Adventures in Healing

Chiang Mai Thailand

Jan 24 - Feb 12, 2018
Group size: 6 - 12
Adventures in Healing
Chiang Mai Thailand

Jan 24 - Feb 12, 2018
Group size: 6 - 12

About this trip

Focusing on Thai Yoga Massage, meditation, Buddhist philosophy and authentic Thai culture, we will explore how Asian healing traditions, belief systems and lifestyles impact one’s mental, emotional and physical well-being.

  • Visit the Grand Palace and Wat Pho.
  • Spend 4 days at a remote Thai temple exploring Buddhist philosophy, traditional Thai healing methods, chanting and silent meditation.
  • Explore the historic ruins of the ancient capital Ayutthaya.
  • Experience the charm of the night train to Chiang Mai.
  • Take a traditional Thai herbal steam bath and other healing treatments while in Chiang Mai.  
  • Travel to the eastern mountains of Chiang Dao.
  • Climb to the hill top temple of Chiang Dao and then descend into the depths of an ancient sanctuary cave.
  • Commune with the amazing rescued elephants of the Elephant Nature Park – feed, bathe and learn about these magnificent creatures.
  • Live in an earthen hut within reach of some of Thailand’s most beautiful and pristine national forest. Learn organic farming, natural building and Thai cooking techniques.
  • Complete 30 hours of Thai Yoga Massage training with focus on Traditional Supine, Sen, Prone and Inverted Techniques.
  • Learn Thai Herbal Compress Techniques (Luk Pra Kob)
  • Explore Chiang Mai’s night market and cosmopolitan atmosphere.

This journey is for anyone interested in expanding their perspective on health, deepening their sense of self, strengthening their ties to the global community and cultivating new skills and friendships in an exotic and magical Kingdom affectionately known as the “Land of Smiles.”

No massage, yoga or meditation experience necessary!

This journey is limited to 12 participants, so apply early to avoid disappointment!

What’s included

  • Accommodations
    All accommodation for the duration of the trip
  • Most Meals
    from 11am on January 24th to 9am on February 12th
  • Transportation
    All transportation within Thailand for the duration of the program
  • Entrance/Activity Fees
    All fees to get into various museums, holy places, exhibits, and parks
  • Flight
    To and from Thailand
  • Travel Insurance
  • Gratuities
  • Some meals
    in Bangkok and Chiang Mai
  • Accommodations
    Before the official program start on Jan 24th, 2018 or after the program end on February 12th
  • Optional Activities
    for example: Receiving Thai Yoga Massage, and activities during free days


Days 1-2
Orientation/Explore Bangkok

Get acquainted with your fellow travelers, explore Thai metropolitcan culture, learn some basic Thai language skills, visit the night market and the Grand Palace, get a massage at Wat Pho, and set the tone for a safe and satisfying journey.

Your Organizer

Integral Travel
Integral Travel is a medium for individual and community transformation. Our belief is that the health and happiness of an individual is a reflection of the quality of their relationship to themselves, their community and their natural environment. When these dynamic aspects become consciously engaged, integrated and balanced, the individual thrives. Our Passion is creating unique cross-cultural opportunities for travelers to test this hypothesis. Each Integral Travel itinerary blends educational, creative, and service-oriented elements that explore the relationship between Culture, Nature, Spirit, and Play in a manner that naturally facilitates and encourages inquiry, observation, reflection and dialogue. Our Hope is that through participating in this collaborative experience, individuals will gain valuable insights and skills, and develop a supportive network that will empower them to strengthen their relationship to self, community and natural environment.