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SOUTHEAST ASIA ON A SHOESTRING

21 Days, Bangkok to Singapore
SOUTHEAST ASIA ON A SHOESTRING

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Feast on a Nyonya delicacy in Melaka or delicious street food in Singapore as you hit the highlights of Southeast Asia. With other travellers your own age, you'll read more...

IS THIS Yolo TRIP FOR ME ? YES ! IF YOU...
    • Are young at heart
    • Prefer fast-paced and budget-friendly trips
    • Want to have meaningful encounters with local people
    • Love making new friends
What's Included
  • Overseas Medical Insurance for the duration of the tour (Sum of US$ 2,50,000 covered).
  • 20 Nights accommodation with breakfast ( Simple hotels (13 nts), basic bungalows (2 nts), basic hilltribe huts (2 nts, multi-share), sleeper trains (3 nts))
  • 9 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners.
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  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities (Local bus, train, walking, river raft, ferry).
  • Hilltribe trek.
  • Bamboo rafting.
  • Orientation walk in Penang.
  • Full-day snorkelling excursion. (destination depends on season)
  • Free time on Thailand's beautiful beaches.
  • Two street food crawls.
  • Services of Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout the tour.
VERY IMPORTANT
Please ensure that you print a final copy of your trip details provided by Cox & Kings as pdf format.
Important Notes
We recommend you to have a meal budget of USD 425-550 for food and drinks which are not included in the programme.
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Itinerary
Day 1 Arrive Bangkok
Day 2 Bangkok/Chiang Mai
Day 3 Chiang Mai
Day 4 Chiang Mai/Ban Mae Jok
Day 5 Ban Mae Jok/Pa Khao Lam
Day 6 Pa Khao Lam/Chiang Mai
Day 7 Chiang Mai/Bangkok
Day 8 Bangkok
Day 9 Bangkok/Surat Thani
Day 10 Surat Thani/Krabi
Day 11 Krabi
Day 12 Krabi
Day 13 Krabi/George Town
Day 14 George Town
Day 15 George Town/Cameron Highlands
Day 16 Cameron Highlands
Day 17 Cameron Highlands/Kuala Lumpur
Day 18 Kuala Lumpur
Day 19 Kuala Lumpur/Melaka
Day 20 Melaka/Singapore
Day 21 Depart Singapore
Departures
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  • Start
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  • Sat, 28 Oct '17
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  • Sun, 30 Dec '18
  • Sat, 15 Dec '18
  • Fri, 04 Jan '19
TRIP SPECIFIC SAFETY

Cox & Kings takes all reasonable measures to ensure your safety and enjoyment while travelling with us. The aim of this document is to give you an insight into ways you may further enhance your own personal safety while abroad.

Places Visited
  • Bangkok
  • On Board The Train
  • Chiang Mai
  • Ban Mae Jok
  • Pa Khao Lam
  • Krabi
  • George Town
  • Cameron Highlands
  • Kuala Lumpur
  • Melaka
  • Singapore
  • DAY 1 Arrive Bangkok

    Arrive in Bangkok at any time.
    Today is arrival day, so there are no activities planned. Enjoy free time to relax, explore the city, and adjust to the frantic pace and humid heat of Bangkok.
    After your meeting, head out for an optional dinner to get to know your CEO and fellow group members better.
    Please arrive at our start point hotel before 18:00 for an important group meeting where you will meet your Chief Experience Office (CEO) and the other group members. Please look for a sign on the hotel's notice board for the time and location of your group meeting. (None (Meals on your own))

  • DAY 2 Bangkok/Chiang Mai

    Opt to visit Wat Po and the Grand Palace, or check out the city's klongs by boat. Board an overnight train to Chiang Mai (potential for alternative transport during monsoon season, depending on conditions). Enjoy one of two street food crawls with the group and CEO while in Chiang Mai.
    Free Time
    Bangkok Full Day
    Get out and explore bustling Bangkok!
    Street Food Crawl
    Evening
    Bring your appetite and your wallet. The CEO will bring the group to the best spots to eat and teach everyone about the local street food. Yum!
     
