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FAMILY EXPERIENCES 2017

9 UNIQUE FAMILY ITINERARIES SOUTH AFRICA • EUROPE • BRITAIN • USA • COSTA RICA

ADVENTURES TO DELIGHT EVERY GENERATION

CREATING LASTING, SHARED FAMILY MEMORIES


FUN DESIGNED FOR FAMILY Trafalgar Family Experiences are exactly that: designed for families. So you get holidays that are not only fun and enriching, but eye-opening and educational. For all. Create family tales and memories to share and laugh over, for generations to come. Watch your children broaden their horizons, as they develop a sense of wonder at the big wide world.

HAPPY KIDS MAKE FOR HAPPY PARENTS. HAPPY HOLIDAYS MAKE FOR STRONG FAMILY BONDS.

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WHERE YOU CAN GO Days

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Castles and Kilts

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Gladiators, Gondolas and Gold

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European Wonderland

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Greek Island Hopper

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Wild West Cowboys and Buffalos

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Pioneer Adventures of the Old West

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Trails of Liberty

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SOUTH AFRICA South African Adventure

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COSTA RICA Monkeys, Jungles and Volcanoes

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Family of brands

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Extend your stay and Airport transfers

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WHAT YOU ALWAYS GET : TRAVEL WITH THE WORLD’S BEST You can be confident you’re in good hands – we’ve won 50 major travel industry awards over the past five years. Find out more at www.trafalgar.com/awards

PROUDLY USING 100% RECYCLED PAPER Trafalgar, as part of the Travel Corporation, is proud to be using 100% recycled LEIPA paper for the body of all our brochures.

4- and 5-star family-friendly hotels Daily breakfasts and around 50% of evening meals Luxury air-conditioned coach transport An expertly trained Travel Director, plus Local Specialists Exclusive Insider Experiences, fun and enriching for all ages Planned sightseeing, unique experiences and free family time Draw on our 70 years of local expertise as we accompany you throughout your holidays ✔ VIP access and skipping lines at selected sights ✔ Porterage, local tips and charges included ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔

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THE ADVENTURES IN STORE Explore glorious game reserves and epic countryside on your South African Adventure itinerary, on pages 20 - 21.

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Your child gasps with excitement, getting hands-on learning, seeing a real skeleton of the jaw of a hippo. Or squeals with excitement, touching fresh tracks left in the sand by a family of lions. You’ll hear these sounds of delight frequently on your South African journey, across the waves of Hermanus, if you spot frolicking whales; in the bush, as you encounter hand-reared cheetahs; at Betty’s Bay, as you view a vast colony of proud penguins; and as your youngsters meet local children. Then from the grown-ups, you may hear sighs of contentment as you travel by cable car up Table Mountain.

DID YOU KNOW? An elephant’s trunk has about 100,000 different muscles. African elephants have two finger-like features at the end of their trunk to pick up tiny things.

DID YOU KNOW ? The giraffe is the tallest animal in the world. Its neck alone can be 1.8 m long and weigh up to 270 kg.

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THE FUN YOU’LL SHARE We put every ounce of our 70 years’ experience into trips that change your family. You’ll have stories to tell for years to come and memories you’ll treasure forever.

Seeing the excitement as a child meets a ‘real-life’ gladiator, or drifts to sleep in a castle, or spots a wild giraffe, somehow makes grown-ups feel like children again. You’ll break bread with local families during our Be My Guest meals. Sleep surrounded by history in Authentic Accommodation and discover secret spots and traditions together with Local Specialists. And explore behind-the-scenes with our Cultural Insights.

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DID YOU KNOW? The Romans gave us roads and highways, central heating, newspapers and surgery tools.


THE MAGIC YOU’LL MAKE A SMOOTH, STRESS-FREE RIDE A peaceful, happy holiday, entirely free of frustration, tears and hassles Polished itineraries giving ease of access to all members of the family

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AMAZING EXPERIENCES Must-see sights, local wonders and interactive fun that is educational and enriching

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FABULOUS PEOPLE With you and around you: A brilliant Travel Director and family-friendly locals orchestrate everything, not to mention the new friendships you make with fellow travellers from all around the world, parents and kids alike

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EXCELLENT VALUE Best value for family-size holidaying Packing every hour with adventure and happiness Not a moment wasted on map-reading, hassling, haggling or hunting More fun experiences, and no stress

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LIFE-CHANGING TRAVEL Eye-opening experiences that transform children, bring families together and forge lasting shared memories, giving your children a wanderlust for life

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THE MEMORIES YOU’LL CREATE You collect much more than snapshots. Take home shared moments that brought you together as a family, perhaps several generations at once. You’ll be laughing over them during family meals for years to come.

BLOWING AWAY THE COBWEBS Ziplining high above Costa Rican jungles. Choo-chooing to the Grand Canyon on a whistling steam train. Learning the skills to be a proper cowboy on a ranch. Every trip’s packed with exhilarating adventures to suit all ages.

GETTING HANDS-ON Challenging each other to decorate the best Venetian mask. Getting messy making candy bars at Hershey’s Chocolate World. Spinning pizza dough in Italy. You all get real-life cultural experiences.

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DID YOU KNOW? Costa Rica is a paradise for ziplining. The sport was first developed by scientists who wanted to go into the rainforests to observe animals, without disturbing them.

We wanted a vacation that would keep our 16-year-old twin daughters interested and engaged. We took tour boats into the rain forest to see monkeys, turtles, toucans , T surpassed our expectations. ROBERT, FROM USA, 2016

WHAT’S YOUR STORY? Choose fun and inspiring adventures to fill your children with a love for life and travel.

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THE TASTES YOU’LL RELISH We don’t just seek out the most delicious local food and drinks. We take you into the kitchens, gardens, wineries and farmyards of those who make it. At that first messy bite of warm pizza, you sink your teeth into the dough you spun, the fresh toppings you hand-picked and the melted cheese you scattered. Let our local chef in Rome show your family the secrets of real Italian pizza-making.

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DID YOU KNOW? Italian Queen Margherita loved pizza so much, she had one created and named after her, using the colours of the Italian flag: red (tomato), green (basil) and white (mozzarella).

I wanted to expose my children to the beauties, history and culture of Italy. I’m so happy we took this trip that I’m planning our next one now! KATHLEEN, FROM USA, 2016

FAMILY MEALS

DINING TO MATCH THE DAY

Every meal is an occasion to spend time together – and we’ve sought out family-friendly venues, so grownups can relax too. You’ll dine together in authentic, local eateries, with dishes made with flair and pride. And you won’t have to lift a finger or clear a plate.

Your itinerary is seasoned with unforgettable culinary experiences, like our Welcome Receptions, Regional Meals and Farewell Dinners. Breakfast is always included, as are free evenings to try out recommendations from your Travel Director or to find your own local family favourite.

BE MY GUEST Come and sit down with local families, enjoy lively conversation and learn about their way of life. Together you savour scrumptious home-cooked meals and a feast of tastes. Watch as your children try new tastes. Look out for the itinerary page.

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Make pizzas together on Gladiators, Gondolas and Gold, on pages 24 - 25, and European Wonderland, on pages 26 - 27.

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THE PEOPLE YOU’LL MEE T In addition to the friendships you’ll make with the other parents and children you are travelling with, you’ll meet our entertaining Travel Directors. Nobody tells better stories than they do! Like a family friend who understands the local customs, culture and language inside out, they guide your family confidently, engaging across the generations and supporting you. Selected for their passion, knowledge and warmth, we hone their skills with training, and support them with our dedicated Operations Team.

Superb in every way possible. Our Travel Director and Coach Driver made us feel at home, safe and well taken care of. 97% Always excellent or very good. That’s how guests describe our Travel Directors.

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PATRICIA, FROM PHILIPPINES, 2016


THE JOURNEY YOU’LL ENJOY IMAGINE ACTUALLY ENJOYING THE JOURNEY Seeing the views, getting to the sights fast, arriving at hotels unruffled.

IMAGINE NO ‘ARE WE NEARLY THERE YET?’ No cramming suitcases into an impossibly small rental car. No ‘discussions’ over map-reading. With us, you just pack your suitcase and show up. We do the rest.

HOW YOU’LL TRAVEL

VIP TREATMENT

MORE FAMILY TIME

You’ll travel by luxury air-conditioned coach with reclining seats, an on-board restroom, and WiFi to keep children entertained. On some trips, trains, ships or air travel give a different view. And we include airport transfers on most trips to make your holiday stress-free (see page 40).

Your family will skip the queues at top landmarks, like the Eiffel Tower and Vatican. And our friendly London Reception Centre team can give tips, share recommendations and help book family sightseeing tickets.

You’ll enjoy more quality family time together, because we take care of everything: the driving; finding the right family hotels and restaurants; even carrying your suitcases, checking you in, and paying the local taxes.

The attention to detail was superlative. Great experience and superb service. Wish we could do it all over again. JEHANGIR, FROM INDIA, 2016

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THE PLACES YOU’LL STAY

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We cherry-pick every hotel to make sure it’s perfect for families, fits seamlessly in your itinerary, and showcases your destination’s unique character.

To stay in medieval Ruthin Castle Hotel on Castles and Kilts, see pages 22 - 23.

AUTHENTIC ACCOMMODATION Tucking your tired children into bed in Ruthin Castle, in Wales, you’ll struggle to hush them. At this stone castle from the Middle Ages, they’ll be dreaming of being knighted for bravery, swimming across a castle moat or winning a jousting tournament. Look out for the

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HAND-PICKED HOTELS Our carefully chosen 4- and 5-star hotels include internationally renowned chains, as well as unique independent properties.

LOCATIONS TO FIT YOUR ITINERARY Every hotel is situated to best suit your itinerary and activities, to bring your travel experience alive.

QUALITY AND SERVICE All our hotels offer exceptional service. We visit them annually and monitor guest and Travel Director feedback to maintain high standards.

STAYING LONGER Our special deals with hotel partners give you excellent hotels at good prices (see page 40).

A truly educational and just fun time. Our guide, the support staf f, and the wonderful people topped it of f! Ready to go again! CHRIS, FROM USA, 2016

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TRAVEL TODAY, SUSTAIN TOMORROW At Trafalgar, we want to lead the way together with our partners on sustainable tourism. That’s why on every trip, we’re working to ensure that every place you visit and the people, natural beauty, cultures and traditions you discover are safeguarded for future generations to enjoy. Sustainability is in our DNA. That’s why we’re making travel more sustainable together with our partner foundation, TreadRight. TreadRight is a not-for-profit foundation, established by our parent company The Travel Corporation (TTC), which sees our brands give financial support to sustainable tourism projects around the world. Together we are: • INVESTING IN LOCAL COMMUNITIES • PROTECTING THE ENVIRONMENT • PARTNERING FOR A BETTER FUTURE

Discover more about what Trafalgar and TreadRight are doing together to support communities, protect the environment and partner for the future: #JO INTR AFALGAR

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INVESTING IN LOCAL COMMUNITIES Go on a trip of a lifetime and help celebrate the heritage of the people you meet along the way. Learn about their lives, support their skills and help conserve precious craft traditions, such as the art of handweaving on antique wooden looms on selected trips in Italy.


S U P P O R T I N G E D U C AT I O N

PROTECTING THE ENVIRONMENT

PARTNERING FOR A BETTER FUTURE

We all have our part to play in safeguarding our environment. Not only will we take you on an unforgettable adventure but you will be helping to protect the places of natural beauty and wildlife we visit.

Sustainability is a journey we all share. We’re working with employees, partners and you, our guests, to support communities worldwide. In addition to our new ME to WE volunteering adventures, we have supported life-changing development projects in our partnership with Free The Children, such as the building of schools in China, Ecuador and Kenya (pictured).

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YOUR SAVINGS Experience the best holidays, spectacular savings and comprehensive Visa Cancellation Fee Waiver with Trafalgar.

SAVE UP TO US$543*

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*Per person. These Early Payment discounts apply to the land portion of selected holidays and departures. See itinerary pages. Can be combined with other discounts, where applicable. Pay your deposit when booking and the balance by the date shown. Offer is subject to availability, exclusions may apply and the offer may be withdrawn without notice. See page 42 for full conditions.

WELCOMING BACK PAST GUESTS

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Our guests are core to who we are. To thank you for your loyalty, we offer 5% off your next holiday. Let us take you to your destination of choice or visit our sister brands for inspiration: ttc.com/loyalty

How about booking two or more trips and saving up to 2.5%? The more trips you book, the more you save. If they’re seven days or longer and you book multiple trips for one holiday spell, we offer you greater savings.

Save when three of you travel together. If you book a triple room, enjoy discounts for all three guests. We also offer quad rooms on some of our Family Experiences.

Share the spirit of wanderlust with younger members of the family. On all trips, young travellers 5 -17 years old (5 -11 in South Africa) enjoy up to 10% off when accompanying an adult.

