Nodaway Valley Bank Ambassadors Club presents…
Spectacular South Africa with Optional 3-Night Victoria Falls Post Tour Extension
November 6 – 18, 2014
For more information contact Sheri McCoy Nodaway Valley Bank Ambassadors Club (816) 364-7711 [email protected]
13 Days ● 21 Meals: 11 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches, 6 Dinners
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Double $4,969 * Single $5,869 Regular rates: Double $5,219 Single $6,119
Included in Price: Cancellation Waiver and Insurance of $270 per person, Round Trip Air from Kansas City Intl Airport, Air Taxes and Fees/Surcharges, Hotel Transfers * All Rates are Per Person and are subject to change IMPORTANT CONDITIONS: Your price is subject to increase prior to the time you make full payment. Your price is not subject to increase after you make full payment, except for charges resulting from increases in government-imposed taxes or fees. Once deposited, you have 7 days to send us written consumer consent or withdraw consent and receive a full refund. (See registration form for consent.) The “Collette Foundation” is an employee-run, global initiative connecting Collette employees, its vendors, and travelers like you with partner communities worldwide in our mission to improve the quality of life for children worldwide – one project at a time.
HIGHLIGHTS… Johannesburg, Soweto, Panoramic Route, Kruger National Park, Safari Game Drive, Garden Route, Knysna, Featherbed Nature Reserve, Ostrich Farm Visit, Wine Pairing Dinner, Cape Town, Table Mountain Day 1: Thursday, November 6, 2014 Overnight Flight One country with a world of treasures, South Africa awaits your arrival. Breathtaking mountain scenery, winding coastlines, remarkable cultural diversity and abundant wildlife in its natural habitat comprise this incredible experience. Day 2: Friday, November 7, 2014 Sandton, South Africa - Tour Begins Your journey begins in Sandton, a city established in 1969. Famous for its rich veins of gold and other valuable minerals, it is now the bustling cosmopolitan center of greater Johannesburg. Day 3: Saturday, November 8, 2014 Sandton - Soweto - Sandton Today your tour manager helps you discover the history of the languages you will experience on your tour along with key words and phrases. A guided tour of Soweto – South West Township – showcases luxurious mansions and informal settlements as you learn about the historic significance of the area. Experience the regional lifestyle when joining locals for lunch at a nearby Shebeen or house tavern. This afternoon, visit the Apartheid Museum for a look into the dynamic history of racial
segregation in South Africa. Gather this evening with your fellow travelers for a welcome dinner. (B, L, D) Day 4: Sunday, November 9, 2014 Panoramic Route - Kruger National Park Travel through the spectacular Drakensburg Mountain Range en route to Kruger National Park, the largest game reserve in South Africa. Scenic wonders surround you as you pass through the Blyde River Canyon, made mostly of red sandstone and known as one of Africa's greatest natural wonders. Set against the triplet mountain formation of the Three Rondovals, resembling traditional round houses of the indigenous people, the canyon is the third largest in the world. Along this magnificent route you will also see Bourke’s Luck Potholes, the dramatic natural cylinders shaped by millions of years of natural erosion caused by fast flowing sand-filled waters. This evening, enjoy a traditional BOMA dinner under the stars where you may sample some local game meat! (B, D) Day 5: Monday, November 10, 2014 Kruger National Park - Safari Game Drive Have your cameras ready for an unforgettable day of adventure and excitement! Enjoy a full day open air
vehicle safari game drive. A local expert leads you in search of the Big 5 – elephant, buffalo, lion, leopard and rhino – and provides insight into these fascinating animals along the way. Watch carefully – you may also see a graceful impala, dazzling zebra or gorgeous giraffe. Relax with a picnic lunch surrounded by the natural beauty of Kruger National Park. (B, L, D) Day 6: Tuesday, November 11, 2014 Kruger National Park - Johannesburg Knysna Travel back to Johannesburg to board your flight to George. Upon arrival, travel to the picturesque resort town of Knysna, in the heart of the Garden Route, to enjoy a 3-night stay. (B) Day 7: Wednesday, November 12, 2014 Knysna Today you visit nearby Featherbed Nature Reserve. Begin with a lagoon cruise out to the famous Knysna Heads which mark the entrance to the lagoon. Next, board a 4x4 vehicle and travel deep into the forest. Discover the local flora and fauna during a leisurelypaced nature walk. Enjoy lunch amongst the ancient milkwood trees – so called because of their white latex sap - before your return cruise. This afternoon, enjoy a drive to Tsitsikamma Forest, a natural gem along the Garden Route. Known for its gorges and steep cliffs, this forest is home to hundreds of species of birds.