     
    Grand Palace Visit
    Bangkok
    Visit the King's official residence (made up of many buildings, halls, lawns, gardens, and courtyards) on the banks of the Chao Phraya River. See the Temple of the Emerald Buddha and the Phra Maha Monthien Buildings.
    Klong Riverboat Tour
    Bangkok
    Travel by longtail boat on the busy Chao Phraya River. Go through the smaller klongs (canals) to see skyscrapers, temples, and shops in the distance, and the densely populated waterfront settlements up close. (Breakfast)

  • DAY 3 Chiang Mai

    Opt to visit Doi Suthep temple, comb the night markets for souvenirs, or participate in a Thai cooking class.
    Free Time
    Chiang Mai Full Day
    Get out and explore this bustling city in northern Thailand.
     
    Yoga Class
    Stretch and hold poses in this gentle but effective form of exercise.
    Massage (Southeast Asia)
    Lie back and soothe aching travel muscles with a famous local massage. Affordable and amazing -- don't miss out!
    Doi Suthep Temple Visit
    Doi Suthep
    Visit Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, a golden Buddhist temple outside of Chiang Mai on the Mt Doi Suthep. Climb 300 steps to reach the temple and be rewarded with an unforgettable view. Admire the many Buddhist relics at this sacred temple and visit the white elephant shrine. Legend has it that the location of the temple was chosen after a white elephant carried a relic to the mountain and trumpeted three times before dying on the spot. Also, with a little luck, you may witness the chanting of the monks.
    Cooking Class
    Chiang Mai
    Pick out the best ingredients at a local market, and learn how to make delicious Thai dis (None (Meals on your own))

  • DAY 4 Chiang Mai/Ban Mae Jok

    Trek through rugged forests and experience the wonderful diversity of this region: each village has its own language, belief system, style of dress, and traditions. Drive from Chiang Mai to Mae Malai village, where the trek will begin. After a few hours of hiking, reach the first village.

    We might have time to visit a local market before stopping for lunch and starting our trek.

    Tucked away in the hills of northern Thailand is where the most colourful and unchanged traditional communities can be found. Trek through forests and rural terrains to visit some of these diverse hilltribe villages; often, each will have their own unique language, clothing style, and belief system that differs significantly from those of neighbouring tribes. You are well looked after by your local guides, who take the responsibility of preparing all meals and carrying food supplies.

    Pickup truck
    Chiang Mai - Ban Mae Malai1h
    Hop into the back and ride along to the next destination.

    Hilltribe Trek Day 1
    Mae Taeng - Ban Mae Jok
    Hit the road in an open pickup truck for Mae Malai where there is time to visit a local market to purchase food and snacks. Start the trek through forests and rugged terrain to Baan Mae Jok, a Karen village. (Dinner,Lunch,Breakfast)

  • DAY 5 Ban Mae Jok/Pa Khao Lam

    Trek 2-3 hrs and, after lunch, head to a Karen village to learn about traditional basket weaving and scarf-making. Continue trekking another few hours to the next village for the night.

    You will also have the chance to fish at Mae Tang River using local tools; learn how to construct a bamboo raft.

    Hilltribe Trek Day 2
    Ban Mae Jok - Pa Khao Lam
    After breakfast, trek 3.5-4 hrs to reach the lunch stop. Take in the beautiful scenery along the way. Enjoy lunch before carrying on another hour or so to the Karen village of Ban Pa Khao Lam. (Dinner,Lunch,Breakfast)

  • DAY 6 Pa Khao Lam/Chiang Mai

    After breakfast, leave the village by bamboo raft, stopping at other villages along the way. Meet the van after lunch and head back to Chiang Mai for some free time to explore.

