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15 Days | 14 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: 39 total, 14 breakfasts, 13 lunches, 12 dinners

We are unable to offer meal options outside of our standard menu on this program.

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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Hilo Hawaiian Hotel: Hilo, Hawaii, 5 nights
Type: Hotel

Contact info:
71 Banyan Drive
Hilo, HI 96720 USA
phone: 808-935-9361
Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $99.00 + 11.67% tax.

KMC Lodging: Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, 4 nights
Type: Lodge

Description: Mountain top rest and recreation center located in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Newly renovated cabins spread around the camp. Facility is a military R&R center, not open to the general public.

Contact info:
P. O. Box
Hawaii National Park, HI 96718 USA
phone: 808-967-8333
Facility amenities: Fireplaces, telephones, television, refrigerators in every cabin. On-camp facilities include general store, post office, health center, fire & ambulance, etc.

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

Royal Kona Resort: Kailua-Kona, 5 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: Former Hilton Hotel located downtown Kailua-Kona, hotel has swimming pool, own beach, outdoor dining areas, and is within walking distance of shops along the main street of town.

Contact info:
75-5852 Alii Drive
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740 USA
phone: 808-329-3111
Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: $125.00.
Inquire about special Road Scholar rates; have credit card ready in order to confirm reservations.

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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14 nights of accommodations
39 meals: 14 breakfasts, 13 lunches, 12 dinners
4 Expert-led lectures
22 Field trips
3 Hands-on experiences
3 Performances


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