If you've ever dreamed of taking that wild African safari, this post is for you. Fairmont and the National Geographic Society have partnered up to present the Global Explorer Series
. You’ll have the opportunity to engage with National Geographic experts in a range of activities, in dynamic destinations including Kenya, Cairo, Montebello (Quebec), Monaco and St Andrews (Scotland). You can join some of the world’s foremost photographers, renowned archaeologists and ecologists for once-in-a-lifetime experiences.
Fishing on the Fly
Join Aquatic Ecologist Zeb Hogan at Fairmont Le Château Montebello (Quebec) for a weekend of fly-fishing and learn about his efforts to save endangered fish. Your experience also includes two nights’ accommodation, welcome reception, meals, a donation to National Geographic Society and more.
May 29 - 31, 2009
New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art will host "Afghanistan: Hidden Treasures From the National Museum, Kabul" highlighting a collection of priceless historical objects that were secreted away during the civil war and rediscovered in 2003. Visit this page soon for information on packages at The Plaza.
June 23-September 20, 2009
Treasures of the Sea
Fairmont Monte Carlo hosts a gala evening with Dr. Enric Sala, Marine Ecologist and guest of honour HSH Prince Albert. Weekend package also includes a private excursion on Prince Albert’s “Tuiga”, one of the world’s most beautiful historic yachts, and more.
July 17-19, 2009
Kenya Photo Safari Adventure
National Geographic wildlife photographer Michael Nichols provides a unique viewpoint to capturing Kenya’s beauty. Traveling with luxury outfitter Micato Safaris, your adventure includes a full-day photo safari game drive, hot air balloon ride, visit to a Maasai village, meals, accommodations at Larsens Camp in Samburu National Reserve and Fairmont’s three East African properties and more.
September 1-10, 2009
Explore One Of The Seven Wonders
Dr. Zahi Hawass, head of Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities headlines a weekend discovering the wonders of Cairo. In addition to his dinner lecture, you’ll enjoy guided tours of the Great Pyramids, the Cairo Museum and a Nile Felucca ride. Three nights’ accommodation, breakfast, dinners included.
November 27-30, 2009
Not only do you get sweet accommodations, you'll get an experience you'll never forget!
Fairmont/National Geographic website
First photo by Michael Nichols in Kenya