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Discover Wellness in Bangkok

Duration
8 Days
Prices From:
US$ 6,085

DELUXE | PRIVATE-GUIDED: This week-long escape starts at the health-focused Como Metropolitan Bangkok, where you can relax and be pampered in between enjoying the best Bangkok has to offer in sightseeing, food, and culture. Then embark on a personal path to well being at RAKxa Wellness & Medical Retreat. Immerse in a natural oasis, peacefully isolated from the city. A space that has the ability to feed the soul, and create far-reaching and long-lasting change.


This 8-day trip lets you explore Bangkok in detail, combining a journey through its fabled cuisine with a personalized wellness program to balance body and mind.

Arrive in Bangkok and check into the COMO Metropolitan Hotel, designed for health and wellness with a fitness centre, swimming pool, and spa among its facilities. Then embark on a  VIP tour through Bangkok’s Grand Palace and Wat Po, home to the Reclining Buddha. The remainder of this day is at leisure with lots more Bangkok to explore! Then it's time to discover Bangkok through your taste buds through a half-day cooking class at the Blue Elephant cooking school. Choose your own ingredients with the help of your instructor, and enjoy your creations when you’re done.

Ready to explore Bangkok's more spiritual side... or indeed, your own? Receive an introduction to Buddist meditation at Wat Mahathat. You'll learn about Buddha's four foundations, and about applying Buddhist meditation techniques and philosophies to your own wellness practices while respecting their roots. Then cross the Chao Phraya River to embark on a three-day stay at RAKxa Integrated Wellness and Medical Retreat. Technology meets tradition here, and under the expert guidance of doctors and specialists, you'll explore a personalized wellness journey that will empower you to make powerful lifestyle changes.


 

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Duration
8 Days
Prices From:
US$ 6,085

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Day 1

Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport to Bangkok Hotel With Guide

Duration90 Minutes

Como Metropolitan Bangkok

Hotel's outdoor swimming pool is located at the ground level. Other hotel facilities also include Asian-inspired treatments, fully equipped gym room, steam room, hydro pool and yoga studio. There is also a trendy style bar right next to the lobby where light snack and lunch is served as well as being a cool place to hang out in the evening. Meeting facilities are available up to maximum of 90 covers. This is one of the trendy and branded hotel from England, most suitable for individual travellers. This design hotel is located at the north of Sathorn road, parallel to famous Silom Business district.

It takes approximately 10-15 minutes drive to the riverside and close to famous shopping night bazaar at Patpong and Suanlum night bazaar within 10 minutes walk. Distance from Suvarnabhum Airport takes average 45 minutes by expressway. Endlessly airy and filled with natural light, these rooms are what make us a Bangkok business hotel with style. Each City Room (a number of which can be interconnected to Metropolitan Rooms) reflects our clean-lined aesthetic with Makha wood and cossetting textures.

Meal Plan Full Breakfast
Duration4 Nights
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Como Metropolitan Bangkok

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    Como Metropolitan Bangkok



    Hotel's outdoor swimming pool is located at the ground level. Other hotel facilities also include Asian-inspired treatments, fully equipped gym room, steam room, hydro pool and yoga studio. There is also a trendy style bar right next to the lobby where light snack and lunch …

    Hotel's outdoor swimming pool is located at the ground level. Other hotel facilities also include Asian-inspired treatments, fully equipped gym room, steam room, hydro pool and yoga studio. There is also a trendy style bar right next to the lobby where light snack and lunch is served as well as being a cool place to hang out in the evening. Meeting facilities are available up to maximum of 90 covers. This is one of the trendy and branded hotel from England, most suitable for individual travellers. This design hotel is located at the north of Sathorn road, parallel to famous Silom Business district.

    It takes approximately 10-15 minutes drive to the riverside and close to famous shopping night bazaar at Patpong and Suanlum night bazaar within 10 minutes walk. Distance from Suvarnabhum Airport takes average 45 minutes by expressway. Endlessly airy and filled with natural light, these rooms are what make us a Bangkok business hotel with style. Each City Room (a number of which can be interconnected to Metropolitan Rooms) reflects our clean-lined aesthetic with Makha wood and cossetting textures.

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Day 2

Half Day Grand Palace and Wat Pho (VIP Luxury)

You will be picked up at 14:00. Start the afternoon with a visit to the Grand Palace, which has served as the seat of Thailand's revered Royal Family for more than two centuries. Take a walk around the vast grounds, stopping in to explore the various temples, throne halls, the Emerald Buddha, the most revered Buddhist image in Thailand and museums within the compound with a particular focus on Queen Sirikit Museum. Not only does the visit showcase high fashion but it also chronicles the Queen's life and state visits.

On your way to Wat Pho, you will enjoy a coffee break in an authentic cafe.

Go behind the scenes for a closer look at Buddhist culture. Continue your journey with a trip to Wat Pho which is one of Bangkok's most enchanting temples. Take a walk around Wat Pho and see the vast collection of religious treasures on display. Admire the famed reclining Buddha image, which stretches 45-meters in length. Learn about the symbolism of the Buddha's intricate footprint and witness devotees making offerings to this revered image.

Enjoy the afternoon monk's chants. Witness this deeply spiritual ritual and gain a better sense of Thailand's Buddhist heritage.

Following the tour of these iconic Bangkok monuments, return to the hotel.

Duration4 Hours
Day 3

Half Day Cooking Class at Blue Elephant

Learn the secrets of Thai cuisine with a cooking class at Blue Elephant, Bangkok's most reputable cooking school. Join one of their chefs for a culinary adventure, selecting exotic locally-grown ingredients, learning traditional kitchen techniques and using authentic recipes to prepare a delicious and memorable meal.

