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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.
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Start of Program
Aug 14, 2014
Arrivals and transfers to program hotel in Calgary, AB. Check into hotel after 3:00 pm. Dinner is at 6:00 pm.
You will be staying at the Best Western Plus Port O'Call Calgary Airport Hotel that night.
Location: Calgary, Alberta
Nearest city or town: Calgary, Alberta
Nearest airport: Calgary International Airport (YYC)

End of Program
Aug 25, 2014
Breakfast is served at 7:30 a.m. Departures after breakfast from program hotel in Vancouver, BC. Hotel check out is 11:00 a.m.
You will be staying at the Blue Horizon Hotel the night before.
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
Nearest city or town: Vancouver
Nearest highway: Highway 1 - Trans Canada
Nearest airport: Vancouver International Airport (YVR)
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: BEST WESTERN PLUS Port O' Call Calgary Airport Hotel is conveniently located only 3.72 miles (6 kms) from the Calgary International and also provides easy access to downtown Calgary, a number of Calgary attractions and Banff National Park. In addition, the hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet, an indoor pool, New Water Park featuring two slides, extensive fitness room, and several onsite restaurants for your convenience.

Contact info:
1935 McKnight Blvd N.E.
Calgary, AB T2E 6V4 Canada
phone: 403-291-4600
web: www.bwportocallhotel.com/

Room amenities: All hotel rooms have cable television with in-room movies, voicemail, irons, coffee makers and hair dryers. High speed Internet is available upon request.

Facility amenities: • Complimentary shuttle to/from Calgary Airport • Indoor pool • Hot tub - Whirlpool • Exercise facility • Squash courts • Barber/beauty shop • Gift Shop • Dry cleaning • Guest laundry • High-speed Internet access

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call for availability & rates.
Contact hotel directly; toll free # 1-800-661-1161.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Hotel

Description: The Blue Horizon Hotel is conveniently located on Robson Street, in the heart of downtown Vancouver. Fantastic shopping, sidewalk cafes, restaurants and nighttime entertainment are just steps away!

Contact info:
1225 Robson Street
Vancouver, BC V6E 1E3 Canada
phone: 604-688-1411
web: www.bluehorizonhotel.com/

Room amenities: Each room has its own writing desk, working lamp, free high-speed Internet access, two telephones One cordless) with voice messaging. There are irons & ironing boards, minibars or mini fridges, large in-room safes, coffee makers, hairdryers, On Command movies, air conditioning, individual climate control and electronic locks.

Facility amenities: Hotel amenities include indoor heated lap pool, whirlpool, sauna and state of the art exercise equipment, as well as Inlet’s Bistro and Lounge. There is a Laundromat six blocks from the hotel, on Denman Street.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: Call for availability & rates.
Please contact the hotel directly on your own. Toll Free: 1-800-663-1333

Check out time: 11:00 AM

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11 nights of accommodations
28 meals: 11 breakfasts, 10 lunches, 7 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
13 Field trips


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