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BURMA (MYANMAR), MYANMAR

Burma Unveiled: Ancient Kingdoms, Indelible Beauty

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Program #20337RJ
16 Days | 15 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
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: 35 total, 13 breakfasts, 11 lunches, 11 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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Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake Yangon: Yangon, 2 nights
Type: Five-Star Hotel

Description: Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake Yangon is a 5-star city resort located by the historic Royal Lake (Kandawgyi Lake) in the heart of Yangon City. This legacy property, with its distinguished colonial style blended with Asian and Eastern revival architecture, is ideal for both business and leisure travelers. A stay at Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake Yangon is an experience with “A remarkable heritage”.

Contact info:
40, Natmauk Road,
Tamwe Township
Yangon, Myanmar
phone: +(95) 1 544 500
web: chatrium.com/chatrium_hotel_yangon/about-us/

Room amenities: All rooms are equipped with a range of deluxe amenities, IDD telephone, satellite TV and in-house movies, mini-bar, in-room safe, hair dryer and a personal safety deposit box. All rooms have spacious bathrooms with separate glass shower cubicles. Private balconies are attached to all rooms and 24-hours room service. Additional amenities include: • Welcome drink upon arrival • Daily buffet breakfast at The Emporia • Daily replenishment of bottled drinking water - 2 bottles a day • Daily In-room servicing • Tea/Coffee making facilities in the room • Wi-Fi internet access in room • Complimentary use of Swimming Pool, Gym, Sauna and Jacuzzi

Facility amenities: • Breath-taking view of serene Royal Lake and Magnificent Shwedagon Pagoda from the hotel • 303 guestrooms ranging from 40 to 300 sq.m. including 37 divine suites • Full-range Business Center services including private meeting rooms • Chatrium Club Lounge with dedicated staff and continuous food and beverage service • Kohaku Authentic Japanese Restaurant • Tiger Hill, a signature Chinese fine dining restaurant • The Emporia for all-day dining • Lobby Lounge and Sunset Terrace • The Ritz Executive Lounge and Bar with lavish setting and design • A 435–square meter ballroom with 5 additional function rooms of various sizes • L-Shaped outdoor swimming pool and children’s pool surrounded with palm garden and lash greenery • Fully-equipped modern Fitness Center with Jacuzzis and Sauna rooms • Lilawadee Spa with a full variety of treatments and massages

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

Elevator: Yes

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Check out time: 11:00 AM
Pristine Lotus Spa Resort: Inle Lake, 2 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: Inle Lake is one of the most significant and productive ecological system supporting an immense variety of plants and animals and yielding great wealth for Myanmar through its occurrence of floating islands and the living style of the natives. Pristine Lotus Resort is located at Khaung Daing Village on the west back of Inle Lake, 20 minute fascinating boat-ride from Nyaung Shwe or 45-minute interesting drive from the Heho airport. Inle Lake is a huge lake (22 km long and 10 km across) located in Shan State, over 900 meters above sea-level, and it is outrageously beautiful. Inle Lake is one of the most significant and productive ecological system supporting an immense variety of plants and animals and yielding great wealth for Myanmar.

Contact info:
Khaung Daing Village
Nyaung Shwe
Inle, Myanmar
phone: (++95-81) 209317
web: www.pristinelotus.com

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

Rupar Mandalar Resort: Mandalay, 3 nights
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: The Rupar Mandalar Hotel, Mandalay is idyllically set just off the town centre. The city centre and major tourist attractions, especially the Mandalay National Palace are about 10 minutes car ride away. The luxury, greenery surrounded, wooden structure Rupar Mandalar Resort offers a wide choice of leisure and business services, and has tastefully furnished, high standard facility rooms and suites. The Rupar Mandalar is a romantic hotel with an exotic atmosphere. Built to be in harmony with nature, it has modern facilities including a swimming pool, large tennis court and a health and beauty spa. Ideal for those seeking a quiet holiday or just time to be alone. The hotel serves varieties of food such as Thai, Chinese and European.

