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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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Bill Schechter Sep 15, 2015 at 06:32 PM

Is anyone else leaving from IAD-Washington Dulles on September 18? ... Bill & Claudia Schechter

Diane Haegele Aug 19, 2015 at 07:05 PM

taking this trip the first part of Sept. I believe it begins on Sept. 5. We are arriving a day early. Is anyone else doing the same? Is anyone else going?

Marilyn Blaisdell Aug 06, 2015 at 11:11 AM

I would like to inform all RoadScholar travelers to our blog - ourworldofdiscovery.wordpress,com. Our trips on the Silk Road, Great Grey Whale Migration and Ireland are all blogged on this site.
Toni Johnson Sep 15, 2015 at 06:53 PM

I went to your blog but could not easily discover your trip o the Silk Road. Can you point me to it, please. I am looking at the announcement and trying to decide if I would enjoy it.

Linda MacDonald Aug 06, 2015 at 10:52 AM

I would like to make contact with folks going on the Silk Road expedition September 18 departure. Also with those doing the Iran extension.
I notice that many of the hotels have a gym. I'd love to connect with a gym buddy.
Best to all and see you in Biskek!

Linda MacDonald Jun 25, 2015 at 01:36 PM

I am arriving in Biskek a few days early for the Silk Road trip starting September 19/20. Is anyone else expecting to be in Biskek on or about September 16?

Ash Jain May 23, 2015 at 12:24 AM

Hello to all of you on the Silk Road trip starting on May 29th. Look forward to meeting everyone. Cheers.... Ash

Diane M Sharon May 15, 2015 at 03:41 PM

I see that there are a few on this board who are on the trip leaving end of May; I'm looking forward to meeting you! Just got my passport back with all the visas, gold and silver foil and stamps!! Alan, are you and your wife doing the Iran extension? I am doing it.
Alan Eastham May 15, 2015 at 05:33 PM

All set, Iran visa included.
fran cory May 17, 2015 at 06:09 PM

I'm going on the May 29 trip, but not on the Iran extension. I live on Long island, NY. Anyone else from NY going?
fran cory May 17, 2015 at 06:09 PM

Diane M Sharon May 17, 2015 at 06:45 PM

I'm leaving from NY, but on Thurs eve May 28, overnighting Fri in Istanbul
Toni Johnson Sep 15, 2015 at 06:55 PM

I am looking at the announcement for the Silk Road and trying to decide if I would enjoy it. Did you enjoy the trip?

Sue Wilkens May 15, 2015 at 03:25 PM

i loved the trip. jama was the best guide i'd ever had in my travels to over 70 countries.
Diane M Sharon May 15, 2015 at 03:38 PM

Thanks!! That's great to hear, Sue! Is anyone on this board who is also on the trip beginning at the end of May?
Toni Johnson Sep 15, 2015 at 06:55 PM

I am looking at the announcement for the Silk Road and trying to decide if I would enjoy it. Did you enjoy the trip?

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48 meals: 17 breakfasts, 16 lunches, 15 dinners
2 Expert-led lectures
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2 Flights during the program


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