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T R AV E L B E Y O N D SMALL SHIP TOURS AND CRUISES
T R AV E L B E Y O N D SMALL SHIP TOURS AND CRUISES
8 DAYS 7 NIGHTS CRUISE ICELAND Reykjavik Heimaey Island Akranes Bildudalur Isafjordur Siglufjordur Husavik Akureyri A SMALL SHIP CRUISE START YOUR JOURNEY WITH A FULL DAY EXCURSION IN ICELAND S CAPITAL CITY REYKJAVIK then embark the elegant M Y Callisto to continue exploring the country s natural wonders With your fellow travelers you will discover a fascinating country with amazing rugged landscapes full of old legacies of Vikings and the Norse Discover Heimaey Island the Pompeii of the North Lake Myvatn the Namarskard a striking geothermal field and the Godafoss Waterfall Journey through the quaint fishing village of Husavik and visit Siglufjordur a fishing town close to the Arctic Circle M Y CALLISTO TOUR HIGHLIGHTS Explore Iceland s Coast Visit the Akureyri s Art Alley Visit Godafoss Waterfalls See a Striking Geothermal Field One UNESCO World Heritage Site
8 DAYS   7 NIGHTS  CRUISE ICELAND  Reykjavik, Heimaey Island, Akranes, Bildudalur, Isafjordur, Siglufjordur, Husavik, Akur...
DAY 4 BILDUDALUR We sail past the Latrabjarg cliffs which rise 450 meters over the sea and reach Bildudalur the good weather capital of the Westfjords Our excursion will feature a walk around Bildudalur taking us to the Dynjandi waterfall and the Sea Monsters Museum In the afternoon we cruise around the Westfjords to Isafjordur Evening arrival in Isafjordur Overnight in port fjords Overnight at sea Meals Breakfast Lunch Dinner DAY 5 ISAFJORDUR SAMPLE ITINERARY DAY 1 REYKJAVIK Early morning arrival in Reykjavik Meet outside the airport for a full day tour before embarking on your cruise We ll start the day with breakfast at a local hotel Our tour includes three of the country s most famous landmarks ingvellir Gullfoss and Geysir together known as the Golden Circle Your full day journey begins with a drive over the moorlands of Mosfellshei i an ancient undulating lava field We ll reach ingvellir National Park a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of Iceland s chief attractions We ll leave ingvellir and continue on to the Gullfoss The Golden Waterfall is the most famous of the country s numerous waterfalls The last of the big three is Geysir geothermal area from which the word geyser originates When we return to Reykjav k we ll make a scenic drive through the city Later in the evening we ll transfer to the ship to begin your 7 night Icelandic cruise Meals Breakfast Lunch Dinner DAY 2 HEIMAEY ISLAND We reach Heimaey Island in the morning and discover a community which almost disappeared during a 1973 eruption that buried 400 homes and created a mountain Heimaey is also known as the Pompeii of the north Our excursions will take us to 2 volcanoes and the Eldheimar Geological Museum where we ll learn about the conditions that led to that 1973 event We leave Heimaey in the afternoon and cruise west to Akranes Overnight at sea Meals Breakfast Lunch Dinner DAY 3 AKRANES In the morning we reach Akranes for our optional full day excursion to Deildartunguhver Europe s most powerful thermal spring and to the Hraunfossar and Barnafoss waterfalls area We will stop in Reykholt once an intellectual center and for many years home to one of the most important schools in the country Medieval poet and politician Snorri Sturluson lived and died here Remains of his farm and a bathroom with a hot pot and a tunnel between the bath and the house can still be visited In the afternoon we rejoin the ship and sail to the Westfjords Overnight at sea Meals Breakfast Lunch Dinner Isafjordur is the largest fishing port in Wesfjords with a trading post dating back to the 16th century Our afternoon excursion will take us to Bolungarvik and then to Osvor town where we will visit a restored fisherman s hut We will tour the Maritime Museum and walk around the town known for its rich cultural heritage and merchant s homes dating from the 18th century In the afternoon we sail to Siglufjordur Overnight at sea Meals Breakfast Lunch Dinner DAY 6 SIGLUFJORDUR HUSAVIK This morning we reach Siglufjordur Iceland s northernmost city and perhaps its most picturesque port Once known as the capital of herring fishing Siglufjordur lies close to the Arctic Circle A walking tour through the city will take you to the port the herring museum and the Folk Music Center housed in Madame House the oldest house in the city Late in the afternoon we sail through the Skjafandi Bay to Husavik port Europe s whale watching capital We will have time to stroll around this charming fishing village and visit the wooden church the best preserved in Iceland Overnight in port Meals Breakfast Lunch Dinner
DAY 4   BILDUDALUR  We sail past the Latrabjarg cliffs, which rise 450 meters over the sea, and reach Bildudalur, the    g...
DAY 7 HUSAVIK AKUREYRI DAY 8 AKUREYRI This morning our full day optional excursion will take you from Husavik to Akureyri We will visit Lake Myvatn Namarksard and Dimmuborgir all fine examples of the volcanic world with lava fields boiling and steaming mud pools steam vents and craters After lunch we continue on the Ring Road to Godafoss the Falls of the Gods We ll hear the Kristni saga recounting the arrival of Christianity and the end of paganism We rejoin the M Y Callisto in Akureyri the capital of northern Iceland We ll spend some time walking around this colorful city visiting in particular the art alley Overnight in port Disembark the M Y Callisto for your trip to the airport and your return flight Meals Breakfast Lunch Dinner Visit Iceland s many naturals wonders and explore the country s major cities on this 8 day journey Meals Breakfast Sailing direction and activities in this itinerary should be considered a sample only Final itineraries are sent to guests one to two weeks prior to departure
DAY 7   HUSAVIK   AKUREYRI  DAY 8   AKUREYRI  This morning, our full-day optional excursion will take you from Husavik to ...
A SM ALL SHIP CRUISE Incredible Value TOUR INCLUDES One full day pre cruise tour of Reykjavik Eight days seven nights aboard the M Y Callisto Luxurious and intimate mega yacht experience with only 17 cabins Experienced program manager while aboard the M Y Callisto Expert local guide while on land excursions All meals included 8 breakfasts 7 lunches and 7 dinners Evening entertainment and lectures while aboard the M Y Callisto All entrance fees to scheduled activities and events All in country ground transportation and airport transfers Travel health and emergency medical evacuation insurance 24 hour emergency customer service hotline Flight concierge service flight cost additional Round trip transfers available for group flights only to ensure timely boarding on ship Trip cancellation coverage available for an additional fee through Allianz Not included airfare baggage fees gratuities and port taxes PRICES STARTING AT CAT P CAT A 6 295 5 995 Per person double occupancy Per person double occupancy CAT B CAT C 5 195 4 795 Per person double occupancy Per person double occupancy ADD PORT TAX OF 295 For single occupancy and full pricing please see website BOOK YOUR TRIP 800 450 2822 MasalaExpeditions com DEPARTURE DATES Jun 10 2017 Jun 17 2017 Aug 5 2017 Aug 12 2017 Jun 24 2017 Jul 1 2017 Aug 19 2017 Aug 26 2017 Jul 8 2017 Jul 15 2017 Sep 2 2017 Sep 9 2017 Jul 22 2017 Jul 29 2017
A SM ALL SHIP CRUISE  Incredible Value TOUR INCLUDES  One full day, pre-cruise tour of Reykjavik Eight days, seven nights ...
10 DAYS 9 NIGHTS SAIL SPAIN AND PORTUGAL SPAIN Malaga Motril Grenada Porto Banus Ronda Gibraltar Seville Jerez De La Frontera PORTUGAL Monchique Portimao Lisbon Silves Sintra A SMALL SHIP CRUISE COMBINE A CRUISE IN SPAIN WITH SIGHTSEEING IN LISBON ON THIS 10 DAY JOURNEY The cruise portion sets sail in Malaga and calls in Motril Granada Gibraltar Seville and more before sailing to Portugal The ship calls in Portimao where you will go on to visit Silves and Monchique before docking for a day in Lisbon Along the way visitors see iconic sights such as the Cathedral of Grenada the UNESCO World Heritage site of Alhambra and the Genralife Gardens Other trip highlights include seeing magnificent views over the Straits of Gibraltar and visiting the Cathedral of St Mary in Seville the world s largest gothic cathedral M S PANORAMA II TOUR HIGHLIGHTS Explore Spain s Coast Visit Alhambra See the World s Largest Gothic Cathedral Enjoy a Tasting of Fine Spanish Wine 4 UNESCO World Heritage Sites
10 DAYS   9 NIGHTS  SAIL SPAIN AND PORTUGAL  SPAIN  Malaga, Motril, Grenada, Porto Banus, Ronda, Gibraltar, Seville, Jerez...
