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Program #20321RJ
14 Days | 13 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: 36 total, 12 breakfasts, 12 lunches, 12 dinner

The following meal choices available when requested in advance: Low Fat; Vegetarian; Low Salt; Gluten Free.

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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King James (formerly Edinburgh Thistle): Edinburgh., 2 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: A modern hotel, the King James is located just off Edinburgh’s world-famous Princes Street, and a short walk from the Royal Mile.

Contact info:
107 Leith Street
Edinburgh, EH! 3SW UK:Scotland
phone: +44 871 376 9016
web: www.thistle.com

Room amenities: BT Openzone Wi-Fi, Coffee and Tea Making Facilities, Complimentary Toiletries, Direct Dial Telephone, Flat Screen LCD TV With Free View, Hairdryer, Hard Flooring, Iron & Ironing Board, Refreshment Tray, Trouser Press. Wheel in Shower Work Desk

Facility amenities: Restaurant, bar, BT Openzone Wi-Fi.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before:
For additional pre and post program accommodations, please contact Road Scholar Travel Services at (800) 241-1404 or via email to travelinfo@roadscholar.org

Check in time: 2:00 PM

Aigas Field Centre and House of Aigas: Aigas., 7 nights
Type: Other

Description: Aigas is the family home of Sir John and Lady Lister-Kaye and field studies centre. Sir John is one of Scotland’s leading naturalists and nature writers. Accommodation for up to 40 guests is in comfortable, heated timber lodges all with twin bedrooms with private bathrooms appealingly set in the spacious gardens and wooded grounds of the House of Aigas.

Contact info:
Beauly
Inverness, 1V4 7AD UK:Scotland
phone: +44 1463 782433
web: www.aigas.co.uk

Room amenities: Lounge area, drying room, fridges. Tea and coffee making facilities.

Facility amenities: Library, common room, shop and office. Drinks purchased by cash bar in the common room. Loch, fishing, walks and trails.

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

Tingle Creek Hotel: Kyle of Lochalsh, 2 nights
Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: The Tingle Creek Hotel is a family run hotel situated in the small hamlet of Erbusaig between Kyle of Lochalsh and Plockton, with only a five minute drive from the Isle of Skye Bridge. It has a lovely restaurant where you can dine and overlook some of the most breathtaking sea views across to the Isle of Skye and Raasay.

Contact info:
Erbusaig
Kyle of Lochalsh
Ross-shire, IV40 8BB UK:Scotland
phone: +44 1599 534430
web: www.tinglecreek-hotel.co.uk

Room amenities: Direct dial telephone, TV, tea and coffee making facilities.

Facility amenities: Restaurant, loung bar, public bar.

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

Hilton Edinburgh Airport Hotel: Edinburgh., 1 nights
Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: Modern hotel at Edinburgh Airport-convenient for an overnight before departure.

Contact info:
Edinburgh International Airport
Edinburgh, EH28 8LL UK:Scotland
phone: +44 131 519 4400
web: www.hilton.co.uk

Room amenities: Direct dial telephone with alarm. Flat screen TV with choice of channels and movies. Hairdryer, Iron and ironing board. Tea and coffee making facilities. High speed internet access (chargeable).

Facility amenities: The Space Restaurant, bar. Wireless internet. Busines Centre. Fitness/Health Club. Indoor swimming pool. Sauna, steam room. Coffee shop. 24 hour room service.Complimentary airprot shuttle bus. Laundry service.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after:
For additional pre and post program accommodations, please contact Road Scholar Travel Services at (800) 241-1404 or via email to travelinfo@roadscholar.org

Check out time: 12:00 PM


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 ...
12 nights of accommodations
36 meals: 12 breakfasts, 12 lunches, 12 dinners
4 Expert-led lectures
17 Field trips
1 Performances

Ratings

4.9
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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