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Program #18783RJ
15 Days | 14 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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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.
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Start of Program
Oct 14, 2014
Program begins with check-in at the hotel on Day 2 in the late evening. Meet your Study Leader on arrival or at breakfast on Day 3.
You will be staying at the Eka Hotel that night.
Location: Nairobi
Nearest airport: Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO)
Transportation to site: A transfer is organized for all participants who purchased an air inclusive program and arrive on the group date. There will be one designated group transfer on October 14th, 2014: The transfer will be for those on flight KL 0565 AMS-NBO, Arriving Nairobi 8:10PM. Pick up from the airport is scheduled for 8:30PM or whenever all participants arrive.

End of Program
Oct 27, 2014
Program ends on Day 14 with a night transfer to the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) to check in for overnight flights back to the US (day rooms are available for all to use on Day 14).
You will be staying at the Eka Hotel the night before.
Location: Nairobi
Transportation to site: A transfer is organized for all participants who purchased an air inclusive program and depart on the group date. There will be one designated group transfer on October 26th, 2014: The transfer will be for those on flight KL 0566 NBO-AMS, Departing Nairobi 10:40PM. This transfer is scheduled to get you to the airport atleast 3 hours before your departure time. The group will be picked up at the hotel and transferred to the airport together.
Additional transportation information same as above.
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Eka Hotel is ideally located along Mombasa Road in Nairobi the capital city of Kenya. It is situated minutes away from the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, 5km from Wilson Airport and 5km from the bustling central business district. The hotel is situated with convenient access to all the city's tourist attractions such as Nairobi National Park, Karen Blixen Museum, National Museum, Bomas of Kenya, and The Giraffe Centre. In addition, there is easy access to all key Government offices, corporates, diplomatic missions and industries. It also has easy reach to the city's main attractions, eateries and entertainment venues.

Contact info:
Along Mombasa Road
Nairobi, NA Kenya
phone: +254 719 045 000
web: www.ekahotel.com

Room amenities: The room amenities include LCD flat screen TV, complimentary high speed internet ( with Wi-Fi hot spots through the hotel), personal bar, in room safety deposit box, complimentary coffee making facilities, direct dial International telephone. Hair dryers and iron/board available on request. Bathrooms feature separate toilet and shower with a glass-walled with rain shower.

Facility amenities: Dining: Galaxy Restaurant The Galaxy Restaurant overlooks the swimming pool. It is the ideal spot to enjoy well-selected breakfast buffets and all-day à la carte snack dining. Galaxy Bar The Galaxy Bar offers an array of cocktails, wines from all over the world, various liquors and beverages. Favourite bites and snacks to enjoy with the drinks. The Spur Restaurant The internationally acclaimed Spur restaurant is renowned for its selection of succulent steaks, delicious hamburgers, mouthwatering carveries, tasty chicken, seafood, salads and vegetarian meals. Leisure: The hotel offers a gym and an outdoor swimming pool set in lush gardens. Other hotel services include: Laundry and valet services, babysitting (prior arrangement necessary), hotel guests enjoy complimentary parking, guest transport, irons and ironing boards are available on request, business centre services, and concierge services, complimentary Wi-fi hotspots.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Request from provider
Pre and post nights are available for program number 18783. Please check with the provider for final price.

Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Eka Hotel is ideally located along Mombasa Road in Nairobi the capital city of Kenya. It is situated minutes away from the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, 5km from Wilson Airport and 5km from the bustling central business district. The hotel is situated with convenient access to all the city's tourist attractions such as Nairobi National Park, Karen Blixen Museum, National Museum, Bomas of Kenya, and The Giraffe Centre. In addition, there is easy access to all key Government offices, corporates, diplomatic missions and industries. It also has easy reach to the city's main attractions, eateries and entertainment venues.

Contact info:
Along Mombasa Road
Nairobi, NA Kenya
phone: +254 719 045 000
web: www.ekahotel.com

Room amenities: The room amenities include LCD flat screen TV, complimentary high speed internet ( with Wi-Fi hot spots through the hotel), personal bar, in room safety deposit box, complimentary coffee making facilities, direct dial International telephone. Hair dryers and iron/board available on request. Bathrooms feature separate toilet and shower with a glass-walled with rain shower.

Facility amenities: Dining: Galaxy Restaurant The Galaxy Restaurant overlooks the swimming pool. It is the ideal spot to enjoy well-selected breakfast buffets and all-day à la carte snack dining. Galaxy Bar The Galaxy Bar offers an array of cocktails, wines from all over the world, various liquors and beverages. Favourite bites and snacks to enjoy with the drinks. The Spur Restaurant The internationally acclaimed Spur restaurant is renowned for its selection of succulent steaks, delicious hamburgers, mouthwatering carveries, tasty chicken, seafood, salads and vegetarian meals. Leisure: The hotel offers a gym and an outdoor swimming pool set in lush gardens. Other hotel services include: Laundry and valet services, babysitting (prior arrangement necessary), hotel guests enjoy complimentary parking, guest transport, irons and ironing boards are available on request, business centre services, and concierge services, complimentary Wi-fi hotspots.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: Request from provider
Pre and post nights are available for program number 18783. Please check with the provider for final price.

Check out time: 11:00 PM

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
12 nights of accommodations
34 meals: 12 breakfasts, 12 lunches, 10 dinners
6 Expert-led lectures
18 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences
1 Flights during the program

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4.9
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