credit checking organisations. Some of the persons to whom We provide Your Personal Information are located overseas, including in countries that may not provide the same level of protection of Personal Information as Australia. By making a Booking You give Us Your consent to use and disclose Your Personal Information in the manner described in this clause 9.1. 9.2 We may also use Your name and the Guest Contact Details for marketing purposes, unless You tell Us that You do not want Us to do so. You may do this by contacting the Customer Service Contact Address. 9.3 We will otherwise deal with Your Personal Information in accordance with Our Privacy Policy, which can be found on Our Website or provided on request. 10. General Provisions 10.1 We may only waive a right or remedy created under these Conditions in writing. Our delay in exercising a right or remedy does not constitute a waiver of that right or remedy, nor does any waiver by Us (either wholly or in part) operate as a subsequent waiver of the same or any other right. 10.2 The Contract is governed by the laws in force in New South Wales. 10.3 The parties submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of New South Wales and any courts competent to hear appeals from those courts. 10.4 Any term which is, by its nature, intended to survive termination of the Contract survives termination. 10.5 In these Conditions, unless the context otherwise indicates a contrary intention: (a) headings are for convenience only and do not affect interpretation; (b) singular includes the plural and vice versa; (c) a reference to a party includes its successors, permitted assigns, administrators and substitutes; (d) where a word or phrase is defined, its other grammatical forms have the corresponding meaning; (e) the word ‘include’ in any form is not a word of limitation; (f) no rules of construction apply to Our disadvantage on the basis that these Conditions or the Contract were prepared by Us; (g) a reference to a natural person includes their personal representatives; and (h) a reference to a body (including institute, association or authority) which ceases to exist or whose powers or functions are transferred to another body is a reference to the body which replaces it or which substantially succeeds to its powers or functions. 10.6 The Tour Brochure is valid for Tour Departure Dates during the Validity Period unless otherwise indicated in Your Itinerary, and supersedes all previous brochures. 11. Important notices about Your Tour 11.1 Tour Participation (a) Special needs: We welcome You if You have a disability or other special need, provided You are accompanied by a companion capable of providing all the assistance You require. Please note that although We will use reasonable endeavours to provide You with all the activities on Your Itinerary, depending on Your disability, You may not be able to participate in every activity and the Tour Director will have the right to refuse Your participation if the Tour Director believes Your health and safety or the health and safety of any other person may be impacted by Your participation. You must advise Us (or Your travel agent) of any disability, medical condition or dietary requirement at the time of Booking. (b) Wheelchair and walkers cannot be carried in the luggage compartment of motorcoaches due to space limitations, requests for disabled rooms must be made at the time of Booking and are subject to availability; (c) Our discretion: We may, in Our absolute discretion, decline Your Booking if We are of the view that: (i) We cannot adequately provide for any or all of Your special needs; (ii) Your health, safety or enjoyment, or that of any other passengers attending the Tour may be at risk; or (iii) You cannot or will not abide by any reasonable directions of the Tour Director or Cruise Director. 11.2 Cruises If Your Tour includes a Cruise, the following provisions apply: (a) Deckplan: The deck plan, cabin sizes, images, inclusions and layout in the Tour Brochure are indicative only and may vary. Pictured representations of cabins or rooms in Tour Brochures are not drawn to scale. (b) Cruise Cabins: Your Tour Price is based on the Cabin category indicated in the Tour Brochure. Upgrades are subject to availability and will be at an additional cost. (f) Smoking: Smoking is limited to designated smoking areas during Your Tour. (i) You acknowledge that We may restrict smoking to specific times and locations during Your Cruise for the comfort of all passengers. (ii) Smoking is not permitted on coaches or such other places as nominated by Us from time to time. (iii) Although We will use reasonable endeavours to ensure there are opportunities for You to smoke during the Tour, We cannot guarantee such opportunities will be available. (g) Noise, vibration and odour: While the Operators take reasonable steps to minimise noise, vibration and odours on the cruise vessels, You acknowledge and accept that some noise, vibration and intermittent odours may be experienced on vessels, and that We accept no responsibility, and will not be liable to You in relation to any such noise, vibration or odour. (h) Docking Position: During port stops, vessels may dock side by side, obstructing views and requiring You to pass through other vessels to embark

