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23 Days | 22 Nights
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
Dec 19, 2014
Nairobi, Kenya. The program begins at 6 PM in the hotel lobby.
You will be staying at the Southern Sun Mayfair Nairobi that night.
Location: Nairobi
Transportation to site: Transfers via minibus from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport can be arranged by calling the Southern Sun Mayfair at +254 2 037 40920 and costs approx. $20/person.

End of Program
Jan 9, 2015
Program ends after the farewell dinner on January 8th due to very early morning departing flights on January 9th.
You will be staying at the Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo the night before.
Location: Colombo
Transportation to site: You may take a taxi from the hotel to the airport (approx. 20 miles, 40 minutes, $48).
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: This historic hotel enjoyed its first heyday in 1940's colonial Kenya. It has retained its distinctive architecture and lush gardens. Situated in the popular shopping and residential suburb of Parklands, close to the city center, the hotel previously known as the Holiday Inn Nairobi is only 20km from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.

Contact info:
Parklands Road, Parklands
PO Box 6680
Nairobi, 00800 Kenya
phone: +254 2 037 40920/1
web: www.southernsun.com/Hotels/Nairobi/Pages/overview.aspx

Room amenities: Each room has room service, TV, phone, tea/coffee making facilities, high speed Internet access, hairdryer, safe, iron/ironing board.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers a pool with deck and terrace where guests can unwind and enjoy beverages and light meals from the Oasis Restaurant (open daily from 6:00 AM to 11:00 PM). The hotel is also home to Golden Spur Steak Ranch, a full-service restaurant (open 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM). High speed wireless Internet is available to all hotel guests through prepaid vouchers. Additional hotel amenities include a fitness center, outdoor pool, sauna, hairdresser and laundry services.

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

Additional nights before: TBD
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 Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo is situated on over 7 acres of land overlooking the tranquil Beira Lake. This award-winning hotel offers serenity and luxury in the heart of the city.

Contact info:
115, Sir Chittampalam A.
Gardiner Mawatha
Colombo 02, Sri Lanka
phone: +94 11 2491000
web: www.cinnamonhotels.com

Room amenities: Each newly refurbished room has a mini bar, hair dryer, bathrobes and slippers, iron, daily newspaper, telephone with voicemail, satellite LCD television, safe box, free WIFI, tea/coffee making supplies, 24-hour room service and air conditioning.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers several restaurants, bars and lounges as well as meeting rooms and a business center with computers and printers, fitness center with indoor pool, sauna and steam bath, outdoor pool, a full-service spa offering a range of treatments (for a fee), free WIFI throughout the hotel, laundry services and air conditioning.

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

Elevator: Yes

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

Check out time: 12:00 PM

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21 nights of accommodations
59 meals: 20 breakfasts, 20 lunches, 19 dinners
8 Expert-led lectures
15 Field trips
Visas: 2(out of 5 required)


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