Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Phase 1 of our Pre-scheduled trips

Best of Botswana Camping Safari • Duration:10 days • Apr. 2-11,2011
Enjoy photography, birding, and exceptional wildlife viewing as part of a guided small group camping trip exploring the very best reserves and sanctuaries of Botswana.
Africa: The Great Trek • Duration:22 days • Apr. 2-23, 2011
If you don't need fancy lodges, luxury camps, and hotels, this is the perfect value safari for experiencing all the best of southern African nature and culture
Classic Rwanda and Uganda • Duration: 12 days • Apr. 4-15, 2011
Join a small group to visit the chimps and mountain gorillas, safari in fabled Queen Elizabeth Park, and sail to Murchison Falls, all with great guides.
Botswana Deltas and Rivers • Duration: 10 days • Apr. 8-17, 2011
This is a professionally-guided camping and photography safari in its most refined, luxurious, and comfortable style set in the wildest and most animal-rich sanctuaries of Botswana.
Best of Namibia • Duration: 14 days • Apr. 9-22, 2011
Meditate on Africa's most colorful landscapes. Meet remarkable desert cultures. Track spectacular wildlife where you wouldn't expect it.
Jordan and Israel Explorer • Duration: 12 days • Apr. 10-21, 2011
Explore the ancient landmarks in Jordan and Israel. Visit the Dead Sea, the rose city of Petra, Wadi Rum, Jerusalem, and Bethlehem.
South Africa Adventure • Duration: 18 days • Apr. 10-27, 2011
This is the grand tour that local South Africans might choose for themselves, combining a great variety of culture, wildlife, scenery, and activity on a fast-paced adventure
Volunteering and Adventure in Kenya • Duration: 13 days • Apr. 23-May. 5, 2011
Volunteer, do something worthwhile for a local community, and take in some of the many fantastic sights in Cusco and the Sacred Valley.
Tanzania: East Africa Photo Safari • Duration: 11 days • Jun. 12-22, 2011
Follow the famous Serengeti wildebeest migration with a professional photographer and our senior safari naturalist as your guides.
Kenya Million Animal Safari • Duration: 12 days • Aug. 4-15, 2011
If your goal is to see and photograph the greatest possible number of large mammals of Africa on a small group safari, this is your best trip

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5 Days 4 nights Cairo

Cruise in the Indian Ocean
Nile Cruise

Nile Cruise
Day 1: CAIRO
After arrival at Cairo International Airport, you will be met and assisted by our steward to clear with passport control formalities, luggage identification & portage. You will then be transferred by air-conditioned private vehicle to your hotel where our steward will assist you with check-in. Overnight in Cairo.
Overnight at your Hotel in Cairo

Day 2: CAIRO
After breakfast, visit the Egyptian Museum. The museum has the largest and finest collection of Pharanoic antiquities in the world. Over 100,000 pieces dating from 4,000 years are exhibited, including the magnificent treasure of king Tutankhamon.

Then visit the great Pyramids and the Sphinx - one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. On the way to the Temple of the Valley (of the pyramid of Kephren), lies the large statue of the Sphinx. It is one of most famous monuments in the world. This legendary statue has the body of a lion and the face of a man. It is 70 m long and 20 m high.
Overnight at your Hotel in Cairo

Day 3: CAIRO
Breakfast will be served at your hotel. You will spend the rest of the day at leisure in Cairo.

Take a dinner cruise on the Nile -with around 2 hours cruising on the Nile. The cruise includes international buffet dinner and belly dance and folkloric show.
Overnight at your Hotel in Cairo

After breakfast at your hotel, drive to Cairo airport for final departure. 


