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SANTA ROSA, CALIFORNIA

Cheetahs, Giraffes and Zebras: A Safari in California With Your Grandchild

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Program #15605RJ
4 Days | 3 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
Jul 8, 2013
3:00 - 5:00 PM tent check-in and program registration.
You will be staying at the Safari West that night.
Location: Santa Rosa, CA
Nearest city or town: Santa Rosa
Nearest highway: 101
Nearest airport: Charles M. Schulz Sonoma County Airport (STS)

End of Program
Jul 11, 2013
9:30 AM after morning wrap-up session. Tent checkout by 11:00 AM.
You will be staying at the Safari West the night before.
Location: Santa Rosa, CA
Additional transportation information same as above.
Type: Luxury Tented Camp

Description: In the heart of California's wine country, in the field of wheat-colored grass, on the slopes of rolling green hills, among the trees and ranches and vineyards is where you will find the essence and spirit of Africa. Come through the gate and be transported into an exotic new world. Safari West is a nonsmoking facility. Smoking is permitted in only one location. This area is between the barbecue area in the outdoor patio and Delilah’s Café. If it is determined that you have been smoking outside this specific area, a charge of $300 will be added to your final total.

Contact info:
3115 Porter Creek Road
Santa Rosa, CA 95404 USA
phone: 707-579-2551
web: www.safariwest.com

Room amenities: At Safari West, there are no telephones or televisions in the tents to mar your tranquility. Tents are imported from Africa and are built on high wooden platforms with spacious decks where guests can take in the view of grazing giraffes. Pale-green canvas walls enclose plush beds, hot showers and rustic but elegant trappings. There are polished wood floors and one-of-a kind hand hewn furniture, crafted almost entirely on site from local wood. Tents have one king size bed, king size bed with double size bunk beds, or two double beds. Some rooms can accommodate futons for additional sleeping space. Tents are equipped with heaters and electric blankets.

Facility amenities: The café and meeting room have wireless internet access. No computers are available.

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

Additional nights before: Call for current rate.
Please contact Safari West at 707-579-2551 for reservation and let them know you are with the Road Scholar group. There is not a special rate for additional nights.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Luxury Tented Camp

Description: In the heart of California's wine country, in the field of wheat-colored grass, on the slopes of rolling green hills, among the trees and ranches and vineyards is where you will find the essence and spirit of Africa. Come through the gate and be transported into an exotic new world. Safari West is a nonsmoking facility. Smoking is permitted in only one location. This area is between the barbecue area in the outdoor patio and Delilah’s Café. If it is determined that you have been smoking outside this specific area, a charge of $300 will be added to your final total.

Contact info:
3115 Porter Creek Road
Santa Rosa, CA 95404 USA
phone: 707-579-2551
web: www.safariwest.com

Room amenities: At Safari West, there are no telephones or televisions in the tents to mar your tranquility. Tents are imported from Africa and are built on high wooden platforms with spacious decks where guests can take in the view of grazing giraffes. Pale-green canvas walls enclose plush beds, hot showers and rustic but elegant trappings. There are polished wood floors and one-of-a kind hand hewn furniture, crafted almost entirely on site from local wood. Tents have one king size bed, king size bed with double size bunk beds, or two double beds. Some rooms can accommodate futons for additional sleeping space. Tents are equipped with heaters and electric blankets.

Facility amenities: The café and meeting room have wireless internet access. No computers are available.

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

Additional nights after: Call for current rate.
Please contact Safari West at 707-579-2551 for reservation and let them know you are with the Road Scholar group. There is not a special rate for additional nights.

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 ...
3 nights of accommodations
8 meals: 3 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinners
2 Expert-led lectures
2 Field trips
3 Hands-on experiences

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4.7
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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