DAY 4 GIBRALTAR The Original Rock Tour commences at the port and takes you along Winston Churchill Avenue to the Spanish border and the east side of the rock through the Dudley Ward Tunnel to Europa Point Look out at magnificent views over the Straits of Gibraltar We continue to the Upper Rock Nature Reserve and the spectacular St Michael s Cave where you ll see remarkable examples of stalactites and stalagmites Next we ll travel to the Apes Den where you can observe the famous Barbary apes Europe s only wild ape population in their natural habitat SAMPLE ITINERARY DAY 1 MALAGA Embark and board the M S Panorama II in the afternoon Dinner tonight will be on board Overnight in port Meals Dinner DAY 2 MOTRIL GRANADA Morning arrival in Motril followed by a drive inland to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Alhambra and the Genralife Gardens Alhambra s construction began in the 11th century on the red hill known as Assabika which overlooks Granada We will visit the most significant halls and courtyards of the Alhambra including the Alcazaba Fortress the Serrallo the Patio de los Arrayanes Myrtle Courtyard the royal baths and the palace of Charles V and more We will move on to the opulent Generalife Gardens the luxurious summer retreat of the Moorish kings of Granada After lunch we ll visit the cathedral built by Queen Isabella immediately after the conquest of Granada Visit the Royal Chapel built as a burial site in 1504 by order of Catholic monarchs between Granada Cathedral the old fish market and the Church of Sagrario Return to the ship for an overnight sail to Puerto Banus Meals Breakfast Lunch Dinner DAY 3 PORTO BANUS RONDA Disembark in Porto Banus and head to the Reservatauro bull breeding farm to learn about the history of bull fighting Afterward we continue to Ronda three sides of which fall perpendicularly to the gorge three hundred feet below After lunch we ll take a walking tour through the Moorish city with its narrow cobbled streets white houses imposing porticos and grillwork windows We ll stop at the second oldest bullring in the country Enjoy leisure time to explore or shop We drive back to the coast by the same spectacular route heading south to San Pedro de Alcantara passing the Serran a de Ronda craggy mountains where eagles soar goats graze and few humans make their homes Our last stop is Marbella one of the most cosmopolitan European ports where we ll have time to stroll around the Plaza de Naranjos before returning to Porto Banus Overnight in port Meals Breakfast Lunch Dinner We continue passing by the WWII evacuation monument and the 18th and 19th century British Defense Wall of white Portland limestone Our first stop here is the 100 Ton Gun the enormous supergun of the Victoria era The tour leads up the winding roads to Gibraltar s summit 1398 feet high to O Hara s Battery which affords a 360 degree view of Gibraltar Spain and on a clear day the coast of Africa Finally we ll continue past the Tower of Homage part of the Moorish Castle Gibraltar s oldest freestanding building built in 1333 We ll finish the tour on Main Street where you can enjoy shopping or return to port Overnight at sea to Cadiz Meals Breakfast Lunch Dinner DAY 5 SEVILLE Our drive into the center of the culture rich Andalusian capital will showcase some of the city s highlights including Maria Luisa Park and the 13th century Torre del Oro Gold Tower Join a short walk through the city streets to the Cathedral of St Mary the world s largest Gothic cathedral and a UNESCO World Heritage site If you re feeling energetic you can climb the 343 foot tower for a breathtaking view over the city Then it s on to the Alc zar of Seville built by the Moors in the 14th century The King of Spain resides there when in Seville making it the oldest palace still in use Enter through the Lion s Gate and discover the palatial buildings patios and gardens that represent every cultural style from Renaissance to neoclassical We ll also go through Barrio Santa Cruz a network of intricate shaded cobblestone lanes that once made up Seville s Jewish Quarter Spend time soaking up the atmosphere and breathing in the fragrant orange blossoms and flowers that adorn the terraces Overnight in port Meals Breakfast Lunch Dinner
DAY 4   GIBRALTAR  The Original Rock Tour commences at the port and takes you along Winston Churchill Avenue to the Spanis...
DAY 6 JEREZ DE LA FRONTERA Inhabited since Palaeolithic times Jerez De La Frontera is located in the part of Andalucia where Tartessian culture reached its peak The 15th century marked the start of prosperity for Andalucia Cattle farming and exports of agricultural produce particularly wine to the rest of Europe and later to America were vital factors in Jerez s development Whether fino amontillado or oloroso you ll want to sample this fine fortified wine in its hometown One of the famous bodegas of Jerez opens its doors and invites us to see the blending process We round out your visit with a tasting of three varieties within the unique atmosphere of the cellar itself We return to the ship in the late afternoon for an overnight at sea to Portimao Portugal Meals Breakfast Lunch Dinner Descobrimentos built to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the death of Prince Henry the Navigator Visit the church of St Jerome Monastery Mosteiro dos Jer nimos a UNESCO World Heritage site and masterpiece of the Manueline style and the National Coach Museum Museu Nacional dos Coches housing one of the world s most significant collections of old carriages We ll walk the narrow streets of Alfama and visit a handicraft shop to sample an aperitif of port wine Then we ll pass by downtown Baixa to admire the most important squares of Lisbon the monumental Trade Square Pra a do Com rcio Rossio Square the heart of Lisbon and the symbolic Restauradores Square Next we drive along the Liberdade Avenue the boulevard of Lisbon and finish at Marqu s de Pombal Square Then check in to your hotel and spend the evening at your leisure DAY 7 SILVES MONCHIQUE PORTIMAO PORTUGAL Meals Breakfast Our excursion starts in the ancient city of Silves which was largely destroyed by a 17th century earthquake Marvel at the centuries old Moorish castle complex with an underground water reservoir a 13th century cathedral built by Alfonso X of Castile on the site of a former mosque and a strong 15th century bridge over the Rio Arade We ll browse the historic exhibits at the Museu Arqueol gico We leave Silves and travel into the Serra de Monchique to the picturesque city of Monchique nestled between two hills The city retains its 16th century charm as you ll see when you walk its cobbled streets and peek through small doorways housing various artisan shops A 17thcentury Franciscan monastery overlooks the town and a 16thcentury parish church decorated with handcrafted blue ceramic tiles We return to Portimao for an overnight sail to Lisbon DAY 9 SINTRA Meals Breakfast Lunch Dinner We set off from Lisbon for the impressive and romantic Pena Palace on one of the highest peaks in Serra de Sintra Natural Park and characterized by a blend of styles Later you ll enjoy free time to wander the streets of the town that charmed kings and inspired poets Explore the range of handicraft stores and teahouses and savor the famous local sweets queijadas and travesseiros Lunch with a spectacular view of the surrounding mountains We move on to Cabo da Roca the most westerly point of continental Europe We ll visit Guincho beach a favorite among windsurfers and Boca do Inferno a cliff formation boasting magnificent views over the coast From here we travel to the cosmopolitan town of Cascais and a glorious view over the bay before making our return to Lisbon along the Estoril coastline This evening is yours to enjoy as you choose Meals Breakfast Lunch DAY 8 LISBON Disembark to discover Lisbon Our first stop will be the Bel m quarter where we will find the most beautiful and historical monuments of the 15th and 16th centuries We ll stop at the Bel m Tower Torre de Bel m a UNESCO World Heritage site and point of departure for some Portuguese maritime explorations and the Monument to Discoveries Padr o dos DAY 10 LISBON PORTUGAL Disembark for your return flight home Meals Breakfast Sailing direction and activities in this itinerary should be considered a sample only Final itineraries are sent to guests one to two weeks prior to departure
DAY 6   JEREZ DE LA FRONTERA  Inhabited since Palaeolithic times, Jerez De La Frontera is located in the part of Andalucia...