Contact info:
No.(A-15), Corner of 53rd & 30th Street
Chan Aye Thar Zan Township
Mandalay, Myanmar
phone: +(95) 2 61555
web: www.ruparmandalar.com/

Room amenities: Air conditioner Bathroom amenities Cable / satellite TV Coffee maker and Coffee/tea Color TV Hairdryer Hot and cold shower IDD (pay) Iron & ironing board Mini bar Private bathroom• Safe deposit box Shower Slippers Voltage 220/240• Wireless Internet access (free)

Facility amenities: Business Center Fitness Center Sauna and Jacuzzi Swimming Pool Tennis Court Bike for rent Spa Laundry Service Room Service Free Wifi

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

Win Unity Resort: Monywa, 1 nights
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: The hotel is situated on a small lake on the outskirts of Monywa, near the Chindwin River.

Contact info:
Bogyoke Road, Yone Gyi Quarter, Kantharyar
Yone Gyi Quarter
Monywa Township, Sagaing Division, Myanmar
phone: + 951-227-389
Room amenities: Irons, hair dryer, air-conditioning, refrigerator and safety-deposit box, phone.

Facility amenities: Lounge, outdoor swimming pool, laundry service, restaurant, business center

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

Elevator: Yes

Bagan Thande Hotel: Bagan, 4 nights
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: The hotel is set in a picturesque location on the banks of the Irrawaddy river, inside the walls of Ancient Bagan City. It is within walking distance to temples and the Bagan Archaeological Museum.

Contact info:
No.75 (D) Banyadala Road
Bahan Township
Yangon, Myanmar
phone: +95-61-60025
web: www.hotelbaganthande.com/index.htm

Room amenities: Deluxe, river-view rooms with satellite T.V, mini-bar, air-conditioning, telephone, hairdryer.

Facility amenities: Coffee shop, souvenir shop, outdoor swimming pool, pool bar, massage service, bird sanctuary and gardens, laundry service, internet service.

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

Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake Yangon: Yangon, 1 nights
Type: Five-Star Hotel

Description: Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake Yangon is a 5-star city resort located by the historic Royal Lake (Kandawgyi Lake) in the heart of Yangon City. This legacy property, with its distinguished colonial style blended with Asian and Eastern revival architecture, is ideal for both business and leisure travelers. A stay at Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake Yangon is an experience with “A remarkable heritage”.

Contact info:
40, Natmauk Road,
Tamwe Township
Yangon, Myanmar
phone: +(95) 1 544 500
web: chatrium.com/chatrium_hotel_yangon/about-us/

Room amenities: All rooms are equipped with a range of deluxe amenities, IDD telephone, satellite TV and in-house movies, mini-bar, in-room safe, hair dryer and a personal safety deposit box. All rooms have spacious bathrooms with separate glass shower cubicles. Private balconies are attached to all rooms and 24-hours room service. Additional amenities include: • Welcome drink upon arrival • Daily buffet breakfast at The Emporia • Daily replenishment of bottled drinking water - 2 bottles a day • Daily In-room servicing • Tea/Coffee making facilities in the room • Wi-Fi internet access in room • Complimentary use of Swimming Pool, Gym, Sauna and Jacuzzi

Facility amenities: • Breath-taking view of serene Royal Lake and Magnificent Shwedagon Pagoda from the hotel • 303 guestrooms ranging from 40 to 300 sq.m. including 37 divine suites • Full-range Business Center services including private meeting rooms • Chatrium Club Lounge with dedicated staff and continuous food and beverage service • Kohaku Authentic Japanese Restaurant • Tiger Hill, a signature Chinese fine dining restaurant • The Emporia for all-day dining • Lobby Lounge and Sunset Terrace • The Ritz Executive Lounge and Bar with lavish setting and design • A 435–square meter ballroom with 5 additional function rooms of various sizes • L-Shaped outdoor swimming pool and children’s pool surrounded with palm garden and lash greenery • Fully-equipped modern Fitness Center with Jacuzzis and Sauna rooms • Lilawadee Spa with a full variety of treatments and massages

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

Elevator: Yes

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Check out time: 11:00 AM


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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Included
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13 nights of accommodations
35 meals: 13 breakfasts, 11 lunches, 11 dinners
7 Expert-led lectures
24 Field trips
2 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances
3 Flights during the program

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4.6
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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