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Adventures Afloat: Voyages to Antiquity: Treasures of India and Arabia by Land and Sea

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25 Days | 24 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
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: 66 total, 22 breakfasts, 22 lunches, 22 dinners

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

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, 2 nights
Type: Five-Star Hotel

Description: The Suryaa New Delhi is a luxurious five-star hotel that is located in the heart of New Delhi. Fully equipped with modern conference facilities and situated amidst historical monuments and shopping sites, this hotel is the ideal choice for business and leisure travelers alike.

Contact info:
New Friends Colony
New Delhi, 110 065 India
phone: +91 2683 5070
web: www.thesuryaanewdelhi.com

Room amenities: Each room has tea and coffee making facilities, personal safe, iron and ironing board, television, telephone, mini bar, free morning paper delivered, individually controlled air conditioning, wireless Internet, and a hair dryer.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers three restaurants, a bar, pastry shop, night club, 24-hour room service, laundry services, air conditioning, gym, swimming pool, business center facilities, shopping arcade, and wireless Internet throughout the hotel.

Smoking policy: Yes
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 if you would like assistance making hotel reservations for additional non-program nights. 1-800-241-1404.

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

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

Contact info:
Fatehabad Road
Agra, 282 001 India
phone: +91 562 223 5000
web: www.tridenthotels.com

Room amenities: Each room has a television, telephone, mini bar, iron and ironing board, personal safe, air conditioning, tea and coffee making facilities, wireless Internet access, and a hair dryer.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers a restaurant, bar, air conditioning, fitness center, swimming pool, business center, currency exchange, laundry services, beauty salon, and both wired and wireless Internet access.

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

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

Description: The Trident Jaipur is located just opposite the historic Jal Mahal and Mansagar Lake. The hotel itself is gracefully furnished and equipped with modern facilities, and its breathtaking views of the lake and striking Aravalli range welcome guests from all corners of the world.

Contact info:
Amber Fort Road
Jaipur, 302 002 India
phone: +91 141 267 0101
web: www.tridenthotels.com

Room amenities: Each room has a television, telephone, air conditioning, mini bar, safe, coffee and tea making facilities, wireless Internet access, and a hair dryer.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers restaurants, a bar, swimming pool, fitness room, air conditioning, business center, currency exchange, safety-box, laundry services, and wireless Internet access.

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

Elevator: Yes

Aegean Odyssey: Aegean Odyssey - At Sea, 13 nights
Type: Cruise Ship

Description: The Aegean Odyssey offers boutique-style cruising at its best. In contrast to the massive vessels cruising to and from major ports, it is a midsized ship adapted for island and coastal cruising. The Aegean Odyssey can visit smaller, less crowded harbors and sail closer to the coast enabling you to really appreciate the magical views.

Ship Information: Ship’s Tonnage: 11,563 Length: 461 feet Beam: 67 feet Draft: 20.5 feet Cruising Speed: 18 knots Passenger Decks: 7 Stabilizers: 2 Passenger Staterooms/Cabins: 198 Passengers – lower beds: 378 Classification: Lloyd’s Register Society London Ship’s Registration: Malta

Contact info:
Voyages to Antiquity
1800 SE 10th Avenue, Suite 230
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316 USA
phone: 877-398-1460
web: www.voyagestoantiquity.com

Room amenities: All cabins are equipped with a flat screen TV, air-conditioning, and personal safe. Particular importance is placed on the standard of bedding in cabins. Luxury bedding, including fine duvets, covers and sheets, ample soft pillows and quality towels can be expected. Also, shampoo, bath and shower gel, soap, and shower cap are provided. Your cabin steward is always available. Cabins and suites feature outlets with 220 voltage, using the “European” two round pin plug. Hair dryers are provided in your cabin and electric rollers, curling irons, electric shavers and other small appliances can be used in your cabin. For safety reasons, travel irons are not allowed.