    Bamboo Rafting to Lahu Village
    Pa Khao Lam - Lahu Village
    Board the traditional bamboo raft for a leisurely ride down the Mae Tang River. Reach the Lahu hill tribe village near Ban Pong Ngan. Enjoy a visit with the locals here and learn about the life and unique culture of the Lahu tribe.

    Lahu Village Visit
    Lahu Village
    Take a bamboo raft down the Mae Tan River for one hour journey to a Lahu village to witness a lifestyle that dates hundreds of years.

    Bamboo Rafting to Shan Village
    Lahu Village - Ban Sop Gai
    Board a traditional bamboo raft for and enjoy a ride through some small rapids on the Mae Tang River.

    Pickup truck
    Ban Sop Gai - Chiang Mai 1h30m-2h
    Hop into the back and ride along to the next destination.

    Free Time
    Chiang Mai Evening
    Check out more of Chiang Mai. (Breakfast,Lunch)

  • DAY 7 Chiang Mai/Bangkok

    Opt to go shopping, enjoy a Thai massage, or explore Chiang Mai's many temples.

    Free Time
    Chiang Mai Full Day
    Enjoy a final day to check out Chiang Mai.

    Optional Activities
    Massage (Southeast Asia)

    Lie back and soothe aching travel muscles with a famous local massage. Affordable and amazing -- don't miss out!

    Chiang Mai City Tour
    Chiang Mai
    Enjoy a tour of spectacular Chiang Mai, a delightful city surrounded by rolling hills and filled with impressive architecture. Explore the great cafes, shops and accommodations of the old city; an important Buddhist centre since the 14th century, it ishome to more than 300 temples. Many visitors come here to attend meditation retreats, massage classes or yoga lessons.

    Chiang Mai Cycling Tour
    Chiang Mai
    Meander through the old city of Chiang Mai on bike.

    Doi Suthep Temple Visit
    Doi Suthep
    Visit Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, a golden Buddhist temple outside of Chiang Mai on the Mt Doi Suthep. Climb 300 steps to reach the temple and be rewarded with an unforgettable view. Admire the many Buddhist relics at this sacred temple and visit the white elephant shrine. Legend has it that the location of the temple was chosen after a white elephant carried a relic to the mountain and trumpeted three times before dying on the spot. Also,
    with a little luck, you may witness the chanting of the monks.

    Cooking Class
    Chiang Mai
    Pick out the best ingredients at a local market, and learn how to make delicious Thai dishes. (Breakfast)

  • DAY 8 Bangkok

    Get out and explore this fantastic city where there is endless sightseeing to be done.

    Free Time
    Bangkok Full Day
    Get out and explore bustling Bangkok.

    Optional Activities
    Massage (Southeast Asia
    )
    Lie back and soothe aching travel muscles with a famous local massage. Affordable and amazing -- don't miss out!

    Grand Palace Visit
    Bangkok
    Visit the King's official residence (made up of many buildings, halls, lawns, gardens, and courtyards) on the banks of the Chao Phraya River. See the Temple of the Emerald Buddha and the Phra Maha Monthien Buildings.

    Jim Thompson's House Visit
    Bangkok
    Tour the Jim Thompson House, a Bangkok museum that was once the home of American businessman Jim Thompson, the "Legendary American of Thailand." See his collection of Buddhist and secular art, amassed while building his silk company.

    National Museum Visit
    Bangkok
    See Thai artifacts on display from the Dvaravati, Srivijaya, Sukhothai and Ayutthaya periods as well as other Southeast Asian collections.

    Klong Riverboat Tour
    Bangkok
    Travel by longtail boat on the busy Chao Phraya River. Go through the smaller klongs (canals) to see skyscrapers, temples, and shops in the distance, and the densely populated waterfront settlements up close.

