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					                                      INCORPORATED
                           PO BOX 1872, CLINTON, MARYLAND 20735
              TEL: 301 856-9188  EMAIL: vipinc@erols.com  FAX: 301 868-2218



          AFRICARE DONOR’S TOUR 2009
Destinations:          Senegal, Mali and Ghana – West Africa

Tour Highlights        City Tour of Dakar, the Capital City of Senegal and
in Senegal:            Pilgrimage to Goree Island to see the “Slave House and
                       Door of No Return”. Also Bird Sanctuary in Saint Louis.
Tour Highlights        City Tour of Bamako, the Capital City of Mali to view the
in Mali:               spectacular mud-built mosques which are architectural
                       wonders and the Fabled City of Timbuktu the “university
                       center” of ancient Africa.
Tour Highlights        City Tour of Accra, the Capital City of Ghana and
in Ghana:              Pilgrimage to Cape Coast and Elmina Slave Castles and
                       Slave Dungeons. Also Optional Tour of Spectacular Rain
                       Forest Canopy in Kakum National Park.
Africare               Senegal: Ziguinchor - Malaria and TB Prevention and
Site Visits            Treatment Center.
                       Mali: Timbuktu Region - Food Security and HIV/AIDS
                       prevention, radio and civic education.
                       Ghana: Accra Region – HIV/AIDS Service Corps programs
                       and health programs.
Hotel and Resort       First Class Luxury Hotels/Resorts in West African
Accommodations:        Countries of Senegal, Mali and Ghana as follows:
                       Dakar – Meridian President Hotel
                       Ziguinchor – Royal Cap Skiring Hotel
                       Bamako – Hotel Kempinski
                       Timbuktu – Relais Azalea Hotel
                       Accra – La Palm Royal Beach Hotel
                       Elmina – Elmina Coconut Grove Beach Hotel
                       All meals included with English-speaking Tour Guides
                       and Local Transportation within scheduled tour itinerary.
Other Services:        Assistance with Passport and VISA Applications, Medical
                       and Travel Insurance as well as Orientation Briefings.


   1                                   Africare Donor’s Tour for January 22-February 3, 2009
                                           Prepared by Venue International Professionals, Inc.
                                                       Confirmed Version of October 16, 2008
                                            INCORPORATED
                            PO BOX 1872, CLINTON, MARYLAND 20735
               TEL: 301 856-9188  EMAIL: vipinc@erols.com  FAX: 301 868-2218



           AFRICARE DONOR’S TOUR 2009*
*Please Note: Duration of stay in each location will vary depending on actual travel itinerary schedule
13 Day and 12             PROPOSED DAY-TO-DAY ITINERARY
Night Program             SCHEDULED DATES: January 22-February 03, 2009
Day #1:                   Africare Donor Group Afternoon Departure From the United
January 22                States via Washington Dulles International Airport.
Day #2:                   Arrive Early Morning in Dakar, Senegal. Visit Goree Island,
January 23                Welcome Dinner with Cultural Entertainment.
Day #3:                   Visit St. Louis Djoudj Bird Sanctuary (please note: must check on
January 24                migratory season to ensure best available bird watching).
Day #4:                   Transfer by Road to Dakar. Day of Leisure in Dakar to include
January 25                City Tour of Dakar.
Day #5:                   Travel by Air from Dakar to Ziguinchor. Africare Site Visit of
January 26                Malaria and TB Prevention and Treatment Center.
Day #6:                   Morning Return by Air from Ziguinchor to Dakar. Travel by
January 27                Air from Dakar, Senegal to Bamako, Mali in Afternoon.
Day #7:                   Morning Travel by Air from Bamako to Timbuktu. Africare Site
January 28                Visit of Food Security and HIV/AIDS prevention, radio and civic
                          education.
Day #8:                   Morning Return by Air from Timbuktu to Bamako. Afternoon
January 29                Travel by Air from Bamako, Mali to Accra, Ghana.
Day #9:                   Morning Late Afternoon City Tour of Accra. Day of Leisure in
January 30                Accra to include City Tour of Accra.
Day #10:                  Depart by Road Transfer from Accra to Elmina, Ghana. Visit
January 31                Cape Coast and Elmina Castles and Dungeons.
Day #11:                  Africare Site Visit of HIV/AIDS Service Corps programs and
February 01               health programs. Optional Tour of Kakum National Park.
Day #12:                  Afternoon Return by Road Transfer from Elmina to Accra,
February 02               Ghana. Stop-over at Aburi Botanical Gardens. Later that
                          Evening Group Farewell Dinner w/African Naming Ceremony.
Day #13:                  Africare Donor Group Departs Ghana and arrives in the United
February 03               States at Washington Dulles International Airport.
                          END OF PROGRAM

