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Exploring Nicaragua: Colonial Towns to Countryside

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Program #18125RJ
7 Days | 6 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
While all of our learning adventures offer extraordinary value, our "Best Value" programs were rated by our participants themselves who thought their dollar went particularly far.
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
Jan 14, 2014
All-day arrivals at Augusto C. Sandino International Airport in Managua, Nicaragua. Hotel check-in begins at 3 p.m.
You will be staying at the Holiday Inn Select Managua that night.
Location: Managua
Transportation to site: The Holiday Inn Select in Managua offers airport shuttle services for a fee. Interested participants should contact the hotel directly. www.holidayinn.com.ni/eng/ Taxi services are also available at the Augusto C. Sandino International Airport in Managua, Nicaragua.

End of Program
Jan 20, 2014
Departures from Managua's Augusto C. Sandino International Airport. Hotel check-out by 11 a.m.
You will be staying at the Plaza Colon Hotel the night before.
Location: Granada
Transportation to site: Taxi services are available at the hotel. Participants wishing to hire a taxi should ask for assistance at the hotel's front desk.
Type: Hotel

Description: Excellent view of Xolotlan Lake. Only 20 minutes from Managua International Airport, this intelligent and ecological building offers comfort and fulfills the highest security standards for guests.

Contact info:
Autopista Juan Pablo II Avenue
Managua, 212 Nicaragua
phone: +505-2255-6010
web: www.holidayinn.com.ni/

Room amenities: AC, Internet connection, security box, electric locks, cable TV, phone with data port, coffee maker, blow dryer.

Facility amenities: Casino, Executive floor, 24 hr. room service, AC, dry cleaning, money exchange, pool, safety deposit box, gym. Guests wishing to use the hotel's airport shuttle service (this amenity is provided at an additional cost) should contact the hotel directly to set-up a pick-up/drop-off time.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Subject to availability
Please contact you travel provider - Holbrook Travel, for additional information at 1-800-866-7111.

Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Hotel Plaza Colon is located right in front of Parque Colón, known as Parque Central in the historical city of Granada. The hotel is set in an elegant antique colonial house that has been restored to its original style and architecture, with interior courtyards and balconies overlooking Central Park and the Cathedral. Granada has a cheerful night life full of bars and lounges; at the Hotel you can visit El Bar and enjoy your welcome cocktail “El Macua”, the national drink of Nicaragua. Right t the front of the Hotel you can take a horse drawn carriage and tour the city around. Don Simon Cafeteria, just aside from the Hotel, will offer you a taste of the best Nicaraguan coffee.

Contact info:
Front of Central Park
Granada, Nicaragua
phone: +50525528489
web: www.hotelplazacolon.com

Room amenities: 2 Queen beds, AC, hot water, cable TV, safety deposit, hair dryer, minibar, ceiling fan and telephone

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


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Included
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6 nights of accommodations
14 meals: 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 3 dinners
1 Expert-led lectures
12 Field trips

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4.7
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