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Adventures Afloat: Ecuador & Peru: Exploring the Inca’s Sacred Empire and the Amazon Region

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Program #15476RJ
16 Days | 15 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. 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.
Meals: 43 total, 15 breakfasts, 14 lunches, 14 dinner

The following meal choices available when requested in advance: Low Fat.

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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Hotel Quito: Quito, 2 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: The Hotel Quito is housed in an attractive art deco building, located at the top of a hill in a residential area of the city. From the hotel, guests can enjoy exceptional 360º views of the city, the neighboring valley and the surrounding mountains.

Contact info:
Av. González Suárez N27 142
Quito, NA Ecuador Ecuador
phone: +593-2-3964900
web: www.hotelquito.com/

Room amenities: Cable TV, radio, WiFi, safety deposit box, hair dryer, and local newspaper.

Facility amenities: Restaurant, business center, casino, Internet access, fitness center, meeting rooms, ball rooms, and shops.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Subject to availability.
Room types and rates are subject to hotel availability. Please contact the program coordinator, Holbrook Travel, for additional night requests and/or prices.

Manatee Amazon Explorer: Amazonia, 6 nights
Type: Riverboat

Description: The Manatee Amazon Explorer is a 3-deck Amazon river vessel built in 2002 in Coca, Ecuador. It can carry up to 30 passengers in 14 comfortable air conditioned cabins.

Ship Information: Registry: Guayaquil, Ecuador Built: 2002, Coca, Ecuador Length: 26.30 m Breadth: 7.0 m Gross Tonnage: 214.04 grt Max Speed: 15.0 knots downstream Cruising Speed: Downstream up to 15.0 knots Upstream up to 5.0 to 8.0 knots Capacity: 30 passengers Crew & Staff: 12 (officers, crew and expedition staff) Communication: Telephone, HF and VHF radio. Satellite Internet.

Contact info:
0000000000000000000
Coca, Ecuador
phone: +593-2-336-0887
web: http://manateeamazonexplorer.com

Room amenities: Each cabin features air conditioning, a private bathroom with hot and cold running water, an 8 head shower cabin, and large windows. Cabins have standard, 110-volt outlets in the bathroom and/or living area.

Facility amenities: Public space onboard includes a dining room serving international cuisine, a bar-saloon for lectures and presentations, small library, a gift shop, a bar, and a sundeck that provides a 360-degree view of the surrounding wilderness. Laundry services and satellite Internet service is available for an addition charge. International phone calls can be made during the cruise (additional charges apply) by using the ship's cell phone (dependent on local phone reception).

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

Ramada Airport Costa del Sol Hotel: Lima, 1 nights
Type: Hotel

Contact info:
Av. Elmer Faucett s/n Aeropuerto
Internacional Jorge Chávez
Lima, Peru
phone: +5117112000
web: www.costadelsolperu.com/lima/esp/index.php

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

Elevator: Yes

Casa Andina Valle Sagrado: Yucay, 2 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: The hotel provides comfortable lodging in attractive, chalet-style accommodations with panoramic views of the Andes. Visitors will surely enjoy the many amenities available, including a full service Spa and a planetarium. Casa Andina Valle Sagrado's location, between Urubamba and Ollantaytambo, makes it a great starting point for local explorations within the valley.

Ship Information: Not applicable.

Contact info:
5to Paradero
Yanahuara, Peru
phone: +51-84-984765501
web: www.casa-andina.com

Room amenities: The cozy rooms are decorated with local touches and feature white stone walls and wood-beam ceilings. All rooms have safety deposit boxes, coffee maker with supplies, and private bathrooms with tubs and hairdryers. Rooms have balconies or sitting areas that are perfect for enjoying views of the hotel gardens and the Sacred Valley.

Facility amenities: Full-service Spa, planetarium and observatory, gourmet restaurant, bar, billiards/game room, TV lounge, meeting facilities and banquet room, free Wi-Fi Internet access, Internet centers, room service, gift shops, crafts exhibition/market featuring local artisans, laundry service, Globalnet ATM machine, taxi service (to Cusco & Valley points of interest), and 24 hr front desk.

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

El Mapi Hotel: Aguas Calientes, 1 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: El Mapi (formerly Machu Picchu Inn) provides a wonderful location from which you can admire the quaint and folksy town known as Aguas Calientes.

Contact info:
109 Pachacutec Ave.
Machu Picchu Pueblo
Aguas Calientes, Peru
phone: +51-84-211011
web: www.elmapihotel.com/

Room amenities: Each room is equipped with blackout curtains, 100% cotton sheets, down duvets, hypoallergenic pillows, cotton bath robes, natural herbal amenities, 32" flat screen TVs and tight-focus reading lights.

Facility amenities: Assistance between Machu Picchu train station and the hotel, luggage storage, wake up calls, 24 hr reception desk, restaurant, DirecTv, Wi-fi, turndown services between 6pm- 8pm, self-guided fern walk, oxygen upon request, hot water pool, gift shop, and computer room.

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

Casa Andina Private Collection – Cusco: Cusco, 2 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Converted from an 18th century colonial house, the hotel is located 3 blocks away from Cusco’s main square.

Contact info:
Plazoleta de Limacpampa Chico 473
Cusco, Peru
phone: +51-84-232610
web: www.casa-andina.com

Room amenities: 100 rooms with heat, cable television, safe deposit box, direct-dial telephone, coffee making facility and private bathroom with hairdryer. Oxygen available upon request.

Facility amenities: Restaurant and bar, Wi-Fi Internet access, PC with internet access, laundry service, room service, medical assistance and currency exchange.

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

Hotel Britania: Lima, 1 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: The Hotel Britania is located in the fashionable Miraflores district of Lima, near the financial and commercial centers and some of the city's best restaurants. The Kennedy Plaza is only three blocks from the hotel and 20 minutes by car from historic center.

Contact info:
Calle Independencia 211 esq. 2 de Mayo
Miraflores, Lima, Peru
phone: +511-2033900
web: www.hbritaniamiraflores.com

Room amenities: Air conditioned rooms with private bath, hair dryer, cable TV, mini bar, free Wi-Fi, and safety deposit box.

Facility amenities: Restaurant, bar, 24 hr business center, 24 hr room service, high speed Internet access, money exchange, travel desk, and laundry service.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: Subject to availability.
Room type and rates are subject to availability. Please contact your program provider, Holbrook Travel, for assistance in booking additional hotel nights for your program.

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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15 nights of accommodations
43 meals: 15 breakfasts, 14 lunches, 14 dinners
9 Expert-led lectures
24 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances
5 Flights during the program

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