Doing some yoga during holidays can help you find your inner peace, take care of your soul, and, also importantly, build up new energy for any coming adventures or tasks. Let yourself refresh in the endless green of the mountainous areas, nice beach, and the comfortable atmosphere of the local villages. This arrangement is suitable for everyone and ideal for those who are on vacation after some hard days at work
- Accommodation at 4* & 5* hotels as listed, all good location, sharing twin/double room; Connecting Rooms or Family Suite for Family
- Private transfer by modern AC car (Mercedez, Toyota, Ford)
- Buffet breakfasts at hotel daily
- Lunches & Dinners as described in the program at local restaurants
- Experienced Spanish speaking guide (other languages on request: English, French, Italian, German)
- All entrance fees as described in the program
- Boat trip as program
- Bike renting
- Cooking class
- Train tickets Hanoi – Lao Cai – Hanoi (private 4 soft berths of cabin)
- Mineral water on bus daily: 2 bottle/pax/day
- Internal Tourist insurance (Vietnam)
- Handmade gifts
- Visa fees
- Domestic flights
- Personal expense such as laundry, spa in hotel...
- Optional tours
- Peak tourist season and special event surcharge
- Anything not mentioned in the paragraph "Services Include"
Day 01 Arrival – Bangkok (Dinner on Cruise)
Upon the arrival in the airport, you will meet your tour guide and transfer to the hotel. Check in and relax, get refresh after the long flight and ready for your sweet trip in Thailand. Evening, the guide will pick you up from your hotel for a romantic dinner on cruise. Enjoy your dinner with delicious Thai food while cruising along the Chaopraya River for 2 hours with beautiful night lights and temples view from both sides of the Chaopraya River banks. After finished, return to the hotel and have a nice stay at your hotel.
Overnight in Bangkok
Day 02: Bangkok – Damnoensaduak Floating Market-Chiang Mai (B/L)
Today you will say farewell to Bangkok and start your journey up North. After breakfast, we leave for Damnoen saduak Floating market, passing many villages and Sea Salt Field. Upon arrival at the pier, continue on a long-tailed boat for sight-seeing along the canals, passing the local houses made of wooden and a variety of Thai spirit houses as well as fruit gardens until we will get to the main spot where plenty of paddle boats gather for the market. Enjoy your time for walking and taking some photos. Have lunch with local meals by the bank of canals if your stomach is ready for local foods. Transfer to airport for flight to Chiang Mai where our local guide will pick you up at airport and head to Jirung Health Village. Relax and enjoy your vegan dinner here. Overnight in Chiang Mai.
Day 03- 04: Yoga retreat at Jirung Village (B, L, D)
Melt yourself in peace with Yoga retreat in Jirung Village, absorb in the fresh air, the lush garden, the breathtaking mountainous view. After yoga practice, favor yourself with a relaxing massage or treat your face and your body with some beauty treatments. Even just staying in your lovely Lana style mountaian bungalow or sit lazily with a coffee is enjoyable. The food is great too, so fresh and tasty you would miss it. Overnight in Chiang Mai.
Day 05: Chiang Mai Elephant tour – Patara Farm (B, L)
Today is a sweet day together with your cute friends – elephants, a day with a lot of fun while feeling love and beloved. Have breakfast and move to the Patara Farm. Here, you will see how elephants are treated and how Mahouts help them after a hard life and take care of their big friends all time. Before the training, make registration and get change to the training outfit.
Details for Training session:
By your mahout’s instruction, you learn how to see if an elephant is pregnant, how to tell if he is healthy and how to approach your elephant correctly.
There are some fruits which you get to feed your elephant
How to walk along with your elephant to the river for bathing and playing with them
Make sure he is clean and you’ll be trained to get on the back of the elephant and learn how to use basis commands, riding skills.
At noon: Bare-back riding session.
You will get a chance to bare-back riding to temples and then have a picnic lunch as you ride on an elephant bareback to the waterfall. Take an elephant ride back to the farm for feeding.
Finally, taking photos with your elephant to keep a memorable experience
Transfer back to your hotel and free for dinner.
