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THE ANCIENT WONDERS OF EGYPT & JORDAN

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Welcome Scenic has more than 30 years’ experience creating unforgettable, handcrafted journeys for our guests. Our guests are at the forefront of all we do, from the creation of our once-in-a-lifetime Scenic Enrich experiences to the extensive range of Scenic Freechoice activities and dining options. We aim to deliver the best experience possible to create memories that will last a lifetime.

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You’ll find the Scenic difference is in the details. Our custom-designed itineraries have set the benchmark in 5-star luxury escorted land journeys. Enjoy the finest accommodation and transport complemented by all-inclusive sightseeing and the services of a dedicated Tour Director, expert Egyptologist and knowledgeable local guides. Join us in 2019 and 2020 to explore the marvels of Egypt and Jordan in luxury. Whatever destination you choose, we look forward to welcoming you on one of our exceptional journeys.


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Step back in time to the cradle of civilization and explore the Land of the Pharaohs with its colorful hieroglyphics and 4,500-year-old pyramids; stand in awe before the staggering natural and ancient wonders of the Kingdom of Jordan; or embark on one of life’s greatest journeys, traversing the African continent from Cape Town to Cairo and on to Jordan. Explore, discover and dream where it all began.

Discover countless ancient treasures, from the magnificent temples of Abu Simbel to the Valley of the Kings and the Temple of Hathor at Dendera, and step back into the wonder of ancient times.

Jordan From the Red Sea and the Dead Sea, the lowest point on Earth, to the rose-colored canyons of Petra and the desertscapes of Wadi Rum, each day promises a new dawn of discovery.

South Africa & Victoria Falls Discover beautiful Cape Town before tracking the ‘Big Five’ – lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo – of Kruger National Park and stand in awe before majestic Victoria Falls.

Kenya & Tanzania The Africa of your imagination exists. Marvel at the diversity of wildlife in the great game parks and gaze at the snow-capped peak of Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain.

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The Treasures of Egypt

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Highlights of the Kingdom of Jordan

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The Essence of Egypt & Jordan

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Nile Cruise Aswan Abu Simbel

Masai Mara National Reserve

Nairobi

Kenya Tanzania Victoria Falls Chobe National Park

Botswana Johannesburg

South Africa Cape Town

Zimbabwe Blyde River Canyon Thornybush Game Reserve (Kruger NP)

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THE SCENIC LUXURY EXPERIENCE

At Scenic, we’ve combined the ease of luxury travel with a selection of journeys that offer you a true insight into the wonders of the regions you visit. Our history in Egypt and Jordan dates back to 2006 while Africa was our first international touring destination in 1999.

Our handcrafted 5-star journeys feature the very best inclusions and a host of memorable moments. When you travel with Scenic, everything is taken care of. Our expert staff, from Tour Directors to local guides, will go above and beyond to make your experience unforgettable. That’s not to say choice is taken away from you. Wherever you go, there are countless experiences and activities to choose from – and of course they’re all included. From your boutique luxurious Nile cruise, dining, 5-star accommodation and rail journeys, to transfers and even tipping, every Scenic journey delivers excellence on every level.


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Our seasoned Journey Designers have handpicked and created a range of unique experiences that will be among the highlights of your journey.

You can choose between a vast range of activities and sightseeing experiences to ensure you only see what you want to see, at a tempo that suits you.

From your own Agatha Christie moment at an exclusive dinner on The Terrace in Aswan, to meeting the children of the Lake Nakuru orphanage in Kenya, you’ll be left with amazing memories to treasure.

From learning about life on the Nile during a visit to a Nubian village and exploring the oldest pyramids at Saqqara, to touring Cape Town’s wineries and encounters with authentic Maasai warriors, there’s a wealth of options, whatever your interests.

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Safari Lodges & Game Drives

In Egypt you’ll spend three or four nights cruising the Nile in style on board the exclusively chartered and fully refurbished Sanctuary Sun Boat III. You can look forward to a tailormade itinerary, visiting Egypt’s ancient wonders from the Valley of the Kings to the lesser-known Temple of Hathor at Dendera. You’ll also enjoy complimentary beverages with each lunch and dinner on board. In addition to your expert Egyptologist guide, your Tour Director will be on hand to accompany you throughout your cruise.

Nothing evokes images of a great African adventure more than staying at iconic safari lodges and going on game drives through the continent’s untamed wilderness. Scenic has been able to secure exclusive access to the very best lodges offering outstanding service. You’ll be escorted in open top vehicles that allow you to enjoy close proximity to the wildlife, in search of the ultimate safari jackpot – one of the ‘Big Five’.

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Hotels From Egypt’s legendary historic palace hotels to ‘Martian’ geodomes in the Jordanian desert, when it comes to accommodation you’ll discover a range of distinguished properties that will make your journey extra-special. Our hotels are selected on more than reputation alone, rather on a combination of location, character and ambience to ensure your hotel stay is truly reflective of your destination.

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The Nth Degree When you travel with Scenic, everything is taken care of, including transfers and tipping. All transport, whether by coach or rail, is of the highest standard. We use local guides as we believe nobody knows an area like someone who lives there. Our tours will not only show you the highlights but the hidden gems that only a local knows.

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5-STAR LUXURY With Scenic, perks and privileges come included. Enjoy a full range of luxurious benefits that will enhance your experience throughout your journey.

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The intimacy of smaller group sizes with a maximum of 36 guests Scenic Enrich – unforgettable and exclusive once-in-a-lifetime experiences Scenic Sundowners – exclusive hosted evening drinks in memorable locations Scenic Freechoice – a choice of activities and dining options throughout your journey Scenic Special Stays – iconic hotels remarkable for their location, character and heritage Private charter luxury Nile cruise on board Sanctuary Sun Boat III Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages with lunch and dinner on Nile cruise Exclusive shore excursions on Nile cruise Private concession game reserves in open top safari vehicles in Africa Fully escorted touring Expert handpicked Tour Directors, Egyptologists, local guides and safari guides Local offices in each destination All internal flights Personal audio headsets for commentary in Egypt A Scenic representative to assist you on your arrival and departure Porterage throughout Return airport transfers

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A Sofitel Winter Palace, Luxor B Sahara Lounge, Sanctuary Sun Boat III, Egypt C Marriott Mena House Hotel, Giza, Egypt D Luxury Safari Lodges & Game Drives, Africa E Impeccable service, Sanctuary Sun Boat III, Egypt

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Scenic Sundowners

Scenic Sundowners feature exclusive hosted drinks in memorable locations to celebrate the wonders of your journey. Toast the start of your Egypt sojourn by gazing at the Great Pyramids and witness the vivid and dramatic colors of the desert at sunset in Jordan’s Wadi Rum. Be treated to a special cruise down the Zambezi River and watch the teeming wildlife on the banks, drink in hand, just upstream from Victoria Falls. Moments to cherish forever.

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A The Terrace, Sofitel Legend Old Cataract, Aswan, Egypt B Bush breakfast, Masai Mara, Kenya C Sundowner drinks, Wadi Rum, Jordan

To truly immerse yourself in any land or connect with the local people, it’s not enough to merely visit the sights, or marvel at the attractions. Scenic Enrich experiences take you into the very heart of the communities that you’re visiting, and transport you to places and events that you wouldn’t otherwise encounter. Be treated to an exclusive dinner on The Terrace at the Sofitel Legend Old Cataract in Aswan and picture yourself as Agatha Christie penning her famous novel, Death on the Nile. You’ll experience an authentic bush breakfast on the open plains of the Masai Mara among the wildlife and visit a typical Zimbabwean village to gain unique insights into tribal life. These are just some of the unique experiences that will make your journey truly unforgettable.

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Each guest is different, so we appreciate that you may want to move at your own pace. Perhaps you’ll want to follow a busy day with one at a more relaxed tempo, or you may wish to truly unwind throughout. We’ve divided our extensive list of Scenic Freechoice activities into active, moderate and relaxed pace so you can choose those which best suit your requirements and interests. Active – For the more adventurous, keen to explore further afield or take part in more energetic excursions. Moderate – A comfortable walking pace at which you can easily discover a beautiful city or marketplace. Relaxed – A slower pace to enjoy a spa treatment, cooking class or wine tasting tour.

Whether you’d like to explore the world’s oldest pyramids or more recent history at El Alamein’s World War II memorials, take a spa treatment or witness underwater wonders in the Red Sea, Scenic Freechoice offers you a range of all-inclusive activities to choose from, at whatever pace suits you. In Africa, choose from a Harley DavidsonTM ride through the ‘fairest Cape’ and a visit to Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned, or a walking safari with a Maasai warrior. There is quite simply nothing more liberating or wonder-inducing than choice, and you’ll be encouraged to take full advantage. And of course it’s all included in the price you pay upfront.


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Take the opportunity to visit a Nubian village in Aswan and enter a private home to gain unique insights into the daily lives of the villagers.

A Egyptian Museum, Cairo, Egypt B Walking safari with a Maasai warrior, Masai Mara, Kenya C Islamic Cairo tour, Cairo, Egypt

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Since the days of the pharaohs, Egyptians have been cruising the Nile. Ensconced in luxury, glide gently down the Nile and gaze at the wonders of ancient Egypt.

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Cruising We don’t want you to miss a minute of the fascinating scenery as you cruise the majestic Nile on our exclusive private charter on board Sanctuary Sun Boat III. Catering to just 34 guests, every cabin is tastefully appointed and features a window onto the world. On board your recently refurbished boutique Nile river cruiser, luxury awaits. Modeled on the opulent era of the 20s and 30s, style and refinement are reflected throughout. The spacious cabins are elegantly furnished and oversized picture windows ensure you won’t miss a minute of the passing scenery. All cabins have a mini-bar, safe deposit box and satellite LCD television, along with individually-controlled air-conditioning. Indulge in one of the elegant Presidential Suites situated at the front of the Promenade Deck featuring a separate sitting area. The lavish Royal Suites also boast private balconies from which to witness your magnificent surrounds. Your intimate boutique ship evokes the heyday of Egypt’s past, with exquisite spaces, from the Copper Tray fine-dining restaurant to the Sahara and H. Carter lounges.

Relax on the Sun Deck next to the swimming pool or on the lower shaded deck and watch life on the river pass by. You’ll be treated to first-class dining and alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages included with lunch and dinner. Be entertained by a belly dancer and whirling dervishes, and dress the part for a Galabeyya party. Your tailormade three or four night cruise itinerary will take you between Luxor to Aswan, revealing the architectural marvels of the Valley of the Kings and lesser-known sights such as the Temple of Hathor at Dendera. Explore Egypt’s famous monuments with the resident Egyptologist while your Scenic Tour Director will assist throughout your cruise. As you drift languorously past the ancient wonders along the shores of the Nile, there’ll be breathtaking monuments – and moments – around every bend.

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Hotels Throughout your journey, you’ll stay in the most unforgettable accommodation. Exceptional quality and service is integral to everything we do and our selection of handpicked luxury hotels will ensure that your holiday becomes just that little bit more extraordinary. There’s nothing like checking into a spectacular hotel where you can relax and recharge after a busy day. All our luxury properties have been specifically chosen to let you thoroughly enjoy each destination. We’ve also handpicked a selection of extra-special hotels, aptly named Scenic Special Stays, some of which are so iconic they have become destinations in their own right. These are hotels of outstanding quality and character, such as historical palaces with pinch-yourself views, from the Marriott Mena House Hotel in Giza, nestled in the shadows of the Pyramids, to the Sofitel Legend Old Cataract in Aswan, where you’ll enjoy sweeping views of the Nile, just like Agatha Christie did. From the contemporary luxury Red Sea resorts of the Kempinski Hotel Aqaba and the Kempinski Soma Bay, to the spacious surrounds

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of the Hilton Dead Sea Resort & Spa, and the St. Regis Cairo with signature butler service, you’ll be enchanted from porter to pillow. Step back in time to the bygone era of colonial grandeur at Victoria Falls Hotel in Zimbabwe, which overlooks the majestic falls and is one of the grandest hotels in the world. While Cape Town’s Table Bay Hotel is set on the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, boasting both Table Mountain and ocean views, and considered Cape Town’s most prestigious address. At every point of your journey, you can look forward to a luxurious, safe sanctuary and first-class service and amenities.

Scenic Special Stays Look for this symbol on your itineraries for locations where you will experience these outstanding properties.

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Marriott Mena House, Giza, Egypt Sofitel Legend Old Cataract, Aswan, Egypt Table Bay Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa Victoria Falls Hotel, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Every carefully selected hotel on our tours has been handpicked by our expert Journey Designers to ensure it offers outstanding location and luxury.

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A one-of-a-kind glamping experience awaits at Sun City Camp Wadi Rum in Jordan. Sleep under starry desert skies in air-conditioned ‘Martian’ geodomes, featuring clear panels as your window to the desert, a haven of comfort with a private en-suite. Experience a traditional Bedouin meal under the stars, leaving you with memories to last a lifetime.

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Safari Lodges & Game Drives With Scenic, every effort is made to ensure that you enjoy each moment of your time in the African bush. After all, one thing distinguishes a journey to Africa more than anything else – the wonder of going on safari.

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There’s nothing as exhilarating as finding yourself face to face with exotic wildlife, and no continent on earth does wild animals with quite as much style and verve as Africa. With Scenic, you’ll find the safari experience even more special as you’ll be taken to game lodges that are limited to resident guests only. Indeed, many of these lodges have private concessions, so you can rest assured that your needs will be front and center at all times. Enjoy stays at the finest lodges in some of Africa’s most sought after locations, such as Thornybush Lodge, adjacent to the Greater Kruger National Park, within the famous Thornybush Nature Reserve, and the luxury tented accommodation of the Sarova Mara camp in Kenya’s renowned Masai Mara Game Reserve. With services and facilities designed to put you at ease, the wonder never ends at havens like these.

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When it comes to game excursions, you can look forward to open top rides in specially modified Toyota Land Cruisers, allowing unrestricted game viewing, and ideal photography conditions. You’ll go in search of lions, leopards, buffaloes, rhinos and elephants, otherwise reverently referred to as the ‘Big Five’. Experienced game rangers are on hand throughout and there’s always something to captivate. You’ll also benefit from talented local trackers who are not only experts in the art of reading the African bush, they’re also adept at spotting a moment of wonder a mile off.

Thornybush Lodge, Thornybush Private Nature Reserve, South Africa Giraffes, Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania Chobe National Park, Botswana Lake Nakuru flamingos, Kenya

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The Nth Degree When you travel with Scenic you can be confident that we’ve thought about even the smallest details so you don’t have to. We go above and beyond, making your trip a truly carefree experience. A personal touch Our tours have no more than 36 guests, so you’ll enjoy a more intimate travel experience throughout. In addition, you’ll be greeted personally at the airport at the beginning of your journey and likewise enjoy a personalized transfer to your departure airport. Travel in style Whether it’s a luxury cruise on the Nile or traveling on game drives in a 4WD, every mode of transport has been carefully selected and is of the highest available standard. From wooden felucca sailing boats and motorboats to air-conditioned coaches, we’ll take you everywhere in comfort. All you have to do is enjoy the breathtaking views. Local knowledge We use a combination of our expert Tour Directors, local guides, Egyptologists and safari guides to ensure our guests’ needs are fully catered to.

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Our local guides are integral to the experience; after all, nobody knows a location as well as someone who actually lives there. We’ll take you to all the must-see highlights, but also explore the delightful back streets, and those little-known gems that make your experience extra special. Endless support Our experienced Tour Directors will be with you every step of the way, including on board your Nile cruise. With local offices in each destination, and a Journey Designer Team who have decades of experience in the region, you’re in the very best hands, from touchdown to take-off. Included value As always you can look forward to enjoying Scenic’s trademark brand of luxury. Hidden costs are taken care of, and that includes all internal flights in your itinerary plus all tipping and gratuities.

