2017 Explorations by Collette Travel Services

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explorations for those travelers looking to • travel in smaller groups average of 18 guests • go off the beaten path on culturally immersive adventures • stay in boutique accommodations • meet the locals and embrace their traditions • savor authentic culinary experiences • participate in hands-on discoveries embark on a small group journey and discover the world in a more intimate way with more personal experiences that bring you deep into the culture from vibrant cities to remote villages you’ll become part of these worlds today’s cultural explorers like you will enjoy the more active authentic experiences taking you on the road less known to meet the people that call it home you’ll indulge in spectacular regional cuisine immersing you in the flavor of the region learn how to farm in peru hunt and taste truffles in italy cook vietnamese cuisine – moments of connecting with the culture while dazzling your senses delight

more expertise sreganamr tou professional collette’s tour managers are the best trained and most respected in the world drawing on their own rich backgrounds and extensive training they enhance each journey whether it’s with a bit of historical information suggesting a special local restaurant or sharing a laugh these travel aficionados are at your service 12 gocollette.com 16 66ngx explorations intro_us_17_18.indd 12 9/8/16 3:31

discover centuriesold andean textile methods at a living museum in peru explore old midleton distillery home of jameson s irish whiskey travel with the city s commuters aboard the yangon railway experience a moroccan tradition at a henna workshop bringing to life more of the hidden wows and cultural experiences that make travel special “ get screeched in become an honorary newfoundlander by kissing a cod fish it was great to just sit back and relax while seeing the beauty of the country and to have confidence that wherever we were we were in good hands “ — john w 16 66ngx explorations intro_us_17_18.indd 19 19 9/8/16 3:55

g nirac more giving back is part of who we are we care more since the earliest days of sullivan family ownership collette has given back to the local community today our global reach gives us the opportunity to help many of the places we visit 26 gocollette.com 16 66ngx explorations intro_us_17_18.indd 26 9/8/16 4:04

highlights of morocco 11 days from $2449 travel with no more than 24 guests cultural experiences • stroll through the cobbled alleyways of the ancient market of medina • learn about monkeywatch dedicated to protecting the barbary macaques • behold ksar ait-ben-haddou an impressive feat of moroccan architecture moroccam stuffed bread monkeywatch • experience a moroccan tradition at a henna workshop must-see inclusions • explore fes one of the holiest cities in the world • board a camel to your nomad camp and overnight in the sahara desert • jump into a 4x4 and make your way to various nomadic villages • follow the rugged road of a thousand kasbahs kasbahs.” these fortress-like kasbahs rise up like turreted sandcastles along the ancient trading route this region is one of the most vibrant destinations along the river valleys palmeries and burnished mud-brick homes light up in the desert sun b d day 8 boumalne du dades high atlas

angkor wat three kingdoms of indochina set out on a cultural journey across vietnam cambodia and laos extend your tour are made enjoy a lunch in a lush tropical garden visit a local residence to learn about their traditions later enjoy a visit to cao dai temple b l stunning kuang si waterfalls gaze over luang prabang from atop mount phousi later immerse yourself in the street night market b d day 5 ho chi minh city siem reap cambodia fly to cambodia and arrive in siem day 10 luang prabang board a traditional reap a village which brings together colonial and chinese architecture today this ancient place is home to chic hotels and a thriving culinary scene b d go farther add 3 nights in hong kong start your adventure in hong kong and explore one of asia s most cosmopolitan and dynamic cities see page 67 for details start early add an extra day in ho chi minh city spend more time in this metropolis once known to the world as saigon call for details day 1 overnight flight day 2 ho chi

langhe vineyards northern italy featuring the treasures of piedmont embrace the treasures of piedmont wine hazelnuts truffles and more day 1 overnight flight set out on a tour of the fascinating piedmont region dazzle your senses in a land of prestigious wines – barolo barbera and barbaresco this is where the “slow food” movement began in 1986 and is the home of the world-famous nutella day 2 lago maggiore italy tour begins your tour opens on the tranquil shores of breathtaking lago maggiore straddling the border between italy and switzerland tonight join your fellow travelers for a welcome dinner d to sacro monte di serralunga di crea one of the nine sacred mountains in italy and a unesco world heritage site where 23 chapels adorn the forest next it’s on to langhe-roero monferrato recently added to the unesco world heritage site list this area’s enchanting rolling hills are home to many of italy’s hidden treasures and are strewn with castles

countryside of the emerald isle 11 days from $2549 travel with no more than 24 guests choice on tour • while in dublin set out on a sightseeing drive with a local guide or enjoy a walking tour of the city’s historic center • take a guided tour of the historic coastal town of cobh or spend a leisurely day in the fishing village of kinsale and enjoy a harbor cruise cultural experiences • explore old midleton distillery home of jameson’s irish whiskey irish whiskey bellingham castle • stroll through the elegant halls of majestic kilkenny castle day 8 killarney kilkenny home-hosted stay leave the rugged southern coast behind as you travel west to kilkenny ireland’s medieval capital stroll through the elegant halls of majestic kilkenny castle during a guided tour before enjoying free time to explore this historic city this evening make yourself right at home when an irish family welcomes you into their household for the night take in your

the galapagos islands machu picchu the galapagos islands embark on a spectacular historical cultural and wildlife adventure start early add an extra day in lima begin your adventure with an extra night to enjoy lima’s treasures call for details day 1 lima peru tour begins welcome to peru one of the treasures of south america arrive this evening in lima the city of kings day 2 lima discover lima’s fascinating history during a tour through the historic city center a unesco world heritage site admire the artwork at san francisco monastery and enter the catacombs view the government center the elegant cathedral at plaza de armas an abundance of colonial architecture and the fashionable suburbs of san isidro and miraflores for insight into the daily life of the limeños then it’s on to your exclusive visit to the archbishop’s palace to witness the changing of the guard this evening get to know your fellow travelers during a welcome dinner with a tasting

re extend your tour optional extensions easter island 3-night post tour add to antarctica and chile’s patagonia pg 64 day 20 santiago easter island fly to legendary easter island “isla de pascua” or “rapa nui,” as it is known in the local polynesian language is the most isolated inhabited island in the world steeped in lore and most famously home to the enigmatic moai sculptures this place is an archaeologist’s dream arrive at hanga roa the only town on the island and home to fewer than 4,000 residents tonight enjoy a rapa nui folklore show d to complement your experience 5 meals 3 breakfasts 1 lunch 1 dinner $1299 day 21 easter island this morning visit the rano kao volcano where you will discover a freshwater lake inside its deep crater continue to orongo at the base of the volcano and learn about the birdman cult’s unique ceremonies and rituals at ana kai tangata another sea-cliff cave see magnificent carved petroglyphs of prehistoric