Evergreen Egypt, Jordan & Israel Brochure 2020-2021

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Welcome.......................................................................................... 1

16/21 Day Israel & Ancient Egypt River Cruise (EMEI & EMIJ) NEW ....... 14

The Evergreen Experience................................................................. 2

15 Day Cairo to Amman & Ancient Egypt River Cruise (EMEJ)............... 16

A Journey of Discovery..................................................................... 4 Cruising the Waterways of Egypt....................................................... 6 A Perfect Night’s Sleep..................................................................... 8 You’re Invited with EmeraldPLUS....................................................... 10

10 Day Cairo & Ancient Egypt River Cruise (EMEE)................................ 18

A World of Discovery MS Hamees Egypt Deck Plan............................................................ 21 Discover More.................................................................................. 22

Explorer Loyalty Program................................................................. 12

Pre & Post Tour Accommodation..................................................... 23

Earlybird Offers................................................................................. 13

Terms and Conditions...................................................................... 24


Welcome

Evergreen Cruises & Tours’ Spectacular Egypt

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We invite you to join us on an exciting journey to ancient Egypt, Jordan and Israel, across four itineraries seeking to unveil these magical destinations which, until now, may only have existed in your imagination.

Cairo’s reputation precedes it, a sprawling city with plenty of personality. Visit the Pyramids of Giza and wander the bustling bazaars. Journey to Luxor along the Nile and onwards to the Jordanian capital, Amman and the Treasury at Petra.

We’ve learnt so much about Ancient Egypt from its historic monuments, archaeological sites and recovered artefacts. However, this is your opportunity to gain an understanding of what life was like for this early civilisation and how important the Nile River was to the societies that lined its banks.

The contemporary MS Hamees river ship will be your home during your four-night Nile River cruise from Luxor to Aswan. Elegant and thoughtful interior design plays host to excellent amenities, including a lounge bar and sun deck along with spacious cabins, and private ensuite bathroom. Enjoy shore excursions to magnificent temples, tombs and monuments, including the temples at Abu Simbel. New for 2020-21 is a tour to Israel, regarded by many Christians, Jews and Muslims as the biblical Holy Land. With a hand-picked selection of tours, you’ll be in awe of the contrasting

Our team of local experts will proudly show you the best Egypt, Jordan and Israel has to offer. Discover for yourself why travelling with Evergreen Cruises & Tours and sister company, Emerald Waterways is the most relaxing and convenient way to explore. 1980 -

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In this brochure, you will find an outstanding combination of luxurious cruises and superb accommodation, combined with spectacular scenery, memorable attractions, sumptuous cuisine and friendly people to ensure your journey is unforgettable.

cultures within Israel’s cities. From ‘the Mediterranean capital of cool’, Tel Aviv, to the spiritual connections of Jerusalem and further north to the Sea of Galilee, where Jesus is believed to have walked on water, and the Mount of Beatitudes, where he is thought to have performed his most famous sermon, the Sermon on the Mount.

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The Evergreen Experience Inclusions that exceed your expectations

Left: The Great Sphinx of Giza, Egypt Top right: Bahai Gardens, Haifa, Israel Bottom right: The Treasury, Petra, Jordan

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Evergreen Cruises & Tours has an excellent reputation for quality, value and professional service. From start to finish, we meticulously plan, arrange and coordinate every aspect of your holiday. Our itineraries are carefully designed with the appropriate balance of inclusions, must-see sights and free time, all planned to unlock Egypt, Jordan and Israel’s richness and vibrancy. A diverse range of people travel with us and like you, they recognise that value is not only about price but also what’s included in a tour and cruise. We pride ourselves on including all the essentials for a seamless cruising and touring experience. This ensures that not only are your deluxe hotels, must-see attractions, local experiences, specialist


Cruise and Tour Directors, most meals and all transport included, but there are also no hidden costs such as hotel porterage, taxes, tips and gratuities.

Each one is a unique, unsurpassed gem and an included premium highlight with Evergreen that makes your tour complete.

As part of the Scenic Group, we use the organisation’s purchasing power and impeccable reputation to pass on the best value and service to you.

With 40 years experience, Evergreen are cruising and touring specialists and we aim to bring you real life experiences and reveal the hidden gems of Egypt, Jordan and Israel.

Our inclusions bring to life the Egypt, Jordan and Israel you’ve always imagined. We know you’ll never forget the moment you first saw the Great Pyramids of Giza and Great Sphinx, the unforgettable feeling as you approached the ancient ruins of Luxor Temple or the excitement of discovering the items found in Tutankhamun’s tomb.

With the diverse and natural beauty of the land, the warm and welcoming people, the rich history and culture, the delicious cuisine and an amazing variety of unique and unforgettable experiences enable us to craft the perfect holiday that will leave memories lasting a lifetime.

Look out for our Discover More and You’re Invited programmes 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 with EmeraldPLUS Extra special inclusions such as home hosted dinners and unique village visits.

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A Journey of Discovery Explore and uncover hidden treasures

Top left: Statue of Ramesses II in Luxor Temple Bottom left: Port of Jaffa, Tel Aviv, Israel Right: Wadi Rum, UNESCO World Heritage Site

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Unforgettable experiences await in the exotic lands of Egypt, Jordan and Israel. A colourful, vibrant, rich and passionate culture will capture your imagination and bring dreams to life. Spectacular desert landscapes, home to thousands of years of culture, great feats of archaeological wonder and Mother Nature’s sensational ability to create her own phenomenon. Evergreen Cruises & Tours invites you to follow in the footsteps of mighty pharaohs and biblical prophets as you uncover this unique part of the world. The Egyptian capital and one of the country’s largest cities, Cairo is the gateway to the Nile delta. A magnificent mix of Roman, Arab and Turkish influence, lush vegetation and contemporary skyscrapers


co-exist among its 400 plus registered monuments. Embark on an awe-inspiring journey to the Great Pyramids of Giza and the famous Sphinx. Visit the Grand Egyptian Museum, home to items discovered from the tomb of Tutankhamun, some of which have never been displayed. Enjoy the ancient Temple of Esna and marvel at the columns that stand 12 metres high. Located on the east bank of the Jordan River, Jordan plays a huge role in biblical history and is defined by its ancient monuments, such as the Treasury at Petra. The capital, Amman, is thought to be one of the oldest cities in the world, with archaeologists suggesting humans settled as early as the 13th century BC.