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Wednesday, March 23, 2011

6nights 7days Jungle/Beach Safari (Maasai Mara-Mombasa)

At the Beach

Itinerary Description 
Day 1:
Arrive  at Moi International Airport and transfer to the Beach Resort and Spa, where you are booked on Half board basis. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day 2: The Beach & Spa Full day at leisure where you are booked on Half board basis. The resort boasts activities and features not yet found anywhere in East Africa, for example the Nirvana Health and Wellness Spa which has been designed in conjunction with the Ginkgo Spa Group. This spa offers state of the art facilities which include reflexology, aromatherapy, mud wraps and detox treatments, to name but a few. The resort also boasts the best water sport center in Diani and includes 7 jet skis, skiing, deep sea fishing, PADI dive center ad many other activities.

Day 3:
Breakfast, later transferred to Moi International Airport for your domestic flight departing for Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Nairobi. Upon arrival in Nairobi, you will be met and transferred to the International departures terminal, to connect with your departure to Nairobi.

Day 4 
Depart for a scenic drive south passing the Great Rift onto what is undoubtedly the richest wildlife area in the world, Masai Mara. Whilst game viewing on-route to your Luxurious Lodge inside the Mara you check in and have lunch. In the afternoon you make your game drives exploring the Masai Mara in search for the Big 5. Have dinner, campfire stories and overnight on the golden savannahs of the Mara.
Day 5: pre-breakfast game viewing early in the morning at sunrise, head back for breakfast and leave for a full day game driving exploring the Mara till late in the afternoon. Lunch will in the bush, packet from your lodge or in another lodge of choice. Be back in time to prepare for dinner and enjoy the surroundings of your Lodge.
Day 6: pre-breakfast, mid morning and afternoon game viewing from your accommodation. If necessary you can make full day game drives in case wildlife around your accommodation is less. Today you may also opt to go for Hot Air Ballooning to view Masai Mara from an elevated position during a balloon flight or visit a Masai Village in between meals and in some places there are guarded nature walks available.
Day 7: Have early breakfast at sunrise, proceed on-route game viewing out of the Masai Mara and be back in your city hotel where you arrive in time for late lunch. You can opt to have lunch in Narok town after an extended morning game drive.

Saturday, March 19, 2011

Your Answers About us

Why book your clients for your Africa adventure on Classic World Ventures?
• We pay a commission on the base trip price.

What sets Classic World Ventures apart from other travel companies in the region?
• We are a small company committed to serving and supporting the agents who represent our tours.
• We offer outstanding culture and adventure tours in Africa regions.
• Our focus is on small group travel and customer service to ensure that your clients enjoy every minute of your tour
• Our professional guides are local to the countries in which we operate.

Why should your clients travel with Classic World Ventures?
• Since 2006 we have grown to become the leading tour operator creating authentic travel experiences.
• We have a 30% client referral rate!

n what countries does Classic World Ventures specialize?
• East Africa( Kenya , Tanzania, Uganda , Zanzibar, Rwanda), Southern Africa(Botswana, Cape Town, Namibia), North Africa(Egypt, Israel, Jordan)

How long has Classic World Ventures been in business?
Classic World Ventures was founded in 2006 as a transportation company. We have 5 years of travel experience!

What types of tours does Classic World Ventures offer?
• Cultural tours and exploration in different Africa Destinations
• Hiking & trekking, wild and jungle safaris, overland trips

What is Classic World Ventures commitment to service?
We value you and your client's business and we want our relationship to always be positive and rewarding. Our goal is to earn 100% client satisfaction! Our long relationship with many partners in countries of Western Europe, USA & Canada tells us that we are on the right track.

What is Classic World Ventures commitment to responsible travel?
As a local tour operator in Africa regions, we know first-hand what the impact of tourism can be in remote places and on small isolated communities. It is our aim to provide journeys that minimize the negative impacts of tourism on fragile natural and cultural environments. When your clients travel with us we provide cultural and environmental guidance helping them experience the cultures of the countries they visit and appreciate it for what it is. However, we believe that this is not enough - giving something back is what makes the real difference. And that comes through employing people from local communities, purchasing food and souvenirs produced by them, using small family-run hotels or staying as guests with local families.