A SM ALL SHIP CRUISE Incredible Value TOUR INCLUDES Two days one night hotel stay in Lisbon Eight days seven nights aboard the M S Panorama II Small ship experience with only 25 cabins Experienced program manager while aboard the M S Panorama II Expert local guide while on land excursions Meals include 9 breakfasts 7 lunches and 6 dinners 3 dining experiences on your own Evening entertainment and lectures while aboard the M S Panorama II All entrance fees to scheduled activities and events All in country ground transportation and airport transfers via luxury motor coach Travel health and emergency medical evacuation insurance 24 hour emergency customer service hotline Flight concierge service flight cost additional Round trip transfers available for group flights only to ensure timely boarding on ship Trip cancellation coverage available for an additional fee through Allianz Not included airfare baggage fees gratuities and port taxes DEPARTURE DATES May 20 2017 May 29 2017 Aug 12 2017 Aug 21 2017 PRICES STARTING AT Jun 3 2017 Jun 12 2017 Aug 26 2017 Sep 4 2017 CAT A CAT B Jun 17 2017 Jun 26 2017 Sep 9 2017 Sep 18 2017 6 095 5 195 Per person double occupancy Per person double occupancy CAT C 4 695 Per person double occupancy ADD PORT TAX OF 370 For single occupancy and full pricing please see website BOOK YOUR TRIP 800 450 2822 MasalaExpeditions com Jul 1 2017 Jul 10 2017 Sep 23 2017 Oct 2 2017 Jul 15 2017 Jul 24 2017 Oct 7 2017 Oct 16 2017 Jul 29 2017 Aug 7 2017 Oct 21 2017 Oct 30 2017
A SM ALL SHIP CRUISE  Incredible Value TOUR INCLUDES  Two days, one night hotel stay in Lisbon Eight days, seven nights ab...
10 DAYS 9 NIGHTS SAFARI IN KENYA AND CRUISE SEYCHELLES KENYA Nairobi Lake Nakuru National Park Njoro Maasai Mara Narok SEYCHELLES St Anne Curieuse Cousin Island Anse Lazio Aride Island St Pierre Island A SMALL SHIP TOUR EXPLORE TWO SIDES OF THE AFRICAN CONTINENT AS YOU JOURNEY TO KENYA AND THE SEYCHELLES FOR AN INCREDIBLE ADVENTURE Highlights of the trip include traveling through Kenya s fertile highlands visiting the Maasai Mara National Reserve and engaging with the Maasai people exploring the Rift Valley and tours in Kenya s bustling capital of Nairobi The journey continues in the Seychelles where you fly to St Anne Island before traveling to Curieuse to see giant tortoises sail to the white shores of Cousin Island and snorkel and swim among tropical fish and sea turtles The 10 day journey also includes high end luxury accommodations in Kenya and staterooms on the M Y Pegasus in the Seychelles M Y PEGASUS TOUR HIGHLIGHTS Explore the Coast of Seychelles Snorkel in Waters of St Pierre Hot Air Balloon over Maasai Mara Safari Through Great Rift Valley Visit the Nature Reserve of Aride Island
10 DAYS   9 NIGHTS  SAFARI IN KENYA AND CRUISE SEYCHELLES  KENYA  Nairobi, Lake Nakuru National Park, Njoro, Maasai Mara, ...
DAY 5 MAASAI MARA NAROK After an early breakfast you ll depart the Maasai Mara and continue across acres of wheat and barley farms to Narok Keep an eye out for herds of giraffe and gazelle as you cross the vast plains on the floor of the Rift Valley Head up the rift escarpment on a road built by Italian prisoners during World War II You ll arrive in Kenya s bustling capital around midday After lunch visit the Karen Blixen Museum and Giraffe Centre Evening transfer to your hotel Meals Breakfast Lunch DAY 6 NAIROBI SEYCHELLES After breakfast transfer to Nairobi Airport for your flight to the Seychelles Arrive at Mahe Inter Island Quay St Anne Island Embark the M Y Pegasus After the welcome cocktail and safety drill we leave Port Victoria and sail to nearby St Anne for a refreshing swim stop off the ship in the stunning aquamarine waters Anchor near St Anne for welcome dinner and overnight SAMPLE ITINERARY Meals Breakfast Dinner DAY 1 NAIROBI On arrival at Nairobi Airport you will be met and taken to your hotel DAY 2 NAIROBI LAKE NAKURU NATIONAL PARK Depart Nairobi and travel west through Kenya s fertile highlands past rolling tea and coffee estates Trees part to reveal spectacular views of the Great Rift Valley including the dormant Mount Longonot volcano Your panoramic journey will take you past Lake Naivasha the highest Rift Valley lake 1884m above sea level and onto Lake Nakuru often a shimmering flamingo pink thanks to thousands of beautiful birds lining its shores A closer look may reveal the pink ears of a hippo rising briefly above the surface After lunch enjoy a game drive in Lake Nakuru National Park home to rare tree climbing lions Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight DAY 7 ST ANNE CURIEUSE We leave St Anne Island early in the morning for Curieuse nicknamed The Red Island because of its soil s hue This uninhabited former leper colony houses more than 500 giant tortoises eight species of mangrove tree and the protected Coco de Mer plant We may even spot a black parrot Our walking excursion with a park guide will bring us to the farm alongside impressive mangrove forests and massive granite cliffs We return to the beach for a barbecue under the trees In the afternoon you can enjoy the beach and sea activities Anchor for overnight Meals Breakfast Lunch Dinner Meals Breakfast Lunch Dinner DAY 3 NJORO MAASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE Leave the flamingo fringed Lake Nakuru after an early morning breakfast and head for Njoro town to begin your ascent to the top of the Mau Escarpment about 10 000 feet above sea level Then travel toward Narok gateway to the Maasai Mara National Reserve one of the most spectacular and abundant wildlife destinations in the world and district headquarters of this part of Maasailand You ll travel across Kenya s breadbasket covered with acres of wheat and barley before reaching the Mara After lunch you ll partake in a game drive in Maasai Mara before returning to the lodge for dinner and overnight Meals Breakfast Lunch Dinner DAY 4 MAASAI MARA Spend your morning and afternoon at game drives in Maasai Mara home to many species of mammals and more than 400 species of birds Visitors almost always glimpse the lions rhinos buffalos elephants and leopards for which the African plains are famous Take part in an optional balloon safari Meals Breakfast Lunch Dinner Cost additional DAY 8 COUSIN ISLAND ANSE LAZIO In the morning we sail for the powder white shores of Cousin Island where conservation efforts have allowed much of this former coconut plantation s native forest to regenerate Now a bird sanctuary thanks to Bird Life International s work to preserve
DAY 5   MAASAI MARA   NAROK  After an early breakfast, you   ll depart the Maasai Mara and continue across acres of wheat ...
the Seychelles warblers the island is home to several species It boasts nesting beaches for turtles particularly the Hawksbill Later in the afternoon we sail to Anse Lazio on Praslin Island one of the most beautiful beaches in the world Stroll among red boulders through the powder fine white sand or partake in water sports snorkeling or diving Evening at anchor Meals Breakfast Lunch Dinner DAY 9 ARIDE ISLAND ST PIERRE ISLAND ST ANNE In the morning we leave for Aride Island one of the world s most important nature reserves The island houses indigenous species found nowhere else on earth such as Wright s gardenia and Audubon s shearwater the Seychelles warbler and a significant population of seabird species Our excursion will take you all the way to the top of the island for a breath taking view At noon we sail for St Pierre Island After lunch we reach St Pierre for a three hour snorkeling and swimming stop See a coral reef significantly damaged by a tsunami slowly regaining its former magnificence View an abundant variety of fish such as the blue tang and the clown surgeonfish and if we re lucky sea turtles At sunset we leave St Pierre to sail into Baie St Anne Praslin Overnight at dock Creole Night Meals Breakfast Lunch Dinner DAY 10 ST ANNE Disembark the M Y Pegasus and travel to the airport for your return flight home Sailing direction and activities in this itinerary should be considered a sample only Final itineraries are sent to guests one to two weeks prior to departure Variety Cruises
the Seychelles warblers, the island is home to several species. It boasts nesting beaches for turtles, particularly the Ha...
