Southeast Asia Experience

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  • Group Tour
  • Starting Price: $6,750
  • Length: 12 days
  • Operator: Travcoa
  • 866-591-0260
    Destinations: South and Southeast Asia, Myanmar, Thailand
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Tour Description

Travel in style through the heartland of Southeast Asia. Hop aboard the opulent Eastern and Oriental Express in elegant Singapore and make your way north to vibrant Bangkok. Explore the temples, markets and palaces of Thailand’s pulsating capital-and take a scenic cruise on the Chao Phraya River. Then it’s off to Myanmar, a little-visited land of golden temples and splendid natural beauty. Visit the gilded Shwedagon Pagoda and explore lively Scott market. In Mandalay-the cultural capital of the country-board your luxurious ship, The Road to Mandalay. Spend the next three nights on board, cruising the Ayerwaddy River on the way to the plains of Bagan, home to hundreds of sacred temples.

Special Note: in order to accommodate the schedules of both the Eastern Oriental Express as well as the ms Road to Mandalay, this Independent Journey is only available select dates in October and November, 2011.

  • Experience a fascinating train journey between Singapore and Bangkok on the luxurious Eastern Oriental Express
  • Enjoy three nights aboard the luxury river cruiserRoad to Mandalay, with extraordinary service, gourmet dining and onboard historians

Itinerary

DAY 1

Singapore

Upon arrival you will be met at the airport and taken to your accommodations to refresh and relax.

InterContinental Hotel, Singapore

DAYS 2 & 3

Eastern Oriental Express

On Day 2 you will be driven to the train station to board the Eastern Oriental Express in the late morning. Your adventure by luxury rail takes you from Singapore to Bangkok and recaptures the golden age of rail travel through one of Asia’s most beautiful regions.(3B, 2L, 2D)

Eastern Oriental Express

DAYS 4 & 5

Bangkok, Thailand

On Day 4 arrive at the River Kwai Bridge Station. After disembarking, take a cruise along the picturesque Kwai Yai River, which passes under the infamous bridge. Enjoy a half-day tour of Bangkok along with a visit to the enchanting Wat Arun, also known as the “Temple of Dawn,” and take a long-tail motorboat cruise on the Chao Phraya River. Then see the Grand Palace, Emerald Buddha, Royal Funeral Hall, Royal Coronation Hall and Wat Po Temple.(2B)

Banyan Tree Hotel, Bangkok

DAYS 6 & 7

Yangon, Myanmar

Enjoy a full-day sightseeing tour of Yangon, a unique blend of old English colonial buildings, wide tree-lined streets, sparkling lakes, verdant parks and gilded shrines. Highlights include the Schwedagon Pagoda, the octagonal Sule Pagoda, the National Museum and bustling Bogyoke Market. (2B)

The Governor Residence, Yangon

DAYS 8 - 10

Irrawaddy River Cruise Bagan

Fly from Yangon to Mandalay where you will board the MS Road to Mandalay. The ship will cruise gently along the Irrawaddy River, lined with ancient palaces and pagodas. On Day 10, arrive in Bagan and enjoy a guided tour of the area to see the most important temples.(3B, 3L, 3D)

ms Road to Mandalay

DAYS 11 & 12

Yangon Depart for Home

Disembark the ship in Bagan and then fly to Yangon to begin your trip home. Stay in Yangon for the final night of your Burmese adventure. The following day you will be transferred to the airport for your flight home or on to your next destination.(2B)

The Governor Residence, Yangon

Departures

Pricing Information

November 15, 2011

From $6,750.00 per person double occupancy.

From $865.00 single room supplement.

December 31, 2011

From $6,650.00 per person double occupancy.

From $775.00 single room supplement.

Journey Includes

  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary
  • All transfers and fully guided daily sightseeing provided by a private deluxe A/C vehicle
  • Local English-speaking guide for sightseeing in each city
  • Entrance fees per final scheduled itinerary
  • Airport porterage, where available (2 bags per person)
  • Local taxes
  • TravcoAssist (Medical Travel Assistance Plan)

All prices are in US dollars and do not include international airfare, unless otherwise noted.

Prices displayed are based on the lowest season base price and assume double occupancy. Prices are shown in U.S. dollars and may or may not include administrative fees, taxes, meals, airfare (where applicable) and Single Supplements. Cancellation penalties, blackout dates and other restrictions may apply.

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