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Adventures Afloat: Mighty Brahmaputra: Taj, Tribes and Temples

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Program #20121RJ
17 Days | 16 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. There’s 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.
Meals: 40 total, 14 breakfasts, 14 lunches, 12 dinner

The following meal choices available when requested in advance: Vegetarian.

If you have dietary restrictions due to medical requirements, please call (800) 454-5768, to see if we can accommodate your needs.

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Suryaa New Delhi: Delhi, 2 nights
Type: Five-Star Hotel

Description: The Suryaa New Delhi is a 5-Star Hotel located in the heart of New Delhi, a mere 40 minute drive from the airport & adjacent to Delhi's business districts, Nehru Place, Pragati Maidan-International Trade Fair venue, Okhla & Noida Export Promotion Zone. Shopping malls, recreation facilities and historical monuments are all in the close vicinity of the hotel. The world-renowned Apollo Hospital & the Escorts Heart Institute are also located close to the hotel.

Ship Information: x

Contact info:
New Friends Colony
New Delhi, 110 025 India
phone: +911126835070
web: www.thesuryaanewdelhi.com/

Room amenities: Satellite TV, CD Player, DVD Player, In-Room Movies, Coffee Maker, Mini-Refrigerator, Mini Bar, Wi-Fi Internet, Phone with Voicemail, Bathrobe, Hairdryer, Bathtub, In-Room Safe, Air Conditioning & Iron/Ironing Board

Facility amenities: Laundry/Dry Cleaning, Multi-lingual Staff, Administrative Services, Concierge Services, Barber/Hair Stylist, Business Center, Currency Exchange, Fax, Gift Shop, Room Service, Health Club, Indoor Pool, Health Spa/Massage, Outdoor Pool, Hot Tub, ATM & Safe Deposit Box

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: n/a
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services for more information.

Trident Hotel Agra: Agra, 2 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The hotel is within walking distance of the Taj Mahal, set in a quiet landscape of gardens.

Contact info:
Fatehabad Rd.
Agra, 282 001 India
phone: +91 562 223 5000
web: www.tridenthotels.com/agra/index.asp

Room amenities: 138 rooms with central air-conditioning with individually controlled thermostat, mini-bar, electronic safes, tea- and coffee-making facility, direct-dial telephones with dataport connection, Internet access, satellite television, hair dryer. Nonsmoking rooms available.

Facility amenities: Restaurants and Bars, outdoor swimming pool, barber shop, beauty salon, concierge desk, gift shop, safety deposit box, laundry service, foreign currency exchange, and business center.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Trident Hotel Jaipur: Jaipur, 2 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Set in six acres of landscaped gardens, across from the Jal Mahal Palace, the Trident Jaipur overlooks Lake Mansagar and the surrounding Aravalli hills, in a peaceful setting approximately ten minutes outside of the center of Jaipur.

Contact info:
Amber Fort Rd.
Jaipur, 302 002 India
phone: +91 141 267 0101
web: www.tridenthotels.com/jaipur/index.asp

Room amenities: Individually-controlled air conditioning, balcony, cable television, coffee maker, hairdryer, Internet access, mini-bar, telephone with voicemail and wake-up alarm, electronic smoke detector and safe. All rooms are non-smoking.

Facility amenities: Restaurant with international and Indian cuisine, bar with terrace, room service, business center, wireless Internet access, currency exchange, laundry service, fitness center and outdoor heated swimming pool.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

MV Mahabaahu: Aboard the MV Mahabaahu, 7 nights
Type: Riverboat

Description: The M.V. MAHABAAHU is the most luxurious river cruise ship of India, cruising on the greatest river of Asia - the Brahmaputra, from September 2011 onwards.

Ship Information: The ship is 55m / 180.4 Ft long and 10M / 32.8ft wide. It has a total of five decks inlcuding one inside the hull and the top deck has an open sun deck. It is powered by three marine engines and four generators.

Contact info:
India
New Delhi, India
phone: +xxxxx
Room amenities: All cabins incorporate satellite TV, personal safe, mini bar, telephone, Wi-Fi, wardrobe, writing table and hair drying. Telephone and Internet available at additional cost.

Facility amenities: All decks have central air-condition, well stocked library, internet cafe, swimming pool, spa and hair salon facilities, guym, sun deck, restaurant, lounge, money changing facility, one elevator and 3 staircases.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: Shower only.

Elevator: Yes

Taj Bengal, Kolkata: Kolkata, 1 nights
Type: Five-Star Hotel

Description: Taj Bengal, a city landmark in downtown Kolkata, is just 3 kms from the city's commercial centre and the nearest luxury hotel to Government offices and Consulates. Located in the city's greenest precinct, it is within walking distance of the Victoria Memorial, Royal Calcutta Race Course, Horticulture Gardens, National Library and the Zoological Gardens thus ensconced by flora and foliage that teems with birdlife. The airport is 60 minutes away and the railway station is 20 minutes away.

Ship Information: x

Contact info:
34B, Belvedere Road
Alipore - 700 027
Kolkota, India
phone: +91 33 66123939
web: http://www.tajhotels.com/Luxury/City-Hotels/Taj-Bengal-Kolkata/Overview.html

Room amenities: Deluxe Rooms offer a choice of interior between modern wooden floors or classic carpets. The modern rooms offer a 4 fixture bathroom. All rooms in this category are equipped with a 2 line phone, a mini bar, personal tea/coffee maker, electronic safe, wireless high speed internet and sound proof windows.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: x
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The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.

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14 nights of accommodations
40 meals: 14 breakfasts, 14 lunches, 12 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
14 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences
2 Performances
2 Flights during the program

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