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Mystical Lands: The People and Culture of India and Nepal

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Program #18546RJ
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: 41 total, 14 breakfasts, 13 lunches, 14 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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The Suryaa New Delhi: Delhi, 3 nights
Type: Five-Star Hotel

Description: The Suryaa New Delhi is 5 Star Deluxe Hotel located in the heart of New Delhi, a mere 35 minute drive from the International 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.

Contact info:
New Friends Colony
New Delhi, 110 025 India
phone: +91 11 268 350 70
web: www.thesuryaa.com

Room amenities: A/C, Hairdryer, In Room Safe, Cable/Satellite TV, Direct Dial Phone, Coffee Making Facilites, High Speed Internet Access, Iron/Ironing Board, 24 Hour Room Service

Facility amenities: Health & fitness center, Spa facilities, Dry cleaning/laundry service, Outdoor Pool, Business Center, Wi Fi wireless broadband internet access, 4 restaurants

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Yes
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services for more information.

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

Description: Situated near the renowned Amber Fort and overlooking the Mansagar Lake. The rose coloured facade of the hotel is reminiscent of traditional Rajasthani architecture.

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

Room amenities: Central A/C, Internet Access, Dual Line Telephones, Tea & Coffee Maker, 24 Hr. Room Service, Electronic Safe, Hairdryer, Voltage 110-220

Facility amenities: Bar, Restaurant, Fitness Center, Swimming Pool, Business Center, Currency Exchange, Laundry Service

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

Elevator: Yes

Umaid Lake Palace: Kalakho, 1 nights
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Situated on picturesque Kalakho Lake about 13 kms from Dausa and just an hour's drive on the Jaipur - Agra national highway. Day trips to The Sariska Tiger reserve and Keoladeo National Park - The Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary are 2 hours away from the hotel. Umaid Lake Palace is one of the few hotels which organizes camel polo in its lawns followed by camel safari's along the lake. Nature walk to our organic farms in our hotel premises and guests are encouraged to engage in the local farming practices in the resort. Bird watching walks along with a trained guide around the lake are much cherished. Other activities include horse safari and day trekking trips along with pack lunch.

Ship Information: x

Contact info:
Agra National Highway
Dausa
303304, India
phone: +91 -1427-203166
web: www.umaidlakepalace.com/

Room amenities: Equipped with individually controlled air-conditioners, satellite TV, attached bathrooms & private balconies.

Facility amenities: The lake view restaurant serves freshly grown organic vegetables, poultry products and fish from the lake produced within the hotel premises. Recreational facilities include an outdoor swimming pool.

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

Elevator: Yes

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

Description: The Trident, Agra, set amidst beautiful gardens, fountains, landscaped central courtyards, is built of red stone reminiscent of the Mughal era. The Hotel is literally, a stone's throw away from one of the new 7 Wonders of the World, the Taj Mahal.

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

Room amenities: Central A/C, Internet Access, Direct Dial Telephone, Tea & Coffee Maker, 24 hr. Room Service, Satellite TV, Electronic Safe, Hairdryer, Voltage 110-220

Facility amenities: Bar, Restaurant, Coffee Shop, Fitness Center, Swimming Pool, Jogging Track, Business Center, Currency Exchange, Laundry Service

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

Elevator: Yes

Gateway Hotel Ganges instead of Radisson: Varanasi, 2 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: The hotel is set amidst 40 acres of lush green gardens, just 21 kms (45 mins drive) from the airport, The Gateway Hotel, Ganges is the veritable haven of peace and tranquility in this crowded and ancient temple city. The hotel is 6 kms away from the city Centre or the commercial hub of Varanasi also commonly known as The Chowk. The hotel is constructed in the holy Swastik shape (The Swastika is an ancient symbol which re-presents good fortune and blessing). The Gateway Hotel, Ganges offers recently renovated & refurbished world-class contemporary rooms & suites with choice of views ranging from the lush green gardens or the swimming pool. The hotel has 130 rooms divided in four categories - Standard Rooms, Executive Rooms, Executive Suites and Deluxe Suites.

Contact info:
x
Varanasi, India
phone: +x
web: www.thegatewayhotels.com/gangesvaranasi/hotel-rooms.aspx

Room amenities: Standard Rooms (1 bedroom) are recently refurbished, contemporary rooms with optional views of the landscaped gardens, the city or the swimming pool. Room Size: 229 sq ft, Bathroom: 48 sq ft. Flooring: Laminated wooden flooring. 36 Rooms are with Twin Beds and 36 are with Queen Beds. •Wi-Fi connectivity •International direct dialing facility •Television with satellite programmes •In-room safe •Tea/coffee maker •Minibar •DVD on request •24 hour room service •Additional amenities with every room level

Facility amenities: •Business Centre •High-speed Internet with Wi-Fi option •Audiovisual equipment available •Workstations •Facsimile, photocopier facilities •Secretarial services •Mail services •Fitness Centre •Swimming pool

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

Crowne Plaza Hotel Kathmandu Soaltee: Kathmandu, 4 nights
Type: Full Service Hotel

Contact info:
PO Box 97 Tahachal
Kathmandu, Nepal
phone: +977-1-4273999
web: www.ichotelsgroup.com/h/d/cp/1/en/hotel/KTMNP/welcome?start=1

Room amenities: Cable / Satellite TV, Coffee/Tea Maker, Mini Bar, High-speed Internet Access, Wireless Data Connection, Electrical Adapters Available,Phone, Bathtub, Hairdryer, Private Bathroom, In Room Safe, Individually Controlled Air Conditioning

Facility amenities: Health & Fitness Center (On-Site), Housekeeping & Laundry Services, Travel Services, Foreign Currency Exchange, Entertainment & Recreation, Sauna and Steam bath, Barbeque Grills, Outdoor Pool, Casino, Hotel Shops, Business Center

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: yes
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services for more information.



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.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
14 nights of accommodations
41 meals: 14 breakfasts, 13 lunches, 14 dinners
9 Expert-led lectures
21 Field trips
2 Performances
2 Flights during the program
Visas: 1(out of 2 required)

Ratings

4.9
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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