and disembark. You agree and acknowledge that You will have no claim in respect of any such matters. (i) Medical Services: (i) River cruise ships do not carry a doctor on board, however medical services may be called at Your own expense. (ii) Due to the large number of passengers on board, We cannot provide a personal escort for medical visits. (iii) We are not, and our Service Providers and the Operators are not, liable regarding the provision of any medical care You may require or choose to accept during your Tour. (j) Currency and credit cards (i) All purchases on board a charge to Your shipboard account. The on-board currency on river cruises is the Egyptian Pound (LE), United States Dollar (USD) or Euro. (ii) Shipboard accounts may be paid by these currencies or credit card. (k) Internet Service: Internet facilities are available on board Nile Cruises for an additional charge. (i) Internet availability and quality may vary from country to country and can also be affected by technical issues, weather or unfavourable terrain and other factors outside Our control. (ii) We do not guarantee the availability or quality of Internet connections or services. 11.3 Drones (a) General prohibition: Unless provided by Us or an Operator as part of an organised activity during Your Tour, the use of Drones is strictly prohibited at all times on Your Tour. (b) Legal restrictions: You should also be aware that, in addition to the prohibition in paragraph (a), the use of Drones is regulated or prohibited by law in many locations and unlawful use may result in arrest or prosecution by the relevant authorities. (c) Organised Activities: If We or an Operator allow You to operate a Drone as part of an organised activity during Your Tour, You must strictly comply with all instructions of the activity leader. 11.4 Coaches (a) Seat rotation: To ensure all passengers have the opportunity to enjoy front and window seats, a daily seat rotation system is employed on all of Our coaches and You must follow the seat rotation system. (b) Travel sickness: If You suffer from travel sickness, You should arrange medication or other alternatives to treat symptoms, as We cannot make allowances for this. 12. Additional Important Information 12.1 Air Travel and baggage (a) Airfare Conditions (i) All airfares are subject to availability and conditions apply. (ii) Our reservations consultant will book an appropriate fare for Your Tour. (iii) Some discounted airfares have conditions which make them unsuitable to be used in conjunction with Our tours. Full details and conditions may be obtained from Our reservations consultant or Your travel agent. If You have any questions or concerns please contact Our reservations consultant or Your travel agent. (iv) Airfares booked as part of Your Tour will be through an appropriate route although may not be a direct flight; some included flights are unescorted. If You request a customised route or direct flight You will be responsible for all additional costs. (v) Depending on departure date and time of booking the required booking class for airfare offer may be too far in advance to book with the appropriate airline. If the required booking class is unavailable air surcharges may apply. The flight quote including air taxes and surcharges will be confirmed once all air sectors are booked and confirmed. (vi) Taxes are defined as all airline and government taxes and surcharges. Taxes are subject to change and will be advised at the time of flight reservation. (vii) All flights are subject to schedule changes and class downgrades as determined by the operating airline. You acknowledge and agree that We accept no responsibility and will not be liable to You for any costs associated with these changes. (viii) All airfares are subject to availability and scheduled for travel to meet the Tour Departure Dates set out in the Tour Brochure. Any requests outside of the tour dates may incur seasonal surcharges as enforced by the airline. (b) Airport Transfers (i) Airport transfers are only available on the first and last day of Your Tour and at times We designate. Transfers outside these times will be at Your expense and must be secured by Your own arrangements. (ii) Passengers who have purchased Our pre and post Tour hotel accommodation and airfares will be provided airport transfers to/from their hotel in the Tour start or end city only, on the day of the pre or post accommodation booking. (iii) If You do not book Your flights with Us, You must ensure Your flight details are provided to Us at least 60 days before the Tour Departure Date by: (a) entering Your flight details at the trip