A SM ALL SHIP TO UR Incredible Value TOUR INCLUDES Five days five nights hotel stay in Kenya Five days four nights aboard the M Y Pegasus Luxurious and intimate mega yacht experience with only 21 cabins Experienced program manager while aboard the M Y Pegasus Expert local guide while on land excursions Meals include 8 breakfasts 7 lunches and 7 dinners 3 dining experiences on your own Evening entertainment and lectures while aboard the M Y Pegasus All entrance fees to scheduled activities and events All in country ground transportation and airport transfers via luxury motor coach Travel health and emergency medical evacuation insurance 24 hour emergency customer service hotline Flight concierge service flight cost additional Round trip transfers available for group flights only to ensure timely boarding on ship Trip cancellation coverage available for an additional fee through Allianz Not included airfare baggage fees gratuities and port taxes PRICES STARTING AT CAT A CAT B 4 295 3 795 Per person double occupancy Per person double occupancy CAT C 3 495 Per person double occupancy ADD PORT TAX OF 300 For single occupancy and full pricing please see website BOOK YOUR TRIP 800 450 2822 MasalaExpeditions com DEPARTURE DATES May 1 2017 May 10 2017 Aug 14 2017 Aug 23 2017 May 8 2017 May 17 2017 Aug 21 2017 Aug 30 2017 May 15 2017 May 24 2017 Aug 28 2017 Sep 6 2017 May 22 2017 May 31 2017 Sep 4 2017 Sep 13 2017 May 29 2017 Jun 7 2017 Sep 11 2017 Sep 20 2017 Jun 5 2017 Jun 14 2017 Sep 18 2017 Sep 27 2017 Jun 12 2017 Jun 21 2017 Sep 25 2017 Oct 4 2017 Jun 19 2017 Jun 28 2017 Oct 2 2017 Oct 11 2017 Jul 24 2017 Aug 2 2017 Oct 9 2017 Oct 18 2017 Jul 31 2017 Aug 9 2017 Oct 16 2017 Oct 25 2017 Aug 7 2017 Aug 16 2017 Oct 23 2017 Nov 1 2017
A SM ALL SHIP TO UR  Incredible Value TOUR INCLUDES  Five days, five nights hotel stay in Kenya Five days, four nights abo...
10 DAYS 9 NIGHTS SAIL THE GREEK ISLES Poliegos Folegandros Santorini Antiparos Paros Delos Mykonos Syros Kythnos Marina Zea Athens A SMALL SHIP CRUISE SPEND 10 DAYS IN GREECE ON A LAND AND CRUISE JOURNEY THAT BEGINS IN ATHENS Stroll to the Acropolis enjoy a scenic drive through the city wander the historic Plaka and then set sail for Poliegos The uninhabited island is known for its stunning beaches M S GALILEO TOUR HIGHLIGHTS Explore Greece s Coast Visit the Parthenon Swim on the Shores of Poliegos See the Village of Oia in Santorini During the seven day cruise guests will also call in Folegandros Santorini Paros Mykonos Syros and more to discover picturesque villages archeological sightings and whitewashed streets that make up this stunning country Explore Mykonos
10 DAYS   9 NIGHTS  SAIL THE GREEK ISLES  Poliegos, Folegandros, Santorini, Antiparos, Paros, Delos, Mykonos, Syros, Kythn...
lesser known islands in the Aegean Sea Once referred to as an untouched piece of true Greece this island has retained its authenticity despite a recent increase in tourism Walk through the picturesque villages and dine at a traditional Greek taverna Meals Breakfast Lunch DAY 5 SANTORINI SAMPLE ITINERARY DAY 1 ATHENS Arrive in Athens where you will check in to the hotel and enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure Today we disembark in Santorini to explore the capital city of Fira followed by an excursion to the excavations at Akrotiri The excavations have uncovered prehistoric settlements including multi storied buildings furniture magnificent wall paintings and elaborate drainage systems We leave Akrotiri to tour the villages of Santorini including the small enchanting village of Oia Known for its breathtaking view over the caldera Oia is one of the most photographed sites in Greece Overnight in Santorini Meals Breakfast Lunch DAY 6 ANTIPAROS PAROS DAY 2 ATHENS Today s visit begins with the most famous temple of the ancient city the Parthenon dedicated to Athena patron goddess of Athens Walking up a winding path toward the Acropolis we will pass through the Propylaea and see the Erechtheum Temple and the Porch of the Caryatids in the distance Continue on foot to the New Acropolis Museum For the first time all surviving treasures of the Acropolis are collected in one place steps away from their original source The collections on display are discoveries of the Acropolis post Parthenon and Roman periods and the excavation site when the museum was built Continue with a guided stroll around the nearby historical Plaka area where you ll enjoy free time for lunch at your leisure Before returning to the hotel we ll take a scenic drive through Athens observing the Parliament the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and the Panathenaic Stadium used for the modern Olympics Meals Breakfast Lunch DAY 3 ATHENS MARINA ZEA Enjoy the morning at leisure followed by an afternoon visit to the National Archaeological Museum which boasts the world s finest collection of Greek antiquities The highlights include the golden mask of Agamemnon Minoan frescoes unearthed at Akrotiri and the superb bronze Poseidon We complete our introduction to Athens with a scenic drive passing some of the most important landmarks of the city Watch for the marble Olympic Stadium where the Olympic Games were revived in 1896 Hadrian s Arch and the former Royal Palace Later we will transfer to Marina Zea for embarkation on our 7 day cruise to the Greek Isles Enjoy a welcome cocktail as we set sail for Poliegos Overnight at sea Meals Breakfast Dinner DAY 4 POLIEGOS FOLEGANDROS We arrive in the morning in Poliegos a tiny uninhabited island known for its astounding beaches There will be an opportunity for swimming followed by a barbecue lunch on deck We continue sailing to Folegandros one of the most beautiful and In the morning we ll enjoy a swim stop in the striking blue green waters of the bay of Antiparos In the afternoon we arrive in Paros and will tour Parikia the capital and the village of Naoussa Visit the 13th century Venetian castle ruins for a panoramic view of the whitewashed houses and classic mansions separated by narrow whitewashed streets The picturesque fishing village of Naoussa is considered one of the prettiest in the Cyclades Roam the labyrinthine streets past white houses churches and taverns or explore the numerous golden beaches Back on the ship put on your dancing shoes and show off your moves during our famous Greek Night Overnight in Paros Meals Breakfast Dinner DAY 7 DELOS MYKONOS This morning we tour Delos antiquity s most sacred island Believed to be the birthplace of the god Apollo and the goddess Artemis the island remains uninhabited to this day to preserve its mythical origins Later we stop at one of Mykonos s beautiful bays for swimming off the ship before sailing into the port of Mykonos The most famous cosmopolitan island in Greece Mykonos is known for its party atmosphere Enjoy leisure time to visit ancient iconic landmarks or lively bars and nightclubs Overnight in Mykonos Meals Breakfast Lunch
lesser-known islands in the Aegean Sea. Once referred to as    an untouched piece of true Greece,    this island has retai...
DAY 8 SYROS DAY 10 MARINA ZEA After a morning swim we arrive in Syros the capital of the Cycladic islands Visit one of its beautiful sandy beaches or walk through town and take in the neoclassical architecture and religious monuments Overnight in Syros After breakfast on shore you ll travel to the airport for your departure flight from Greece Meals Breakfast Dinner DAY 9 KYTHNOS MARINA ZEA In the morning we ll arrive in Kythnos for a swim in Kolones Bay before we set sail for Marina Zea We ll arrive in the late afternoon via Cape Sounion the temple of Poseidon Overnight in Marina Zea Meals Breakfast Dinner Sail the Greek Isles to explore ancient history and timeless beauty aboard a luxurious small ship Meals Breakfast Sailing direction and activities in this itinerary should be considered a sample only Final itineraries are sent to guests one to two weeks prior to departure
DAY 8   SYROS  DAY 10   MARINA ZEA  After a morning swim, we arrive in Syros, the capital of the Cycladic islands. Visit o...
