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Backpacking the Grand Canyon and Waterfalls of Havasupai

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While all of our learning adventures offer extraordinary value, our "Best Value" programs were rated by our participants themselves who thought their dollar went particularly far.
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.
Laurie from Belmont, CA Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 10/04/15 - 10/10/15
What an adventure! It was challenging and life-changing. The group and leaders were absolutely perfect. I will never forget this trip and the camaraderie and support from my fellow travelers. Everything from swimming in paradise to playing and exploring in the Grand Canyon to experiencing native culture.

Margie from Shawnee, KS Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 10/04/15 - 10/10/15
This program was everything it said it would be. The leaders were great, food was wonderful, scenery was amazing and beautiful. We were challenged physically and received the rewards of meeting those challenges. I would suggest if you are considering this trip, you take seriously getting physically fit before hand. This would include hiking with a 30 lb pack before the trip! Overall a delightful program.

Vanessa from Northwood, NH Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 10/04/15 - 10/10/15
Simply amazing trip with a fantastic group of people! Our leaders Bruce and Amy provided outstanding leadership and made each one in our group grateful to be part of this experience. i highly recomend this trip and Road Scholar. We will be looking for similar trips in the future. Thank You !,

Debbie from Portland, OR Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 05/03/15 - 05/09/15
The Havasupai trip exceeded our expectations. The scenery was absolutely breathtaking and we were so lucky with the weather. Mike and Mike were terrific team leaders and added so much to the experience with patience and good humor. They shared gladly their vast knowledge of geology, flora, fauna and local history and we learned so much. Through their leadership the group developed a cohesiveness and level of cooperation which only added to the experience. We would look forward to joining Mike and Mike again on another adventure! Debbie & Graeme

Douglas from San Diego, CA Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 05/03/15 - 05/09/15
This program was fantastic, challenging and fun at the same time. Knowledgeable leaders and interesting participants increased the enjoyment.

Julie from Bothell, WA Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 09/21/14 - 09/27/14
My bucket list included hiking into the Grand Canyon. While I found it more difficult than I anticipated (I am not as physically fit as I gave myself credit for) it was a wonderful experience in every way. I would consider returning but feel that I should go on to the next experience. My thanks to the terrific guides and my fellow travelers.

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