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Road Scholar
Program #15146RJ
21 Days | 20 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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.
Meals: 46 total, 18 breakfasts, 14 lunches, 14 dinner

The following meal choices available when requested in advance: Vegetarian.

If you have dietary restrictions due to medical requirements, please call (800) 454-5768, to see if we can accommodate your needs.

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Majestic Grande Hotel: Bangkok, 2 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: Located in the heart of Bangkok, the Majestic Grande combines contemporary décor and state-of-the-art technology with a warmth of hospitality which is uniquely Thai.

Contact info:
12 Sukhumvit Soi 2
Bangkok, Thailand
phone: + 66 2 262 2999
web: www.majesticgrande.com

Room amenities: High speed wireless internet access, satellite TV, in room safe that is large enough to hold a laptop computer, phone, hairdryer, DVD Player and stereo, full bathroom amenities with shaving mirror, tea/coffeemaking facilities, minibar, refrigerator, 220 V electricity.AC

Facility amenities: Guest room facilities and services include: Key-card room security. High-speed wireless Internet access in all rooms. DVD Player & Stereo in all rooms. 29" TV, in Grande Superior rooms and Grande Premier rooms; 34" TV, in Grande Deluxe rooms; LCD flat screen TV and DVD Player & Stereo in Grande Executive Suites and Grande Wonder Suites and 42"Plasma TV in Majestic Grande Suite. Extensive choice of TV channels, including satellite CNN, BBC, NHK, NHK World Premium, RAI, DW, HBO, CNBC, ESPN, Super Sports, National Geographic, Discovery, Channel 3, 7, 9 Thai, MTV, Aljazeera, Star Movie, Cinemax, EWTN, TVE, Daystar TV, TiVi 5 Monde, CH-V, PTP, Russia Today, Alkass, Kuwait TV etc. Recent release movie pay channels. In-room safe. Full bathroom amenities, with hair dryer and shaving mirror. Complimentary tea/coffee making facilities. Bedside master control panel with sensor touch operation. International Direct Dial (IDD) telephone through optic-fibre cable. Data port on telephone. Voice mail system. Fully stocked mini-bar and refrigerator. Bathtub and separate shower cubicle (in selected rooms). 24-hour room service. 24-hour CCTV security surveillance system. Pressurized fire exit. Laundry and dry cleaning, including same-day service. Baby cot and rollaway bed on request. Baby sitter on request Heat detectors and sprinklers. Electricity 220V. Concierge service. Limousine, airport transfer, tour/excursion and car rental services Car parking space.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: TBD
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services for details.

Royal Princess Hotel: Chiang Mai, 3 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: Royal Princess Chiang Mai offers every facility and service to make your visit to Northern Thailand a memorable one. Famed for its association with Thai aristocracy. The hotel is located in the heart of Chiang Mai. It provides a gateway to the region’s stunning scenery, the fabulous Night Bazaar and traditional Thai arts and crafts.

Contact info:
112 Chang Klan Road
Muang
Chiang Mai, 50100 Thailand
phone: +66 (0) 5325 3900
web: www.dusit.com/dusit-princess/en/princess-chiang-mai.html

Room amenities: Bathroom with full amenities including bathrobe, Hair dryer, Private safety deposit box, Satellite television In-room internet connection, Phone, Tea and coffee making facilities, Air Conditioning, Minibar

Facility amenities: 24-hour Room Service, Laundry and dry-cleaning service, Outdoor Swimming Pool, Fitness Center, 2 Restaurants, Bar

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

Elevator: Yes

Grand Luang Prabang Hotel & Resort: Luang Prabang, 4 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: Grand Luang Prabang hotel and resort is situated on grounds of the Xiengkeo Palace which belonged to the famous nationalist hero of Luang Prabang, Prince Phetsarath. He chose this site for tranquility, its stunning views of the mighty Mekong River, and the breathtaking landscape of mountains surrounding Luang Prabang.

Contact info:
Ban Xiengkeo
Khet Sangkalok PO Box 1191
Laung Prabang, Laos
phone: +856712538517
web: www.grandluangprabang.com/

Room amenities: Located in the garden, each room has its own balcony overlooking the immaculate gardens and mighty Mekong River. Quiet and cozy room, embodies traditional elegance with its warm woods and marble. Twin bedded or king bedded rooms available. The rooms have individually controlled air conditioning, hair dryer, IDD telephone, full mini bar, remote control colour TV with choices of international satellite programmes.

