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15 Days | 14 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.
Meals: 34 total, 13 breakfasts, 12 lunches, 9 dinners

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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Hotel Crown: Baku, 2 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The modern, well-appointed Crown Hotel is located near the Caspian seafront within a short walking distance of many of Baku's main attractions.

Contact info:
7, Neftchi Gurban Abbasov Street
Baku, AZ 1003 Azerbaijan
phone: +994 12 491 0227
web: www.crownhotelbaku.com/index.html

Room amenities: Air conditioning, hairdryer, internet, phone, satellite TV, minibar, safe, complimentary tea/coffee facilities

Facility amenities: 3 restaurants, bar, fitness room, indoor swimming pool, business center, internet, sauna

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: TBD
Contact Road Scholar Travel Services for rates and bookings.

Sheki Saray Hotel: Sheki, 2 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: One of the newest hotels in Sheki, the Sheki Saray (Sheki Palace) offers rooms furnished in earth tones in modern, comfortable style. Located in the town center, the hotel enjoys uninterrupted views of the Caucasus mountains.

Contact info:
M. E. Rasulzade Street
Sheki, 5500 Azerbaijan
phone: +994 17 748 181
web: www.shekisaray.az

Room amenities: Satellite TV, in-room Internet access, direct dial telephone, A/C with climate control, hair dryer, minibar, private balcony or terrace.

Facility amenities: Shebeke Restaurant serving regional and European cuisine; Buta Bar, a full bar/lounge; Atrium Lobby; banquet and conference facilities.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Marani Hotel: Telavi, 1 nights
Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: Located in Telavi's Old Town, the Marani Hotel combines old Georgian architectural style with modern amenities. Pirosmani-style paintings adorn the walls of this small, charming hotel.

Contact info:
154 I. Chavchavadze Avenue
Telavi, Georgia
phone: +995 32 4830 30
web: www.rcheulimarani.com/

Room amenities: Air conditioning, satellite TV, internet, minibar, phone, hairdryer

Facility amenities: 24 hour concierge service, restaurant, room service, laundry service, wireless available in all public areas

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Hotel Gudauri: Gudauri, 1 nights
Type: Resort

Description: Hotel Gudauri is located on the southern slopes of the Greater Caucasus Mountain Range at an elevation of 7,200 feet above sea level. Breathtaking views and snow covered peaks of Mountains Kazbegi (5047m), Kuro (4072m), Shino (4048m), Shani (4048m), Chaukhi (4099m) and Maili (4599m) along with powder snow and beautiful alpine ski runs are just part of what makes Hotel Gudauri and Ski Resort a magnificent destination all year round.

Contact info:
Kazbegi Region
Gudauri, Georgia
phone: +995 32 2202 900
web: www.hotelgudauri.com/

Room amenities: TV, telephone

Facility amenities: The hotel amenities include restaurant and bar, shopping and recreation, indoor tennis courts, business center, spa, ski shop, laundry, first aid center

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

Elevator: Yes

Courtyard by Marriott Tbilisi: Gudauri, 3 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: Located right in the city center within walking distance of galleries, gardens, museums and other popular attractions, the four star Marriott Courtyard Hotel offers spacious and comfortable accommodations.

Contact info:
4 Freedom Square
Tbilisi, 0105 Georgia
phone: +995 32 779 100
web: www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/tbscy-courtyard-tbilisi/

Room amenities: Air conditioning, iron and ironing board, safe, hairdryer, TV, telephone, internet

Facility amenities: Business center, room service, restaurant and bar, indoor pool, fitness center

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Ani Plaza Hotel: Yerevan, 4 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: Ani Plaza Hotel is centrally located and with over 200 comfortable rooms, many with a panoramic view of Yerevan and Mount Ararat.

Contact info:
19 Sayat Nova Avenue
Yerevan, 0001 Armenia
phone: +374 10 589 500
web: www.anihotel.com/

Room amenities: air conditioning, satellite TV, minibar, soundproof windows, internet

Facility amenities: Hotel safe, cafe, restaurant serving Armenian food, gift shop, swiiming pool, business center, sauna, fitness center

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: TBD
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services for rates and bookings.

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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at no additional cost on this date ...
13 nights of accommodations
34 meals: 13 breakfasts, 12 lunches, 9 dinners
2 Expert-led lectures
20 Field trips
4 Performances


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