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Program #21052RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate (Variable by Program Date)
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
Apr 14, 2013
3:00 PM at hotel. Opening day activities are in the following order: program registration, orientation, dinner and group introductions.
You will be staying at the Hotel Carlton that night.
Location: San Francisco, CA
Nearest city or town: San Francisco
Nearest highway: US101/US80 are the closest highways to the hotel.
Nearest airport: San Francisco International Airport

End of Program
Apr 19, 2013
Program ends after lecture at 11am. Please make your travel arrangements so that you can join us for our final class.
You will be staying at the Hotel Carlton the night before.
Location: San Francisco, CA
Additional transportation information same as above.
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: The historic 161-room Hotel Carlton in San Francisco's Lower Nob Hill neighborhood offers an international ambiance with outstanding guest service and eclectic and exotic touches from around the world that celebrate the joy of travel. Located near City Hall, the Federal building and the Theater District, this San Francisco hotel is located in a residential neighborhood just five blocks from Union Square and two blocks from the California Street cable car. It is one block away from Polk Street with many eclectic shops and restaurants. The hotel features an international vintage style that offers an eclectic and relaxing haven accentuated by exotic travel photographs. The charming public spaces showcase a cross-cultural design that incorporates one-of-a-kind objects and fascinating treasures. Another cherished facet of this quintessential San Francisco hotel experience is the striking views. The Hotel Carlton isn't flanked by adjoining buildings (a rarity in this district of San Francisco). The majority of rooms look out on an expansive, unobstructed view. The Hotel Carlton is pet friendly, 100% non-smoking and ADA compliant hotel.

Contact info:
1075 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109 USA
phone: 415-673-0242
web: www.jdvhotels.com/hotels/sanfrancisco/carlton/overview

Room amenities: Complimentary wireless high speed Internet access Partial city views 32" flat-screen TV with cable Bathrobe Hair dryer Luxury bath products Coffee maker Iron and ironing board Green cleaning products used on linens In-room laptop safe, marble topped writing desk Telephone with voice mail Ceiling fan CD player that is MP3 compatible

Facility amenities: Wi-Fi INTERNET ACCESS: Complimentary Wi-Fi IS available throughout the hotel. Complimentary wine hour Complimentary newspaper Complimentary luggage storage Valet parking ($35 per night) Laundry / dry cleaning Pet friendly (additional cleaning fee applies) 24-hour business center with Mac computers that can run both PC and Mac platforms

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call hotel for rate.
Additional nights are based on availability. The hotel will offer a 15% discount on its best available rate unless it is sold out. Contact Esther Kim at 415-292-1182 to make a reservation.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: The historic 161-room Hotel Carlton in San Francisco's Lower Nob Hill neighborhood offers an international ambiance with outstanding guest service and eclectic and exotic touches from around the world that celebrate the joy of travel. Located near City Hall, the Federal building and the Theater District, this San Francisco hotel is located in a residential neighborhood just five blocks from Union Square and two blocks from the California Street cable car. It is one block away from Polk Street with many eclectic shops and restaurants. The hotel features an international vintage style that offers an eclectic and relaxing haven accentuated by exotic travel photographs. The charming public spaces showcase a cross-cultural design that incorporates one-of-a-kind objects and fascinating treasures. Another cherished facet of this quintessential San Francisco hotel experience is the striking views. The Hotel Carlton isn't flanked by adjoining buildings (a rarity in this district of San Francisco). The majority of rooms look out on an expansive, unobstructed view. The Hotel Carlton is pet friendly, 100% non-smoking and ADA compliant hotel.

Contact info:
1075 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109 USA
phone: 415-673-0242
web: www.jdvhotels.com/hotels/sanfrancisco/carlton/overview

Room amenities: Complimentary wireless high speed Internet access Partial city views 32" flat-screen TV with cable Bathrobe Hair dryer Luxury bath products Coffee maker Iron and ironing board Green cleaning products used on linens In-room laptop safe, marble topped writing desk Telephone with voice mail Ceiling fan CD player that is MP3 compatible

Facility amenities: Wi-Fi INTERNET ACCESS: Complimentary Wi-Fi IS available throughout the hotel. Complimentary wine hour Complimentary newspaper Complimentary luggage storage Valet parking ($35 per night) Laundry / dry cleaning Pet friendly (additional cleaning fee applies) 24-hour business center with Mac computers that can run both PC and Mac platforms

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: Call hotel for rate.
Additional nights are based on availability. The hotel will offer a 15% discount on its best available rate unless it is sold out. Contact Esther Kim at 415-292-1182 to make a reservation.

Check out time: 12:00 PM

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Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
5 nights of accommodations
12 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 3 dinners
4 Expert-led lectures
6 Field trips

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4.8
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