Conditions: Discounts only apply to the land portion of your holiday and are not applicable with extra nights’ accommodation, optional extensions, airfares, taxes and fees, flight supplements, surcharges and airport transfers. Sometimes more than one discount can apply. Past guest savings are available after your initial trip is completed. Savings limited to one per trip and applied to the higher priced of two trips if you book two at once. Book two or more trips applies to holidays booked simultaneously, savings are applied to the shortest trips. Groups are limited to one group per coach, not available on our Greek Island Hopper and South Africa trip. Young traveller limited to two discounts per room in Europe and South Africa (three in USA and Central America). Young Travellers must be aged 5 -17 (5 -11 in South Africa) at time of travel and can only be combined with Triple and Quad discount when children are under 16 years old (under 18 years old for USA and Central America). Triple rooms are suitable for two adults and one child (three adults may find rooms too small as they often have one double and one foldaway bed and limited suitcase space). Triple and Quad rooms are limited on cruises. Solo travel is not accepted on our Family Experience holidays unless travelling as part of a family group. Deposit protection, travel credits can only be redeemed once per person and a limit of one trip credit applies. Does not apply if you previously received a full refund. We reserve the right to validate past booking status. If for any reason you do not travel, this credit remains for future use for five years. Cancellation fees and deadlines remain unchanged.

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TRAFALGAR’S PEACE OF MIND VISA CANCELLATION FEE WAIVER

EXCLUSIVE AIR DEALS

Trafalgar’s peace of mind Visa Cancellation Fee Waiver provides insurance coverage for you while you are away. For peace of mind, see our Protection plan on page 41.

DEFINITE DEPARTURES We guarantee our trips will depart (weather and other conditions dependent, of course) as soon as enough guests are booked. Look out for the green tick when browsing prices and dates on www.trafalgar.com

TRAVEL WITH FAMILY OR FRIENDS

DEPOSIT PROTECTION

More friends? In a group of 5 -15, get 5% off per person, which may be combined with other discounts. More than 15 of you? Contact us to ask about even bigger discount savings and our free trip policy.

Life happens. If you are forced to cancel your booking, instead of losing your deposit, we will keep it as a US$200 credit. We’ll honour this amount on any future trip, for up to five years.

Travel with Trafalgar for less getting to your holiday destination has never been more affordable

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SOLO TRAVELLER Solo travellers have different needs. We keep it simple by providing the privacy of your own room. See single-room prices on the itinerary pages. Solo travel is not accepted on guided family experience holidays unless travelling as part of a family group.

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YOUR YOUR INSIDER INSIDER E E PERIEN PERIEN ES ES BE MY GUEST Visit a township in Port Elizabeth and meet some of the local residents who will share tales of their lives as well as a home cooked meal. Enjoy warm South African hospitality with a traditional braai hosted by our local friend obus in the foothills of the Swartberg mountain range. Sample one of his specialities roosterkoek’ on an open re an experience for all the family to enjoy

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Arrive Johannesburg Welcome to South Africa. ou will be met on arrival by our Trafalgar representative and escorted to the complimentary hotel shuttle for a transfer to your hotel. This evening meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers and enjoy a kick o party’ at your hotel with dinner and drinks the perfect start to your family holiday. (KP) Hotel: Southern Sun .R. Tam o International Airport

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Johannesburg ▶ Flight to Kruger Airport ▶ Transfer to Lukimbi Private Game Reserve 3 Nights This morning take an internal flight from ohannesburg to ruger Airport where you will be transferred on arrival to Lukimbi Private Game Reserve. Stay at this luxury bush lodge for three 9 nights with all meals and game drives included. Lukimbi is connected to the world renowned ruger National Park and is to be found in the picturesque Lowveld landscape of Mpumalanga province. (BB, D) Hotel: Lu im i Private Game Reserve

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Knysna ▶ Oudtshoorn d This morning marks the start of a day of adventure in Oudtshoorn also known as the Feather Capital of South Africa due to its ostrich farm industry. Our rst visit will be a guided tour of a working Ostrich Farm where you learn about the largest bird on earth. Continue to obus se Gat located at the foothills of the majestic Swartberg Mountains and enjoy an authentic Be M Guest South African Braai. A er lunch visit a local school in Oudtshoorn a oin Trafalgar initiative. The day ends with a visit to the Cango Caves, a subterranean wonderland of magni cent stalactite and stalagmite rocks. This evening enjoy dinner at your hotel. (BB, BG, D) Hotel: La Plume Guest House

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Oudtshoorn ▶ Cape Agulhas ▶ Hermanus Visit the magical Cape Agulhas which is located at the southernmost tip of Africa. It is also the o icial meeting point of the Indian and the Atlantic Ocean. Lunch is in Hermanus one of the best known places for whale watching in the world. Visit the Whale Museum and dine at your hotel this evening. (BB, L, D) Hotel: Har our S uare

Lukimbi Private Game Reserve ▶ Kruger National Park Enjoy the ultimate family safari experience with early morning and a ernoon game drives 10 Hermanus ▶ Betty’s Bay ▶ Cape Town conducted with a Local Specialist in open safari 3 Nights vehicles, o ering an excellent chance of seeing the Travel to Betty’s Bay where you stop and view one Big Five’. Lukimbi Private Game Reserve is home to of most incredible penguin colonies on the coast a number of the most endangered species including of Africa. On arrival in picturesque Cape Town visit wild dogs. (BB, L, D) the Two Oceans Aquarium one of the nest in the Lukimbi Private Game Reserve world. Learn about mysterious deep sea creatures, ▶ Kruger National Park dangerous predators and see a real happy feet Did you know that Lukimbi is home to three of the family. Later perhaps join an Optional Experience ve fastest land animals that live in South Africa to Robben Island weather permitting . Dine tonight the cheetah 3 miles per hour , the wildebeest at a local restaurant. (BB, L, D) Hotel: Southern and the lion. ou have the option to do a bush Sun Water ront walk with your private ranger which is included in 11 Cape Town ▶ Visit Table Mountain your stay. (BB, L, D) ▶ Visit the Amy Biehl Foundation Lukimbi Private Game Reserve ▶ Flight This morning take a cable car to the summit of to Port Elizabeth d the legendary and breath taking Table Mountain Take an internal flight this morning to Port weather permitting . Later enjoy a city tour Elizabeth via ohannesburg. nown as the Friendly taking in sights such as the Parliament Buildings, City, this port city is the gateway to the Garden Company Gardens, City Hall and Slave Lodge. Move Route, as well as the Eastern Cape’s game reserves up the cobblestoned hills to the Malay uarter and beaches. Visit a township and meet two local and marvel at the ice cream colours of the quaint residents who will share their extraordinary stories Bo aap homes. This a ernoon, visit the Amy Biehl with you and your family. Expect to be served foundation a oin Trafalgar initiative. This evening delicious local food during this Be M Guest enjoy a wonderful highlight dinner and show at a experience. (BB, BG) Hotel: Court ard local restaurant. (BB, L, D) Port Elizabeth ▶ Knysna Nights This morning stop at Storms River to view the impressive Paul Sauer Bridge which crosses the valley and towers some 3 m above the river. Continue to the famous Big Tree which is reputed to be the world’s oldest and largest Baobab tree a great photo opportunity for your family. our day ends with a fun lled visit to Monkeyland and Birds of Eden which are unique sanctuaries for some wonderful animals. (BB, L, D) Hotel: Protea Kn sna Qua s Knysna ▶ Featherbed Nature Reserve Excursion d This morning take an excursion to the Featherbed Nature Reserve for some hiking, a ferry ride and then a x vehicle trip to the headland onto the Reserve, stopping at spectacular viewpoints. our Local Specialist will give you information on the fauna and flora. Perhaps venture further and take an optional guided . km walk through coastal forest and fynbos into ancient sea caves. A er taking in all the spectacular views, enjoy a scrumptious lunch with your family at an outdoor restaurant under a canopy of Milkwood trees.

12 Cape Town ▶ Chapman’s Peak Drive ▶ Cape Point Excursion ▶ Kirstenbosch Gardens Visit Drive along the exquisite stretch of coastline known as Millionaire’s Paradise from Cli on to Camps Bay. Then wind along the legendary Chapman’s Peak Drive, hugging the cli s before arriving for lunch at the Cape of Good Hope. A funicular takes you from Cape Point up to the lighthouse for outstanding views. Meander back along the coast visiting the historic naval port of Simon’s Town. Finally stop at the world famous irstenbosch Botanical Gardens where there is time for adventure for all the family. Dine tonight at a local restaurant. (BB, L, D) 13 Depart Cape Town Bid your newfound friends farewell a er an unforgettable adventure in South Africa. An airport transfer is provided to Cape Town International Airport. Dependent on flight departure times consider ending your holiday on a high this morning and take a Heli Flip helicopter flight. Otherwise consider booking additional nights and extend your stay in Cape Town. (BB)

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MORE ABOUT YOUR TRIP ter al lig ts The above prices include the internal air fares for the flights o a es rg r ger ir ort o a es rg and o a es rg ort li a et , and are accurate as of uly . For up to date pricing please visit our website. One piece of hold luggage restricted to 3kg 5 lbs. are oomi g Room Share is not available on this trip. Single rooms are not available unless travelling as part of a family group. lease ote International airfare between your gateway city and the holiday start end city is additional, please call Trafalgar for special airfares. ir ort ra sfers At the start of the trip, the Southern Sun hotel is located at O.R. Tambo International Airport for convenience, and o ers a complimentary shuttle service. A departure transfer is available to Cape Town International Airport. m orta t isa i formatio Visas are required for South Africa, please contact your travel agent for more information and advice. otels Please note hotels may be subject to change. i i See page

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Uncover the mystery and magic of a land of kings and queens, musicians, magicians and muggles. See Harry Potter’s London, stay in a castle and learn about life as a Roman soldier at Hadrian’s Wall. ou’ll tour the university city of Oxford, see the birthplace of the Beatles and hear tales of bravery, treason and intrigue in Edinburgh.

YOUR INSIDER INSIDER EEXPERIENCES PERIEN ES YOUR AUTHENTIC ACCOMMODATION Stay in the 3th century Ruthin Castle in North Wales with its original moat and acres of parkland

CULTURAL INSIGHT Enjoy a butler and housekeeper tour at the stately th century National Trust property, Tatton Park Mansion house

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Arrive London 3 Nights Welcome to London one of the most exciting capital cities in the world. A er check in the rest of the day is free for you to explore. This evening meet with your fellow travellers and Travel Director at the hotel. Tonight we will take you out for a fun evening at a popular London restaurant for your ick o Party. our Travel Director will explain all the cool things you can do in London. (KP) Hotel: Cro ne Pla a Kings Cross Blooms ur

Street, birthplace of the Beatles. Later return to your castle for free time to relax and explore the castle grounds. (FB) 7

London Sightseeing d our Local Specialist shows you the city’s sights 8 including Buckingham Palace, the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben and Westminster Abbey. See the location of the red telephone box where Harry Potter and Mr. Weasley descend into the secret Ministry of Magic in the Order of the Phoenix’. Admire the magical platform sign where Harry catches the Hogwarts Express. Watch the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace subject to event taking place . A er free time for lunch at St. atherine’s Dock near Tower Bridge, visit the Tower of London to see the Crown ewels. (FB) 9 London Today you are free to explore the city on your own. Perhaps visit the Tate Modern or the scary London Dungeon. Shop for fashions in the West End, pop into the most famous toy store in the world Hamleys on Regent Street or take a day trip to Windsor Castle. The options are endless and your Travel Director will be happy to help. (FB)

Ruthin Castle ▶ Tatton Park ▶ Lancaster d Visit Tatton Park for a Cultural Insight into an elegant mansion house set in an , acre deer park, where the butler and housekeeper take you on a guided tour. Continue north to the Lake District and see some of the most beautiful countryside in the world. Perhaps take a ride on a steam train or cruise across Lake Windermere before reaching your hotel, where you dine tonight. (FB, D) Hotel: Lancaster House Lancaster ▶ Hadrian’s Wall ▶ Edinburgh Nights Visit the Roman Army Museum for an insight into life as a Roman soldier during the time that they occupied parts of the country. Visit Hadrian’s Wall, built by order of the Emperor Hadrian in AD, the most important Roman monument in Britain. Later in Edinburgh Scotland’s capital your Travel Director will propose a fun night out. During the Edinburgh Festival, tickets to the Edinburgh Tattoo in the castle grounds are included. (FB) Hotel: Holida Inn Edinburgh Sightseeing d Experience the beautiful sights of Edinburgh during your sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist, including the Royal Mile, the famous Scott Monument followed by your c oice of sig tseeing to the Edinburgh Castle or Edinburgh’s Camera Obscura. See the Scottish Crown ewels during your visit to Edinburgh Castle and hear tales of bravery, treason and intrigue. Spend the a ernoon exploring on your own or join your Travel Director for an Optional Experience. Celebrate the end of your journey this evening with your fellow travellers and Travel Director at a special Farewell Dinner. (FB, FD)

London ▶ Oxford ▶ Lacock ▶ Bristol Travel west to Oxford for an orientation of this famous university city. ings, queens, presidents and prime ministers have all studied here, and you may even have the chance to look inside one of the historic halls if students are not sitting 10 Depart Edinburgh exams . Later travel to picturesque Lacock in Say goodbye to your new friends at the end of rural Wiltshire one of England’s most beautiful an amazing holiday. Transfers are available to villages. See Harry Potter’s house and other Edinburgh Airport. Conditions apply. (FB) historic buildings used as locations in recent lms. Perhaps take time to enjoy a traditional a ernoon tea and cake in one of the local tea rooms before arriving in Bristol for your overnight stay. (FB) Hotel: Mercure Holland House Bristol ▶ Bath ▶ Llangollen ▶ Ruthin Castle Nights d our orientation of Bath includes the Pulteney Bridge and famous Georgian architecture. Visit the Roman Baths and Pump Room and view Bath Abbey, founded in . Cross the border into Wales and visit the town of Llangollen, famous for its annual Eisteddfod. Travel over the picturesque Horseshoe Pass before arriving at your castle hotel for the next two nights. This evening enjoy a Welsh themed dinner with your travel companions. (FB, RM) Hotel: Ruthin Castle Authentic Accommodation

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Hold on to your helmet for this family expedition marching through the Eternal City of Rome, illustrious Florence and the historic lagoon of Venice. Experience life as a Roman gladiator and learn the basics of sword ghting, toss a coin in the Trevi Fountain and create your own Venetian Carnival mask before devouring the pizza you’ve just learnt to make.