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Egypt In the ancient lands of kings and queens, time seems to stop. As the myths, legends and wonders envelop you, you’ll be humbled, awed and enlightened. We’ll take you on a journey that is handcrafted, unique and remarkable, from the enigmatic Sphinx to Egypt’s lifeblood, the majestic Nile.

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Comprising the World Heritage-listed Great Temple of Ramses II and the smaller one to his wife Nefertari, the temples of Abu Simbel are among the most famous and spectacular in Egypt. In 1968, under threat from the rising waters due to the construction of the Aswan Dam, the temples were moved stone by stone to a higher location in one of history’s greatest challenges of archaeological engineering.


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To the ancient Egyptians, gods were seen as twinkling stars in the sky – and life on earth was just one part of an eternal journey. Witness extraordinary monuments to the afterlife such as grandiose pyramids and elaborate tombs, and learn about celebrated achievements of the living, forever documented on colossal columns adorned with hieroglyphs. You may never look at the stars in the same way again. Cairo’s treasures Cairo’s treasures abound, from ancient wonders such as the world’s oldest pyramid at Saqqara and the Egyptian Museum, crammed with priceless collections of countless artifacts, to the earliest Coptic Christian monuments in the Old Town, and bustling Islamic Cairo, home to the 14th century souk, Khan Al-Khalili. This is a journey through time you’ll never forget. Tombs and temples No journey to Egypt is complete without a visit to the underground mausoleums and ancient tombs of the pharaohs in the Valley of the Kings. In Luxor, you’ll see Queen Hatshepsut’s Temple and the grandiose Luxor Temple.

Feast your eyes on the ancient cluster of sanctuaries, pylons and obelisks in Karnak, including the famous Temple of Amun and explore the lesser-visited temple of Ramses III at Medinet Habu. The mighty Nile The world’s longest river is dotted with ancient wonders. Watch them unfold as you float gently past, with visits to Dendera, home to the Temple of Hathor, goddess of love, and the temples of Philae and Kom Ombo. In Aswan, the ‘Jewel of the Nile’, learn about the Nubians, one of the earliest civilizations on Earth and see where the Nile runs clear and golden sands swirl against its banks.

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Jordan A host of wonders awaits on this journey through lands steeped in ancient treasures. It’s easy to see why Lawrence of Arabia was seduced by this jewel. Nothing will quite prepare you for its arresting beauty. A

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For centuries, visitors have flocked to the saline-saturated, crystalline waters of the Dead Sea. Floating on its mineral-rich waters is a moment you’ll revisit again and again, as is the unique opportunity to stay in a luxury hotel at the lowest point on Earth. You’ll also pay a visit to the Red Sea, home to a kaleidoscope of thriving marine life at the seaside escape of Aqaba.

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The intriguing Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan melds the footprints of civilizations past and present with desert landscapes, rose-red canyons and the great seas of the world, the Red and the Dead Sea. Ancient marvels History comes to life as you follow in the footsteps of Roman emperors, Bedouins and prophets. Created in the Bronze Age, Jerash has been inhabited for more than 6,500 years. In Amman, the ancient citadel stands commanding over the city, while Madaba is famous for its Byzantineera mosaics. See where the baptism of Jesus reputedly took place at Bethany Beyond the Jordan, or where Moses stood on Mount Nebo, looking at the Promised Land. Natural and man-made wonders The World Heritage-listed ghost city of Petra, carved inside rosered sandstone rock is full of hidden

secrets and architectural marvels. The rock-cut façades, including the 2,000-year-old Treasury, will send shivers down your spine. You will understand why Indiana Jones came here looking for the Holy Grail. Desert romance The Wadi Rum desert, made famous by Lawrence of Arabia, boasts blazing red sands, dramatic rock formations and sandstone mountains. Uninhabited except for Bedouin nomads and villagers who have lived there for thousands of years, its haunting stillness and stark beauty is omnipresent. The nights are so clear you will feel like you can touch the stars.

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Cape Town to Cairo & Jordan Traversing the African continent from Cape Town to Cairo and on to Jordan is one of the world’s epic journeys. Start in Cape Town, track the ‘Big Five’ of Kruger National Park and witness the power of Victoria Falls. Marvel at the diversity of wildlife in the great game parks of Kenya and Tanzania. Discover Egypt’s ancient wonders and cruise the magnificent Nile in luxury; and in Jordan, man-made wonders are rivaled only by nature’s beauty. South Africa and Victoria Falls South Africa is a place of enormous beauty and diversity. Cosmopolitan Cape Town and world-renowned Kruger National Park are just a few of the highlights. Track the ‘Big Five’ – lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo – and retire to your luxury lodge at the end of a day filled with excitement. There’s nothing quite like standing in front of the world’s largest sheet of falling water. Victoria Falls isn’t just a spectacular natural feature, it’s also a place of immense spiritual strength and beauty. Kenya and Tanzania From mass animal migrations so momentous that the ground thunders underfoot, to the snowcapped peak of Mt. Kilimanjaro,

Africa’s highest mountain – a trip to Kenya and Tanzania is the stuff safari dreams are made of. Egypt and Jordan Stand in awe in front of some of humanity’s greatest creations. No pictures are able to convey the scale and magnitude of the Pyramids of Giza or the temples at Abu Simbel; neither will you ever forget the moment you first laid eyes on the spectacular Treasury at Petra. Follow in the footsteps of the pharaohs as you cruise between Luxor and Aswan and admire the scenery, ancient monuments and life on the river. From your luxurious floating hotel you won’t miss a moment of the passing wonders.

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EGYPT & JORDAN Two countries, countless treasures. Follow in the footsteps of fearless explorers, mighty pharaohs and biblical prophets. — Uncover the secrets of ancient history, drink in awe-inspiring panoramas, and view millennia-old monuments and vibrant cities. From the magnificent temples of Abu Simbel to the colorful hieroglyphics of the Valley of the Kings, a journey through Egypt is a step back into the wonder of ancient times. From the lowest point on earth, the Dead Sea, and the glittering blue of the Red Sea, to the rose-red canyons of Petra and Lawrence of Arabia’s Wadi Rum, each day unveils a new discovery in the Kingdom of Jordan.


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The Treasures of Egypt Valley of the Kings, Luxor

Ancient treasures The explorer in you will rejoice over what is arguably the biggest concentration of ancient wonders in the world. Pyramids, tombs and temples – Egypt’s glorious past is yours to discover. At Giza Plateau gaze upon the marvels of the Great Pyramids and the Sphinx, then in Luxor stand amongst ancient temples, tombs and monuments. Travel in the footsteps of the pharaohs on a luxury cruise along the Nile, Egypt’s lifeblood, and discover monumental temples before relaxing in iconic luxury at Aswan. Stand in awe before the extraordinary temples of Abu Simbel, relics of ancient times and a legacy to modern engineering feats, and uncover the treasures of the Egyptian Museum in bustling Cairo. 11 Day Tour & Cruise

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Your journey into wonder begins at Giza with a two night special stay at the iconic Mena House Hotel. You’ll be able to soak up the magnificent view of the Great Pyramids right from your balcony. Sundowners Enjoy drinks and canapés as the sun sets over the magnificent Pyramids. Meals: D

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Cruise south to reach charming Aswan, the home of the Nubian people. Discover the Osiris temple complex of Philae, then visit the stone quarries to learn about ancient carving techniques and see the enormous unfinished obelisk. A leisurely afternoon awaits as you savor your last moments on board and take a felucca cruise on the Nile. Tonight join the Captain and crew for a farewell Gala Dinner.

Fly to Abu Simbel and visit one of Egypt’s most magnificent monuments, the enormous World Heritage-listed temples of Ramses II and his wife Nefertari, rescued from the rising waters of the Aswan Dam. Later, fly to bustling Cairo for your two night stay at the St. Regis Cairo.

Meals: B.L.D

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Nile Cruise > Aswan

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Freechoice: Visit a traditional Nubian village or take a motorboat to the upper reaches of the Nile. Alternatively, discover the vibrant botanical gardens. Be ensconced in luxury during your Special Stay at the Sofitel Legend Old Cataract and admire the sweeping views over the Nile from the comfort of your balcony. Enrich Watch the sun set and picture yourself as Agatha Christie, pen in hand, as you sample delicious Mediterranean cuisine during a private dinner at The Terrace. Meals: B.L.D

Scenic Special Stay Follow in the footsteps of explorers, archaeologists, writers, celebrities and even the Egyptian royal family as you stay at the legendary Sofitel Winter Palace in Luxor.

5-star luxury inclusions: Smaller group sizes with a maximum of 34 guests 1 exclusive Scenic Enrich experience

Meals: B.L

Day 10

Cairo

2 Scenic Sundowners events

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Discover the priceless antiquities in the Egyptian Museum including the artifacts recovered from Tutankhamun’s tomb and the collection of Royal Mummies. Freechoice: Discover Islamic Cairo or explore Old Cairo. Alternatively, visit the ancient site of Saqqara. This evening join your Tour Director for a farewell dinner. Meals: B.D

Day 11

Cairo Say farewell as you transfer to Cairo airport.

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26 meals – 10 breakfasts (B), 8 lunches (L) and 8 dinners (D) Fully escorted by a handpicked Scenic Tour Director, expert Egyptologist and knowledgeable local guides All internal flights Return airport transfers All tipping and gratuities

Departure Dates

Tour code: MEEE

2019 Jan 18 25 Aug 30 Sep 06

From $6,795 $6,395 $6,395

2020 Jan 10 17 24 31 Feb 14 Mar 06 20 27

Oct

04 25

$6,795

Apr

03 17 24

$6,795

Nov

08

$6,795

May Aug Sep Oct Nov

01 21 11 02 06

$6,395 $6,395 $6,395 $6,795 $6,795

Meals: B

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Cabin Upgrades

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Sanctuary Sun Boat III

Suite Add an Abu Dhabi, Dubai or Israel stopover before or after your tour. See pages 56-57 for details.

From $6,795 $6,795 $6,795

Luxury Cabin - Promenade Deck Presidential Suite Royal Suite

Twin share Add from

$200 $600 $800

Deposit per person (required within 7 days of booking): $1,000 All prices are per person, based on double occupancy and include taxes and charges. Cruise price based on Luxury Cabin Nile Deck. Single supplement price on application. For full terms and conditions please refer to pages 64 and 65.

To find out more visit scenicusa.com, contact your Travel Professional or call 1 833 777 9082


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NEW! Visit the Red Sea

Egypt in Depth Felucca on the Nile, Aswan

Go with the flow Follow the course of the ancient pharaohs’ processions as you cruise leisurely up the Nile and discover ancient wonders and timeless villages along its banks. Everything in Egypt seems to be on an impossibly grand scale – history spanning thousands of years, majestic temples, gigantic monuments and vast deserts. Flowing through the center is its eternal lifeblood, the mighty Nile. Visit the Great Pyramids of Giza and stand in awe before the staggering façade of the Temples of Ramses II and Queen Nefertari at Abu Simbel. Learn about more recent history at the World War II memorials in El Alamein and relax on the shores of the sparkling Red Sea. 14 Day Tour & Cruise

Day 01

Giza (Cairo)

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Giza (Cairo) > Cairo NEW

Day 03

Giza

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Your journey into wonder begins at Giza with a three night Special Stay at the iconic Marriott Mena House Hotel with views of the Great Pyramids from your balcony. Sundowners Enjoy drinks and canapés as the sun sets over the magnificent Pyramids.

Freechoice: Visit the site of one of World War II’s defining battles, El Alamein or visit the ancient sites of Saqqara and Memphis. Alternatively, play a round of golf against the backdrop of the Pyramids. Tonight enjoy a barbeque dinner at 139 Terrace.

Meals: D

Day 04

Day 02

Giza > Aswan

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Meals: B.L.D

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Fly early to Abu Simbel and visit one of Egypt’s most Be amazed by the magnitude magnificent monuments, the of the Pyramids and visit the enormous World HeritageSolar Boat Museum housing the restored cedar wood barge listed temples of Ramses dating back to 2500BC. Marvel II and his wife Nefertari, rescued from the rising at the 65 foot limestone waters of the Aswan Dam. monolith of the Sphinx. This evening watch the laser light display and entertaining show at the Pyramids. Meals: B.L

Fly to Aswan where you will be ensconced in luxury during your two night Special Stay at the Sofitel Legend Old Cataract and admire the views over the Nile from the comfort of your balcony. Meals: B.L

Day 05

Aswan

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Freechoice: Visit a Nubian village or the beautiful but often-overlooked Kalabsha Temple on the shores of Lake Nasser. Alternatively, take a motorboat ride to the upper reaches of the Nile and explore the Botanical Gardens. Enrich Discover the history of the hotel as you sample delicious cuisine during a private dinner at The Terrace. Meals: B.D

Day 06

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Embark on your luxurious private charter on board the boutique Sanctuary Sun Boat III and settle into your elegantly appointed cabin. Discover the granite quarries of ancient Egypt, learn about ancient carving techniques and see the enormous unfinished obelisk. Later, enjoy traditional felucca cruise on the Nile. Sundowners Toast the start of your Nile cruise and enjoy a display of Nubian dancing. Meals: B.L.D

Day 07

Nile Cruise Discover the Osiris temple complex of Philae, then follow the course of the ancient pharaohs’ processions along the Nile as you cruise north. Explore Kom Ombo temple, perched high on the east bank. A fun night awaits on board with a colorful Galabeyya party with Egyptian delicacies, music and dancing. Meals: B.L.D

Day 08

Nile Cruise Cross to the West Bank of the Nile and admire the colorful hieroglyphics adorning the tombs in the Valley of the Kings. See the impressive monument to Queen Hatshepsut and the well-preserved temple of Ramses III. At the vast temple complex of Karnak marvel at the enormous pillars as you walk through the impressive Hypostyle Hall. Tonight join the Captain and crew for a farewell Gala Dinner. Meals: B.L.D

Day 09

Luxor

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Disembark and join a walking tour through the local produce markets. Later, relax in the beautiful gardens of the Sofitel Winter Palace, your overnight Special Stay in luxury rooms overlooking the gardens.


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14 Day Itinerary Giza (Cairo) > Cairo

1 Overnight stay

River cruise

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Included flight

El Alamein 3

2

Cairo

2 Red Sea

Egypt

Luxor 1 3

Nile Cruise

Red Sea

Kom Ombo Aswan 2 Abu Simbel

Late this afternoon discover the fascinating antiquities housed in the Luxor Museum followed by the treasures of Luxor Temple. Enrich Relax in the gardens of the hotel and enjoy a barbeque dinner Egyptian style.

Sundowners Raise your glass as you watch the play of colors across the dramatic desert and sea landscapes

Meals: B.D

This morning is at your leisure before flying to Cairo for your two night stay at the elegant St. Regis Cairo.

Day 10

Luxor > Red Sea

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 Balloon Flight

Travel to the temple complex of Dendera and marvel at the vibrant colors of the hieroglyphics adorning the roof of Hathor’s temple. Drive through the desert moonscape to reach your luxurious resort, the Kempinski Soma Bay, set on the shores of the Red Sea. Meals: B.L

Day 11

Red Sea

Day 12

Red Sea > Cairo

Meals: B

Day 13

5-star luxury inclusions: Smaller group sizes with a maximum of 34 guests

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2 exclusive Scenic Enrich experiences 3 Scenic Sundowners events

Your choice of 9 Scenic Freechoice activities 4 memorable Scenic Special Stays

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29 meals – 13 breakfasts (B), 7 lunches (L) and 9 dinners (D)

Freechoice: Discover Islamic Cairo and Khan el Khalili Bazaar or explore Old Cairo and the Hanging Temple of Babylon. Alternatively, visit the old Egyptian Museum and see the collection of Royal Mummies. Tonight join your Tour Director for a farewell to Egypt dinner. Meals: B.D

Day 14

Fully escorted by a handpicked Scenic Tour Director, expert Egyptologist and knowledgeable local guides All internal flights Return airport transfers All tipping and gratuities

Departure Dates 2019 Mar 31 Apr 21 May 12

Tour code: MEGR From $7,295 $7,295 $7,295

Cairo Say farewell as you transfer to Cairo airport. Meals: B

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Relax and enjoy a day at leisure on the sparkling shores of the Red Sea. Your resort features a daily activity program or you can just relax pool or beachside.

