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GHANA / TOGO / BENIN / SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE / CONGO / ANGOLA / NAMIBIA / SOUTH AFRICA

Adventures Afloat: Into Africa: From Ghana’s Gold Coast to Cape Town

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Program #21040RJ
21 Days | 20 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
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: 54 total, 19 breakfasts, 18 lunches, 17 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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Labadi Beach Hotel: Aboard the Corinthian, 1 nights
Type: Resort

Description: Set amidst tropical landscaped gardens adjacent to one of Ghana's most popular beaches in the country's administrative, communications and economic centre in Accra, the Labadi Beach Hotel caters for the business and leisure traveller. The hotel has earned itself the reputation of being the most sought after business venue in the country. The hotel enriched its resort status with a plush beachfront facility for its guests. The beach has exotic loungers and offers snacks and assorted drinks, waiter service and permanent security to keep the nuisance factor of the entrepreneurs in check. The beach is mechanically cleaned twice daily with an imported cleaning machine that sifts the sands to remove unwanted debris. This is surely the cleanest sand above the high watermark in Accra. The hotel has a gymnasium which offers the use of the sauna, swimming pool and tennis courts. There are plenty rooms for guests including two Accessible Rooms. The hotel also offers two bars and two restaurants, a curio and gift shop, a business centre, conference and banqueting facilities for up to 180 delegates, a swimming pool with an adjacent children's pool, a health club offering a fully equipped gymnasium, sauna and massage facilities, as well as a volleyball court and two floodlit tennis courts.

Ship Information: n/a

Contact info:
1 Laby Pass
Accra, Ghana
phone: +8665390036
Room amenities: - Air conditioning - Coffee/tea maker - Balcony - Ceiling fan - Direct-dial phone - Minibar - Daily housekeeping - Extra towels/bedding - Turndown service - Designer toiletries - Private bathroom - Hair dryer - Extra towels/bedding in room - Makeup/shaving mirror - Separate bathtub and shower - Bathrobes (on request) - Electronic/magnetic keys - Satellite television service - In-room safe - Desk - Iron/ironing board (on request) - Free Wi-Fi

Facility amenities: - Sauna - Concierge desk - 24-hour front desk - Health club - Air-conditioned public areas - Room service (24 hours) - Airport transportation (surcharge) - Business center - Safe-deposit box at front desk - Medical assistance available - Swimming pool - outdoor - Hair salon - Gift shops or newsstand - Tennis on site - Bar/lounge - Coffee in lobby - Free breakfast - Currency exchange - Dry cleaning/laundry service - Fitness facilities - Computer station - Beach/pool umbrellas - Massage - spa treatment room(s) - Patio - Garden - Beach bar - Private beach - Outdoor tennis court - Pool sun loungers (chaise longues) - Security guard - Piano - Free Wi-Fi

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

Elevator: Yes

Corinthian: Aboard the Corinthian, 17 nights
Type: Cruise Ship

Description: This private yacht-like cruise ship accommodates only 100 guests in 50 suites.

Ship Information: Gross Tonnage: 4,077 Overall Length: 290 feet Beam: 50 feet Draft: 12 feet Flag Malta

Contact info:
132 East 70th Street,
New York ,, NY 10021 USA
phone: 800-257-5767
web: www.traveldynamicsinternational.com/

Room amenities: All accommodations aboard the Corinthian are suites. And include a bedroom with two twin-sized beds or one queen sized bed, sitting area, mini bar, VCR/DVD/CD player, color TV, Marble appointed bathroom with spacious shower and other amenities.

Facility amenities: Public facilities include a restaurant tha accomodates guests at a single, unassigned seating, two lounges, expansive library with Internet access, state-of-the-art gym/spa, beauty salon, boutique,Jacuzzi, hospital and ample deck areas for sunbathing and relaxing.

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

Elevator: Yes

Protea Hotel Breakwater Lodge: Aboard the Corinthian, 1 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Just minutes away from restaurants, pubs, theatres and shops, the Protea Hotel Breakwater Lodge is premier Cape Town hotel accommodation, ideally positioned in the heart of Cape Town's V & A Waterfront development. Once a 19th Century prison, the Protea Hotel Breakwater Lodge today provides comfortable and affordable Cape Town hotel accommodation in a spectacular setting that looks over the bay and up onto Table Mountain. Neighbouring Cape Town's CBD, the Protea Hotel Breakwater Lodge lies within easy reach of the main routes to the beaches, mountain walks and city hotspots, not to mention the airport. So whether you're in Cape Town for business reasons or for a leisurely and relaxing holiday, the Protea Hotel Breakwater Lodge will provide you with comfort and convenience during your stay.

Ship Information: n/a

Contact info:
Portswood Road, V&A Waterfront
Cape Town, South Africa
phone: +27 21 4061911
web: www.proteahotels.com/protea-hotel-breakwater-lodge-waterfront.html

Room amenities: The rooms are all elegant and stylishly decorated with comfortable furnishings as well as being equipped with mini fridges, 22 inch LCD Television sets with an 11 channel DSTV package, radio and a direct-dial telephone. If you need a little refreshment, a welcome tray with biscuits and tea/coffee making facilities is supplied.

Facility amenities: ◦Stonebreakers Buffet restaurant ◦Time Out Café ◦Bar ◦Wireless hotspots throughout the hotel ◦Conference facilities accommodating up to 220 delegates ◦Transit business lounge ◦Prokidz play room ◦In house Gym ◦Secure parking for cars and coaches

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

Elevator: Yes



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.

Currently selected:Prices Starting At:
Jan 30 — Feb 19, 2013 $15445
Reduced prices starting at $15295
$15295

Special Offer: The prices shown are $150 off the program's original price.

Our Value Promise To You

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Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
19 nights of accommodations
54 meals: 19 breakfasts, 18 lunches, 17 dinners
9 Expert-led lectures
13 Field trips
Visas: 5(out of 6 required)

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