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Birding the Mayan Ruins of the Yucatan from the Caribbean to Palenque

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Program #3713RJ
13 Days | 12 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
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
Nov 4, 2014
All-day arrivals at the Cancun International Airport in Cancun, Mexico. Hotel check-in begins at 3 p.m.
You will be staying at the Courtyard Marriott Cancun that night.
Location: Cancun
Transportation to site: The Courtyard Marriot Cancun offers a complimentary airport shuttle service from 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. To request a pick-up, participants must contact the hotel at (998) 287-2200 or from any Telmex public phone call 01800 0203373. Taxi services and shuttle vans are available at the airport for the transfer to the hotel. A taxi kiosk is available in the arrivals hall of the airport where travelers may purchase private or group transfer tickets to area hotels. For more information please visit the Cancun International Airport's website: www.cancun-airport.com.

End of Program
Nov 16, 2014
Departures from the Carlos Rovirosa Pérez International Airport in Villahermosa, Mexico. Hotel check-out by 11 a.m.
You will be staying at the Hyatt Regency Villahermosa the night before.
Location: Villahermosa
Transportation to site: Taxis are available for hire at the hotel. Participants planning on using this service should ask for assistance at the hotel's front desk.
Type: Hotel

Description: This new hotel provides guests with excellent service, spacious rooms and open public areas. One of the most important highlights of this property is its location, only 5 minutes from Cancun International Airport. Courtyard by Marriott Cancun offers a free shuttle to its beach club, and also to Cancun's downtown area.

Contact info:
Bvl. Luis Donaldo Colosio Km. 12.5 Lte. 1 SMZA.301
Quintana Roo, Mexico
phone: +52 -998-2872200
web: www.marriott.com

Room amenities: High speed internet access, desk, a large LCD TV, and air-conditioning.

Facility amenities: The hotel has an excellent restaurant serving a variety of delicious dishes. El Henequen resembles an old elegant ''Hacienda'' from the Yucatan Peninsula. The hotel also features a swimming pool.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Subject to availability.
Please contact your program provider, Holbrook Travel, at 1-800-866-7111 or roadscholarprograms@holbrooktravel.com for information on availability and rates.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Hotel

Description: Only ten minutes from central Villahermosa and 20 minutes from Villahermosa Airport, the hotel is directly across from Tomás Garrido Park and near La Venta Park Museum.

Contact info:
Ave. Juarez #106, Col. Linda Vista
Villahermosa, 86040 Mexico
phone: +52 993 310 1234
web: villahermosa.regency.hyatt.com/hyatt/hotels/

Room amenities: Separate sitting area Enhanced work desk lighting Marble bath Iron/ironing board 24-hour room service Coffee maker Cable/satellite TV channels Individual air conditioning control In-room safe Morning newspaper Telephone Internet

Facility amenities: Gardens, pool, conference center, spa, sports bar

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

Additional nights after: Prices subject to change
Additional nights subject to hotel availability.


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Included
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12 nights of accommodations
34 meals: 12 breakfasts, 11 lunches, 11 dinners
3 Expert-led lectures
20 Field trips

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