YOUR INSIDER INSIDER EEXPERIENCES PERIEN ES YOUR BE MY GUEST Enjoy local Tuscan cuisine with Count Miari Fulcis on his 5th century organic olive oil estate in the Tuscan hills, used as a location for many famous lms like Room with a View’ and Tea with Mussolini’

CULTURAL INSIGHT Experience life as a gladiator with an included visit to a Gladiator School in Rome. Learn how to make authentic pizza in Rome and then savour the taste of your creation. Indulge in an Italian gelato at a local gelateria’ in Florence. Learn about the Venetian tradition of carnival masks and paint your own to take home and visit a glassblowing workshop on Giudecca Island

SMALL GROUP SIGHTSEEING A guided walking tour of Secret Venice’ to the Rialto food market with a group size of no more than 5 guests

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Arrive Rome 3 Nights Welcome to Italy. A er check in take a wander through the city’s ancient streets and soak up the amazing atmosphere. This a ernoon meet with your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a ick o Party. (KP) Hotel: Cro ne Pla a St. Peter s Rome Sightseeing d our Local Specialist takes you on a sightseeing tour starting with a guided visit of the Vatican Museums featuring Michelangelo’s frescoed ceiling in the Sistine Chapel. Explore St. Peter’s 9 Basilica, one of the holiest sites in the world. Across the Tiber in ancient Rome, visit the Colosseum, former site of gladiatorial combat, and see the other ancient sites of Rome. (BB)

Venice ▶ Canal Cruise and Orientation d Cruise by private launch to St. Mark’s Square and view the Bridge of Sighs where condemned prisoners caught their last glimpse of the city. View the exquisite Doge’s Palace, St. Mark’s Basilica and the Campanile. Experience a Cultural Insight rst hand during a glassblowing demonstration and learn about the Venetian tradition of Carnival masks with the chance to paint and decorate your own. Later perhaps take a ride on a gondola it’s a great way to see the city in all its glory. (BB)

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Rome ▶ Visit a Gladiator School d Today experience life as a Roman gladiator. A er a short introduction to Roman history from your Local Specialist, you will learn the basics of 10 Depart Venice gladiatorial sword ghting an experience to Say ciao Italia’ at the end of your successful Italian remember forever. This a ernoon explore the adventure as you prepare to return home with city on your own. Rome’s rich history is apparent fantastic memories of your family holiday. Airport everywhere you look and there is so much to transfers are available. Conditions apply. (BB) see and do. Perhaps take a trip to the Castel Sant’Angelo, relax in the Villa Borghese or throw a coin in the Trevi Fountain. This evening gain a Cultural Insight during an authentic Italian pizza cooking demonstration and enjoy a slice or two. (BB, RM)

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Rome ▶ Florence 3 Nights A er a leisurely start this morning drive north through picturesque scenery to the Renaissance city of Florence for a three night stay. (BB) Hotel: Grand Hotel Mediterraneo

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Florence Sightseeing d See the sights of Florence during your walking tour with a Local Specialist including the magni cent Duomo and the famous Baptistery. Marvel at Michelangelo’s statue of David at the Academy of Fine Arts. A erwards your Travel Director will take you to indulge in a refreshing gelato in the city where it was invented. This evening join your companions for a special Be M Guest dinner at a magni cent Tuscan villa with beautiful views across olive groves and vineyards. The villa has featured as a lm location in numerous lms including A Room with a View’ by ames Ivory. ou will be hosted by the family and enjoy local specialities. (BB, BG)

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Florence ▶ Excursion to Pisa Cross the Arno Valley to Pisa. In the UNESCO World Heritage Site Piazza del Duomo see the famous Leaning Tower as well as the beautiful sculpted marble cathedral. See the Baptistery and the cemetery built on soil from Calvary in the Holy Land. Later arrive back to Florence to enjoy free time exploring the city. (BB)

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Florence ▶ Bologna ▶ Venice 3 Nights d Cross the dramatic Apennine Mountains and stop in Bologna the home of Bolognese Sauce’ for a wonderful sightseeing tour with your Local Specialist. Arrive later this a ernoon in the magical island city of Venice ueen of the Adriatic. (BB, DW) Hotel: Novotel ene ia Mestre Castellana

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See Europe through the eyes of your ever curious tots as you embark on a family road trip from Rome to London lled with lashings of lion ghts, carnival masks, chariot racing and cheesy pizza you’ll learn to make yourself. This is an unforgettable, hands on exploration of Europe that will bring the destination alive for all ages.

YOUR INSIDER E PERIEN ES CULTURAL INSIGHT A cooking experience with all the trimmings Learn how to make tasty Italian pizza from an expert and then eat it. Witness the exquisite cra of glassblowing on Giudecca Island, a delicate tradition that generations of Venetian cra smen have perfected over the centuries. Learn about the traditional art of Venetian Carnival Masks and paint and decorate your own

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Arrive Rome Nights Welcome to Rome, the Eternal City. Relax a er your journey. In the evening enjoy an orientation drive where you see some of the major sites before enjoying a ick o Party with your fellow travellers and Travel Direc tor. (KP) Hotel: Cro ne Pla a St. Peter s

into central Switzerland and arrive at the winter sports resort of Engelberg. (BB) Hotel: Ramada Regina Titlis Engel erg 8

Rome Sightseeing d our sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist starts with a visit to St. Peter’s Basilica where you see Michelangelo’s Renaissance masterpiece, the Piet . Cross the Tiber to ancient Rome and visit the famous Colosseum. See the 9 Circus Maximus where chariot racing was held. Later gain a Cultural Insight during an Italian pizza cooking demonstration. Roll the dough, scatter your ingredients on top and bake in a traditional pizza oven before eating. (BB, RM)

Lucerne Orientation our orientation tour of historic Lucerne includes the Lion Monument, built to commemorate the heroism of the Swiss guards during the French Revolution. Walk across the th century wooden Chapel Bridge and see beautiful swans gliding on the lake. Don’t miss the opportunity to take an exciting Optional Experience to one of the surrounding mountain with breathtaking views. Later there is time to shop for Swiss souvenirs including watches and chocolate. (BB, D) Engelberg ▶ Paris Nights From Switzerland cross the River Rhine and the French border. Travel through the famous Burgundy wine region and view the sprawling vineyards. Later in the glittering capital Paris, you have the chance to sample the delights that await you tomorrow. (BB) Hotel: Novotel Centre Tour Ei el

Rome ▶ Siena ▶ Florence Nights Head north through the picturesque Chianti wine producing region. In the beautiful medieval 10 Paris Sightseeing d town of Siena stroll through cobbled streets to our Local Specialist provides fascinating the magni cent Piazza del Campo, where the commentary during your guided sightseeing colourful Palio bareback horse race takes place tour, which includes a drive along the Champs every year. oin your companions this evening lys es with views of the Arc de Triomphe and for a special Italian Regional Meal. (BB, RM) Place de la Concorde. From the second level Hotel: Grand Hotel Mediterraneo of the Ei el Tower see the city laid out before Florence Sightseeing d you in all its glory. Tonight celebrate with your Florence is the birthplace of the Renaissance and companions and Travel Director at a special home to many artistic masterpieces. View the Farewell Dinner. (BB, FD) marble Duomo and visit Piazza della Signoria during your walking tour of the city with a Local 11 Paris ▶ London Travel past First World War battle elds on the Specialist. Spend free time a erwards exploring way to Calais. Cross by ferry to Dover and see the on your own or perhaps join an Optional famous White Cli s. Arrive later in London where Experience to Pisa. Later admire amazing city your spectacular holiday ends. (BB) views from Piazzale Michelangelo and taste a delicious mouth watering gelato. (BB) Florence ▶ Bologna ▶ Venice Nights d Cross the Apennine Mountains to the city of Bologna. Here your Local Specialist will show you the issing Towers and Neptune’s Fountain before enjoying free time to sample typical Italian cuisine for your lunch. Later arrive in Venice, ueen of the Adriatic. (BB, DW) Hotel: Novotel ene ia Mestre Castellana Venice Orientation d See the marvellous Byzantine architecture as you cruise by private launch to St. Mark’s Square. See the Bridge of Sighs, ornate Doge’s Palace, St. Mark’s Basilica and Campanile. Enjoy a Cultural Insight into the Venetian tradition of glass making on Giudecca Island. Learn about the great Venetian tradition of Carnival masks from a Local Specialist with the chance to paint and decorate a mask of your very own. In your free time perhaps cruise across the lagoon to Burano Island for a delicious meal. (BB) Venice ▶ Verona ▶ Engelberg Nights Drive west across the Veneto plains and stop in Shakespeare’s Verona to see the Roman Arena and uliet’s balcony. our journey continues past the commercial centre of Milan and north via Como and Lugano to the Swiss Lake District. Traverse the scenic alpine St. Gotthard route

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Take your family on a journey through the ages. Myths and legends, tales of gods and goddesses follow your jaunt from the ruins of the Parthenon and Acropolis in Athens to languid island life on the Aegean islands of Mykonos and Santorini. ou’ll also embark on a volcanic adventure to uninhabited Nea amini to bathe in its hot springs.

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Arrive Athens Nights Welcome to Athens. Transfers are available to your hotel on arrival. Unwind a er your journey or take time to explore this ancient city. Meet later with your fellow travellers and your Travel Director for a ick o Party. (KP) Hotel: Metropolitan Divani Palace Cro ne Pla a Athens Sightseeing d our sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist starts with a visit to see the Parthenon on the Acropolis, one of the most famous monuments in the world. A sacred site since Mycenaen times, Athenians worshipped their deities in temples at the Acropolis. See the Panathinaiko Olympic stadium, the Evzone guards at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier plus other wondrous sights including the Temple of eus and Hadrian’s Arch. The rest of the day is free for you to explore on your own or shop. Tonight why not visit the Plaka with its many restaurants. (BB) Athens ▶ Mykonos 3 Nights At the port of Piraeus, board a fast ferry for your crossing to the idyllic Cycladic Island of Mykonos, playground of the rich and famous. Enjoy an orientation on arrival, then spend free time admiring the unique windmills, narrow winding pathways and tempting boutiques. oin your fellow travellers this evening for a Regional Meal of local traditional cuisine. (BB, RM) Hotel: Pelican Ba A ro ali Kamari Mykonos ou have two glorious days to spend exploring Mykonos. The most cosmopolitan of all the Greek islands, Mykonos is also well known for its splendid beaches. This glittering, glamorous destination features an old town that is packed with charm, where whitewashed cubic houses with blue wooden shutters and balconies line labyrinthine cobbled streets. Notable landmarks include the picturesque waterside area of Little Venice, the 7th century Church of the Paraportiani, the Archaeological Museum and the Aegean Maritime Museum. In Greek mythology Mykonos was the site of a battle between eus and the Titans, and named in honour of Apollo’s grandson. Don’t forget to swim in the sparkling sea and enjoy fresh salads and seafood at a waterfront restaurant. For sightseeing further a eld, take a trip to Delos, believed by the ancients to be the birthplace of Artemis and Apollo, where you will nd many interesting temples and sanctuaries. (BB)

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Santorini Santorini o ers a wealth of exciting things to do, or you might like to simply spend your time relaxing in the sun. Wander down winding cobbled streets full of whitewashed houses, admire breathtaking views across the caldera and stunning sunsets. For sightseeing, visit the Folklore Museum, the Naval Museum or discover Cycladic architecture. (BB) Santorini d Santorini makes some of the Greek islands’ best wines so perhaps take a tour of a local winery and taste some for yourself. Enjoy a Cultural Insight into life on the Caldera by enjoying an included cruise in a kaiki’ to the volcanic island of Nea amini to swim in the hot springs. Embrace the magic of Santorini. (BB) Santorini ▶ Athens Take the high speed ferry to the port of Piraeus in Athens for the nal night of your trip. On arrival, transfer to your hotel and spend the rest of the day relaxing or shopping for souvenirs. (BB) Hotel: Metropolitan Divani Palace Cro ne Pla a

10 Depart Athens Say goodbye to the wonderful Greek Islands and the classical city of Athens as you are transferred to the airport for your flight home. Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply. (BB)

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Mykonos In Greek mythology Mykonos was the site of a battle between eus and the Titans, and named in honour of Apollo’s grandson. Don’t forget to swim in the sparkling sea and enjoy fresh salads and seafood at a waterfront restaurant. For sightseeing further a eld, take a trip to Delos, believed by the ancients to be the birthplace of Artemis and Apollo, where you will nd many interesting temples and sanctuaries. (BB)

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Calling all wranglers for a ride into the sunset, through the mighty Rocky Mountains to the Badlands of South Dakota. Trot through Montana’s Big Sky Country where you’ll stay at an homestead and watch as Old Faithful spouts steam at ellowstone. ou’ll also see the American presidents sculpted at Mount Rushmore and say hi to Bu alo Bill in Cody.