Facility amenities: Dining: Aegean Odyssey offers many dining facilities: The Marco Polo Restaurant is the ship's more formal restaurant, providing casual country-club elegance for lunch or dinner; The Terrace Cafe offers a combination of indoor and outdoor seating where you can indulge in breakfast, lunch and dinner from the grill or the sumptuous daily buffet. In the evenings, enjoy breathtaking views over dinner at Tapas on the Terrace. *There is a complimentary choice of wine, beer, or soft drinks with your evening meal. There will be a string trio, pianist and casual dancing before and after dinner. You may also wish to partake in afternoon tea, served in the Observation Lounge or enjoy an evening snack and cocktail, available in the Lido and Rendezvous bars. A limited room service menu is available. Special Diets: Please advise us at the time of booking of any special dietary requirements. The ship can usually meet most general requests such as those made with an air carrier; however, this cannot always be guaranteed. Services: Library; outdoor pool; spa; health center, saunas, massage and beauty treatment rooms and early morning yoga on the Lido Deck; elevators; beauty salon; medical center; laundry and pressing services (order form and laundry bag is provided in cabin); lecture theater and cinema and on board shop. Internet: The ship has an Internet center (open 24 hours) and WiFi is available in the reception area. Fees begin at 10mb for $20. As a rough guide you could send around 200 standard emails with no attachments for $20. However, if you start adding medium size web standard photographs (not hi res), each one would be about 1.5mb. There are no refunds for unused capacity. PLEASE NOTE: Due to the nature of satellite connectivity on board a ship, the internet connection is slow, erratic and may be unavailable at times.

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

Elevator: Yes

Petra Marriott Hotel: Petra, 2 nights
Type: Five-Star Hotel

Description: The Petra Marriott Hotel is conveniently located on a steep sloping site overlooking the dramatic and picturesque Petra Valley. Concealed within the quiet magnificent mountains in the red rose desert, Petra is one of Jordan's national treasures and by far its best known tourist attraction.

Contact info:
Queen Rania Al Abdallah Street
PO Box 150
Petra, Jordan
phone: +962 3 2156 407
web: www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/mpqmc-petra-marriott-hotel/

Room amenities: Each room has a mini bar, hair dryer, bathrobes, telephone, LCD television, tea/coffee making facilities, safe box, wireless Internet for a fee, 24-hour room service, in-room safe and air conditioning.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers two restaurants, a bar and lounge, business center, wireless Internet free in public area (for a fee in guestrooms), laundry services, giftshop, newsstand and air conditioning.

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

Elevator: Yes

Holiday Inn Amman: Amman, 2 nights
Type: Five-Star Hotel

Description: Holiday Inn Amman is situated in a prime location in western Amman, conveniently close to shopping centers and just a 30-minute drive from Queen Alia International Airport. The hotel is a perfect base to explore the many places of interest in the surrounding area of Jordan, which includes the Dead Sea, Jerash, and Mount Nebo.

Contact info:
Al Madina Street
Amman, 11118 Jordan
phone: +962 6 5528822
web: www.ihg.com/holidayinn/hotels/us/en/amman/ammma/hoteldetail

Room amenities: Each room includes a TV, direct dial telephone, high-speed Internet, mini-bar, makings for coffee and tea, hair dryer, and individually controlled air conditioning.

Facility amenities: This hotel features a restaurant, café, bar, outdoor swimming pool and bar, fitness center, sauna and Jacuzzi. Free wireless Internet is available in public areas and rooms. Electrical adapters, power converters, and a safe deposit box at the front desk are all available upon request.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: N/A
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services if you would like assistance making hotel reservations for additional non-program nights. 1-800-241-1404

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

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Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
23 nights of accommodations
66 meals: 22 breakfasts, 22 lunches, 22 dinners
12 Expert-led lectures
20 Field trips
1 Flights during the program
Visas: 2(out of 3 required)

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