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Guatemala and Costa Rica: Countries in Contrast

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Program #21201RJ
14 Days | 13 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
Mar 1, 2014
Arrivals in Guatemala City's international airport. Hotel check-in at 3 p.m.
You will be staying at the Radisson Hotel & Suites Guatemala City that night.
Location: Guatemala City
Nearest airport: Guatemala City has both an international airport and a domestic airport.
Transportation to site: Taxi services are available at the international airport in Guatemala City, Guatemala. If you choose to use this service, please use one of the airport's registered taxis. In the event you need assistance, please ask for help at the airport's information kiosk. Guatemala City's international airport (La Aurora) is located in Finca San Isidro, approximately 4 miles outside of Guatemala City.

End of Program
Mar 14, 2014
Departures from the Juan Santamaria International Airport in San Jose, Costa Rica. Hotel check-out by 11 a.m.
You will be staying at the Wyndham San José Herradura Hotel & Convention Center the night before.
Location: San José
Nearest city or town: San Jose
Nearest airport: Juan Santa Maria International Airport
Transportation to site: Airport shuttle and taxi services are available at the Wyndham San José Herradura Hotel. If you wish to use any of these services, please ask for assistance at the hotel's front desk.
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Attractive hotel located within 5-10 minutes drive of La Aurora International Airport in Guatemala City, in the city's vibrant Zona 10. Spacious rooms and a variety of amenities cater to business travelers as well as vacationing families.

Ship Information: Not applicable.

Contact info:
1a. Avenida 12-46, Zona 10
Guatemala City, 01010 Guatemala
phone: +502-2-4215151
web: www.radisson.com

Room amenities: Air conditioning, cable TV, coffee maker, flat panel TV, hair dryer, internet access, iron/ironing board, complimentary newspaper, event rooms, mini bar, radio alarm clock, and safety deposity box.

Facility amenities: Airport transportation (at additional cost/reservation required), business center, 24 hr bar/lounge, executive desk with internet access on most floors, gym, restaurant, WiFi, laundry services, mobile phone rental, shoe shining services, travel agency, terrace whirlpool, massage services, and shops.

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.
Room type and rates are subject to availability.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Resort

Description: The Wyndham San José Herradura Hotel and Convention Center has 229 spacious rooms with modern conveniences, and a long list of amenities that are meant to accommodate business travelers as well as vacationing families. It is conveniently located a short distance from San José's Juan Santamaria International Airport. The hotel has earned a Level 3 Certification for Sustainable Tourism by the Costa Rican Tourism Institute.

Contact info:
General Cañas Highway
5 km south from International Airport
San José, Costa Rica
phone: +506-22099800
web: www.wyndham.com/hotels/costa-rica/san-jose/wyndham-san-jose-herradura-hotel-convention-center/hotel-overview

Room amenities: The spacious, air conditioned rooms have private baths, hair dryers, satellite TVs, direct-dial phones, mini refrigerators, coffee makers, safety deposit boxes, and internet access.

Facility amenities: Complimentary Wi-Fi, three restaurants, three swimming pools, a wet bar, Jacuzzis, casino, fitness center, spa services, laundry service, souvenir shop, beauty salon, business center, conference center, money exchange, Internet access, travel agency, and a souvenir shop. Wheelchair acessible elevators and public areas. Free airport shuttle service from 5:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Free hotel shuttle service to San José attractions.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: Prices subject to availability
Rates and room types are subject to availability. Please contact your program provider at 1-800-866-7111 or roadscholarprograms@holbrooktravel.com if you need assistance with booking additional hotel nights.

Check out time: 11:00 AM

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
13 nights of accommodations
34 meals: 13 breakfasts, 11 lunches, 10 dinners
8 Expert-led lectures
15 Field trips
4 Flights during the program

Ratings

4.1
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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