Facility amenities: 3 Dining Areas; a Garden; Meeting Room

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

Tara Angkor Hotel: Siem Reap, 4 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The Tara Angkor is equipped with modern amenities and elegantly furnished to make your stay luxurious and enjoyable. With exceptionally warm hospitality and traditional Cambodian sincerity and kindness your stay will be something not to be forgotten.

Contact info:
Vithei Charles de Gaulle
Siem Reap, Cambodia
phone: (+855) 63 966 661
web: www.taraangkorhotel.com/facility.php

Facility amenities: The Tara Angkor Hotel's stylish 4 star property has cemented its status as one of the jewels in Siem Reap’s accommodation sector. Our facilities include 213 magnificent rooms and suites, two restaurants, a lobby bar, and a swimming pool with jacuzzi, fitness center and sauna.

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

Elevator: Yes

Mercure Hanoi La Gare Hotel: Hanoi, 3 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Located opposite Hanoi Central Railway Station, Mercure Hanoi La Gare is an inviting oasis in the heart of the bustling city centre. Situated close to the Old Quarter, commercial precinct and ICE Exhibition Center, this Hanoi hotel features modern design and facilities, plus 102 spacious rooms, a French brasserie, internal courtyard and gym. Ideal for business and leisure guests, Mercure Hanoi La Gare offers easy access to Hanoi attractions including the Temple of Literature and Hoan Kiem Lake.

Contact info:
94 Ly Thuong Kiet, Hoan Kiem Dist,
Hanoi, Vietnam
phone: +84439447766
web: www.mercure.com/gb/hotel-7049-mercure-hanoi-la-gare/index.shtml

Facility amenities: Restaurant : 1 Bar : 1 WiFi Internet access (paying) Room(s) : 102 Non-smoking rooms : 51 Reduced mobility rooms : 1 Number of free children in parent's room : 2 Fitness centre

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

Bathroom: usual bath configuration

Elevator: Yes

Emeraude Cruises: Halong Bay, 1 nights
Type: Luxury Barge

Description: Every day, the Emeraude journeys through one of the world's most dazzling natural wonders and into the sepia realm of a dream. Named for a cruising vessel that plied these waters between 1906 and 1937, the Emeraude aspires to the magnificence of the bay itself. Its air-conditioned cabins, en suite bathrooms, award-winning cuisine and spacious deck space set the stage for the voyage of a lifetime.

Ship Information: The Emeraude is 55 meters in length with 37 comfortable cabins on 2 decks.

Contact info:
59A Ly Thai T
Hanoi, Vietnam
phone: +844 934 0888
web: www.emeraude-cruises.com/

Room amenities: Air-conditioned room, one 220V plug, one 115V plug (razor outlet).

Facility amenities: Restaurant, spa, lounge deck, sun deck, and forward deck.

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

Mercure Hanoi La Gare Hotel: Hanoi, 1 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Located opposite Hanoi Central Railway Station, Mercure Hanoi La Gare is an inviting oasis in the heart of the bustling city centre. Situated close to the Old Quarter, commercial precinct and ICE Exhibition Center, this Hanoi hotel features modern design and facilities, plus 102 spacious rooms, a French brasserie, internal courtyard and gym. Ideal for business and leisure guests, Mercure Hanoi La Gare offers easy access to Hanoi attractions including the Temple of Literature and Hoan Kiem Lake.

Contact info:
94 Ly Thuong Kiet, Hoan Kiem Dist,
Hanoi, Vietnam
phone: +84439447766
web: www.mercure.com/gb/hotel-7049-mercure-hanoi-la-gare/index.shtml

Facility amenities: Restaurant : 1 Bar : 1 WiFi Internet access (paying) Room(s) : 102 Non-smoking rooms : 51 Reduced mobility rooms : 1 Number of free children in parent's room : 2 Fitness centre

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

Bathroom: usual bath configuration

Elevator: Yes



The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
18 nights of accommodations
46 meals: 18 breakfasts, 14 lunches, 14 dinners
14 Expert-led lectures
19 Field trips
2 Hands-on experiences
4 Performances
4 Flights during the program
Visas: 2(out of 3 required)

Ratings

4.9
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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