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Adventures Afloat: World Academy Segment 6: From the Amazon to the Caribbean

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Program #20771RJ
18 Days | 17 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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.
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 22, 2013
This program begins in the afternoon in Manaus, Brazil.
You will be staying at the Tropical Manaus that night.
Location: Manaus
Transportation to site: The Tropical Manaus is in the heart of the Amazon jungle on the banks of the Rio Negro in the northern part of Brazil, only 10 km from the Manaus Brigadeiro Eduardo Gomes International Airport and 16 km from Manaus Theater. Participants who purchase their air through Road Scholar and who arrive on the group arrival day will have a free group transfer from the airport to the hotel. Program Only Participants are welcome to join this transfer if your flight coincides with it.

End of Program
Apr 8, 2013
This program ends in the morning in Montego Bay, Jamaica.
You will be staying at the MV Voyager the night before.
Location: Aboard the MV Voyager
Transportation to site: The MV Voyager will be docked just outside of Montego Bay proper at the Montego Freeport Port. The airport is located approximately 8 km from the port and is a 15 minute drive. Taxis can be arranged for participants transferring to the airport independently.
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.

Ship Information: n/a

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

Type: Cruise Ship

Description: Voyager, built by Spanish yard Union Navale le LeVante, is a spacious and well-appointed vessel offering 278 cabins, 86% of which are outside, 35 suites, 30 of which have balconies, open seating dining in three restaurants and the personal service and comfort levels that have been the hallmark of our cruises since 2003. Carrying just 550 passengers, Voyager has all the amenities and facilities of a larger liner while offering the convenience and flexibility of a small ship. She is able to visit and berth alongside where others have to pass by, yet is able to traverse the world's oceans with ease. On board, passengers will be able to relax in the comfortable public lounges, enjoy a drink in atmospheric Harry's Bar, in the sunshine on deck, at the Lido Bar. Alternatively, read a book in the well-stocked library.

Ship Information: Owner / Operator: All Leisure Group Year Built: 1990 Builder: Union Navale de LeVante, Spain Former Names: Crown Monarch, Walrus, Jules Verne, Alexander von Humboldt Gross Tonnage: 15,271 Length: 152.5 meters (500.2 ft) Beam: 20.6 meters (67.6 ft) Passengers: 550 Crew: 215 Service Speed: 18.0 knots

Contact info:
Voyages of Discovery - North America
1800 S E 10th Avenue, Suite 205
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316 USA
phone: 866-623-2689
web: www.voyagesofdiscovery.com

Facility amenities: Three restaurants with option for open dining Al-fresco dining (Veranda) Third restaurant within Discovery Restaurant (Explorer Grill) Two lounges - Atlantic Lounge and Vista Lounge Four bars (Vista Lounge, Harry's Bar, Pacific Lounge, Lido Bar) Card/Function room Medical Centre Internet Centre Two Shops Swimming pool Two whirlpools Beauty Centre Gym

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

Elevator: Yes


Currently selected:Prices Starting At:
Mar 22 — Apr 8, 2013 $5979
Reduced prices starting at $4979
$4979

Special Offer: The prices shown are $1000 off the program's original price.

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Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
17 nights of accommodations
50 meals: 17 breakfasts, 16 lunches, 17 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
11 Field trips

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