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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.
Start of Program
Jan 25, 2013
On Day 3, in the late afternoon at the program orientation in Yangon, Burma.
You will be staying at the Park Royal that night.
Location: Yangon
Transportation to site: The program hotel is a 30 to 40 minutes drive from Yangon International Airport. Given this distance and the nature of Yangon traffic, we recommend that guests arrange for a car transfer to the hotel. You can find some local taxis at the airport which can take you to the hotel. Please note that the taxi rates will vary, depending on the season and the tourist market. Private arrival and departure transfers -at an additional cost- may be arranged in advance by calling Road Scholar Travel Services.

End of Program
Feb 7, 2013
After breakfast on Day 16 in Yangon, Burma.
You will be staying at the Myanmar Life Hotel or similar the night before.
Location: Yangon
Transportation to site: Myanmar Life Hotel is a convenient 5 minute drive away from the Yangon International Airport.
Additional transportation information same as above.
Type: Hotel

Description: Enjoy old-world charm at the resplendent PARKROYAL Yangon where you can truly relax and unwind after a hectic day. Discover modern amenities enhanced by a subtle mix of authentic teakwood furniture, fine fabrics and traditional handicrafts. Myanmar’s rich heritage and artistic culture can be seen and felt in all 267 premium rooms and suites at our Yangon accommodation.

Contact info:
33 Alan Pya Phaya Road
Dagon Township 11191
Yangon, Myanmar
phone: +95 1 250 388
web: www.parkroyalhotels.com/en/hotels/myanmar/yangon/parkroyal/spa/index.html

Room amenities: •Internet Access •35 sq.m •Satellite TV channels •IDD telephone •Complimentary coffee and tea making facilities •Mini bar •Hair dryer •Umbrella •Torch light •Shopping bag •Bathroom amenities •In-room safe

Facility amenities: Yangon hotel offers you pure relaxation, bliss and every opportunity to pamper yourself during your stay in Myanmar. Indulge yourself with a relaxing massage, a traditional spa therapy, or turn up the heat with a soothing sauna and steam bath. For an invigorating workout, enjoy our pool or visit our state-of-the-art gym, fully equipped with the latest high-tech machines.

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

Elevator: Yes

Type: Hotel

Description: Spread out generously on ten acres of naturally cultured land, Myanmar Life Hotel is a convenient 5 minute drive away from the Yangon International Airport.

Contact info:
41, Radio Station Road
Mingaladon, Yangon Myanmar
phone: +951664135664483
web: myanmarlifehotel.com/

Facility amenities: The hotel features a pool, a sunbathing deck, vast gardens and a quaint outdoor parlor on property.

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

Additional nights after:
Since the last night in Yangon is a forced overnight, Road Scholar will not be offering post night services for this program. We recommed that you search the internet in order to get the best value on hotels that you can stay at after the program ends.


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You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
13 nights of accommodations
35 meals: 13 breakfasts, 11 lunches, 11 dinners
3 Expert-led lectures
17 Field trips
3 Flights during the program

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4.9
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