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Adventures Afloat: The Ancient Power and Iconic Beauty of Turkey and Greece

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Program #21646RJ
13 Days | 12 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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
Sep 16, 2015
Istanbul, Turkey. Meet at 7:00 PM in the hotel lobby.
You will be staying at the Dosso Dossi Hotel that night.
Location: Istanbul
Nearest city or town: In town
Nearest airport: Atatürk International Airport
Transportation to site: The Dosso Dossi Hotel is located about 10 miles from the airport. Taxi ride to the hotel from the airport costs approximately 45 Turkish Liras (approx. $30) and takes approximately 30 minutes. Alternatively, to book a private transfer (approx. $65), please contact info@baltactours.com.

End of Program
Sep 27, 2015
Athens, Greece. Program ends after breakfast on the last day.
You will be staying at the Metropolitan Hotel the night before.
Location: Athens
Transportation to site: You may take a taxi from the hotel to the airport; this will cost approximately $62-68 per car. Alternatively, take a shuttle bus from the hotel to Syntagma Square. From there take Bus X95 to the airport (5 Euro).
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The 4-star Dosso Dossi Hotel is centrally located in the historic peninsula of Istanbul, walking distance to many historical sites including the Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace. Newly opened in December 2013, this hotel is well appointed, offering modern comfort and convenience as well as luxury spa services.

Contact info:
Alemdar Mah. Alayköskü
Cad. No: 12
PK: 34110 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul Turkey
phone: +90 212 526 40 90
web: www.dossodossihotels.com

Room amenities: Each room has a mini bar, coffee and tea maker, hair dryer, telephone, LCD television, safe box, free wireless Internet, 24 hour room service and air conditioning.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers a restaurant, as well as a bar and lounge, fitness room, sauna, turkish bath, meeting rooms, business center with computers and printers, currency exchange, free WIFI Internet access throughout the hotel, laundry service and air conditioning.

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

Elevator: Yes

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

Check in time: 2:00 PM

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 after: 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 out time: 1:00 PM

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Sep 15 — Sep 27, 2015 $3999
Reduced prices starting at $3849
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Special Offer: OFFER EXTENDED: Enroll by Feb. 13, 2015 and save $150 off the original program price (the prices shown have already been reduced).

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Included
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11 nights of accommodations
29 meals: 11 breakfasts, 9 lunches, 9 dinners
1 Expert-led lectures
14 Field trips

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