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Adventures Afloat: Mighty Brahmaputra: Taj, Tribes and Temples

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Program #20121RJ
17 Days | 16 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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
Jan 28, 2013
Program begins on Day 2 at the program hotel in the late evening.
You will be staying at the Suryaa New Delhi that night.
Location: Delhi
Transportation to site: Taxi from New Delhi airport to hotel is available. Airports Authority of India in coordination with Delhi Traffic Police is now providing 'Prepaid Taxi Service' for arriving passengers at Domestic and International Terminals to ensure safe travel up to their destination. Approved rate of fare for various locations in the city are displayed inside the counter. Prepaid taxi counters are located outside customs hall in concessionaire area and outside Arrival Visitors Lounge (West Wing). Payment is made in advance at counters and coupons are issued. Pickup points are located just outside the terminals. No reliable public bus or subway transport available. Please note that the transfer from the airport takes about 40 to 50 minutes. Private arrival and departure transfers -at an additional cost- may be arranged in advance by the calling Road Scholar Travel Services.

End of Program
Feb 12, 2013
Program ends on Day 16 in the late afternoon at the program hotel.
You will be staying at the Taj Bengal, Kolkata the night before.
Location: Kolkata
Transportation to site: Please ask Oberoi Grand Hotel Kolkata's concierge service to arrange alternative transfers to the airport. The Kolkata International Airport is situated about 11 miles from the Oberoi Grand Hotel Kolkata. Private arrival and departure transfers -at an additional cost- may be arranged in advance by the calling Road Scholar Travel Services.
Type: Five-Star Hotel

Description: The Suryaa New Delhi is a 5-Star Hotel located in the heart of New Delhi, a mere 40 minute drive from the airport & adjacent to Delhi's business districts, Nehru Place, Pragati Maidan-International Trade Fair venue, Okhla & Noida Export Promotion Zone. Shopping malls, recreation facilities and historical monuments are all in the close vicinity of the hotel. The world-renowned Apollo Hospital & the Escorts Heart Institute are also located close to the hotel.

Ship Information: x

Contact info:
New Friends Colony
New Delhi, 110 025 India
phone: +911126835070
web: www.thesuryaanewdelhi.com/

Room amenities: Satellite TV, CD Player, DVD Player, In-Room Movies, Coffee Maker, Mini-Refrigerator, Mini Bar, Wi-Fi Internet, Phone with Voicemail, Bathrobe, Hairdryer, Bathtub, In-Room Safe, Air Conditioning & Iron/Ironing Board

Facility amenities: Laundry/Dry Cleaning, Multi-lingual Staff, Administrative Services, Concierge Services, Barber/Hair Stylist, Business Center, Currency Exchange, Fax, Gift Shop, Room Service, Health Club, Indoor Pool, Health Spa/Massage, Outdoor Pool, Hot Tub, ATM & Safe Deposit Box

Smoking policy: No
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 for more information.

Type: Five-Star Hotel

Description: Taj Bengal, a city landmark in downtown Kolkata, is just 3 kms from the city's commercial centre and the nearest luxury hotel to Government offices and Consulates. Located in the city's greenest precinct, it is within walking distance of the Victoria Memorial, Royal Calcutta Race Course, Horticulture Gardens, National Library and the Zoological Gardens thus ensconced by flora and foliage that teems with birdlife. The airport is 60 minutes away and the railway station is 20 minutes away.

Ship Information: x

Contact info:
34B, Belvedere Road
Alipore - 700 027
Kolkota, India
phone: +91 33 66123939
web: http://www.tajhotels.com/Luxury/City-Hotels/Taj-Bengal-Kolkata/Overview.html

Room amenities: Deluxe Rooms offer a choice of interior between modern wooden floors or classic carpets. The modern rooms offer a 4 fixture bathroom. All rooms in this category are equipped with a 2 line phone, a mini bar, personal tea/coffee maker, electronic safe, wireless high speed internet and sound proof windows.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: x
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14 nights of accommodations
40 meals: 14 breakfasts, 14 lunches, 12 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
14 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences
2 Performances
2 Flights during the program

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