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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.
Start of Program
Sep 11, 2014
A light lunch is served in the hotel at 1:00pm. The Aigas Ranger/Group Leader will meet the group at the hotel. Welcome meeting at 5:00pm before dinner.
You will be staying at the King James (formerly Edinburgh Thistle) that night.
Location: Edinburgh.
Nearest city or town: Edinburgh.
Nearest airport: Edinburgh.
Transportation to site: Trains from London King's Cross to Edinburgh Waverly Station. Trains depart every half hour and take approximately four and a half hours. The hotel is on the Royal Mile, just minutes from the Princes Street and Waverley train station. There is an airbus from Edinburgh airport to Princes Street.

End of Program
Sep 23, 2014
After breakfast on departure day. Breakfast ends at 10:00am and check out is by 11:00am.
You will be staying at the Hilton Edinburgh Airport Hotel the night before.
Location: Edinburgh.
Transportation to site: The Hilton Edinburgh Airport Hotel is a ten minute walk from Edinburgh Airport or two minutes by shuttle.
Additional transportation information same as above.
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

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

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

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