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Adventures Afloat: The Galapagos: Natural and Cultural History

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13 Days | 12 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
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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: 34 total, 12 breakfasts, 11 lunches, 11 dinners

The following meal choices available when requested in advance: Vegetarian; Low Salt; Low Fat; Gluten Free.

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 Dann Carlton: Quito, 4 nights
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Dann Carlton Quito Hotel is located in the center of the business, shopping and banking area of the city, just 15 minutes away from the Mariscal Sucre international airport. Decorated in a classy English style, it offers 212 comfortable rooms, fully equipped with everything you need for a pleasant stay. Enjoy a wide variety of Creole and international dishes at Park 20 Restaurant. Life music and Sushi Time at Picadilly’s Bar starting at 07h00 pm. Plan your business or social events with us! Our facilities include 10 rooms with a total area of 9397 sqft. Audiovisual equipment available

Contact info:
Av. Republica El Salvador N34-377 e Irlanda
Quito, Ecuador
phone: +5932224908
web: www.danncarltonquito.com/english

Room amenities: Free of charge WIFI service (unlimited) | Voice message phones | Direct international dialing | Cable TV (70 channels) | Desk | CD player mini stereo | Mini bar | Safe box | Iron | Bathrobe | Slippers | Hair dryer |

Facility amenities: Swimming Pool, Park 20 Restaurant, Room Service, Picadilly’s Bar, Banquet and meeting rooms, Business Center, Free wireless internet everywhere in the hotel, Dann Fitness Club, Underground parking, Valet parking, Laundry Service, Joker Casino

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Check at time of booking.
Please coordinate via Program Coordinator

M/V Legend: Galapagos Islands, 7 nights
Type: Cruise Ship

Description: The M/V Legend is a 301 ft long expedition ship. It has 58 comfortable cabins and can accommodate up to 100 passengers. As one of the larger vessels operating in the Galápagos Islands, the M/V Legend is able to provide an added level of space, comfort, and amenities not available on expedition yachts.

Ship Information: Length: 301 ft (92 mts) Wide: 47 ft (15 mts) Decks: 5 Made in: Germany Refurbished: September 2007 Cabins: 58 Passengers: 100 Crew: 60 Guides: 7 multilingual naturalists Speed: 17 knots Cruise speed: 15 knots

Contact info:
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Galápagos Islands, Ecuador
phone: +59399456205
web: www.kleintours.com

Room amenities: Staterooms are fully air-conditioned with private baths (with showers), closet space, phones, safety deposit boxes, and TVs. Cabins vary in size and amenities based on category.

Facility amenities: The ship has a spacious dining room, bar and lounge, sun deck, pool, jacuzzi, jogging track, sauna, massage services, gift shop, infirmary, library, and auditorium.

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

Hotel Rincon de Puembo: Quito, 1 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: The hotel is located conveniently near the Quito airport in the beautiful village of Puembo.

Contact info:
Manuel Burbano N66 y Francisoc Ruiz
Puembo, 00000 Ecuador
phone: +593-22391106
web: www.rincondepuembo.com/en/

Room amenities: Air conditioning, iron/ironing board, hair dryer, telephone, wi-fi, and cable TV.

Facility amenities: Las Cúpulas Restaurant
, El Grill Bar and Restaurant, large gardens, heated pool, sauna, Jacuzzi, gym
, business center, soccer, basketball, and volleyball courts. Billiards, table football, karaoke room, TV and reading room, laundry service, cable television, 24 wi-fi.

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

Additional nights after: Subject to availability
Additional hotel nights are subject to availability. Please contact the program coordinator, Holbrook Travel, at 1-800-866-7111 or roadscholarprograms@holbrooktravel.com for information on availability and prices.



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.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
12 nights of accommodations
34 meals: 12 breakfasts, 11 lunches, 11 dinners
4 Expert-led lectures
21 Field trips
2 Flights during the program

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4.7
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