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Adventures Afloat: Africa’s West Coast: A Grand Voyage from South Africa to Morocco

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Program #20963RJ
34 Days | 33 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.
Voyage up the beautiful west coast of Africa, go ashore in 12 countries and discover many UNESCO World Heritage Sites on this in-depth expedition. Encounter wildlife up close, discover remote islands by Zodiac boat, interact with locals and much more.


Highlights

• Ride a cable car to the top of South Africa’s Table Mountain for spectacular views.
• Spend two days exploring the Bissagos Islands, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, on Zodiac boat excursions.
• Encounter the monkeys, crocodiles and birds of Abuko Nature Reserve in The Gambia.

Program Notes

Carriage by sea is provided by G Adventures. Please note that carriage by sea is covered by the carrier’s conditions of carriage which are available on request and which will be provided to you at least 14 days before departure. IT IS IMPORTANT THAT YOU READ THOSE CONDITIONS OF CARRIAGE AS YOU WILL BE BOUND BY THEM WHETHER YOU HAVE READ THEM OR NOT. They set out your responsibilities and those of the carrier. The liability of the Carrier and Road Scholar for loss of damage to property and or death and or personal injury will be limited in Accordance with the Convention relating to the Carriage of Passengers and their luggage by Sea 1974 (The “Athens Convention”) as set out more fully in the conditions of carriage. The liability of Road Scholar will not under any circumstances exceed that of the carrier. All claims against the carrier must be brought in Canada and will be subject to Canadian law.

Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.

Activity Notes

Walking up to two miles per day; some uneven terrain. Wet landings by Zodiac. Tourism infrastructure of Africa is still developing so facilities may not meet Western standards.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Cape Town (South Africa), 1 night; embark M/S Expedition, 29 nights (ports of call include Luderitz (Namibia), Walvis Bay, Lobito (Angola), Pointe-Noire (Congo), Sao Tome and Principe, Cotonou (Benin), Lome (Togo), Accra (Ghana), Takoradi, Freetown (Sierra Leone), Bissagos Islands (Guinea-Bissau), Banjul (The Gambia), Dakar (Senegal), Dakhla, Fuerteventurea (Canary Islands)); disembark Agadir (Morocco), 1 night Marrakech, departure.

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31 nights of accommodations
93 meals: 32 breakfasts, 30 lunches, 31 dinners
22 Expert-led lectures
13 Field trips

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