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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.
Start of Program
Jan 30, 2014
Program begins in Bangkok at orientation on day 3 in the early evening.
You will be staying at the Ramada Plaza Menam Riverside Hotel Bangkok that night.
Location: Bangkok
Nearest airport: Bangkok (BKK)
Transportation to site: If independent flights do not coincide with the designated group transfer, it will be the responsibility of the participant/s to make arrangement to get to the program site. A public taxi stand is located on Level 1 (Ground Level) at the Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok. Please go to www.bangkokairportonline.com/ to get more information about available transportation services from the airport to the hotel. Private transfers -at an additional cost- may be arranged in advance by the calling Road Scholar Travel Services.

End of Program
Feb 17, 2014
Program ends after breakfast on day 21 in Hanoi.
You will be staying at the Mercure Hanoi La Gare Hotel the night before.
Location: Hanoi
Nearest airport: Noi Bai International Airport
Transportation to site: Please contact the concierge services at the Mercure Hotel or the group leader about arranging transfers from the hotel to the airport. You can also take a public taxi from the hotel to the airport for about $15-$25. Transfer from the hotel to the airport will take about 40 to 45 minutes.
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: 40 minutes by road from Suvannabhumi International airport. River transportation from the hotel's pier to Grand Palace, Wat Arun Temple etc. as well as connections to shopping centers and other hotels along the river is available.

Contact info:
Charoenkrung Rd., Bangkorlaem
Bankok, 10120 Thailand
phone: +6626881000
Room amenities: Room Facilities: air conditioning, internet access (wireless), bathrobes, coffee/tea maker, complimentary bottled water, mini bar, daily newspaper, non smoking rooms, desk, satellite/cable TV, hair dryer, separate shower and tub, in room safe, television

Facility amenities: 525 guest rooms: Deluxe, Grand Deluxe, Plaza Suite and Royal Thai Suite Outdoor Swimming Pool • with Jacuzzi • Fitness & Health Club • Steam Room • Aerobic • Traditional Thai Massage • 24 Hours Room Service • 24 hours Doctor Service on call • Airport Transfers • Wheel Chairs • Tailor Shop • Baby-sitting • Beauty Salon • Business Center • Car Rental / Limousine Service • Concierge & Luggage Storage • Conference Facilities • Foreign Exchange Counter • Free Shuttle Boat Service from Hotel Pier to/from Sky Train Station • Tour Counter

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: x
x

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


Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
18 nights of accommodations
48 meals: 18 breakfasts, 15 lunches, 15 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)

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4.9
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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