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Program #20935RJ
9 Days | 8 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. 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.
Start of Program
Jun 2, 2013
Check in to the hotel after 3:00pm. The concierge will store your luggage. Welcome meeting is at 5:00pm in the hotel.
You will be staying at the The Guoman Tower Hotel that night.
Location: London, England
Nearest city or town: London.
Nearest airport: London Heathrow and Gatwick.
Transportation to site: Buses and underground available. There are no transfers available on this programme. For a quick and easy transfer from Heathrow Airport or Gatwick Airport to the Tower Hotel in London we suggest you take the rapid and regular transfers provided by Hotel by Bus airport transfer company which provides on line booking facility, customer service information desk at each terminal, use of express bus lanes to and from the Airport, luggage allowance of 1 suitcase and 1 piece of hand luggage. You may wish to take other means of transport from London Heathrow Airport; you could take the Heathrow Express to Paddington station. From there take a taxi or underground from Paddington on the Circle and District Line to Tower Hill. The Guoman Tower Hotel is located approximately 100 yards from Tower Hill underground station which is on the Circle and District Line. Leave the station via the entrance on the left, go down the steps and through the subway. Turn left and walk past the Tower of London. Another subway takes you under the next road, and then simply follow signs for The Tower Hotel. Mainline rail: Fenchurch Street station is 0.5 miles away London Bridge Tube and rail stations are just a short walk away over Tower Bridge. London Heathrow Airport has three stations on London Underground's Piccadilly Line, one for Terminals 1, 2 & 3, one for Terminal 4 and the newly opened Terminal 5. Heathrow Terminals 1, 2, 3 station is located between the terminals, only a few minutes' walk via underground walkways. Terminal 4 and Terminal 5 stations are situated in the basements of the terminal buildings.

End of Program
Jun 9, 2013
The programme ends with breakfast in the hotel on departure day. Breakfast ends at 10:00am and check out is by 11:00am.
You will be staying at the The Guoman Tower Hotel the night before.
Location: London, England
Transportation to site: Reverse the arrival details.
Additional transportation information same as above.
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Located right on the River Thames in the heart of London, The Tower Hotel benefits from panoramic views over Tower Bridge, The River Thames and St Katharine Docks. The Tower Hotel is right next door to two World Heritage Sites - Tower Bridge & The Tower of London

Contact info:
St Katherine's Way
London, E1W 1LD UK:England
phone: +44 871 376 9036
web: www.guoman.com

Room amenities: Air-conditioning, direct dial telephone. Tea and coffee making facilities, flat Screen LCD TV With Free View, Hairdryer, iron and ironing board. Mini bar, in room safe, BT Openzone Wi-Fi. Trouser press.

Facility amenities: Every room at The Tower hotel is air-conditioned, en-suite and has BT Openzone wireless internet access: your room rate also includes free use of our gym facilities, with room service available 24 hours a day. The Brasserie Restaurnat. Xi Bar and Lounge.

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

Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Located right on the River Thames in the heart of London, The Tower Hotel benefits from panoramic views over Tower Bridge, The River Thames and St Katharine Docks. The Tower Hotel is right next door to two World Heritage Sites - Tower Bridge & The Tower of London

Contact info:
St Katherine's Way
London, E1W 1LD UK:England
phone: +44 871 376 9036
web: www.guoman.com

Room amenities: Air-conditioning, direct dial telephone. Tea and coffee making facilities, flat Screen LCD TV With Free View, Hairdryer, iron and ironing board. Mini bar, in room safe, BT Openzone Wi-Fi. Trouser press.

Facility amenities: Every room at The Tower hotel is air-conditioned, en-suite and has BT Openzone wireless internet access: your room rate also includes free use of our gym facilities, with room service available 24 hours a day. The Brasserie Restaurnat. Xi Bar and Lounge.

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: 11:00 AM

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
7 nights of accommodations
9 meals: 6 breakfasts, 0 lunches, 3 dinners
6 Expert-led lectures
9 Field trips

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4.9
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