13 Day Package: Master Wong's VIP Retreat in Vietnam 2018 [EARLY BIRD OFFER]

13 Day Package: Master Wong's VIP Retreat in Vietnam 2018 [EARLY BIRD OFFER]

Regular price £5,500.00 £2,497.00 Sale

Join Master Wong and Elite group of high performers in Vietnam's exclusive Phu Luong mountain Retreat. Experience the culture of Vietnam along with the beautiful picturesque sceneries. Spend time recharging your body, mind and soul with a morning Tai Chi and energy rejeuvenating practice during sunrise, followed by healthy organic traditional Vietnamese food: fresh fruit for breakfast and a Viet cuisine lunch, followed by another private afternoon training session working on Self Defence and Confidence development. Whether you are a total beginner or a pro, Master Wong has what you are looking for!

Welcome To Vietnam - The Paradise On Earth!

From the moutain Retreat to the beautiful Ha Long Bay Sea where we will stay for two nights in a luxury ship with the opportunity to explore the most famous and most visited islands in Vietnam. We start the day off with Tai Chi training during sunrise with the clear crisp air from the sea filling your lungs. Enjoy seafood at its best, on the 3 day luxury ship cruise around the beautiful Ha Long Bay Sea. Finish off the sea cruise with 3 days Ninh Binh the land of Halong Bay exploring the beautiful landscapes whilst rowing boats, you will get the chance to visit the temples and hike up a beautiful mountain to enjoy the panaroma view of the villages and rice fields, and this is just a beginning!..

Pretty awesome, right? Let's discover your 10 day itinerary!

15-24/27th of September, 2018

DAY 1: ARRIVE IN HANOI  

Arrive in Hanoi.

Our local tour guide will pick you up from Noi Bai airport and transfer you to your hotel in Hanoi to check in. It’s then your leisure time to relax and get used to local time zone.  

Late afternoon, we will have an Orientation tour of the Old Quarters. Walk through the fascinating network of narrow alleys and shop houses also known as ‘The 36 Streets’ – each street being named after the merchandise traditionally sold there, ranging from fabrics to crafts and from medicines to tombstones.

Pre-dinner: Short introduction about the training course by Master Wong.

Welcome dinner at Com Viet restaurant with the traditional music and flower garland by Vietnamese girls in traditional dress Ao Dai for each guest.  

Overnight in Hanoi.

DAY 2: TRAINING – WATER WHEELS WALK AND RAFTING  

Breakfast at the hotel.  

This morning, we will transfer to Pu Luong Nature Reserve by road via a breathtaking mountain pass giving you a panoramic view of the whole valley. Arrive at your accommodation in time for a delicious lunch, followed by free time to explore the beautiful Retreat, with its captivating panoramic views and tranquil setting. Afternoon: You will go to a suspension bridge over the Cham River, where you begin your walk in search of stunning water wheels. Get up close to each wheel and discover how water is moved from river to handmade bamboo aqueducts via simple constructions of all sizes.  

Afer arriving at the local fisherman’s house, you will have a short rest to gear up for the rafting adventure with Dinh and his team. Float along the calm river and enjoy the views, in between learning how to paddle and steer your handcrafted rafts.  

Arriving at scenic Tan Lap bridge, you disembark to be transferred back to Pu Luong Retreat for dinner.

Pre-dinner: Private 2 Hour Training with Master Wong.

Lunch, dinner and overnight at Pu Luong Retreat.

DAY 3: TRAINING – ENTHRALLING TREKKING ROUTES

Pre-breakfast: 1.5 hour Tai Chi training with Master Wong. 

Breakfast at the Retreat.

Start early to descend into the beautiful valley facing the Retreat where you walk around tumbling rice terraces. Trek through small paths shrouded in vegetation to slowly reveal a picturesque village sitting at the base of a towering mountain. Your camera will not be able to sit still!  

Continuing to the base of the valley, you weave between roads and farmland, villages and wild fields, ponds and rivers, mountains and open land. Savour the ever-changing scenery as you trek to a beautiful spot to enjoy a simple picnic lunch.

After enjoying delicious food, you have free time to explore the refreshing water to the nearby river, before moving to our pick up point to be transferred back to the Retreat.  

Pre-dinner: Private 2 Hour Training with Master Wong.

Dinner and overnight at Pu Luong Retreat.  

Trek info: 12 km easy walking – 6 hours.

DAY 4: TRAINING – VILLAGE LIFE AND THE COMMUNITY  

Pre-breakfast: 1.5 hour Tai Chi training with Master Wong.

Breakfast at the Retreat.  

This morning, you have the chance to get close to village life and interact with locals living in the hills above the Retreat. Glimpse at daily life, walk around working farmland and rice fields, and learn about making rice wine and weaving colorful textiles.  

Visit a famer house en route to try local wine with grilled corns, potatoes, etc. Learn more about local customs while talking to our friendly local host.  

Back to the Retreat later on.  

At leisure in the afternoon.  

Pre-dinner: Private 2 Hour Training with Master Wong.

Lunch, dinner and overnight at Pu Luong Retreat.

DAY 5: TRAINING – SUPPORTING THE LOCAL COMMUNITY  

Pre-breakfast: 1.5 hour Tai Chi training with Master Wong.

