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Singapore to Bali: Southeast Asia Sojourn

Program Number: 21571RJ
Start and End Dates:
1/2/2015 - 1/17/2015;
Duration: 15 nights
Location: Singapore/Vietnam/Malaysia/Brunei/Indonesia
Price starting at: $4,270.00 - Price may vary based on date, departure city
Program Type: Adventure Afloat Study Cruise; Ocean Cruises
Meals: 38; 13 Breakfasts, 12 Lunches, 13 Dinners    
Meal Options: Vegetarian    

Magnificent ancient temples, lush jungle environments and fascinating cultures are yours to uncover on this two-week, six-country voyage. Explore endlessly fascinating Singapore and visit the Cu Chi Tunnels in Ho Chi Minh on exclusive Road Scholar field trips. In other ports, choose shore excursions that interest you or make your own discoveries. Onboard the ship, expert lectures delve into the history and colorful customs of Southeast Asia.




Activity Particulars

You must be able to handle your own luggage, get on and off a motor coach, walk a few blocks and climb a few stairs. You may choose shore excursions that are more physically demanding.



Programs with Crystal Cruises are designed for the independent traveler. These programs offer a lower base activity level and the option to add shore excursions based on your interests and physical ability. Road Scholar will provide two exclusive field trips and private onboard lectures with our own study leader.



Itinerary At-a-Glance

Singapore, 1 night; aboard Crystal Symphony, 12 nights.



Days 1-2: Overnight flight from the U.S.A.


Days 3-4: Arrival Singapore / embark Crystal Symphony:

Begin your adventure by experiencing energetic Singapore. An exclusive Road Scholar field trip includes the Asian Civilization Museum and the Chinese Heritage Centre. Lodging: Comfortable hotel.



At Sea

Join your Road Scholar group for exclusive presentations on the history and culture of South East Asia.



Days 6-8: Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam):

Enjoy parts of two days to explore Ho Chi Minh City, which residents still affectionately call Saigon. You’ll glimpse Vietnam’s past and hopeful future during your time here.



Days 9-10: At Sea / Kota Kinabalu (Malaysia):

Sail across the South China Sea to the island of Borneo. “KK” is both a busy urban center and a gateway to beautiful natural areas like Mount Kinabalu.



Day 11: Bandar Seri Begawan (Brunei):

Continue to the Sultanate of Brunei, a country of misty jungles, plunging waterfalls and peaceful beaches. Bandar Seri Bagawan, the capital, boasts many ornate mosques with gold-capped turrets.



Days 12-14: Surabaya (Indonesia):

Indonesia’s mix of cultures and religions is on vivid display in this big city. You might want to visit the decommissioned Indonesian Navy submarine that’s now a popular local monument.



Days 15-16: Bali / disembark / departure:

Complete your voyage in the island paradise of Bali, absorbing its beautiful natural environment and fabulous artistic and dance traditions.



Crystal Symphony

This sleek 781-foot ocean liner is one of the most spacious at sea. It accommodates 940 passengers for whom it provides a spa, fitness facility, two pools, Jacuzzis and inspired dining options, including a restaurant, café and outdoor grill. Complimentary fine wines and premium spirits are available to you throughout the voyage.


