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Program #20984RJ
7 Days | 6 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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
Apr 1, 2014
This program starts in the late afternoon with a welcome dinner and orientation in Johannesburg.
You will be staying at the Metcourt Hotel at Emporers Palace that night.
Location: Johannesburg
Nearest city or town: Johannesburg
Nearest airport: O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB)
Transportation to site: A private group transfer will be provided. The Metcourt Hotel offers a complimentary shuttle for all participants arriving in Johannesburg after the group transfer time. Upon arrival to the O.R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, please proceed through immigration and customs, and then look for your Road Scholar group leader who will assist you in locating the group transfer.

End of Program
Apr 6, 2014
This program ends in the late afternoon at the Cape Town International Airport. Participants continuing on to the main program will be transferred to the airport.
You will be staying at the Pestana Kruger Lodge the night before.
Location: Kruger National Park
Nearest city or town: Johannesburg
Nearest airport: Nelspruit
Transportation to site: At the end of the program, all participants will be transferred to the Johannesburg International Airport for flights to Cape Town. All participants who are continuing on to the main program (#20963) will be met at the airport in Cape Town and transferred to the program hotel.
Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: the 3-star Peermont Metcourt at Emperors Palace offers stylish and comfortable rooms as well as a "group-friendly" experience for corporate, convention and leisure guests. The hotel offers a variety of room configurations and amenities which include LCD flat screen TV, satellite DSTV channels for all languages, tea and coffee stations, secure internet connections, laptop safe, working desk with business-convenient plug points. The hotel's clean and modern façade is complimented by a private and sheltered pool terrace, set in a beautifully landscaped garden, providing guests with food and beverage service throughout the day. Specifications include a comfortable, large ground floor reception area with enough space to accommodate large tour and convention groups with ease. There is also an express-style deli for quick and convenient meals, a business centre with workstations and data connectivity for laptops, boardroom with state of the art facilities, and Wi-Fi internet access in public areas. The hotel also features the F.L.A.G Café and the 21° Cocktail Bar.

Ship Information: n/a

Contact info:
Emperors Palace - 64 Jones Road Johannesburg
Kempton Park Gauteng, South Africa
phone: +270119779299
web: www.metcourt.com

Facility amenities: Services: •Air-conditioning •Analogue Internet Dial-Up •Business Panel •Electric Shaver Point (110/220V) •Electronic Laptop Safe •Floating Writing Desk •Hairdryer •Interactive Sony Bravia TV •International Direct Dial Telephone •Local TV/Radio Stations •Modern Ergonomic Furniture •Sattelite TV Channels •Tea/Coffee Stattion •Unique Bathroom Layout

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Pricing based on availability
Contact PD to book additional nights

Type: Lodge

Description: Pestana Kruger Lodge in Greater Kruger Park is a tranquil resort situated next to the Malelane gate that enters the Kruger National Park. Overlooking the Crocodile River and Kruger National Park, Pestana Kruger Lodge Safari and Spa Resort is the ideal holiday destination for the whole family.

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Contact info:
R570, Kruger National Park
Malelane, 1320 South Africa
phone: +xxxxxxxxxx
Room amenities: Guests are accommodated in comfortable en-suite rooms fitted with air-conditioning, satellite TV and hair dryers. This lodge in Greater Kruger Park has a range of accommodation options available, from standard rooms to luxury suites.

Facility amenities: - Watch Crocodiles while enjoying a drink at the bar - One heated indoor, and 2 outdoor swimming pools - Kruger Lodge has a total of 74 rooms, most with river views - Visit Kruger National Park for magnificent nature and wildlife

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

Elevator: Yes


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