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your Local Specialist for a guided stroll around the boardwalks of ellowstone and learn the answer, plus even more cool facts about the park’s abundance of wildlife. (FB, D) 6

Yellowstone National Park ▶ Cody ▶ Sheridan This morning, say farewell to majestic ellowstone. Head east to the town of Cody, named for its most famous native son, Bu alo Bill. Get a glimpse into the fascinating history of the American West at the Bu alo Bill Center of the West where you’ll experience the culture of the cowboy, the role of the rearm in the early days and the culture and art of the Plains Indians. Then it’s on to Sheridan to check in to your hotel. (FB) Hotel: Holida Inn Sheridan

Salt Lake City ▶ Montpelier ▶ Jackson Put on your cowboy hats, pull up your boots and get ready to create memories that will last a lifetime. Head north and enter Wyoming for your rst encounter with the mighty Rocky Mountains. Follow trails blazed by rugged mountain men centuries ago. Stop at the Oregon Trail Center in Montpelier to get a glimpse into the thrills 7 and challenges of the Old Trail. Enjoy lunch in a covered wagon before crossing the famous Oregon Trail to the authentic Old West town of ackson. Passing through the town’s famous landmark arch of tangled elk antlers, take a walk back in time as you explore the Town Square with its Western boardwalks, cra boutiques and ice cream shops all surrounded by the majestic Rockies. This evening, take a wagon ride out to the river for a rib stickin’ Chuckwagon Regional Meal. (FB, L, RM) Hotel: Rustic Inn Cree side Resort and Spa

Sheridan ▶ Keystone ▶ Rapid City Nights A er a hearty breakfast, your journey continues on to South Dakota. Visit Crazy Horse Memorial where you’ll gaze in awe at the towering tribute to legendary Lakota leader Crazy Horse being carved into the mountain and discover the culture of his people. The evening is yours to explore in Rapid City. Or perhaps take an optional trip to the moving Mount Rushmore Lighting Ceremony, a chance to see one of America’s most famous landmarks from a di erent perspective. (FB) Hotel: Alex Johnson

Jackson ▶ Grand Teton National Park 8 ▶ 320 Guest Ranch d Rise early if you’d like to rollick down the Snake River on a scenic optional wilderness float trip seasonal . Later, discover dramatic Grand Teton National Park. Travel onward to Montana’s Big Sky Country and settle in for big fun at an homestead where you will enjoy a classic Western dinner. (FB, D) Hotel: 320 Guest Ranch Authentic Accommodation 320 Guest Ranch ▶ Yellowstone National Park Nights Giddy up cowboys and cowgirls. There are many fun choices on the Ranch this morning: join a whitewater ra ing trip down the Gallatin River or saddle up and ride with a real life horse wrangler in the Montana wilderness. A er lunch at the Ranch, visit The Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center in West ellowstone before entering one of America’s most famous National Parks, ellowstone. Enjoy a two night stay inside ellowstone National Park, where each lodge has its own unique setting and atmosphere. Lodges featured are the Old Faithful Inn, Lake ellowstone Hotel, Old Faithful Snow Lodge, Grant Village, and the Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel. Speci c lodges will be con rmed in your documents. (FB, L) Hotel: National Par Lodges

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Depart Rapid City or Denver our Wild West adventure comes to an end a er breakfast. Say so long to your newfound friends this morning and transfer to the Rapid City Regional Airport for your flight home, or traverse some of the heavily forested Black Hills and the expansive grasslands of Wyoming on your way to Denver, the Mile High City, where you may extend your stay, or transfer to Denver International Airport for your flight home. (FB) or g ests co ti i g o to e ver ir ort arrival will e at .m. lease e aware w e oo i g o r ig ts.

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Black Hills Excursion The rst stop this morning is Bear Country USA, a wildlife park featuring the world’s largest private viewing habitat of American black bear. Enjoy a drive through this spectacular and unique park and walk through the Wildlife Center, where younger and smaller animals frolic in their outdoor exhibits. Next, head to the famous Black Hills of South Dakota to view one of America’s most iconic landmarks: the presidents sculpted at Mount Rushmore. ou have seen the pictures of Mount Rushmore, but they pale in comparison to seeing this majestic site in person. It took artisans years to carve the sculptures of George Washington, Thomas e erson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln into the mountain. This evening, join your fellow adventurers at a Farewell Dinner featuring a Native American dancer. (FB, FD)

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Saddle up pardner’, you’re in for a wild ride through the land of cattle drives, gun toting bandits and the Grand Canyon. The legends of Billy the id and Butch Cassidy are never far as you awaken your inner cowboy exploring the aquatic wonders of Lake Powell, Monument Valley’s mesas and the eerie red spires of Bryce Canyon.

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Arrive Phoenix ▶ Scottsdale Howdy partners. Check into your hotel and spend the a ernoon getting to know this desert oasis. Enjoy a refreshing dip in the hotel’s pool before gussying up for the p.m. ick o Party where you meet your Travel Director and spend some time jawin’ with your travelling buddies. (KP) Hotel: Scottsdale Marriott Suites ld To n Scottsdale ▶ Sedona ▶ Williams d A drive through the Sonoran Desert brings you to Montezuma Castle National Monument, one of the best preserved cli dwellings in North America. Take a minute to ponder the Sinagua Indians’ life here in the desert before heading to Sedona in spectacular Red Rock Country. Today your c oice sig tseeing allows you to join in on an adventure with an included jeep ride to get a front row view of the area’s famous red rocks or join a Red Rock Magic Trolley tour that will show you the sites and tell you the local stories. A er a stunning drive through Oak Creek Canyon, arrive in the historic railroad town of Williams. This evening, join your fellow cowboys and cowgirls for a Be M Guest dinner where the adults can sample a delicious variety of Arizona wine or cra beer with their meal. The kids won’t be le out of the fun as they enjoy a pizza bar and games galore. (FB, BG) Hotel: Grand Can on Rail a Williams ▶ Grand Canyon Railway ▶ Grand Canyon National Park d This morning, watch out for the infamous Cataract Creek Gang, as lowly a group of varmints that ever rode the range. Then, climb aboard the historic Grand Canyon Railway pass through majestic Ponderosa Pines, the high desert and the aibab National Forest while hearing tall tales and folklore about the area. eep your eyes open for wildlife, as it’s not uncommon to spot elk, mule deer and pronghorn antelope sauntering through this wild, woolly region. Nothing can prepare you for the Grand Canyon, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. With a Local Specialist, learn how the Grand Canyon was created and examine rock samples from the colourful sedimentary layers formed as the sea washed in again and again. oin your Travel Director for an unforgettable walk along the rim. (FB) Hotel: National Par Lodges Grand Canyon National Park ▶ Monument Valley ▶ Lake Powell Nights Ferde Grofe was so stunned by the spectacular beauty of the sunrise over the Grand Canyon that he composed his rand anyon uite in 3 . But all you have to do is watch and maybe whistle in amazement as the skies glow and brighten with the coming day. Drive along Desert View Drive, featuring jaw dropping views of the Grand Canyon, before entering Navajo Country. Here you can poke around the historic Cameron Trading Post and hunt for a great piece of Southwest Native American art. See why Monument Valley is a favourite location for movie directors. As you’re bouncing along the valley floor in an open air vehicle, you can just imagine ohn Wayne leading the U.S. Cavalry

on a ride along the magni cent mesas. Wrap up your exciting day at a lakeside resort tucked into the red rock at amazing Lake Powell. ick o your boots and have some fun at a poolside pizza dinner. (FB, D) Hotel: La e Po ell Resort and Marinas (La e ie Rooms) 5

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Lake Powell Enjoy a free day to roam the range. Optional activities include a fun float down the Colorado River or a cruise on spectacular Lake Powell to Antelope Canyon with views of Glen Canyon Dam. Or maybe dive in to some of the many aquatic activities at Lake Powell Marina the choice is yours. (FB) Lake Powell ▶ Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks Nights ou’ll be awestruck by the towering cli s and massive canyon walls of ion Canyon. Riding the park’s shuttle, marvel at how the Virgin River cut through the sandstone to create one of Mother Nature’s most stupendous wonders. If you enjoy hiking, there’s an easy trek to the Emerald Pools, where splendid views and waterfalls will make the family happier than a crowd of cowpokes at chow time. Leaving ion, drive along the Mount Carmel Highway and watch out for more spectacular formations like the Great Arch of ion and the distinctive Checkerboard Mesa. Arrive at magical Bryce Canyon for the last two nights of your Western adventure. (FB) Hotel: BW Plus Ru s Inn Bryce Canyon National Park Sightseeing Exploring Bryce Canyon is like entering a weird and eerie world, with sandstone spires called hoodoos creating a landscape that is a playground for the imagination. Explore the rim of a great amphitheatre, stopping at various lookouts to snap pictures of fairytale castles, cathedrals, meandering trails and secret hideaways, all carved out of stone by Mother Nature. This a ernoon you’re free to blaze your own trail. Later, put on your cowboy boots and Stetsons for a Western Farewell Dinner lled with good food and good fun. (FB, FD)

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Bryce Canyon National Park ▶ Depart Las Vegas Travelling down through the scenic Virgin River Gorge, make your way into southern Nevada to fabulous Las Vegas, where your adventures in the Old West come to an end. A transfer takes you to Las Vegas International Airport, or if you’re extending your stay, to the Tropicana Las Vegas. (FB) ir ort arrival will e at .m. lease e aware w e oo i g o r ig ts.

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Follow in the footsteps of the great American patriots and the founding fathers of the land of the free and the home of the brave. Visit the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, Gettysburg battle eld and the site where the Declaration of Independence was signed. Tuck into a Philly cheesesteak and learn the art of chocolate making at Hershey’s Chocolate World.

YOUR INSIDER E PERIEN ES CULTURAL INSIGHT Visit Hershey’s Chocolate World where you’ll learn the art of chocolate making and make your own customised chocolate candy bar

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will get to try their hand and make their very own customised chocolate candy bar. Later, get settled in at your hotel in Harrisburg. (FB, L) Hotel: Radisson Harris urg 7

Washington, D.C. Sightseeing d oin a Local Specialist for a tour of the capital and many of its famous landmarks. View the Washington Monument, the National Mall, the Capitol and the White House. ou’ll be awed as you walk right up to the Lincoln Memorial and World War II Memorial. Enjoy the rest of the a ernoon to explore wherever you want. Maybe 8 visit one of the world’s greatest museums like the Smithsonian Institution. Check out the space vehicles at the National Air and Space Museum or look up at the bellies of the gigantic dinosaurs at the Museum of Natural History. (FB) Washington, D.C. Enjoy an entire day to explore all of the activities and historic sights the United States capital city has to o er. See the adorably playful pandas at the National oo or perhaps take the whole family to learn about one of the most mysterious and exciting jobs around, being a spy, at the International Spy Museum. The kids will love a chance to test their spy skills at the School for Spies. Tonight, enjoy a lively dinner with your travelling companions. (FB, D) Washington D.C. ▶ Philadelphia Nights Follow in the footsteps of Benjamin Franklin, the great inventor and statesman, as you travel to Philadelphia. Stop at the Reading Terminal Market, an old train shed opened in that now houses a huge marketplace featuring food stands serving up yummy local delights. With so many choices, you may need a while to decide which treats you want to try maybe dig into an authentic Philly cheesesteak or a piping hot Pennsylvania Dutch apple dumpling. Continue on to the Independence National Historic Park and visit the National Constitution Center. ou’ll nd out how the giant Liberty Bell cracked when you visit it on display in its own pavilion. View Independence Hall where Franklin and the other founding fathers started the country’s favourite national holiday with the signing of the Declaration of Independence on uly , 77 . (FB) Hotel: Court ard Philadelphia Do nto n

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Harrisburg ▶ Gettysburg d Four score and seven years ago, Gettysburg was one of the most important battlegrounds in the Civil War where President Lincoln gave his remarkable Gettysburg Address and it’s your rst destination this morning. Tour the battle eld with a Local Specialist and be amazed by the greatest collection of Civil War relics at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum. Get settled in to your hotel before meeting your newfound friends for a festive Regional Meal Farewell th century Dinner at the most haunted Dobbins House with a special guest. (FB, FD) Hotel: W ndham Gett s urg Gettysburg ▶ Mount Vernon ▶ Depart Washington, D.C. Be assured that George Washington really did sleep here with today’s visit to Mount Vernon, the home and nal resting place of the rst President of the United States. ids, search for clues to solve the nine di erent puzzles with the special map you will receive as you tour the mansion and gardens, and walk along the forest trail to meet the farm animals. Return to Washington, D.C. where your journey ends with a transfer to the airport or to the Renaissance Washington, D.C. Downtown Hotel for guests extending their stay. (FB) lles ter atio al ir ort arrival will e at .m. o al eaga atio al ir ort arrival will e at .m. lease e aware w e oo i g o r ig ts.