personaliser on the Website; or (b) contacting Us at the Customer Service Contact Address. (iv) No refund will be given for unused transfers. Transfers cannot be routed to other pick-up points or destinations. (v) If You miss the pre-booked transfer You will be responsible for making Your own way to the Tour departure point, at Your own expense. (vi) Unless expressly stated in Your Itinerary, airport transfers may be group transfers scheduled to coincide with multiple flight arrival and departure times. Private transfers, including Royal Suites transfer are not available in all locations. Please enquire for further details. (c) Carriers: The carriers (including airlines, rail and sea carriers used in association with the tours) are not responsible for statements or features in Tour Brochures. The conditions of sale of each carrier constitute a separate contract between You and the carrier and We have no responsibility in relation to contracts between You and the carriers. (d) Luggage (i) Tour participants are entitled to one suitcase per person. Your suitcase must not exceed 76 x 53 x 28cms (30’’ x 21’’x 11’’) and must not weigh more than 20kg (50lbs). (ii) Airline passengers should consult with their airline as size and weight restrictions may vary from airline to airline and also according to the class booked. (iii) It is Your responsibility to ensure Your luggage complies with these requirements and You acknowledge that We, contracted carriers or Service Providers may elect not to carry overweight items. (iv) You will be responsible for any excess baggage charges. 12.2 Sightseeing, Excursions and Special Activities on Tour (a) Sightseeing: Sightseeing in many historic towns and cities can only be undertaken by walking tours as motorcoach access is not possible. Consequently, a reasonable level of fitness is required as the sightseeing tour may involve steps and extensive walking over uneven surfaces. (b) Mountain Excursions: Some tours include mountain excursions involving high altitudes. Please consult with Your doctor to ensure that You have an adequate level of fitness and are in good health before participating in these excursions. (c) Additional Optional Tours: Additional activities undertaken by You such as sightseeing tours purchased by You in addition to those activities outlined in the Tour Brochure during Your Tour are not included in Your Tour Price and incur an additional cost. Additional activities are subject to availability, seasonal and operational factors. Some activities require a minimum and maximum number of participants to operate.

12.3 Passenger Requirements (a) Special Diets: You must advise Us in writing of any and all special requests and dietary requirements at the time of Booking. We will make every reasonable effort to accommodate Your dietary requests but cannot guarantee that such requests can be met. (b) Vaccinations: It is Your responsibility to ensure You have all required vaccinations for Your Tour and We recommend You refer to www. smarttraveller.gov.au for full details and also consult Your doctor. (c) Medical Conditions: We strongly recommend a visit to Your doctor prior to Your tour. (d) Solo Passengers and Single Accommodation (i) Prices quoted in Tour Brochures are on a twin share basis. If Your Booking is not a twin share booking We will notify You of the applicable single supplement rate (Single Supplement Rate), and You must pay the Single Supplement Rate for the Tour, at the time of Booking. (ii) If You are willing to share a room with another single traveller of the same gender, You must pay the Single Supplement Rate and we will use reasonable endeavours to match You with another single traveller of the same gender, but we cannot guarantee availability. If we are able to match You with another traveller and You remain matched throughout the entire Tour, You will be refunded Your single supplement rate within 2 weeks of tour completion. We accept no responsibility for the suitability of the allocated rooming partner. (iii) If at any time during the Tour, You consider Your rooming partner unsuitable, You must notify Us and We will use reasonable endeavours to arrange single accommodation for You for the remainder of the Tour, subject to availability, and at Your own cost. (iv) A limited number of single rooms and/or cabins are available at a Single Supplement Rate for each Tour. In some locations, single rooms are smaller than twin rooms and may not be available. You acknowledge that if there is no availability of single accommodation for the remainder of the Tour, You will be required to continue to share with Your nominated rooming partner for the remainder of the Tour. (e) Young Passengers: (i) Passengers under the age of 21 years (as at the Tour Departure Date) must be accompanied by an adult and share their accommodation with an adult. (ii) Children under the age of 12 years are not encouraged (with the exception of Christmas tours and Cruises) and are accepted or rejected at Our sole discretion. 