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ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
While all of our learning adventures offer extraordinary value, our "Best Value" programs were rated by our participants themselves who thought their dollar went particularly far.
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
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EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. 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.
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Cynthia Boudreau Feb 03, 2016 at 08:36 AM

Hi, I am flying out of Chicago on March 8, looking forward to meeting others who are going to Bhutan!
John Forbes Feb 03, 2016 at 03:08 PM

Aloha Cynthia! We are flying out of LAX on March 7th so we will see you in Kathmandu. We are excited about the trip! John & Leslie from Hawaii

John Forbes Jan 23, 2016 at 01:52 PM

John & Leslie Forbes are going on the Bhutan trip in March 2016. Is anyone flying out of LAX? We will be in Kathmandu for 2 nights instead of one.
Sharon Powder Jan 28, 2016 at 05:36 PM

I am flying out of LAX the morning of March 7.
John Forbes Jan 28, 2016 at 06:59 PM

Great! We will be on the Cathay Pacific flight to Hong Kong that morning at 8:25. If that's your flight too look for us in seats 61E&G.
Sharon Powder Jan 29, 2016 at 10:23 PM

Hi John, I tried to send you a personal message but I'm not sure it went through.
John Forbes Jan 30, 2016 at 01:32 PM

No I didn't get it but I'm not sure how to retrieve it either.
John Forbes Jan 30, 2016 at 01:37 PM

Sharon, go ahead and use my email fnf123@aol.com to reach us.

Sandra Wetzel Nov 01, 2015 at 11:46 AM

Anyone in the Nov 29-Dec 16 2015 group going to India afterward? I am.

Stephen Hirt Sep 29, 2015 at 10:27 PM

We went to Bhutan in October 2014. The trip was fantastic. Our guide, Finn, was extraordinary and the whole experience a trip of a lifetime. We had one afternoon of light rain the whole two weeks. Good luck. Steve& Carol

Premium Email Subscriber Aug 21, 2015 at 03:51 PM

My husband (Arthur Darling) and I (Judy Sangl) from Arlington, VA will be on 10/22- 11/8 trip and will arrive 2 days early - anyone else arriving early?
Premium Email Subscriber Aug 22, 2015 at 07:55 PM

Tara and Vimal Kumar are arriving one day early for additional stay in Kathmandu
Helen Epps Sep 11, 2015 at 10:29 PM

I (Helen Epps) am not arriving early, but I live in DC and have my office in Arlington. Perhaps we might meet for coffee before the trip?
Premium Email Subscriber Sep 16, 2015 at 01:55 PM

My husband and I would be happy to meet you in Arlington or even DC- we live about 5 blocks from the intersection of Lee and Glebe near Ballston- My email is sangl1952@gmail.com
Helen Epps Sep 18, 2015 at 08:40 PM

I have written to your e-mail address and not gotten an answer. My office is very close to where you live. Please e-mail me at hcepps@juno.com to see when we night get together.
Arthur Hurwitz Oct 12, 2015 at 01:15 PM

Beverly Reuter & Art Hurwitz from Stoughton, MA, on the 10/22-11/8/15 trip will arrive 2 days early. Will look for you.
Premium Email Subscriber Oct 12, 2015 at 01:26 PM

Art, Excellent! Looking forward to meeting you. Thank you for reaching out.

Premium Email Subscriber Aug 20, 2015 at 10:45 AM

Tara and Vimal Kumar from Saratoga, CA. are looking forward to our 10/22/2015 tour.

Kirsten Loumeau May 04, 2015 at 09:07 PM

kirsten Loumeau going on June 15 trip. Looking forward to meet fellow travelers.

Geri Stayman Apr 28, 2015 at 08:17 PM

We are scheduled to stay at the Hyatt Regency in Kathmandu for one night. I suggest the hotel be changed due to reports that they are turning away Nepalese earthquake victims.

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