Meals and Lodgings
   Ibis Singapore on Bencoolen
  Singapore, Singapore 1 night
   Crystal Symphony
  At Sea, At Sea 12 nights
 Ibis Singapore on Bencoolen
Type: Hotel
  Description: The Ibis Singapore on Bencoolen is located just 10 minutes from the Bugis MRT Station, and within walking distance to many cultural attractions. Located in the business and shopping distaince, many shops, restaurants and food courts are just steps away. The hotel offers a restaurant and free wi-fi throughout . All of the rooms at the Ibis Bencoolen feature air conditioning, modern decor, hardwood floors, flat-screen cable TV and a tea/coffee maker. Currency exchange and laundry service is available. TASTE Restaurant serves a variety of Asian and local dishes.
  Ship Information: n/a
  Contact info: 170 Bencoolen St
Singapore,  189657 Singapore
phone: (+65)65932888
web: www.ibis.com/gb/hotel-6657-ibis-singapore-on-bencoolen/index.shtml
  Room amenities: Standard Twin or Queen Rooms feature free WiFi connection for up to 5 devices, tea and coffee facilities, in-room safe and mini refrigerator. ROOM FITTINGS: - 220/240 V AC - Airconditioning - Data port in room - Emergency exit map - Safe deposit box in room - Bathroom doors 32 inches wide - Remote control TV - Wi-Fi in your room - Direct dial telephone - Work desk in all rooms - Satellite/cable colour TV - Manual temperature control - Free access with phone card - Automatic temperature control - Telephone 2 Fax machine - RJ 45 outlet BATHROOM: - Shower - Toilets - Hair dryer in bathroom SECURITY: - Sprinkler in room - Keycard-operated door locks - Audible smoke alarms in rooms - Smoke alarm in room - Emergency info in rooms ROOM SERVICE: - Voicemail - Message alert - Operator wake up call
  Facility amenities: - Bar - Restaurant - Free Wi-Fi in all areas - 24-Hour Front Desk - Currency Exchange - Baggage Storage - Laundry - Dry Cleaning - Shoeshine - Fax/Photocopying - Newspapers - Safe - Non-smoking Rooms - Facilities for Disabled Guests - Elevator - Air Conditioning - Accepts Visa, Mastercard and American Express
  Smoking allowed: Yes
  Elevators available: Yes
  Additional nights prior: Subject to availability Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services to arrange additional nights.
  Check in time: 2:00 PM

 Crystal Symphony
Type: Cruise Ship
  Description: With her sleek silhouette and shimmering elegance, the legendary Crystal Symphony finds a natural home in the world's most glamorous harbors and idyllic ports of call. Generous per-passenger space ratios have become a Crystal trademark, along with forward-facing observation decks, a Palm Court lounge, and a wide teak promenade encircling the ship. A makeover in 2006 refreshed the Bistro Café and shops, reconstructed the casino and Starlite Lounge, and added a new nightclub called Luxe. An even more extensive refurbishment in 2009 transformed the Crystal Penthouses, Lido Café, and Prego Italian restaurant. Accented by a lovely waterfall, the focal point of the central two-deck atrium is a sculpture of two ballet dancers created especially for the space. Crystal Cove, the lobby lounge, is the spot to meet for cocktails as you make your way to the nearby dining room. Throughout the ship, public rooms shine with low-key contemporary style and flow easily from one to the next.
  Ship Information: Ship's Registry: The Bahamas 781 feet long x 99 feet wide 51,044 gross registered tons 20 knots cruising speed 21 knots maximum speed 922 passengers capacity An international crew of 545 with 40 countries represented European-trained hotel and dining staff
  Contact info: 2049 Century Park East, Suite 1400
Los Angeles, CA 1400 USA
phone: 310-785-9300
web: www.crystalcruises.com
  Room amenities: Cabins: There are no inside cabins on Crystal Symphony. Still, relatively small stateroom sizes are cozy and chic with boutique-hotel-style decor. All cabins have ample closet and drawer/shelf storage, as well as bathroom shelves. Many have private balconies furnished with chairs and tables. Most suites and penthouses have a walk-in closet. Crystal Penthouse suites have guest powder rooms. Amenities: Rich wood cabinetry, 100% Eygyptian cotton sheets, feather beds and plush duvets, wood and padded hangers, a small refrigerator filled with complimentary bottled water and soft drinks, a personal safe, two hair dryers, a flat-screen TV with a DVD player, and a sitting area with sofa, chair, and table are typical standard features in all cabins. Suite and penthouse extras vary, but all have a DVD/CD player, butler service, personalized stationery, and stocked minibars with wine, beer, and choice of liquor. Bathrooms: Every bathroom has oval glass sinks, granite counters, a full-size tub, Aveda toiletries, plush towels, and bathrobes for use during the cruise. Many suites and penthouses have a whirlpool tub and separate shower.
  Facility amenities: Public spaces have a sophisticated and contemporary feel with fine Italian and French fabrics, Axminster wool carpets, oriental rugs, teak deck furniture and English mohair lap blankets. 8 passenger decks, 2 specialty restaurants, dining room, buffet, ice cream parlor, Wi-Fi, safe, refrigerator, minibar (some), DVD, 1 pool, Fitness classes, gym, hair salon, 1 hot tub, sauna, spa, steam room, 5 bars, casino, cinema, dance club, library, dry-cleaning, laundry facilities, laundry service, Internet terminal, library
  Smoking allowed: No
  Elevators available: Yes


