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Program #21223RJ
24 Days | 23 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
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
Mar 6, 2015
Arrivals to the international airport in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Hotel check-in starts at 3 p.m. If taking advantage of group air from Miami, arrivals to Miami should not be later than 5:00 PM.
You will be staying at the Pestana Rio Atlantica Hotel that night.
Location: Rio de Janeiro
Transportation to site: Taxi services are available at the airport. Participants wishing to hire a taxi at Rio's international airport should stop at one of the taxi booths located immediately outside the Baggage Claim/Customs exit. Fares can be prepaid with U.S. dollars or credit cards.

End of Program
Mar 28, 2015
Ship docks in Miami at 7 a.m. Disembarkation might take some time. We suggest making flight arrangements starting earliest at 12:00 pm
You will be staying at the Regatta - Oceania Cruises the night before.
Location: Nassau
Nearest airport: Nassau
Transportation to site: Taxi services are available for hire at the Port of Miami.
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: The Pestana Rio Atlantica Hotel is located on Avenida Atlantica, overlooking Rio's famous Copacabana Beach. This modern hotel has 247 comfortable and tastefully furnished rooms and suites.

Contact info:
Avenida Atlântica, 2964
Copacabana
Rio de Janeiro, 22070-000 Brazil
phone: +55 -2125486332
web: www.pestana.com/

Room amenities: Rooms have en suite bathrooms and air conditioning, safety deposit box, free internet, mini bar, telephone, cable TV, and balcony.

Facility amenities: Restaurant, lobby bar, convention center, spa services, rooftop swimming pool and bar, fitness center, 24 hours room service, solarium, beach service, and free WiFi.

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 hotel availability. Please contact 1-800-866-7111 or roadscholarprograms@holbrooktravel.com if you would like to book additional hotel nights for this program.

Type: Cruise Ship

Description: The Regatta is a mid-sized ship capable of accommodating up to 684 passengers throughout 9 passenger decks. Oceania Cruises' elegant Flagship is manned by 400 professionally trained staff members.

Ship Information: Year Built: 1998 Year Refurbished: 2011 Number of Crew: 400 Officers Nationality: European Staff Nationality: International Previous Name: R2 Country of Registry: Marshall Islands Tonnage: 30,277 Guests(Lowers): 684 Passenger Decks: 9

Contact info:
8300 NW 33rd Street, Suite 308
Miami, FL 33122 USA
phone: 800-531-5619
web: www.oceaniacruises.com

Room amenities: All cabins have private bathrooms, toiletries, hair dryer, thick cotton robes and slippers, full length mirror, in-room safe, flat screen TV with satellite news and programming, direct-dial satellite phone, 110/220 volt outlets, writing desk and stationary, 24-hour room service, twice-daily maid service, and Wi-Fi (additional charge).

Facility amenities: Grand Dining Room and Bar, Polo Bar and Grill, Terrace Cafe, Toscana, Waves Grill, Horizons Observation Lounge, Martinis Lounge, Casino, Card Room, Canyon Ranch Spa, Oceania@Sea Internet Center, boutiques, library, heated pool, 3 whirlpool spas, laundry services, and currency exchange services. Dress Code: Recommended onboard clothing is resort or country club casual. For evening dining, elegant casual resort wear is suggested. Jeans, shorts, t-shirts or tennis shoes should not be worn at dinner. Internet: The ship offers Internet packages and a la carte minutes. Please check on rates and service options at the Oceania@Sea Internet Center. Wireless Communication Service: The ship offers Wireless Maritime Services (WMS) for all GSM mobile phones and GPRS devices. Guests can make and receive phone calls, use data services, and send/receive text messages while at sea. Each user will be billed by his/her mobile phone service provider; phone calls or text messages will appear as roaming charges. International maritime roaming rates will apply to any WMS services used during the cruise. Please contact your wireless provider for details concerning service zones and rates. Smoking: The ship has designated smoking areas on Decks 9 and 10. Smoking is not allowed in guest cabins or in any other sections of the ship that are not officially designated for smoking.

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

Elevator: Yes


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Mar 5 — Mar 28, 2015 $11299  
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22 nights of accommodations
65 meals: 22 breakfasts, 21 lunches, 22 dinners
9 Expert-led lectures
15 Field trips

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