Do you have references for your trips?
Absolutely! Classic World Ventures Is happy to provide you and your prospective clients with the names of past trip participants who have volunteered to be references.

What's generally included in the trip price?
• Double-occupancy accommodations
• activities and equipment as specified in daily itinerary
• expertise and services of professional leaders
• all transfers in comfortable, air conditioned vehicles
• all entry fees, national park permits
• pre-departure information and Welcome to Africa info package

What is generally excluded from the trip price?
• airfare
• personal insurance
• optional activities
• personal expenses
• gratuities to trip leaders as deemed appropriate

Who travels with Classic World Ventures?
The same types of people who call or come into your office everyday!
• Diverse travelers who are looking for cultural exploration or active vacation, an alternative to the traditional "beach"vacation
• People from all corners of the world and all walks of life
• Couples and solo travelers typically between the ages of 40 and 60
• Those who want to try something new from culture exploration
• Anyone in search of unique travel experiences, missionaries who are serving in Africa, families who are in search of a memorable life time trip.

How large will my clients' group be?
The average group size on all Classic World Ventures trips is 9. The maximum number of guests for most itineraries is 22. The minimum is 1.

What kind of shape does my client need to be in to enjoy their trip?
All our trips are graded easy, moderate or challenging depending on the distances, elevation changes and/or technical abilities required.
We cater for a wide range of abilities! Some trips are more challenging than others and we will help you choose the trip that's right for the client by asking questions about their outdoor background, physical activity, and preferred style of travel. It is critical to your client's enjoyment of their trip that they be matched with the right degree of challenge. Contact us to find the perfect trip for your clients' needs.

What are standard accommodations on Classic World Ventures trips?
Standard accommodations on inn trips are double occupancy in tourist hotels (always with private facilities). On some soft adventure trips, clients may have farmhouse or nature park lodge accommodation, camping or home stays, contact us for more details. Optional single occupancy rooms are available for a single supplement fee. Otherwise, we assign two solo travelers per room by gender.

Who will lead my clients' trip?
At Classic World Ventures, we realize that a trip is only as good as its leaders...and ours are among the best. In each of the countries your clients travel with us, they have a local guide whose enthusiasm, versatility and knowledge are second to none - because they're taking you round their home country! In addition to sharing hidden wonders your clients may never find on their own, our guides make sure their vacation runs smoothly and delivers an unforgettable experience.

How far in advance do I need to book my clients?
The farther in advance that you book your clients, the better selection of available departure dates they will have. You'll definitely want to make reservations for our high season at least 1 month and on our peak season 2 months in advance.

How do I get my clients to the start of their trip? How will I get them to the airport at the end?
Convenient transportation is available from airport to hotel and vice versa. Specific information regarding your client's trip meeting and ending times and transportation to the starting point are emailed to you upon booking.

How can I arrange my client's travel before and after their trip?
For help in arranging local flights, pre- and post-trip hotels, rental cars or rail tickets in conjunction with your client's Classic World Ventures trip, contact us.

Contact us and we will be happy to answer your questions.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011


Namibia Adventure Travel Tours: Adventure Tours & Safaris in Namibia

Namibia is an adventure destination and travelling here is not always that predictable. Whilst each tour has a rough itinerary, you must be prepared to expect the unexpected and deal with any difficulties or delays which Africa might throw your way! These are not wildlife safaris, but budget travel to wild and exotic places. It is very important that travelers have a positive attitude and are prepared to be flexible. An awareness of basic health and safety is also useful.


East Caprivi

Bordered by the Kwando, Linyanti, Chobe and Zambezi rivers, this region of riverine forest, swamps and flood plains has several safari lodges offering whitewater rafting, canoeing trips, fishing, hiking and game viewing, particularly in the Mudumu and Mamili National Parks.