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Under the watchful eyes of colourful toucans and the lush canopy of dense rainforests, enjoy an unforgettable encounter with the vibrant landscapes and creatures of Costa Rica. Glide along the canals of Braulio Carrillo National Park, trek up the slopes of the steaming Arenal Volcano and note the diverse species you encounter along the way.

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Arrive San Jose Pura vida, bienvenidos a Costa Rica. ou’re going to have more fun than a barrel of monkeys and spot more than a barrel of wildlife on this incredible adventure. A local host will greet you at the airport and arrange your transfer to the hotel. Relax by the pool before meeting your Travel Director and fellow explorers at p.m. for a ick o Party. (KP) Hotel: InterContinental Costa Rica San Jose ▶ Braulio Carrillo National Park ▶ Tortuguero National Park Nights d 6 Rise with the roosters and head east through Braulio Carrillo National Park toward the Caribbean Sea. Board a river boat, gliding through canals, lagoons and lowland rainforest teeming with wildlife. ou’ll be amazed at how many kinds of animals live here six species of sea turtles, monkeys, caimans, tons of exotic bird species plus rare and endangered ocelots, river otters and manatees. The a ernoon is yours hang out by the pool or on the beach, or head to Tortuguero Village to meet the local students when school is in session . oin a Local Specialist from the Sea Turtle Conservancy Foundation to learn about the incredible turtles that nest in Tortuguero. Enjoy a 7 bu et dinner at the resort’s open air restaurant along the Tortuguero lagoon. (FB, L, D) Hotel: Laguna Lodge Tortuguero Tortuguero Sightseeing There’s nothing like the wake up call of a troop of howler monkeys to start your day. Set o on a cruise through the park’s canals with your captain and guide to explore the lush waterways of Tortuguero National Park. ou may want to start a tally of all the types of wildlife you’ll see. Look out for sloths, green iguanas, caiman, crocodiles and colourful toucans. Of course, you’ll spot tons of monkeys agile howler and spider monkeys and white faced capuchins swinging through the dense rainforest canopy. This a ernoon, venture back out on the canals to add to your wildlife tally or relax back at the lodge, the choice is yours. If you’re visiting during nesting season ul Sep , join an optional night walk with a naturalist guide to witness some of the world’s largest turtles laying their eggs. A bu et dinner is served at your hotel this evening. (FB, L, D) Tortuguero ▶ Horquetas ▶ Sarapiquí ▶ Arenal National Park Nights d Bid adi s to the monkeys for now as you boat back to the mainland and travel to Horquetas. Here you’ll visit a local Tico family’s palm plantation. Gain a Cultural Insight into growing this exotic vegetable and the family that grows it. Taste something you’ve probably never tried before, the delicate heart of palm. Continue travelling to quaint Sarapiquí where you’ll visit a wildlife centre for amphibians and reptiles run by a family of biologists who rehabilitate animals that can no longer live in the wild. (FB, L) Hotel: Arenal Paraiso Resort and Spa

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Arenal National Park Sightseeing Rise and shine as the forest and volcano are calling. Start the day with a guided trek around the quiet side of the volcano at Arenal National Park. Walk through the old lava rocks and learn about the powerful forces behind the volcano’s past eruptions. Then head to the Arenal Hanging Bridges to walk eye level within the lush canopy, observe the monkeys, sloths and chattering birds up close, and look out to see the rumbling, steaming Arenal Volcano. Later, relax in the thermal springs or take a swim at the pool back at the hotel. End the day at a dinner with your travelling companions. (FB, D) Arenal National Park ▶ Manuel Antonio National Park Nights Get ready to have a blast. Imagine yourself soaring high above the jungle floor as you fly along ziplines through the treetops, eye to eye with the lush foliage and exotic rainforest creatures. iplining through the canopy is sure to be among the most amazing adventures in your lifetime. Later, head south to Manuel Antonio National Park, renowned for its warm blue waters, sparkling white sand beaches and abundant exotic wildlife. This evening, join the gang for a pizza night. (FB, D) Hotel: Parador Resort and Spa Manuel Antonio National Park Sightseeing Walking deep into the National Park with your guide, you’ll de nitely check o a few more creatures on your wildlife list at last count, there were di erent animals and species of birds living here. Listen to the whooping bark of howler monkeys and the chattering of mischievous squirrel and white faced monkeys. Then, it’s time to hit the beach. Laze in the warm Paci c or at the resort’s pool, or choose an optional catamaran cruise with snorkelling where you might see see dolphins, parrot sh or sea turtles available an Apr . This evening, join your fellow explorers to celebrate new friendships and awesome experiences with a Farewell Dinner at the hotel. (FB, FD) Manuel Antonio National Park ▶ Depart San Jose Travel back to San ose’s uan Santamaria International Airport for your flight or extend your stay at the InterContinental Costa Rica. (FB) ir ort arrival will e at a.m. lease e aware w e oo i g o r ig ts. lease ote For the more remote areas of Costa Rica such as Tortuguero , we use the best available hotel facilities with comfortable but simple guestrooms and eco friendly amenities perfectly suited to the natural surroundings. This journey requires walking on uneven surfaces and steps and sometimes through heavy showers rain ponchos provided . This journey is best enjoyed by the experienced traveller in good health and who can take such conditions in stride.

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NOV

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Quad Discount (deduct from price above):

US$175 p.p. Exceptions from 01 Jun to 30 Jun 17: US$150 p.p. Exceptions from 01 Nov to 30 Nov 17: US$150 p.p. Exceptions from 01 Dec to 31 Dec 17: US$195 p.p.

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EXTEND YOUR STAY AND AIRPORT TRANSFERS EXTRA NIGHT HOTELS We offer exclusive discounted rates (below) to help you extend your stay at the hotel where your holiday starts or ends. Ask your travel agent to make the reservation when you book your Trafalgar holiday – you’ll find the hotel details on your holiday’s itinerary page. Transfers are not included when you extend your stay with this offer, but Trafalgar can provide door-to-door airport/hotel transfers (see table below for prices). Country

City

Hotel (Prices are per person, per night) (US$)

Single

Twin

Triple

Quad

Costa Rica

San Jose

InterContinental Costa Rica*

Monday to Friday

221

110

104

N/A

35

InterContinental Costa Rica*

Saturday & Sunday

159

80

77

N/A

35

Transfer

England

London

Crowne Plaza Kings Cross Bloomsbury

All Dates

254

154

187

107

50**

France

Paris

Novotel Tour Eiffel†#

All Dates

230

133

165

97

60

Greece

Athens

Metropolitan

All Dates

216

129

121

104

Inc

Italy

Rome

Crowne Plaza St Peters

All Dates

209

154

142

98

45

Venice

Novotel Mestre Castellana†

All Dates

157

113

108

74

55

Scotland

Edinburgh

Holiday Inn†

All Dates

214

137

133

84

35

South Africa

USA

Cape Town

Southern Sun Waterfront Hotel†

All Dates

206

131

117

94

60

Johannesburg

Southern Sun O.R. Tambo International Airport^

All Dates

231

159

144

95

N/A

Las Vegas

Tropicana Las Vegas

Sunday to Thursday

118

59

53

49

21

Tropicana Las Vegas

Friday & Saturday

198

99

79

69

21

Salt Lake City

Little America Hotel

All Dates

128

64

51

44

15

Scottsdale

Marriott Suites Old Town

All Dates

130

65

43

32

23

Washington, D.C

Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel (Peak)

23 Jun - 26 Jun

438

219

160

99

7 Jul - 10 Jul

438

219

160

99

Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel

All Other Dates

218

109

86

65

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Note: Buffet or full breakfast daily in Europe and Central America. Rates are valid based on travel 1 April, 2017 through 31 March, 2018 for all locations. Please contact your Travel Agent or Trafalgar Reservations for rate information for other dates. Transfers are one-way and rates are per person. Quad occupancy is strictly reserved for families travelling with young children and is not available to four adults sharing. In Europe triple rooms will often feature one foldaway bed plus one double bed. Three adults may find these rooms small and suitcase space slightly restricted, therefore triples are not suitable for three adults sharing. IAD = Dulles International Airport

DCA = Ronald Reagan National Airport

*Breakfast Included #An additional supplement may apply †Season supplement may apply. ^Johannesburg hotel provides free shuttle bus

AIRPORT TRANSFERS TRANSFERS IN EUROPE, SOUTH AFRICA, USA AND CENTRAL AMERICA All Trafalgar guests receive complimentary arrival and departure transfers by coach, shuttle bus, minivan, private car or taxi on the arrival and departure day of their holiday between designated airports and hotels for USA and Central America. Anyone arriving before or after the scheduled first and last days of the trip may choose to book and purchase a transfer. In Europe and South Africa complimentary group transfers are available on the scheduled first and last days of the trip at the times specified on the itinerary pages. Anyone arriving later than the group transfer times or anyone booking pre and post accommodation through Trafalgar may choose to book and purchase a transfer. Note: Flight timings must be provided to Trafalgar no fewer than 21 days before flight departure (not required for USA). Please see Trafalgar’s conditions.

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**Transfer from London Heathrow Airport

TRANSFERS IN LONDON Transfers can be expensive in London. Trafalgar has negotiated special rates for transfers to London Heathrow and London Gatwick Airports from the door of your London hotel: US$50 - per person single trip - London Heathrow US$105 - per person single trip - London Gatwick

TRANSFER TERMS AND CONDITIONS: 1) You or your Travel Agent must provide detailed flight information to Trafalgar at the time of booking or at the very latest no fewer than 21 days prior to departure. Once transfers are booked they cannot be changed. 2) For London arrivals, you must stay at the suggested London hotel booked by Trafalgar on the night of arrival and the night prior to your departure date. 3) Trafalgar only includes one inbound and one outbound transfer per person. 4) In the event of flight delays outside of Trafalgar’s control, the transfers will be deemed to be cancelled. 5) All transfers are based on group transfers. No refund is therefore available for missed transfers, or guests not using this service. 6) In the event of unforeseen events (such as road or rail works, strikes or demonstrations), Trafalgar will not be responsible for delayed or cancelled transfers.


READY, STEADY…GO WITH MYTRAFALGAR Every moment matters. To ensure that your trip runs smoothly and we deliver the very best, personalised experience, we require all our guests to register on our new travel portal, MyTrafalgar, before they depart for their holiday. This ensures that we have the information we need to make every moment of your journey special and hassle-free. • We’ll personalise your trip and accommodate dietary or rooming requirements • Make your holiday hassle-free, from hotel check-ins to passport and security checks • Register your emergency contact details, in the unlikely event they’re required • Simply log in and activate your registration on MyTrafalgar. www.trafalgar.com/mytrafalgar

PASSPORTS AND VISAS Each guest is responsible for ensuring their passport is valid for at least 6 months beyond the conclusion of their trip and that all necessary visas and permits have been acquired. Multiple-entry visas may be required if you are entering a country more than once on your holidays. Each guest must comply with entry, health and other requirements of the countries visited during your trip. Contact your Travel Agent, airline or relevant government authorities to obtain the necessary travel information. The Operators and/or their employees and their agents are not responsible for passport, visa, entry, health and other requirements of the countries visited, or for any loss sustained by you for failing to comply with laws, regulations, orders and/or requirements of countries visited.

ONCE ACTIVATED, YOU’RE READY TO TRAVEL!

TRAFALGAR’S PEACE OF MIND VISA CANCELLATION FEE WAIVER For holidays* costing up to US$1,200 per person, waiver fee is US$99 per person For holidays* costing over US$1,200 per person, waiver fee is US$129 per person Trafalgar has devised a unique scheme to protect you against cancellation fees in the event that you should not be granted a visa. By purchasing Trafalgar’s Visa Cancellation Fee Waiver, your deposit and payment to Trafalgar will be refunded prior to your departure from your home country. The Visa Cancellation Fee Waiver covers the Land arrangements made by Trafalgar only and excludes all cruise portions, holidays with internal flights, train travel, pre and/or post trip accommodation and optional extensions. The Visa Cancellation Fee Waiver must be booked at time of making your reservation but can be paid for at time of making final payment. The Visa Cancellation Fee Waiver is not refundable. Purchase of visa waiver insurance is limited to one group of 5 guests per departure, subject to availability at time of booking. N.B. This scheme does not apply to cancellations due to change of mind or for any other reasons. It is applicable only in the event that you provide documentary proof of having a visa application refused. If a guest fails to join the guided holiday on the day of the trip’s departure, cancellation fees will be charged at 100% as according to the standard terms in this brochure under ‘Cancellations And Cancellation Fees’. Bookings made within 14 days without the necessary visa approvals are not eligible for this Visa Cancellation Fee Waiver and will be subject to the standard cancellation terms and conditions. In addition to the above, Trafalgar recommends comprehensive travel insurance is purchased. Speak to your Travel Agent. *Applicable only to the guided portion of your holiday.