    Wat Po Guided Tour
    Bangkok
    Immerse yourself in Thai Buddhist culture and visit the famous giant 46m (151ft) reclining Buddha, covered in gold leaf. Relax with a traditional Thai massage at the country's leading school of massage at Wat Po.

    Optional Welcome Meeting for Travellers on Combos
    You may be a seasoned pro at group travel by now, but there will likely be some new travellers joining the group. Sit in on the welcome meeting to meet the newest members of the group and learn about the next leg of your tour. (None (Meals on your own))

  • DAY 9 Bangkok/Surat Thani

    Enjoy a street food crawl with the group and CEO either today or another day on tour. Option to visit Wat Po, the Grand Palace and Bangkok's many markets.

    Opt to visit Wat Po, home of the giant reclining Buddha, or arrange a longtail boat to explore the canals of Bangkok. Enjoy some free time ahead of boarding the sleeper train to Surat Thani, the gateway to the south.

    Free Time
    Bangkok Full Day
    Get out and explore Thailand's capital city.

    Street Food Crawl
    Evening
    Bring your appetite and your wallet. The CEO will bring the group to the best spots to eat and teach everyone about the local street food. Yum!

    Optional Activities
    Wat Po Visit

    Bangkok
    This temple is known for its reclining Buddha whose feet are covered with mother-of-pearl engravings of Buddhist symbols. Explore the large grounds and other compounds to see other Buddha figures, murals and the chedis that contain the ashes of Buddha. This is also the birthplace of traditional Thai massage.

    Grand Palace Visit
    Bangkok
    Visit the King's official residence (made up of many buildings, halls, lawns, gardens, and courtyards) on the banks of the Chao Phraya River. See the Temple of the Emerald Buddha and the Phra Maha Monthien Buildings.

    Klong Riverboat Tour
    Bangkok
    Travel by longtail boat on the busy Chao Phraya River. Go through the smaller klongs (canals) to see skyscrapers, temples, and shops in the distance, and the densely populated waterfront settlements up close. (Breakfast)

  • DAY 10 Surat Thani/Krabi

    Transfer to Krabi and enjoy a few days on the beach on the Andaman Sea.

    Private Vehicle
    Surat Thani - Krabi 3h Morning
    Stretch out and scan the scenery from the comfort of a private vehicle.

    Free Time
    Krabi Afternoon
    Head to the beach to splash around in the waves or relax in the sand. (None (Meals on your own))

  • DAY 11 Krabi

    Enjoy a full-day snorkelling trip to Koh Phi Phi.

    Phi Phi Island Tour
    Ko Phi Phi Full Day
    Visit Ko Phi Phi and admire the scenery -- "The Beach" was filmed here. Get to know the local marine life while snorkelling and cruise by the amazing Viking Cave.. (Lunch,Breakfast)

  • DAY 12 Krabi

    Take advantage of a free day to do everything or nothing at all.

    Free Time
    Krabi
    Do as much or as little as you'd like today - relax to your heart's content or get out and explore the surroundings.

     
    Kayaking
    Krabi
    Explore the stunning landscape of Krabi by kayak, a great way to see the caves and wildlife in the area.

    Cooking Class
    Krabi
    Learn to make some tasty Thai dishes in a local cooking class.

    Rock Climbing
    Ao Nang
    Scale spectacular coastal cliffs at local world-class rock climbing destinations like Railay peninsula. Get your blood pumping with this total body workout and be rewarded with stunning views. (Breakfast)

  • DAY 13 Krabi/George Town

    Cross the border into Malaysia and on to Penang, the "Pearl of the Orient".

    Private Vehicle
    Krabi - George Town 10h
    Stretch out and scan the scenery from the comfort of a private vehicle.

    Border Crossing (Thailand - Malaysia)
    Satun - Kangar
    Ready for a little more ink in your passport? Grab your bags and get ready to check another country off your bucket list. (Breakfast)

  • DAY 14 George Town

    Full day in Penang.

