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14 Days | 13 Nights
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
Sep 29, 2014
7 p.m. Welcome Dinner
You will be staying at the Hotel Mexico Plaza Guanajuato that night.
Location: Guanajuato, Gto.
Nearest city or town: Leon
Nearest airport: Leon/Bajio International; Airport
Transportation to site: Participants who do not participate in the Geronimo Staffed Group Motor Coach Transfer due to flight arrival times not permitting, will be responsible for securing their own independent transfer to Hotel Mexico Plaza Guanajuato via taxi. Independent Taxi Transfer Instructions: Process through Immigration, Baggage Claim and Customs. Locate a porter in the airport for directions to the Taxi Stand located inside the Airport. At the Taxi Stand, purchase a ticket to the Hotel Mexico Plaza Guanajuato in Guanajuato City, Gto. (Approximately 300. pesos/$30. USD). The ticket purchase provides you a ride in a government sealed taxi and is the fare to the hotel. If the service warrants, you may wish to tip the driver at the end of the ride.

End of Program
Oct 12, 2014
Immediately following 8 a.m. breakfast
You will be staying at the Hotel Casa Blanca Mexico the night before.
Location: Mexico City, D.F.
Nearest city or town: Cuernavaca
Nearest highway: Highway 57
Nearest airport: Benito Juarez International Airport
Transportation to site: At the program conclusion, the Geronimo Group Leader will provide participants travel details regarding the transfer from the final program site hotel to the airport. Airport transfers are provided only on designated group arrival and departure days. All other arrangements are considered independent travel at personal cost.
Type: Boutique Hotel

Description: Located in the Mall Plaza San Javier, involved among the colonial magic and the cultural diversity of Guanajuato with sight to Guanajuato's colonial city and to the Valenciana mine.

Contact info:
Carretera panorámica San Javier, Col. San Javier
Guanajuato, Guanajuato, Mexico
phone: +52 -473-109-2003
web: www.mexicoplaza.com.mx

Room amenities: All rooms are totally equipped with air conditioner, cable TV, telephone, cold and hot water restroom, Kitchen, Coffee pot, Microwave, Refrigerator, 2 TV with cable.

Facility amenities: Spa, Restaurant, Air Conditioning, Security Box, Room Service, Parking and Terrace

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

Elevator: Yes

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The hotel is located one block of Paseo de la Reforma, the majestic avenue joining the Historical downtown with the city commercial and financial zones.

Contact info:
Lafragua No 7, Colonia Tabacalera, Delegacion Cuauhtemoc
Mexico City, 06030 Mexico
phone: +5550964500
web: www.hotelcasablanca.com.mx

Room amenities: All rooms are totally equipped with Air conditioning and heating with individual control, cable TV, telephone, cold and hot water restromm, and complimentary security box.

Facility amenities: Restaurant, Air Conditioning, Security Box, Room Service, Travel Agency, Parking, Medical service, Laundry, High Speed Internet, GYM

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

Elevator: Yes

Check out time: 12:00 PM

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13 nights of accommodations
35 meals: 13 breakfasts, 10 lunches, 12 dinners
12 Expert-led lectures
17 Field trips


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