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SECOND MESA (HOPI RESERVATION), ARIZONA

Hopi Culture: Life and Lands on Three Mesas in Arizona

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6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
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.
John from Lakewood, OH Number of programs attended: 8
Date attended: 04/19/15 - 04/24/15
This was wonderful educational experience learning about the culture of the Hopi people. All of the Hopi people we met were warm, friendly and sharing. Our guide, Ray Coin was terrific. Ray shared his culture with us and gave a real insight into the beliefs, customs, and the Hopi way. Of the eight Road Scholar trips we have taken this one will stay with us for a very long time and one we will ponder over again and again. We had experiences we will never forget and experiences that reached us on so many levels. If you have an interest in Native American cultures or just want to learn and to experience one of them, this is a trip I would highly recommend. The presenters are captivating. The sights are wondrous and hallowed, amazing really. Be aware, though, that photo-taking in many of the areas is not permitted. The location is over four hours north of Phoenix. We choose the Van Go Shuttle Service listed in the Road Scholar program and were very glad we did. Our driver, Larry was very friendly, helpful and provided a good deal of information about the area on our drive to and from the Hopi Cultural Center. We enjoyed everything about the program.

Nan from Lincoln City, OR Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 04/21/14 - 04/26/14
Hopi is a beautiful ancient culture. To experience this program is to feel gratitude for a People who being impacted by technology, and choosing to live with tolerance and respect.

Carol from Coarsegold, CA Number of programs attended: 3
Date attended: 04/21/14 - 04/26/14
The program gave such an insight into the Hopi culture, past and present. Leader Ray Coin, a Hopi himself, shared so much of his own memories of growing up and the traditions.

Judith from Austin, TX Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 04/21/14 - 04/26/14
This program is amazing. Ray Coin was exceptional. His knowledge of Hopi history and culture enriched us all. Ray's warmth was contagious and allowed for the group to bond. The guest speakers that we had were entertaining and demonstrated their crafts with professionalism. I would enjoy having Ray Coin lead other programs into Canyon de Chelly and Chaco Canyon, etc.

Loren from Phoenix, AZ Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 04/21/14 - 04/26/14
Wonderful, wonderful! This was an in depth look at the Hopi culture and their land. The people we met were warm and welcoming. The program leader, Ray Coin was so open with sharing his experiences. The guest speakers demonstrated their areas of expertise in a conversational manner. I loved it!

Dorothy from Piscataway, NJ Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 09/29/13 - 10/04/13
The Life and Land of the Hopi was wonderful from start to finish. It gave me an appreciation for Hopi culture and left me wanting to go back and learn more. Ray Coin, the leader, is excellent both in the material he presented and in bringing in other instructors and in overall organization. The Hopi Cultural Center Motel is comfortable and staff are pleasant, and there is an informative museum on site. Photos are allowed during presentations but not when visiting the ancient pueblos.


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5 nights of accommodations
14 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners
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