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Winter 2013 / 2014 (December, January & February) Winter 2014 / 2015 (December, January & February)
Spring 2014 (March, April & May) Spring 2015 (March, April & May)
Summer 2014 (June, July & August) Summer 2015 (June, July & August)
Fall 2014 (September, October & November) Fall 2015 (September, October & November)

Calendar of aFreeUniverse:
Exclusive DavidTravel Departures (EDDs)
AND
Calendar of DavidTravel Promoted Departures” (DPDs) including aFreeUniverse DPDs

 EDDs & DPDs

* EDDs may only be booked through DavidTravel directly or with the assistance of your travel professional who must book through DavidTravel. 
The same is true for DPDs to be part of the DavidTravel contingent.

Winter 2013 / 2014 (December, January & February)

India: Spiritual Splendors
a
FreeUniverse LUXURY
a DavidTravel Promoted Departure (DPD)


Tour begins on: Sunday, February 16, 2014 in Delhi, India
Tour ends on: Wednesday, February 26, 2014 in Delhi, India

Price: $4295 based on double occupancy
Single Supplement: $1800
Internal Air from $580

Experience spiritual India on a journey that includes a Hindu Aarti ceremony, a morning cruise on the Ganges and two visits to the Taj Mahal, one in the afternoon and one at sunrise, and take an exciting rickshaw ride through the colorful shopping district of Chandni Chowk.

DavidTravel Code: afu_be-16feb14
tiger
© Chris Moncrieff
Dreamstime Stock Photos

Spring 2014 (March, April & May)

South Africa: Wildlife, Winelands and Cape Town
a
FreeUniverse LUXURY
a DavidTravel Promoted Departure (DPD)


Tour begins on: Tuesday, March 04, 2014 in Johannesburg, South Africa
Tour ends on: Saturday, March 15, 2014 in Cape Town, South Africa

Price: $6795 based on double occupancy
Single Supplement: $1195
Internal Air from $400

Journey across South Africa's brilliant landscape, exploring historic Johannesburg, embarking on game drives in the Karongwe and Ngala Game Reserves, and taking in the stunning coastal scenery of Cape Town. Highlights include exploring the Constantia Winelands, embarking on twice-daily game viewing activities in Karongwe and Ngala Game Reserves, and spend a full day exploring Cape Point with a visit to the Boulders African penguin colony.
Please click HERE for Detailed Itinerary.

DavidTravel Code: afu_be-04mar14

Nepal Tour
a
FreeUniverse ACTIVE Budget
a DavidTravel Promoted Departure (DPD)

NOTE: The company sponsoring this trip markets to the gay community, plus all travelers are welcome.


Tour begins on: Saturday, March 08, 2014 in Kathmandu, Nepal
Tour ends on: Saturday, March 22, 2014 in Kathmandu, Nepal

Price: $2099 based on double occupancy. Single Supplement: $300 or $50 for tent only.
Please click HERE for Detailed Itinerary.

Try to catch a glimpse of the living goddess, spy out the snowy peak of Everest, experience rural Nepal, visit the wooden palace of Bhaktapur, trek the remote Siklis area, walk in the shade of rhododendron forests, explore Kathmandu Valley, sip chai by the lake in Pokhara.


DavidTravel Code: afu_ut2-08mar14

Cuba: People to People
a
FreeUniverse LUXURY
a DavidTravel Promoted Departure (DPD)


Tour begins on: Friday, March 14, 2014 in Miami, Florida
Tour ends on: Sunday, March 23, 2014 in Havana, Cuba

Price: $6295 based on double occupancy
Single Supplement: $895
Internal Air from $525

Includes 6 nights in Havanna and 1 night in Miami! Embark on an unforgettable, enriching Cuba program with full days of meaningful interactions and people-to-people connections, which reveal the spirit of this fascinating, culturally rich island nation long off-limits to American travellers. Immerse yourself in Cuban culture, exploring its architecture, agriculture, music and dining during intimate, one-to-one experiences with residents.
Please click HERE for Detailed Itinerary.

