During our Magical Thailand Retreat 2019 - We will have the rare opportunity to learn about meditation from the Thai monks who practice living in peace every day. We will also get to visit the famous Big Buddha and other sacred sites during this private engagement that was designed especially for our group.
This experience will take place on our last day in Phuket. ( Thursday May 9 ) from 8:00 - 11:00am. You will have plenty time to enjoy the rest of your day.
This is an optional activity. If you choose to skip this activity - you will have free time to relax or explore Phuket on your own. Full details on what to expect can be read below.
PRE-BOOKING IS REQUIRED BEFORE MARCH 1. COST IS $ 45 USD PER PERSON
FULL DETAILS ON THIS CUSTOM EXPERIENCE Spend a morning exploring the many facets of the country’s predominant religion during this Thai Buddhism experience. Join a local guide for a trip to Wat Luang Pu Supha, one of Phuket’s most sacred sites. Established by a master of meditation, this is the perfect setting to learn about this traditional practice. Learn the techniques of mediation and understand the four foundations of mindfulness as described by Buddha.
Proceed to Wat Chalong Monastery, a centre of Buddhism built during the reign of King Rama V. Join monks as they go about their daily rituals, gaining a deeper insight into the life of Thai Buddhists and their deep-rooted beliefs.
Put this newly acquired knowledge to use at Wat Phra Phuttha Mingmongkol Eaknakakeeree. This hilltop temple is home to Southeast Asia’s largest Buddha statue. In this serene setting, find a quiet corner and spend time practicing meditation. Calm the mind and soothe the soul while the temples bells ring above.
You may have the special opportunity to experience a monk water blessing during this once-in-a lifetime- tour.
Feeling rejuvenated, return to the hotel to enjoy the rest of your day.