Laos

4-Day Mekong Wellness

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Tour type

Tour Level: Luxury

Tour Comfort: Relaxed/Easy

Tour Period: 4 Days

4 hours   

tour highlights

  • Participate in traditional Lao Buddhist ceremonies and meditation
  • Eat a range of traditional and modern natural and locally produced cuisine
  • Take part in meditation, mindfulness, life coaching and movement (Yoga) sessions
  • Relax on a Sunset Cruise and cocktail with iMekong
  • Enjoy a weaving/dyeing class at Ock Pop Tok Living Crafts Centre

tour details

This 4-day residential retreat encompasses the traditional heritage and cultural aspects of Laos with the stunning natural beauty of Luang Prabang and the enchanting Mekong River. The program has been developed to allow the participants time to indulge in luxurious 5 star accommodations and iMekong boutique boat. Your facilitator for the tour is the only member of the Luang Prabang community who has been granted permission by the Buddhist Council to teach meditation in the temples. She is a master meditation teacher and personal coach.

Why choose this tour?

Luang Prabang is the spiritual and cultural home of Laos. With its timeless charm and relaxed ambience, it lends itself perfectly to a luxury wellness retreat. This retreat combines the perfect setting with healthy food and an experienced and inspiring facilitator. 

On arrival you will be met at Luang Prabang Airport and transfer to the hotel for check in. The crown jewel of Laos and former Lanexang, Luang Prabang, is perhaps the best-preserved traditional city in South East Asia. Magical and charming, it has preserved its long-standing reputation as a stronghold of Lao culture with its splendid natural scenery and sense of timelessness. In 1995 UNESCO voted Luang Prabang as a World Heritage City.

Afternoon
The afternoon is at leisure.

Evening
In the evening at 18:30 hours guests are treated to a special welcome drink and dinner where they will meet their facilitator and discuss the sessions of meditation, mindfulness and movement as well as the wellness cuisine that can be catered to the needs of the participants. (Unless otherwise requested, the participants will enjoy a program of detox.)
Both lunch and dinner come with a healthy drink.You will be met upon arrival at Vientiane Wattay airport, transfer and check-in at the hotel. Vientiane’s major attractions are the serene Buddhist monasteries that dominate the centre of town. The city has kept its timeless charm with tree-lined avenues, brightly painted temples and quaint French architecture.

Meal included:
Lunch at the hotel
Dinner at the hotel
6:45 hours
Guests gather at 6:45 hours for a silent mantra to begin the morning. This is followed at 7:00 hours by the first yoga work out by the pool.

8:15 hours
At 8:15 hours guests shower and breakfast. Guests are provided with natural infusions and teas. Infusions and Teas are available all day from the restaurant.

10:00 hours
At 10:00 hours there is an hour and a half Introduction to Manifesting, Meditation Mindfulness with a meditation session to follow. Guests will be given a journal for thoughts, mantras and manifesting.

12:30 hours
Lunch today is at Ock Pop Tok Living Craft Centre at 12:30 hours

Early afternoon
After lunch guests can choose to participate in a weaving / dyeing class led by the local women artisans at the Living Crafts Centre.

16:00 hours
The afternoon finishes with a Sunset cruise and mood enhancing cocktail with iMekong leaving at 16:00 hours.

18:30 hours
Dinner is at 18:30 hours when we enjoy the delicious cuisine at L’Elephant Vert. The restaurant offers a 100% Vegetarian Menu with Began and Vegan options. L’Elephant Vert also serves “Rawfully good” food, an ethno-botanical cuisine focusing on the Lao botanic aspect and using raw vegetables, leaves and herbs.

Dinner is followed by a candle light meditation in nature.

Meal included:
Breakfast at the hotel
Lunch at Ock pop Tok
Dinner at L’Elephant Vert
6:45 hours
Breakfast is at 6:45 hours before we depart by iMekong boat for a day on the Mekong River at 7:00 hours. This morning's activities begin at 8:15 hours and includes: meditation in the temple of Wat Muang Kham and yoga on the Mekong sandbanks whilst admiring the beautiful mountains and jungles that surround Luang Prabang.

Lunch
At 12:30 hours lunch is taken on board the iMekong boat with an afternoon return to the hotel by 16:00 hours.

Afternoon
The rest of the afternoon is at leisure

Evening
At 18:00 hours guests partake in a Baci ceremony. This is a traditional Laotian Buddhist ceremony of good luck and well wishes for a new start and farewell to friends. The ceremony is followed by a candlelit dinner at the hotel starting at 19:00 hours.

Meal included:
Breakfast at the hotel
Lunch onboard the boat
Dinner at the hotel
6:45 hours
At 6:45 hours guests gather for a silent mantra to being the morning followed at 7:00 hours by the final yoga session by the pool.

Morning
After breakfast, the rest of the day is free at leisure before transfer to Luang Prabang airport for departure flight

Meal included:
Breakfast at the hotel

customise the tour

  • Extend your tour with a trip to Chiang Mai (Thailand) or Siem Reap (Cambodia)

includes

  • Accommodation in shared double/ twin room with air-condition (AC) and private bathroom
  • Meals as stated in the programme B= breakfast, L= lunches & D = Dinner as program mention.
  • Transfers and tours with your selected local English speaking guide in private air-conditioned vehicles
  • All entrance fees and boat fees as mentioned in the programme
  • Drinking water and cold towels available on the vehicles
  • Local Government Tax

excludes

  • Domestic airfare (quoted separately, if requested)
  • International airfare to / from Lao (quoted separately, if requested)
  • Optional tours
  • Surcharges for other language guides
  • Surcharges for Lao Pimai (New Year)
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Personal expenditure, such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry, camera fees, communications, postage, gratuities etc.
  • Meals and services other than mentioned in the programme
  • Drinks with meals
  • Compulsory gala dinners during festive seasons and peak season surcharges which will be advised at the time of booking or when available
  • Early check-in and late check-out at hotels, if not mentioned in the programme
  • Immigration border tax is not inlcuded
Tour code: LPQDLMW4

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