Singapore, Thailand & Angkor Wat

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SEP. 2-15, 2020 From $6,995
Singapore, Kuala Kangsar, Bangkok, Ayutthaya, Siem Reap
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Singapore, Thailand & Angkor Wat

SEP. 2-15, 2020
Singapore, Kuala Kangsar, Bangkok, Ayutthaya, Siem Reap

In modern cities and centuries-old ruins, discover the diversity of Southeast Asia during a 10-night journey to Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia and Cambodia. Explore Singapore’s Malaysian and Chinese roots in traditional neighborhoods, and taste homemade dumplings at a cooking demonstration. Embark on a two-night train journey to Bangkok aboard the elegant Eastern & Oriental Express, which transports you back to the golden age of travel in its cherry-paneled cars. Visit Kuala Kangsar, the royal city of Malaysia’s Sultan of Perak, cruise the Kwai Yai River, and learn about the World War II history of the Thailand-Burma Railway. In Bangkok, visit golden temples and cruise the Thonburi canals for a look at everyday life. Explore the ruins of the ancient capital of Ayutthaya. Fly to Siem Reap, and discover the serene Angkor temples, and cultural shows introduce you to Cambodian music and dance.

Cost: From $6,995
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Activity Level: Moderate
Faster pace, substantial distances covered, long walks, city walking tours over uneven walking surfaces and stair climbing.

UCLA Faculty on Tour

George Dutton
Department of Asian Languages & Cultures
George Dutton is Director of the UCLA Center for Southeast Asian Studies and Professor in the Department of Asian Languages and Cultures where he is a specialist in Vietnamese history. He trained more broadly as a Southeast Asianist after falling in love with the region as an undergraduate exchange student at the National University of Singapore. He has been visiting and conducting research across Southeast Asia since 1987. At UCLA he teaches courses on all aspects of Southeast Asia from literature and religion to ethnicity and colonialism. He is co-editor of the definitive volume on Vietnamese historical texts, Sources of Vietnamese Tradition. He is also the author of two books on early modern Vietnamese history, The Tay Son Uprising: Society and Rebellion in Eighteenth-Century Vietnam (Hawaii Press, 2006) and A Vietnamese Moses Philiphê Bỉnh and the Geographies of Early Modern Catholicism (UC Press, 2016).

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UCLA Alumni Association
Attn: Alumni Travel
James West Alumni Center
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1397

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