Breakfast at the Retreat.  

It’s our responsible day today to support the local village. Your ideal travel is not only for training but also give locals the real helpful aid. Please choose one of the below activities:  

  • Help local residence to build their village road;
  • Visit local school, where children are willing to practice English with you.

 

Back to the resort late in the afternoon.

Pre-dinner: Private 2 Hour Training with Master Wong.

Picnic lunch en route/on site, dinner and overnight at Pu Luong Retreat.

DAY 6: TRAINING – LOCAL SCHOOL VISIT – AT LEISURE  

Pre-breakfast: 1.5 hour Tai Chi training with Master Wong.

Breakfast at the Retreat.  

Move on to a local school in the morning. Participate in cultural exchange activities with minority students and prize awarding ceremony (EG: Books, Pens, etc.) to students who encountered great difficulties in personal life.  

Afternoon, it’s your leisure time to enjoy the natural and local life in Pu Luong.

Pre-dinner: Private 2 Hour Training with Master Wong.

Lunch, dinner and overnight at Pu Luong Retreat.

DAY 7: PU LUONG - HANOI AT LEISURE

Pre-breakfast: 1.5 hour Tai Chi training with Master Wong.

Breakfast at the Retreat.  

Check out and heading back to Hanoi.  

At leisure in the rest of the day to shopping/self-exploring the city.  

Pre-dinner: Private 2 Hour Training with Master Wong.

Dinner and overnight in Hanoi.

DAY 8: HANOI – HALONG OVERNIGHT CRUISE

Breakfast at hotel.  

Pick up from your hotel in Hanoi and heading straight to Halong Bay – a Natural World Heritage as designated by UNESCO since 1994 and 2006.  

Lunch with local fresh seafood on board.  

Enjoy a trip on Halong with stops to visit caves or to swim and enjoy the sunset on the sea.  

Pre-dinner: Private 2 Hour Training with Master Wong.

Dinner on board.  

Overnight in Halong Bay.

DAY 9: HALONG OVERNIGHT CRUISE  

Pre-breakfast: 1.5 hour Tai Chi training with Master Wong.

Having breakfast whilst your boat goes on between Halong islets.

Begin to cruise to some of Bai Tu Long Bay’s more Untouched areas. Exact locations depend on tide conditions.  

Lunch on board or day boat.

Enjoy a leisurely day of Sightseeing and Swimming.  

Pre-dinner: Private 2 Hour Training with Master Wong.

Farewell dinner with fresh seafood on board.  

Overnight in Halong Bay.

DAY 10: HALONG – HANOI DEPARTURE/NINH BINH

Pre-breakfast: 1.5 hour Tai Chi training with Master Wong.

Having breakfast whilst your boat goes on between Halong islets. 

At leisure to enjoy the scene of the bay.  

Lunch with local fresh seafood on board.

Return to the Wharf to be back to Hanoi/Noi Bai airport for your departure flight at midday or heading straight to Ninh Binh for your onwards trip.  

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Please Note: Hotel check-out time is around 12.00

NINH BINH EXTENSION: [Only For Full Package Holders] 

DAY 10: HALONG – NINH BINH  

Arrive in Ninh Binh late in the afternoon, check in hotel and relax after a long drive.  

Pre-dinner: Private coaching & fine tuning techiques with Master Wong.

Lunch at local restaurant en route.

DAY 11: NINH BINH – TAM COC – BICH DONG – BLESSING CEREMONY AT BAI DINH PAGODA  

Pre-breakfast: Exclusive 1.5 hour training with Master Wong.

Breakfast at hotel.  

This morning, we board on rowing boat trip in Tam to visit "Halong-Bay-In-Land" landscape with many grottoes on the Ngo Dong river. Go on Bich Dong pagoda, Trung pagoda (Middle pagoda), Ha pagoda (Lower pagoda).  

Early afternoon, visit Hoa Lu to visit the temples dedicated to King Dinh and King Le, who reigned Vietnam during the 10th centuries and climb up the mountain near King Dinh Temple to enjoy the panorama view of villages and rice fields of Hoa Lu.  

Back to hotel later on.  

Short refreshment at hotel.

Sunset, visit Bai Dinh - the biggest pagoda in Vietnam with 500 La Han statues, biggest bronze Buddha statue in Vietnam with 10 meters in height, 100 tons in weight.  

Take part in blessing ceremony at Bai Dinh pagoda early in the evening (apx 30 minutes).  

Lunch at local restaurant en route.  

Pre-dinner: Private coaching & fine tuning techiques session with Master Wong.

Dinner and overnight at hotel.

DAY 12: NINH BINH – HANOI – FAREWELL DINNER

Pre-breakfast: Exclusive 1.5 hour training with Master Wong.

Breakfast at hotel.  

Heading back to Hanoi.  

Check in hotel at noon time.

At leisure in the rest of the day for yourself explore the city.  

Pre-dinner: Private coaching & fine tuning techiques session with Master Wong.

Farewell dinner at Forest restaurant.  

Overnight in Hanoi.

DAY 13: HANOI DEPARTURE

Breakfast at hotel.  

Check-out time is around 12.00.

It’s your leisure time until our guide comes to meet and transfer you to the airport to take the departure flight.

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