DavidTravel Code: afu_be-14mar14

Southeast Asia: Thailand, Cambodia & Vietnam
a
FreeUniverse LUXURY
a DavidTravel Promoted Departure (DPD)


Tour begins on: Thursday, March 27, 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand
Tour ends on: Thursday, April 10, 2014 in Hanoi, Vietnam

Price: $5865 based on double occupancy
Single Supplement: $1595
Internal Air from $2100

Explore vibrant Bangkok both on foot and by rickshaw, chat with a monk at Chiang Mai's famed Wat Umong, meet with a war veteran in Vietnam and enter Angkor Wat just as the sun is rising over the ruins. Other highlights include entering the Grand Palace via a secret doorway, traveling by traditional cyclo through Hanoi's old quarter, and riding an elephant at Maesa Elephant Camp.
Please click HERE for Detailed Itinerary.

DavidTravel Code: afu_be-27mar14

Cuba: People to People
a
FreeUniverse LUXURY
a DavidTravel Promoted Departure (DPD)


Tour begins on: Friday, April 11, 2014 in Miami, Florida
Tour ends on: Sunday, April 20, 2014 in Havana, Cuba

Price: $6195 based on double occupancy
Single Supplement: $895
Internal Air from $525

Embark on an unforgettable, enriching Cuba program, with full days of meaningful interactions and people-to-people connections, which reveal the spirit of this fascinating, culturally rich island nation long off-limits to American travellers. Immerse yourself in Cuban culture, exploring its architecture, agriculture, music and dining during intimate, one-to-one experiences with residents.
Please click HERE for Detailed Itinerary.

DavidTravel Code: afu_be-11apr14

Italy: Rome, Florence & Venice
a
FreeUniverse LUXURY
a DavidTravel Promoted Departure (DPD)


Tour begins on: Tuesday, May 20, 2014 in Rome, Italy
Tour Ends on: Tuesday, May 27, 2014 in Venice, Italy

Price: $4895 based on double occupancy
Single Supplement: $1850
Internal Air from $580

Go beneath the surface of Italy's best-known sites and cities. Learn the art of pizza making in Rome, visit a traditional Florentine enoteca, where the owner guides you through tastings of the various Italian wines, and tour the Uffizi Gallery in Florence with an expert guide.
Please click HERE for Detailed Itinerary.

DavidTravel Code: afu_be-20may14

Summer 2014 (June, July & August)

Atlantis: Copenhagen to Stockholm Cruise
a
FreeUniverse LUXURY
a DavidTravel Promoted Departure (DPD)

NOTE: This is an Atlantis Cruise that markets to gay men, plus all travelers are welcome.


Tour begins on: Sunday, July 20, 2014 in Copenhagen, Denmark
Tour ends on: Sunday, July 27, 2014 in Stockholm, Sweden

Prices starting at $1099 based on double occupancy
Single Supplement: 200% of the double occupancy rate.

Explore the best of Northern Europe on a brand-new cruise through the magnificent Baltic. Some places in the world are truly best seen by ship, and there's no better journey at sea than through the beautiful countries and magical seas of the northern Baltic. In seven magical nights you'll explore six fascinating countries including some of the most gay-friendly places on the planet. Fares start at an incredible $999 for an unforgettable adventure. Join next summer to experience the perfect blend of cultural exploration, great friends, and endless fun.


DavidTravel Code: afu_tl-20jul14

Peru – Machu Picchu & The Inca Trail
a
FreeUniverse ACTIVE Budget
a DavidTravel Promoted Departure (DPD)


NOTE: The company sponsoring this trip markets to the gay community, plus all travelers are welcome.


Tour begins on: Saturday, July 26, 2014 in Lima, Peru
Tour ends on: Sunday, August 03, 2014 in Cusco, Peru

Price: $2499 based on double occupancy. Single Supplement: $550
Please click HERE for Detailed Itinerary.

