Meditation tour Southern Treasuare
Meditation tour Southern Treasuare
Why do we need to accumulate merit and morality before practicing meditation?

Southern Treasuare

Embark on a journey of tranquility and cultural exploration with our meditation tour in Vietnam. Combining breathtaking scenic wonders and rich cultural experiences, our tour offers deep meditation sessions to seek inner peace and happiness.

Location: Ho Chi Minh - Vung Tau

Duration: 12 Days - 11 Nights

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Itinerary

Embark on a journey of tranquility and cultural exploration with our meditation tour in Vietnam. Combining breathtaking scenic wonders and rich cultural experiences, our tour offers deep meditation sessions to seek inner peace and happiness.

  • Day 1: HOCHIMINH CITY

    Upon arrival in Ho Chi Minh City, you will be warmly welcomed and transferred to your hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is yours to relax and explore at your leisure. Enjoy your overnight stay in HCMC

  • Day 2: HOCHIMINH CITY - FULL DAY CITY TOUR (B)

    Today, you will embark on a leisurely walking tour of downtown, also known as District One. You’ll have the opportunity to view some impressive colonial-era structures, including Notre Dame Cathedral and the General Post Office, both designed by Gustave Eiffel. After that, we will continue to Reunification Hall, historically known as Independence Palace, where you can tour the former nerve center of the war for South Vietnam. Later, we’ll visit the bustling Ben Thanh Market for some shopping.

    Following that, we will head to China town, where you can explore ancient pagodas and temples. You’ll also have free time to stroll down the fashionable Rue Catinat of old Saigon. We will spend the night in Ho Chi Minh City.

    Meditation tour Southern Treasuare
  • Day 3: HO CHI MINH CITY – MEKONG DELTA (B)

    Upon arrival, we will board a boat and cruise along narrow waterways adorned with lush vegetation. Our journey will take us to various places, including the fish wharf and the four famous islands named Dragon, Unicorn, Turtle, and Phoenix. At one point, we will visit a candy workshop, and later, we will continue our adventure on a traditional sampan, gliding through the serene canals and picturesque mangrove forests. Here, we can witness the skilled fishermen laying their fish traps.

    We’ll have a delightful time on Unicorn Island, where we can savor the local fruits, indulge in tea mixed with bee’s honey, and relish a folk show featuring traditional Mekong Delta music. This captivating experience will give us a glimpse of the vibrant culture and natural beauty of the Mekong Delta. In the afternoon, we will transfer back to Ho Chi Minh City.

    Meditation tour Southern Treasuare
  • Day 4 : CU CHI TUNNELS - VUNG TAU – PHAT QUANG PAGODA (B, D)

    This morning, we will drive to the Cu Chi Tunnels. During the height of the conflict, this tunnel system stretched over 250km from Saigon to the Cambodian border, consisting of three levels. The network comprised numerous trap doors, living areas, storage facilities, weapons factories, field hospitals, command centers, and kitchens.

    Today, the remaining tunnels have become a major tourist attraction, offering visitors a unique experience and a glimpse of what underground life during the U.S.-Vietnam War was like.

    Afternoon transfer to Phat Quang Pagoda, a spiritual sanctuary to which tens of thousands of people all over the world have returned.

    The outdoor Buddha Statue exudes remarkable beauty, akin to a work of art. The Nuns and Monks present are truly delightful, and the entire community living there radiates warmth and friendliness. Their spirit of spreading happiness and love permeates the entire Pagoda, creating an atmosphere that envelops you.

    They offer instruction in various activities, including meditation, cooking, tofu making, fabric painting, chanting, Qi Gong practice, and paying homage to Buddha. It is an excellent destination for a one-day visit or an extended stay, providing a truly enriching experience. We will spend the night at the pagoda.

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  • Day 5,6: PHAT QUANG PAGODA (B, L, D)

    Today you have chance to experience a day as a Nun or Monk in the pagoda.

    The sound of the Great bell awakens you after a restful night’s sleep. You begin your new day with a meditation session to find moments of tranquility. Following that, you recite sacred sutras, precious teachings imparted by Buddha. Through this practice, you apply these valuable lessons to your daily life, making it more beautiful and meaningful.

    You have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the community, meet and connect with friendly and hospitable monks and Buddhists. Together, you engage in fulfilling activities you’ve never experienced before, such as cooking vegetarian dishes, creating artwork, baking, and brewing tea. All of these experiences will leave indelible impressions in your life. We will spend the night at the pagoda.

  • Day 7: PHAT QUANG PAGODA HOCHIMINH CITY - DEPARTURE (B, L)

    Enjoy a half-day with many meaningful activities at the pagoda before transferring back to Ho Chi Minh City for your departure flight.

    Why do we need to accumulate merit and morality before practicing meditation?

Good to know

  • All transfers in private air-conditioned vehicle with driver
  • Hotel accommodation in twin sharing room
  • Meals as mentioned
  • English speaking Tour guide
  • Entrance fees, boat trips to indicated sights
  • Mindfulness meditation experience to indicated sights
  • Cyclo ride and water puppet show to indicated sights
  • Visa to Vietnam
  • International and domestic flights
  • Drinks
  • Meals not mentioned in the program
  • Single room
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Tip

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