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SRI LANKA / INDIA / ANDAMAN ISLANDS / BURMA / THAILAND / MALAYSIA / SINGAPORE

Adventures Afloat: Voyages to Antiquity: Sri Lanka, Burma and the Malay Peninsula

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Program #21505RJ
22 Days | 21 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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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.
The Bay of Bengal and the Strait of Malacca are home to some of Southeast Asia’s most exotic locales — Sri Lanka, Burma and the Malay Peninsula. Discover their many secrets and wonders as you explore quaint countrysides, witness the magnificence of their many temples and archaeological sites, and learn how their populations thrive within colorful traditions and vibrant cultures.


Highlights

• Drive through Sri Lanka’s idyllic countryside for a field trip to the Temple of the Tooth, which contains a relic of the Buddha.
• Discover one of the most important archaeological locations in Asia — Bagan — and view ancient temples including the Ananda and Dhammayangyi.
• In Singapore, join an expert for an exploration of noted landmarks including Merlion Park, the Malay Heritage Museum and the National Orchid Garden.

Activity Notes

Walking over uneven terrain; standing for up to 90 minutes at a time; stairs without railings; hot and humid conditions.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Colombo (Sri Lanka), 2 nights; embark Aegean Odyssey, 9 nights (ports of call include Galle, Chennai (India), Port Blair (Andaman Islands); disembark Yangon (Burma), flight to Bagan, 1 night; flight to Yangon, embark Aegean Odyssey, 5 nights (ports of call include Phuket (Thailand), Penang (Malaysia), Malacca); disembark Singapore, 2 nights; departure.

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20 nights of accommodations
56 meals: 20 breakfasts, 18 lunches, 18 dinners
9 Expert-led lectures
16 Field trips
2 Flights during the program
Visas: 1(out of 3 required)

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