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  • 1.
  • 2. A Passion for Discovery and Exploration
  • 3.
  • 4. Celebrating 21 Years of Expedition Travel in 2011
  • 5. Clipper Odyssey
  • 6. Aboard Clipper Odyssey
    • All ocean view cabins - average 190 square feet
    • 7. Twin beds can be converted to a queen
    • 8. Well appointed bathroom with tub
  • Facilities on board include:
    an outdoor pool, lounge, small library, gym, gift shop, Internet café, and full service dining room with optional buffet available for breakfast and lunch
  • 9. A Day in the Life with Zegrahm Expeditions
    Our aim is to immerse you in the destination…
    Offer a selection of daily activities…
    To maximize the value of your participation.
  • 10. Who Are These Travelers?
    • Average age is 55 years young
    • 11. Inquisitive, information gatherers with college and advanced degrees
    • 12. Adventurous spirit; want special access; bragging rights
    • 13. Involved in their community, support the arts, & donate to charities
    • 14. High percentage of single travellers
  • With Our Compliments
    With Zegrahm Expeditions, virtually everything is included in the cost of your trip. Here is what you can look forward to on all of our expeditions:
    • All gratuities, from porters and ship’s crew to tour guides and leaders
    • 15. All accommodations and meals
    • 16. Welcome dinner and briefing to get to know one another and get a good sense of what’s to come
    • 17. World-class expedition leaders and lecturers
    • 18. Daily activity options, from active pursuits to moderately-paced sightseeing
    • 19. All entrance fees, taxes, and landing and port charges
    • 20. All transfers on group arrival and departure days
    • 21. Gift certificates for recommended expedition gear and reading materials
    • 22. Comprehensive pre-departure packet to prepare you for your trip, with everything from currency information and weather to shipboard amenities and a packing list
    • 23. Medical and emergency evacuation insurance
    • 24. Dedicated Zegrahm program manager to answer all your questions as well as an air coordinator to assist with flight arrangements
  • New & Exciting 2011 Expeditions
  • 25. Sicily with Montenegro, Croatia, Albania & Greece
    September 1 – September 14, 2011
  • 26. Sicily Highlights
    • Explore the exquisite Greek and Roman ruins of Agrigento and Syracuse—both World Heritage Sites.
    • 27. Visit photogenic Dubrovnik, a beautifully-preserved medieval masterpiece.
    • 28. Tour Palermo’s ornate Baroque churches, domed Arab mosques, 12th-century cathedral, and Archaeological Museum with its Punic and Greek art.
    • 29. Sample Sicilian delicacies during wine tastings and gourmet luncheons, including Marsala wines and vintages from the Licata region.
    • 30. Discover dramatic scenery and amazing archaeology in the lesser-visited countries of Montenegro and Albania
  • Crossroads of Empires
    October 29 –
    November 14, 2011
  • 31. Crossroads of Empires Highlights
    • Daylight transit of the Suez Canal
    • Tour the Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of St. John
    • Turkey’s Roman ruins of Aspendos and Perge, and the sunken ruins of Simena.
    • In Egypt, travel to the Monastery of St. Catherine or snorkel/dive in the Red Sea
    • Visit Jordan’s National Archaeological Museum and enjoy a private tour of Petra
  • 32. India & the Maldives
    Dec 17, 2011 – Jan 3, 2012
  • 33. India & the Maldives Highlights
    • Chennai sightseeing includes richly embellished temples and tombs, the National Art Gallery, San Thome Cathedral, and Fort St. George Museum.
    • Travel overland through the lush countryside of Sri Lanka to visit an elephant orphanage, a tea plantation, and the Temple of the Tooth at Kandy.
    • A traditional Kalari Payattu (an ancient martial art form) demonstration in Kerala.
    • A boat cruise through the canals of Cochin— Venice-of-the-East.
    • Exploration of India’s little-visited, tropical Lakshadweep Islands.
    • Unparallel snorkeling and diving opportunities in the northern Maldives plus a visit to a 16th-century place.