    Free Time
    George Town Full Day
    Get in touch with nature at a butterfly reserve or walk around a museum and learn more about the history of Malaysia.

    Optional Activities
    Butterfly Farm Visit

    George Town
    This two-acre farm just outside of Georgetown has more than 4,000 butterflies – about 120 species – living freely amongst the tropical flowers under a glass dome. See the yellow birdwing or the Rajah Brooke’s birdwing. The farm is also a research and education centre.

    Penang Peranakan Museum Visit
    George Town
    Learn about the Peranakans (also known as the Babas and Nyonyas), the Chinese community that made their home in the Straits Settlements and developed unique customs that incorporated Malay and British influences in their cuisine and language. Tour the museum, a recreated home of a rich Baba, to see displays of more than 1,000 antique pieces and architectural design – of special note is the staircase, dining room, and parlour.

    Penang Hill Visit
    George Town
    Visit this colonial hill station for a great escape from the city’s heat and beautiful views of Georgetown from one of its seven hills. The highest is Western Hill, which stands at 833m (2,723ft) above sea level. Discover tropical plants, like the carnivorous pitcher plant, and catch a glimpse of the dusky leaf monkeys or the greater racket-tailed drongo, which is a local bird.

    Khoo Kongsi Visit
    George Town
    Visit one of the grandest clan houses in Malaysia, built by the Chinese Khoo Kongsi clan more than 100 years ago it operated much like a self-governing village. As a sign of wealth, the house was built in an ornate fashion with elaborate Chinese architecture.

    Indian Street Visit
    George Town
    Enjoy a visit to charming Little India, which consists of three streets: Lebuh Chulia, Lebuh Queen, and Jalan Pasar. Purchase colourful Indian fashion, eat spicy food, and listen to beautiful Indian melodies for a taste of India in Malaysia.

    Clan Jetties Excursion
    George Town
    Experience real-life history visiting the clan jetties. More than 100 years ago, the Chinese community started building stilt houses along the waterfront, clustered into clan villages that still exist today. Most of these houses are in the Chew Jetty area.

    Kek Lok Si Temple Visit
    George Town
    This three-tiered hilltop Buddhist temple, the country’s largest, is affectionately known as the Temple of Supreme Bliss. Its main attraction is the Ten Thousand Buddhas Pagoda, and the pavilion of the Four Heavenly Kings – each said to control a compass point. An enormous statue of the Goddess of Mercy is found on the hilltop as well as more gardens and temples. (None (Meals on your own))

  • DAY 15 George Town/Cameron Highlands

    Walk around town and opt to take a tour of the highlands. Be sure to have afternoon tea here in this tea plantation-rich area.

    Board a private bus and head for the hills! Enjoy the view from the lowlands through to mountainous terrain.

    Private Vehicle
    George Town - Cameron Highlands 6h
    Stretch out and scan the scenery from the comfort of a private vehicle.

    Orientation Walk
    Enjoy a brief walk with the CEO, designed to orient you with useful places in new destinations like supermarkets, main squares, and ATMs. For more specific or in depth destination information, an official guided tour is recommended. (None (Meals on your own))

  • DAY 16 Cameron Highlands

    Full day in Cameron Highlands. Take a walk along one of the many well marked trails, visit the tea plantations or just relax and enjoy the cooler temperatures!

    Free Time
    Cameron Highlands Full Day
    Use free time to enjoy and explore this mountainous region.

    Optional Activities
    Butterfly Farm Visit

    Cameron Highlands
    Enjoy beautiful live butterflies and other exotic wildlife at this charming butterfly farm. Learn more about the balance within the biodiversity of flora in Malaysia during the visit.

