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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. 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 4, 2014
Independent arrivals to the hotel in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Check-in after 3:00 p.m.
You will be staying at the Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites - Winnipeg Downtown that night.
Location: Winnipeg, MB
Nearest highway: Trans Canada Highway
Nearest airport: Winnipeg International Airport

End of Program
Mar 12, 2014
Independent departures from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada after breakfast.
You will be staying at the Sandman Hotel Winnipeg Airport the night before.
Location: Winnipeg, MB
Additional transportation information same as above.
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: The Holiday Inn in downtown Winnipeg is located in the heart of downtown near the University of Winnipeg and MTS Center. Close proximity to the Assiniboine River and many scenic parks. You can visit numerous Winnipeg attractions, including Assiniboine Park, take the Haunted Winnipeg Tour, catch a concert at the MTS Center and visit the Forks.

Contact info:
360 Colony Street
Winnipeg, MB R3B 2P3 Canada
phone: 204-786-7011
web: www.hiwinnipegdowntown.com/

Room amenities: Our accommodations feature new crisp, white linens and your choice of pillows that are individually marked soft or firm , 37" flat panel TVS, and complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Free morning newspaper, iron/ironing board, hairdryers and coffee makers in room.

Facility amenities: Indoor pool, whirlpool and Fitness Centre. On-site restaurant, lounge and coffee shop. Complimentary high speed Internet access, business center,

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Contact hotel for rates.
Please contact the hotel directly; toll free 866-826-4457

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Just minutes away from the Winnipeg International Airport, Polo Park, Assiniboine Park and Blue Bomber Stadium, as well as only 10 minutes to Winnipeg's city centre. The Sandman Hotel Winnipeg Airport offers deluxe guestrooms and suites featuring in-room high speed Internet access. Sandman Hotel Group is a proud participant in the Hotel Association of Canada's Green Key Eco-Rating Program which recognizes hotels that have taken significant steps towards sustainability through participation in environmental programs.

Contact info:
1750 Sargent Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3H 0C7 Canada
phone: 204-775-7263
web: www.sandmanhotels.com/hotel/manitoba/winnipegairport

Room amenities: Air conditioning, TV, radio, hairdryer, iron and ironing board, complimentary high speed internet and in-room coffee/tea.

Facility amenities: Indoor pool, Jacuzzi, fitness center, 24 hour business centre, restaurants and lounge on premises (Denny's open 24 hours). Complimentary airport shuttle (on request)

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: Check for availability
Please contact the hotel directly on your own OR if you require personal assistance contact Maritime Travel toll free at 1-888-905-5959. A service fee MAY apply.

Check out time: 12:00 PM

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8 nights of accommodations
20 meals: 8 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 7 dinners
7 Expert-led lectures
7 Field trips
4 Hands-on experiences
2 Flights during the program


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