Overnight in Chiangmai
Meals: Breakfast, lunch
Day 06: Chiang Mai – Luang Prabang (B)
Today is your last day in Chiang Mai. Enjoy a nice breakfast at the village and say farewell to Lana culture before heading to airport for flight to Luang Prabang (Laos). Upon arrival, our Laos guide will welcome you and transfer to Luang prabang old town – a World Heritage site with colonial air mixed with local colors. Evening free for walking around and dinner. Overnight in Luang prabang.
Day 07- Luang Prabang – Nong Khiaw (B, L, D)
Wake up early if you would love to see the Morning Alms which would give you the fantastic opportunity to participate in the daily morning rituals of saffron-clad monks collecting offerings of Alms (often in the form of sticky rice) from the faithful residents. This is a Laos culture highlight that you should not miss.
Today we begin our enjoying drive to the lush green forests and landscape. We cross the River to visit the mysterious of Pak Ou Caves, two linked caves crammed with thousands of gold lacquered Buddha statues of various shapes and sizes left by pilgrims. We will be able to stop off at a few villages and admire the breathtaking limestone karst scenery. Transfer to Nong Khiaw Village. Enjoy a traditional laos dinner in the village and stay overnight in a boutique bungalow with Laos traditional style. We hope to provide you with a good nights quality sleep as close to nature as possible. Overnight in Nong Khiaw.
Day 08: Yoga Retreat in Nong Khiaw (B, L, D)
Nong Khiaw is a sleeping village surrounded by green moutains and spectacular Nam Ou River. The retreat will be held at an outdoor deck high on the bank of the scenic and tranquil Nam Ou River, where you can also have chance to admire a stunning sunset over the virgin rainforest and karst limestone mountains. Inhale the energy of life from nature. Exhale all the stress and despress. Live a pure life here. Lunch and Dinner will be served with spectacular views too. Overnight in Nong Khiaw.
Day 09: Luang Prabang – Hanoi (B)
Morning free at leisure then wave goodbye to Nong Khiaw before heading to Luang prabang airport for your flight to Hanoi (Vietnam). Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 10: Da Nang – Hoian (B)
Morning city tour of Hanoi with Hoan Kiem Lake, Hanoi's Old Quarter, Tran Quoc Pagoda then transfer to airport for flight to Da nang (Vietnam). Upon arrival, our local guide will pick you up and transfer to your beach homestay An Bang, a tranquil homestay beloved by all travelers who have stayed there. Free at leisure on the untouched white sand beach or walk around. Overnight in Hoi An.
Day 11: Hoi An cycling & Cooking class (B)
The guide riding a bicycle picks you up at your hotel, and he is the chef who takes you to Hoi An market to do sightseeing and buy some ingredients for a cooking class later. As you move to Tra Que village by bicycle, complimentary drinks. Then take a short walk around the garden where local farmers grow vegetables.
It's time to enjoy the cooking class, we will find out locals foods here such as Banh Xeo (Vietnamese crepes), Fried Spring rolls..by practicing to cook food and then enjoy your dishes that you've made.
Take a rest for a while and then ride bicycle return to the hotel. Spend your sweet night in Hoi An.
Day 12-13: BEACH Yoga Retreat in An Bang Homestay (B, L, D)
'You would remember the beach yoga in An Bang homestay for ages', said all yoga lovers who have enjoyed a retreat here. Not only the beautiful beach, but also the lush garden and the outdoor deck with roof surrounded by emerald view and pure air will fill your lungs, your body, your soul with a peaceful feeling so precious you would want to inhale everything in. Enjoy a 2 days retreat here. Lunch and dinner will be served with fresh local cuisine that you would love too. Overnight in Hoi An.
Day 14: Hoian – Da Nang departure (B)
Today is the last day in Hoian and last day of this special trip. We hope you have memorable experiences and fill yourself with a new ernegy for life. Home sweet home and welcome back anytime.
Package Price based on US$ per Person
Period Now – 31 Mar 2017
(Christmas, New year, Chinise New Year – surcharge 10%)
3 – 4 pax
5 – 6 pax
7 – 8 pax
9 – 10 pax
Plus Domestic tickets (not included in the price)
Bangkok – Chiang Mai = US$120/pax
Chiang Mai – Luang Prabang by PG = US$255/pax
Luang Prabang – Hanoi by VN Air = US$195/pax
Hanoi – Da Nang by VN Air = US$80/pax