Travel Details
  Start of Program:
This program begins on Day 3 in Singapore at 7:00 p.m. at Orientation at the program hotel. You will be staying at Ibis Singapore on Bencoolen that night.
  End of Program:
This program ends on Day 16 following breakfast and disembarkation from the ship. You will be staying at Crystal Symphony the night before.
  Required documents:
The Road Scholar Health & Safety Form is required. **IMPORTANT INFORMATION** All participants MUST register online with Crystal Cruises. To register go to checkin.crystalcruises.com to access the Priority Check-in and Planning Center. To log in, you need type in your first/last names as they appear on your passport and your booking number (which appears on your cruise confirmation or can be obtained from Road Scholar). You will need to enter your contact and passport information in order to register. Once registered you will be able to book excursions and on-board activities (such as specialty dining, spa appointments, etc). If you did not recieve a booking number, please call us at 1.866.359.5966. For more information on using the Priority Check-in & Planning Center please see the attachment at the end of this booklet. Proof of citizenship is required for ALL guests.
  Parking availability:
Driving to program site is not possible.
Transportation (For Independent Travelers)
To Start of Program
  Location:  Singapore
  Transportation to site: Transfers will be provided from Singapore Changi Airport (SIN) to the program hotel for all participants who arrange their air travel through Road Scholar, and are arriving on Day 3 of the program. There will be one designated group transfer, which Program Only Participants (POPS) may join if the flight times coincide with your arrival flights. The group transfer time will be confirmed in your final program materials sent approximately 5 weeks prior to the program. Participants who are arranging their own flights should arrive in Bangkok no later than 5:00 pm.
  From End of Program
  Location:  At Sea
  Transportation from site: There will be one departure transfer from the port in Benoa to the Airport on the morning of Day 16. Program Only Participants may join this transfer as long as it coincides with your flight departure times. The group transfer time will be confirmed in your final program materials sent approximately 5 weeks prior to the program. Flights may depart at any time on Day 16.
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.


Daily Schedule

Day 1: Depart North America for Singapore
(Friday, January 2)
   
 Depart From: Flights departure North America for Singapore

Day 2: In flight
(Saturday, January 3)
   
 In Transit Overnight: In Transit

Day 3: Singapore / Program Orientation
(Sunday, January 4)
   
 Arrive To: Flights arrive in Singapore.
 Afternoon: Check in at your hotel and take the afternoon to unpack and relax. In the early evening you will meet with your group for introductions, a review of the program itinerary and site orientation.
 Dinner: Welcome dinner at the hotel
   
Accommodations: Ibis Singapore on Bencoolen
Meals Included: Dinner

Day 4: Singapore
(Monday, January 5)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast at the hotel.
 Morning: ROAD SCHOLAR EXCLUSIVE: Depart the hotel with your local specialist guide for an in-depth look at Singapore. At the Asian Civilization Museum, you will get a broad look at the many different pan-Asian cultures and civilizations, and how these cultures have integrated into modern Singapore society. Delve deeper into Singapore culture with a visit to the Chinese Heritage Centre- the first organization in the world to focus on the study of Chinese populations living outside of China. You will continue on with a relaxing cruise along Singapore River, followed up with a visit to a traditional clan house.
 Lunch: Traditional Dim Sum lunch in China Town
 Afternoon: Enjoy some free time in Singapore. Transfer to the port, and embark Crystal Symphony for 12 nights.
 Dinner: Group dinner in the Crystal dining room with a review of the next days activities.
   
Accommodations: Crystal Symphony
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5: At Sea
(Tuesday, January 6)

Note: Days at sea are a mix of group and independent activities.