   2                                          Africare Donor’s Tour for January 22-February 3, 2009
                                                  Prepared by Venue International Professionals, Inc.
                                                              Confirmed Version of October 16, 2008
                                       INCORPORATED
                        PO BOX 1872, CLINTON, MARYLAND 20735
           TEL: 301 856-9188  EMAIL: vipinc@erols.com  FAX: 301 868-2218




Detailed Itinerary:

Day #1 – Thursday, January 22 – Departure From The United States: Depart from
Washington Dulles International Airport on Delta Airlines Flight Number (TBD) at 12noon.
Arrive at JFK International Airport at 2:00pm. Depart from JFK International Airport on
Delta Airlines Flight Number 128 at 4:00pm. Meals Included: Dinner onboard Delta Airlines.

Day #2 – Friday, January 23 - Arrive in Dakar, Senegal: Arrive at Leopold Sedar Senghor
International Airport at 4:45am on Delta Airlines. After clearing immigration and customs
meet your Senegal/Gambia Tour Guide (Alkamba Travel and Tours) and transfer to the
Meridien President Hotel for check-in and brief refreshing in your room. Afterwards, enjoy
a refreshing brunch at 10:30am before visiting Goree Island to see the Slave House and
“Door of No Return”. Later that evening, enjoy a Welcome Dinner with Cultural
Entertainment at a local restaurant in Dakar. Overnight at the Meridien President Hotel.
Meals Included: Brunch and Welcome Dinner. Please Note: Hotel booking includes the day
before (Thursday, January 22) so that clients can expedite check-in process to their rooms
upon their early morning arrival in Dakar.

Day #3 – Saturday, January 24 – Depart Dakar and Transfer to St. Louis: After an early
breakfast, check-out of the Meridien President Hotel and transfer by road to St. Louis with a
picnic lunch included. Upon arrival in St. Louis, check-in to the Hotel De La Poste.
Afterwards, visit the Djoudj Bird Sanctuary. Please Note: Must check on migration season
to ensure best available bird watching. Afterwards, return to the Hotel De La Poste for a
refreshing dinner and overnight. Meals Included: Breakfast, Picnic Lunch and Dinner.

Day #4 – Sunday, January 25 – Depart St. Louis and Transfer to Dakar: After breakfast,
check-out of the Hotel De La Poste and transfer by road to Dakar with a picnic lunch
included. Upon arrival, check-in to the Meridien President Hotel. Afterwards, enjoy a City
Tour of Dakar to include various historical and cultural sights as well as shopping
opportunities at several marketplaces. Later that evening, enjoy a refreshing dinner and
overnight at the Meridien President Hotel. Meals Included: Breakfast, Picnic Lunch and
Dinner.

Day #5 – Monday, January 26 – Depart Dakar and Transfer to Ziguinchor: After an early
breakfast, check-out of the Meridien President Hotel and transfer by air to Ziguinchor in the
Casamance Region of Senegal. Depart on Air Senegal at 8:00am and arrive at Ziguinchor at
8:50am. Upon arrival, check-in to the Royal Cap Skiring Hotel. After a refreshing lunch,
visit Africare Site (To Be Arranged By Africare Staff). Later that evening, return to the Royal
Cap Skiring Hotel for a relaxing dinner and overnight. Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
and Dinner.




3                                        Africare Donor’s Tour for January 22-February 3, 2009
                                             Prepared by Venue International Professionals, Inc.
                                                         Confirmed Version of October 16, 2008
                                      INCORPORATED
                        PO BOX 1872, CLINTON, MARYLAND 20735
           TEL: 301 856-9188  EMAIL: vipinc@erols.com  FAX: 301 868-2218

Day #6 – Tuesday, January 27 – Depart Senegal and Arrive in Mali: After an early
breakfast, check-out of the Royal Cap Skiring Hotel and transfer by air from Ziguinchor to
Dakar, Senegal. Depart from Ziguinchor on Air Senegal at 9:30am and arrive in Dakar at
10:20am. After a refreshing lunch at a downtown restaurant in Dakar, depart from Dakar,
Senegal at 3:15pm on Air Senegal and arrive in Bamako, Mali at 5:15pm. After clearing
immigration and customs meet with your Tour Guide in Mali and transfer to the Hotel
Kempinski for check-in. Time permitting, visit the spectacular mud-built mosques which
are known as architectural wonders in Western Africa. Later that evening, enjoy a relaxing
dinner and overnight at the Hotel Kempinski. Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and
Dinner.

