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19 Days | 18 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. Minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding, and rewarding, programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
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Sheila Walker Oct 06, 2015 at 09:54 PM

Will anyone at Roadscholar comment on how the current issues in Nepal regarding the fuel issue impact our travel there?

Nickie Oct 06, 2015 at 07:36 PM

Looks like Nepal is experiencing troubles. Hope the situation gets resolved SOON! Or our 10/11/15 RS trip may be impacted....
Erika Rauch-McQuillan Oct 06, 2015 at 08:07 PM

What kind of troubles is Nepal experiencing? Am I missing something?

Erika Rauch-McQuillan Oct 05, 2015 at 10:00 PM

Is anyone going on the Oct. 18 trip?
Sheila Walker Oct 05, 2015 at 10:16 PM

I'm on the Oct 11 trip

Harry Jones Sep 27, 2015 at 11:17 AM

Sheila, If you call Road Scholar they will tell you how many folks are signed up for your trip. Very few people post anything in this forum. RS will probably tell you how many solos are signed up but may not tell you if there are single women who are paired up.
Sheila Walker Sep 27, 2015 at 09:52 PM

Thanks. I have asked about roommates but they haven't been able to answer. Guess I'll just wait and find out.

Sheila Walker Sep 21, 2015 at 04:51 PM

How many people are enrolled in the October 11 trip?? Any other single women?
Nickie Sep 21, 2015 at 05:04 PM

So far, it looks like you and my husband and me!
Sheila Walker Sep 21, 2015 at 06:03 PM

Hmm...that would be a small group! Are you flying out of LA?
Nickie Sep 21, 2015 at 06:31 PM

Sheila Walker Sep 21, 2015 at 06:40 PM

Where do you live? I live in Oregon.
Nickie Sep 21, 2015 at 08:39 PM

We're in Nevada City, California.
Sheila Walker Sep 25, 2015 at 04:03 PM

Small world, I am from the Bay Area and visiting Nevada City often. IAre you flying out of Beijing on the 29th? I don't see your name on the passenger list for the Fhina Sir Lounge.
Nickie Sep 25, 2015 at 07:41 PM

Yes, we're flying back on the 29th, and we're on the lounge list. (I just checked. Jones/Wilkinson)
Nickie Sep 25, 2015 at 07:42 PM

Where do you live in Oregon?
Sheila Walker Sep 25, 2015 at 08:48 PM

Beautiful Bend where I hike, hike, hike.

Nickie Sep 18, 2015 at 12:36 PM

My husband and I are in the Oct 11th trip. Anyone else in that trip want to join the discussion?

Michael Fischer Sep 12, 2015 at 01:22 AM

This is a question for our tour leaders who I hope are monitoring this board. On our Road Scholar trips to India and Southern Africa we were told that we could bring school supplies or other items to donate to schools that we visited. I notice that in the information packet there is no information (and apologies if I've missed it) about this. Are we doing anything which would include an opportunity to donate materials of some sort and, if so, what is recommended to be brought? This is for the tour leaving Sept. 20. Thank you.
Binaya Rana Sep 16, 2015 at 11:10 AM

Michael, there is a school visit on the day after you arrive in Nepal, but that day is a public holiday here, so we might not be able to visit the school. It's on a Sunday, but that is not why it's a public holiday, Sundays are normal school days in Nepal.

Michael Fischer Sep 09, 2015 at 11:16 PM

Anyone (other than us) arriving in Beijing early for the Sept. 20 tour?

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49 meals: 17 breakfasts, 17 lunches, 15 dinners
6 Expert-led lectures
24 Field trips
3 Hands-on experiences
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