A SM ALL SHIP CRUISE Incredible Value TOUR INCLUDES Three days two nights hotel stay in Athens Seven days six nights aboard the M S Galileo Small ship experience with only 25 cabins Experienced program manager while aboard the M S Galileo Expert local guide while on land excursions Meals include 9 breakfasts 4 lunches and 4 dinners 9 dining experiences on your own Evening entertainment and lectures while aboard the M S Galileo All entrance fees to scheduled activities and events All in country ground transportation and airport transfers via luxury motor coach Travel health and emergency medical evacuation insurance 24 hour emergency customer service hotline Flight concierge service flight cost additional Round trip transfers available for group flights only to ensure timely boarding on ship Trip cancellation coverage available for an additional fee through Allianz Not included airfare baggage fees gratuities and port taxes PRICES STARTING AT CAT A CAT B 5 595 4 695 Per person double occupancy Per person double occupancy CAT C DEPARTURE DATES Apr 19 2017 Apr 28 2017 Jul 19 2017 Jul 28 2017 Apr 26 2017 May 5 2017 Jul 26 2017 Aug 4 2017 May 3 2017 May 12 2017 Aug 2 2017 Aug 11 2017 May 10 2017 May 19 2017 Aug 9 2017 Aug 18 2017 May 24 2017 Jun 2 2017 Aug 16 2017 Aug 25 2017 Jun 7 2017 Jun 16 2017 Aug 23 2017 Sep 1 2017 Jun 14 2017 Jun 23 2017 Aug 30 2017 Sep 8 2017 Jun 21 2017 Jun 30 2017 Sep 20 2017 Sep 29 2017 4 095 Jun 28 2017 Jul 7 2017 Sep 27 2017 Oct 6 2017 Per person double occupancy Jul 5 2017 Jul 14 2017 Oct 4 2017 Oct 13 2017 ADD PORT TAX OF 305 Jul 12 2017 Jul 21 2017 Oct 11 2017 Oct 20 2017 For single occupancy and full pricing please see website BOOK YOUR TRIP 800 450 2822 MasalaExpeditions com
A SM ALL SHIP CRUISE  Incredible Value TOUR INCLUDES  Three days, two nights hotel stay in Athens Seven days, six nights a...
11 DAYS 10 NIGHTS CRUISE DUBAI AND SEYCHELLES Dubai St Anne Curieuse Cousin Island Anse Lazio Aride Island St Pierre Felicite La Digue Moyenne Island Mahe A SMALL SHIP CRUISE SPEND 11 DAYS EXPLORING THE STUNNINGLY MODERN CITY OF DUBAI AND SAILING AROUND THE TRANQUIL ISLANDS OF THE SEYCHELLES ON A LUXURIOUS YACHT In Dubai visitors can explore the city s massive malls indoor theme parks and the underwater zoo Guests will also spend an afternoon at the six hour Sundowner Desert Safari which includes a sunset photo stop at the dunes an Arabic style buffet camel rides and more The journey to the Seychelles includes calls on several islands including Cousin Island Aride Island Praline La Digue and more Enjoy bird watching beach barbecues snorkeling swimming and stunning views along the turquoise blue Indian Ocean M Y PEGASUS TOUR HIGHLIGHTS Visit Modern City of Dubai Explore the Coast of Seychelles Snorkel in Waters of St Pierre Enjoy a Desert Safari in Dubai Panoramic Tour of Palm Island
11 DAYS   10 NIGHTS  CRUISE DUBAI AND SEYCHELLES  Dubai, St. Anne, Curieuse, Cousin Island, Anse Lazio, Aride Island, St. ...
DAY 4 DUBAI SEYCHELLES Depart Dubai for an early morning flight to Seychelles Arrive at Mahe Inter Island Quay and board the M Y Pegasus After a welcome cocktail and safety drill we leave Port Victoria and sail to nearby St Anne for a refreshing swim stop in the stunning aquamarine waters off the ship Anchor near St Anne for welcome dinner and overnight SAMPLE ITINERARY DAY 1 DUBAI Upon your arrival in Dubai you will check in at the Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights Use the remainder of the day to discover this fascinating city at your leisure Shop in the Tuscan inspired Outlet Village or the massive Dubai Mall home to 1 200 stores and 150 restaurants as well as an indoor theme park and underwater zoo Visit the historical Dubai Creek home to the Dubai Museum or browse the various wares such as gold textiles and spices offered by street vendors or souks DAY 2 DUBAI Enjoy the morning at your leisure In the late afternoon begin the 6 hour Sundowner Desert Safari The mysterious desert makes for a magical and memorable evening Far from the hustle and bustle of the city trained safari guides driving 4x4 vehicles lead the way over the sand dunes and through the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve After your safari enjoy a Middle Eastern feast under the stars at our traditional Bedouin style camp which includes a selection of grilled meats fresh salads delectable sweets and hand selected beverages Also look forward to camel rides henna hand painting and aromatic shisha at the camp and a special belly dance performance Meals Breakfast Dinner DAY 3 DUBAI See the engineering architectural and design wonders that have transformed Dubai into a modern metropolis and regional cultural business hub A panoramic tour features the luxury hotel properties of Palm Island Jumeirah a man made island in the shape of a palm tree a photo stop at the Burj Al Arab which bears a striking resemblance to the sail of a boat and the fantastic fountains of the 30 acre Burj Khalifa Lake surrounding the world s tallest building Ascend to the 124th floor Discover Arab traditions and culture at a waterfront souk Meals Breakfast Meals Breakfast Dinner DAY 5 ST ANNE CURIEUSE We leave St Anne Island early in the morning for Curieuse nicknamed The Red Island because of its reddish soil This uninhabited island once a leper colony is home to more than 500 giant tortoises eight species of mangrove trees and the protected coco de mer plant Our walking excursion with a park guide will bring us to the farm alongside impressive mangrove forests and massive granite cliffs Later we return to the beach for a barbecue under the trees In the afternoon you can enjoy the beach and sea activities Anchor for overnight Meals Breakfast Lunch Dinner DAY 6 CURIEUSE COUSIN ISLAND ANSE LAZIO In the morning we sail for the powder white shores of Cousin Island Previously a coconut plantation Cousin Island underwent conservation efforts that allowed much of the native forest to regenerate Now a bird sanctuary established by Bird Life International to preserve the Seychelles warblers the island is home to several different species It also boasts nesting beaches for Hawksbills and other turtle varieties Later in the afternoon we sail to Anse Lazio on Praslin Island one of the most beautiful beaches in the world Stroll among red boulders through the powder fine white sand or partake in swimming snorkeling or optional diving Evening at anchor Meals Breakfast Lunch Dinner DAY 7 ANSE LAZIO ARIDE ISLAND ST PIERRE ST ANNE In the morning we leave for Aride Island one of the world s most important nature reserves The island is home to a significant population of seabird species It also houses indigenous species such as Wright s gardenia and Audubon s shearwater the Seychelles warbler found nowhere else on earth Our excursion will take you all the way to the top of the island for a breathtaking view At noon we sail for St Pierre Island
DAY 4   DUBAI   SEYCHELLES  Depart Dubai for an early morning flight to Seychelles. Arrive at Mahe Inter Island Quay, and ...
After lunch we stop in St Pierre for 3 hours of snorkeling and swimming Observe a coral reef significantly damaged by a tsunami slowly regaining its former magnificence See an abundant variety of fish such as the blue tang and the clown surgeonfish and if we re lucky sea turtles At sunset we leave St Pierre to sail into Baie St Anne Praslin Overnight at dock Creole Night Meals Breakfast Lunch Dinner DAY 8 ST ANNE FELICITE Disembark onto the stunning white beaches of Praslin Explore the small quiet town of Baie St Anne before heading to Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve and a palm forest hardly altered since prehistoric times In the afternoon we sail to the largely uninhabited island of Felicite for snorkeling swimming or an optional diving excursion In the evening we sail to La Digue and anchor in front of the port for an overnight Meals Breakfast Lunch Dinner DAY 9 LA DIGUE MOYENNE ISLAND Enjoy a half day excursion in La Digue quaintest and most photographed community in the Seychelles We ll travel by bus to the Veuve Nature Reserve home to the paradise flycatcher and the Union Plantation Arrive at L Union Estate and tour the copra kiln a traditional coconut oil mill and the colonial plantation house Continue on to l Anse Source d Argent beach one of the most magnificent beaches in the world and the most famous in the Seychelles Marvel at some of Seychelles most impressive rock formations while enjoying a refreshment Hunt for souvenirs at La Passe the island s main village before returning to the ship Depart in the late afternoon for Moyenne Island opposite Mahe for an early evening arrival Overnight at anchor Meals Breakfast Lunch Dinner DAY 10 MOYENNE ISLAND MAHE We ll take a short guided tour around the island the world s smallest national park before enjoying a barbecue on the beach please respect the tortoises This will be the last opportunity for snorkeling and swimming so be sure to take advantage We depart Moyenne Island for Mahe s Victoria Port in the afternoon This evening at Inter Island Quay Mahe we ll enjoy a captain s farewell dinner with live music and dancing Overnight in Mahe Meals Breakfast Lunch Dinner DAY 11 MAHE Disembark the M Y Pegasus in the morning You will be transported to the airport for your return flight home Meals Breakfast Sailing direction and activities in this itinerary should be considered a sample only Final itineraries are sent to guests one to two weeks prior to departure
After lunch, we stop in St Pierre for 3 hours of snorkeling and swimming. Observe a coral reef, significantly damaged by a...
