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Panama and Costa Rica: Canal to Rainforest

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Program #20186RJ
14 Days | 13 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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.
Start of Program
Nov 5, 2012
All-day arrivals at the Tocumen International Airport in Panama City, Panama. Hotel check-in begins at 3 p.m.
You will be staying at the Amador Country Inn & Suites that night.
Location: Panama City
Transportation to site: Taxi services are available at the Tocumen International Airport in Panama City. For more information about the airport and transportation services, please consult the airport's official website: www.tocumenpanama.aero/

End of Program
Nov 18, 2012
Departures from the Juan Santamaria International Airport in San José, Costa Rica. Hotel check-out by 11 a.m.
You will be staying at the Ramada Plaza Herradura the night before.
Location: San José
Nearest city or town: San Jose
Nearest airport: Juan Santa Maria International Airport
Transportation to site: Taxi services are available for hire at the hotel. Please ask for assistance at the hotel's front desk.
Type: Hotel

Description: Modern hotel located at Fort Amador, on the boardwalk overlooking the entrance to the Panama Canal and the Bridge of the Americas.

Contact info:
Amador Avenue & Pelicano Avenue
Panama City, 00000 Panama
phone: +507-2-114500
web: www.countryinns.com

Room amenities: Air conditioning, balcony, cable TV, coffee maker, microwave oven, and WiFi.

Facility amenities: Restaurant, outdoor pool, jacuzzi, coin-operated laundry facilities, health club, spa services, meeting rooms, and tour desk. High-speed wireless Internet in all rooms, lobby and pool-side.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Prices subject to availability
Additional nights are subject to hotel availability. Please contact the program provider at 1-800-866-7111 or roadscholarprograms@holbrooktravel.com for current prices and assistance with reservations.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Resort

Description: The Ramada Plaza Herradura is 4-star resort nestled in the heart of Costa Rica's Central Valley, only 5 miles from the Juan Santamaria International Airport and a short drive from downtown San José. Beautiful mountain views, lush tropical gardens, and modern amenities provide an atmosphere of tranquility and comfort.

Contact info:
General Cañas Highway
5 km. South from International Airport
San José, Costa Rica
phone: +506-22099800
web: www.ramadaherradura.com/

Room amenities: Private bath, air conditioning, satellite TV, direct-dial telephone, room service, and high speed Internet access.

Facility amenities: Outdoor pools, jacuzzis, restaurants, bar & lounge, casino, fitness center, gift shop, convention center, business center, meeting rooms, spa services, laundry services, money exchange, and beauty salon.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: Prices subject to availability
Additional nights are subject to hotel availability.


Our Value Promise To You

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Included
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13 nights of accommodations
37 meals: 13 breakfasts, 12 lunches, 12 dinners
6 Expert-led lectures
27 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences
2 Performances

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