    Rainforest Expedition
    Cameron Highlands
    Enjoy exotic flora and fauna during the Rainforest Expedition, which includes seeing the Rafflesia, the world's largest flower (depending on season). Also, visit an aboriginal village and see a blow pipe hunting demonstration. Go on a 1-2 hr jungle trek. Enjoy a waterfall swim and visits to a tea plantation and a reptile farm. (None (Meals on your own))

  • DAY 17 Cameron Highlands/Kuala Lumpur

    Enjoy ample time to see the city's impressive architecture and experience the fascinating cultural mix that gives this city such a uniquely cosmopolitan feel.

    Local bus
    Cameron Highlands - Kuala Lumpur 3h-4h205km
    Climb aboard, grab a seat, and enjoy the ride.

    Opt to take a city tour, visit the famous Petronas Towers or check out the Islamic Arts Museum.

    Free Time
    Kuala Lumpur
    Get out and explore bustling Kuala Lumpur.

    Optional Activities
    Petronas Towers Visit

    Kuala Lumpur
    Take in breathtaking views of Kuala Lumpur on this visit to the Petronas Towers. Called Malaysia’s jewel, the 88-storey twin structure has the world’s highest two-storey bridge offering a stunning view of the city from 170m (558ft) high.

    Islamic Arts Museum
    Kuala Lumpur
    Tour this museum to see thousands of artifacts and art objects ranging from jewellery and armour to ceramics and ancient Islamic glassware. The museum is home to a number of galleries: Quran and Manuscripts Gallery, Islamic Architecture Gallery, India Gallery, Chinese Gallery, Ancient Malay World Gallery as well as the Ottoman Syrian Room.

    Orang Asli Museum Visit
    Kuala Lumpur
    A heritage museum showing the history and customs of the country’s indigenous peoples, the Orang Asli, through photo displays, maps, clothing, hunting tools, musical instruments and story telling.

    Batu Caves Visit
    Gombak
    This series of 400-million year old limestone caves and cave temples are the most popular Hindu shrines outside India and the focal point of the Thaipusam festival in Malaysia.*-*+ (None (Meals on your own))

  • DAY 18 Kuala Lumpur

    Full day in Kuala Lumpur. Explore the city, head out of town to visit the famous Batu Caves or the Orang Asli Museum.

    Enjoy a full day in Kuala Lumpur to explore. Just outside of town, to the north, are the famous Batu Caves and the Orang Asli Museum. The evening is best spent at the night market sampling the different cuisine, some of the best in South East Asia. Bargain hunt among the stalls of Chinatown's night market and don't forget to visit to the Petronas Towers, the tallest twin towers in the world.

    Opt to visit the Petronas Towers.

    Free Time
    Kuala Lumpur Full Day
    Free time to explore the city or landmarks nearby like the Batu Caves.

    Optional Activities
    Petronas Towers Visit

    Kuala Lumpur
    Take in breathtaking views of Kuala Lumpur on this visit to the Petronas Towers. Called Malaysia’s jewel, the 88-storey twin structure has the world’s highest two-storey bridge offering a stunning view of the city from 170m (558ft) high.

    Orang Asli Museum Visit
    Kuala Lumpur
    A heritage museum showing the history and customs of the country’s indigenous peoples, the Orang Asli, through photo displays, maps, clothing, hunting tools, musical instruments and story telling.

    Batu Caves Visit
    Gombak
    This series of 400-million year old limestone caves and cave temples are the most popular Hindu shrines outside India and the focal point of the Thaipusam festival in Malaysia. (None (Meals on your own))

  • DAY 19 Kuala Lumpur/Melaka

    Visit the old port town of Melaka, wander the narrow streets and absorb the atmosphere of this historically important town. The streets of Chinatown are lined with Peranakan (Straits Chinese) shophouses offering their traditional cuisine, Nyonya. There are temples, churches and mosques, museums and forts to explore.

    Local bus
    Kuala Lumpur - Melaka 3h
    Climb aboard, grab a seat, and enjoy the ride.

    Opt to tour the canals of Melaka by boat.

    Free Time
    Melaka Afternoon
    After arriving in Melaka, spend free time exploring on foot or by boat.