You'll start by heading off to Blue Elephant to meet with one of the chefs to head out to one of the capital's many morning markets for an introduction to Thai food culture. Browse the stalls learning about the various ingredients on sale, watching the scenes of local life and selecting fresh items to be used in the cooking class.

Afterwards, return to Blue Elephant for an insightful culinary class. The chef will distribute a recipe book then demonstrate the preparation methods, giving detailed commentary about the process before it's time for the hands-on experience. At your individual cooking station, use the recipes and the techniques demonstrated by the chef to prepare a selection of dishes. The chef and other local assistants will be available to help or offer advice.

After the meal is prepared, sit down and enjoy the delicate flavours of authentic, home-cooked Thai cuisine. Say farewell to the Blue Elephant team, departing with a full belly and a better understanding of traditional Thai cuisine.

Following your class, you'll be returned to your hotel.

Duration5 Hours
Day 4

Half Day Introduction to Buddhist Meditation at Wat Mahathat

Today, forge a closer connection with Buddhist culture with a meditation course at Wat Mahathat. Begin the afternoon with a transfer to Wat Mahathat, one of Bangkok's most important meditation centers and its first Buddhist university. Upon arrival, meet with one of the monks who will introduce the day's activities and explain his own personal experience with meditation.

With the assistance of the monk, learn the techniques of meditation. The course is based on Buddha's four foundations of mindfulness: mindfulness of body, feelings, mind and dharma. After learning the basic principles of meditation, take some time to practice alongside the locals.

Feeling calm and centered, and with a great understanding of Buddhist meditation practices, say farewell to the monks and be transferred back to your hotel.

Duration5 Hours
Day 5

RAKxa Integrated Wellness and Medical Retreat

RAKxa sits on the protected, jungle-clad island of Bang Krachao, across from Bangkok on the Chao Phraya River. Find yourself immersed in a natural oasis, peacefully isolated from the city, yet still conveniently connected. Your path to ultimate wellness begins on these idyllic grounds. Your picture of health is completely unique to you. That's why RAKxa's integrative approach to wellness is aimed at helping you truly know yourself. The personalised programme of care is based on a deep understanding of your precise needs.

The all-encompassing treatments cover all dimensions of the self: physical, emotional, mental and spiritual. Combining technology and tradition, a team of visionary doctors and specialists will guide you on a path to flourishing, empowering you to make profound lifestyle transformations.

Meal Plan Full Board
Duration3 Nights
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RAKxa Integrated Wellness and Medical Retreat

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    RAKxa Integrated Wellness and Medical Retreat



    RAKxa sits on the protected, jungle-clad island of Bang Krachao, across from Bangkok on the Chao Phraya River. Find yourself immersed in a natural oasis, peacefully isolated from the city, yet still conveniently connected. Your path to ultimate wellness begins on these idyllic grounds. Your …

    RAKxa sits on the protected, jungle-clad island of Bang Krachao, across from Bangkok on the Chao Phraya River. Find yourself immersed in a natural oasis, peacefully isolated from the city, yet still conveniently connected. Your path to ultimate wellness begins on these idyllic grounds. Your picture of health is completely unique to you. That's why RAKxa's integrative approach to wellness is aimed at helping you truly know yourself. The personalised programme of care is based on a deep understanding of your precise needs.

    The all-encompassing treatments cover all dimensions of the self: physical, emotional, mental and spiritual. Combining technology and tradition, a team of visionary doctors and specialists will guide you on a path to flourishing, empowering you to make profound lifestyle transformations.

    Facilities

    • Concierge
    • Meeting and Event Facilities
    • Outdoor Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Wellness Center

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Day 6

Day at Leisure

Today is totally free and at leisure. You can take advantage of any optional activities available or simply relax.

Day 7

Day at Leisure

Today is totally free and at leisure. You can take advantage of any optional activities available or simply relax.

Day 8

Depart Bangkok

Following breakfast, you will be met and transferred to the Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport for your onward travels.

Meal Plan Breakfast

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DEPARTURES:

Daily

PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Private arrival and departure airport transfers
  • 4 nights deluxe accommodations in Bangkok
  • 3 nights deluxe accommodations at RAKxa Wellness & Medical Retreat  - Immunity Booster Retreat Program
  • Private-guided Half Day Grand Palace and Wat Pho Tour
  • Shared Half Day Cooking Class at Blue Elephant
  • Private-guided Half Day Introduction to Buddhist Meditation at Wat Mahathat Tour
  • RAKxa Retreat:  1 Health and wellness consultation, 2 Doctor consultations, fitness and leisure activities including vitality pool, steam, sauna, and cold plunge pool, 1 Comprehensive blood test + diagnostic, 1 Blood ozone IV, 1 Immune fight IV infusion treatment with weber laser therapy, 1 RAKxa signature massage, 1 Traditional Thai prakob and massage, 1 Zen Na Tai (Chi Nei Tsang + Cranio Sacral), 1 Mindfulness meditation
  • Breakfast daily (excluding day 1), 3 lunches, 3 dinners

PRICE EXCLUDES:

  • Travel insurance
  • Visas
  • Gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Meals not specifically noted in the itinerary
  • Drinks unless specified
  • All international and domestic airfares and airfare taxes unless specified

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Prices are "from" per person based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in low season. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply. Limited seat/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability. Rates for single or triple travellers are available on request - please enquire.

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6 Mar 2023
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