AfriCat Foundation, Okonjima

This non-profit rehabilitation centre (www.africat.org ) cares for cheetahs, leopards, lions and endangered wild dogs on a rescue-and-release basis. There's a luxury lodge for overnight visitors, and activities include tracking rehabilitated cheetahs, spotting hyenas on foot, and leopard safaris in a game-viewing vehicle.

Namib Naukluft National Park

The Namib Naukluft is part of the Namib Desert, believed to be the world's oldest desert. Here, oryx, hyena and gemsbok stroll over the burnt orange dunes tufted with grasses that stretch into the horizon. The eastern region is mountainous and surprisingly lush with waterfalls, small streams and grazing herds.


Windhoek-*Has the best selection of fashion stores in Namibia. Jewellery is a particular highlight of the shopping scene, with traditional and contemporary pieces featuring Namibian diamonds and semi-precious stones. Local crafts such as wood carvings, karosse rugs and Herero dolls can be bought in curio shops and at the Windhoek Street Market, held every second Saturday.


Most travelers to Namibia find that their nightlife is based around the campfire or lodge restaurant. In the central area of Windhoek, an increasingly multi-ethnic city, there’s a growing range of cigar bar, jazz bars, arty cafes, cinemas, theatres and clubs. Visit during Windhoek Karnival in March or Oktoberfest to get the best of the action. At La Dee Da’s nightclub, you can dance to African beats beneath Namibia’s largest national flag. Elsewhere, nightlife is limited to the main towns, each offering a sprinkling of bars and clubs which open at weekends only. Swakopmund has several lively late-night pubs, often filled with overlanding groups. The old train station has been renovated into a casino if you fancy a flutter.

Travel guide to South Africa

Kruger National Park Witness another side of life: a Kruger Park safari will take you to an enormous wilderness of high drama and sheer delight, of crisp early mornings and soft-edged evenings, where palatial accommodation and top-drawer guiding sit alongside subtle insights into conservation, local empowerment and culture. And even better, you don't have to join the crowds: experience the privacy and exclusivity of a Big 5 Kruger Park safari at one of the private reserves or concessions in or adjoining the Kruger National Park where the 'wow factor' is standard.

Garden Route Garden Route holidays are your chance to explore South Africa's natural playground, where families, adventurers, nature-lovers and romantics come together to find a blended experience of beauty, action and indulgence.

The Company’s garden This blissful oasis of shade and greenery at the heart of Cape Town is surrounded by the city’s most important concentration of old buildings and museums. It was established by Jan van Riebeeck in 1652, just weeks after his arrival at the Cape, to provide fresh produce to passing Dutch ships. By the 18th century, what was created as a vegetable patch had transformed into a world-renowned botanical garden that spread over 18 hectares (44 acres) and exported bulbs and other produce to Europe. Today, the garden is a popular lunchtime retreat for city workers. The park-like lawns are inhabited by flocks of feral pigeons and tame squirrels and offer stunning views of the ragged cliffs of Table Mountain.

Rose Garden -* The garden was the site of the Cape’s first wine-producing vine and a source of rose-water in the Dutch era. A central memorial is dedicated to HIV/AIDS victims.

South African National Gallery -*From an initial bequest of 45 paintings in 1871, the gallery is now the sub-Saharan region’s leading art museum. Apart from its African and European collections, it also features temporary exhibitions

Castle of Good hope Constructed between 1666 and 1679, the imposing Castle of Good Hope is the oldest functional building in South Africa. Pentagonal in shape, the castle was built with slate quarried on Robben Island and sandstone from Lion’s Head, a small mountain which is sandwiched between Table Mountain and Signal Hill. The original position of the castle was right alongside Table Bay to protect the nascent Dutch settlement from naval invasion. Having long outlived its original function – the seaward wall now stands about 1 km (half a mile) inland after land reclamation – the castle serves as the military headquarters of the Western Cape. Following an extensive program of restoration that took place during 1969–93, it now houses two permanent museums and hosts occasional temporary exhibitions.


