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Program #21104RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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
Aug 27, 2014
Program #6043 ends with morning flights to the U.S. (Day 11) and the extension program begins with an early breakfast at the Hosteria Rincon de Puembo.
You will be staying at the Termas de Papallacta that night.
Location: Papallacta
Transportation to site: No need for additional transportation. Participants will already be at the Hosteria Rincon de Puembo for the start of their extension program.

End of Program
Sep 1, 2014
Morning departures from the international airport in Quito, Ecuador. Hotel check-out by 11 a.m.
You will be staying at the Hosteria Rincon de Puembo the night before.
Location: Quito
Transportation to site: Taxi services are available for hire at the hotel. Please ask the hotel front desk for assistance if you plan on using this service.
Type: Hotel

Description: Termas de Papallacta is located in the Andean highlands (10,890 ft) in the small village of Papallacta. Crisp mountain air, thermal hot springs, and the region's beautiful scenery are all condusive to relaxation. The hotel prides itself in providing healthy and invigorating spa services; offering guests a safe haven where they can escape from the tensions and stress of everyday life and recharge their batteries.

Contact info:
Km 65 via Quito - Baeza
Papallacta, Ecuador
phone: +593-6-2895060
web: www.termaspapallacta.com

Room amenities: Private baths and heating. Rooms are located next to the thermal pools.

Facility amenities: Convention center, restaurant, 9 hot thermal pools and 3 cold water pools, snacks/drinks kiosk, and spa services.

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

Additional nights before: Subject to availability.
Room type and rates are subject to availability. Please contact your program provider at 1-800-866-7111 or roadscholarprograms@holbrooktravel.com if you would like assistance in booking additional hotel nights.

Type: Hotel

Description: The hotel is located conveniently near the Quito international airport in the beautiful village of Puembo.

Contact info:
Manuel Burbano N6-66 y Francisco Ruiz
Puembo, 00000 Ecuador
phone: +593-2-2391106
web: www.rincondepuembo.com/en/

Room amenities: Air conditioning, iron/ironing board, hair dryer, telephone, Wi-Fi, and cable TV.

Facility amenities: Restaurants, large gardens, heated pool, sauna, Jacuzzi, gym
, business center, Wi-Fi, laundry service, room service, a chapel, and a TV and reading room. The hotel also provides a number of entertainment options such as: billiards, table football, karaoke room, and soccer, basketball, and volleyball courts.

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

Additional nights after: Subject to availability
Additional hotel nights are subject to availability. Please contact the program coordinator, Holbrook Travel, at 1-800-866-7111 or roadscholarprograms@holbrooktravel.com for information on availability and prices.


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