Designed in the style of Moorish fortresses with a landscape of gardens, pools, lagoons, waterfalls and a sandy beach, Kempinski Soma Bay will be your luxurious retreat on the shores of the Red Sea.

Meals: B.D

Cairo

Choose to add an optional hot air balloon flight. Additional cost, please book on tour.

Scenic Special Stay

Add an Abu Dhabi, Dubai or Israel stopover before or after your tour. See pages 56-57 for details.

2020 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Aug Sep Sep Oct Nov

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From $7,595 $7,595 $7,795 $7,995 $7,495 $7,495 $7,495 $7,995 $7,995 $7,995

Sanctuary Sun Boat III

Suite Luxury Cabin - Promenade Deck Presidential Suite Royal Suite

Twin share Add from

$150 $450 $600

Deposit per person (required within 7 days of booking): $1,000 All prices are per person, based on double occupancy and include taxes and charges. Cruise price based on Luxury Cabin Nile Deck. Single supplement price on application. For full terms and conditions please refer to pages 64 and 65.

To find out more visit scenicusa.com, contact your Travel Professional or call 1 833 777 9082


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NEW

THIS YEAR!

The Highlights of the Kingdom of Jordan Wadi Rum

At the crossroads of history The vibrant Kingdom of Jordan is at the crossroads of Asia, Africa and Europe with Nabataean tradesmen, Roman legionnaires, Muslim armies and Christian Crusaders all leaving their mark over the millennia. Go in search of antiquity and the origins of faith as you travel through this remarkable country, from the ancient Roman city of Jerash to Bethany Beyond the Jordan, the site where Jesus was baptized. Marvel at intricate mosaics and lose yourself in the otherworldly beauty of the desert at Wadi Rum. And just when you thought you had your fill of ancient wonders, the first sight of the magnificent Treasure at Petra will leave you speechless.

8 Day Tour

Amman > Amman NEW

Day 01

Amman Your journey into wonder begins in Amman, the capital of the Kingdom of Jordan, where you’ll enjoy two nights at the Fairmont Amman. Tonight, join your Tour Director for a dinner of local delicacies. Meals: D

Day 02

Amman Discover the ancient Roman city of Jerash, inhabited since the Bronze Age. Explore the impressive ruins and witness an exciting re-enactment of a Roman chariot race in the hippodrome. This afternoon join your Tour Director for a walk through the food and produce markets and stop to taste some traditional Jordanian sweets.

Meals: B.L.D

Day 04

Wadi Rum > Petra Travel in the footsteps of Lawrence of Arabia as you discover the dramatic desert landscapes of Wadi Rum. Explore Lawrence Road and marvel at the vistas of ancient valleys and towering weathered sandstone mountains rising out of the pink and white sands. Continue to the Rose Red city of Petra for your two night stay at the MĂśvenpick Hotel. An unforgettable sight awaits as you visit the Treasury and chasms lit by candlelight. Meals: B.L

Day 05

Meals: B.L

Petra

Day 03

This magnificent World Heritage-listed city is the legacy of the Nabataeans, who settled in southern Jordan more than 2,000 years ago. The impressive eastern entrance leads through a brilliantly colored narrow gorge to the imposing Treasury, more than 131 feet high. Designed to impress, the rock-cut facade will take your breath away.

Amman > Wadi Rum

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At Madaba discover the famous mosaic map of the Holy Land and visit the Madaba Institute for Mosaic Art and Restoration. Continue to the dramatic desert landscapes of Wadi Rum where you will feel like you have stepped onto the moon during your Special Stay in the luxurious Martian tents of the Sun Camp.

Mosaic map of the Holy Land, Madaba

Sundowners Witness the dramatic colors of the desert at sunset over a refreshing drink.

Meals: B.D


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8 Day Itinerary Amman > Amman

1 Overnight stay

35 Land

Jordan

2

Amman

Dead Sea 2 Petra 2 1 Wadi Rum

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Petra > Dead Sea At Bethany Beyond the Jordan see where Jesus was baptized then view the memorial to Moses at Mount Nebo. Travel north to your resort for the next two nights on the shores of the Dead Sea, the luxurious Hilton Dead Sea Resort & Spa. Relax and enjoy sweeping views over the Dead Sea and across to Israel from your balcony. Meals: B.L

Day 07

Dead Sea

Sundowners Red Sea Join your Tour Director at the Sky Bar and toast the end of a wonderful journey.

Jerash Temples Dating back to the Bronze Age, the city of Jerash is one of the best-preserved Roman cities in the world. A highlight is the Temple of Artemis with sandstone pillars that glow golden in the sunlight.

Meals: B.D

Day 08

Dead Sea > Amman Say farewell as you transfer to Amman airport taking a lifetime of wonderful memories with you. Meals: B

5-star luxury inclusions: Smaller group sizes with a maximum of 34 guests 2 Scenic Sundowners events

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1 memorable Scenic Special Stay

15 meals – 7 breakfasts (B), 4 lunches and 4 dinners (D) Fully escorted by an expert Scenic Tour Director and knowledgeable local guides

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Enjoy the facilities of your resort including direct access to the sea. Spoil yourself and allow the staff to slather you in the therapeutic mud, or float in the hypersaline waters of the Dead Sea, while reading a book or the newspaper.

Porterage throughout Return airport transfers

Add an Abu Dhabi, Dubai or Israel stopover before or after your tour. See pages 56-57 for details.

All tipping and gratuities

Departure Dates 2019 Apr 13 May 04 25

Tour code: MEAD From $4,095 $4,095

2020 Jan 25 Feb 01 08 15 29 Mar 21

From $4,295 $4,295 $4,295

Apr

04 11 18 25

$4,295

May Sep Oct Nov

02 09 16 23 30 05 26 03 10 17 24 14

$4,295 $4,295 $4,295 $4,295

Deposit per person (required within 7 days of booking): $1,000 All prices are per person, based on double occupancy and include taxes and charges. Single supplement price on application. For full terms and conditions please refer to pages 64 and 65.

Sun Camp, Wadi Rum

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The Kingdom of Jordan Unveiled The Treasury, Petra

Hidden treasures If you have a lingering sense of curiosity and wonder, you’re free to explore them on this delightful 10 day journey uncovering the hidden treasures of the Kingdom of Jordan. The ebb and flow of empires has touched the intriguing Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan for thousands of years. History buffs will be in their element, with plenty of Roman ruins and biblical sites to explore before experiencing one of the world’s great travel moments – a visit to the World Heritage-listed Site at Petra. Follow Lawrence of Arabia’s escapades into the desert wonder of Wadi Rum, then relax on the shores of the Red Sea and, finally, float in the hypersaline waters of the Dead Sea. 10 Day Tour

Amman > Amman

Day 01

Day 04

Amman

Petra

Your journey into wonder begins in Amman, the capital of the Kingdom of Jordan, where you’ll enjoy two nights at the Fairmont Amman. Tonight, join your Tour Director for a dinner of local delicacies.

This magnificent World Heritage-listed city is the legacy of the Nabataeans, who settled in southern Jordan more than 2,000 years ago. The impressive eastern entrance leads through a brilliantly colored narrow gorge to the imposing Treasury, more than 131 feet high. Designed to impress, the rock-cut facade will take your breath away. This is only the first of many wonders you will discover here today.

Meals: D

Day 02

Amman Discover the ancient Roman city of Jerash, inhabited since the Bronze Age. Explore the impressive ruins and witness an exciting re-enactment of a Roman chariot race in the hippodrome. Meals: B.L

Day 03

Amman > Petra During a visit to the Royal Automobile Museum view the extensive private collection of the Royal Family. At Bethany Beyond the Jordan see where Jesus was baptized and view the memorial to Moses at Mount Nebo. At Madaba discover the famous mosaic map of the Holy Land then continue to the rose red city of Petra for your two night stay at the Mövenpick Hotel. Meals: B.L

The Red Sea, Aqaba

Meals: B.D

Day 05

Petra > Wadi Rum

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Travel in the footsteps of Lawrence of Arabia as you discover the dramatic desert landscapes of Wadi Rum. Explore Lawrence Road and be awed by the vistas of ancient valleys and towering weathered sandstone mountains rising out of the pink and white sands. You will feel like you have stepped onto the moon during your Special Stay in the luxurious Martian tents of the Sun Camp.


Scenic°

10 Day Itinerary Amman > Amman

1 Overnight stay

2

37 Land

Amman

Jordan

Dead Sea 2

2 Petra

Aqaba 2

Sundowners Witness the vivid and dramatic colors of the desert at sunset over a refreshing drink. Meals: B.L.D

Day 06

Wadi Rum > Aqaba

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Early risers will be rewarded with the stillness of the desert at sunrise. Later, continue south to Aqaba for a two night Special Stay at the Kempinski Hotel Aqaba Red Sea. Relax in the luxurious surrounds of your hotel, step onto your balcony with sweeping Red Sea views or take a dip in the pool. Meals: B.D

Day 07

Aqaba

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Freechoice: Cruise and snorkel the Red Sea in search for marine life. Alternatively, you may choose a relaxing Spa treatment. The afternoon is at leisure to relax and enjoy the facilities of your resort. Meals: B

Day 08

Aqaba > Dead Sea Travel north for a two night stay at the luxurious Hilton Dead Sea Resort & Spa.

1 Wadi Rum

Relax and enjoy the views over the Dead Sea across to Israel from your balcony.

Scenic Sundowners Be enchanted by the dramatic desert landscapes of Wadi Rum and witness the ever-changing and dramatic colors of the desert at sunset over a refreshing drink.

Meals: B.L

Day 09

Dead Sea

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Enjoy the facilities of your resort including direct access to the sea. Spoil yourself and allow the staff to slather you in the therapeutic mud. Or float in the hypersaline waters of the Dead Sea, while reading a book or the newspaper. Sundowners Join your Tour Director at the Sky Bar and toast the end of a wonderful journey.

5-star luxury inclusions:

 maller group sizes with a maximum of 34 guests S 2 Scenic Sundowners events Your choice of 2 Scenic Freechoice activities 2 memorable Scenic Special Stays 18 meals – 9 breakfasts (B), 4 lunches and 5 dinners (D) Fully escorted by an expert Scenic Tour Director and knowledgeable local guides Porterage throughout Return airport transfers All tipping and gratuities

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Dead Sea > Amman

Departure Dates

Say farewell as you transfer to Amman airport taking a lifetime of wonderful memories with you.

2019 Feb 04 11 18 25 Mar 11 25 Apr 08

From $5,595 $5,595 $5,595

2020 Jan 20 27 Feb 3 10 24 Mar 16 30

From $5,895 $5,895 $5,895

Meals: B

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Add an Abu Dhabi, Dubai or Israel stopover before or after your tour. See pages 56-57 for details.

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Deposit per person (required within 7 days of booking): $1,000 All prices are per person, based on double occupancy and include taxes and charges. Single supplement price on application. For full terms and conditions please refer to pages 64 and 65.

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The Essence of Egypt & Jordan 20 Day Tour & Cruise

Giza (Cairo) > Amman

Ancient and natural wonders Explore the incredible legacy of these two intriguing countries, from magnificent monuments immortalizing the pharaohs in Egypt to the footsteps of the Romans and Nabateans in Jordan. Natural wonders abound, from extraordinary desertscapes to soaring mountains, world-famous seas and, of course, the mighty Nile. Delve into the wonders of Egypt and discover the Great Pyramids and the Sphinx at Giza before marveling at the ancient temples, tombs and monuments at Luxor. Glide along the Nile on a luxury cruise to Aswan and stand in awe before the extraordinary temples of Abu Simbel, then top it all off with the treasures of Cairo’s Egyptian Museum. In the Kingdom of Jordan, discover the capital Amman before traveling to the World Heritage-listed city of Petra for a spine-tingling exploration of the incredible Treasury and ruins. Marvel at the moon-like desertscape of Wadi Rum before relaxing by the azure waters of the Red Sea, and floating in the hypersaline waters of the Dead Sea.

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Jordan

Dead Sea 2

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Aqaba 2

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2 Cairo

Egypt 1 Luxor 4

Kom Ombo

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The Sphinx, Giza, Egypt

Nile Cruise

Aswan 1 Abu Simbel River cruise

1 Overnight stay

Included flight

Land

Scenic Freechoice activity Explore Old Cairo, also know as Coptic Cairo, first settled as early as the 6th century BC. Visit the Coptic Museum, the Hanging Church, said to be the oldest Christian church in Egypt and see the Roman Fortress of Babylon.

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Your journey day by day

Wadi Rum, Jordan

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Destination

Highlights

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Giza (Egypt)

Scenic Sundowners

2

Giza

Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx

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Giza > Luxor

Luxor Museum

4

Luxor > Nile Cruise

Valley of the Kings and Karnak Temple Embark Nile cruise

5

Nile Cruise

Temple of Hathor at Dendera

6

Nile Cruise

Kom Ombo Temple

7

Nile Cruise

Philae Temple

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Nile Cruise > Aswan

Scenic Enrich – Dinner at The Terrace

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Aswan > Cairo

Temples of Abu Simbel

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Cairo

Egyptian Museum and Mummies Room Scenic Freechoice

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Cairo > Amman (Jordan)

Fly to Amman

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Amman

Jerash

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Amman > Petra

Royal Jordanian Automobile Museum Madaba mosaics and Mount Nebo

14

Petra

The amazing Treasury

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Petra > Wadi Rum

Desert Jeep safari

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Wadi Rum > Aqaba

The Red Sea

17

Aqaba

Scenic Freechoice

18

Aqaba > Dead Sea

Intriguing desert landscapes

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Dead Sea

Floating in the Dead Sea

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Amman

Farewell

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The Essence of Egypt & Jordan 20 Day Itinerary Giza (Cairo) > Amman Day 01

Giza (Cairo)

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Your journey into wonder begins at Giza with a two night Special Stay at the iconic Marriott Mena House Hotel. You’ll be able to soak up the magnificent view of the Great Pyramids from your balcony. Sundowners Enjoy drinks and canapés as the sun sets over the awe-inspiring Pyramids. Meals: D

Day 02

Giza Be awed by the sheer magnitude of the Pyramids and visit the Solar Boat Museum housing the restored cedar wood barge dating back to 2500 BC, before marveling at the 65 foot limestone monolith of the Sphinx. This evening watch the laser light display and show at the Pyramids. Meals: B.L

Day 03

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Fly to Luxor and relax in the beautiful gardens of the Sofitel Winter Palace, your Special Stay for tonight. Discover the antiquities housed in the Luxor Museum, followed by a walk through the colorful local markets. Meals: B.L.D

Day 04

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 Optional Balloon Flight

Choose to add an optional hot air balloon flight for a fascinating bird’s-eye view of the ancient sites. Additional cost, please book on tour.

