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A Family Adventure in Thailand: Bangkok, Buddhas and a Beautiful Beach

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Program #21259RJ
15 Days | 14 Nights
While all of our learning adventures offer extraordinary value, our "Best Value" programs were rated by our participants themselves who thought their dollar went particularly far.
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.
Meals: 30 total, 12 breakfasts, 9 lunches, 9 dinners

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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Furama Silom: Bangkok, 3 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: An elegant 4-star flagship city hotel in Bangkok, Furama Silom, Bangkok is under Furama, an award-winning brand. Located centrally in the heart of Silom, Bangkok's main business, banking, shopping and night-life district, it is a perfect destination for both business and leisure travellers. This city hotel in Bangkok features 251 expansive guestrooms that are decorated with a combination of modern and contemporary Thai style creating a cosy feel

Contact info:
533 Silom Road
Bangkok, 10500 Thailand
phone: +66-(0)2-688-6888
web: www.furama.com/silom/

Room amenities: The rooms at Furama Silom Bangkok encompasses a spacious 40sqm with the basic amenities such as coffee and tea-making facilities, in-room safe, IDD phones, hairdryer, TV offering local and cable channels.

Facility amenities: A large outdoor swimming pool on the 20th floor at the rooftop of this hotel in Silom provides guests with an ideal place to take a refreshing dip or work on their tan while enjoying the cool breeze of metropolitan air. Alternatively, Silom Sky Bar offers a selection of creative beverages, cocktails and snacks amidst stunning panoramic views of Bangkok's skyline. The more energetic will love our indoor modern fitness room with well-equipped facilities, including sauna room and lockers.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: TBA
Please contact Travel Services.

Check in time: 2:00 PM

Laluna Hotel and Resort: Chiang Rai, 2 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: Laluna Hotel & Resort is nestled in a beautiful garden amid a prime location of Chiang Rai. The hotel boasts 79 modern Thai style houses that are fully equipped with international standard facilities. Our goal is to make you feel as welcome and comfortable as if you were in your own home.

Contact info:
160 Moo 14 Sanambin Road
Chiang Rai, 57000 Thailand
phone: +66 (0) 8
web: www.lalunaresortchiangrai.com/

Room amenities: Cable TV, Television, Refrigerator, Mini Bar, Radio, Laundry Services

Facility amenities: 24 hours reception, 24 hours security, 24 hours concierge, 24 hour room service, Bar and Restaurant, Coffee shop (Fresh brewed coffee), Wheelchair access, Outdoor swimming pool, Jacuzzi, Massage, Car,Motorbike and bicycle rental, Meeting and function rooms, Wireless Internet access

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

Banthai Village: Chiang Mai, 3 nights
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Nestled in a bustling neighborhood just off Tapae Road and in walking distance to the Tapae Gate entrance to the old city, Banthai Village is a cozy retreat that also affords easy access to much of Chiang Mai’s best attractions including the Sunday Walking Street market and the Night Bazaar. The small luxury village still gives you a choice of accommodations, 11 Superior, 7 Deluxe rooms, 4 Junior Suites and one of Banthai Suite, all very chic and accommodating including a rain shower and wireless internet. To workout and indulge your tired muscles, a swimming pool with Jacuzzi and The Pool Bar & Bistro, the charming spots are invite you to relax and dine. We are serving simple Thai and Western fare as well as your favorite beverages. The warm and friendly atmospheres are awaiting you at Banthai Village-Chiang Mai.

Contact info:
19 soi 3, tha Pae Rd, T. Chang Klan,
A Muang
Chiang Mai, 50100 Thailand
phone: +66 (0)
web: www.banthaivillage.com/index.php

Room amenities: Air-condition Cable TV DVD Player IDD phone Safety box Mini bar Coffee-Tea Maker Hair dryer Bath tub Rain shower Hot water Bathrobe & Slippers Bathroom amenities

Facility amenities: Swimming pool with Jacuzzi Car park Transportation Free Internet Service at Lobby and wireles internet The Village Shop Small Library

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

The Old Phuket: Phuket, 4 nights
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: The Old Phuket at Karon Beach is a Sino-Portugese-style creation that evokes memories of 19th century Southeast Asia. The atmosphere will take travelers back to the days of the spice trade, of tin mining, of Chinese junks plying the straits of Malacca and the golden age of travel before resorts and package tours. Built as a replica of the architecture that still remains in the old sections of Phuket Town. The Old Phuket provides guests with an historical alternative to the typical hotel holiday. The golden sands of Karon Beach stretch out in front of the hotel to the Andaman Sea, beckoning you to join us when the hotel is officially opened in October 2001.

Contact info:
192/36 Karon Rd,Karon Beach
Muang, Phuket, 83100 Thailand
phone: +66 (0)
web: www.theoldphuket.com/facilities.htm

Room amenities: - Self controlled air-conditioning. - Private balcony - Refrigerator - Bath tub and shower - Satellite television with remote control - Safety deposit box - Coffee and tea maker - IDD telephone system - Full set bath room amenities - Full-stocked mini-bar - Hot & cold running water. - 220 Voltage A.C. - Hairdryer - Umbrella

Facility amenities: SHARK RESTAURANT: Serving daily buffet breakfast from 06.30 hrs. - 10.30 hrs. CHILI RESTAURANT: Sea side restaurant serving International and Seafood from 14.00 hrs. - 23.00 hrs. BAI TOEY: Serving daily Thai cuisine a la carte from 11.00 hrs. - 23.00 hrs. AL DENTE: Serving daily a la carte Lunch & Dinner. Authentic contemporary Italian's cuisine from 11.00 hrs. - 23.00 hrs. LOBBY CORNER : Varieties of drinks, coffee and tea from 10.00 hrs. - 11.00 hrs. KO-I POOL BAR : Located on 3rd floor of Sino Wing, serving snack and varieties of food & drink from 10.00 hrs. - 19.00 hrs. THE POOL BAR: Located at Serene Wing, serving snack and varieties of food & drink from 10.00 hrs. - 19.00 hrs. - Laundry and dry cleaning service. - Room service till midnight. - Baby sitting. - Doctor on call. - Swimming pool with child pool attached. - Fitness center equipment. - Massage service at pool-side. - Tour desk & information. - Ample parking area. - Luggage porter service.

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

Additional nights after: TBA
Please contact RSTS.

Check out time: 12:00 PM

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.

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12 nights of accommodations
30 meals: 12 breakfasts, 9 lunches, 9 dinners
3 Expert-led lectures
16 Field trips
5 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances
2 Flights during the program


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