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Program #19081RJ
17 Days | 16 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
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
Oct 28, 2014
Athens, Greece. The program will begin at 6:00 PM in the hotel lobby.
You will be staying at the Metropolitan Hotel that night.
Location: Athens
Transportation to site: Take a taxi from exit 3 of the arrivals level at the airport. Cost is approximately 35-40 Euros, after midnight the cost increases to 60 Euros. Alternatively, take the airport bus X95 which departs from between Exits 4 and 5 at the arrivals level. The bus costs 5 Euro and leaves every 10 to 15 minutes for Syntagma Square – from here it is a short taxi ride to the hotel (approx. 8 Euro).

End of Program
Nov 12, 2014
Cairo, Egypt. The program will end after breakfast on the last day.
You will be staying at the Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza the night before.
Location: Cairo
Transportation to site: The ship will arrange transfers to the airport from the hotel.
Type: Five-Star Hotel

Description: The Metropolitan Hotel, with its unique cosmopolitan atmosphere, combines traditional hospitality and luxury in central Athens. With a view to both the Acropolis and the Aegean Sea, the fully renovated Metropolitan Hotel is ideally situated in front of the Faleron Olympic Coastal Park. It is only 10 minutes away from Syntagma square, the center of Athens and the port of Piraeus.

Contact info:
Leoforos Syngrou 385
Athens, 175-64 Greece
phone: +30 210 947 1000
web: www.chandris.gr

Room amenities: Each room has individually controlled air conditioning, satellite television, telephone, high speed Internet connection, radio, mini bar, hair dryer, safe box, and laptop and fax machine outlets.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers a restaurant, lounge, bar, gift shop, fitness center, marble steam bath, outdoor heated swimming pool, business center, free wireless Internet access in lobby, and a hairdresser.

Smoking policy: Yes
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 if you would like assistance making hotel reservations for additional non-program nights. (800) 241-1404

Check in time: 2:00 PM

Type: Five-Star Hotel

Description: The 5-star Four Seasons is situated on the legendary Corniche along the Nile River. This luxury hotel offers Egyptian and art-deco influenced décor throughout its 30 floors of dining and entertainment.

Contact info:
1089 Corniche El Nil
11519 Garden City
Cairo, Egypt
phone: +20 (2) 2791-7000
web: www.fourseasons.com/caironp

Room amenities: Each room has a mini bar, hair dryer, bathrobes, telephone, LCD television, CD and DVD players, clock radio, safe box, wireless Internet, 24-hour room service and air conditioning.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers nine restaurant and lounges, meeting rooms, business center with computers and printers, fitness center with whirlpool, sauna, and steam room, three pools, WIFI Internet access, laundry service, and air conditioning.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after:
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services if you would like assistance making hotel reservations for additional non-program nights. 1-800-241-1404


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Included
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15 nights of accommodations
44 meals: 15 breakfasts, 14 lunches, 15 dinners
6 Expert-led lectures
19 Field trips
Visas: 1(out of 1 required)

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