Any experiences you may have had exploring the desert, will not prepare you for what Wadi Rum has to offer. Populated by trekking camels and dotted with Bedouin camps, the ‘Valley of the Moon’ boasts lunar-like crevices and towering rock formations, known to have Aramaic characters inscribed across it. Marvel at the former watering hole of Lawrence of Arabia, named Lawrence’s Spring and kick up the copper sand under foot. Bordering Jordan, 400 metres below sea level, the lowest body of water on Earth, is the hypersaline waters of the Dead Sea. Renowned for its high salt concentration, visitors flock here to experience for themselves, its natural buoyancy. Proven to have specific

health benefits, due to its mineral concentration, visitors smother their skin in the rich black mud as they allow the soothing waters to keep them afloat. Experience Israel’s breathtaking views of its hills and valleys, ancient walls and pathways and religious devotion from its resident Christians, Jews and Muslims which run deep in every facet of life. Evergreen ensures that your journey to Egypt, Jordan and Israel is a true journey of discovery. We bring to life the people, landscapes, history, culture and culinary delights to ensure a fulfilling and authentic experience. Allow Evergreen and sister company, Emerald Waterways to show you the trip of a lifetime.

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Cruising the Waterways of Egypt Mövenpick MS Hamees

Left: Mövenpick MS Hamees Top right: Sun deck and pool Bottom right: Lounge and bar

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Embark on a truly memorable journey from Luxor to Aswan as you experience Egypt’s most spectacular sites from the chic surrounds of one of the largest and most stylish river ships on the Nile. Mövenpick MS Hamees is a comfortable and contemporary ship, encompassing a range of facilities, including a swimming pool, reading room and sun deck with space to socialise. Mövenpick MS Hamees enjoys a private dock in Luxor, located in the Al Bughdadi District. Cruise the Nile and enjoy beautiful scenery while exploring the wonders of the ancient world. Boasting modern and spacious cabins, all elegantly furnished and air conditioned, you’ll enjoy magnificent views of the Nile,


as well as either twin beds or a queensized bed, private bathroom, bath, hair dryer and LCD TV. Mövenpick MS Hamees provides a wonderful selection of dining and entertainment options. The main restaurant offers an international and local buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner, while the elegantly appointed lounge bar is perfect for enjoying afternoon tea, delectable cocktails and evening entertainment. Soak up the beautiful sunshine from the sun deck, marvelling at the magnificence of the Nile as it unwinds before you, and toast with a variety of beverages and accompanying snacks, before evening cocktail receptions,

an oriental show, and a fancy dress Galabeyya party. It takes special qualities to become an Evergreen & Emerald Waterways Tour or Cruise Director, including a passion for Egypt and Jordan’s diverse history and culture and the in-depth knowledge of a living encyclopedia! They are your personal storyteller, art expert, historical interpreter and problem solver all in one. Your English-speaking guide provides expert commentary to enhance your holiday experience, sharing fascinating insights into history and culture.

ships, crew and onboard service to ensure you get the most out of this incredible destination. Recognised as the longest river in the world, the Nile has been named the ‘Father of African Rivers’ and rises from the south of the equator through north east Africa, before draining in the Mediterranean Sea. A lifeline for the Ancient Egyptians, contending with little yearly rainfall, the river aided agriculture as it provided a fertile setting from which to prosper. It’s yours to discover with Evergreen and sister company, Emerald Waterways.

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A Perfect Night’s Sleep Quality, comfort, location and service

An integral aspect to any travel experience are the hotels you stay in. They are not just a place to lay your head but are a place in your journey to enhance your holiday and ensure you feel relaxed and comfortable. Egypt, Jordan and Israel have some of the most authentic hotels filled with style and character and Evergreen Cruises & Tours and Emerald Waterways have selected each hotel to ensure your holiday experience is enhanced. On a holiday such as this, the quality and location of your hotel is important. All our luxury properties have been specifically chosen to let you thoroughly enjoy each destination.

Top left: Crowne Plaza Resort, Dead Sea, Jordan Bottom left: Tal by the Beach, Tel Aviv, Israel Right: Petra Marriott Hotel, Jordan

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In Cairo, the Marriott hotel is set in lush gardens, excellently located close


to many attractions such as Tahrir Square, the Nile River and a plethora of restaurants onsite. Centrally located in the heart of Amman, the Kempinski is the ideal place to make the most of what the vibrant Jordanian capital city has to offer with modern hotel rooms, stylish dining options, a spa and leisure facilities. In Petra, the Marriott hotel offers traditional service that will exceed your expectations. Situated 6km from the carved rock Al-Khazneh temple and Siq and the entrance to the ancient city of Petra, with spacious rooms and several dining options, an outdoor pool and spa are also yours to enjoy.

The fabulous Crowne Plaza resort is located beside the Dead Sea, and boasts two pools and a roof terrace where you can enjoy a refreshing drink. Swim to the edge of the infinity pool for sweeping views of the Dead Sea. Relax on the sand of the longest private beach along the Dead Sea or float leisurely in the hypersaline waters. Tal by the Beach is located just steps away from the beach and port of Tel Aviv, while the Kinar Hotel is the perfect base from which to explore the Sea of Galilee. The Harmony Hotel blends traditional style with contemporary elegance in the centre of Jerusalem.

When arriving with your group, you’ll find you have already been checked in, your luggage taken directly to your room and all hotel porterage, tips and gratuities have been taken care of in your tour price. You need to do nothing more than enjoy each enthralling destination! With many two and three night stays, Evergreen gives you the time to spread out, relax and not have to pack and unpack every day. You have the time to enjoy not only the destination but your hotel and all the exciting shopping, dining, entertainment, attractions and cultural activities on offer.

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You’re Invited EmeraldPLUS Local experiences to enhance your journey

Left: Temples of Abu Simbel, Aswan, Egypt Top right: Hieroglyphs in Temple of Hathora, Dendera, Egypt Bottom right: Roman Theatre, Amman, Jordan

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Join us on a journey into the Egypt, Jordan and Israel seldom seen by visitors. Since 2014 Evergreen Cruises & Tours has included unique and exclusive local experiences where our guests are welcomed into the lives of local people. You’ll come home with a knowledge and affection for Egypt, Jordan and Israel far deeper than a grand temple or historic landmark alone can offer. In small groups, you’ll meet local families and leave with an understanding of their daily life. Experience the hospitable atmosphere of a local Cairo home where you will be welcomed for dinner with a local Egyptian family, your hosts for the evening.