12.4 Maps, Pictures and Images (a) Maps: Maps or tour depictions contained in Tour Brochures or any other brochures We issue are intended as an indication only and should not be relied upon as the actual route to be taken during the Tour. (b) Images: All images in Tour Brochures represent typical scenes and descriptive detail for each tour, however it is possible that the particular subject matter may not be seen or experienced on Your Tour. Also, some pictures may have been digitally enhanced. (c) Photography: Our Tours offer some of the most spectacular and beautiful photographic scenery in the world. However, We cannot guarantee that every scene or highlighted featured in a Tour Brochure or Itinerary will be available on each Tour. No refund will be available for any resulting missed scene or photographic “opportunity”. 12.5 Hotel Accommodation (a) Substitution: We may substitute hotel accommodation of a similar standard in the place of the advertised hotel due to hotel availability issues. Any changes will be notified once confirmed with the hotel. (b) Responsibility: Although We have taken reasonable steps to secure the most suitable hotel accommodation in the area of the Tour, We are not liable to You for the quality, size or fitness of hotel rooms. 12.6 Deposit Protection Plan Our Deposit Protection Plan is available at a cost of $125 per person per Tour excluding Russian cruises and Russian cruises and tours. The cost is nonrefundable and must be paid at the time of Booking Your Tour. The Deposit Protection Plan does not, nor is it intended to, replace travel insurance. Details and terms and conditions of the Deposit Protection Plan are available on Our Website. 13. Contact Details 13.1 To make, change or cancel a Booking or to make any enquiries regarding a Booking or to otherwise give Us any notice in accordance with the Contract, You should contact Our customer service centre as follows: Email: info@evergreentours.com.au Telephone: 1300 383 747 Postal: PO Box 807, Newcastle, NSW 2300 Australia This is the Customer Service Contact Address. 13.2 Our customer service centre is open from 7.30am to 6.00pm Monday to Friday and 9.00am to 1.00pm Saturday (excluding public holidays in New South Wales) (Sydney time). Although We hope You won’t need it, Our after-hours emergency number when calling in Australia is freecall 1800 620 105. Other emergency contact details are included in Your travel documents. 13.3 If You need to contact Us during Your Tour, We recommend that if it is practicable to do so, in the first instance You should try to contact the Tour Director or Cruise Director. Depending on the purpose of Your contact, they may be able to assist You, but otherwise they may direct You to contact Our customer service centre. 13.4 We will use the Guest Contact Details if We need to contact You before the Tour Departure Date. It is therefore very important that You keep the Guest Contact Details up to date and notify Us immediately of any changes. To update Your Guest Contact Details, please contact Us at the Customer Service Contact Address. 14. Destination Specific Terms 14.1 Due to dusty and/or unsealed road conditions in Kenya and Kruger National Park on the private concessions, You need to be in good physical condition. Travel in Kenya is by 4WD safari vehicle and it is highly recommended if You suffer a back injury to consult Your doctor prior to participation. If You have contact lenses, You should bring glasses in case dust causes irritation. 14.2 Africa includes walking on steps, uneven ground and surfaces whilst visiting monuments and antiquities for lengths of between 1-5 kilometres and full mobility may be required. If you choose to participate You should be in an appropriate physical condition to complete any sightseeing expeditions forming part of the Tour. 14.3 Luggage: When You are travelling in Kenya, Tanzania, Botswana and Namibia there are luggage restrictions due to limited luggage space on flights and four wheel drive safari vehicles. We recommend You use a soft bag (sports bag or alternative) to pack essential items into during this portion of the Tour. Suitcases are unable to be taken with You whilst Tour throughout Kenya and will be delivered back to You at Nairobi Airport. Our Service Provider will take reasonable steps to ensure the safety and security of the remainder of Your luggage during this portion of the Tour. 14.6 Vaccinations: The following information is correct at the time of printing and is provided as a guide only. Travellers to certain areas in Africa may be refused entry if they do not hold a Yellow Fever International Vaccination Certificate, We recommend You refer to www. smarttraveller.gov.au for full details and also consult Your doctor. You will not receive a refund if You are unable to be vaccinated and if as a result decide not to complete the Tour.

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