   
 Breakfast: Breakfast at leisure on board in the Crystal Dining Room (open seating) or the more casual Lido Café. Room Service is also available 24 hours a day.
 Morning: Join your study leader for a morning lecture.
 Lunch: Lunch at the village
 Afternoon: Join your study leader for an afternoon lecture.
 Dinner: Group dinner in the Crystal Dining Room and review of tomorrow's itinerary and options.
   
Accommodations: Crystal Symphony
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: Cruising the Coast of Vietnam / Ho Chi Minh
(Wednesday, January 7)

Note: On days marked "Independent Exploration" you will have the opportunity to choose from a variety of Crystal Shore Adventures. You may log into your account at www.CrystalCruises.com to register for field trips up to 6 months in advance. Alternatively, you may use this time to explore the port on your own.



   
 Breakfast: Breakfast at leisure.
 Morning: Join your study leader for a morning lecture. Symphony will arrive in Ho Chi Minh at 11:00 am.
 Lunch: Lunch at leisure on board the ship in the Crystal Dining Room, the Lido Café, or the Trident Grill.
 Afternoon: INDEPENDENT EXPLORATION: Ho Chi Minh City, known universally and affectionately by residents as Saigon, offer a stimulating insight into Vietnam's eventful past and a glimpse into its hopeful future. Over two decades have passed since American forces left these shores. Since then, Ho Chi Minh City has regained a prosperous air of thriving activity. Rice boats float down the waterways, streets bustle with commerce, scooters speed by and a sense of history fills the air. There are quiet temples to discover, French colonial public buildings to admire and numerous street markets to stroll. Visitors to Ho Chi Minh City can be assured of a friendly and hospitable welcome. Ho Chi Minh City serves as our main gateway to the alluring wonders of Cambodia (Kampuchea).
 Dinner: Group dinner in the Crystal Dining Room and review of tomorrow's itinerary and options.
   
Accommodations: Crystal Symphony
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam / Cu Chi Tunnels
(Thursday, January 8)

Note: Today's shore excursion is included in your program price. Please do not book a Crystal Shore Adventure for today.



   
 Breakfast: Breakfast at leisure
 Morning: ROAD SCHOLAR EXCLUSIVE: This morning, experience the Cu Chi Tunnels - an immense network of connecting underground tunnels located in the Cu Chi district of Ho Chi Minh. The tunnels were used by Viet Cong guerrillas as hiding spots during combat, as well as serving as communication and supply routes, hospitals, food and weapon caches and living quarters for numerous guerrilla fighters. The tunnel systems were of great importance to the Viet Cong in their resistance to American forces, and helped achieve ultimate military success.
 Lunch: Lunch at a local restaurant.
 Afternoon: Return to the ship after lunch.
 Dinner: Group dinner in the Crystal Dining Room and review of tomorrow's itinerary and options.
 Evening: Crystal Symphony will remain in port overnight.
   
Accommodations: Crystal Symphony
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
(Friday, January 9)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast at leisure on board
 Morning: Independent exploration of Ho Chi Minh City continues.
 Lunch: Lunch at leisure on board the ship in the Crystal Dining Room, the Lido Café, or the Trident Grill.
 Afternoon: The ship is scheduled to depart Ho Chi Minh at 3:00 pm. Afternoon is at leisure.
 Dinner: Group dinner in the Crystal Dining Room and review of tomorrow's itinerary and options.
   
Accommodations: Crystal Symphony
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9: Cruising the Coast of Vietnam
(Saturday, January 10)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast at leisure on board in the Crystal Dining Room (open seating) or the more casual Lido Café. Room Service is also available 24 hours a day.
 Morning: Join your study leader for a morning lecture.
 Lunch: Lunch at leisure on board the ship.
 Afternoon: Afternoon at leisure to enjoy the on board amenities and activities.
 Dinner: Group dinner in the Crystal Dining Room and review of tomorrow's itinerary and options.
   