From Aswan, relax on an afternoon boat ride along the Nile, with bird watching commentary on board. Herons, egrets, spoonbills, gulls, kites, kestrels, opsreys and geese are regularly spotted throughout the Nile Valley. During your cruise, you sail as far as Dendera, to visit the ancient Hathor Temple, with depictions of Cleopatra on it’s walls. As one of the most wellpreserved temples in all of Egypt, the complex today displays influences from Egyptian, Greek and Roman rulers. In Amman, visit the incredible Ruins of Jerash with imposing ceremonial gates, colonnaded avenues, temples and theatres, said to be the best preserved Roman ruins outside of Italy.

Bustling markets and souqs brimming with treasured lamps and magic carpets have long been iconic to this region. Fresh produce, sweets, spices, jewellery, haberdashery, clothing and antiques fill the narrow streets with local Jordanians going about their regular shopping. You are sure to find your perfect souvenir as a token to remember your trip for years to come. In Israel, cruise along the Sea of Galilee, the lowest freshwater lake on Earth. The lake is fed partly by underground springs, although it’s main source is the Jordan River, later reaching the Dead Sea. The shores of the Sea of Galilee are also said to play an important part of many Biblical stories.

Evergreen’s ‘You’re Invited’ and Emerald Waterways ‘EmeraldPLUS’ experiences allow you to connect with real people and participate in special events so that you can discover a hidden side of the destination. Evergreen has hand-picked experiences that will enrich your time and deepen your understanding of the places you visit. Learn what it’s like to live like an Egyptian, Israeli or Jordanian with our exclusive program of extra special events. These rewarding experiences will all become lasting memories and are exclusive to Evergreen and Emerald Waterways.

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Discover the World as an Evergreen Explorer Be recognised and rewarded for travelling with us

Evergreen Explorer Points earnt to qualify

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

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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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Earlybird Savings 2020/2021 Earlybird Offers: Best 2020/2021 Deals. Book by 31 January 2020 or until sold out*. Best Remaining Offers: From 1 February 2020 onwards. Contact your Evergreen Expert or evergreentours.com.au for details.

Flights Included*

Book and deposit on a 2020/2021 Evergreen Egypt and Jordan River Cruise and Tour of 15 days or more and enjoy your FLIGHTS INCLUDED including taxes*

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Dollar Discounts*

SAVE $1,800 PER PERSON when you book and deposit on Evergreen holidays of 15 days or more continuous touring. SAVE $700 PER PERSON when you book and deposit on Evergreen holidays of 14 days or less. Both dollar discounts are not available if you choose a special airfare offer.

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Early Payment Discount*

Maximise your savings by combining our Early Payment Discount with our River Cruising Offers. Book and pay in full by the required date and SAVE UP TO $800 per couple*. 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

Conditions apply. For full terms and conditions, please refer to pages 24-25. Egypt and Jordan 2020/21 Earlybird Offers are available on tours and/or cruises booked and deposited prior to 31 January 2020 or until sold out, whichever comes first. Airfare offers are based in economy on a specific airline and in particular booking class of Evergreen Cruises & Tours choice. If the specific airline and/or class is not available Evergreen reserves the right to use an alternative airline of choice. All airfares are subject to the applicable airline conditions. Airport and Airline taxes are included up to $250 per person, are based on departure city and are subject to change. If an additional night(s) at the hotel is required due to availability of flight schedules, this will be held at guests own expense. Flights must be booked by Evergreen for the offer to be valid. Dollar Discount – Not combinable with airfare offers. Save up to $1,800 per person is based on 15 Day Cairo to Amman and Ancient Egypt River Cruise. Early Payment Discount – Save up to $800 per couple is based on full payment 12 months prior to departure date. Please enquire for more details. A non-refundable booking deposit of $100 per person per cruise/tour is due at time of booking. A second non-refundable deposit of $900 per person per cruise/tour must be paid within 48 hours of making a booking. If a flight deal is applicable, an additional non-refundable deposit of $2000pp is due the date specified in your booking advice. If the itinerary duration is amended and additional nights are included in a tour the additional cost will be surcharged. Any third party suppliers such as but not limited to flights are subject to applicable fares and conditions for travel in the chosen period. Prices, Dates, Taxes and availability correct at 09/08/2019 and subject to change. All offers are subject to availability at time of booking or until sold out, and there are strictly limited cabins available on set departures. Surcharges may apply on credit card transactions. *

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Monument of Queen Hatshepsut, Luxor

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Israel and Ancient Egypt River Cruise Day 1: Tel Aviv (D) Welcome to Tel Aviv, Israel’s capital located on the Mediterranean coast. You will be met at the airport and transferred^ to your centrally located hotel. Two Night Stay: Tal by the Beach, Tel Aviv. Day 2: Tel Aviv (FB) Start your day with a city tour of Tel Aviv and Jaffa with a local guide. Visit 4,000-year old Jaffa, an old-world port dating from Phoenician, Roman and Crusader times. Explore the archaeological ruins and winding alleyways, and then dive into Tel Aviv’s buzzing streets. Admire the UNESCOlisted Bauhaus buildings of the White City quarter and visit beautiful Tel Aviv port. Day 3: Tel Aviv – Haifa – Acre – Galilee (FB) In the morning, depart Tel Aviv and travel north along the coast to the seaport city of Haifa. See the sights of the Stella Maris Monastery, followed by a guided tour of the Bahai Gardens. Continue to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed city of Acre and tour the Knights’ Halls, the Crusaders’ main fortress and palace and the El Jazzar Mosque. Two Night Stay: Kinar Hotel, Galilee. Day 4: Galilee (FB,L) Today, you will tour the Galilee region. You’re Invited with EmeraldPLUS on a cruise along

the Sea of Galilee. Visit the Mount of Beatitudes, setting of the Sermon on the Mount. Visit Capernaum, a fishing village on the northern shore of the Sea of Galilee and site of Jesus’ Galilee ministry, then travel to Tabgha, traditionally accepted as the place of the miracle of the multiplication of the loaves and fish. Continue afterwards to the Golan Heights, a rocky plateau with breathtaking views. Day 5: Galilee – Jerusalem (FB) Board your coach for a drive from Galilee to Jerusalem. Upon arrival, see the Old City’s most famous sites, including a walk to Palm Sunday Road and the tear-shaped church of Dominus Flevit. Continue the descent to the Garden of Gethsemane with its ancient olive trees, then enter the Old City through St. Stephen’s Gate to view the Pool of Bethesda and the Crusader Church of St. Anne. View the Arch of ecce Homo (Behold the Man) and follow the Via Dolorosa to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Two Night Stay: Harmony Hotel, Jerusalem.

