On this expedition, we will stay in some of the world's finest accommodations. Each one has been chosen for its fine amenities and prime location. In remote areas where choices are limited, we have selected the very best available accommodation to ensure your comfort. Below are several of the accommodations featured on this expedition.
Inle Lake, Myanmar
Set on serene Inle Lake, Aureum Palace is ideally located to watch daily life unfold among stilted houses and floating gardens. Friendly Burmese hospitality infuses with traditional architecture and design throughout the property. Spacious villas hug the edge of the lake creating an undisturbed retreat for the reflective traveler. Wooden floors, four-poster beds, and small touches like fresh flowers complement the elegant design. Private terraces allow for beautiful views of the tranquil waters and captivating sunsets.
Set on the banks of Udaipur’s majestic Lake Pichola and standing witness to the historic City Palace, the Oberoi Udaivilas captures all the romance and splendor of a bygone era of grandeur. Inspired by the distinctive architectural traditions of Rajasthani palaces, the Oberoi Udaivilas features rambling courtyards, splendid fountains, verdant gardens, and serene reflecting pools. Interiors -- including guests’ rooms -- are embellished with decorative domes, hand-painted frescoes, intricate mirrorwork, and beautifully crafted artifacts.
Nestled in the hills outside Paro, Zhiwa Ling Hotel, a National Geographic Unique Lodge of the World is an architectural gem that unites Bhutanese culture and heritage with 21st-century comforts. In the spirit of Bhutan’s Buddhist tradition, guests can join monks at the Meditation House, experience the tranquility of the Tea House, and enjoy a yoga session looking out at the legendary Tiger’s Nest Temple.