  • Explore Lima's historic centre and great cuisine
  • Hike the 4-day Inca Trail through the Sun Gate to Machu Picchu
  • Wander the atmospheric streets of Cuzco
  • Admire the might of the Inca empire in the Sacred Valley
  • Become versed in the fusion of Incan and Spanish colonial architecture

  • DavidTravel Code: afu_ut2-26jul14

    Italy: Rome, Florence & Venice
    a
    FreeUniverse LUXURY
    a DavidTravel Promoted Departure (DPD)


    Tour begins on: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 in Rome, Italy
    Tour Ends on: Tuesday, August 05, 2014 in Venice, Italy

    Price: $4445 based on double occupancy
    Single Supplement: $1525

    Go beneath the surface of Italy's best-known sites and cities. Learn the art of pizza making in Rome, visit a traditional Florentine enoteca, where the owner guides you through tastings of the various Italian wines, and tour the Uffizi Gallery in Florence with an expert guide.
    Please click HERE for Detailed Itinerary.

    DavidTravel Code: afu_be-29jul14

    Atlantis: Grand Med Cruise
    a
    FreeUniverse LUXURY
    a DavidTravel Promoted Departure (DPD)

    NOTE:
    This is an Atlantis Cruise that markets to gay men, plus all travelers are welcome.


    Tour begins on: Saturday, August 02, 2014 in Barcelona, Spain
    Tour ends on: Tuesday, August 12, 2014 in Barcelona, Spain

    Price: Prices starting at $1799
    Single Supplement: 200% of the double occupancy rate

    Sail the stunning Celebrity Equinox next summer on a journey that offers a little of, well, everything. Start with a departure from gay-friendly Barcelona as we visit four fascinating countries in 10 magical nights. You'll explore the best of the Western Med including new visits to Valletta and Catania, followed by Naples, Rome, Florence, Monte Carlo, and a full overnight in Ibiza. It's a remarkable itinerary, with more variety than ever before.


    DavidTravel Code: afu_tl-02aug14

    Iceland Tour
    a
    FreeUniverse ACTIVE Budget
    a DavidTravel Promoted Departure (DPD)

    NOTE:
    The company sponsoring this trip markets to the gay community, plus all travelers are welcome.


    Tour begins on: Sunday, August 03, 2014 in Reykjavik, Iceland
    Tour ends on: Sunday, August 10, 2014 in Reykjavik, Iceland

    Price: $3249 based on double occupancy
    Single Supplement: $1050

    Experience more than just the highlights of Iceland on this jam-packed active tour. Float between icebergs of Jokulsarlon Lagoon, go caving in a thousand year-old lava tube, swim between the tectonic continental plates, swim in a glacier river then trek across the glacier that fed it. And that's just the beginning! Head back to Reykjavik just in time to meet others in town for pride at the Blue Lagoon. Then, off to the city to partake in the Gay Pride festivities.
    Please click HERE for Detailed Itinerary.

    DavidTravel Code: afu_ut2-03aug14

    South Africa: Wildlife, Winelands and Cape Town
    a
    FreeUniverse LUXURY
    a DavidTravel Promoted Departure (DPD)


    Tour begins on: Tuesday, August 05, 2014 in Johannesburg, South Africa
    Tour ends on: Saturday, August 16, 2014 in Cape Town, South Africa

    Price: $6495 based on double occupancy
    Single Supplement: $995
    Internal Air from $400

    Journey across South Africa's brilliant landscape, exploring historic Johannesburg, embarking on game drives in the Karongwe and Ngala Game Reserves, and taking in the stunning coastal scenery of Cape Town. Highlights include exploring the Constantia Winelands, embarking on twice-daily game viewing activities in Karongwe and Ngala Game Reserves, and spend a full day exploring Cape Point with a visit to the Boulders African penguin colony.
    Please click HERE for Detailed Itinerary.