Day 10: Luxor – Dendera – Luxor – Nile Cruising (FB,L,D) History lovers are certain to find themselves entranced by Dendera. You’re Invited with EmeraldPLUS to view one of the best-preserved temple complexes in Egypt. The ornate and the structured beauty of Hathor Temple is certain to leave lasting impressions. Return to the ship for a sailing to Luxor and visit the hieroglyphs of Luxor Temple, with the backdrop of the modern cityscape.

Day 7: Jerusalem – Tel Aviv – Cairo (FB) Travel from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv airport for your included flight to the Egyptian capital, Cairo. One of the largest cityscapes in Africa, there is much to be discovered here. You’ll be met at the airport and transferred to your centrally-located hotel. One Night Stay: Marriott Hotel, Cairo.

Day 11: Esna – Kom Ombo – Nile Cruising (FB,L,D) Follow in the footsteps of ancient pharaohs today, as you weave down the meandering Nile. Here, charming villages and storied temples pepper the riverbanks, nestled amid vast desert landscapes. Visit Esna Temple and look up to see a plethora of astronomical scenes. Later this afternoon, Kom Ombo will highlight the way that temples were dedicated to specific gods. A fun-filled evening awaits on board with a lively galabeyya party, themed with costumes, music and dancing.

Day 8: Cairo – Luxor (FB,D) Today, you will be flown from Cairo to Luxor to visit the vast open-air temple complex of Karnak. Witness the ancient hieroglyphs that adorn the pillars still standing among the decaying temples and religious structures, including the hypostyle hall in the Precinct of Amun-Ra. One Night Stay: Steigenberger Nile Palace, Luxor.

Day 12: Aswan – Abu Simbel – Aswan (FB,L,D) This morning, fly to Abu Simbel to visit one of the most celebrated monuments in Egypt. You’re Invited with EmeraldPLUS: The UNESCO World Heritage-listed Abu Simbel temples were built by Ramesses II, and stand as some of the best-preserved in the country. You’re Invited with EmeraldPLUS: This afternoon, return to Aswan for a guided boat tour on the Nile.

Day 6: Jerusalem (FB,D) Enjoy a day at leisure to explore Jerusalem. Your Tour Director is on hand to help to plan your day. Discover More: Mahane Yehuda Market (must be pre-booked).

Dome of the Rock, Jerusalem

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Day 9: Luxor – Nile Cruise Embarkation (FB,L,D) Soak in lush panoramas on the west bank of the River Nile this morning, as you visit the Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut in Luxor, a woman whose reign is a storied part of Egyptian history. Then, visit the world-famous Valley of the Kings, part of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed site of ancient Thebes. Be astounded by the depictions of daily life that adorn the tombs, as you see hieroglyphs of their occupants in the presence of deities. Four Night Stay: MS Hamees.

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Day 14: Cairo (FB,D) Discover one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, as you visit the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx. This evening, You’re Invited with EmeraldPLUS to a home-hosted dinner with an Egyptian family. Discover More: Visit to Saqqara Pyramids (must be pre-booked). Day 15: Cairo (FB,D) This morning, discover some of the priceless antiquities found inside of the Grand Egyptian Museum, the site where relics from Tutankhamun’s tomb are currently displayed. Enjoy perusing exhibits of ancient scrolls, religious artefacts and solid-gold funerary masks. Discover More: Cairo Citadel (must be pre-booked).

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• Visit the Karnak Temple Complex Kom Ombo • Visit the Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut • VisitAswan to the Valley of the Kings • Visit to Luxor Temple Abu Simbel • Visit to Esna Temple • Visit to Kom Ombo Temple • Visit to Isis Temple at Philae Island • Visit to Great Pyramids & Sphinx • Visit to the Grand Egyptian Museum

DINING HIGHLIGHTS

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• 30 superb meals including: 15 Breakfasts (B), 6 Lunches (L) & 9 Dinners (D) • 2 drinks served with lunch and dinner on board MS Hamees

• Cruise on the Sea of Galilee • Sailing to Dendera and visit to Hathor Temple • Visit to Ramesses II & Nefertari Temples in Abu Simbel • Boat tour on the Nile in Aswan • Home-hosted dinner with local family in Cairo

Day 16: Cairo (FB) After breakfast, it is time to bid farewell to your fellow guests and transfer to Cairo International Airport for your onward or homebound flight.

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Day 13: Aswan – Cairo (FB,L) This morning, bid farewell to your captain and crew of MS Hamees and join a guided tour of the Philae temple complex, a series of ancient temples that were expertly relocated as part of a UNESCO-spearheaded project. This afternoon, fly to the bustling city of Cairo. Three Night Stay: Marriott Hotel, Cairo.

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DEPARTURE DATES & PRICES 16 Day Tel Aviv to Cairo

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21 Day Tel Aviv to Amman

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JORDAN EXPERIENCE

2020

Departures

Twin Share

2020

Departures

Twin Share

September

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$11,645

September

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$14,615

Day 16: Cairo – Amman (FB,D) Upon arrival, visit Mount Nebo and Madaba. Later, You’re Invited with EmeraldPLUS to a home-hosted dinner with a local family, for a fascinating insight into their lives.

October

25

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November

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$11,645

October

25

$14,615

2021

Departures

Twin Share

November

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$14,615

January

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$11,745

2021

Departures

Twin Share

March

7

$11,745

January

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$14,615

March

7

$14,615

April

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$14,945

Day 17: Amman (FB,L) You’re Invited with EmeraldPLUS to visit the ruins of Jerash. Followed by a lunch of Jordanian specialties, and a city tour. Day 18: Amman - Wadi Rum - Petra (FB) Today, enjoy a Jeep adventure in Wadi Rum, before continuing on to Petra. Discover More: Petra Kitchen Experience. Day 19: Petra (FB,D) This morning, visit the prehistoric city of Petra, with free time in the afternoon.