Cross to the West Bank of the Nile and be astounded by the well-preserved, colorful hieroglyphics adorning the tombs in the Valley of the Kings. See the impressive monument to Queen Hatshepsut, then admire the well-preserved temple of Ramses III. Return to Luxor and embark on your luxurious private charter on board the boutique Sanctuary Sun Boat III and settle into your elegantly appointed cabin. Late afternoon tour the vast open-air temple complex of Karnak and be awed by the enormity of the pillars as you walk through the impressive Hypostyle Hall. Sundowners Raise your glass and toast the start of your Nile cruise with drinks and canapés. Meals: B.L.D

Day 05

Nile Cruise Relax on one of the Sun Decks and catch a glimpse of daily life along the banks of the Nile as you cruise to Dendera. Marvel at the vibrant colors of the hieroglyphics adorning the roof of Hathor’s temple before returning to Luxor and visiting the impressive Luxor temple. This evening’s entertainment will delight with the colors of the whirling dervishes and the mesmerizing moves of a belly dancer. Meals: B.L.D

Day 06

A fun night awaits on board with a lively Galabeyya party with Egyptian delicacies, music and dancing. Meals: B.L.D

Day 07

Nile Cruise Cruise south to reach charming Aswan, the home of the Nubian people. Discover the Osiris temple complex of Philae, then visit the stone quarries to learn about ancient carving techniques and see the enormous unfinished obelisk. Savor your last moments on board and take a felucca cruise on the Nile. Tonight join the Captain and crew for a farewell Gala Dinner. Meals: B.L.D

Day 08

Nile Cruise > Aswan

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Freechoice: Visit a traditional Nubian village or take a motorboat to the upper reaches of the Nile. Alternatively, discover the vibrant botanical gardens. Be ensconced in luxury during your Special Stay at the Sofitel Legend Old Cataract and admire the sweeping Nile views from your balcony. Enrich Watch the sun set and picture yourself as Agatha Christie, pen in hand, as you sample delicious Mediterranean cuisine during a private dinner at The Terrace.

Nile Cruise

Meals: B.L.D

Follow the course of the ancient pharaohs’ processions along the Nile as you cruise south, where villages and majestic temples line the banks of the river against the backdrop of the desert. This afternoon explore Kom Ombo temple, perched high on the east bank and dedicated to Sobek, the crocodile god.

Day 09

Aswan > Cairo Fly to Abu Simbel and visit one of Egypt’s most magnificent monuments. Marvel at the enormous World Heritagelisted temples of Ramses II and his wife Nefertari, rescued from the rising waters of the Aswan Dam.

Later fly to the bustling city of Cairo for your two night stay at the elegant St. Regis Cairo. Meals: B.L

Day 10

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Discover the priceless antiquities in the Egyptian Museum including the artifacts recovered from Tutankhamun’s tomb and the collection of Royal Mummies. Freechoice: Discover Islamic Cairo or explore Old Cairo. Alternatively, visit the ancient site of Saqqara. Tonight join your Tour Director for a farewell to Egypt dinner. Meals: B.D

Day 11

Cairo > Amman Fly to Amman, the capital of the Kingdom of Jordan, for two nights at the Fairmont Amman. Join your Jordanian Tour Director for a dinner of local delicacies. Meals: B.D

Day 12

Amman Discover the ancient Roman city of Jerash as you explore the impressive ruins and witness an exciting reenactment of a Roman chariot race in the hippodrome. Meals: B.L

Day 13

Amman > Petra During a visit to the Royal Automobile Museum view the extensive private collection of the Royal Family. At Bethany Beyond the Jordan see where Jesus was baptized and view the memorial to Moses at Mount Nebo. Discover the famous mosaics at Madaba then continue to the city of Petra for your two night stay at the Mövenpick Hotel. Meals: B.L


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The Treasury, Petra, Jordan

Day 14

Day 17

Petra

Aqaba

This World Heritage-listed city is the legacy of the Nabataeans, who settled in southern Jordan more than 2,000 years ago. The impressive eastern entrance leads through a brilliantly colored narrow gorge to the imposing Treasury, more than 131 feet high.

Freechoice: Cruise and snorkel the Red Sea in search of marine life. Alternatively, you may choose a relaxing Spa treatment. The afternoon is free to enjoy the resort’s facilities.

Meals: B.D

Day 15

Petra > Wadi Rum

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Discover the dramatic desert landscapes of Wadi Rum and be awed by the vistas of ancient valleys and weathered sandstone mountains. Your Special Stay is in the luxurious Martian tents of the Sun Camp. Sundowners Witness the dramatic colors of the desert at sunset over a refreshing drink. Meals: B.L.D

Day 16

Wadi Rum > Aqaba

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Day 18

Aqaba > Dead Sea Travel north for a two night stay at the luxurious Hilton Dead Sea Resort & Spa. Relax and take in the views over the Dead Sea across to Israel from your balcony. Meals: B.L

Day 19

Dead Sea

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Make the most of your resort’s direct sea access and allow the staff to slather you in the therapeutic mud before floating in the hypersaline waters of the Dead Sea. Sundowners Join your Tour Director at the Sky Bar and toast the end of a wonderful journey. Meals: B.D

Add an Abu Dhabi, Dubai or Israel stopover before or after your tour. See pages 56-57 for details.

5-star luxury inclusions:

 maller group sizes with a maximum of 34 guests S 1 exclusive Scenic Enrich experience 4 Scenic Sundowners events Your choice of 8 Scenic Freechoice activities 5 memorable Scenic Special Stays 43 meals – 19 breakfasts (B), 11 lunches (L) and 13 dinners (D) Fully escorted by a handpicked Scenic Tour Director, expert Egyptologist and knowledgeable local guides All internal flights Return airport transfers All tipping and gratuities

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Dead Sea > Amman Transfer to Amman airport, taking wonderful memories with you. Meals: B

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Sanctuary Sun Boat III

Suite Luxury Cabin - Promenade Deck Presidential Suite Royal Suite

Twin share Add from

$160 $560 $800

Deposit per person (required within 7 days of booking): $1,000 All prices are per person, based on double occupancy and include taxes and charges. Cruise price based on Luxury Cabin Nile Deck. Single supplement price on application. For full terms and conditions please refer to pages 64 and 65.

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Jewels of Egypt & Jordan 21 Day Tour & Cruise

Giza (Cairo) > Amman NEW

No stone left unturned From the majesty of the pyramids to the unrivaled beauty of the Treasury at Petra, mesmerizing desertscapes, world famous seas and a cruise on the mighty River Nile, you will uncover the ancient and natural wonders of Egypt and Jordan in-depth on this magnificent 21 day journey. Discover the endless history and legacy of these two intriguing countries, from the majestic monuments immortalizing Egypt’s Pharaohs and the footsteps of the Romans and Nabateans in Jordan, to the more recent memorials of the WWII battlefields at El Alamein. Dive into the Red Sea and float in the hypersaline waters of the Dead Sea, possibly while reading a book. Marvel at the otherworldly desert landscapes of Wadi Rum and the magnificent Temples of Abu Simbel and the Treasury at Petra, hewn into the desert rock.

Jordan

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El Alamein

Giza

Dead Sea 2

Cairo 3

Amman

Petra 2

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1 Wadi Rum

2 Red Sea

Egypt

Luxor 1 3

Nile Cruise

Red Sea Abu Simbel, Egypt

Kom Ombo Aswan 2 Abu Simbel

River cruise

1 Overnight stay

Included flight

Land

Scenic Freechoice activity Visit the site of one of World War II’s defining battles at El Alamein on Egypt’s Mediterranean coast. Following the war, numerous memorial cemeteries maintained by Australia, Germany, Italy, and Great Britain honoring their fallen soldiers were erected near the battle site. The Old Cataract, Aswan, Egypt


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Includes an Extra Day in Giza

Your journey day by day

Giza, Egypt

Day

Destination

Highlights

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Giza (Cairo)

Welcome and Scenic Sundowners

2

Giza

Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx

3

Giza

Scenic Freechoice

4

Giza > Aswan

Temples of Abu Simbel

5

Aswan

Scenic Freechoice Scenic Enrich – The Terrace dinner

6

Aswan > Nile Cruise

Embark Nile cruise Scenic Sundowners

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Nile Cruise

Nile temples of Philae and Kom Ombo

8

Nile Cruise

Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut and Karnak Temples

9

Luxor

Luxor Museum and Temple

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Luxor > Red Sea

Temple of Hathor at Dendera

11

Red Sea

Scenic Sundowners

12

Red Sea > Cairo

Fly to Cairo

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Cairo

Scenic Freechoice

14

Cairo > Amman (Jordan)

Fly to Amman

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Amman

Jerash Temples

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Amman > Wadi Rum

Madaba mosaics Scenic Sundowners

17

Wadi Rum > Petra

The Treasury by candlelight

18

Petra

The amazing Treasury

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Petra > Dead Sea

Mount Nebo

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Dead Sea

Floating in the Dead Sea

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Amman

Farewell

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Jewels of Egypt & Jordan 21 Day Itinerary Giza (Cairo) > Amman Day 01

Giza (Cairo)

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Your journey into wonder begins at Giza with a three night Special Stay at the iconic Marriott Mena House Hotel with views of the Great Pyramids from your balcony. Sundowners Enjoy drinks and canapés as the sun sets over the magnificent Pyramids. Meals: D

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Giza

Aswan

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Freechoice: Visit a Nubian village or the beautiful, but often-overlooked, Kalabsha Temple on the shores of Lake Nasser. Alternatively, take a motorboat ride to the upper reaches of the Nile and explore the Botanical Gardens. Enrich Discover the history of the hotel as you sample delicious cuisine during a private dinner at The Terrace. Meals: B.D

Be amazed by the magnitude of the Pyramids and visit the Solar Boat Museum housing the restored cedar wood barge dating back to 2500BC. Marvel at the 65 foot limestone monolith of the Sphinx. This evening watch the laser light display and show at the Pyramids. Meals: B.L

Day 03

Giza

Day 05

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Freechoice: Visit the site of one of World War II’s defining battles, El Alamein or visit the ancient sites of Saqqara and Memphis. Alternatively, play a round of golf against the backdrop of the Pyramids. Tonight enjoy a barbeque dinner at the 139 Terrace. Meals: B.L.D

Day 06

Aswan > Nile Cruise

Meals: B.L

Nile Cruise Cross to the West Bank of the Nile and admire the colorful hieroglyphics adorning the tombs in the Valley of the Kings. See the impressive monument to Queen Hatshepsut and the well-preserved temple of Ramses III. At the vast temple complex of Karnak marvel at the enormous pillars as you walk through the impressive Hypostyle Hall. Tonight join the Captain and crew for a farewell Gala Dinner. Meals: B.L.D

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Embark on your luxurious private charter on board the boutique Sanctuary Sun Boat III and settle into your elegantly appointed cabin. Discover the granite quarries of ancient Egypt, learn about ancient carving techniques and see the enormous unfinished obelisk. Later, enjoy traditional felucca cruise on the Nile. Sundowners Toast the start of your Nile cruise and enjoy a display of Nubian dancing. Meals: B.L.D

Day 09

Luxor

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Disembark and join your Tour Director for a walking tour through the local produce markets. Later, relax in the beautiful gardens of the Sofitel Winter Palace, your overnight Special Stay, in luxury rooms overlooking the gardens. Late afternoon discover the fascinating antiquities housed in the Luxor Museum followed by the treasures of Luxor Temple. Enrich Relax in the gardens of the hotel and enjoy a barbeque dinner Egyptian style.

Day 07

Meals: B.D

Nile Cruise

Day 10

Discover the Osiris temple Day 04 complex of Philae, then follow Giza > Aswan the course of the ancient Fly early this morning to Pharaohs’ processions Abu Simbel and visit one of along the Nile as you cruise Egypt’s most magnificent north. Explore Kom Ombo monuments, the enormous temple, perched high on World Heritage-listed temples the east bank. A fun night of Ramses II and his wife awaits on board with a Nefertari, rescued from the colorful Galabeyya party with rising waters of the Aswan Egyptian delicacies, music Dam. Fly to Aswan where you and dancing. will be ensconced in luxury Meals: B.L.D during your two night Special Stay at the Sofitel Legend Old Cataract and admire the views over the Nile from the comfort of your balcony.

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Day 08

Luxor > Red Sea

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Travel to the large temple complex of Dendera and marvel at the vibrant colors of the hieroglyphics adorning the roof of Hathor’s temple. Continue driving through the desert moonscape to reach your luxurious resort, the Kempinski Soma Bay, set on the shores of the sparkling Red Sea. Meals: B.L

Day 11

Red Sea

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Enjoy a day at leisure on the sparkling shores of the Red Sea. Your resort features a daily activity program or just relax pool or beachside. Sundowners Raise your glass as you watch the play of colors across the dramatic desert and sea landscapes. Meals: B.D

Day 12

Red Sea > Cairo After a morning at leisure, fly to the bustling city of Cairo for your two night stay at the elegant St. Regis Cairo. Meals: B

Day 13

Cairo

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Freechoice: Discover Islamic Cairo and Khan el Khalili Bazaar, or explore Old Cairo and the Hanging Temple of Babylon. Alternatively, visit the old Egyptian Museum and see the collection of Royal Mummies. Join your Tour Director for a farewell to Egypt dinner. Meals: B.D

Day 14 Choose to add an optional hot air balloon flight. Additional cost, please book on tour.

Cairo > Amman Fly to Amman, the capital of the Kingdom of Jordan, for two nights at the Fairmont Amman. Join your Jordanian Tour Director for a welcome dinner of local delicacies. Meals: B.D


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Roman chariot races re-enactment, Jerash, Jordan

Day 15

Day 18

Amman

Petra

Discover the Roman city of Jerash as you explore the impressive ruins and witness an exciting re-enactment of a Roman chariot race in the hippodrome. This afternoon join your Tour Director for a walk through the food and produce markets and stop to taste some traditional Jordanian sweets.

This magnificent World Heritage-listed city is the legacy of the Nabataeans, who settled in southern Jordan more than 2,000 years ago. The impressive eastern entrance leads through a brilliantly colored narrow gorge to the imposing Treasury, more than 131 feet high.

Meals: B.L

Petra > Dead Sea

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Discover the mosaic map of the Holy Land at Madaba and visit the Institute for Mosaic Art and Restoration. Continue to the moon-like desert landscapes of Wadi Rum for a Special Stay in the luxurious Martian tents of the Sun Camp. Sundowners Witness the dramatic colors of the desert at sunset over a refreshing drink. Meals: B.L.D

Day 17

Wadi Rum > Petra Continue to Petra for your two night stay at the MĂśvenpick Hotel. An unforgettable sight awaits as you visit the Treasury and chasms lit by candlelight. Meals: B.L

Meals: B.D

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Day 16

Amman > Wadi Rum

E  xtend your stay

At Bethany Beyond the Jordan see where Jesus was baptized then view the memorial to Moses at Mount Nebo. Travel north to your resort for the next two nights on the shores of the Dead Sea, the luxurious Hilton Dead Sea Resort & Spa. Meals: B.L

Day 20

Dead Sea

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Add an Abu Dhabi, Dubai or Israel stopover before or after your tour. See pages 56-57 for details.

5-star luxury inclusions:  maller group sizes with a maximum of 34 guests S 2 exclusive Scenic Enrich experiences 5 Scenic Sundowners events Your choice of 9 Scenic Freechoice activities 4 memorable Scenic Special Stays 44 meals – 20 breakfasts (B), 11 lunches (L) and 13 dinners (D) Fully escorted by a handpicked Scenic Tour Director, expert Egyptologist and knowledgeable local guides All internal flights Return airport transfers All tipping and gratuities

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Enjoy the facilities of your resort. Perhaps float in the hypersaline waters of the Dead Sea, while reading a book or the newspaper. Sundowners Join your Tour Director at the Sky Bar and toast the end of a wonderful journey. Meals: B.D

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Dead Sea > Amman Say farewell as you transfer to Amman airport. Meals: B

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Sanctuary Sun Boat III

Suite Luxury Cabin - Promenade Deck Presidential Suite Royal Suite

Twin share Add from

$150 $450 $600

Deposit per person (required within 7 days of booking): $1,000 All prices are per person, based on double occupancy and include taxes and charges. Cruise price based on Luxury Cabin Nile Deck. Single supplement price on application. For full terms and conditions please refer to pages 64 and 65.