    DavidTravel Code: afu_be-05aug14

    The Enchanting Rhine Cruise
    a
    FreeUniverse LUXURY
    a DavidTravel Promoted Departure (DPD)

    NOTE:
    The company sponsoring this trip markets to the gay community, plus all travelers are welcome.


    Tour begins on: Monday, August 11, 2014 in Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Tour ends on: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 in Prague, Czech Republic

    Prices starting at $2899
    Single Supplement: 50% of twin price, for categories D & E only

    This voyage begins in Amsterdam, filled with legendary canals and distinctive architecture, before cruising on the Rhine River to Cologne -- a historic university town with a vibrant gay scene. Continuing on, you will cruise through the beautiful Rhine Gorge where vineyards stretch over endless hillsides to the horizon's edge. Stop in Rüdesheim, Miltenberg, Wurzburg, and Bamberg before joining the Main River. Marvel at the Main-Danube Canal – an engineering masterpiece – as you traverse Europe's Continental Divide. The cruise ends in Nuremberg. From here you will transfer to Prague for 2 final nights in one of Europe's most stunning cities.
    Please click HERE for Detailed Itinerary.

    DavidTravel Code: afu_ra-11aug14

    Legendary Danube River Cruise
    a
    FreeUniverse LUXURY
    a DavidTravel Promoted Departure (DPD)
    NOTE:
    The company sponsoring this trip markets to the gay community, plus all travelers are welcome.


    Tour begins on: Saturday, August 16, 2014 in Prague, Czech Republic
    Tour ends on: Monday, August 25, 2014 in Budapest, Hungary

    Prices starting at $2899
    Single Supplement: 50% of twin price limited to categories D & E

    There's no better way to experience Eastern Europe than on a riverboat cruise. Discovery, friendship, style and comfort all come together for the perfect Danube holiday.

    Please click HERE for Detailed Itinerary.

    DavidTravel Code: afu_ra-16aug14

    Explore Eastern Europe: The Black Sea Voyage
    Aboard the AmaCerto, launched in 2013 by the Award-winning river cruise line, AmaWaterways
    a
    FreeUniverse LUXURY

    a DavidTravel Promoted Departure (DPD)


  • Depart US on 22 August 2014 (or earlier for more time in Europe) (or arrive in Budapest on 25 August for Cruise only)
  • Beginning AmaWaterways trip in Budapest, Hungary on 23 August 2014
  • Boarding the AmaCerto and sailing from Budapest on 25 August 2014 (or arrive in Budapest on 25 August for Cruise only)
  • Disembark in Rousse, Bulgaria on 1 September 2014, overnight in Plovdiv, Bulgaria (or transfer to Bucharest, Romania for Cruise only and depart)
  • 2 September, travel on with AmaWaterways on Motor Coaches to Istanbul with 3 nights in Istanbul
  • Cruise and Land trip ends in Istanbul, Turkey on 5 September 2014

  • Price: from $3135, per person based on double occupancy. Single supplement: from $199
    BONUS: Please contact DavidTravel for special savings!


    Begin your vacation in Budapest, one of the world's most celebrated cities, renowned for its music, architecture and dance. Transfer to Budapest to begin your Danube voyage. You will soon traverse the narrow gorges of the Iron Gates, a stunning passage that divides Europe's Balkan and Carpathian mountains. Later, cruise along the Romanian-Bulgarian border. Visit Vidin, Belogradchik and Bucharest, the capital and largest city in Romania. Disembark and take the optional air transfer to Istanbul or continue over land to Veliko Tarnovo, the ancient capital of Bulgaria, before arriving in Plovdiv. Your sojourn concludes in exotic Istanbul. Please click HERE for Detailed Itinerary.