April

4, 25

$11,745

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

Other Touring Information All prices are per person, twin share in AUD. All prices include port taxes and charges, all gratuities (tipping) and airport transfers. Tour and Cruise price based on Lounge Deck cabins. Please enquire for all single pricing. Tour maps: Any maps or route depictions are intended as an indication only and should not be relied upon. Itinerary, hotels and inclusions are subject to change. For ^transfer conditions & all other Terms and Conditions please see pages 24-25 of this brochure or refer to our website.

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

Suite Upgrades Cat.

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Double Cabin

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Day 20: Petra - Dead Sea (FB,D) Today, travel to the Dead Sea, and enjoy the hypersaline waters.

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Day 21: Amman (FB) Transfer to the airport for your flight.

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Ruins of Jerash, Jordan

15 Day

Cairo to Amman

and Ancient Egypt River Cruise Day 1: Cairo Welcome to Cairo. The ancient capital stands on the west banks of the Nile River, where skyscrapers sit alongside ancient monuments, creating an inspirational skyline. You’ll be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. One Night Stay: Marriott Hotel, Cairo. Day 2: Cairo – Luxor (FB,D) This morning, leave the lush surrounds of your hotel and transfer to the airport for your flight to Luxor. When you arrive, visit the temple complex of Karnak, one of the largest religious structures in the world. Witness the ancient hieroglyphs that adorn the pillars still standing among the decaying temples and religious structures. One Night Stay: Steigenberger Nile Palace, Luxor. Day 3: Luxor – Nile Cruise Embarkation (FB,L,D) Your journey along the Nile will begin in Luxor with a visit to the Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut, a woman whose reign was one of the most extraordinary in Egyptian history. Then, visit the Valley of the Kings, part of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed site of ancient Thebes. The walls of these elaborate tombs have been painted to depict scenes of their occupants in the presence of deities. A warm welcome awaits you from your Captain and crew of MS Hamees as you embark your four night Nile River cruise. Four Night Stay: MS Hamees. Day 4: Luxor – Dendera – Luxor – Nile Cruising (FB,L,D) Egypt’s ancient history will leave you feeling inspired this morning with a sailing on the Nile to the town of Dendera, home to one of the best-preserved temple complexes in the country. You’re Invited with EmeraldPLUS: Marvel at the original colours that can still be seen adorning the walls of Hathor Temple. Later, return to Luxor and visit Luxor Temple to witness the ancient co-existing with the modern. Day 5: Luxor – Esna – Kom Ombo – Nile Cruising (FB,L,D) Just as the pharaohs once did, follow the course of the Nile. Relax and admire the view as you pass majestic temples and vast desert landscapes. Discover the astronomical scenes that cover the ceiling of Esna Temple and see hieroglyphic

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accounts of the temple rituals adorning the stone pillars. Later, explore the Temple of Kom Ombo, unique in Egypt because of its dedication to two gods, Sobek and Horus. Day 6: Aswan – Abu Simbel – Aswan (FB,L,D) Fly to Abu Simbel and visit some of the most magnificent monuments in Egypt. You’re Invited with EmeraldPLUS: Marvel at the beauty of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Abu Simbel temples, built by Ramesses II and containing some of the most pristine examples of ancient Egyptian art, including four colossal statues of Ramesses II. In the 1960s, UNESCO spearheaded a project to move these temples, before they were lost to the rising waters of the Nile. You’re Invited with EmeraldPLUS: Guided boat tour on the Nile. Day 7: Aswan – Cairo (FB,D) Today, discover the Philae temple complex, expertly relocated during a UNESCO project to stop floods from eroding the scenes of Egyptian mythology depicted on the walls of the Temple of Isis. This afternoon, fly to Cairo. Three Night Stay: Marriott Hotel, Cairo. Day 8: Cairo (FB,D) Discover Egypt’s rich history today as you visit the iconic Pyramids of Giza, the only feature of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World still in existence. Enjoy learning about this UNESCO World Heritage-listed site and the three monumental tombs that have stood here for more than four millennia. Marvel at the mysterious monolith that is the Great Sphinx, with the body of a lion and the adorned head of a pharaoh. This evening, You’re Invited with EmeraldPLUS to a home-hosted dinner with a local Egyptian family. Discover More: Visit to Saqqara Pyramids (must be pre-booked). Day 9: Cairo (FB,D) This morning, enjoy a visit to the worldrenowned Egyptian Museum. This fascinating building houses the largest collection of Pharaonic antiquities in the world. Relics from Tutankhamun’s tomb are currently on display, including the solid-gold funerary mask that covered his head. Discover More: Cairo Citadel (must be pre-booked).

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Day 10: Cairo – Amman (FB,D) After breakfast, you’ll be transferred to Cairo International Airport to fly to Amman. The Jordanian capital has flourished for thousands of years, forming what is now a modern city with a delightful scattering of ancient ruins. Upon arrival, visit Mount Nebo and Madaba. This evening, You’re Invited with EmeraldPLUS to a home-hosted dinner with a local family, for a fascinating insight into their lives. Two Night Stay: Kempinski Amman. Day 11: Amman (FB,L) You’re Invited with EmeraldPLUS: Explore the Roman Ruins of Jerash, where ruined temples and theatres once formed the centre of imperial life in the city. Then, enjoy a delicious lunch of Jordanian specialities before returning to Amman for your city tour. Experience all the highlights of this bustling capital including the impressive Amman Citadel. Cast your gaze upon the ruins of the Roman Temple of Hercules and stroll between the royal and residential buildings of Umayyad Palace. Then, take a walking tour through the lively local markets with your tour director and experience local life. Day 12: Amman – Wadi Rum – Petra (FB) Your day will begin with an incredible journey as you witness the sun-kissed hues of the desert during a jeep adventure in Wadi Rum. Lawrence of Arabia was filmed here, and many cultures have left their mark on the area. Later, continue onwards to Petra and enjoy an afternoon at leisure. This evening, you have the opportunity to join a Discover More: Petra kitchen Experience (must be pre-booked). Two Night Stay: Marriott Hotel, Petra. Day 13: Petra (FB,D) Enjoy a guided tour of prehistoric Petra today. This magnificent UNESCO World Heritage-listed city is the legacy of the Nabataeans and their lost civilisation. Witness the raw beauty of this mystical place as you walk through passageways that have been carved straight into the rock. The impressive eastern entrance leads through a brightly coloured gorge to the imposing Treasury, a well-known tomb that local people once believed to contain a hidden treasure.


