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A journey to the roots of wisdom

Vietnam: Hanoi - Ninh Binh - Ha Long

A luxurious five-star trip of 15 days
Including four-day retreat at Emeralda resort
15 to 29 August 2019


Price: € 1998,00

This price includes:

  • 5 star accommodation based on full board
  • fee for the teacher and the tour guides

This price does not include:

  • Return ticket (Amsterdam - Hanoi)


Vietnam is often known by its war with the Americans. But Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh has been able to show the other side of the country: spirituality. Engaged Buddhism which is the foundation for Mindfulness nowadays had had it root in Vietnam. In this trip, we will be guided by Zen master Cuong Lu to visit, discover and understand the roots of Engaged Buddhism. We will visit the place where this Engaged Buddhism has been born. We will understand the beauty of this very special form of Buddhism. We will get in touch with the heart of the Vietnamese culture. The two kinds of music that we will get introduced their roots in hundreds year ago and are recognized by Unesco as World heritage. We will have a taste with Vietnamese food that has more and more become popular and appreciated in the world. The trip will be combined with 5 days retreat in the heart of beautiful scenic landscape complex of Ninh Binh that was inscribed as a Unesco World Heritage Site.


  • 3 nights Sheraton Hanoi (five star)
  • 5 nights Emeralda Resort Ninh Binh (five star)
  • 1 night Legacy Yen Tu (five star)
  • 3 nights Pan Pacific Hanoi (five star)
  • 12x luxury breakfast buffet
  • 13x lunch
  • 12x dinner (hot food)
  • 13 days traveling in a private coach
  • Ticket The Imperial Academy
  • Ticket But Thap temple
  • Ticket Dau temple
  • Ticket Thay temple
  • Ticket boat trip and cable car Perfume Pagoda
  • Ticket cable car Yen Tu Mountain
  • Ticket boat trip Tam Coc
  • Ticket boat trip Ha Long Bay
  • Ticket for big water puppet show
  • Ticket for My Village Show (about Vietnamese culture and spirituality)
  • Ticket for Ca Tru music (private concert)
  • Spa treatment (50 minutes)
  • Bike ride (2 hours)
  • 3 tour guides
  • Four-day retreat


Not including

  • Return ticket (Amsterdam - Hanoi)
  • Visa for Vietnam
  • Travel insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Cancellation insurance
  • Personal expenses

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