Before you go: You’ll receive all of your itinerary details and travel documents. You can then choose to meet your Travel Director and connect with your travel companions, explore your itinerary and receive pre-trip updates. • While travelling: Always stay in the know, with updates from your Travel Director. Chat to your companions in real time and share your pictures with friends and loved ones • Back home: Reminisce about your journey, stay in touch and get inspired for future trips • MyTrafalgar: Your easy to use travel portal for the perfect Trafalgar holiday • To activate simply log in and activate your registration on MyTrafalgar www.trafalgar.com/mytrafalgar

BROCHURE TERMINOLOGY Here is a description of some of the specific terms used in the itinerary pages of this brochure: Visit – In-depth sightseeing with a Local Specialist or Travel Director. Includes fast-track entry (where applicable). View – A brief stop to enjoy the sights and take photos. See – See the sights while driving by on your coach, or from your cruise or train. 41


BOOKING CONDITIONS AND OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION Large print version is available at: www.trafalgar.com PAYMENT & CANCELLATION FEES SUMMARY INFORMATION LAND ONLY GUIDED HOLIDAYS Deposit required Final Payment No of Days 45 days and over 44-22 days 21-8 days 7-1 days Departure Day/No Show

US$200 45 days Penalty Deposit 25% 30% 50% 100%

YOUR GUIDED HOLIDAY BOOKING The Travel Corporation (2011) Pte Ltd is the ‘Sales Company’; Trafalgar Tours Limited – Great Britain and Europe Holidays; Thompsons Africa – South Africa Holidays and Destination America Inc – North and Central America Holidays are the ‘Operators’; collectively these companies are referred to as ‘Trafalgar’. Your agreement is with Trafalgar and a contract is formed when you make a reservation with us that we accept. Enrolment in and payment for a guided holiday shall constitute agreement and acceptance by the guest of the terms and conditions in this brochure. These cannot be varied except in writing by an officer of the Company. The invalidity of any provisions herein shall not affect the validity of any other provisions. The agreement shall be construed as though the invalid provision was not contained herein and was replaced with an enforceable provision as similar as possible to the original provision. Disclaimer Travel is personal and each individual’s goals and experiences may differ. Trafalgar will not be bound by, or liable for, any description, photograph, representation or warranty made by or provided by any independent third party sales representative, Travel Agent, or other person or entity relating to any holiday offered by Trafalgar. Departure Date The departure date is the date indicated on the Trafalgar confirmation. Security Security is a major concern to all of us and the situation globally is constantly changing. Events around the world, coupled with the “Travel Advisories” put out by various governments, may at times necessitate changes to the accommodations and itinerary or even trip cancellation. You must accept these risks involved in travel to any country that may experience security difficulties and accept responsibility for your own travel decisions. WHAT’S INCLUDED IN THE GUIDED HOLIDAY PRICE Inter-city Travel By private motorcoach, trains, cruises and ferries (see itineraries). Air Transportation Not included unless otherwise outlined in each itinerary page price panel. Guided Holiday By air-conditioned luxury motorcoaches. On London sightseeing and some Regional holidays motorcoaches without toilet facilities are used. If due to circumstances beyond our control motorcoaches are used otherwise than as advertised, a refund of US$10 per person will be made. Toilets may be affected by higher altitude or extreme weather conditions such as freezing temperatures and for the comfort of those on board the motorcoach the toilets may have to be closed. In these circumstances additional rest breaks will be incorporated into the itinerary. Hotel Accommodation Prices are per person, based on two persons sharing with private bath or shower. Triple and quad rooms may be available on selected holidays in limited numbers. Triple rooms will often feature one foldaway bed plus one double bed. On Family Experiences, triple and quad rooms are strictly reserved for families travelling with young children and are not available for three or four adults sharing. Quad occupancy is based on four guests sharing one room with two beds. Quad rooms may be used only for two adults and two children, both aged 17 or younger. Rollaway beds are not included in either triple or quad prices. Every effort has been made to reserve two-bed rooms; however, on some occasions, rooms with one double bed may be the only choice available. These rooms will be allocated to single Travellers and couples first; other rooms may feature a single bed and rollaway bed, murphy bed or sleeper sofa Special room requests (adjacent, connecting or lower-floor rooms, as examples) must be made at time of booking. Special room requests are not guaranteed and are based on availability at time of check-in. Many hotels are 100% smoke-free, including all guest rooms, restaurants, lounges, meeting rooms and public spaces. Smoking in a non-smoking room may result in a fine.

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GUIDED HOLIDAYS SOUTH AFRICA ONLY Deposit required Final Payment No of Days 91 days and over 90-61 days 60-31 days 30-14 days 14-1 days Departure Day/No Show

US$250 90 days Penalty Deposit 25% 50% 80% 100% 100%

Substitute hotels may be used sometimes. We try to use hotels of similar standard. Hotel Frequent Traveller program points are not earned with hotels on Trafalgar holidays. Note hotel room sizes, standards, facilities and services provided may vary from country to country and region to region and are often local in style. Free WiFi Internet Service Complimentary WiFi service is available in many Trafalgar hotel guestrooms and/or the public areas of most hotels. In most countries complimentary WiFi is also provided on-board the motorcoaches except in remote locations. The WiFi on the motorcoaches uses the mobile phone network and as a result the connection will be slower than standard broadband and at times may not be available. Audio and Video streaming is not available using motorcoach WiFi. Please note that it is not available on train trips, or when the main Trafalgar motorcoach is not being used, such as on transfer motorcoaches and other local services. For further information on which countries WiFi is offered in as well as daily data allowances please refer to the Trafalgar website www.trafalgar.com/wifi. Travel Director Guided holidays are conducted in English by a professional Travel Director. In the unlikely event that there are fifteen guests or less travelling on a departure, Trafalgar reserves the right to operate this departure on an individual basis with private transfers and individual arrangements. Please refer to the individual guided holiday. Itinerary extensions are operated on a locally hosted basis using regular English-speaking Local Host services. Meals Meals are included as detailed on itineraries. Sightseeing Experiences, entrance fees and an Englishspeaking Local Specialist (when required) are included as detailed in the itinerary pages. Transfers Between airports, hotels, railway stations and piers are included as indicated on each guided holiday itinerary. There will be no refund for missed or unused transfers. If you did not purchase your flights from Trafalgar, you will need to provide your arrival and departure flight information to Trafalgar at the time of booking. It is your responsibility to update Trafalgar with any changes to your flight schedule to ensure that you receive your transfers. Failure to do so may result in missing these services and no refund shall be due for missed arrival transfers resulting from missing or outdated flight information. Porterage Luggage handling of one suitcase per person, at each guided holiday hotel and porter service at airports for intra-air inclusive guided holidays, is included in the guided holiday price. Due to limited motorcoach capacity, a single bag is allowed with dimensions not exceeding 30”x18”x10” (76x46x25cm) and weight not exceeding 50 lbs. (23kg). Airlines may impose stricter weight and size limits for luggage and may also charge fees for checked luggage, including the first checked bag. Please check with your airline(s) directly for their most current luggage regulations and related fees. Trafalgar is not responsible for additional fees imposed by air carriers regarding luggage. A charge of US$6 or local currency equivalent per travelling day will be collected by the Travel Director if a second piece of luggage is permitted to be carried, or if suitcase exceeds weight or size limits. This is not assurance that luggage in excess of limits on size, weight and number of pieces will be permitted on the motorcoach. Carry-on/hand luggage is restricted to one piece per person, not exceeding 12”x11”x6” (30x28x14 cm) to fit under your motorcoach seat or in the small overhead compartment. Carry-on/hand luggage handling is the responsibility of each guest and must be taken on and off the motorcoach by you each day of the guided holiday. Carry-ons with telescopic handles and wheels will not fit in the overhead compartments or under seats and, therefore, cannot be accepted as carry-on luggage. Trafalgar and Trafalgar’s affiliated entities shall not be liable for loss or damage to luggage or any guest’s belongings. Guests should immediately report lost items to the Travel Director who will assist in completing a lost property form that can be used for an insurance claim. Trafalgar cannot

assist in locating lost items after the guest disembarks or completes the Trafalgar holiday. Tips/Gratuities Tips and gratuities are included for services on guided holiday, except to your Motorcoach Driver, Local Host, Local Specialists and Travel Director whose tips/gratuities should be extended on a voluntary, individual basis at the end of your holiday. Included tips/ gratuities cover all services provided by dining-room waiters, housekeeping staff and porters at hotels. Optional Prepaid Gratuities If you have prepaid your gratuities to your Travel Director and Driver, this will be detailed within your holiday documentation. Please note that prepaid gratuities cover only the land portion of your holiday itinerary. We offer this option on the majority of our holiday itineraries. Please check the holiday price panels for the applicable holidays where this option is available. NOT INCLUDED IN GUIDED HOLIDAY PRICE Any items and matters not referred to above, including, airfares to and from your destination, air-related taxes and fees (except where specified); additional fees charged by airlines such as checked and/or excess luggage, seat selections and any other services; passport and visa fees; insurances of all kinds; tips/gratuities to Travel Directors, Local Host, Local Specialists and Motorcoach Drivers; laundry; phone calls; minibar; beverages and meals not detailed in the itinerary; Optional Experiences; and all items of a personal nature. Additional taxes and surcharges may be collected by foreign governmental and non-governmental entities. The price does not cover costs and expenses, including your return home, if you leave the guided holiday whether of your own volition, our decision based on behaviour that disrupts the trip, due to illness, action by any government or other reason. This list is illustrative and not a complete list of every item not included. RESERVATIONS & PAYMENTS 1. Your guided holiday will be confirmed after receipt of a non-refundable, non-transferable deposit as detailed in the Summary Information table. We reserve the right to refuse a booking without giving any reason and shall in that event return any deposit received. If not received within 7 calendar days of booking, the reservation will automatically be cancelled. On certain departures, deposits may be required at time of booking to hold seats. 2. Air-inclusive bookings may require an additional nonrefundable deposit or payment in full at the time of booking, see Air Arrangements section below. 3. Final payment for your land reservation will be due prior to departure no later than 45/90 days (as detailed in the Summary Information table). Payment in full will be required at time of booking for reservations made less than 45/90 days (as detailed in the Summary Information table) prior to the departure date. Deposit and final payment will be converted in the local currency where the booking is made. Conversion is based on prevailing exchange rate on payment date. Please check with your Travel Agent at the time of payment. Your Travel Agent shall hold all monies for each and every person named in the booking until the booking is confirmed. When confirmed your travel agent shall provide those monies promptly to us. We are not liable for insolvency or other financial failures of travel agent should the monies due to us not be received. 4. Trafalgar reserves the right to cancel the reservation and impose cancellation charges if any payment is not received as detailed within the Summary Information table above. Trafalgar will not be responsible for lost land and/or air reservations. 5. Credit Card Bookings: Trafalgar should be advised of your credit card number when making your reservation directly with us. For security purposes, we are required to collect the guest’s credit card billing address, card expiration date and the customer verification code every time a payment is applied. 6. Any special meal requirements, including allergies, must be provided at time of booking and are received on a REQUEST basis only. Trafalgar cannot assure special meal requests will be fulfilled and does not assume responsibility or liability if requests are not fulfilled. 7. Your Travel Agent shall hold all monies for each and every person named in the booking until the booking is confirmed at which time your Travel Agent shall provide those monies promptly to us. You consent to us depositing monies received by us as required by law. We will be entitled to keep interest earned on monies. You consent that all monies paid to us whether through your Travel Agent, by deposit or otherwise, may be disbursed by us as and when we see fit. Book & Pay Early Discounts Discounts are applied at the time of booking, apply to the LAND-only portion of holidays featuring the “Book & Pay Early Discount” in the