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Day 14: Petra – Dead Sea (FB,D) Today, you will travel to the lowest body of water on the Earth – the Dead Sea. The Dead Sea is known for its hypersaline waters and therapeutic mud. Enjoy a farewell dinner tonight at the hotel with your tour director and fellow travellers. One Night Stay: Crowne Plaza Jordan Dead Sea Resort. Day 15: Depart Amman (FB) Today farewell Jordan and transfer^ to Amman international airport for your onward or homebound flight. Depending on your flight time, Discover More this morning with a visit to Bethany Beyond the Jordan, where Jesus of Nazareth is thought to have been baptised by John the Baptist and where the first five apostles are said to have met (must be pre-booked).

• The services of an Emerald Waterways Tour Director • 4 nights on board MS Hamees • 10 day Egypt experience • 6 day Jordan experience • Airport transfers • Port taxes and charges • All tipping and gratuities • Visit the Karnak Temple Complex • Visit the Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut • Visit to the Valley of the Kings

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Visit to Luxor Temple Visit to Esna Temple Visit to Kom Ombo Temple Visit to Isis Temple at Philae Island Visit to Great Pyramids & Sphinx Visit to the Grand Egyptian Museum Tour to Mount Nebo & Madaba City Tour of Amman & walk through to local market • Jeep Adventure in Wadi Rum • Guided Tour of Petra

DINING HIGHLIGHTS

YOU’RE INVITED / EmeraldPLUS

• 30 superb meals including: 14 Breakfasts (B), 5 Lunches (L) & 11 Dinners (D) • 2 drinks served with lunch and dinner on board MS Hamees

• Sailing to Dendera and visit to Hathor Temple • Visit to Ramesses II & Nefertari Temples in Abu Simbel • Boat tour on the Nile in Aswan • Home-hosted dinner with local family in Cairo • Home-hosted dinner with local family in Amman • Visit to Ruins of Jerash You’re Invited with EmeraldPLUS

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DEPARTURE DATES & PRICES 15 Day Cairo to Amman

EMEJ

2020

Departures

Twin Share

2021

Departures

Twin Share

September

19

$9,745

January

9

$10,085

October

3, 31

$9,745

November

14, 21

$9,745

February

13

$10,085

March

13, 20

$10,085

April

10

$10,085

May

1

$10,085

Suite Upgrades Cat.

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Price from

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Middle

Double Cabin

$275

A

Upper

Double Cabin

$450

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

Other Touring Information All prices are per person, twin share in AUD. All prices include port taxes and charges, all gratuities (tipping) and airport transfers. Tour and Cruise price based on Lounge Deck cabins. Please enquire for all single pricing. Tour maps: Any maps or route depictions are intended as an indication only and should not be relied upon. Itinerary, hotels and inclusions are subject to change. For ^transfer conditions & all other Terms and Conditions please see pages 24-25 of this brochure or refer to our website.

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Great Pyramids of Giza, Egypt

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Cairo and Ancient Egypt River Cruise Day 1: Cairo Welcome to the Egyptian capital, Cairo. Generously steeped in history and standing as one of the largest cityscapes in Africa, there is much to be discovered here. You’ll be met at the airport by an Emerald Waterways representative and transferred to your centrally-located hotel. One Night Stay: Marriott Hotel, Cairo. Day 2: Cairo – Luxor (FB,D) Today, you will be flown from Cairo to Luxor to visit the vast open-air temple complex of Karnak. Witness the ancient hieroglyphs that adorn the pillars still standing among the decaying temples and religious structures, including the hypostyle hall in the Precinct of Amun-Ra. One Night Stay: Steigenberger Nile Palace, Luxor.

Day 3: Luxor – Nile Cruise Embarkation (FB,L,D) Soak in lush panoramas on the west bank of the River Nile this morning, as you visit the Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut in Luxor, a woman whose reign is a storied part of Egyptian history. Then, visit the world-famous Valley of the Kings, part of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed site of ancient Thebes. Be left astounded by the colourful depictions of daily life and the afterlife that adorn the 63 known tombs and chambers, as you see hieroglyphs of their occupants in the presence of deities. A warm welcome from your Captain and crew of MS Hamees await as you embark your Nile river cruise ship.

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Day 4: Luxor – Dendera – Luxor – Nile Cruising (FB,L,D) You’re Invited with EmeraldPLUS: History lovers are certain to find themselves entranced by Dendera, where one of the best-preserved temple complexes in Egypt can be found. The ornate and the structured beauty of Hathor Temple is certain to leave lasting impressions. Return to Luxor and visit the hieroglyphs of Luxor Temple, the backdrop of a modern cityscape. Day 5: Luxor – Esna – Kom Ombo – Nile Cruising (FB,L,D) Follow in the footsteps of ancient pharaohs today, as you weave down the meandering Nile. Here, charming villages and storied temples pepper the


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riverbanks, nestled amid vast desert landscapes. Visit Esna Temple and look up to see a plethora of astronomical scenes. Later in the afternoon, Kom Ombo will highlight the way that temples were dedicated to specific gods. A fun-filled evening awaits on board with a lively galabeyya party, themed with costumes, music and dancing. Day 6: Aswan – Abu Simbel – Aswan (FB,L,D) You’re Invited with EmeraldPLUS: This morning, fly to Abu Simbel to visit one of the most celebrated monuments in Egypt. The UNESCO World Heritage-listed Abu Simbel temples were built by Ramesses II, and they stand as some of the best-preserved in the country. This afternoon, You’re Invited with EmeraldPLUS to a guided boat tour on the Nile. Day 7: Disembarkation Aswan – Cairo (FB,L) This morning, bid farewell to your captain and crew and embark on a guided tour of the Philae temple complex, a series of ancient temples that were expertly relocated as part of a UNESCOspearheaded project. This afternoon, fly to Cairo. Three Night Stay: Marriott Hotel, Cairo.