    Budapest, Hungary - Mohacs - Pecs - Vilany - Vukovar, Croatia - novi sad, Serbia - Belgrade - Vidin, Bulgaria -
    Giurgiu - Bucharest, Romania - Rousse, Bulgaria – Veliko Tarnovo – Plovdiv, Bulgaria - Istanbul, Turkey


    DavidTravel Code: afu_ma-22aug14
    Romania

    Morocco: Imperial Cities
    a
    FreeUniverse LUXURY
    a DavidTravel Promoted Departure (DPD)


    Tour begins on: Saturday, August 30, 2014 in Casablanca, Morocco
    Tour ends on: Saturday, September 06, 2014 in Marrakech, Morocco

    Price: $3750 based on double occupancy
    Single Supplement: $1800
    Internal Air from $580

    Aromatic tajines, palm-dotted, red-earthed landscapes and boundless generosity characterize the home of the Maghreb. On your visit, you will glimpse the friendliness, vibrancy and flavor of this Berber-Arab-Spanish-Portuguese-French melting pot. Among many experiences, on this trip you will sample Moroccan hospitality when a Marrakech family welcomes you into their home for dinner, experience life in medieval Fez, and visit the mountain-dwelling Berber people in their village.
    Please click HERE for Detailed Itinerary.

    DavidTravel Code: afu_be-30aug14

    Fall 2014 (September, October & November)

    Peru – Machu Picchu & The Inca Trail
    aFreeUniverse
    ACTIVE Budget
    a DavidTravel Promoted Departure (DPD)

    NOTE:
    The company sponsoring this trip markets to the gay community, plus all travelers are welcome.

    Tour begins on: Saturday, September 27, 2014 in Lima, Peru
    Tour ends on: Sunday, October 05, 2014 in Cusco, Peru

    Price: $2499 based on double occupancy. Single Supplement: $550
    Please click HERE for Detailed Itinerary.

  • Explore Lima's historic centre and great cuisine
  • Hike the 4-day Inca Trail through the Sun Gate to Machu Picchu
  • Wander the atmospheric streets of Cuzco
  • Admire the might of the Inca empire in the Sacred Valley
  • Become versed in the fusion of Incan and Spanish colonial architecture

  • DavidTravel Code: afu_ut2-27sep14

    Peru – Machu Picchu & The Inca Trail
    a
    FreeUniverse ACTIVE Budget
    a DavidTravel Promoted Departure (DPD)


    NOTE: The company sponsoring this trip markets to the gay community, plus all travelers are welcome.


    Tour begins on: Saturday, October 11, 2014 in Lima, Peru
    Tour ends on: Sunday, October 19, 2014 in Cusco, Peru

    Price: $2499 based on double occupancy. Single Supplement: $550
    Please click HERE for Detailed Itinerary.

  • Explore Lima's historic centre and great cuisine
  • Hike the 4-day Inca Trail through the Sun Gate to Machu Picchu
  • Wander the atmospheric streets of Cuzco
  • Admire the might of the Inca empire in the Sacred Valley
  • Become versed in the fusion of Incan and Spanish colonial architecture

  • DavidTravel Code: afu_ut2-11oct14

    Tanzania: Kilimanjaro Climb & Serengeti Photo Safari
    a
    FreeUniverse ACTIVE Budget
    an Exclusive DavidTravel Departure (EDD)


    Tour begins on: Sunday, October 12, 2014 in Moshi, Tanzania
    Tour ends on: Monday, October 27, 2014 in Moshi, Tanzania

    Price: $5398, per person based on double occupancy. Single supplement: $1019

    NOTE
    : This is an adventure focused trip.

    Conquer Africa’s tallest mountain and then relax on a safari into the Serengeti with a chance to see the Great Migration in action. Safari highlights include visiting the Ngorogoro Crater, Lake Manyara, and the wild Serengeti. Please click HERE for Detailed Itinerary.