price panel, and require full payment by the applicable discount deadline dates (see Your Savings section), but no later than 45/90 days (as detailed in Summary Information table) prior to departure for land-only holidays. If full payment is not received by the correct date - as stated on the invoice - the discount will be removed and the booking will be re-priced. These discounts are not valid on all itineraries or departure dates; do not apply to optional extensions, airfares, government taxes and fees, air flight supplements, extra nights’ accommodation, transfers or any cruise portion of a holiday. Normal cancellation penalties apply. This offer is subject to availability, applies to new bookings only and may be withdrawn at any time without notice. Travel Documents Provided full payment has been received travel documents will be sent in electronic format no later than 21 days prior to departure. You may opt to receive hard copy documents in which case these will be sent you approximately 21 days prior to the departure date. If final payment is not received when due, costs to courier documents will be the responsibility of the Travel Agent. If you are leaving home earlier, please ask your Travel Agent to request your travel documents well in advance. Please also make sure that you provide your Travel Agent with the flight details that are booked independently no less than 21 days prior to flight departure date. Passports, Visas and other Entry/Exit Requirements All guests including children must be in possession of a machine-readable passport valid for 6 months after their trip return date along with applicable visas. Please refer to “Ready, Steady...Go” section. Due to government imposed security/ immigration measures, passport and emergency contact information is required for all guests prior to the release of travel documents. It is the guest’s sole responsibility to secure and/or pay for any and all visas, reciprocity fees, affidavits, immunizations, etc. that are required to be permitted entry into each destination. In some countries you may be subject to entry (reciprocity) fees and/or departure taxes/ exit fees which will be collected at the airports upon entry/departure by local government authorities. Please note that entry to any country may be refused even if the required information and travel documents are complete. For up-to-date detailed information on travel documents and visas, entry/exit taxes and further information on entry and exit requirements please check with your Travel Agent or local consular services. Obtaining and carrying these documents is your sole responsibility. Trafalgar bears no responsibility for such information and will not be responsible for advising and/or obtaining required travel documentation for any guest, or for any delays, damages, and/or losses including missed portions of your holiday related to improper documentation or government decisions about entry. BOOKING CHANGES, CANCELLATIONS & REFUNDS Booking Changes A fee of US$35 or more per person, per change and any further cost we incur, will be charged for any revision or alteration made to a reservation after the booking is confirmed with payment unless the change increases the price of the booking. Costs and charges may increase the closer to the departure date that changes are made. We will try to make your requested change but it may not be possible. A change of guided holiday date or itinerary within 45/90 days (as detailed in the Summary Information table) days of departure date will be treated as a cancellation. Cancellation fees will apply except when the change is to an earlier departure date and the guided holiday price is equivalent or greater, in which case a US$35 (or more) per person amendment fee will be charged. Name changes or corrections will be treated as a cancellation and fees may apply. You must also pay any charges imposed by airlines for any changes, including name and date changes. This can be up to 100% of the value of the ticket. CANCELLATIONS AND CANCELLATION FEES: Travel arrangements for any member of the party may be cancelled at any time by written notice by the person who made the booking. Please note the following: • If notice of cancellation is received by Trafalgar more than 45/90 days (as detailed in the Summary Information table) prior to the guided holiday departure date, deposit will be retained along with Trafalgar’s Cancellation Fee Waiver payment. • If full payment is not received 45/90 days (as detailed in the Summary Information table) days prior to departure date, Trafalgar has the right to cancel your reservation. Trafalgar will not be responsible for lost reservations. • Notice of cancellation must be made in writing directly to

Trafalgar or through your Travel Agent. Please also refer to Trafalgar’s Cancellation Fee Waiver payment. • If a person in a party cancels and there is a room change caused by this cancellation (such as a Twin/Double to Single, or Triple to Twin/Double), charges for the new room type will be the responsibility of the remaining party. The charges detailed in the Summary Information table will apply when notice of cancellation is given after the booking is confirmed. • If a guest fails to join the guided holiday on the day of departure, cancellation fees will be 100% (unless the guest notifies us of the delay and joins the guided holiday later at their own expense). • Cancellation fees apply to additional accommodation and/or chargeable transfers prior to and after the guided holiday or cruise reserved through Trafalgar and are additional to any cancellation fees or other charges that may be levied by your Travel Agent. • Additional hotel accommodation and/or chargeable transfers cancelled within 14 days of booked date will incur a 100% cancellation fee. For cancellation outside 14 days before the booked date the following fees will be charged: 46 days and over US$35 per person 45-22 days 25% of price for the accommodation and/or chargeable transfers 21-15 days 30% of price for the accommodation and/or chargeable transfers • Travel Agent fees and cancellation charges may also apply. • Airline Flights/Tickets: After deposit has been received, any change prior to airline ticketing incurs a US$35 service fee per person or if after ticketing a US$75 service fee per person. This is in addition to any airfare rate increase and any additional change fees imposed by the Airline. Some airfares including published fares booked by Trafalgar are non-changeable and nonrefundable. See Air Cancellation Section. • Trafalgar is not responsible for other travel arrangements that you or your party has made outside Trafalgar and which are affected by our cancellations. If the reason for your cancellation is covered under your insurance, you may be able to reclaim these charges from your insurer. You or your Travel Agent are responsible to make the claim to your insurer. Illness or Absence Early return expenses are the guest’s responsibility. There is no refund for absence or early departure from a guided holiday, including but not limited to missed hotels, transfers, meals or sightseeing. Trafalgar urges you to purchase travel insurance to cover such circumstances. Trafalgar makes no representation or guarantees concerning reimbursement, scope of coverage, or other aspects of any travel insurance policy or claim. AIR ARRANGEMENTS Reservations/Ticketing If an air reservation is made by Trafalgar payment in full may be required for your airfare at the time of booking your flights in relation to your Trafalgar holiday to get you to the starting point of your holiday and from the ending point of your holiday. On receipt of full air payment your airfare, taxes and fuel surcharges are final. This will be regardless of future price fluctuations up or down. When booking a guided holiday including flights, you will be required, at the time of booking, to provide us the full name as detailed on the passport, passport number, date and place of issue for each guest. Changes to flight itineraries and name changes and/or corrections may either not be allowed or may result in penalties charged by the airline. These are the guest’s responsibility. Airlines (and other travel providers including Trafalgar) change prices and routes from time to time. All air routings are in the sole control of the airline and are subject to change at any time. Air Cancellation Airlines may impose penalties up to 100% of the air ticket value. Airline Availability Seats are limited in our contracted class of service and may not be available on every flight. Trafalgar does not hold block space on any airline and does not assure seat availability for every single guided holiday departure date. Airline Seating Not all airlines offer pre-assigned seats. Some may charge for pre-assigned seats. Any additional charge imposed by airlines will be at guests’ expense. Where pre-assigned seats are not offered or different seats are desired, guests must contact airline(s) directly to arrange seating assignments. Seating is solely under the airline’s control, as are itinerary changes due to flight delays and schedule changes. Trafalgar reserves the right to offer alternative schedules for itineraries affected by airline schedule changes and equipment. Flight delays, flight


cancellation and schedule changes are the responsibility of the airline. Trafalgar will not be responsible or liable for such delays or rescheduling. Airline Special Requests Seat assignment and special meal requests can be requested at time of booking. Trafalgar does not assure the request will be granted. Frequent Flyer miles can be accrued on most air carriers. Upgrades using mileage are not permitted. Many airlines do not automatically add frequent flyer numbers to records for flights booked and ticketed by Trafalgar. It is the guest’s responsibility to request frequent flyer credit from the airline. Trafalgar shall not be responsible for matters concerning frequent flyer miles. GENERAL INFORMATION & CONDITIONS Guided Holiday Prices Are based on costs, charges, tariffs, rates, prices, taxes, levies, exchange rates and other considerations as of the production date of this brochure (see back cover). All are subject to change. No surcharges regarding cost or currency fluctuations will be made to the LAND only price once the deposit is received. No refund will be made on account of reduction of any of the above. If the total guided holiday price increases by more than 10%, guests will have the option to cancel the guided holiday within 7 days of notification of the surcharge without penalty. All prices are in US Dollars unless specified. Other Fees and Taxes Taxes and fees are subject to change without notice and will be confirmed at time of booking. Any additional fees charged by the airlines such as luggage handling, seat selections, and/or any other services are the sole responsibility of the guest(s). Additional airrelated restrictions apply. Guided Holiday Participation On all guided holidays children under 5 years of age are not eligible to travel. Children under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult, who will be responsible for their welfare and supervision. Alcoholic beverages will not be served to guests under the legal age for alcohol consumption in the country being visited. Minors under age 18 travelling to certain foreign countries must be accompanied by both parents or have a notorised letter of consent signed by the parent(s) not travelling. Trafalgar is not responsible for any losses if you fail to have appropriate documentation. If the other parent is deceased or the child has only one legal parent, a notorised statement must be obtained as proof. Trafalgar seeks to provide a safe, enjoyable and memorable travel experience for all guests. Trafalgar welcomes guests with special needs or disabilities. Please note the following: - Guests must advise Trafalgar, at time of booking, of any physical, medical or other special needs that require accommodating. Trafalgar will make reasonable modifications to its policies, practices and procedures when necessary, unless doing so will fundamentally alter the nature of the services provided. - Guests must ensure they are medically and physically able to travel. - Trafalgar may impose safety requirements. Trafalgar may exclude an individual from participating in a guided holiday or an activity if the individual’s participation poses a threat to the health or safety of others. This decision, made solely by Trafalgar, to exclude an individual will be based on an individualised assessment based on reasonable judgment that relies on current medical evidence or on the best available objective evidence to determine the nature, duration and severity of the risk, the probability that potential injury will occur and whether reasonable modifications of policies, practices or procedures will mitigate the risk. No refunds will be given if the decision is made to exclude a guest. - Trafalgar does not provide personal devices (such as wheelchairs, hearing aids or prescription eye glasses) or services of a personal nature (such as eating, toileting or dressing). A Traveller who requires services of a personal nature (eating, toileting or dressing, as examples) should strongly consider bringing a companion to provide such assistance and must understand that other Travellers, Travel Directors and Trafalgar Staff will not be available for such purpose. - Regrettably, motorised scooters are not allowed on guided holidays. - Trafalgar does not employ medical personnel. Any necessary medical attention must be sought at a local facility, if available, at the guest’s expense. Trafalgar is not responsible or liable for losses or costs incurred due to unavailability of medical services, or medical services obtained while on holiday, or for the quality of the care or services received. Medical care in other countries is not always comparable to care that you may receive in your local area. You are encouraged to purchase medical insurance that will cover you while on holiday. Your regular health insurance benefits may not apply abroad. - In purchasing your holiday, you attest that you are physically fit for it. If you have concerns please request additional details about your journey from your Travel Agent or Trafalgar. - Some guided holidays include rough terrain, extensive walking over cobblestone streets, uneven pavement, steps and/or locations which may not be easily accessible or accessible by wheelchair. During the guided holiday, Trafalgar may make arrangements with carriers, hotels and other independent suppliers to provide travel services. These parties are independent entities which Trafalgar does not control. Trafalgar cannot guarantee disability access or accommodations for guests travelling on international guided holidays.

Many Optional Experiences are operated by independent third party suppliers, not Trafalgar. These are not part of the holiday package provided by us. Your contract will be with the operator of the experience. We are not responsible for providing of the experience, or anything that happens during the experience. Some experiences involve outdoor activities and/or can be physically demanding. You must make your own decisions about experiences and participate only in activities that suit your physical ability: we suggest that you speak with your medical provider if you have questions about your abilities. We recommend you check whether any insurance you have also includes your participation in adventure activities you may undertake. Trafalgar may, in its sole discretion, decline booking any guest or remove any guest who cannot comply or refuses to comply with Trafalgar’s terms and conditions. If this occurs, you are responsible for the cost of travel back to your hometown and Trafalgar shall not be liable for your losses and no refund shall be provided. Behaviour We are here to provide the best services possible but in doing so we will not tolerate abusive or aggressive behaviour from our Guests. We will refuse to deal with and may terminate the holiday of guests who assault our Company Representatives or who are abusive or aggressive. When you make a booking, you accept responsibility for the proper conduct of all members of your party during your stay. We reserve the right at any time to terminate the travel arrangements and/or cease to deal with any party member(s) whose behaviour, in the reasonable opinion of us or our suppliers, may cause danger, upset, disruption or distress to anyone else or damage to property. Full cancellation charges will apply and no refund will be made. We shall have no obligation to pay compensation or meet any costs or expenses (including but not limited to alternative accommodation and return transportation arrangements) guest may incur as a result of the travel arrangements being terminated. If you damage the accommodation in which you are staying or any property, you must reimburse the accommodation provider or property owner concerned for the cost of the damage before the end of your stay if the cost has been established by then or as soon as it has been established if later. You must indemnify us for the full amount of any claim (also including legal costs) made against us. Criminal proceedings may be instigated. Trafalgar is not responsible for any costs incurred concerning a guest removed from a guided holiday or aircraft, ship or train. Guests agree not to hold Trafalgar or any of its related entities liable for any actions taken under these terms and conditions. Young Traveller Discount The Young Traveller must be under age 18 (age 11 or under on South Africa) on the holiday departure date to be eligible for the discount, and must be accompanied by an adult, sharing a twin room. The Young Traveller must be the specified age at the start of travel to be eligible for the discount. Only two Young Traveller discounts per room are permitted except on North and Central America itineraries where the limit is three Young Traveller discounts per room. This discount can be combined with our Travel With Family and Friends Discount. The Young Traveller discount may not be applicable on certain itineraries or regions. Please see ‘Your Savings’ for details. Itinerary Variations Trafalgar strives to improve guided holiday itineraries, services and features. If improvements can be made, or if circumstances beyond our control make changes necessary, we reserve the right to vary itineraries and to substitute hotels. At certain peak periods multiple departures may operate, sometimes in reverse order; hotels may vary from those stated on the itinerary pages. On guided holidays which include cruises, the ship may be changed for operational reasons. Departures in early and late season are potentially operated in cool weather conditions. As a result, itinerary variations may occur. Certain activities may not be precisely as described or may not be available due to seasonality or weather conditions. We will try to notify you or your Travel Agent of changes. If your enjoyment may be diminished by such limitations, please check with us or your Travel Agent before making a reservation. Trafalgar’s ‘Be My Guest’ experiences are unique and take place in singular locations. In the unlikely event that our local hosts are unable to welcome Trafalgar guests, Trafalgar will attempt to find an alternate experience or a highlight meal will be provided in place of the ‘Be My Guest’ experience. Holidays & Changes During local or national holidays, certain facilities such as museums, sightseeing trips and shopping may be limited or unavailable. In such instances itinerary changes are made by Trafalgar seeking to reduce inconvenience to guests. Such changes are deemed not to be a major change to the itinerary, and no compensation will be payable to guests. Holidays, closing days and other circumstances may necessitate a change of the day of the week for scheduled regional meals, sightseeing or other activities. If, you feel your enjoyment might be diminished by any of these circumstances please check with the respective national tourist office before selecting a specific departure date. Extended stays If you arranged with us to remain at a destination before or after your guided holiday, your stay will be at your sole expense as is the transfer to either the hotel or airport. Please see the ‘Extend Your Stay’ section for a list of pre- and post-guided holiday accommodation. Space is limited and if available is for up to three nights before and/or after each guided holiday. Breakfast and luggage handling is not included unless otherwise noted.