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Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya S 0° 21’ E 36° 06’


CAPE TOWN TO CAIRO & JORDAN The Africa of your imagination exists. A place where elephants lumber, lions roam and cheetahs prowl. — Coupled with the ancient wonders of Egypt and Jordan, you’ll embark on a journey that is soul-soaring, heart-lifting and unforgettable. From Africa’s southern tip and Cape Town’s Table Mountain, to Victoria Falls and Kenya’s soaring peaks; from the animal kingdom in the world-famous Masai Mara to the ancient wonders along Egypt’s mighty Nile and the otherworldly desert landscapes of Jordan, your dream adventure awaits.


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Cape Town to Cairo & Jordan 34/43 Day Tour & Cruise

Cape Town > Amman

Embark on the journey of a lifetime If you close your eyes and picture Africa, Egypt or Jordan, chances are you’ve conjured up one of the standout attractions in this itinerary. We’ve combined the highlights of these remarkable places in one complete, wonder-filled package. First, you’ll immerse yourself in Africa, from the emerald-green hills of Cape Town and majestic Victoria Falls, to tree-climbing lions in Tanzania. Next, you’ll discover Egypt and Jordan, swapping lush greens for golden sands, rose-red canyons and ancient wonders. Along the way, your journey will be peppered with unique experiences you won’t find anywhere else.

Amman Lake Nakuru National 2 Park

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Kenya

Dead Sea 2 Aqaba 2

Giza 2

Masai Mara National Reserve

Tarangire National Park

Nile

Kom Ombo

Tanzania

Chobe National Park

4 Cruise

Aswan 1

Victoria Falls 3

Zimbabwe

Abu Simbel

Blyde River Canyon

Botswana Johannesburg 1

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Red Sea

1 Luxor

Amboseli 2 National Park

Cape Town

1 Wadi Rum

2 Cairo

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Ngorongoro National Park 2

Jordan 2 Petra

Egypt 2 Nairobi

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Cheetahs, Masai Mara, Kenya

3 Thornybush Game Reserve (Kruger NP)

South Africa River cruise

1 Overnight stay

Included flight

Land

Scenic Freechoice activity Join your Maasai guide for a walking safari of the northern Masai Mara, and enjoy close encounters with wildlife in the most remarkable of regions.

Thornybush Private Game Lodge, South Africa


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Your journey day by day

Lion cub

Day

Destination

Highlights

1

Cape Town (South Africa)

Welcome dinner

2

Cape Town

Table Mountain gondola Scenic Freechoice

3

Cape Town

Cape Point, Penguin colony

4

Cape Town > Thornybush

Flight to Thornybush Scenic Sundowners

5-6

Thornybush Game Reserve

Game drives Scenic Enrich – Dine in the bush

7

Panorama Route > Johannesburg Blyde River Canyon

8

Johannesburg > Victoria Falls

9

Chobe National Park (Botswana) River cruise and game drive

10

Victoria Falls

Scenic Enrich – Meet the people

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Victoria Falls > Nairobi

Flight to Nairobi

12

Nairobi > Tarangire N. P.

Drive to Tarangire N. P.

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Tarangire N. P.

Game drive Scenic Enrich – Traditional dance

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Tarangire N.P. > Ngorongoro

Drive to ‘Africa’s Eden’

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Ngorongoro Crater

Game drive

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Ngorongoro > Amboseli N.R.

Mount Kilimanjaro, Game drive

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Amboseli National Reserve

Scenic Sundowners

Victoria Falls National Park Scenic Sundowners cruise

18-19 Lake Nakuru National Park

Game drive Scenic Enrich – Orphanage

20-22 Masai Mara National Reserve

Game drives, Scenic Enrich – Maasai village Scenic Freechoice

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Masai Mara N.R. > Nairobi

Scenic Enrich – Bush breakfast Flight over the Masai Mara

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Nairobi > Cairo (Egypt) > Giza

Scenic Sundowners

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Giza

Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx

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Giza > Luxor

Luxor Museum

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Luxor > Nile Cruise

Valley of the Kings and Karnak Temple

28-30 Nile Cruise

Nile temples visits

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Nile Cruise > Aswan

Scenic Enrich – The Terrace dinner

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Aswan > Cairo

Temples of Abu Simbel

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Cairo

Egyptian Museum and Mummies Room; Scenic Freechoice

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Cairo > Amman (Jordan)

Fly to Amman

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Amman

Jerash

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Amman > Petra

Royal Jordanian Automobile Museum Madaba mosaics and Mount Nebo

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Petra

The amazing Treasury

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Petra > Wadi Rum

Desert Jeep safari

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Wadi Rum > Aqaba

The Red Sea

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Aqaba

Scenic Freechoice Aqaba

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Aqaba > Dead Sea

Intriguing desert landscapes

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Dead Sea

Floating in the Dead Sea

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Dead Sea > Amman

Farewell

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Cape Town to Cairo & Jordan 34/43 Day Itinerary Cape Town > Amman Blue Train extension

Sundowners At the end of your afternoon game drive, partake in one of the most enjoyable of safari traditions – Sundowner drinks. Meals: B.D

Meals: B.D

Day 05 Commence this once-in-alifetime experience with a 3 Day Blue Train extension. See page 57 for details.

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Welcome to Cape Town. Your journey into wonder begins with a three night Special Stay at the Table Bay Hotel. Meals: D

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Cape Town

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Specially adapted Land Rovers are able to game drive without restriction, to track the ‘Big Five’ – lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo. Enrich Dine in the bush under a starlit sky with the sounds of African wildlife close by. Meals: B.L.D

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Ascend Table Mountain by rotating gondola for stunning 360 degree views. Freechoice: Sample South Africa’s finest vintages with a winelands tour. Alternatively, visit Robben Island, take a township tour, or a Harley Davidson ride. Meals: B

Thornybush Game Reserve (Kruger National Park) Today, you’ll get to encounter more of Africa’s wildlife on your morning and evening game drives. There is an opportunity for a walking safari with your game ranger. Meals: B.L.D

Day 03

Day 07

Cape Town Journey along the Atlantic coastline to Cape Point, stop at the Cape of Good Hope and visit Boulders Beach, home to an African penguin colony. Meals: B.L

Day 04

Cape Town > Thornybush Game Reserve (Kruger National Park)

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Fly to Hoedspruit and transfer to Thornybush Private Game Lodge, adjacent to Kruger National Park and home to Africa’s ‘Big Five’, where you’ll enjoy a three night Special Stay. Set off on your first game drive this afternoon.

Sundowners Be treated to a special Sundowners cruise down the Zambezi River and watch the teeming wildlife on the banks, drink in hand, just upstream from Victoria Falls.

Panorama Route > Johannesburg Travel the magnificent Panorama Route en route to Johannesburg and see the Blyde River Canyon – the third deepest in the world. You will stay at the stylish D’Oreale Grande Hotel.

Chobe National Park Enjoy a cruise on the Chobe River, home to vast herds of elephants and buffalo as well as a game drive along the shoreline. Meals: B.L

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Enrich Visit a typical Zimbabwean village to gain unique insights into traditional tribal life. Get up close and personal during your visit to an elephant sanctuary. Witness the power of Victoria Falls from the Zimbabwean side. Enjoy dinner in the beautiful Livingstone Restaurant. Meals: B.L.D

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Johannesburg > Victoria Falls

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Board your flight to Victoria Falls and marvel at the world’s largest sheet of falling water. Check into the Victoria Falls Hotel for a three night Special Stay.

Drive to magical Tanzania and spend two nights at the luxurious Sopa Lodge in Tarangire National Park.

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Take an early morning game drive in search of Tarangire’s famous tree-climbing lions. Enrich Enjoy a traditional dance by a local tribe within the lodge grounds. Meals: B.L.D

Day 14

Tarangire National Park > Ngorongoro Crater Travel to Ngorongoro Crater, ‘Africa’s Eden’, for a two night stay at Sopa Lodge, on the crater’s rim. Meals: B.L.D

Day 15

Ngorongoro Crater Witness sunrise over the crater before an extended game drive along the crater floor, reputed to contain the largest number of predators. Meals: B.L.D

Day 16

Ngorongoro Crater > Amboseli National Reserve

Meals: B

Day 08

Nairobi > Tarangire National Park

Meals: B.L.D

Day 09

Day 10

Day 12

This morning enjoy an optional helicopter flight over Victoria Falls for magnificent panoramic views. (Additional cost, please book on tour.) Fly to Nairobi and transfer to the elegant Serena Hotel. Meals: B.D

Gaze at Mount Kilimanjaro, as you travel across the dry plains of Amboseli National Reserve. Ol Tukai Lodge, your home for two nights, sits beside a major elephant trail with views of the mountain. Meals: B.L.D

Day 17

Amboseli National Reserve

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Go in search of wildlife on morning and afternoon game drives.


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Sundowners Climb to the top of Observation Hill and gaze at the sunset views over Amboseli National Reserve, drink in hand. Meals: B.L.D

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Masai Mara Reserve

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 Hot air balloon flight

Day 18

Amboseli National Reserve > Lake Nakuru National Park Journey north into the heart of Kenya to Lake Nakuru. You’ll enjoy a two night stay at Lion Hill Lodge, overlooking the lake. Meals: B.L.D

Day 19

Lake Nakuru National Park

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Experiencing the savannah at dawn from a hot air balloon is a once-in-a-lifetime moment. (Additional cost, please book on tour.) Freechoice: Join your Maasai guide for a walk in the savannah of the northern Masai Mara. Alternatively, join an African cooking class.

The shallow alkaline lake near the town of Nakuru is home to Meals: B.L.D vast bird populations. Day 23 Enrich Masai Mara > Visit the Lake Nakuru Orphanage center, established Nairobi by an Australian family, and Enrich draw a little closer to Africa Enjoy an exclusive farewell and its wonderful people. bush breakfast out on the Meals: B.L.D open plains of the Masai Mara amongst the wildlife. Day 20 Board your light aircraft for a Masai Mara Reserve scenic flight over the reserve The Masai Mara is home to Nairobi for an overnight to 95 species of animals. stay at the Four Points by Enjoy a three night stay inside Sheraton Nairobi Airport. the reserve at the Sarova Meals: B Mara Camp.

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Day 21

Nairobi > Giza (Cairo)

Masai Mara Reserve

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Game drives through the Masai Mara encompass all types of animals, from lions, cheetahs, and leopards, to vast herds of zebras and antelopes. Enrich Visit a traditional Maasai village and learn about this complex and proudly independent culture. Meals: B.L.D

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

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Bid farewell to Southern Africa as you fly from Nairobi to Cairo. At Giza enjoy a two night Special Stay at the iconic Marriott Mena House Hotel, where you’ll be able to soak up the magnificent view of the Great Pyramids right from your balcony. Sundowners Enjoy drinks and canapés as the sun sets over the Pyramids. Meals: B.D

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Cape Town to Cairo & Jordan 34/43 Day Itinerary Cape Town > Amman Day 25

Giza Be awed by the magnitude of the Great Pyramids and visit the Solar Boat Museum, housing the restored cedar wood barge dating back to 2500 BC before marveling at the 65 foot limestone monolith of the Sphinx. This evening watch the laser light display and show at the Pyramids. Meals: B.L

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Fly to Luxor for a Special Stay at the Sofitel Winter Palace. Visit Luxor Museum followed by a walk through the colorful local markets. Meals: B.L.D

Day 27

Luxor > Nile Cruise

Late afternoon tour the vast open-air temple complex of Karnak and be awed by the enormity of the pillars as you explore the Hypostyle Hall. Sundowners Raise your glass and toast the start of your cruise with drinks and canapés. Meals: B.L.D

Day 28

Nile Cruise Catch a glimpse of daily life along the Nile as you cruise to Dendera. Marvel at the vibrant colors of the hieroglyphics adorning the roof of Hathor’s temple before returning to Luxor and visiting the impressive Luxor temple. Tonight delight in the colors of the whirling dervishes and the mesmerizing moves of a belly dancer. Meals: B.L.D

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Choose to add an optional hot air balloon flight for a fascinating bird’s-eye view of the ancient sites. (Additional cost, please book on tour.) Cross to the West Bank of the Nile and be astounded by the well-preserved, hieroglyphics adorning the tombs in the Valley of the Kings. See the impressive monument to Queen Hatshepsut, then admire the temple of Ramses III. Return to Luxor and embark your private charter on board the boutique Sanctuary Sun Boat III and settle into your elegantly appointed cabin.

Day 29

Nile Cruise Cruise south where villages and majestic temples line the banks of the Nile against the backdrop of the desert. This afternoon explore Kom Ombo temple, perched high on the east bank. A fun night awaits on board with a lively Galabeyya party with Egyptian delicacies, music and dancing. Meals: B.L.D

Day 30

Nile Cruise Cruise south to reach charming Aswan, the home of the Nubian people. Explore the Osiris temple complex of Philae, then visit the stone quarries to learn about ancient carving techniques and see the enormous unfinished obelisk. Savor your last moments on board and take a felucca cruise on the Nile. Tonight join the Captain and crew for a farewell Gala Dinner. Meals: B.L.D

Day 31

Day 34

Nile Cruise > Aswan

Cairo > Amman

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Freechoice: Visit a traditional Nubian village or take a motorboat to the upper reaches of the Nile. Alternatively, discover the vibrant botanical gardens. Be ensconced in luxury during your Special Stay at the Sofitel Legend Old Cataract. Enrich Watch the sun set and picture yourself as Agatha Christie, pen in hand, as you sample delicious Mediterranean cuisine during a private dinner at The Terrace. Meals: B.L.D

Day 32

Aswan > Cairo Fly to Abu Simbel and visit one of Egypt’s most magnificent monuments, the enormous World Heritage-listed temples of Ramses II and his wife Nefertari, rescued from the rising waters of the Aswan Dam. Later, fly to the bustling city of Cairo for your two night stay at the elegant St. Regis Cairo. Meals: B.L

Day 33

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Discover the priceless antiquities in the Egyptian Museum including artifacts from Tutankhamun’s tomb and the collection of Royal Mummies. Freechoice: Discover Islamic Cairo or explore Old Cairo. Alternatively, visit the ancient site of Saqqara. This evening join your Tour Director for a farewell to Egypt dinner. Meals: B.D

Fly to Amman, the capital of the Kingdom of Jordan, for two nights at the Fairmont Amman. Tonight join your Jordanian Tour Director for a dinner of local delicacies. Meals: B.D

Guests on the 34 Day Cape Town to Cairo tour (Tour code: ZCTC) depart today and transfer to Cairo airport after breakfast.

