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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
Jul 24, 2014
On Day 3, in the late afternoon at the program orientation in Yangon, Burma.
You will be staying at the Kandawgyi Palace Hotel 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
Aug 6, 2014
After breakfast on Day 16 in Yangon, Burma.
You will be staying at the Kandawgyi Palace Hotel the night before.
Location: Yangon
Transportation to site: There is one desginated group transfer offered at the end of the program that Program only participants can take. If this does not coincide with your flight, it is best for you to prebook a transfer with RSTS. Cost is approximately $25 per person (subject to change).
Additional transportation information same as above.
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The Kandawgyi Palace Hotel, Yangon situated in its privileged position on the shores of the tranquil Kandawgyi Lake (Royal Lake) and was originally opened in 1934 as the Rangoon Rowing Club. Retaining the traditions of Myanmar architecture using local golden teak and modern conveniences blend with the beautiful environs of the lake, gardens and original old rainforest make our Hotel the preferred destination in Yangon, Myanmar for both discerning business travelers and tourists alike. Kandawgyi Palace Hotel is situated on the Royal Lake in the centre of Yangon. The hotel extends into the neighbouring extensive gardens and lake walkways of Kandawgyi Park, approximately 5 to 10 minutes walk from the world famous Shwedagon Pagoda, Peoples Park and the striking Royal Barge on the lake, the downtown area of Yangon and the major shopping malls and sightseeing spots are only minutes away.

Contact info:
Kan Yeik Tha Road,
Mingalar Taung Nyunt Township
Yangon, Myanmar
phone: +(95) 1 382-919
web: www.kandawgyipalace-hotel.com/

Room amenities: hair dryer, a mini bar a telephone The rooms are decorated in a traditional style

Facility amenities: Business centre Executive Lounge and services Valet and Butler Swimming pool Boutique and Souvenir Shops Massage and Spa 24 hour reception 24 hour room service 24 security

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

Elevator: Yes

Check in time: 2:00 PM

Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The Kandawgyi Palace Hotel, Yangon situated in its privileged position on the shores of the tranquil Kandawgyi Lake (Royal Lake) and was originally opened in 1934 as the Rangoon Rowing Club. Retaining the traditions of Myanmar architecture using local golden teak and modern conveniences blend with the beautiful environs of the lake, gardens and original old rainforest make our Hotel the preferred destination in Yangon, Myanmar for both discerning business travelers and tourists alike. Kandawgyi Palace Hotel is situated on the Royal Lake in the centre of Yangon. The hotel extends into the neighbouring extensive gardens and lake walkways of Kandawgyi Park, approximately 5 to 10 minutes walk from the world famous Shwedagon Pagoda, Peoples Park and the striking Royal Barge on the lake, the downtown area of Yangon and the major shopping malls and sightseeing spots are only minutes away.

Contact info:
Kan Yeik Tha Road,
Mingalar Taung Nyunt Township
Yangon, Myanmar
phone: +(95) 1 382-919
web: www.kandawgyipalace-hotel.com/

Room amenities: hair dryer, a mini bar a telephone The rooms are decorated in a traditional style

Facility amenities: Business centre Executive Lounge and services Valet and Butler Swimming pool Boutique and Souvenir Shops Massage and Spa 24 hour reception 24 hour room service 24 security

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

Elevator: Yes

Check out time: 11:00 AM

Our Value Promise To You

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
9 Expert-led lectures
18 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances
3 Flights during the program

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4.9
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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