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Birding in Guyana: Nature’s Last Frontier

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Program #20468RJ
10 Days | 9 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
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
Feb 15, 2013
Arrivals at Cheddi Jagan International Airport (GEO) in Georgetown, Guyana. Hotel check-in begins at 3 p.m.
You will be staying at the Cara Lodge that night.
Location: Georgetown
Nearest airport: Cheddi Jagan International Airport
Transportation to site: Taxi services are available at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport. The official airport taxis are yellow and drivers wear uniforms (white shirts and black pants) and identification badges. The taxi driver should provide a rate chart with the destinations and prices. *Minibuses/vans might be of a different color. CJIAC Taxis Office: 592-261-2281/Mobile: 592-600-7022

End of Program
Feb 24, 2013
Departures from Cheddi Jagan International Airport in Georgetown, Guyana. Hotel check-out by 11 a.m.
You will be staying at the Cara Lodge the night before.
Location: Georgetown
Transportation to site: Taxi services are available at the hotel. If you wish to hire a taxi, please ask for assistance at the hotel's front desk.
Additional transportation information same as above.
Type: Lodge

Description: The historic Cara Lodge was built in the 1840s and once served as the home of the first Lord Mayor of Georgetown. The property has been visited by a number of foreign dignitaries over the years, including HRH Prince Charles, HRH Prince Andrew, and President Jimmy Carter. The lodge has managed to retain its charming colonial character without overlooking the modern conveniences valued by international travelers.

Contact info:
294 Quamina Street
Georgetown, Guyana
phone: +592-225-5301
web: www.carahotels.com/guyana_lodge/index.php

Room amenities: Room architecture and decor reflects a traditional colonial style that includes attractive Demerara shutters and polished wooden floors. Each room has a private bathroom, air conditioning, direct-dial phone, cable TV, hair dryer, iron and ironing board, mini bar and complimentary tea and coffee.

Facility amenities: A business center, conference rooms, a restaurant, laundry service, money exchange, and a full service bar.

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

Additional nights before: Based on availability.
Please contact the Road Scholar program provider at 800-866-7111 for assistance with pre- and post-program hotel reservations. Rates and room types are subject to hotel availability.

Type: Lodge

Description: The historic Cara Lodge was built in the 1840s and once served as the home of the first Lord Mayor of Georgetown. The property has been visited by a number of foreign dignitaries over the years, including HRH Prince Charles, HRH Prince Andrew, and President Jimmy Carter. The lodge has managed to retain its charming colonial character without overlooking the modern conveniences valued by international travelers.

Contact info:
294 Quamina Street
Georgetown, Guyana
phone: +592-225-5301
web: www.carahotels.com/guyana_lodge/index.php

Room amenities: Room architecture and decor reflects a traditional colonial style that includes attractive Demerara shutters and polished wooden floors. Each room has a private bathroom, air conditioning, direct-dial phone, cable TV, hair dryer, iron and ironing board, mini bar and complimentary tea and coffee.

Facility amenities: A business center, conference rooms, a restaurant, laundry service, money exchange, and a full service bar.

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

Additional nights after: Based on availability.
Please contact the Road Scholar program provider at 800-866-7111 for assistance with pre- and post-program hotel reservations. Rates and room types are subject to hotel availability.


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Included
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9 nights of accommodations
25 meals: 9 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 8 dinners
1 Expert-led lectures
12 Field trips
3 Flights during the program

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