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Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
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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.
Carol from Tuscaloosa, AL Number of programs attended: 6
Date attended: 09/06/15 - 09/11/15
A wonderful trip to a dream destination! Beautiful scenery, well-paced alternation of structured presentations (EXCELLENT presenters) and free time, with plenty of helpful hints to find just what you wanted to do. The Group Leader was exceptionally talented at facilitating group cohesion, getting us where we needed and wanted to be, and gracefully dealing with every little challenge. Easy trip for a solo traveler. Definitely recommended!

Anne from Thousand Oaks, CA Number of programs attended: 0
Date attended: 09/07/14 - 09/12/14
Absolutely wonderful vacation. At first I was disappointed by the unusual early snow storm but it made the whole experience just magical. Great guides, wonderful scenery - trip of a lifetime.

Joy from Longwood, FL Number of programs attended: 14
Date attended: 09/07/14 - 09/12/14
The program was wonderful and the mountains truly spectacular! Great people in our group and a super leader. The snowfall made it especially fun since I am from Florida and my sister in law from Cyprus.

Jayne from Huntington, NY Number of programs attended: 0
Date attended: 09/07/14 - 09/12/14
A wonderful experience! A wonderful escape! The mountains revitalized me. Another item to add to my life list. (I NEVER say "bucket list")

Carol from Lincoln, NE Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 07/20/14 - 07/25/14
The Best of Banff exceeded my greatest expectations! The beauty of Banff and the Lake Louise area is magnificent! Our leader and companions were terrific.

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5 nights of accommodations
11 meals: 5 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners
3 Expert-led lectures
9 Field trips


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