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Program #13964RJ
8 Days | 7 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
Feb 1, 2015
Mexico City D.F.
You will be staying at the Hotel Casa Blanca Mexico that night.
Location: Mexico City, D.F.
Nearest city or town: Cuernavaca
Nearest airport: Benito Juarez Mexico City airport
Transportation to site: For participants who book their air with Road Scholar Travel Services, there will be one (1), possibly two (2), Group Motor coach Transfer(s) from Benito Juarez International Airport in Mexico City to Hotel Casa Blanca. Transfers will be determined by group flight arrival times. Program Only participants can join the bus to the hotel at no charge. Upon arrival at Mexico City International Airport process through Immigration, Baggage Claim and Customs. If you arrive to Terminal 1 (T1) proceed to exit the airport through Gate #7. If you arrive to Terminal 2 (T2) proceed to "Restaurant Wings" located on the lower level of the building. Once you have arrived at your meeting place either outside of "Gate #7" (T1) or "Restaurant Wings" (T2), identify yourself as a program participant by displaying your "Geronimo Participant" flyer (enclosed in RS Prep Mat 2). Look for the Geronimo representative holding a sign bearing the Road Scholar/Geronimo Logo. The Geronimo representative will greet you and direct you to gather with the waiting Geronimo group. At the appointed time the Geronimo representative will walk the group to the waiting motor coach for transfer to Hotel Casa Blanca in Mexico City D.F.. Participants unable to participant in the Geronimo staffed group motor coach transfer due to flight arrival times will be responsible for securing a taxi for transfer to Hotel Casa Blanca in Mexico City D.F. Independent Taxi Transfer Instructions - Process through Immigration, Baggage Claim and Customs. Locate a porter in the airport for directions to the Taxi stand located inside the Airport. At the Taxi stand, purchase a ticket to the Hotel Casa Blanca in Mexico City D.F. (Approximately 300 pesos/$30.00 USD). This ticket purchase provides you a ride in a government sealed taxi and is the fare to the hotel. If the service warrants, you may wish to tip the driver at the end of the ride.

End of Program
Feb 8, 2015
Mexico City D.F.
You will be staying at the Hotel Casa Blanca Mexico the night before.
Location: Mexico City, D.F.
Transportation to site: On the last day of the program, there will be a motor coach transfer to Mexico City D.F. Airport immediately following breakfast (about 8:am). Taxis to the airport are available. The cost is about 300 pesos per taxi (30.00 usdlls)
Additional transportation information same as above.
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The hotel is located one block of Paseo de la Reforma, the majestic avenue joining the Historical downtown with the city commercial and financial zones.

Contact info:
Lafragua No 7, Colonia Tabacalera, Delegacion Cuauhtemoc
Mexico City, 06030 Mexico
phone: +5550964500
web: www.hotelcasablanca.com.mx

Room amenities: All room are totally equipped with Air conditioning and heating with individual control, cable TV, telephone, cold and hot water restroom and Complimentary private security box.

Facility amenities: Restaurant, Air Conditioning, Security Box, Room Service, Travel Agency, Paking, Medical Service, Laundry, High Speed Internet, GYM.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Approx.100.00Sgl - $126.00Dbl
No addtional nights.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The hotel is located one block of Paseo de la Reforma, the majestic avenue joining the Historical downtown with the city commercial and financial zones.

Contact info:
Lafragua No 7, Colonia Tabacalera, Delegacion Cuauhtemoc
Mexico City, 06030 Mexico
phone: +5550964500
web: www.hotelcasablanca.com.mx

Room amenities: All room are totally equipped with Air conditioning and heating with individual control, cable TV, telephone, cold and hot water restroom and Complimentary private security box.

Facility amenities: Restaurant, Air Conditioning, Security Box, Room Service, Travel Agency, Paking, Medical Service, Laundry, High Speed Internet, GYM.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: Approx.100.00Sgl - $126.00Dbl
No addtional nights.

Check out time: 12:00 PM

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Included
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7 nights of accommodations
20 meals: 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 7 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
11 Field trips
1 Performances

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4.6
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