Day 35

Amman Discover the ancient Roman city of Jerash as you explore the impressive ruins and witness an exciting reenactment of a Roman chariot race in the hippodrome. Meals: B.L

Day 36

Amman > Petra During a private visit to the Royal Automobile Museum you will be captivated by the extensive private collection of the Royal Family. At Bethany Beyond the Jordan see where Jesus was baptized and view the memorial to Moses at Mount Nebo. At Madaba discover the famous mosaic map of the Holy Land then continue to the rose red city of Petra for your two night stay at the Mövenpick Hotel. An unforgettable sight awaits as you visit the Treasury and chasms lit by candlelight. Meals: B.L

Day 37

Petra This magnificent World Heritage-listed city is the legacy of the Nabataeans, who settled in southern Jordan more than 2,000 years ago. The impressive eastern entrance leads through a brilliantly colored narrow gorge to the imposing Treasury, over 131 feet high. Meals: B.D


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Kom Ombo Temple, Egypt

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Day 41

Petra > Wadi Rum

Aqaba > Dead Sea

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Travel in the footsteps of Lawrence of Arabia as you discover the dramatic desert landscapes of Wadi Rum and be awed by the vistas of ancient valleys and towering weathered sandstone mountains. You will feel like you have stepped onto the moon during your Special Stay in the luxurious Martian tents of the Sun Camp. Sundowners Witness the dramatic colors of the desert at sunset over a refreshing drink. Meals: B.L.D

Day 39

Wadi Rum > Aqaba

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Day 40

Aqaba

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Freechoice: Cruise and snorkel the Red Sea or choose a relaxing Spa treatment. The afternoon is at leisure to enjoy the facilities of your luxury resort. Meals: B

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Day 42

Dead Sea

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Enjoy the facilities of your resort including direct access to the sea and allow the staff to slather you in the therapeutic mud before floating in the hypersaline waters of the Dead Sea. Sundowners Join your Tour Director at the Sky Bar and toast the end of a wonderful journey. Meals: B.D

5-star luxury inclusions:

 maller group sizes with a maximum of 36 guests S 7 exclusive Scenic Enrich experiences 6 Scenic Sundowners events Your choice of 14 Scenic Freechoice activities 8 memorable Scenic Special Stays Private concession game reserves 101 meals – 42 breakfasts (B), 28 lunches and 31 dinners (D) Fully escorted by handpicked Scenic Tour Directors, expert Egyptologists, local guides and safari guides All internal flights Porterage throughout Return airport transfers All tipping and gratuities

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34 Day Cape Town > Cairo 2019 Aug 21 Sept 04 18

From $23,795 $23,795

2020 Feb 12 Mar 04

43 Day Cape Town > Amman

Day 43

Dead Sea Transfer to Amman airport taking wonderful memories with you. Meals: B

E  xtend your stay

2019 Aug 21 Sept 04 Sept 18

From $28,695 $28,695 $29,295

Tour code: ZCTC From $25,095 $25,095

Tour code: ZCTJ 2020 Feb 12 Mar 04

From $30,595 $30,595

Cabin Upgrades Suite Luxury Cabin - Promenade Deck Presidential Suite Royal Suite

Twin share Add from

$200 $600 $800

Deposit per person (required within 7 days of booking): $1,000

Add an Abu Dhabi, Dubai or Israel stopover before or after your tour. See pages 56-57 for details.

All prices are per person, twin share and include taxes and charges. Cruise price based on a Luxury Cabin - Nile Deck. Single Supplement price on application. For full terms and conditions please refer to pages 64 and 65.

To find out more visit scenicusa.com, contact your Travel Professional or call 1 833 777 9082


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SCENIC CITY STAYS & EXTENSIONS Extend your stay and add a new perspective to your holiday. — Scenic city stays and extensions are the perfect complement to your journey. Marvel at the opulence of Dubai and Abu Dhabi, discover the origins of faith in Israel or take a luxurious sojourn into South Africa’s colonial past on board the iconic Blue Train.


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Abu Dhabi

Dubai A  ‘Empty Quarter’

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4 Day City Stay

Dubai

A

Day 01

Day 03

Day 01

Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi

Dubai

Welcome to Abu Dhabi. A world of wonder awaits as you start your journey with a three night stay Sheraton Abu Dhabi or Park Hyatt Hotel.

Enjoy the magnificent and awe-inspiring golden dunes of the world-famous, legendary ‘Rub Al Khali’, widely known as the ‘Empty Quarter’, and the largest desert in the Arabian Peninsula. Enjoy lunch before leaving the peace of the desert and returning to the hustle of the city.

Welcome to Dubai. A world of wonder awaits as you start your journey with a three night stay at Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach or Hotel Sofitel Dubai Downtown.

Day 02

Abu Dhabi Spend a perfect day in the capital of the United Arab Emirates and discover how this majestic Emirati city artfully blends the ancient past with the modern present. From one of the world’s largest mosques to the mesmerizing and trendy Corniche, there is a lot to take in within this fascinating historic emirate.

A Dubai

Meals: B.L

Day 04

Abu Dhabi Bid farewell as you transfer to Abu Dhabi airport with wonderful memories. Meals: B

Day 02

Dubai This morning explore the old and new faces of Dubai with your local guide. See the famous Burj al Arab, visit Al Fahidi Fort and the Dubai Museum. Ride the Abra (water-taxi) across the creek and wander through the world famous gold and spice souks. Later, ride the high speed elevators 124 floors up the tallest tower in the

Meals: B

2019/2020 Departure Dates

world, the magnificent Burj Khalifa. Visit ‘At the Top’ and marvel at the unobstructed 360 degree view over the city, the desert and the Arabian Gulf. Meals: B

Day 03

Dubai A full day at leisure to explore Dubai at your own pace. Late afternoon take an exciting Desert Dune Safari and enjoy an Arabian style barbeque. Meals: B.D

Day 04

Dubai Bid farewell as you transfer to Dubai airport with wonderful memories. Meals: B

2019/2020 Departure Dates Double from

Double from

Sheraton Abu Dhabi

$845 per person

Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach

$1,075 per person

Park Hyatt Hotel

1,070 per person

Hotel Sofitel Dubai Downtown

$1,165 per person

All prices are per person and include taxes and charges. Seasonal surcharges may apply. This is an independent, non-escorted extension. For full terms and conditions please refer to pages 64 and 65. Single supplement price upon request.

All prices are per person and include taxes and charges. Seasonal surcharges may apply. This is an independent, non-escorted extension. For full terms and conditions please refer to pages 64 and 65. Single supplement price upon request.


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Blue Train Amman > Amman

A  Dome of the Rock

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Day 01

Amman > Jerusalem Travel from Amman and cross the border from Jordan to Israel. Continue to Jericho, located 846 feet below sea level, for a visit to the Mount and Monastery of Temptation, built on top of the cave where Jesus was believed to have fasted for 40 days and 40 nights. Next you’ll visit the village of Bethlehem, the birthplace of King David and Jesus of Nazareth, before arriving in the ancient city of Jerusalem for a two night stay at the American Colony Hotel or similar, located in the heart of the Old City center.

Day 02

Johannesburg > Cape Town

A  Blue Train

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a behind the scenes tour of the Wailing (Western) Wall tunnels, walk along the Via Dolorosa (Stations of the Cross) and visit the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Enjoy lunch in the Christian Quarter before walking along the Cardo, the main street of the Roman and Byzantine eras. Meals: B.L.D

Day 03

Jerusalem > Amman Venture to the Garden of Gethsemane at the foot of the Mount of Olives and visit the tomb regarded as the burial place of Mary, the Mother of Jesus. Return to Amman for an overnight stay at the Fairmont Amman.

Jerusalem

Meals: B

Explore the World Heritagelisted Old City of Jerusalem, including Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock. Take

Day 04

Day 01

Johannesburg > Pretoria > Blue Train Welcome to Johannesburg. You’ll be transferred to Pretoria Train Station and enjoy pre-departure snacks and drinks before boarding the 5-star Blue Train, which offers the ultimate in luxury, personalized service. Meals: D

Day 02

Blue Train The journey between Pretoria and Cape Town takes you through some of the most breathtaking scenery. Relax in the comfort of your suite, the lounge or the observation cars for panoramic views.

Arrive at Kimberley Station and tour the Kimberley Open Mine Museum before returning to the train in time for lunch. Later in the afternoon high tea is served before pre-dinner drinks and a sumptuous dinner where dressing up is still a tradition. Meals: B.L.D

Day 03

Blue Train > Cape Town Travel through the Cape wine region before arriving in Cape Town. You’ll be transferred to the Table Bay Hotel where you will meet your Scenic Tour Director this evening for a welcome briefing. Meals: B

Amman Transfer to Amman airport. Meals: B

2019 Departure Dates

2019/2020 Departure Dates American Colony Hotel or similar

3 Day Extension

Tour code: BLUE Double from

Double from

01 Jan - 31 Aug

$1,600 per person

$2,660 per person

01 Sep - 15 Nov

$1,900 per person

Deposit per person (required within 7 days of booking): $500

Deposit per person (required within 7 days of booking): $500

All prices are per person and include taxes and charges. For full terms and conditions please refer to pages 64 and 65. This is an independent, non-escorted extension, which has to be booked in conjunction with a tour in this brochure. Single supplement price upon request.

All prices are per person and include taxes and charges. For full terms and conditions please refer to pages 64 and 65. This is an independent, non-escorted extension.

To find out more visit scenicusa.com, contact your Travel Professional or call 1 833 777 9082


TOUR & CRUISE INFORMATION This section provides you with further information about your Scenic experience, including: — all the particulars about our Scenic Club, details on the fine hotels we stay in, as well as a comprehensive list of Scenic Freechoice activities. If you wish to know anything else, feel free to contact us on 1 833 777 9082 or via scenicusa.com and we’ll be happy to help. We’re confident that you won’t want for anything, but rest assured, if you do, your Scenic crew will be on hand to assist, day or night.


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Membership

Scenic Club

Be rewarded for doing what you enjoy most – creating beautiful memories with Scenic. At Scenic, a little loyalty goes a long way, and a lot goes even further. With our portfolio of land touring, river cruising and ocean cruising product we realize that while guests’ journeys may be similar, they should be rewarded differently. So you will not only be recognized for traveling with us, but also for your spend. Guests will receive a minimum of 100 Scenic Status Points for each paid tour day completed, for tours of seven paid days or more. And in selected circumstances, guests who spend more will be rewarded with incremental Scenic Status Points – so the more you spend, the greater the rewards and the recognition.

Scenic Land Journeys

Our world wide portfolio of land journeys will be rewarded equally. For journeys of seven days or more guests will receive 100 Scenic Status Points for each paid tour day.§

Scenic River Cruising

Guests traveling on a Europe, France, Portugal, Russia or South East Asia river cruise of seven days or more, owned and operated by Scenic, will be rewarded with a minimum of 140 Scenic Status Points for each paid tour day, plus incremental Scenic Status Points depending on the deck traveled and suite category booked.§

Scenic Ocean Cruising

Scenic Eclipse is our 6-star ocean cruising experience, so guests will be rewarded with a generous minimum of 150 Scenic Status Points for each paid tour day, plus incremental Scenic Status Points depending on the deck traveled and suite category booked.§

Scenic Deposit Protection Plan Add a Scenic Deposit Protection Plan for added peace of mind. See pages 138 and 139 for full terms and conditions.

*Conditions apply. For the most up-to-date details of member benefits and Terms and Conditions, please visit our website. §Cruises that are not fully owned and operated by Scenic or fully chartered by Scenic will earn 100 Scenic Status Points for each paid tour day, irrespective of the cabin category traveled. +Receive a $200 Thank You voucher ($300 for Emerald members) when completing one trip or a $400 Thank You voucher ($600 for Emerald members) when completing two or more trips of 7 paid tour days or more in the same itinerary. You’ll also receive one Welcome voucher when completing one trip or two Welcome vouchers when completing two or more trips of 7 paid tour days or more in the same itinerary. ^To receive this benefit please advise your booking agent that you’re taking up this Scenic Club offer and it must be organized well in advance of your departure and be issued as part of your pre-travel documentation. This offer is subject to availability and the ability to do so within local regulations or operational requirements. ‡Helicopter and submarine excursions at additional cost. †The 20 days required to qualify for this benefit can be made up of the total paid days for travel, so can include paid add-on days, such as stopovers, tour extensions and/or back-to-back tours. Hotels available for this benefit are subject to change. **Limits and restrictions may apply according to the destinations. ~Subject to availability when sailing on a Scenic Space-Ship. Menus may not vary for the duration of your cruise. From 2019 this benefit will apply to river cruises of 8 nights or longer. #When sailing on a Scenic Space-Ship, Scenic Tsar and Scenic owned South East Asia river cruisers.


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Greater rewards

Membership benefits Scenic Gold

Scenic Platinum

Scenic Diamond

Scenic Emerald

Upon returning from your first trip you will automatically become a Scenic Club Gold member. Benefits include:

Earn 5,000 Scenic Status Points and be upgraded to Scenic Club Platinum. In addition to all the benefits of Gold, your Platinum benefits include:

Earn 10,000 Scenic Status Points and be upgraded to Scenic Club Diamond. In addition to all the benefits of Platinum, your Diamond benefits include:

Earn 25,000 Scenic Status Points and be upgraded to our highest membership level, Scenic Club Emerald. In addition to all the benefits of Diamond, your Emerald benefits include:

• A Scenic Club premium hardcase wheeled suitcase or a $100 pre-paid Visa card prior to each departure* which replaces the Scenic Club premium backpack • Scenic Club merchandise selection prior to every trip* • An extended distance allowance for the chauffeur-driven limousine service* • Exclusive Scenic Club Diamond offers

• A special Emerald designer lapel pin • A Scenic Club premium hardcase wheeled suitcase or a $100 pre-paid Visa card prior to each departure plus a Scenic Club premium backpack and merchandise selection* • A $300 Thank You voucher to be redeemed on your next cruise or tour+ • Refer a friend and they will receive a $150 savings voucher; You will receive a $200 referral credit+ • Upgraded hotel categories for pre or post tour accommodation when available • Emerald member only offers • A dedicated Scenic Emerald email address • Exclusive Scenic Club Emerald events

• A $200 Thank You voucher to be redeemed on your next cruise or tour+ • Refer a friend and they will receive a $100 savings voucher; You will receive a $200 referral credit+ • Choice of Scenic Club backpack or unisex satchel, which you’ll receive prior to every trip+ • A dedicated member’s help desk • Member only offers on selected itineraries • Priority on Pre-Release tours and cruises • Member competitions and events • The very latest news and information from Scenic

• Limousine transfers before and after you travel*^ Alternatively, you can enjoy a complimentary night’s hotel stay if the limousine service is not available at your location or a $50 each way transfer credit^ • A complimentary pre or post night’s hotel stay for trips of 20 days or more^† • Scenic Club premium backpack and merchandise selection prior to every trip* • Exclusive Scenic Club Platinum offers • Access to exclusive memberonly itineraries

Scenic Eclipse • Complimentary one hour treatment per suite in the exclusive Spa Sanctuary • Complimentary laundry service** • Priority bookings for specialty restaurants, shore excursions, discovery excursions, helicopter and submarine bookings‡ • Priority embarkation and disembarkation at the beginning and end of your cruise

River Cruising • Multiple access to Table La Rive, Table d’Or, Portobellos or L’ Amour subject to availability~ • On board credit for use in the wellness center# • Unlimited laundry and pressing on cruises# • A Welcome Home gift after every Scenic trip of 20 days or more† Scenic Eclipse • Roundtrip airport or hotel transfers and first priority embarkation and disembarkation at the beginning and end of your cruise

CONNECT WITH US Connect with us and your fellow travelers. Share your stories and photos via Facebook @ScenicCruisesUS, Twitter @Scenic_US, Instagram @scenicusa and subscribe to YouTube ScenicUS. We regularly post information and updates about our vast choice of destinations and experiences, so it’s also a great way to keep in touch with the latest news at Scenic.