A SM ALL SHIP CRUISE Incredible Value TOUR INCLUDES Three days two nights hotel stay in Dubai Eight days seven nights aboard the M Y Pegasus Luxurious and intimate mega yacht experience with only 21 cabins Experienced program manager while aboard the M Y Pegasus Expert local guide while on land excursions Meals include 10 breakfasts 6 lunches and 8 dinners 4 dining experiences on your own Evening entertainment and lectures while aboard the M Y Pegasus DEPARTURE DATES Oct 4 2017 Oct 14 2017 Jan 17 2018 Jan 27 2018 All entrance fees to scheduled activities and events Oct 11 2017 Oct 21 2017 Jan 24 2018 Feb 3 2018 All in country ground transportation and airport transfers via luxury motor coach Oct 18 2017 Oct 28 2017 Jan 31 2018 Feb 10 2018 Travel health and emergency medical evacuation insurance Oct 25 2017 Nov 4 2017 Feb 7 2018 Feb 17 2018 Nov 1 2017 Nov 11 2017 Feb 14 2018 Feb 24 2018 24 hour emergency customer service hotline Nov 8 2017 Nov 18 2017 Feb 21 2018 Mar 3 2018 Flight concierge service flight cost additional Nov 15 2017 Nov 25 2017 Feb 28 2018 Mar 10 2018 Round trip transfers available for group flights only to ensure timely boarding on ship Trip cancellation coverage available for an additional fee through Allianz Not included airfare baggage fees gratuities and port taxes PRICES STARTING AT CAT A CAT B 4 795 4 195 Per person double occupancy Per person double occupancy CAT C 3 895 Per person double occupancy ADD PORT TAX OF 415 For single occupancy and full pricing please see website BOOK YOUR TRIP 800 450 2822 MasalaExpeditions com Nov 22 2017 Dec 2 2017 Mar 7 2018 Mar 17 2018 Nov 29 2017 Dec 9 2017 Mar 14 2018 Mar 24 2018 Dec 6 2017 Dec 16 2017 Mar 21 2018 Mar 31 2018 Dec 13 2017 Dec 23 2017 Mar 28 2018 Apr 7 2018 Dec 20 2017 Dec 30 2017 Apr 4 2018 Apr 14 2018 Dec 27 2017 Jan 6 2018 Apr 11 2018 Apr 21 2018 Jan 3 2018 Jan 13 2018 Apr 18 2018 Apr 28 2018 Jan 10 2018 Jan 20 2018 Apr 25 2018 May 5 2018
A SM ALL SHIP CRUISE  Incredible Value TOUR INCLUDES  Three days, two nights hotel stay in Dubai Eight days, seven nights ...
14 DAYS 13 NIGHTS SAIL THE DALMATIAN COAST CROATIA Zagreb Opatija Korcula Istria Peninsula Plitvice Lake National Park Mostar Split Rab Sibenik Hvar Korcula MONTENEGRO Kotor Dubrovnik A SMALL SHIP TOUR MAKE YOUR WAY ALONG THE DALMATIAN COAST ON THIS 14 DAY JOURNEY THAT INCLUDES SEVEN DAYS TOURING CROATIA S MAJOR CITIES BEFORE EMBARKING ON A CRUISE Begin in Zagreb before heading to Opatija with a stop in Karlovac s old town dating back to the Ottoman Empire On the Istrian Peninsula guests can see the sixth largest Roman Amphitheater in the world built in the 1st century AD In Dubrovnik after seeing the restored medieval city embark on a cruise along the Dalmatian Coast and Croatian islands such as Korcula Hvar and the Bay of Kotor in Montenegro M S PANORAMA TOUR HIGHLIGHTS Explore Croatia s Coast See a Fortress from the Ottoman Empire Journey Through Plitvice Lake National Park Explore Montenegro 2 UNESCO World Heritage Sites
14 DAYS   13 NIGHTS  SAIL THE DALMATIAN COAST  CROATIA  Zagreb, Opatija, Korcula, Istria Peninsula, Plitvice Lake National...
DAY 4 OPATIJA ISTRIAN PENINSULA After breakfast we depart for the city of Pula on the Istria peninsula where archeological findings date back over 40 000 years BC Pula s most famous site is The Arena sixth largest Roman amphitheater in the world built in the first century From Pula we drive to the coastal port of Rovinj The peninsula town sometimes referred to as little Venice fell under the rule of the Venetian Empire for 500 years which contributed significantly to its architecture and culture We will walk the cobblestone streets particularly Grisia Street where artists from all over Croatia display their work Next we ll travel to a local farm in the hills of Istria for a truffle hunting excursion Truffles are featured in some of the dishes we ll enjoy over lunch on the farm and you can sample the famous local white wine malvazija Return to Opatija for dinner on your own Overnight at the hotel Meals Breakfast Lunch SAMPLE ITINERARY DAY 5 OPATIJA PLITVICE LAKES NATIONAL PARK DAY 1 ZAGREB We depart Opatija after breakfast and drive south along the Mediterranean coast taking in a panoramic view of the northern Adriatic Islands Arrive at Plitvice Lake National Park by late morning The park is known for its chain of 16 natural lakes myriad waterfalls and limestone caves Named a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1979 the park is home to bears wolves and several rare species of birds Enjoy lunch on your own followed by a ferry ride on the park s largest lake Kozjak Enjoy supper in the park Overnight in the Hotel Jezero or similar Arrive in Zagreb and transfer to your hotel Enjoy the day at your leisure Meals Breakfast DAY 2 ZAGREB After breakfast we will take a walking tour of Zagreb Croatia s capital Beginning in Lower Zagreb we ascend by cable railway to the Lotrscak Tower and historical Upper Zagreb Visit St Mark s Square and St Mark s Church the Croatian Parliament and more Explore the local Dolac farmers market and Ban Jelai Square the central square of the city Walk uphill to Kaptol where you will find the gothic Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary The remainder of the afternoon is yours to spend as you choose Take this opportunity to visit one of Zagreb s many museums such as Mimara Art Museum Croatian Museum of Na ve Art or the Museum of Broken Relationships dedicated to failed love For dinner experience local Croatian cuisine at one of Zagreb s many restaurants or cafes Those who want to see the city after dark may join the tour director for a pub crawl tour through the local microbrewery and pubs Meals Breakfast DAY 3 ZAGREB OPATIJA After breakfast we depart by bus for Opatija with a stop en route in the city of Karlovac Initially a fortress built to defend against the ever present threat of the Ottoman Empire Karlovac s old town forms a six pointed star surrounding a central square Visit the Homeland War Museum an open air exhibit on the site of a former military facility and attend a lecture Yugoslavia History of Conflicts Enjoy lunch on your own before boarding the bus to Opatija On arrival in the early afternoon we ll check in to the Hotel 4 Opatijska Cvijet or similar Spend the rest of the day as you choose perhaps visiting local beaches for swimming and snorkeling or exploring the manicured fields of nearby Park Angiolina For dinner consider the traditional Croatian cuisine at our hotel s Camellia restaurant Meals Breakfast Meals Breakfast Dinner DAY 6 PLITVICE MOSTAR DUBROVNIK After breakfast we depart Plitvice and travel to Dubrovnik via Bosnia and Herzegovina This panoramic drive through the Bosnian countryside provides spectacular views of the mountains green hills and the rivers of Oriental Bosnia We ll stop for a walking tour in the city of Mostar in southern Bosnia along the Neretva River Visit the Koski Mehmed Pa a Mosque the 17th century Turkish House and Stari Most a reconstructed medieval bridge Destroyed during conflict in the 1990s the bridge and much of the Old Town were restored with the assistance of UNESCO We ll have lunch within view of the historic bridge then depart for Dubrovnik the Pearl of the Adriatic Arrive in the late evening for dinner and overnight in Hotel Valamar LA Croma or similar Meals Breakfast Lunch
DAY 4   OPATIJA   ISTRIAN PENINSULA  After breakfast, we depart for the city of Pula on the Istria peninsula, where archeo...