    Optional Activities
    Melaka Boat Tour

    Melaka
    Sit back, relax, and enjoy the rejuvenated riverfront with new muralled buildings and significant historical landmarks and bridges. Float by a traditional Malay village, the Ghost Bridge of Melaka, Kampung Jawa, and the Clock Tower. (None (Meals on your own))

  • DAY 20 Melaka/Singapore

    Border crossing from Malaysia into Singapore.

    In the morning cross the Straits of Johore and onto the island of Singapore.

    Local bus
    Melaka - Singapore 4h-5h
    Climb aboard, grab a seat, and enjoy the ride.

    Border Crossing (Malaysia - Singapore)
    Johor Bahru - Singapore
    Ready for a little more ink in your passport? Grab your bags and get ready to check another country off your bucket list.

    Tonight opt to visit the world famous night safari, take in a harbour cruise around Boat Quay or sample some mouth watering local food at one of the many hawker street stands.

    Wander the streets of Little India and Chinatown for a great way to see the old parts of the city.

    Free time to take a harbour cruise or try mouth-watering street food.

    Free Time
    Singapore Full Day
    Free time to see wildlife on a safari or get a taste of Singapore at some of the many hawker stands.

    Optional Activities
    Night Safari

    Tabin Wildlife Reserve
    A night safari is an excellent way to see wildlife that’s nocturnal, such as the Western Tarsier, the Slow Loris, the Clouded Leopard, Leopard Cat, Palm Civet, Mousedeer, flying lemur and Colugo. Care is taken not to disturb them with high-powered lighting.

    Boat Quay Harbour Tour
    Singapore
    Tour Quay Harbour, once a busy trade port, many of the historic two and three-storey shops and godowns along the riverbank were restored in the 1990s and transformed into bars, retail stores and restaurants. (None (Meals on your own))

  • DAY 21 Depart Singapore

    Depart at any time.

    Departure Day
    Not ready to leave? Your CEO can help with travel arrangements to extend your adventure. (Breakfast)

  • Meal basis

    As per itinerary - B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals

  • TRIP DETAILS

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  1. We recommend you to have a meal budget of USD 425-550 for food and drinks which are not included in the programme.

  2. This programme is operated on a Coach tour. Maximum Group size is 18 passengers, at an average there are 12 passengers travelling on this tour.

  3. Itinerary descriptions are guaranteed with the exception of unforeseen conditions which include, but are not limited to, road closures due to weather, acts of God, safety concerns, changes to highway legal restrictions, and acts by third parties beyond the control of Service Provider.

  4. There is no refund for any non-utilization of any services.

  5. All holiday prices are subject to Govt. Service Tax of 5% payable to Govt of India.

  6. At this point of time no services are confirmed and the same is subject to availability.

  7. Request for an early hotel check in or late checkout is at the discretion of the accommodation unless pre-booked and pre-paid in advance.

  8. All payment to be made strictly by cheque / Demand Draft / Direct bank transfer in favour of 'COX AND KINGS LIMITED'.

  9. Please note that this tour is a combination of other G Adventures tours. As such, the staff and some travel companions on your tour may change on Day 8 or have previously been traveling together with G Adventures, prior to Day 1 of your tour. Likewise, some staff and travel companions may be continuing together on another G Adventures tour, after your trip concludes.

  10. Depending on the lunar cycle, Ramadan 2016Please note that Ramadan is a month of fasting observed by Muslims throughout the world, during which time the followers of Islam should not eat or drink between sunrise and sunset. There may be some limitations to services and disruptions to schedules during Ramadan in Muslim areas, but generally our tours still operate effectively during this period and food is available to non-muslims throughout the day. It is very important to display increased cultural sensitivity during Ramadan. Please wear loose fitting clothes, that cover knees and shoulders, and try to avoid eating, drinking or smoking in public out of respect for those who can't at that time.


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