For more information visit scenicusa.com/scenic-club To find out more visit scenicusa.com, contact your Travel Professional or call 1 833 777 9082


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Accommodation

Special Stays

A B C D E

Marriott Mena House Hotel, Giza, Egypt Table Bay, Cape Town, South Africa Sun City Camp, Wadi Rum, Jordan Kempinski Hotel Soma Bay, Red Sea, Egypt Sofitel Winter Palace, Luxor, Egypt

With our range of Scenic Special Stays you will find yourself staying in hotels that are simply unlike any others – iconic properties remarkable for their location, character and heritage. Look for the Special Stays symbol on your itinerary indicating the locations of these outstanding properties. A

B

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Location

Description

Location

Description

Giza, Egypt

Marriott Mena House Hotel Nestled in the shadows of the Great Pyramids of Giza, Mena House Hotel offers magnificent views from the comfort of your Premier Pyramid View Room. The luxurious interiors feature exquisite antiques, handcrafted furniture and original works of art.

Wadi Rum, Jordan

Sun City Camp Sleep under starry desert skies in air-conditioned ‘Martian’ geodomes, a haven of luxury with private ensuite and clear viewing panels, your window to the desert.

Aqaba, Jordan

Kempinski Hotel Aqaba Red Sea This luxurious Aqaba hotel is situated on the white sandy beach of the Red Sea. The seaview rooms are bright and generous in both size and amenities.

Cape Town, South Africa

Table Bay Hotel The sophisticated Table Bay Hotel offers the ultimate in 5-star luxury accommodation. It is conveniently located at the V&A Waterfront, within easy reach of Cape Town's most iconic attractions.

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

The Victoria Falls Hotel One of the world's legendary luxury hotels, The Victoria Falls Hotel commands a prime location overlooking the famous falls. The Edwardian-style hotel, built in 1904, has been splendidly redecorated to combine its traditional majesty with modern sophistication.

Luxor, Egypt

Aswan, Egypt

Red Sea, Egypt

Sofitel Winter Palace Built in 1886 by British explorers, the opulent Sofitel Winter Palace is perched on the Nile River. Once a winter retreat for the Egyptian royal family, Agatha Christie wrote her famed novel Death on the Nile here. Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Rising grandly from a pink granite shelf at the edge of the Nubian Desert, this stylish property features sophisticated interiors, Moorish arches, Persian carpets and handcarved furnishings. Kempinski Hotel Soma Bay This luxurious retreat on the shores of the Red Sea is designed in the style of ancient Moorish fortresses with a landscape of gardens, pools, lagoons, waterfalls.

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St. Regis Cairo, Egypt Fairmont Amman, Jordan Michelangelo Hotel, Johannesburg, South Africa Hilton Dead Sea Resort & Spa, Jordan Table Bay Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa

Scenic Accommodation is all about luxury. We stay in the finest hotels in each of the locations we visit. Your hotel will always be central, often historic and without exception, luxurious so you can rest easy, wherever you are on your Scenic journey. A

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Location

Description

Giza, Egypt

Marriott Mena House Hotel This iconic hotel is located within 40 acres of verdant gardens, in the shadow of the Great Pyramids of Giza. Enjoy unparalleled views from your elegant Premier Pyramid View Room, equipped with modern amenities. From $120

Cairo, Egypt

St. Regis Cairo This newly-built 39-story tower reflects Cairo's local heritage in outstanding views of the river and authentic Old Cairo. Uncompromising standards combine with thoughtfully curated amenities and signature butler services. From $135

Amman, Jordan

Fairmont Amman The Fairmont Amman is a modern urban oasis. The elegantly appointed guest rooms with unparalleled views of the Amman hills are remarkably spacious and complete with premium amenities. From $160

Dead Sea, Jordan

Hilton Dead Sea Resort & Spa An upscale experience in a unique location. At the lowest point on earth, about 1312 feet below sea level, the hotel is set in the heart of the Jordan Valley, with direct access to the beach and the waters of the Dead Sea. From $135

Cape Town, South Africa

Table Bay Hotel Occupying one of the most desired locations in Cape Town on the water's edge, with views of both Table Mountain and the ocean, the Table Bay Hotel has a central location to the city's major attractions and activities. From $205

Johannesburg, South Africa

Michelangelo Hotel Situated in stylish Sandton, Johannesburg’s trendy shopping district, this splendid Renaissance architecture hotel offers outstanding facilities in a stylish and elegant setting with easy access to the finest shops and restaurants. From $180

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All prices are subject to availability, are ‘from’ per person, twin share and include breakfast, transfers and taxes. Rates vary based on seasonality and surcharges may apply during certain periods, which you’ll be advised of at time of booking. Please enquire for Single room prices.


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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. You will be bound by the current version of the Conditions at the time You make Your Booking. 1.7 If Your Tour includes a Cruise, Your transportation on any river cruise vessel during Your Tour, will also be subject to the terms and conditions of the Operator of the vessel (“Operator Conditions”). Although the Operator may be related to Us, it is a separate legal entity and business and You will enter a separate contract (based on the Operator Conditions) with each Operator. The Operator Conditions are published on Our Website and are also available on request by contacting one of our team at the Customer Service Contact Address. It is important that You read the Operator Conditions carefully to ensure that You understand Your rights and obligations under them. You confirm Your understanding and acceptance of the Operator Conditions by paying Your Booking Deposit or otherwise paying any part of the price of Your Tour to Us. 1.8 All travel involves risks. We strongly recommend You take out comprehensive travel insurance with a reputable insurance company to cover You against risks associated with Your Tour including cover for loss of luggage, medical expenses and costs and expenses incurred due to cancellations, delays or other disruptions. 2. Meaning of Words In these Conditions, the following words and expressions have the following meanings: (a) “Booking” means the booking You have made with Us for the Tour. (b) “Booking Deposit” means a booking deposit in an amount which We have notified You before You make Your Booking; (c) “Cruise” means a cruise constituting or forming part of Your Tour; (d) “Cruise Conditions” means the Operator’s conditions of carriage for a river cruise vessel, which are available on our Website and otherwise on request to Us. (e) “Cruise Director” means any person designated by Us as the cruise director for any Cruise. (f) “Customer Service Contact Address” means the details for contacting Us set out in clause 13.1 of the Conditions. (g) “Deposit Protection Plan” means Our deposit protection plan as set out on Our Website. (h) “Destination Specific Terms” means terms and conditions specific to a particular Tour, as published in the Tour Brochure or on Our Website for the relevant Tour, or, where applicable, set out in clause 14 of these Conditions. (i) “Force Majeure Event” means any act of God, war, terrorism, fire, flood or any other extreme weather conditions, loss of power, epidemics or pandemics, industrial disputes, slow-downs or other strike activities, riots or civil disturbances, acts of government, semi government or other authorities, inability to obtain any necessary licence or consent and delays caused by sub-contractors, suppliers or other third parties (including telecommunications carriers), material shortages or other disruption to the Tour beyond Our control. (j) “Guest Contact Details” means Your contact details which You have provided to Us at the time of making Your Booking, as amended by any written notice You may provide to Us from time to time in accordance with clause 13.4 of these Conditions. (k) “Itinerary” means the Itinerary for Your Tour issued by Us, subject to any amendments made by Us from time to time in accordance with the Contract. (l) “Operator” means the owner or operator of a river cruise vessel, who is a separate legal entity and business, whether or not related to Us. (m) “Personal Information” means information about You and any other person for whom You make a Booking, including Your name, address, phone number and other contact details, details of Your next of kin, Your passport number, credit or debit card details, and information about Your health, medical needs, dietary requirements and any disabilities or other special requirements. (n) “Service Provider” means any independent contractor engaged by Us to provide a Tour or any part of a Tour, and includes an Operator. (o) “Tour” means a tour or journey package offered or provided by Us. (p) “Tour Brochure” means the brochure for Your Tour published by Us in hard copy or electronically and includes any amendments notified on Our Website from time to time. (q) “Tour Departure Date” means the scheduled departure date for the Tour set out in Your Itinerary. (r) “Tour Director” means any person designated by Us as the tour director for Your Tour. (s) “Tour Price” means the total amount payable by You for the Tour. It includes the Booking Deposit. (t) “Validity Period” means in respect of a Tour Brochure, the validity period stated in that brochure. (u) “Website” means Scenic’s website at www.scenicusa.com. (v) “Your Tour” means the Tour You have booked with Us, as outlined in Your Itinerary 3. Booking and Payment 3.1 You may make a Booking directly with Us or through a travel agent. Your Booking will be confirmed only when We have received: (a) Your Booking Deposit; or (b) if Your Booking is made 90 days or less before the Tour Departure Date, the Tour Price and all other amounts payable under the Contract. 3.2 Except as indicated in clause 3.8, We will notify You of the Tour Price and provide You with Your Itinerary at the time of making Your Booking. 3.3 You must pay Your Booking Deposit within 3 days after making Your Booking. If We do not receive Your Booking Deposit within 3 days after You make Your Booking, We will automatically cancel Your Booking without further notice to You. 3.4 If You have made Your Booking through a travel agent, Your travel agent should forward Your Booking Deposit or Tour Price to Us on Your behalf. However, payments by You to Your travel agent are not considered to be payments by You to Us. We will consider payment has been received by Us only when We receive payment from Your travel agent. 3.5 Any accommodation, sightseeing or flights We book for You separately to those stated in Your Itinerary are not included in the Booking Deposit or Tour Price and You must pay both the deposit and full costs for such additional services separately to the Booking Deposit and Tour Price at the time which We notify You at or before You make Your Booking. Any requests for such additional services will not be processed until Your Booking Deposit is paid in full. 3.6 For some special offers, We may require payment of a further deposit before the balance of the Tour Price is due. We will notify You of any such requirement before You complete Your Booking and will confirm the payment details when we confirm Your Booking. You must make payment by the date notified by Us. 3.7 Except as required by law or in accordance with the Deposit Protection Plan, Booking Deposits are not refundable and are not transferable to other Tours 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 in accordance with clause 4.7(b) and any additional costs resulting from the change. Additional costs may include additional overnight accommodation required as a result of any change to Your flights. 3.11 You may cancel a Booking by sending Us written notice of cancellation at the Customer Service Contact Address. If You cancel a Booking You will be liable to pay a cancellation fee in accordance with clause 4.8. 3.12 A name change for a Guest or a change to the Tour Departure Date is considered a cancellation of the original Booking. 4. Prices, inclusions and fees 4.1 All Tour Prices are quoted in US Dollars. 4.2 If You pay Us by credit card, a surcharge will be added with the surcharge amount being advised at the time of payment. 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. 4.8 If You cancel Your Tour for any reason prior to Your Tour Departure Date (including by changing Your Tour Departure Date or the name of a Guest), You will be liable for the following cancellation fee: Days of notice prior to Cancellation charge (per person) Tour/journey commencement 90 days and over Loss of deposit 89 to 60 days 35% of Tour Price 59 to 31 days 50% of Tour Price 30 days and less 100% of Tour Price You may also be liable to pay cancellation fees to airlines and other third parties. 4.9 We may vary Your Tour Price at any time before You have paid the Tour Price in full to the extent necessary to meet any increase in the Tour costs for reasons outside Our control, including airfares, fuel, government taxes and charges, exchange rate fluctuations or other Tour related costs or tariffs. We will not vary the Tour Price after We have received the total Tour Price from You, regardless of any increases in the costs incurred by Us. We will notify You of any such variation using the Guest Contact Details. 4.10 You are responsible for and must pay for all costs and expenses incurred by You as a result of any change made by You to Your Itinerary after Your Tour Departure Date. This includes changes due to illness or other personal reasons. 5. Cancellation, delays and changes to Your Itinerary 5.1 Your Booking is conditional on Us receiving a minimum number of tour or cruise passenger bookings to operate the Tour and ensure an enjoyable group atmosphere. Where sufficient numbers cannot be achieved, We may cancel or delay a scheduled Tour or Tour Departure Date. 5.2 We will endeavour to make any decision to cancel or delay a Tour or Cruise, and to notify You of that decision, at least 60 days prior to the scheduled Tour Departure Date. 5.3 If We cancel a Tour, for whatever reason, before departure: (a) We will use reasonable endeavours to offer You the closest available tour or cruise departure. If the proposed alternative tour or cruise is: (i) cheaper than Your original Tour Price, We will refund the difference to You; or (ii) more expensive than Your original Tour Price, You must pay the difference to Us; (b) if You accept the proposed alternative tour or cruise, Your Itinerary will be amended accordingly and We will give You an updated Itinerary; (c) if You do not accept the proposed alternative tour or cruise within 7 days of being notified by Us of the alternative, We will cancel Your Booking, refund to You all monies paid directly to Us and will have no further liability to You; and (d) We are not liable for any third party costs You may incur, which We have not booked on Your behalf, for example airfares or other arrangements booked independently through or paid to a travel agent. 5.4 If We delay the departure of a Tour, for whatever reason, for more than 7 days, You may terminate this Contract and We will provide You with, at Your option, either: (a) a full refund of all amounts paid to Us; or (b) a credit towards future tours with Us which will be valid for 24 months from the date You notify Us of the termination of this Contract. 5.5 We will use reasonable endeavours to provide the Tour You have booked in accordance with Your Itinerary. However, due to the nature of travel, it may not always be possible for Us to adhere strictly to Your Itinerary and the Operator may need to make alterations to the Tour or Your Itinerary, before or after the commencement of the Tour. Where, due to circumstances outside the Operator’s control, We are unable to provide the Tour in accordance with Your Itinerary, We will use reasonable endeavours to: (a) give You reasonable notice of any alterations, but there may be circumstances beyond Our control in which alterations will be required with little, or no, advance notice; and (b) provide or arrange appropriate alternative activities, transport and accommodation as required. 5.6 The circumstances in which Your Itinerary or the Tour may be altered include: (a) high or low water levels in any river or canal; (b) lock closures, unscheduled vessel maintenance or other operational reasons; (c) road, river or weather conditions; (d) national or local holidays affecting the closure of public buildings or attractions; (e) Force Majeure Events; (f) emergency events, accidents, injuries or other incidents involving You or other passengers; and (g) any other event beyond Our control. 5.7 Alterations to Your Itinerary or the Tour may include:

(a) substitution of vessels for part or the whole of a Tour; (b) cabin changes on a vessel; (c) additional embarkations and disembarkations; (d) substitution of alternate transportation, including the use of motor coaches; (e) substitution of hotel accommodation for accommodation on a vessel; (f) alterations to arrival and departure times; (g) alterations to sightseeing activities; and (h) reductions or increases in the time spent at a location. 5.8 If We or the Operator substitute any vessel, motor coach or accommodation under this clause 5, We or they will use reasonable endeavours to provide You with a substitution of equivalent specification or quality, but some services and facilities may not be available for all substitute arrangements. 5.9 Any changes to Your Itinerary will be notified to You: (a) if prior to Your Tour Departure Date, by phone, email or post using the Guest Contact Details or via Your Travel Agent; or (b) if during Your Tour, personally by Your Cruise Director or Tour Director. 5.10 To the maximum extent permitted by law, You agree that We are not liable to You for, and You release Us from, any cost, claim, loss, damage or expense whatsoever arising either directly or indirectly in connection with any alteration to Your Itinerary or substitution carried out in accordance with this clause 5, including without limitation any: (a) claim for distress, disappointment or loss of enjoyment arising from the alteration; (b) additional personal expenses incurred by You, including for food, beverages and personal items; or (c) costs associated with any other travel arrangements affected by the changes, including any costs and expenses incurred by You for cancelling or changing those other arrangements or arising from a failure to meet a connection. 6. Your Tour obligations 6.1 For the comfort and safety of You and Your fellow passengers and other people, You must follow the Tour Director’s and Cruise Director’s instructions at all times. 6.2 If We, the 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 re-joining the Tour. 6.7 If You are unhappy with something that does or does not happen on Your Tour, You must first use all reasonable endeavours to negotiate with Us in good faith to settle the dispute before commencing proceedings in any court or tribunal. In the first instance You should raise Your concern with the Tour Director 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 5.6; (c) forces of nature; illness; flight schedule changes or cancellations; loss of luggage; epidemics or pandemics; political unrest; accidents; acts of terrorism or other criminal acts; changes to government visa or travel requirements; or (d) other circumstances beyond Our control. 7.2 You must make Your own enquiries regarding Your Tour, including being aware of any relevant government travel safety warnings. 8. Liability 8.1 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. 8.2 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. 8.3 To the maximum extent permitted by law, 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. 8.4 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. 8.5 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. 8.6 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. 8.7 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. 8.8 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