DAY 7 DUBROVNIK After breakfast we explore the Old Town of Dubrovnik Enter through Pile Gate the 15th century traditional entrance to the town for a sightseeing tour which includes the Stradun main street Onofrio Fountain Orlando Column 16th century Sponza Palace and the Old Port Enjoy lunch at your leisure before departing through Pile Gate for Gruz Harbour where we will board our ship and enjoy a welcome dinner Meals Breakfast Dinner DAY 8 SPLIT Arrive in Split in the morning As you begin your walking tour from the pier your guide will discuss the town s history highlighting Diocletian s Palace which has been continuously inhabited for more than 1 700 years Your tour of this fine example of late Roman Empire architecture begins in a basement substructure so remarkably preserved it has helped archaeologists understand the construction of palatial buildings The highpoint of your tour is the heart of the palace the Peristyle featuring the emperor s private quarters the mausoleum and several temples Next enjoy some free time in this magical town After lunch on board take in a scenic drive along the Riviera of the Seven Castles locally known as Kastela Afterward we ll visit a small island squeezed between the mainland and the larger island of Ciovo and connected to the mainland by a bridge We ll visit Trogir s main attraction the Cathedral of St Lawrence that represents one of Croatia s finest examples of sacral architecture Other local buildings include the loggia the town hall and the Cipiko palace You ll enjoy some leisure time for exploring the old town of Trogir before the return drive to Split Meals Breakfast Lunch Dinner DAY 9 RAB After breakfast we ll venture into Rab a town of rare charm packed with grand old houses and buildings Your guided walking tour will show you some of the most interesting features of this lovely town including a view of the cathedral a threenave basilica dedicated to the 12th century Saint Mary Further in town you will see the church of Justina You ll also enjoy the opportunity to see the Church of St John the Baptist and ruins of the ancient basilica the Princes Palace and the sculptures of Draga and Kaliforni in the town s main square In the afternoon we sail toward the south passing between the beautiful Kornati Islands to Sibenik Overnight at sea Meals Breakfast Lunch Dinner DAY 10 SIBENIK Leave the town of Sibenik by coach Ride through the karst hinterland toward the famous Krka river waterfalls Located in lovely Krka National Park the falls cascade over 17 natural barriers After some free time in the park board the coach and continue toward the small town of Primosten on the islet close to the mainland that is famous for its huge and beautiful vineyards On return to Sibenik enjoy a guided walking tour of the town founded by Croats more than a thousand years ago Sibenik is famous for the ancient fortresses surrounding it and for its monumental gothic Renaissance Cathedral of St James as well as the narrow streets and numerous churches scattered around the town and surrounding areas The tour will take you through the old part of the town where you will see the Cathedral of St James the city hall the baroque orthodox church and the commercial and crafts center Overnight in port Meals Breakfast Lunch Dinner DAY 11 HVAR KORKULA Early this morning we sail to Hvar longest of the Croatian islands and home to three towns The largest town also named Hvar served as an important harbor for Venice s Adriatic fleet from the late 12th century through most of the 18th Join a promenade up to the Renaissance cathedral round the 16thcentury town well down to the arsenal with its striking portal and over to the dock Then return to the square for a visit to the cathedral and its graceful 17th century bell tower Through narrow streets visitors walk to the 15th century Franciscan monastery to the impressive Renaissance cloister the old refectory that today houses a collection of lace manuscripts and books and the church with its remarkable collection of paintings Early this afternoon we ll take a leisurely sail to Korcula arriving late evening Overnight in port Meals Breakfast Lunch Dinner DAY 12 KOR ULA After breakfast we ll venture into Rab a town of rare charm packed with grand old houses and buildings Your guided walking tour will show you some of the most interesting features of this lovely town including a view of the cathedral a threenave basilica dedicated to the 12th century Saint Mary Further in town you will see the church of Justina You ll also enjoy the opportunity to see the Church of St John the Baptist and ruins of the ancient basilica the Princes Palace and the sculptures of Draga and Kaliforni in the town s main square In the afternoon we sail toward the south passing between the beautiful Kornati Islands to Sibenik Overnight at sea Meals Breakfast Lunch Dinner DAY 13 KOTOR Early this morning we arrive in the Bay of Kotor Our walking tour will take us through Kotor s medieval quarter and bustling market past beautiful Renaissance buildings The well preserved fortified walls of Kotor were built by the Venetians in 1420 and continuously strengthened until the 18th century Encapsulating the whole of Old Town the 5 km long walls form a fortress which could resist attacks from the sea and survive long sieges Visit the Cathedral of St Tryphon constructed in 1166 and built on the remains of a former 9th century temple Later you can walk back to the pier or enjoy free time to explore on your own Lateevening arrival In Dubrovnik Overnight in port Meals Breakfast Lunch Dinner DAY 14 DUBROVNIK Disembark and transfer to the airport for you return flight Meals Breakfast Sailing direction and activities in this itinerary should be considered a sample only Final itineraries are sent to guests one to two weeks prior to departure
DAY 7   DUBROVNIK  After breakfast, we explore the Old Town of Dubrovnik. Enter through Pile Gate, the 15th-century tradit...
A SM ALL SHIP TO UR Incredible Value TOUR INCLUDES Seven days six nights hotel stay in Croatia Eight days seven nights aboard the M S Panorama Small ship experience with only 24 cabins Experienced program manager while aboard the M S Panorama Expert local guide while on land excursions Meals include 14 breakfasts 8 lunches and 8 dinners 10 dining experiences on your own Evening entertainment and lectures while aboard the M S Panorama All entrance fees to scheduled activities and events All in country ground transportation and airport transfers via luxury motor coach Travel health and emergency medical evacuation insurance 24 hour emergency customer service hotline Flight concierge service flight cost additional Round trip transfers available for group flights only to ensure timely boarding on ship Trip cancellation coverage available for an additional fee through Allianz Not included airfare baggage fees gratuities and port taxes DEPARTURE DATES PRICES STARTING AT Jun 12 2017 Jun 25 2017 CAT A CAT B Jul 3 2017 Jul 16 2017 Aug 21 2017 Sep 3 2017 6 995 6 195 Per person double occupancy Per person double occupancy CAT C 5 795 Per person double occupancy ADD PORT TAX OF 350 For single occupancy and full pricing please see website BOOK YOUR TRIP 800 450 2822 MasalaExpeditions com Jul 22 2017 Jul 29 2017 Jul 31 2017 Aug 13 2017 Sep 4 2017 Sep 17 2017
A SM ALL SHIP TO UR  Incredible Value TOUR INCLUDES  Seven days, six nights hotel stay in Croatia Eight days, seven nights...
M Y CALLISTO Outdoor Dining Area M Y Callisto Indoor Dining Area Swim Platform Cabin Cat A Sundeck Library Sun deck ACCOMMODATIONS The Callisto is a 50 m 164 ft Motor Yacht which complies with the latest SOLAS regulations for international voyages Her state of the art twin stabilizers allow for safe and comfortable cruising The elegant Motor Yacht Callisto joined the VARIETY CRUISES fleet in 2015 and is true to her name elegant and classic She was fully refit rebuilt in 2000 and was thoroughly renovated in 201516 This classy Motor Yacht has performed several Atlantic Ocean crossings and has also sailed along the most interesting coastal sites of Europe North and West Africa The M Y Callisto is of the boutique category of cruiser and offers the highest standard of accommodation comfort and safety Service on board is provided by your captain the cruise coordinator and your experienced marine and hotel crew members All M Y Callisto images and renderings Variety Cruises
M Y CALLISTO  Outdoor Dining Area  M Y Callisto  Indoor Dining Area  Swim Platform  Cabin  Cat A   Sundeck   Library  Sun ...
DECK PLAN n Category P CRUISE ICELAND n Category A n Category B n Category C SHIP SPECIFICATIONS Ship Type Mega Yacht Launch Year 2000 Fully rebuilt in 2015 Length 50 m 164 ft Capacity 34 passengers Crew 17 Cabins The M Y Callisto offers 17 finely appointed exterior cabins located on the lower deck and the main deck All cabins are comfortably appointed with wooden furniture and light fabrics They all have marble appointed en suite bathrooms with showers and are equipped with windows main deck cabins and portholes lower deck cabins All cabins have individually controlled A C and are fitted with a flat screen TV telephone for internal use hairdryers mini fridge central music public address system and safe boxes Four main deck cabins bow section offer a double bed while all other cabins in the lower and main decks are equipped with twin beds Public Areas Outdoor indoor dining area and bar separate indoor lounge reception sundeck with loungers and chairs Mini spa suite on the lower deck
DECK PLAN  n Category P  CRUISE ICELAND  n Category A  n Category B  n Category C  SHIP SPECIFICATIONS Ship Type   Mega Ya...