Next, visit Plettenberg Bay, a tranquil and charming town originally known as “Bahia Formosa” (or “Beautiful Bay”). Enjoy views of beaches, dramatic rock formations and lagoons. Later you return to Knysna. (B, L, D) Day 8: Thursday, November 13, 2014 Knysna - Oudtshoorn - Knysna This morning, your township tour will highlight the diversity of this community followed by a touching experience as you visit a school*. Learn about the efforts of the Collette Foundation and the local community to conquer the challenges of educating the children of the region. Travel to Oudtshoorn, the ostrich capital of South Africa. Enjoy a guided tour of one of the oldest working ostrich farms in the area and, if you wish, go for a ride on one of these great birds! An outdoor barbecue lunch adds to an amazing day. Upon your return to Knynsa, enjoy some time to explore the charming waterfront area. (B, L) Day 9: Friday, November 14, 2014 Knysna - Stellenbosch Before leaving the Garden Route, enjoy a visit to the Aloe Forex region where you will enjoy an aloe tapping demonstration and a stroll in the indigenous gardens. Next, journey to the heart of the beautiful wine lands region, known for its colorful mountains and endless vineyards. Enjoy a wine pairing
dinner this evening as you indulge in the laid-back atmosphere. (B, D) Day 10: Saturday, November 15, 2014 Stellenbosch This morning, set out on a walking tour of Stellenbosch, one the oldest European settlements in the region. Then, spend a leisurely afternoon relaxing and soaking in the beauty of your hotel. (B) Day 11: Sunday, November 16, 2014 Stellenbosch - Cape Town This morning, travel to Cape Town to enjoy a panoramic tour of this beautiful harbor side city. Cape Town celebrates its noted architecture that fuses the traditions of the French, German and Dutch. Enjoy a thrilling ride on a cable car as it whisks you to an altitude of more than 3,000 feet, landing atop the aptly named, and flattopped, Table Mountain. The views of Cape Town, Robben Island and Lion’s Head will leave you breathless. Return to the city via Table Bay, passing through the Malay Quarter with its mosques and minarets. Make a special stop at the Milnerton Lighthouse. The remainder of the day is at leisure for you to discover charming Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, known for its shopping and entertainment venues. (B)
Day 12: Monday, November 17, 2014 Cape Town Explore the coastal scenery and charming towns that populate the Cape Peninsula. Travel out to Cape Point, stopping for a visit with the penguins at Boulder Beach. On your return, explore the fascinating and famous Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, home to over 5,000 species of plants native to South Africa. This evening, experience a unique farewell to Africa as you enjoy a lesson on the Djembre Drums to learn the local beat. Then, experience a soothing hand washing ceremony before a traditional African dining experience! (B, D) Day 13: Tuesday, November 18, 2014 Cape Town - Tour Ends Your tour ends today in Cape Town. (B) ITINERARY AT A GLANCE Day 1 Overnight Flight Days 2, 3
Johannesburg Hotel, Johannesburg
Days 4, 5
Protea Hotel Kruger Gate, Kruger National Park
Days 6 – 8
Knysna Hotel, Knysna
Days 9, 10
Spier Hotel, Stellenbosch
Days 11, 12 Cape Town Hotel, Cape Town On some dates alternate hotels may be used.
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PLEASE NOTE: Book Now rates valid until May 06, 2014, valid on air inclusive packages only. Important Passport Information: Passports must be valid for at least 6 months beyond the intended period of stay, plus you must have at least 2 blank pages remaining in your passport to allow the entry visa to be issued for South Africa (side by side). Failure to comply with this law will result in denied entry. These pages are in addition to the endorsement/amendment pages at the back of the passport. To complete your vacation, we include roundtrip airport-to-hotel transfers when purchasing Collette airfare with your tour. If you have arranged for your own air, we are pleased to provide you the option of purchasing these transfers. Please note that all transfers will leave at pre-scheduled times.
*Please note that Collette Foundation sites may not be available for visits due to school holidays, weekends or programming challenges. Single accommodations are limited. Triples are not available on this tour. Rooms to accommodate a child are limited and available on request only. Many activities in this itinerary include walking on uneven terrain, or require significant walking at times. Some of the unique experiences, such as visiting historical areas, means accessing locations by foot because motorcoaches are restricted. If you require a walker or wheelchair, or have difficulty walking, you may not be able to access some of these areas and may want to consider an alternate vacation. Our travel counselors can provide additional information or assistance to help you determine the perfect trip for you. Air rate and schedule are applicable for groups of 10 or more traveling on the same flights and dates.
EXTEND YOUR VACATION WITH Optional 4 Days 3-Night Victoria Falls Post Tour Extension Rate: $1,899.00 USD per person, double, land & air inclusive
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Spectacular South Africa RES#: 561855 TRAVEL DATE: 11/06/2014 TERRITORY: S3
For Reservations Contact: Sheri McCoy (816) 364-7711 email: [email protected]
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Nodaway Valley Bank Ambassadors Club 4001 N. Belt Hwy & Cook Road Saint Joseph, Missouri, 64506
For more information contact Sheri McCoy Nodaway Valley Bank Ambassadors Club (816) 364-7711 [email protected]
162 Middle Street Pawtucket, RI • 02860 Phone: 1-800-752-2655 Fax: 1-401-727-9014 BOOKING NUMBER: 561855 DEPARTURE DATE: November 6, 2014
TOUR: Spectacular South Africa Culture & Nature in Harmony GROUP NAME: Nodaway Valley Bank Ambassadors Club
Available Options Personalize your tour by adding an optional activity below. Our recommended options have been carefully chosen to help enhance your individual experience. Complete the provided Prepaid Options Form to reserve your options. Availability is limited and reservations are on a first come, first serve basis. Payment must be received no later than 15 days prior to departure. Prices are subject to change. Children under the age of 18 MUST be accompanied by an adult.
Knysna Savor the Flavors of South Africa
This evening, enjoy a taste of the Garden Route. Relax on the dock of the famous Knysna lagoon. Learn about the local oyster fishing industry as you explore the art of shucking oysters and sip a glass of sparkling wine as you do it. Later, board a paddle boat for an incredible cruise along the lagoon. Be sure to take a moment to soak in the natural beauty that surrounds you. Once onboard, enjoy a chef-led cooking demonstration. Discover local delicacies as your culinary guide showcases five award- winning recipes. And of course, savor every bite of a three-course dinner that comes complete with a glass of wine. Note: non seafood / shellfish options are available. Duration: Approximately 4 hours. Please note a minimum of 10 passengers is required. Transportation is included.
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Option Savor the Flavors of South Africa
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Nodaway Valley Bank Ambassadors Club Attn: Sheri McCoy 4001 N. Belt Hwy & Cook Road Saint Joseph, MO 64506 Fax: (816) 364-7785
Price Per Person (USD) 65.00