  • 34. India & the Maldives Special Offer
    • Special Group Savings
    Bring four or more travelers and each member of your group receives 10% off the brochure rate or bring eight travelers and each member receives 15% off.
    • Special Single rates for solo travelers
  • New & Exciting 2012 Expeditions
  • 35. Voyage to Madagascar
    February 18 –
    March 8, 2012
  • 36. Madagascar Highlights
    • Explore stands of indigenous forest in Mauritius
    • 37. Stroll through Réunion’s charming capital, St. Denis
    • 38. Discover the unique flora and fauna of Madagascar
    • 39. The volcanic Comoros Islands with Arabic and French architecture
    • 40. Snorkel or dive over some of East Africa’s healthiest reefs
    • 41. Zanzibar’s labyrinth of alleyways in Stone Town—a World Heritage Site—filled with the treasures of the East that established its fame: cloves, cinnamon, and vanilla.
  • Mozambique Odyssey
    March 4 - 21, 2012
  • 42. Mozambique Highlights
    • Explore Zanzibar’s Stone Town
    • Search for the endemic Pemba flying fox and Pemba white-eye in lush Ngezi Forest
    • Snorkel or dive with whale sharks, manta rays, turtles, and dolphins in the Mozambique Channel
    • Visit the oldest European building in the Southern Hemisphere on Ilha de Mozambique
    • Explore Inhaca, a natural habitat for more than 300 bird species and, beneath
    its warm waters, 160 species of staghorn and plate corals
    • Cruise through St. Lucia/iSimangaliso Wetland Park, home to a vast population of hippos, crocodiles, and more than 500 species of birds
  • 43. South Africa & Namibia by Sea
    March 18 –
    April 4, 2012
  • 44. South Africa & Namibia Highlights
    • Visit Addo Elephant National Park for an up-close view of magnificent wildlife
    • Drive along the beautiful Garden Route and stroll through a reserve of “fynbos”
    • Sample local wines as we follow the fabled Wine Routes of Franschhoek and Stellenbosch
    • In Cape Town, explore the World Heritage Sites of Table Mountain National Park and Robben Island
    • Photograph the ghost town of Kolmanskop Namibia, where many of the old buildings are partially enveloped by the encroaching dunes
    • Cruise among the curious dolphins that frolic in Pelican Point, Namibia
  • 45. Baltic Odyssey
    July 4 – 18, 2012
  • 46. Baltic Highlights
    •  Tour the architectural masterpieces of Edinburgh
    • 47. Enjoy a daylight transit of the Kiel Canal in Germany
    • 48. Discover the scenic beauty of Bornholm Island, graced with the impressive ruins of Hammershus Castle
    • 49. Tour the historic districts of Gdansk, Riga, and Tallinn
    • 50. Step ashore in beautiful Visby, a World Heritage Site
    • 51. Spend two days in magnificent St. Petersburg—the Venice of the North—where we enjoy a guided tour of the Hermitage Museum and Peterhof.
  • Ireland and the British Isles
    May 22 – June 4, 2012
  • 52. Ireland & the British Isles Highlights
    • View numerous resident seabirds in various stages of breeding during a Zodiac excursion to the privately-owned Saltee Islands.
    • 53. Witness Ireland’s most celebrated sights on a full-day excursion to the Ring of Kerry, including Killarney National Park, Kenmare, and Moll’s Gap.
    • 54. Step ashore on Islay Island for a distillery tour (and a taste) of Lagavulin whisky.
    • 55. Visit Giant’s Causeway, a World Heritage Site, where some 40,000 closely-packed hexagonal columns descend like a staircase into the sea.
    • 56. Meet the charming residents of quaint villages and lift a pint with locals in lively, historic pubs.
  • 2011 Voyages
  • 57. 2012 Africa Voyages
  • 58. 2012 Europe Voyages
  • 59. THANK YOU for your TIME!
    “Life is not measured by the breaths you take, but by the moments that take your breath away."
    - Anonymous