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Program #16802RJ
12 Days | 11 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
Jun 12, 2013
4:00 pm, Vancouver, BC
You will be staying at the Best Western Sands by the Sea that night.
Location: Vancouver, BC
Nearest city or town: Vancouver
Nearest highway: Highway 1 - Trans Canada
Nearest airport: Vancouver International Airport (YVR)
Transportation to site: There is no shuttle from the airport to the hotel. Taxis from the airport to the hotel costs approximately CAD$35-40 and take approximately 30-35 min depending on traffic. Public transit is available by taking the Canada Skytrain from the Vancouver airport to the Yaletown-Roundhouse Station and then transferring to either the C21 Northbound bus to Davie St and Bidwell St stop which is next to the Hotel. Fare is $9 CAD per person and takes approximately 40-60 min.

End of Program
Jun 23, 2013
After breakfast, Vancouver, BC
You will be staying at the Best Western Sands by the Sea the night before.
Location: Vancouver, BC
Transportation to site: Same as above
Additional transportation information same as above.
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.

Ship Information: N/A

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 iron 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 two bars on site.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Check for availability.
Please contact the 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.

Ship Information: N/A

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 iron 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 two 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: Check for availability.
Please contact the hotel directly.

Check out time: 12:00 PM

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Included
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11 nights of accommodations
30 meals: 11 breakfasts, 9 lunches, 10 dinners
1 Expert-led lectures
14 Field trips
2 Flights during the program

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4.7
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