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BEGINS IN: TORONTO, ONTARIO

Toronto to Haliburton: City Lights to Ontario’s Wild North in the Winter

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Program #21358RJ
7 Days | 6 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
Jan 13, 2014
Independent arrivals to Toronto. Dinner at the hotel at 6:00 p.m. Check-in after 4:00 p.m.
You will be staying at the Strathcona Hotel that night.
Location: Toronto, ON
Nearest city or town: Toronto
Nearest highway: 401
Nearest airport: Pearson International Airport

End of Program
Jan 19, 2014
Coach transfer back to Toronto on final day of the program. Estimated arrival time in Toronto is 11:30 - 12:00 noon
You will be staying at the Haliburton Forest and Wild Life Reserve Ltd. the night before.
Location: Haliburton, ON
Nearest city or town: Haliburton
Nearest highway: Hwy # 118
Nearest airport: Pearson International in Toronto
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: The Strathcona Hotel is a noted landmark, fashioned after small, intimate European hotels. From here, you can walk to almost everything in downtown Toronto, and you are minutes away from the theater district and a variety of night spots and restaurants for dining and dancing. The Harbourfront, Air Canada Centre, and Skydome are mere moments away.

Contact info:
60 York Street
Toronto, ON M5J 1S8 Canada
phone: 416-363-3321
web: www.thestrathconahotel.com/

Room amenities: All standard rooms include hair dryers, and same-day dry cleaning service is available six days a week.

Facility amenities: Fitness facilities adjacent to the hotel are available to hotel guests.

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 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 in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Lodge

Description: Haliburton Forest & Wild Life Reserve Ltd. is a unique hidden gem that borders Algonquin Park. They offer outdoor adventures for anyone who wants to get away to a pristine forest for some peace and relaxation. Their philosophy surrounds the essence of sustainability with their certified forest management practices and private stewardship. The air is easier to breathe in the Forest! Home to Canada’s only Wolf Interpretive Centre; North America’s first forest canopy walk “Walk in the Clouds; the world’s only privately owned snowmobiling facility; 100’s of miles of roads, mountain bike, dogsled, and hiking trails and countless wildlife. The main entrance has accommodation, restaurant, logging museum and Dark Sky Observatory. The Forest will inspire you to slow down and connect with your family, friends and nature. All adventures are designed to be for both novices and adventurers new to the activities and want a certain amount of support with the safety of a trained guide. Your trained guide/ facilitator is there to create an experience you will not soon forget. All adventures include wholesome food and necessary gear.

Contact info:
1095 Redkenn Road
Haliburton, ON K0M 1S0 Canada
phone: 705-754-2198
web: www.haliburtonforest.com

Room amenities: Limited number of single occupancy rooms available - private room with shared bath.

Facility amenities: Outdoor centre with several buildings offering clean and simple accommodations. Private bedroom (double occupancy)with shared bathroom, kitchen and sitting area (2 - 5 people). Accommodations are accessed via 4 - 5 steps. Linens, towels and face cloths are provided. In addition to low fat, vegetarian and low salt options; gluten free and peanut free meals (and many other food allergies) can be arranged with advance notice.

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

Bathroom: Single occupancy participants will have a private sleeping room (shared bath not private bath).

Check out time: 11:00 AM

Currently selected:Prices Starting At:
Jan 13 — Jan 19, 2014 $1645  
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Special Offer: For most programs in Canada in 2014, when you purchase your airfare from us you’ll receive free round-trip airport transfers to get you to and from your program! To take advantage of this new service, mention you need airfare when you call to enroll. If you enroll online, select the “Travel —Custom Arrangements” option, and Road Scholar Travel Services will contact you to make the arrangements.

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6 nights of accommodations
15 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
9 Field trips

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