Day #7 – Wednesday, January 28 – Depart Bamako and Transfer to Timbuktu: After an
early breakfast, check-out of the Hotel Kempinski and transfer by air from Bamako to
Timbuktu. Depart Bamako on Air Mali at 7:15am and arrive in Timbuktu at 9:45am. Upon
arrival, visit Africare Site (To Be Arranged By Africare Staff) with a Picnic Lunch included.
Time permitting, explore the “fabled university center of ancient Africa” in Timbuktu.
Afterwards, enjoy a relaxing dinner and overnight at the Relais Azalea Hotel in Timbuktu.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Picnic Lunch and Dinner.

Day #8 – Thursday, January 29 – Depart Mali and Arrive in Ghana: After an early
breakfast, check-out of the Relais Azalea Hotel and transfer by air from Timbuktu to
Bamako. Depart from Timbuktu on Air Mali at 8:00am and arrive in Bamako at 10:30am.
Remain at the airport in transit status with lunch included and depart by air from Bamako,
Mali to Accra, Ghana. Depart on Air Ivoire at 1:50pm and arrive in Conakry, Guinea at
3:10pm. Depart on Air Ivoire at 3:45pm and arrive in Abidjan, Ivory Coast at 5:40pm. Time
permitting, enjoy a refreshing dinner at a local Ivorian restaurant before returning to the
airport and departing on Air Ivoire at 10:00pm. Arrive at Accra, Ghana at 11:00pm and after
clearing immigration and customs meet your Ghana Tour Guide (LandTours) and transfer
to the La Palm Royal Beach Hotel for check-in and overnight. Meals Included: Breakfast,
Lunch and Dinner.

Day #9 – Friday, January 30 – Day of Leisure in Accra: After breakfast, enjoy a City Tour of
Accra with lunch included. See many historical and cultural sights as well as plenty of
shopping opportunities in traditional marketplaces. Later that evening, return to the La
Palm Royal Beach Hotel for a relaxing dinner and overnight. Meals Included: Breakfast,
Lunch and Dinner.

Day #10 – Saturday, January 31 – Transfer from Accra to Elmina: After an early breakfast,
check-out of the La Palm Royal Beach Hotel and transfer by road to Elmina. Upon arrival,
check-in to the Elmina Coconut Grove Beach Hotel and enjoy a refreshing bar-b-que lunch
on the beach. Afterwards, enjoy a Tour of the Elmina and Cape Coast Slave Castles and
Dungeons. Later that evening, enjoy a refreshing Seafood Dinner and overnight at the
Elmina Coconut Grove Beach Hotel. Meals Included: Breakfast, Bar-B-Que Lunch and
Seafood Dinner.

4                                       Africare Donor’s Tour for January 22-February 3, 2009
                                            Prepared by Venue International Professionals, Inc.
                                                        Confirmed Version of October 16, 2008
                                      INCORPORATED
                        PO BOX 1872, CLINTON, MARYLAND 20735
           TEL: 301 856-9188  EMAIL: vipinc@erols.com  FAX: 301 868-2218

Day #11 – Sunday, February 01 – Day of Leisure in Elmina: After breakfast, visit Africare
Site (To Be Arranged By Africare Staff) with a Picnic Lunch included. Time permitting,
enjoy an Optional Tour of Kakum National Park. Later that evening, return to Elmina
Coconut Grove Beach Hotel for a relaxing dinner and overnight. Meals Included: Breakfast,
Picnic Lunch and Dinner.

Day #12 – Monday, February 02 – Depart Elmina and Return to Accra: After breakfast,
check-out of the Elmina Coconut Grove Beach Hotel and return by road to Accra with a
brief stop-over at Aburi Botanical Gardens for a refreshing lunch. Later that afternoon,
upon arrival in Accra, check-in to the La Palm Royal Beach Hotel. Time permitting, enjoy
some additional shopping and sightseeing in Accra. Later that evening, enjoy a Farewell
Dinner with a Ghanaian Naming Ceremony. Overnight at the La Palm Royal Beach Hotel.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Farewell Dinner.

Day #13 – Tuesday, February 03 – Depart Ghana and Return to United States: After an
early breakfast, check-out of the La Palm Royal Beach Hotel and transfer to Kotoka
International Airport. Depart on Delta Airlines Flight Number 0167 at 10:20am and arrive at
JFK International Airport at 5:05pm. After clearing immigration and customs, depart on
connecting Delta Airlines Flight Number 6707 at 6:40pm and arrive at Washington
International Airport at 8:29pm. Meals Included: Breakfast plus Lunch onboard Delta Airlines.