M S PANORAMA Cabin Cat B Main Deck Dining Lounge Area Upper Deck Indoor Lounge Area M S Panorama Indoor Dining Area Bar Deck Cabin Cat A Main Deck Outdoor Lounge Area ACCOMMODATIONS Discover a 3 masted motor sailer cruiser which can accom modate up to 49 passengers in 24 cabins The Panorama was launched in 1993 and was rebuilt in 2001 This state of the art sail cruiser has performed several Atlantic Ocean crossings and has sailed from the Seychelles to Monte Carlo and from the Black Sea to Tunis and offers the highest standard of accommodation comfort and safety During the day life on board centers around the outdoor areas the 2 bars and the sun deck In the evening you can relax in one of the ship s two lounges the library and have a drink while you listen to the piano music The swimming platform on Panorama stern enables you to swim when weather and anchorage conditions permit The Panorama cabins are located on all 3 decks and are finished with wooden furniture and light fabrics Cabins on the Upper and Main Decks are equipped with windows while cabins on the Lower Deck are finished with portholes The fully equipped bathrooms are finished with marble All cabins are air conditioned and fitted with TV telephone for internal use hairdryers mini fridge central music public address system and safe boxes
M S PANORAMA  Cabin  Cat B   Main Deck Dining   Lounge Area  Upper Deck Indoor Lounge Area  M S Panorama  Indoor Dining Ar...
DECK PLAN SAIL THE DALMATIAN COAST n Category A n Category B n Category C SHIP SPECIFICATIONS Ship Type Motor Sailer Launch year Rebuilt 1993 2001 Renovated 2014 Length Breadth Draft in ft 177x40x16 Length Breadth Draft in m 54x12x5 Cabins 24 All cabins are located on upper main windows and lower portholes deck They all have bathroom with shower individually con trolled A C piped music TV Satellite channels telephone for internal use mini safe mini fridge hairdryer adapters 220V Public Areas Indoor Dining Area bar Separate Indoor Lounge Recep tion Sundeck with loungers and chairs WI FI available at a charge
DECK PLAN  SAIL THE DALMATIAN COAST  n Category A  n Category B  n Category C  SHIP SPECIFICATIONS Ship Type   Motor Saile...
M S PANORAMA II Dining M S Panorama II Cabin Cat A Cabin Cat A Double Deck Sundeck ACCOMMODATIONS The two masted Panorama II a state of the sail assisted vessel built was launched in 2004 and carries just 49 passengers The public areas include a main lounge with deep pile carpet and com fortable sofas The aft area at the Upper deck provides generous semi covered or sun exposed areas where passengers can enjoy meals al fresco with mag nificent views of each destination visited The restaurant area at the Lower deck is the perfect setting for any of your meals with generous buffet space and seating The swimming platform on Panorama II stern enables you to swim when weather and anchorage conditions permit The Pano rama II cabins located at the upper and main decks are equipped with windows while those at the lower deck come with portholes All cabins are handsomely designed finished with lustrous wood trims and warm fabrics The fully equipped bathrooms are finished with marble All cabins are air conditioned and fitted with TV telephone hairdryers mini fridge central music and public address system and safe boxes
M S PANORAMA II  Dining  M S Panorama II  Cabin  Cat A   Cabin  Cat A Double   Deck  Sundeck  ACCOMMODATIONS The two maste...
DECK PLAN SAIL SPAIN AND PORTUGAL n Category A n Category B n Category C SHIP SPECIFICATIONS Ship Type Motor Sailer Launch year Rebuilt 2004 Renovated 2012 Length Breadth Draft in ft 164x36x14 6 Length Breadth Draft in m 50x11 5x4 5 Cabins 25 All cabins are located on main upper and lower deck and feature windows and portholes lower deck They all have bathroom with shower individually controlled A C piped music TV Satellite channels telephone for internal use mini safe mini fridge hairdryer adapters 220V Public Areas Outdoor Indoor Dining Area bar Sepa rate Indoor Lounge Reception Sundeck with loungers and chairs WI FI available at a charge
DECK PLAN  SAIL SPAIN AND PORTUGAL  n Category A  n Category B  n Category C  SHIP SPECIFICATIONS Ship Type   Motor Sailer...
M Y PEGASUS Cabin Cat B Deck M Y Pegasus Inddor Dining Area Bar Bar Cabin Cat A Outside Dining Area ACCOMMODATIONS The twin hulled Pegasus built in 1990 completely refitted in 1997 and renovated in the winter of 2016 accommodates up to 44 guests in a relaxed congenial atmosphere On board you will enjoy magnificent sea views as you stroll our 2 500 square feet 240 m2 of open deck furnished with comfortable deck chairs or have a de lightful meal al fresco You can relax with friends in the handsomely appointed lounge browse in the well stocked library or enjoy ocean view dining in the convivial and spacious restaurant area A platform on Pegasus stern enables you to swim when weather and anchorage conditions permit We have also added for your relaxation a zen mini spa located on the lower deck but massage services can also be provided on the upper deck
M Y PEGASUS  Cabin  Cat B   Deck  M Y Pegasus  Inddor Dining Area   Bar  Bar  Cabin  Cat A   Outside Dining Area  ACCOMMOD...
DECK PLAN SAFARI IN KENYA AND CRUISE SEYCHELLES CRUISE DUBAI AND SEYCHELLES n Category A n Category B n Category C SHIP SPECIFICATIONS Ship Type Motor Yacht Launch year Rebuilt 1990 1997 Renovated 2016 Length Breadth Draft in ft 147 60x36x9 84 Length Breadth Draft in m 45x11x3 Cabins 21 All cabins are located on sun main and upper deck and feature windows They all have bathroom with shower individually controlled A C piped music TV Sat ellite channels telephone for internal use mini safe mini fridge hairdryer adapters 220V Public Areas Outdoor Indoor Dining Area Separate Indoor Bar Lounge Reception Sundeck with loungers and chairs Mini spa suite on the lower deck WI FI available at a charge
DECK PLAN  SAFARI IN KENYA AND CRUISE SEYCHELLES   CRUISE DUBAI AND SEYCHELLES  n Category A  n Category B  n Category C  ...
M S GALILEO Cabin Cat B Deck M S Galileo Deck Bathroom Cat A Cabin Cat A Main Deck Lounge Dining Area ACCOMMODATIONS The 48 meter Galileo is a classic steel hull motor sailer with spacious and well appointed interiors renovated in 2016 At the main deck a lounge area with an American bar leads into a warm and elegant dining room finished with wood and leather Guests on Gali leo enjoy the most a shaded outdoor deck area with an outdoor bar and the ship s sun deck equipped with sun beds and deckchairs The Gali leo s 25 outside guest cabins are located on Upper and Lower Decks all with large portholes Elegantly decorated they have either twin or queen sized beds and bathrooms with showers en suite All cabins are fully air conditioned and offer storage space radio music controls and telephones for internal use
M S GALILEO  Cabin  Cat B   Deck  M S Galileo  Deck  Bathroom  Cat A   Cabin  Cat A   Main Deck Lounge   Dining Area  ACCO...
DECK PLAN SAIL THE GREEK ISLES n Category A n Category B n Category C SHIP SPECIFICATIONS Ship Type Motor Sailer Launch year Rebuilt 1992 2007 Renovated 2016 Length Breadth Draft in ft 157x32 8x9 2 Length Breadth Draft in m 48x10 5x2 8 Cabins 25 All cabins are located on upper and lower deck and feature large portholes and portholes They all have bathroom with shower individually controlled A C piped music flat screen TV telephone for internal use mini safe hairdryer adapters 220V Public Areas Indoor Dining Area bar lounge Outdoor bar Reception Sundeck with loungers and chairs WI FI available at a charge
DECK PLAN  SAIL THE GREEK ISLES  n Category A  n Category B  n Category C  SHIP SPECIFICATIONS Ship Type   Motor Sailer  L...
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