Good Hope Art Workshop -*This community project offers a working space to aspiring young artists. Visitors are welcome to watch artists at work or view completed canvases

Military Museum-*The Cape’s military past, from the first clash between Bartolomeu Dias and the locals in 1488 to the 1899–1902 Anglo-Boer War, is documented here

Simon’s Town Boulders Beach South Africa’s third-oldest settlement, Simon’s Town is named after Governor Simon van der Stel, who selected its harbour as a safe alternative to Table Bay during the stormy Cape winter. The town has a strong historical feel, reflecting its 160-year tenure as Britain’s main regional naval base, prior to being handed over to the South African navy in 1957. But far from being the boozy sailors’ hangout one might expect, Simon’s Town comes across as oddly subdued and genteel. It is lent a distinct character by its wealth of Victorian architecture and lovely location on the steep slopes of the Cape Peninsula above a string of sandy beaches. Most famous of these is Boulders Beach, with its recently founded colony of 3,000 penguins.


Simon’s Town Railway-*The Metrorail service that begins in Cape Town is one of the world’s great suburban train rides, offering a giddying seriesof beachfront views across False Bay before terminating at Simon’s Town’s Victorian railway station.

Foxy Beach -*Reached by a pair of boardwalks, sandy Foxy Beach lies at the heart of the African penguin colony. You can glimpse several hundred penguins surfing, squabbling, sunbathing or strutting around.

Willis Walk -*Situated outside the national park, this wheelchair-friendly boardwalk offers opportunities to spot penguins and their offspring, and fynbos birds such as Cape canaries and martins

We can help you plan a memorable trip to South Africa: +254 714 218 900

Saturday, March 12, 2011

Jordan assures the world it is safe for tourists at ITB Berlin

Working to reassure its travel partners, Jordan’s tourism industry is keeping a close eye on regional political developments and wants to convey the message that the country remains safe, in spite of the revolutions in Tunisia and Egypt and the demonstrations in many other countries including Jordan.

Early in February, Jordan’s ministry of tourism said it was leading an effort to clarify the situation for the world’s travellers to the country.

In a statement to the local media, the Ministry said it was working with the Jordan Tourism Board (JTB), the Jordan Hotel Association (JHA), and the Jordan Inbound Tour Operators Association (JITOA) to correct any misperceptions that might arise from the global media’s attention on the region.

JTB’s managing director, Nayef Al-Fayez, who is heading the Jordan team at ITB, has criticised media coverage attempting to link Jordan to regional developments, rein¬forcing the message that the kingdom remains a safe destination.

“Tourists from all over the world continue to enjoy Jordan’s countless and priceless treasures, as well as its unique and internationally renowned hospitality,” he explained.

Monday, March 7, 2011

What Makes Our Tours Different from others


· Our professional travel counselors are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. That means whenever you have questions during your tour or if you encounter any difficulties when on tour such as flight alterations, health problems, the loss of luggage, passport or visa, you can call our number from Nairobi, as there's always an English-speaking member of staff in the office waiting to help you.

· As a professional travel counselor, he will arrange a complete itinerary which includes all highlight attractions according to clients' individual interests. He will not offer optional tours in itineraries, a practice of many of our competitors so as to give the impression at first glance of lower total tour prices. Classic World Ventures Tours are fully inclusive with everything clearly stated in our itineraries with no hidden extras.

· We steer clear of tourist restaurants and arrange a la carte meals in the major cities where we choose the best restaurants for you and allow you to choose your favorite dishes for yourselves.

· Comfortable accommodation will enhance your enjoyment of the whole holiday. Our China Tours use only international managed or the best local hotels in each city. Here the client is lavished with attentive and thoughtful service, and at a location that is central for strolling and shopping. Breakfast is a smorgasbord of both western and African dishes.

· We offer private transfers with both guide and driver. We guarantee that the vehicles used on our tours are always clean and comfortable and in excellent condition, something our competitors cannot always boast.