• The services of an Emerald Waterways Tour Director • 4 nights on board MS Hamees • 10 day Egypt experience • Airport transfers • Port taxes and charges • All tipping and gratuities • Visit the Karnak Temple Complex • Visit the Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut • Visit to the Valley of the Kings • Visit to Luxor Temple • Visit to Esna Temple

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Visit to Kom Ombo Temple Visit to Isis Temple at Philae Island Visit to Great Pyramids & Sphinx Visit to the Grand Egyptian Museum

DINING HIGHLIGHTS

YOU’RE INVITED / EmeraldPLUS

• 21 superb meals including: 9 Breakfasts (B), 5 Lunches (L) & 7 Dinners (D) • 2 drinks served with lunch and dinner on board MS Hamees

• Sailing to Dendera and visit to Hathor Temple • Visit to Ramesses II & Nefertari Temples in Abu Simbel • Boat tour on the Nile in Aswan • Home-hosted dinner with local family in Cairo You’re Invited with EmeraldPLUS

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DEPARTURE DATES & PRICES 10 Day Cairo to Cairo

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2020

Departures

Twin Share

2021

Departures

Twin Share

September

19

$5,375

January

9

$5,465

October

3, 31

$5,375

14, 21

$5,375

13

$5,465

Day 8: Cairo (FB,D) Discover one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World today, as you visit the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Pyramids of Giza and the Great Sphinx. This evening, You’re Invited with EmeraldPLUS: to a home-hosted dinner with an Egyptian family. Discover More: Visit to Saqqara Pyramids (must be pre-booked).

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Day 9: Cairo (FB,D) This morning, discover some of the priceless antiquities that can be found inside of the Egyptian Museum, the site where relics from Tutankhamun’s tomb are currently displayed. Enjoy perusing exhibits of ancient scrolls, religious artefacts and solid-gold funerary masks. Discover More: Cairo Citadel (must be pre-booked).

All prices are per person, twin share in AUD. All prices include port taxes and charges, all gratuities (tipping) and airport transfers. Tour and Cruise price based on Lounge Deck cabins. Please enquire for all single pricing. Tour maps: Any maps or route depictions are intended as an indication only and should not be relied upon. Itinerary, hotels and inclusions are subject to change. For ^transfer conditions & all other Terms and Conditions please see pages 24-25 of this brochure or refer to our website.

Day 10: Cairo (FB) After breakfast, it is time to bid farewell to your fellow guests and transfer to Cairo International Airport for your onward or homebound flight, taking memories of rolling desert landscapes and monumental temples with you.

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Top left: Mรถvenpick MS Hamees Top right: Mรถvenpick MS Hamees, double cabin Bottom: Mรถvenpick MS Hamees, lobby

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Mövenpick MS Hamees Deck and Cabin Plans Mövenpick MS Hamees Length: 72m    Width: 14.8m    Height: 11.50m Guest capacity: 142

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244 ft2 (22.75m2)

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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. AMMAN Bethany Beyond the Jordan

Visit the site of John the Baptist’s settlement at Bethany Beyond the Jordan. This is said to be the place where Jesus was baptised. Duration: 3.5 Hours Fitness Level: Active Evergreen Price: From $182 Note: This excursion is only suited to guests with late afternoon or evening flights or post tour accommodation. Due to uneven surfaces along with up and downhill walking, this excursion is best enjoyed by those with an active fitness level.

CAIRO Citadel Visit

The Citadel is one of the world’s greatest monuments to medieval warfare. Resembling a typical early medieval fortress, with large imposing gateways, towers and high defending walls, the Citadel is one of Cairo’s main attractions and probably the most popular non-pharaonic monument in the Egyptian capital. Duration: 2.5 Hours Fitness Level: Relaxed Evergreen Price: From $73

CAIRO Saqqara Pyramids

Named by UNESCO a World Heritage site, Saqqara was the burial site for the Ancient Egyptian capital of Memphis, for over 16 kings and Pharaohs well into Roman times. The site features a small sphinx, smaller than that of the one at the pyramids of Giza, and several pyramids, the most famous of which is the stepped pyramid of Djoser dating from 2650BC, which represented a major advance in building techniques. Duration: 3 Hours Fitness Level: Relaxed Evergreen Price: From $114

JERUSALEM Visit to Mahane Yehuda Market

The largest market in Jerusalem with over 250 vendors selling everything from fruit and vegetables to specialty foods. This is one of the most ‘traditional’ marketplaces in Jerusalem, being even a rival to many local supermarkets that are found across this city. You will also have the chance to taste some specialties only found in the market with your guide. Duration: 3 Hours Fitness Level: Moderate/Active Evergreen Price: From $68

PETRA Petra Kitchen Experience

The Petra Kitchen Experience is an evening cooking class and dinner, sharing authentic local cuisine in a casual, family atmosphere. Work alongside local chefs to prepare dishes found on a typical family’s menu using fresh ingredients. Learn about food sourcing at the local markets, preparation and assembling of dishes cooked, giving a sense of how food will get from earth to the plate. Duration: 2.5 Hours Fitness Level: Relaxed Evergreen Price: From $99

Discover More Egypt, Jordan and Israel tours must be pre-booked. To guarantee your place on your chosen activity, please reserve at the time of booking your tour. Activities are subject to minimum numbers, seasonal operation, weather conditions and/or availability. Price’s advertised are ‘from’ prices and are subject to confirmation at time of final payment.

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Premium 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. AMMAN

CAIRO

Kempinski

Marriott Hotel Cairo

DEAD SEA

GALILEE

Crowne Plaza Jordan Dead Sea Resort

Kinar Hotel

JERUSALEM

LUXOR

Harmony Hotel

Steigenberger Nile Palace

PETRA

TEL AVIV

Petra Marriott Hotel

Tal by the Beach

Centrally located in the heart of Amman, this is the ideal place to make the most of what the vibrant Jordanian capital city has to offer. The 5-star Kempinski offers modern hotel rooms and is well equipped with stylish dining options, a spa and leisure facilities.

The Cairo Marriott Hotel & Omar Khayyam Casino is set in lush gardens, located close to many attractions such as Tahrir Square, the Nile River and a plethora of nearby restaurants. Well-appointed rooms feature plush bedding, complimentary Wi-Fi and 24 hour room service.

Located on the shore of the Dead Sea, this hotel boasts multiple pools and complimentary Wi-Fi. Enjoy a refreshing drink from one of the many pool bars or restaurants. Its beachfront position means you can relax on the sand of the private beach or float leisurely in the hypersaline waters.

Kinar Galilee is the perfect base from which to explore northern Israel. Set on the banks of the Sea of Galilee, the Kinar offers complimentary Wi-Fi, expansive gardens and a pool and a spa for your enjoyment.

Blending traditional style with contemporary elegance, the tranquil sun-filled lounge exudes the unique character of Jerusalem in its brick walls, sleek decor and stunning photographic ceiling depicting the colours, faces, and fabrics of this captivating city.

The Steigenberger Nile Palace is located just 1.5km from the temple of Luxor, and boasts a marvellous view overlooking the majestic Nile to the cliffs of the Theban Mountains on the West Bank which hold the Valley of Kings, Valley of the Queens and the Hatchepsut Temple.

