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4 Days | 3 Nights
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.
Meals: 8 total, 3 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinners

The following meal choices available when requested in advance: Vegetarian.

If you have dietary restrictions due to medical requirements, please call (800) 454-5768, to see if we can accommodate your needs.

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Airtel Plaza Hotel: Van Nuys, 3 nights
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: The Airtel Plaza is a first-class, independent hotel with striking glass-walled views of tranquil rock gardens, a woodsy brook and manicured lawns that combines elegant hospitality and a beautiful environment. Guest rooms are over-sized and designed for comfort. Conveniently situated in the heart of the San Fernando Valley, the hotel is just a short drive from downtown Los Angeles, Santa Monica and Beverly Hills, and the Burbank Airport.

Contact info:
7277 Valjean Avenue
Van Nuys, CA 91406 USA
phone: 818-997-7676
web: www.airtelplaza.com

Room amenities: All guest rooms are large and well-appointed with hair dryers, AM/FM clock radio, coffee makers, iron/ironing boards, goose down pillows, complimentary in-room high-speed Internet access, two telephones with a data port (with free local calls), and in-room movies by LodgeNet. Refrigerators are available upon request (nominal fee applies).

Facility amenities: Convenient amenities include a Business Center, Gift Shop, complimentary coffee service (Monday-Friday, 4:00 - 6:00 am in the lobby), an on-site ATM, and vending machines. The hotel shuttle provides complimentary transportation to/from the Van Nuys/LAX FlyAway Bus Station, located one mile away. There are two dining venues within the hotel, the stylish Landings Restaurant and the Clipper Club Lounge, as well as many other fine restaurants in the area. The hotel features a fully-equipped fitness center, heated garden pool, and Jacuzzi spas. The hotel offers a valet laundry service to its guests. Car parking is $10/day. Wi-Fi Internet Access: Complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access is available throughout all hotel guest rooms and public spaces. No password is required.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Based upon availability
Please call the hotel directly at 1-818-997-7676 to reserve a room for additional pre- or post-program nights and to inquire about rates.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Additional nights after: Based upon availability
Please call the hotel directly at 1-818-997-7676 to reserve a room for additional pre- or post-program nights and to inquire about rates.

Check out time: 12:00 PM

The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.

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3 nights of accommodations
8 meals: 3 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
1 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences


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