Terms and Conditions 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 Governing Law/Jurisdiction; Dispute Resolution; Waiver of Jury Trial. All disputes arising under or in any way related to this Contract, including the enforceability and interpretation of this Contract (each, a “Dispute”), shall be governed by the laws of the State of Nevada, without giving effect to its conflicts of laws rules or principles. Any Dispute shall be submitted for binding arbitration under the Commercial Arbitration Rules of the American Arbitration Association in an arbitration conducted in Las Vegas, Nevada USA. The Dispute will be resolved by a single arbitrator selected by the American Arbitration Association. There will be judicial review of the arbitrator’s decision if either side can show plain error in the application of the law or be able to show an abuse of discretion with respect to factual findings. The parties waive the right to rely upon any state or federal law or statute which creates an exception to enforcement of the requirement that all Disputes be resolved pursuant to arbitration as set forth in this paragraph. If the right to seek arbitration is for any reason waived by both parties, or if judicial review of any arbitration decision is sought, any action or legal proceeding to enforce any provision hereof, or based on any right arising out of, this Contract shall be brought exclusively in the state and federal courts having jurisdiction in and for Clark County, Nevada, and all of the parties hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of such courts and of the appropriate appellate courts in any such action or legal proceeding and waive any objection to venue or jurisdiction in connection therewith. In connection with any action or legal proceeding arising out of this Contract, the parties hereby specifically and knowingly waive any rights that either party might have to demand a jury trial. This paragraph shall survive any termination of the Contract. 10.3 Class Action Waiver. This contract provides for the exclusive resolution of disputes through individual legal action on guest’s own behalf instead of through any class action. Even if the applicable law provides otherwise, guest agrees that any arbitration or lawsuit against Scenic whatsoever shall be litigated by guest individually and not as a member of any class action or as part of a class action, and guest expressly agrees to waive any law entitling guest to participate in a class action. If guest’s claim is subject to arbitration under paragraph 16 below, the arbitrator shall have no authority to arbitrate claims on a class action basis. Guest agrees that this section shall not be severable under any circumstances from the arbitration clause set forth in paragraph 16 below, and if for any reason this class action waiver is unenforceable as to any particular claim, then and only then such claim shall not be subject to arbitration. 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/journey Brochure and these Conditions are valid for Tour/journey Departure Dates during the Validity Period unless otherwise indicated in Your Itinerary, and supersedes all previous brochures. 10.7 Recovery Fund for Consumers (a) CALIFORNIA. This transaction is covered by the California Travel Consumer Restitution Fund (TCRF) if the Seller of Travel was registered and participating in the TCRF at the time of sale and the passenger is located in California at the time of payment. Eligible passengers may file a claim with TCRF if the passenger is owed a refund of more than $50 for transportation or travel services which the seller of travel failed to forward to a proper provider or such money was not refunded to you when required. The maximum amount which may be paid by the TCRF to any one passenger is the total amount paid on behalf of the passenger to the Seller of Travel, not to exceed $15,000. A claim must be submitted to the TCRF within 12 months after the scheduled completion date of the travel. A claim must include sufficient documentation to prove your claim and a $35 processing fee. Claimants must agree to waive their right to other civil remedies against a registered participating Seller of Travel for matters arising out of a sale for which you file a TCRF claim. You may request a claim form by writing to: Travel Consumer Restitution Corporation; P.O. Box 6001; Larkspur, CA 94977-6001; or by visiting TCRC’s website at: www.tcrcinfo.org. (b) WASHINGTON. If transportation or other services are canceled by the Seller of Travel, all sums paid to the Seller of Travel for services not performed in accordance with the contract between the Seller of Travel and the purchaser will be refunded within thirty (30) days of receiving the funds from the vendor with whom the services were arranged, or if the funds were not sent to the vendor, the funds shall be returned within fourteen (14) days after cancellation by the Seller of Travel to the purchaser unless the purchaser requests the Seller of Travel to apply the money to another travel product and/or date. (c) NEVADA. RECOVERY FUND FOR CONSUMERS DAMAGED BY SELLERS OF TRAVEL. You may be eligible for payment from the Recovery Fund if you have paid money to a Seller of Travel registered in Nevada for the purchase of travel services or a vacation certificate and you have suffered certain financial damages as a result of the transaction. To obtain information relating to your rights under the Recovery Fund and the filing of a claim for recovery from the Recovery Fund, you may contact the Consumer Affairs Division of the Department of Business and Industry at the following locations: (d) SOUTHERN NEVADA: 1850 East Sahara Avenue, Suite 101, Las Vegas, Nevada 89104, Phone: (702) 486-7355, Fax: (702) 486-7371, e-mail: ncad@fyiconsumer.org (e) NORTHERN NEVADA: 4600 Kietzke Lane, Building B, Suite 113, Reno, Nevada 89502, Phone: (775) 688-1800, Fax: (775) 688-1803, e-mail: ncad@fyiconsumer.org 10.8 State Registrations (a) CALIFORNIA. Scenic Tours (USA), Inc. is registered with the State of California as a Seller of Travel, CST2113082-40 and is a participant in the Travel Consumer Restitution Fund which provides restitution in certain circumstances to guests who are residents of California. Registration as a seller of travel does not constitute approval by the State of California. California law requires certain sellers of travel to have a trust account or bond. This business has a trust account in the amount of $25,000. (b) FLORIDA. Scenic Tours (USA), Inc. is registered with the State of Florida as a Seller of Travel, Registration No. ST38992.its powers or functions. 10.9 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) while 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) 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”. (e) 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. (f) Noise, vibration and odor: While the Operators take reasonable steps to minimise noise, vibration and odors on the cruise vessels, You acknowledge and accept that some noise, vibration and intermittent odors 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 odor. (g) 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. (h) Medical Services: (i) River cruise ships do not carry a doctor on board (except in Russia), 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. (i) Currency and credit cards (i) All purchases on board a charge to Your shipboard account. The on-board currency on river cruises is the US dollars. (ii) Shipboard accounts may be paid by US dollars or credit card. (j) Internet Service: Internet facilities are available on board your ship 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 unfavorable terrain and other factors outside Our control. (iii) We do not guarantee the availability or quality of Internet connections or services. (k) All-inclusive beverages: If Your Tour includes an all-inclusive beverage package, the following provisions apply: (i) all standard beverages are included in the Tour Price while you are on board Scenic Spirit and Scenic Aura. This includes beer, wine, soft drinks and standard spirits. It also includes daily replenishment of the suite minibars. (ii) Selected items such as high-end spirits, including malt whiskey, French champagne and selected wines are not included in the package and may be available at an additional charge. (iii) Responsible service of alcohol is adhered to by all staff on board of all vessels and We reserve the right to refuse service. (iv) The all-inclusive beverages package does not apply to any third-party suppliers, including in the circumstances contemplated in clause 5.7. 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 trip personaliser on the Website; or (b) contacting Us at the Customer Service Contact Address. (iv) No refund will be given for unused transfers. Transfers cannot be routed to other pick-up points or destinations. (v) If You miss the pre-booked transfer You will be responsible for making Your own way to the Tour departure point, at Your own expense. (vi) Unless expressly stated in Your Itinerary, airport transfers may be group transfers scheduled to coincide with multiple flight arrival and departure times. Private transfers, including Royal Suites transfer are not available in all locations. Please enquire for further

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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 historic towns and cities can only be undertaken by walking tours as motorcoach access is not possible. Consequently, a reasonable level of fitness is required as the sightseeing tour may involve steps and extensive walking over uneven surfaces. (b) Mountain Excursions: Some tours include mountain excursions involving high altitudes. Please consult with Your doctor to ensure that You have an adequate level of fitness and are in good health before participating in these excursions. (c) Scenic Freechoice: All Scenic Freechoice activities and Scenic Freechoice Dining can be booked while on Tour with Your Cruise Director or Tour Director (unless otherwise stated) and are subject to availability, seasonal and operational factors. Some activities require a minimum or maximum number of participants to operate. (d) Scenic Enrich: It may not always be possible to offer every Scenic Enrich activity in the Tour Brochure on Your Tour. Wherever possible, suitable alternatives will be provided without liability to You. 12.3 Passenger Requirements (a) Special Diets:You must advise Us in writing of any and all special requests and dietary requirements at the time of Booking. We will make every reasonable effort to accommodate Your dietary requests but cannot guarantee that such requests can be met. (b) Vaccinations: It is Your responsibility to ensure You have all required vaccinations for Your Tour and We recommend You refer to U.S. Department of State at https://travel.state.gov for details on the country you are visiting and also consult Your doctor. (c) Medical Conditions: We strongly recommend a visit to Your doctor prior to Your tour. (d) Solo Passengers and Single Accommodation (i) Prices quoted in Tour Brochures are on a twin share basis. If Your Booking is not a twin share booking We will notify You of the applicable single supplement rate (Single Supplement Rate), and You must pay the Single Supplement Rate for the Tour, at the time of Booking. (ii) If You are willing to share a room with another single traveler of the same gender, You must pay the Single Supplement Rate and we will use reasonable endeavours to match You with another single traveler of the same gender, but we cannot guarantee availability. If we are able to match You with another traveler 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 excluding Russian cruises and Russian cruises and tours. 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@scenicusa.com Telephone: 1 (857) 201-3375 Postal: Scenic Tours (USA), One Financial Center, Suite 400, Boston, MA 02111 This is the Customer Service Contact Address. 13.2 Our customer service centre is open 9.00am to 8.00pm Monday to Friday and 10.00am to 7.00pm Saturday (excluding public holidays) (Eastern time). 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 Tours in Africa, Egypt and Jordan include walking on steps, uneven ground and surfaces whilet visiting monuments and antiquities for lengths of between 1-5 kilometres and full mobility may be required. If you choose to participate You should be in an appropriate physical condition to complete any sightseeing expeditions forming part of the Tour. 14.2 For the ZCTC/ZCTK Program, when You are travelling in Kenya there are luggage restrictions due to limited luggage space on flights and four wheel drive safari vehicles. We recommend You use a soft bag (sports bag or alternative) to pack essential items into during this portion of the Tour. Suitcases are unable to be taken with You while tour throughout Kenya and will be delivered back to You at Nairobi Airport. Our Service Provider will take reasonable steps to ensure the safety and security of the remainder of Your luggage during this portion of the Tour. 14.3 Ramadan, a Muslim religious period, falls between May 5 and June 4, 2019 and is observed by all Muslim countries. Operational hours of shops, markets and some attractions are reduced during Ramadan. 14.4 Flight Schedules within Egypt: Flight schedules to and 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. 14.5 Travelers 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 U.S. Department of State at https://travel.state.gov for full details and also consult Your doctor. You will not receive a refund if You are unable to be vaccinated and if as a result decide not to complete the Tour.


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Freechoice Whether you want a relaxed pace or you want to fit in as much as possible, Scenic Freechoice offers a diverse range of sightseeing and activities for you to choose from. Setting the pace We’ve divided our extensive list of Scenic Freechoice activities into active, moderate and relaxed pace so you can choose those which best suit your requirements and interests. Active – For the more adventurous, keen to explore further afield or take part in more energetic excursions. Moderate – A comfortable walking pace at which you can easily discover a beautiful city or marketplace.

Saqqara (Tours MEEJ/MEEE/ZCTJ/ZCTC only)

Explore the ancient burial ground of Saqqara and view the world's oldest standing pyramid of King Djoser, built some 4,500 years ago. Explore the newest discoveries including the tomb of Maya, the wetnurse of Tutankhamun.

Royal Mummies (Tours MEGD/MEGR only)

Visit the old Egyptian Museum and see the exhibit of Royal Mummies, including some of the most important figures of Egyptian history.

Aswan Robben Island Robben Island

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

Relaxed – A slower pace to enjoy a spa treatment, cooking class or wine tasting.

EGYPT Giza (Tours MEGD/MEGR only)

Cape Winelands Tour Botanical Gardens Motorboat cruise to the Upper Nile

Venture upstream on a motorboat, exploring areas cruise boats cannot access. Soak in the peaceful vistas of the desert sands swirling against the western bank of the river and see the ancient camel trading route.

Visit a Nubian Village El Alamein El Alamein

Visit the site of one of World War II’s defining battles at El Alamein on Egypt’s Mediterranean coast.

Saqqara

Explore the ancient burial ground of Saqqara and view the world’s oldest standing pyramid of King Djoser, built some 4,500 years ago. Explore the newest discoveries including the tomb of Maya, the wetnurse of Tutankhamun.

Play a round of golf

Play a round of golf against the backdrop of the Pyramids.

Cairo

SOUTH AFRICA Cape Town

Gain a unique insight into one of the oldest civilizations on Earth, the Nubians, as you travel by motorboat to the island of Sohail, located in the middle of the Nile. Walk through the village with your Nubian guide and visit a private home to learn about life on the Nile.

Botanical Gardens

Travel by motorboat to Kitchener's Island in the middle of the Nile. Once privately owned by Lord Kitchener, the small island was transformed into a paradise of exotic trees and plants in carefully laid-out gardens with walkways offering views of the Nile and its banks.

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

Harley Davidson™ Ride

Take a scenic drive around Cape Point, the southwestern tip of the African continent, on the back of a Harley Davidson™.

Township Tour

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

KENYA Masai Mara National Reserve

Kalabsha Temple

Visit the beautiful but often-overlooked Kalabsha Temple on the shores of Lake Nasser. View the pylon, court, hall and sanctuary and the richly carved reliefs.

JORDAN Aqaba

Walking Safari with Maasai Warrior African Cooking Class

Join the chefs at Sarova Mara Lodge for an African cooking class. Learn different recipes and traditions of East Africa in this interactive session.

Walking Safari with Maasai Warrior Pyramid of King Djoser, Saqqara Islamic Cairo

Discover the core of medieval Cairo, a bustling center of worship, trade and shopping. Your easy walking tour includes Salah el Din's Citadel, Mohammed Ali's Mosque and the world-famous Khan el Khalili Bazaar.

Coptic Cairo

On your visit to Old Cairo, settled as early as the 6th century BC, you'll enter the Coptic Museum, visit the Hanging Church, said to be the oldest Christian church in Egypt, and see the remains of the Fortress of Babylon.

Snorkel Cruise Snorkel Cruise

Enjoy the perfect opportunity to snorkel and take an in-depth look at the colorful coral reefs of the world-famous Red Sea.

Spa Treatment

Choose from a range of relaxing treatments at Kempinski The Spa to suit you.

Set out at first light on your walking safari accompanied by a Maasai warrior and encounter elephants, giraffes, wildebeests and other animals.


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Sanctuary Sun Boat III Renovated 2017 | Built 1993 | Passengers 34 | Cabins 17 | Crew 30

Sun Deck

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Tower Deck

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301

Promenade Deck

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206

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202

6 207

205

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7

201

Nile Deck

108

106

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105

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102

Suite Categories Tower Deck R

Royal Suite

Deck Plan Promenade Deck P

Presidential Suite

LP

Luxury Cabin

Nile Deck L

Luxury Cabin

1 Sun Deck

5 Lower Sun Deck

2 Pool

6 Reception

3 Sahara Lounge

7 Restaurant

4 H. Carter Lounge

The deckplan is an indication only and may vary. Please be advised that bedding configuration cannot change. Please refer to scenicusa.com for further information.

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