Senior Tours Canada Summer & Fall 2015 – Volume 3 by Senior Tours Canada

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tentative itinerary for pearl of the orient day 1 depart we fly to singapore via hong kong day 2 singapore we arrive and transfer to our hotel afternoon at leisure this evening a trishaw bicycle rikshaw will take us for an exciting ride through the indian quarter day 3 singapore we begin with a visit to singapore s fascinating colonial district before proceeding to chinatown to stroll the charming streets lined with vendors stalls and tiny shops we pass princess elizabeth walk and victoria memorial hall en route to mount faber where we enjoy a panoramic view of the harbour we finish at the singapore botanical gardens and its renowned national orchid nursery afternoon at leisure day 4 singapore we travel to the beautiful tranquil island of sentosa where we visit the famous underwater world and dolphin lagoon later we take a spectacular cable car ride from sentosa island to mt faber day 5 bali we fly to bali and transfer to our hotel this evening we will enjoy the spectacular sunset at jimbaran bay followed by dinner at a local restaurant day 6 bali we drive to balinese house in the old village of penglipuran the old architecture here is uniquely balinese and every home retains it s original detail then we proceed to the still active batur vulcan volcano and to beautiful lake batur bali’s largest lake lunch will be in a local restaurant with stunning views we continue to tampak siring famous for its holy spring water and its 16th century temple surrounded by lush tropical foliage on the way back to the hotel we see the beautiful rice terrace known as tegallalang day 7 bali at leisure to enjoy our resort and beach day 8 yogyakarta we fly to yogyakarta upon arrival we drive to prambanan an outstanding 9th century hindu temple complex whose sculptural detail is some of the finest hindu art found anywhere here we also enjoy a traditional becak ride while visiting the sultans palace water castle bird market and fascinating batik and silver factories day 9 borobudur we drive to borobudur for a special sunrise viewing at borobudur temple one of the world s architectural masterpieces and a unesco world heritage site this 8th century temple was abandoned and hidden under layers of volcanic ash until it was rediscovered and restored in the last century the massive stupa is covered with thousands of carved panels and exquisite buddha statues dinner tonight will include an open-air performance of ramayana a spectacular dance featuring uniquely beautiful costumes day 10 bandung we fly to bandung indonesia`s second largest city and begin our tour with a visit of the asia africa museum we will stroll through the busy local market then continue to a sundanese village to learn about their culture and enjoy a performance of an “angklung” bamboo orchestra and classical sundanese dance day 11 volcanic crater hot springs jakarta a scenic drive through a hilly plantation area takes us to tangkuban perahu volcanic crater we enjoy the view then continue to ciater hot spring resort a beautiful park with streams and pools heated by the surrounding volcanos we continue to jakarta indonesia`s capital and largest city day 12 jakarta bali our city tour starts at the national museum then we see the landmark national monument and the city’s old harbour first used by the dutch and portuguese this afternoon we fly back to bali and transfer to our hotel day 13 bali at leisure a day at leisure to enjoy the beach local culture and hotel facilities day 14 ubud bali morning at leisure this afternoon we drive to ubud bali`s cultural center which has inspired international artists for over 100 years we will visit the studios and galleries of some of bali`s greatest painters this evening we enjoy the unusual monkey dance which features up to 100 men swaying and chanting to hypnotic music in the re-telling of an ancient tale of love day 15 bali a day at leisure in beautiful bali day 16 bali hong kong a free morning in bali later we fly to hong kong day 17 hong kong we drive through the central district then on to the famous fishing village of aberdeen for a boat ride on a typical sampan to see how the river people live we then proceed to picturesque repulse bay before our cable car ride to victoria peak with its amazing view of the city mountains and islands after lunch at the peak an afternoon at leisure this evening is our farewell dinner day 18 hong kong home morning at leisure later we transfer to the airport and fly home 31.