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35 Days | 34 Nights
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. 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 6, 2015
This program starts in the late afternoon on Day 2 at the program hotel in Cape Town, South Africa.
You will be staying at the The Commodore Hotel (or similar) that night.
Location: Cape Town
Transportation to site: All participants who arranged their air travel through Road Scholar will be transferred from the Cape Town International Airport to the program hotel. If you did not purchase your air through Road Scholar, you may join the designated group transfer as long as your flight arrives before or at the same time as the group flight. The designated group transfer time will be sent with your final program materials, approximately 5 weeks prior to the start of your program. All participants who are joining this program from the Johannesburg Extension (program #20984) will be transferred from the Cape Town airport to the hotel.

End of Program
May 7, 2015
This program ends at the program hotel on Day 34 in Marrakesh, Morocco. Flights can depart at any time.
You will be staying at the Kenzi Farah Hotel the night before.
Location: Marrakech
Transportation to site: All participants who arranged their air travel through Road Scholar will be transferred from the hotel to Manara Airport (RAK) in Marrakesh. If you did not purchase your air travel through Road Scholar, you may join the designated group transfer as long as your flight departs at the same time, or after the group flight. The designated group transfer time will be confirmed in your final program materials, approximately 5 weeks prior to the start of the program. If you arrange your air travel through Road Scholar, there will be a long layover in London which will require a hotel overnight. This forced overnight is included in your airfare. If you do not book your flights with Road Scholar, and you choose to make your own flight arrangements, you will be responsible for any hotel overnights upon your return.
Type: Hotel

Ship Information: n/a

Contact info:
PortsWood Rd, Portwood Square
V&A Waterfront
Cape Town, South Africa
phone: +27 (0) 21 415 1000
web: www.thecommodore.co.za

Room amenities: The Commodore offers 236 elegantly furnished standard rooms and suites. All rooms have individual air conditioning, tea and coffee making facilities, bathroom with toilet and separate bath and shower, direct dialing phones, electric razor plugs, hair dryers, DStv and 24-hour room service. Our service ethic is one of utmost efficiency, allowing you to leave everything to us so that you can find time to enjoy the beautiful 'Mother City'.

Facility amenities: 24 hour room service For those who prefer some privacy or to sleep in for a change, you may order breakfast to your room. We also have a 24 hour menu which you may order from at any time. Business centre Our business centre is conveniently located in the foyer. Guests are able to go about their business with the use of wifi available freely in the business centre. DStv With a bouquet of 20 different channels to choose from, our guests can enjoy the privacy and comfort of their rooms as they find their desired programme to watch. Complimentary internet access All our guests are welcome to enjoy complimentary internet access Health & wellness centre - Casuarina Spa Casuarina Spa is a Premier Wellness Centre ideally located on the 1st floor of The Commodore Hotel at the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront. Gymnasium For the fitness fanatics who enjoy a healthy and balanced lifestyle, you may utilise our fully equipped gym open 24 hours a day. Valet service Our efficient valet service will allow you to enjoy a swift check-in with fewer hassles. Enjoy a refreshment as we park your car and bring you your luggage Foreign exchange Should you require such services, we will be happy to assist you at the reception desk Medical service on call In the event of a guest needing medical attention we have access to highly trained medical professionals on call

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Contact PD for pricing
Additional nights are booked by Program Development with G Adventures.

Type: Five-Star Hotel

Description: A classic venue, typical of the Imperial City, a haven of peace set like a gem in a 3 hectors’ private splendid park of luxuriant greenery and dappling hues and vivid colors, the mythical, iconic KENZI FARAH HOTEL is located in the very heart of the prime, trendy, cosmopolitan district “L’Hivernage”.

Ship Information: n/a

Contact info:
Avenue du President Kennedy
Marrakesh, 40000 Morocco
phone: +212(0)524 44 74 00
web: www.kenzi-hotels.com/kenzifarah/default-en.html

Room amenities: Nestling in the lush palm groves, the 380 rooms, including ten suites, are spread over four buildings on four floors. All rooms are spacious and sound proofed with double glazing. Modern amenities and bathroom facilities LCD satellite TV Wi fi broadband high speed internet connection in all rooms 60 rooms with either terrace or veranda Direct dial telephone Air conditioning Hairdryer Separate toilet Mini bar Personal electronic safe 220 volts power supply

Facility amenities: The Orangery International Cuisine buffet service Poolside Bar and Italian Cuisine Snack bar The Mediterros: Mediterranean Cuisine The Oriental Restaurant: Traditional, refined Moroccan Cuisine of the regions The Lobby Bar: Lounge bar with a lively and convivial ambience Guest transfer service Private parking and valet service Duty Manager 24-hour concierge service 24-hour security team 24-hour room service Wireless internet in public areas O-Spa by Kenzi Car Hire Fitness room Boutiques Baby sitter on request Laundry service Doctor on request Non-smoking rooms In-room safe and at reception Foreign exchange Conference rooms Business Center Hotel - city center shuttle service Outdoor and indoor pool Fitness center Cultural excursions: the Medina, bustling souks and Jamâa El Fna square, palaces and ancient Koranic school, famous Koutoubia Mosque, les Jardins Majorelle Yves Saint Laurent’s Majorelle Gardens, museums … Golfing session packages Tennis court General sports ground Bowling pitch Table-tennis Playground equipped for child Accepted credit cards: Visa, American Express, MasterCard, Diner’s .

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

Elevator: Yes

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31 nights of accommodations
91 meals: 31 breakfasts, 30 lunches, 30 dinners
22 Expert-led lectures
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