Trafalgar does not provide complimentary transfers for guests booking pre-and post-night accommodations. However, inexpensive airport transfers can be purchased from Trafalgar. If your extra night accommodation is not the hotel where your guided holiday begins or ends, you will be responsible for your transfer arrangements at your own expense. For your comfort Trafalgar operates a daily seat rotation system and enforces a strict no smoking (including e-cigarettes) and no alcohol policy on board motorcoaches. Regular comfort stops are made on travelling days. Many hotels, restaurants, trains, cruises and other venues are 100% smoke free. Guided Holiday Cancellation Trafalgar reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule any guided holiday departure in any circumstances, including in accordance with operating requirements or circumstances beyond its control. If cancellation is made by Trafalgar any time prior to departure date of the guided holiday except when you failed to pay the final balance on time, Trafalgar will either refund the amount received for the guided holiday booking, or offer a comparable holiday if available. Trafalgar will refund any difference in price if the alternative is of a lower price however, the Guest will be responsible for additional costs if the alternative is priced higher. Trafalgar is not responsible for other travel arrangements affected due to our cancellations and is not liable for any cancellation penalties incurred on other travel arrangements including air tickets. Travel Insurance Trafalgar recommends that all guests purchase comprehensive Travel Insurance. Certain countries have a requirement for foreign visitors to have valid medical insurance on entry. Trafalgar cannot be held responsible for denied entry if a guest is unable to provide details to authorities of insurance or denial of entry for any reason. If you are booking your Trafalgar guided holiday through a travel agency, please ensure that your insurance covers insolvency of the travel agency you are booking through. Please note that your travel agent will ask for this confirmation and decision upon booking. Disclaimer of Warranties The Operator warrants only that the services shall be generally, though in view of the vagaries of travel, not necessarily precisely, as described, and subject to changes and the other terms and conditions herein. All other warranties, express and implied, including warranties of fitness for a specific purpose and merchantability are expressly excluded. There is no warranty that extends beyond the description of the face hereof. RESPONSIBILITY Complete Agreement These booking conditions, together with the other terms incorporated into this contract referred to below, represent the entire agreement between the parties. Changes The Operator shall be responsible to the guest for supplying the services and accommodations described in this brochure, except where they cannot be supplied or the itinerary is changed due to delays or other causes of whatever kind or nature beyond the Operator’s control. In such circumstances, the Operator will seek to supply comparable services, accommodations and itineraries and there shall be no refund in these circumstances. Disclaimer of Liability Neither Trafalgar nor the Operator nor its agents or affiliated entities (“released parties”) shall be responsible or liable for cancellations, acts of other service providers, diversions or substitution of equipment or any act, variation, postponement, omission or default by air carriers, land carriers, hoteliers or hotels, transportation companies, or any other persons providing services or accommodations to guests including any results thereof, such as changes in services, accommodations or facilities. Nor shall they be liable for loss or damage to luggage or property, or for injury, illness or death, or for any damages or claims whatsoever arising from loss, negligence or delay from the act, error, omission default or negligence of any person not its direct employee or under its exclusive control, including any act, error, omission, default, or negligence of any country, government or governmental authority, officer or employee. The released parties shall not be liable for indirect, special or consequential damages. All luggage and personal effects are at all times and in all circumstances at the risk of the guided holiday participant. Trafalgar recommends that guest obtain luggage insurance. After return at the end of the guided holiday, if lost articles are found and returned to the owner, a service fee will be charged. The Travel Directors, carriers, hotels and other suppliers who provide services on guided holiday are independent contractors; they are not agents, employees or servants of the Operator or its associated companies. All certificates and other travel documents for services issued by the Operator are subject to the terms and conditions specified by the carriers and suppliers and to the laws of the countries in which the services are supplied some of which may limit or exclude liability. You are responsible for ensuring that you keep all of your travel documents safe and that they are available for inspection. Carriage by sea is subject to the Carrier’s Conditions of Carriage which are expressly incorporated into this contract, copies of which are available upon request. The released parties are not responsible for any criminal or other conduct by third parties, whether criminal, intentional, grossly negligent, negligent or otherwise. Additional Risks Additional risks and dangers may arise including, but not limited to, hazards of travelling in undeveloped areas, hazards of travel by boat, train, automobile, aircraft and other means of conveyance, animal

interactions, forces of nature, political unrest, other unrest, hazardous local customs and practices, differing levels of sanitation, differing standards of safety, risks associated with water, food, plants, insects and differing animal regulation, accident or illness in areas lacking means of rapid evacuation or medical facilities, and acts of national and local governments and unrest and acts of others against governments. These risks are not an exhaustive list but are examples of many kinds of risks. You are voluntarily participating in these activities with the knowledge that there are significant dangers involved, and you hereby agree to accept any and all risks. As lawful consideration for the agreement with Trafalgar to participate in such trips and activities you agree you will not make a claim against Trafalgar, its related companies or its personnel or sue for bodily injury, emotional trauma, death, property loss or damage or other loss, cost or expense, however caused, as a result of or related to your contracting for, travelling to or from, or in any and every other way participating in the trip. You release Trafalgar, its related companies and its personnel from any and all claims, known or unknown, arising from contracting for, travelling to or from, and in any and every way participating in a trip. This release of liability and assumption of risk agreement is entered into on behalf of you and all members of your family and party, also including minors accompanying you. This agreement also binds your heirs, legal representatives and assigns. Safety Where the guest occupies a motorcoach seat fitted with a safety belt, neither Trafalgar nor the Operator nor its agents or co-operating organisations or service providers will be liable for any injury, illness or death or for any loss or damages or claims whatsoever arising from any accident or incident, if the safety belt is not being worn at the time of such an accident or incident. This exclusion and limitation of liability shall not be used to imply that the Operator or its agents or affiliated entities are liable in other circumstances. International Treaties Transportation companies, airlines etc. are not to be held responsible for any act, omission or event during the time guests are not on board planes, transportation or conveyances. We rely on international convention which may apply to the services provided by us, our suppliers or agents with respect to any claim of any nature brought by you against us as a result of the provision of those services. International conventions which apply may include: Warsaw Convention 1929, (as amended by Hague Protocol and Montreal Protocol) in relation to air travel, or Montreal Convention; the Berne Convention for rail travel; Athens Convention 1974 for carriage by sea; the Geneva Convention for carriage by road and the Paris Convention 1962 for Hotels. We are to be regarded as having all the benefits of these conventions on limiting our liability in relation to any claim for death, injury, loss, damage and delay to guests and luggage. Enrollment in and payment for a guided holiday shall constitute agreement and acceptance by the guest of the terms and conditions in this brochure. These cannot be varied except in writing by an officer of the Company. The Travel Corporation (2011) Pte Ltd Limited Role The Travel Corporation (2011) Pte Ltd is only responsible for the services of reservations and ticketing. It does not accept any responsibility or liability for any of the acts, omissions or defaults, whether negligent or otherwise, of any of the companies of the Trafalgar group of companies. All matters arising in relation to the services provided by The Travel Corporation (2011) Pte Ltd, but not in respect of other things, are subject to the law of Singapore. Errors and Omissions In the case of computer or human billing errors, we reserve the right to re-invoice participants with correct billing. Every effort is made to ensure brochure accuracy at the time of going to press; however Trafalgar cannot be held responsible for printing or typographical errors, or errors arising from unforeseen circumstances. Moreover, photographs and descriptions of locations or attractions are merely representative of conditions that existed at time of brochure printing and conditions may not be the same at the time of your journey. The airline(s) featured or nominated in this brochure do not by virtue of their endorsement of this brochure commit or represent themselves either as contracting with any purchaser of a holiday from Trafalgar group or as having any other legal relationship with them. All bookings made with any provider of any transport, facilities, meals, other goods or of any services are subject to terms and conditions and exclusions and/or limitations of liability imposed by them in relation to matters not covered particularly and expressly by our agreement with Trafalgar. If you decide that you do not want to visit a country or part of a country you intended to visit because of any law, condition or requirement of any government or governmental authority, official, servant or agent, you are responsible for any costs, expenses, charges, fees, losses or damage incurred as a consequence and any cancellation or amendment fees. None of the companies in the Trafalgar group of companies, or any of their servants or agents, accept any responsibility or liability for your acts, omissions, defaults, conduct, state of health, condition or circumstances. COMPLAINT PROCEDURES & CONSUMER PROTECTION Complaint Procedure If you have a problem during your holiday please inform Trafalgar’s Travel Director/Local Representative immediately, who will try to make things right. If the matter was not resolved locally, please write to Trafalgar’s Guest Relations Department at the address below within sixty (60) days of the end of the Trafalgar holiday, as

it is important that you provide us the information quickly. Please quote your booking reference number and all relevant information. Failure to follow this procedure may delay or deny us the opportunity to investigate and rectify the problem, which may affect the way your complaint is dealt with and your rights under this contract. Data Protection To process your guided holiday booking, Trafalgar will need to use personal information for you and guests in your booking. Personal information may include each guest’s name, address, phone number, email address, passport number, and sensitive information such as health, medical, dietary, mobility, religious or other special requirements. This personal information may be passed on to other suppliers of your travel arrangements in addition to public authorities (such as customs and immigration), security and credit checking organisations, and otherwise as required by law. We may need to provide personal information to contractors who provide services to or for us (e.g. sending mail, providing marketing assistance, etc). This may involve sending personal information (including sensitive information) to other countries that may not afford the same level of protection of personal information. In making your booking, you consent to your personal data being passed to relevant third parties as set out above. We may also use the personal information you provide us to review and improve the guided holidays and services that we offer, and to contact you (by post or email) about other guided holidays and services offered by Trafalgar that you may be interested in. If you don’t want to receive this information or want a copy of the personal information we hold about you, write to us at: The Travel Corporation (2011) Pte Ltd, Customer Relations, 600 North Bridge Road, Parkview Square #06-06, Singapore 188778. Trafalgar may charge a fee for supplying you with this information as permitted by law. OTHER CONDITIONS Each guest is required to comply with the terms, conditions, requirements, laws, rules and/or regulations of any service provider, or any country or governmental authority, and shall be liable for any such non-compliance. Booking Arrangements Your booking arrangements can be made through your Travel Agent or with us directly. When you make a booking you must be at least 18 years of age at the time of booking. You are guaranteeing that you understand and have the authority to accept and do accept on behalf of yourself and all members of your party the terms of these booking conditions. We will deal only with the lead booking name in all subsequent correspondence and dealings. You are responsible for making all payments due, ensuring the accuracy of all personal details and other information supplied in respect of yourself and your party, notifying us of any changes or cancellations and for receiving correspondence and keeping your party informed. Additional Optional Experiences With Trafalgar, you will enjoy many famous highlights as included features on your guided holiday, at no extra cost. An exciting array of additional Optional Experiences and Activities may be made available to further enhance your experience. These Experiences and Activities are optional, and are offered at special preferential prices. They can be booked only after you start your guided holiday, as many of them are carefully programmed to coincide with highlights available at the time of your visit. A detailed list and cost of these will be included in your travel documentation as well as available on the Trafalgar website. You can book and pay for them through your Travel Director, by cash or credit card. Optional Experiences may vary due to seasonal conditions and require minimum guest participation. Prices are subject to change without notice. Please also see the relevant section of “Guided Holiday Participation” regarding limitation (exclusion) of our liability for Optional Experiences operated by independent third party suppliers. THE TRAVEL CORPORATION (2011) PTE LTD 600 North Bridge Road, Parkview Square #06-06, Singapore 188778 Tour Operators: Trafalgar Tours Limited, Travel House, Rue du Manoir, St Peter Port, Guernsey, GY1 2JH, Channel Islands Thompsons Africa, 20 The Boulevard, West End Park, Westville, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa Destination America Inc, 801 East Katella Avenue, Anaheim, California 92805 The Trafalgar group of companies has Marketing/Sales/ Administrative offices/agents in: Australia, Canada, China, Guernsey, Hong Kong, India, Israel, United Kingdom, Ireland, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, South Africa, Switzerland, Thailand and the USA. For further information visit our website at: www.trafalgar.com This brochure supersedes any other prior brochure on the market. See back cover for brochure version and print date. Major Credit Cards Accepted

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Family Experiences 2017 ASIA