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