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15 Days | 14 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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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John (Jack) Roberts May 30, 2015 at 02:54 PM

Hola, Road Scholar Enthusiasts: My wife and I are enrolled in this South African adventure beginning 22 October. We are excited about visiting this, our seventh, continent and would appreciate any important information our travel companions are interested in sharing. For instance, Stellenbosch has several fine wineries including on owned by Ernie Els, the professional golfer.


Barbara Hoganson Jan 29, 2015 at 08:45 PM

Greetings to March 12, 2015 participants: Barbara & Jerry Hoganson are joining the South Africa tour and would like to hear from any fellow participants. We live in northern Virginia & enjoy summers in northern Michigan.


Elizabeth Grey Sep 11, 2014 at 06:53 PM

Hi folks,
It's Betty Sanders again. I'm going a day early - leaving Atlanta on Thurs Sept 25, arriving J-burg Fri Sept 26. Any one else going early?


Elizabeth Grey Aug 27, 2014 at 10:39 AM

My name posts as Elizabeth Grey. I'm actually Betty Sanders & would enjoy hearing from others on the Sept 26 trip & Victoria Falls extension & others who've taken these trips before.
Patricia Jones Aug 27, 2014 at 06:02 PM

Hi, Betty and others...My husband Ralph and I will be on the same trip. We have never been disappointed after at least eight international Road Scholar trips and I hope you will love it too. Do you have any books or movies to recommend before we go? I love to read fiction and non-fiction related to our destinations. We live near Rochester, NY.
Elizabeth Grey Sep 11, 2014 at 06:51 PM

Hi Patricia; looking forward to meeting you & Ralph. Only 2 weeks to go!


Elizabeth Grey Aug 27, 2014 at 10:35 AM

I'd like to hear from others on this trip & the Victoria Falls extension. I'm travelling by myself & really looking forward to meeting others through this site.


Michael Fischer Jul 11, 2014 at 11:13 AM

Anyone else out there that's going on the August 20 tour. And any advice from any who have already been?
Ilene Ringler Aug 07, 2014 at 07:14 PM

hi we are on the trip as well. looking forward to meeting you


Michael Fischer Jul 09, 2014 at 04:59 PM

Does anyone have any suggestions on types and brands and models of binoculars to take?


Susan Sumeri Jun 09, 2014 at 03:34 PM

I finished Mandela's "A long Walk to Freedom", the book. For anyone that doesn't have the time to read it - it's long -, read Stengel's "Fifteen Lessons on Life, Love, and Courage". The 15 chapters are digests of parts of "long Walk". It gives you a feel for Mandela's life. I also have Frommer's "South Africa", pretty good and National Geographic's "South Africa" - not worth the money. One reason Alex and I chose this trip plus extension were the two safaris - we loved our time in Kenya and Tanzania.


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