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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
Feb 10, 2015
Arrivals to the hotel in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Check-in after 3:00 p.m. Welcome dinner at 6:00 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
Feb 18, 2015
Departures from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada after breakfast. Check-out is 12:00 p.m.
You will be staying at the Hilton Winnipeg Airport Suites 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: Hotel

Description: Enjoy the convenient location at Winnipeg's James Armstrong Richardson International Airport (YWG) with spacious accommodations. Unwind after a day’s meetings in the temperature controlled indoor pool. Re-energize in the 24-hour fitness center with modern cardio equipment. Relax with a leisurely drink in Bistro 1800 Lounge. Enjoy the warm inviting atmosphere of Bistro 1800 restaurant. 24-hour business center

Contact info:
1800 Wellington Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3H 1B2 Canada
phone: 204-783-1700
web: www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/manitoba/hilton-winnipeg-airport-suites-YWGWIHF/index.html

Room amenities: •Hilton's own "Serenity Collection" Pillowtop mattress •Hilton brand alarm clock with radio and MP3/iPod adapter •32” Flat Panel HD television in the bedroom area •Work area with chair & recycling bin •Complimentary high-speed wireless internet •Wet bar including mini-refrigerator, microwave & coffee maker •On command movies ($$)

Facility amenities: • Automated Teller (ATM) • Baggage Storage • Concierge Desk • Gift Shop • Guest Activity/Recreation Desk • Laundry/Valet Service • Lounge • Multi-Lingual Staff • News Stand • On-Site Convenience Store • Room Service • Safety Deposit Box • Complimentary airport shuttle

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: Contact hotel directly.
Contact hotel directly. Toll Free: 800-774-1500

Check out time: 12:00 PM

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at no additional cost on this date ...
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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