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Program #3748RJ
12 Days | 11 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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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.
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Start of Program
Aug 22, 2013
Independent arrivals and transfers to program hotel in Calgary, AB. Check into hotel after 3:00 pm. Dinner is at 6:00 pm.
You will be staying at the Best Western Plus Port O'Call Calgary Airport Hotel that night.
Location: Calgary, Alberta
Nearest city or town: Canmore, Alberta
Nearest airport: Calgary International Airport

End of Program
Sep 2, 2013
Breakfast is at 7:30 am. Independent departures after breakfast from program hotel in Vancouver, BC. Hotel check out is 12:00 noon.
You will be staying at the Best Western Sands by the Sea the night before.
Location: Vancouver, BC
Nearest city or town: Vancouver
Nearest highway: Highway 1 - Trans Canada
Nearest airport: Vancouver International Airport (YVR)
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: BEST WESTERN PLUS Port O' Call Calgary Airport Hotel is conveniently located only 3.72 miles (6 kms) from the Calgary International and also provides easy access to downtown Calgary, a number of Calgary attractions and Banff National Park. In addition, the hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet, an indoor pool, New Water Park featuring two slides, extensive fitness room, and several onsite restaurants for your convenience.

Contact info:
1935 McKnight Blvd N.E.
Calgary, AB T2E 6V4 Canada
phone: 403-291-4600
web: www.bwportocallhotel.com/

Room amenities: All hotel rooms have cable television with in-room movies, voicemail, irons, coffee makers and hair dryers. High speed Internet is available upon request.

Facility amenities: • Complimentary shuttle to/from Calgary Airport • Indoor pool • Hot tub - Whirlpool • Exercise facility • Squash courts • Barber/beauty shop • Gift Shop • Dry cleaning • Guest laundry • High-speed Internet access

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call for availability & rates.
Contact hotel directly.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Best Western Sands by the Sea is conveniently located one half block from the beach at beautiful English Bay and three blocks from Stanley Park's 1,000 acres of trails and gardens. Three bus routes stop at the front door for easy access to other parts of town.

Contact info:
1755 Davie Street
Vancouver, BC V6G 1W5 Canada
phone: 604-682-1831
web: www.bestwesternsandshotelvancouver.com/

Room amenities: In-room coffee makers, iron and ironing board, hair dryers.

Facility amenities: Hotel amenities include a sauna and exercise room. Same-day dry-cleaning and laundry service is available, and there is a laundromat six blocks from the hotel. Restaurant and 2 bars on site.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: Call for availability & rates.
Please contact the hotel directly on your own OR if you require personal assistance contact Denise at Maritime Travel toll free at 1-888-905-5959 or by email at dtracey@maritimetravel.ca. A service fee MAY apply.

Check out time: 12:00 PM

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Included
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11 nights of accommodations
29 meals: 11 breakfasts, 10 lunches, 8 dinners
6 Expert-led lectures
10 Field trips

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4.7
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