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Program #20185RJ
5 Days | 4 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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
Feb 4, 2013
Conclude program #16488 in Guayaquil and transfer to the airport to begin your extension program to the Galápagos Islands.
You will be staying at the M/V Legend that night.
Location: Galápagos Islands
Nearest airport: Baltra Is. Airport or San Cristóbal Is. Airport
Transportation to site: Participants taking part in this extension cruise to the Galápagos will be transferred from the Road Scholar hotel in Guayaquil to the local airport to catch a flight to the islands.

End of Program
Feb 8, 2013
Departures from the José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport in Guayaquil, Ecuador. Program concludes with breakfast. Hotel check-out by 11 a.m.
You will be staying at the Hotel Oro Verde the night before.
Location: Guayaquil
Nearest city or town: Guayaquil
Nearest airport: International Airport in Guayaquil
Transportation to site: Taxi services are available for hire at the hotel in Guayaquil. Please ask the hotel's front desk for assistance if you plan to use this service.
Type: Cruise Ship

Description: The M/V Legend is a 301 ft long expedition ship. It has 58 comfortable cabins and can accommodate up to 100 passengers. As one of the larger vessels operating in the Galápagos Islands, the M/V Legend is able to provide an added level of space, comfort, and amenities not available on expedition yachts.

Ship Information: Length: 301 ft (92 mts) Wide: 47 ft (15 mts) Decks: 5 Made in: Germany Refurbished: September 2007 Cabins: 58 Passengers: 100 Crew: 60 Guides: 7 multilingual naturalists Speed: 17 knots Cruise speed: 15 knots

Contact info:
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Galápagos Islands, Ecuador
phone: +59399456205
web: www.kleintours.com

Room amenities: Staterooms are fully air-conditioned with private baths (with showers), closet space, phones, safety deposit boxes, and TVs. Cabins vary in size and amenities based on category.

Facility amenities: The ship has a spacious dining room, bar and lounge, sun deck, pool, jacuzzi, jogging track, sauna, massage services, gift shop, infirmary, library, and auditorium.

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

Type: Hotel

Description: Oro Verde Hotel Guayaquil is a member of The Leading Hotels of the World in Ecuador. Strategically located in the downtown commercial and banking heart of the city, only eight minutes from the José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport. Oro Verde offers 230 luxury rooms, three restaurants, bar, delicatessen, room service, a luxurious Club Floor, swimming pool, fitness and business center, casino and shops.

Contact info:
9 de Octubre Street
Guayaquil, Ecuador
phone: +59342327999
web: www.oroverdehotels.com/gye

Room amenities: Equipped with a mini bar, radio, direct dialing telephone, safe for valuables, cable TV, broadband Internet connection, reading light over each bed, a remote control air conditioner, hair dryer.

Facility amenities: Internet, 24 hour room service, Laundry / dry cleaning, Safety boxes, Three versatile meeting rooms that can accommodate groups of 4 to 20 people.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: Subject to availability
Please contact your program provider, Holbrook Travel, for additional information. 1-800-451-7111.


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4 nights of accommodations
13 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
6 Field trips
2 Flights during the program

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