    Moshi, Tanzania - Machame - Mt. Kilimanjaro National Park - Shira - Lava Tower - Great Barranco Valley - Great Barranco Wall - Karanga Camp - Karanga Valley - Barafu Camp - Stella Point - Uhuru Peak - Mweka Gate - Mweka Village - Moshi - Arusha - Lake Manyara National Park - Masai Village - Olduvai Gorge - Serengeti - Serengeti National Park - Ngorongoro Conservation Area - Mto wa Mbu - Arusha - Moshi, Tanzania


    DavidTravel Code: afu_ad-12oct14
    giraffe

    Morocco: Imperial Cities
    a
    FreeUniverse LUXURY
    a DavidTravel Promoted Departure (DPD)


    Tour begins on: Saturday, November 22, 2014 in Casablanca, Morocco
    Tour ends on: Saturday, November 29, 2014 in Marrakech, Morocco

    Price: $3750 based on double occupancy
    Single Supplement: $1065

    Aromatic tajines, palm-dotted, red-earthed landscapes and boundless generosity characterize the home of the Maghreb. On your visit, you will glimpse the friendliness, vibrancy and flavor of this Berber-Arab-Spanish-Portuguese-French melting pot. Among many experiences, on this trip you will sample Moroccan hospitality when a Marrakech family welcomes you into their home for dinner, experience life in medieval Fez, and visit the mountain-dwelling Berber people in their village.
    Please click HERE for Detailed Itinerary.

    DavidTravel Code: afu_be-22nov14

    India: Spiritual Splendors
    a
    FreeUniverse LUXURY
    a DavidTravel Promoted Departure (DPD)


    Tour begins on: Sunday, November 23, 2014 in Delhi, India
    Tour ends on: Wednesday, December 03, 2014 in Delhi, India

    Price: $4395 based on double occupancy
    Single Supplement: $1975
    Internal Air from $580

    Experience spiritual India on a journey that includes a Hindu Aarti ceremony, a morning cruise on the Ganges and two visits to the Taj Mahal, one in the afternoon and one at sunrise, and take an exciting rickshaw ride through the colorful shopping district of Chandni Chowk. Please click HERE for Detailed Itinerary.

    DavidTravel Code: afu_be-23nov14
    tiger
    © Chris Moncrieff
    Dreamstime Stock Photos

    Winter 2014 / 2015 (December, January & February)

    Southeast Asia: Thailand, Cambodia & Vietnam
    a
    FreeUniverse LUXURY
    a DavidTravel Promoted Departure (DPD)


    Tour begins on: Thursday, December 04, 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand
    Tour ends on: Thursday, December 18, 2014 in Hanoi, Vietnam

    Price: $5865 based on double occupancy
    Single Supplement: $1595
    Internal Air from $2100

    Explore vibrant Bangkok both on foot and by rickshaw, chat with a monk at Chiang Mai's famed Wat Umong, meet with a war veteran in Vietnam and enter Angkor Wat just as the sun is rising over the ruins. Other highlights include entering the Grand Palace via a secret doorway, traveling by traditional cyclo through Hanoi's old quarter, and riding an elephant at Maesa Elephant Camp.
    Please click HERE for Detailed Itinerary.

    DavidTravel Code: afu_be-04dec14

    South Africa: Wildlife, Winelands and Cape Town
    a
    FreeUniverse LUXURY
    a DavidTravel Promoted Departure (DPD)


    Tour begins on: Tuesday, December 16, 2014 in Johannesburg, South Africa
    Tour ends on: Saturday, December 27, 2014 in Cape Town, South Africa

    Price: $6895 based on double occupancy
    Single Supplement: $1195
    Internal Air from $400

    Journey across South Africa's brilliant landscape, exploring historic Johannesburg, embarking on game drives in the Karongwe and Ngala Game Reserves, and taking in the stunning coastal scenery of Cape Town. Highlights include exploring the Constantia Winelands, embarking on twice-daily game viewing activities in Karongwe and Ngala Game Reserves, and spend a full day exploring Cape Point with a visit to the Boulders African penguin colony.
    Please click HERE for Detailed Itinerary.

    DavidTravel Code: afu_be-16dec14
     
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