AFRICARE DONOR TOUR INCLUDES:

□ Roundtrip International Airfare on Delta Airlines (Washington Dulles International
Airport and JFK International Airport)
□ VISA processing for Mali and Ghana
□ Roundtrip Airfare in all three West African countries (as stipulated by the above day-to-
day itinerary)
□ Roundtrip Airport Transfers in Dakar and Ziguinchor in Senegal, Bamako and Timbuktu
in Mali, and Accra in Ghana
□ Hotel Accommodations at the following specified hotels in each African Country as
follows:
Dakar, Senegal – Meridien President Hotel for three (3) nights
St. Louis, Senegal – Hotel De La Poste for one (1) night
Ziguinchor, Senegal – Royal Cap Skiring Hotel for one (1) night
Bamako, Mali – Hotel Kempinski for one (1) night
Timbuktu, Mali – Relais Azalea Hotel for one (1) night
Accra, Ghana – La Palm Royal Beach Hotel for three (3) nights
Elmina, Ghana – Elmina Coconut Grove Beach Hotel for two (2) nights
□ All Meals Included for each day as stated in the day-to-day itinerary
□ Eleven (11) Breakfasts, Ten (10) Lunches, and Nine (9) Dinners
One (1) Brunch, One (1) Welcome Dinner with Cultural Entertainment and One (1) Farewell
Dinner w/Cultural Entertainment and Ghanaian Naming Ceremony


5                                       Africare Donor’s Tour for January 22-February 3, 2009
                                            Prepared by Venue International Professionals, Inc.
                                                        Confirmed Version of October 16, 2008
                                     INCORPORATED
                       PO BOX 1872, CLINTON, MARYLAND 20735
          TEL: 301 856-9188  EMAIL: vipinc@erols.com  FAX: 301 868-2218

□ Transportation ONLY for Airport Transfers, City Tours and Road Transfers to each
location. Note: Africare will provide own transportation arrangements to and from Africare
Sites.
□ English Speaking Tour Guides
□ Tips and Gratuities
□ Orientation Briefing Materials

AFRICARE DONOR TOUR DOES NOT INCLUDE:

□ Immunization Shots and Medical Prescriptions for Travel in Africa
□ Optional Shopping Excursion in Dakar
□ Optional City Tour of Bamako
□ Optional Tour of Timbuktu
□ Optional Shopping Excursion in Accra
□ Optional Tour of Kakum National Park
□ Travel Insurance
□ Items of a Personal Nature
□ Overweight Luggage Fees

For additional information about the 2009 Africare Donor Tour, please contact Venue
International Professionals, Inc. at vipinc@erols.com or (301) 856-9188




6                                      Africare Donor’s Tour for January 22-February 3, 2009
                                           Prepared by Venue International Professionals, Inc.
                                                       Confirmed Version of October 16, 2008
                                         INCORPORATED
                           PO BOX 1872, CLINTON, MARYLAND 20735
              TEL: 301 856-9188  EMAIL: vipinc@erols.com  FAX: 301 868-2218



             AFRICARE DONOR’S TOUR*
*Please Note: Tour Cost and Items Included in Tour Package are Subject to Change Without Notice.
                        PRICING SCHEDULE FOR 2009 (JANUARY-MARCH)
                        Tentative Dates: January 22 - February 3, 2009
USD $16,000.00          Per Person Based on Single Occupancy with Business Class
(minimum bid)           Seat Assignment on International Flights.

USD To Be               Optional Tours in Senegal, Mali and Ghana are available
Determined              upon request and actual price per tour will vary based on
                        total number of participants.

                AFRICARE DONOR’S TOUR
                        TOUR PACKAGE OVERVIEW:

Included                Roundtrip International Airfare on Delta Airlines or South
                        African Airways (depending on best available flight package)
Included                Roundtrip Intra-Country Airfare in West Africa
Included                Roundtrip Airport Transfers (Senegal, Mali and Ghana)
Included                First Class Hotel Accommodations for Twelve Nights
                        (Based on Single Occupancy) with all meals included
Included                Local Transportation in an Air-Conditioned Vehicles
Included                English-Speaking Tour Guides
Included                Tours as Specified in the Published Day-To-Day Itinerary
Included                VISA Application Processing Fees for Mali and Ghana
Included                Tips and Gratuities
Not Included            Travel Insurance
Not Included            Immunization Shots and Medical Prescriptions
Not Included            Items of a Personal Nature (i.e. – telephone calls and
                        laundry services, etcetera)
Not Included            Airline Fee for Overweight Luggage




  7                                        Africare Donor’s Tour for January 22-February 3, 2009
                                               Prepared by Venue International Professionals, Inc.
                                                           Confirmed Version of October 16, 2008

				
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