Friday, March 4, 2011

One of the great Spectacular Activity in Maasai Mara/Serengeti National Parks

July-November: This is the best period to see the wildebeest making the deadly dive across the Mara Rive in Kenya. The arrival of the short rains diverts the migrating wildebeest southward. During the short rains of November the wildebeest migration is best viewed from either several Camps & Lodges in Mara. The first phase of the migration comes to an end towards end of November. The herd then begins a return journey Southern Serengeti plans and arrives in around December. They give birth as the year begins. And the circle continues.

Dec-Mar: Large herds of wildebeest and other herbivores are to be found on the plains of the Serengeti National Park and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. During the December-March periods, the plains in Southern Serengeti and Ngorongoro are inhabited by large population of wildebeest and zebra in search of the rain-ripened grass.

April-May:During this period, the depleted plains are unable to sustain the huge herds and the migration begins sweeping West and North. The animals move from the short grass plains of Southern Serengeti /Ngorongoro to the long grass plains and woodland of the Serengeti’s Western Corridor.

Big Five:

LIONS - King of Beasts -*Mention a safari to Africa, and one animal springs immediately to mind - lion! This, the so-called King of Beasts, is on everybody's list of animals to see. This fascination is no doubt due to the size and awesome power of this large cat, and its hunting prowess.

THE AFRICAN ELEPHANT -*Gardeners of the Savannah-*The African Elephant is the largest land mammal and perhaps the continent's most charismatic creature. Few animals are as closely linked to the welfare of mankind - for elephants have the potential to greatly modify the vegetation of landscapes, destroy the crops of subsistence farmers as well as create wealth through their valuable ivory tusks.

WHITE RHINOCEROS - Great Grazer -*Perhaps the first thing people wonder about the white rhinoceros is why it has its name. It is certainly not white in colour and actually has the same skin tone as its cousin, the black rhino. In fact, the name is thought to have been derived from the Dutch word "weid" meaning "wide" in reference to the animal's broad, wide mouth.

BUFFALO - Flanks of Ebony, Horns of Steel -*A large herd of buffalo is an unforgettable sight. Heads raised, horns glinting, massive fringed ears and noses twitching in search of danger. Closely related to the domestic cow, the African buffalo is one of the most successful and perhaps ecologically important mammals on the African continent. Buffalo are completely dependent upon surface water, so are absent from arid and semi-arid regions but are widespread and common in savannah, woodland and forest environments

LEOPARD - Prince of Darkness -*Few animals possess the mysterious aura of the leopard. 'Prince of Darkness' and 'Silent Hunter' are frequent epithets for this traditionally elusive cat. Like the lion, the leopard has been held in awe by generations of people across Africa, the Middle East and Asia. It is able to survive in just about any environment, being at home in forest, savannah, desert, or mountain top.

Plan your trip and you will get a chance to see all that in out Kenya National Parks

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Preparing for your Summer Holiday

Are you taking a summer vacation this year? If you are, have you already started preparing for your trip? When preparing for your summer vacation, you are encouraged to keep your DESTINATION in mind and No matter what your vacation destination is, you will need to take the climate into consideration. This will help you bring along the appropriate clothing.

Whenever you leave home, no matter where you are traveling to, you are always encouraged to have the proper forms of IDENTIFICATION. In addition to the proper identification, it is advised that you bring along all health insurance, auto insurance cards Passports and Nationality Identity Card. Should you need care or get into an automobile accident; this information will come in handy.

Cruise ships are a popular vacation choice for many individuals and families. If you are taking a cruise, you are advised to start preparing for your trip as soon as you book your reservation. Unlike many other vacations, a cruise often requires a large amount of preparation.

If you have developed an itinerary, you are encouraged to give this information to someone that you know. In the event that something happens back home, you can easily be reached.

It cannot be emphasized how important the preparation for your summer vacation is. Preparing for your vacation may seem overwhelming, but if you do your preparation in steps the process becomes easier to manage