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8 Days | 7 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
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: 17 total, 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 4 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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Posada del Inka Arequipa: Arequipa, 1 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: This charming property is conveniently situated in the main square, next to Arequipa's cathedral. It is within walking distance of the commercial/financial district and well situated for visits to the city's main tourist attractions.

Ship Information: Not applicable.

Contact info:
Arequipa Portal de Flores 116
Arequipa, Peru
phone: +51-54-215530
web: www.sonesta.com/Arequipa/

Room amenities: Each room has cable TV, individual climate control, direct-dial phone, mini bar, bathroom telephone, safety deposit box, and 110 volt/220 volt outlets. Hair dryers can be provided upon request.

Facility amenities: Business Center with Internet access, conference space, 24-hour room service, outdoor pool, laundry services, luggage storage, tour desk, currency exchange, medical assistance, and airport transportation services.

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

Elevator: Yes

Colca Lodge: Colca Canyon, 2 nights
Type: Lodge

Description: Colca Lodge is located in the heart of the Colca River valley at an elevation of 10,660 ft above sea level. The hotel is on the banks of the river, built upon the ancient, terraced farmland that rises above the valley. The rustic lodge is built of stone and mud brick with thatched roofs - an architectural style inspired by the ancient Inca buildings.

Ship Information: Not applicable.

Contact info:
Fundo Puye
Yanque-Caylloma, Peru
phone: +51-54-531191
web: www.colca-lodge.com

Room amenities: Heat, solar-heated hot water, outdoor terrace. Some non-smoking rooms are available.

Facility amenities: Restaurant, bar, spacious living room with a fireplace, game room with an assortment of table games, hot springs. The hotel does not have television or other modern distractions.

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

Casa Andina Private Collection – Puno: Puno, 1 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The two-storey hotel is located outside of Puno, on the shores of Lake Titicaca.

Contact info:
Av. Sesqui Centenario 1970 – 1972
Sector Huaje
Puno, Peru
phone: +51-51-363992
web: www.casa-andina.com/peru_hotels/puno_hotel-2-8-13.phtm

Room amenities: 46 rooms with heat, cable television, direct-dial telephone, hairdryer, safe-deposit box and coffee-making facility.

Facility amenities: Restaurant, bar, Wi-Fi Internet access, private pier, PC with Internet service, room service, oxygen, laundry service, medical assistance, luggage storeroom and currency exchange.

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

Casa Andina Private Collection – Suasi Island: Lake Titicaca, Suasi Island, 2...
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The hotel is the only one located on the 106-acre Suasi Island, situated on the Peruvian side of Lake Titicaca. Constructed of local materials such as stone, adobe and totora reed, the ecologically-designed hotel sits on a sheltered hill terraced with Andean flowers and boasts commanding lake views from every room.

Ship Information: Not applicable.

Contact info:
Suasi Island
Lake Titicaca, Peru
phone: +51-51-9504235
web: www.casa-andina.com/peru_hotels/lake_titicaca_suasi_island_hotel-2-10-10.phtm

Room amenities: 24 rooms with lake view that are furnished with local materials, private bathroom, heat and solar-powered hot water.

Facility amenities: Restaurant and bar, fireplace, Internet access, board games, Andean library, cultural hut - Andean interpretation center, small Andean sauna, massage room, telephone calls can be made from the front desk.

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

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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6 nights of accommodations
17 meals: 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 4 dinners
9 Field trips
1 Performances
2 Flights during the program


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