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20 Days | 19 Nights
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. 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 8, 2013
This program begins on the afternoon of Day 2 in Iguazu Falls, Brazil.
You will be staying at the Iguassu Resort that night.
Location: Iguazu Falls
Nearest airport: Foz do Iguaçu International Airport
Transportation to site: The Iguassu Resort in Foz do Iguazu, Brazil is located approximately 7 km from Cataratas Airport (IGU). Taxis are available at the airport for participants who are traveling independently.

End of Program
Mar 26, 2013
This program ends in the morning in Manaus, Brazil.
You will be staying at the Tropical Manaus the night before.
Location: Manaus
Transportation to site: The group flight is currently scheduled to depart Manaus in the afternoon on Day 20. Participants will have a free morning and meet at the hotel for transfers to the airport. Your group leader will have more information about the timing of the transfer.
Type: Five-Star Hotel

Description: Location: Stay in Foz do Iguacu, just a short drive to Bird Park and Tancredo Neves Bridge. Features: Enjoy an array of amenities at this smoke-free hotel like 3 restaurants, a golf course, and an outdoor pool. Perks: Free Wi-Fi and free valet parking are available, and a free continental breakfast is served daily. Family: Bring the family and take advantage of miniature golf, a children's pool, and childcare. Rooms: Make yourself at home in one of 195 guestrooms, all with free Wi-Fi, balconies, and cable TV.

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Contact info:
Av.Das Cataratas
6845 Foz do Iguazu
Foz do Iguazu, 85853 Brazil
phone: +8665390036
Room amenities: Blackout drapes/curtains Complimentary toiletries Cribs/infant beds available Daily housekeeping Electronic/magnetic keys Hair dryer Handheld showerhead In-room safe Private bathroom Shower only Access via exterior corridors Air conditioning Balcony Cable television service Courtyard view Free Wi-Fi Garden view Hypo-allergenic bedding available Lake view Minibar Multi-line phone Pool view Rainfall showerhead Wake-up calls .

Facility amenities: Beach/pool umbrellas Garden Picnic area Pool table Shopping on site Smoke-free property Suitable for children Swimming pool - children's Swimming pool - outdoor Television in lobby Air-conditioned public areas Billiards Coffee shop or café Free valet parking Free Wi-Fi Golf course on site Luggage storage Number of floors - 2 Number of restaurants - 3 Number of spa tubs - 7 Total number of rooms - 195 Tours/ticket assistance .

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: TBD
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Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: The most luxurious hotels in Amazonas - Brazil, the Tropical Manaus is located in the heart of the Amazon Forest, on the banks of the Rio Negro. Perfect for an adventurous (Amazon) vacation, either alone, accompanied or with the family, the Tropical Manaus offers 556 guest accommodations and the largest complex of hotel facilities as for events, sports, local tourism and leisure services. Only 10 km from the Brigadeiro Eduardo Gomes International Airport and 16 km from downtown Manaus, the Tropical Manaus is in the capital city of the State of Amazonas, the largest Brazilian state.

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Contact info:
Av. Coronel Teixeira, 1320 - Ponta Negra
Manaus, 69037-000 Brazil
phone: +559221235000
Room amenities: Air Conditioning Alarm clock radio Wireless Internet Connection Background Music Blackout Curtains Local and long distance calls, voice mail Electronic Lockers Hair Dryer Make-up/shaving mirror Mini Bar Smoke Detector Work desk Television set with Cable channels 220 Voltage power Individual safe

Facility amenities: Whether you are planning a tropical rain forest Brazil vacation getaway or attending to business, the Tropical Manaus offers the luxury amenities and guest services you need to ensure a comfortable and relaxing stay at our Brazil hotel oasis. A Brazil vacation destination for families and groups, Tropical Manaus offers professional and modern conveniences in the heart of Amazon Forest. Discover a rare combination of technology, spacious and contemporary guestrooms, exciting Brazil food and modern facilities, all set in the amazing tropical rainforest at Tropical Manaus. Coffee shop Concierge Recreation Team Handicap accessible facilities Drugstore Shopping Mall Two Restaurants Three Bars 24 Hour Room Service Free parking for guests (third-party services) Travel Agency Exclusive Pier Conference and meeting rooms Televisions with cable channels Wireless Internet Connection in public areas Emergency Aid Room Jewelry Shop Nightclub Beauty parlor (thirdy-party services)

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

Elevator: Yes

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18 nights of accommodations
53 meals: 18 breakfasts, 17 lunches, 18 dinners
7 Expert-led lectures
12 Field trips
2 Flights during the program


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