This 5-star Marriott hotel offers traditional service that will exceed your expectations. Situated 6km from the carved rock Al-Khazneh temple and Siq and the entrance to the ancient city of Petra, with spacious rooms and several dining options, an outdoor pool and spa are also yours to enjoy.

Just steps away from the enchanting beach and Tel Aviv’s port and shopping areas, as well as HaYarkon Street. This upscale hotel offers stylish accommodation and includes complimentary Wi-Fi, gym and bicycles.

Pre & Post Tour Accommodation Extend your holiday with these great hotel options.

Cairo

Amman

Dead Sea

Tel Aviv

Marriott Hotel Cairo

Kempinski

Crowne Plaza Dead Sea

Tal by the Beach

Twin Share from $175 Single Room from $270

Twin Share from $210 Single Room from $345

Twin Share from $275 Single Room from $385

Twin Share from $295 Single Room from $530

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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. 1.4 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. 1.5 Your Itinerary does not form part of the Contract. 1.6 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. 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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.

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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 or Bookings. 3.8 If You make Your Booking within 90 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 100 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 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 4.7. 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. 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 Cruise Director (if applicable) and/or 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. 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(“Cancellation Fee”). Days of notice prior to Tour commencement 180 days and over 179 to 60 days 59 to 30 days 29 days or less 4.8

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5.2 5.3 (a) (i) (ii) (b) (c) (d) 5.4 (a) (b) 5.5

(a)

Cancellation Fee (per person) Loss of deposit 35% 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. 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. 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. Cancellation, delays and changes to Your Itinerary 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. 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. If We cancel a Tour, for whatever reason, before departure: We will use reasonable endeavours to offer You the closest available tour or cruise departure. If the proposed alternative tour or cruise is: cheaper than Your original Tour Price, We will refund the difference to You; or more expensive than Your original Tour Price, You must pay the difference to Us; if You accept the proposed alternative tour or cruise, Your Itinerary will be amended accordingly and We will give You an updated Itinerary; 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 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. 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 full refund of all amounts paid to Us; or 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. 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: give You reasonable notice of any alterations, but there may be circumstances

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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 Cruise Director, 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 or the Cruise 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 or Cruise 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 rejoining 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 or the Cruise 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 5.5; (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 or Cruise Director will have the right to refuse Your participation if the Tour Director or Cruise 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) Facilities: It is important to note that: (i) some cruise ships do not have elevators, and ships that are equipped with elevators may not have elevator access to all decks; (ii) wheelchair passengers should be aware that cabin doors, rest rooms and corridors may not be wide enough to provide access for standard wheelchairs; (iii) requests for disabled rooms must be made at the time of Booking and are subject to availability; (iv) for safety reasons, passengers in wheelchairs cannot be carried on boarding ramps (which may be steep due to water levels) whilst the vessel is tied up or at anchor, or on to motor coaches; and (v) wheelchairs and walkers can be carried in the luggage compartment of motorcoaches subject to space limitations. (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. (c) Shore Excursions: Shore excursions provided by independent third-party Service Providers are at Your own expense and can be purchased prior to Your Tour Departure Date. We recommend booking shore excursions at least 120 days prior to Your Tour Departure Date. (d) Dinner Reservations: Dinner times are scheduled on board. Preferred meal times may be requested at time of booking and are subject to availability. (e) Cabin Allocation: Is controlled by the Operator and We have no control over the cabin allocation. (f) 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 or other compensation will be available for any resulting missed scene or photographic “opportunity”. (g) 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. (h) 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. (i) 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. (j) 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. (k) 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 or US Dollar. (ii) Shipboard accounts may be paid by Egyptian Pound, US Dollar or credit card. (l) Internet Service: Internet facilities are available on board your cruise at no additional charge. (i) Complimentary Internet service does not apply to any third-party suppliers. (ii) 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. (iii) We do not guarantee the availability or quality of Internet connections or services. 11.3 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 tour 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 23kg (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 ancient sites, 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) 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. We recommend You refer to www.smarttraveller. gov.au for full details and also consult Your doctor. Your will not receive a refund if Your are unable to be vaccinated and if as a result you decide not to complete the tour. (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. 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. The cost is non-refundable 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 Ramadan: Ramadan, a Muslim religious period, falls between April and May 2020 and 2021 and is observed by all Muslim countries. Operational hours of shops, markets and some attractions are reduced during Ramadan. 14.2 Flight Schedules within Egypt: Flight scheduled from Luxor, Aswan or Abu Simbel are either early morning or late afternoon. Please be prepared for an early start when flying to or from these destinations. 14.3 Earlybird Offers (a) If You book Your Tour and pay Your Booking Deposit by 31 January 2020 or until sold out, whichever comes first, You may be eligible to receive, at Our discretion, one of the following offers (subject to availability and Your eligibility): (i) Flights Included Offer – receive a complimentary per person return flight. The Flights Included Offer is available on Evergreen Tours 15 Day Cairo to Amman & Ancient Egypt River Cruise (EMEJ), 16 Day Israel & Ancient Egypt River Cruise (EMEI) and 21 Day Israel, Jordan & Ancient Egypt River Cruise (EMIJ). (ii) Dollar Discount Offer – amount dependent upon the itinerary selected as set out in page 13. Not combinable with any airfare offer. (iii) Early Payment Discount – book and pay Your cruise 12 months prior to departure date to save $800 per couple on Your tour price. (b) The Fly Deal Offers: (i) Are for economy class travel for departures exiting Australia and upgrades to business class are at Your additional cost; and (ii) Air taxes and fuel surcharges are included in Your Tour Price. (c) Any cancellation or variation to Your Tour or Tour Departure Date after ticketing has been done for a Fly Deal Offer will incur the applicable Cancellation Fee or Variation Fee in addition to any airline fees. 14.4 Visa Information (a) Australians can purchase a tourist visa on entry to Egypt. Visas can only be purchased with US Dollars. Egyptian Pounds aren’t accepted as payment for tourist visas. Visa and other entry and exit conditions (such as currency, customs and quarantine regulations) can change at short notice. Contact the nearest Egyptian diplomatic mission for up-to-date information. 14.5 Vaccinations: It is Your responsibility to ensure You have all required vaccinations for Your Tour. 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. 14.6 Tours in Egypt, Israel and Jordan include 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.

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