Accommodations: Crystal Symphony
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10: Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
(Sunday, January 11)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast at leisure on board in the Crystal Dining Room (open seating) or the more casual Lido Café. Room Service is also available 24 hours a day.
 Morning: INDEPENDENT EXPLORATION: Kota Kinabalu , commonly known as KK, faces the South China Sea on the northwest coast of Borneo. As the state of Sabah’s capital, it is a sprawling and busy city. Situated between the Tunku Abdul Rahman National Park and Mount Kinabalu, it is a place for snorkeling, hiking and simply watching the ebb and flow of nature. For people watching, there is the KK Waterfront, where a variety restaurants, pubs and cafes vie for the traveler’s time and interest. Shopping opportunities abound, with numerous malls offering slick and modern places to make that perfect purchase or two, and the Kota Kinabalu Handicraft Market, formerly known as the Filipino Market, and weekly Gaya Street Market hawking everything from ethnic souvenirs to traditional foods.
 Lunch: Lunch at leisure on board the ship. Some Crystal shore excursions may include lunch.
 Afternoon: Continue independent exploration of Kota Kinabalu
 Dinner: Group dinner in the Crystal Dining Room and review of tomorrow's itinerary and options.
   
Accommodations: Crystal Symphony
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11: Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei
(Monday, January 12)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast at leisure on board.
 Morning: INDEPENDENT EXPLORATION: In 1929, the country of Brunei on the island of Borneo struck it rich when oil was discovered. But this little country has always been rich in beauty and history. Bordering the South China Sea, Brunei has a long, lovely coast. Jungles come down to meet the water, mists often envelop treetops, and waterfalls plunge from verdant cliffs. In cities like Bandar Seri Begawan, graceful arcades with spade-shaped arches open onto wide plazas, and intricately-tiled pathways lead to ornate mosques with gold-capped turrets. While its mosques and beaches are peaceful, Brunei's history has been a little more turbulent. Over the centuries, its land has been relinquished in odd bits and pieces to neighboring countries, creating a current border in the shape of an inverted U. To travel between the east and the west, in other words, you must cross into Sarawak then leave it again when reentering Brunei on the other side. The Sultan's lines of power have expanded and contracted over the years, too. Today, Brunei is a peaceful and prosperous constitutional sultanate, with Sultan Sir Hassanal Bolkiah at the royal helm.
 Lunch: Lunch at leisure on board the ship. Some Crystal shore excursions may include lunch.
 Afternoon: Continue independent exploration of Bandar Seri Begawan
 Dinner: Group dinner in the Crystal Dining Room and review of tomorrow's itinerary and options.
   
Accommodations: Crystal Symphony
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 12: Cruising the South China Sea
(Tuesday, January 13)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast at leisure on board.
 Morning: Join your study leader for an expert-led lecture and discussion.
 Lunch: Lunch at leisure on board the ship.
 Afternoon: Afternoon at leisure.
 Dinner: Group dinner in the Crystal Dining Room and review of tomorrow's itinerary and options.
   
Accommodations: Crystal Symphony
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 13: Cruising the Java Sea
(Wednesday, January 14)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast at leisure on board.
 Morning: Join your study leader for an expert-led lecture and discussion.
 Lunch: Lunch at leisure on board the ship.
 Afternoon: Join your study leader for a program wrap-up.
 Dinner: Group dinner in the Crystal Dining Room and review of tomorrow's itinerary and options.
   
Accommodations: Crystal Symphony
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 14: Surabaya, Indonesia
(Thursday, January 15)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast at leisure on board.
 Morning: INDEPENDENT EXPLORATION: After Jakarta, Surabaya is the most populous city in Indonesia, with over 2.7 million people living within the chartered city limits. With such a large number of people comes a frenetic energy bordering on chaos and an eye-opening mix of rich and poor, students and professionals, urban amenities and old traditions. Cultures mix here too. The only synagogue in Indonesia is located in Surabaya, along with the Grand Mosque, the largest mosque in East Java. Cheng Ho Mosque displays Chinese-style architecture, while a Soviet-built submarine is preserved as a monument. Most important to the locals, perhaps, is the city’s connection to Indonesian independence, as it was here in “the city of heroes” that the battle for liberation began.
 Lunch: Lunch at leisure on board the ship. Some Crystal shore excursions may include lunch.
 Afternoon: Independent exploration continues.
 Dinner: Group dinner in the Crystal Dining Room and review of tomorrow's itinerary and options.
   
Accommodations: Crystal Symphony
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 15: Bali (Port of Benoa), Indonesia
(Friday, January 16)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast at leisure on board.
 Morning: INDEPENDENT EXPLORATION: Bali is so beautiful that the natives believe heaven will be just like home, and touring this island paradise, it's easy to see why. Here are mysterious volcanic lakes and jungle-shrouded volcanoes, wondrous ancient temples, fabulously creative painters and wood-carvers, and the legendary dancers who re-enact the stories of their Hindu deities.
 Lunch: Lunch at leisure on board the ship. Some Crystal shore excursions may include lunch.
 Afternoon: Independent exploration continues.
 Dinner: Farewell Dinner on board the ship
   
Accommodations: Crystal Symphony
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 16: Benoa, Indonesia / Departures
(Saturday, January 17)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast on board the ship
 Morning: Flights depart for the U.S.
   
Meals Included: Breakfast

Free Time Opportunities
 
  Bangkok, Thailand A Stroll Through Chinatown
One of the best ways to experience the true flavor of a city is to walk its streets. Discover Bangkok’s Chinatown, one of the most densely populated, richly ethnic neighborhoods in the city. Walk at your own pace through narrow lanes, peer into the doorways of apothecary shops with their medical herbs and natural cures. Take the opportunity to watch fresh Chinese delicacies being prepared and served while the aromatic fragrance of spice and herbs saturates the air. Pay special attention to the “funeral shops,” where they sell paper models of worldly items that ensure the deceased will have the complete comforts of home on the journey to the afterward. Wonder at the intricate architecture of ancient Chinese Temples, perhaps even donating some coins to the temple “burial society,” a charity devoted to recovering the bodies of unfortunate road accident victims.
  Suan Pakkad Palace
Suan Pakkad was built by Prince and Princess Chumbhot of Nakhon Sawan, who moved five traditional Thai houses from Chiang Mai in 1952. The cabbage garden was turned into one of Bangkok’s finest landscaped gardens and is calm in a uniquely Eastern way. The princess was one of the country’s most dedicated art collectors, and the house has been turned into a museum displaying objects such as perfume bottles, betel nut boxes and musical instruments. Antiques including an exquisite Buddha head from Ayutthaya, Khmer statues and European prints of old Siam. Located Prayatahi Road.
  Vimanmek Palace
The Palace is a magnificent, golden, teakwood residence of King Chulalongkorn that houses numerous exhibits, including antiques furniture, glassware, porcelain and many other items of historic interest. Located on Ratchavithee Road.
  Wat Pho
The temple was originally built in the 16th century and covers twenty acres. One of its pavilions houses a 150-feet long reclining Buddha. Wat Pho is also home to Thailand’s most famous school of massage. (See listing). Respectful dress required: Shorts, flipflops and bare shoulders are not permitted inside the temple complex and you should be prepared to take off shoes to enter temples. Open daily 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Admission fee of 20 baht. For additional information, visit www.watpho.com
  Wat Pho Thai Traditional Massage School
In the eastern end of the Wat Pho complex is the country’s most famous school of massage. Appointments are on a first-come, first-served basis, so it is a good idea to start your exploration of Wat Pho here before the line becomes too long. A 60-minute, full body massage costs approximately 300 baht ($8 U.S.) and is done fully dressed. A set of cotton clothing is provided for the 60-minute herbal massage that costs 400 baht ($10 U.S.). For additional information, visit www.watpho.com
  Wat Phra Kaeo
Home of the Emerald Buddha and located within the grounds of the Grand Palace, Wat Phra Kaew is the most sacred and the most beautiful of Thailand’s temples. Open daily 8 a.m.– 4 p.m. Admission 200 baht ($5 U.S.). The dress code is very strict: No shorts, no bare shoulders, no slippers or sandals. For additional information, visit thailandforvisitors.com/north/chiangrai/prakeo/index.html
Important information about your itinerary: Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the information featured on this website. Itineraries are based on our best information at this time. Circumstances beyond our control may require us to adjust itineraries or other details. We regret any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your understanding. Information will be sent to you from your Program Provider approximately three weeks prior to the program start date. 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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