Delve into Thai Buddhism with an immersive half day excursion in Phuket. Visit a famous temple and learn the fundamentals of Buddhist meditation then practice these techniques in the shadows of a massive Buddha image. Join monks in their daily rituals for a closer look at Buddhist traditions and beliefs.
Introduction to Buddhism - Half Day
You will be picked up at either 08:30 or 13:00. Spend a morning exploring the many facets of the country’s predominant religion during this Thai Buddhism tour. Join a local guide for a trip to Wat Luang Pu Supha, one of Phuket’s most sacred sites. Established by a master of meditation, this is the perfect setting to learn about this traditional practice.
Proceed to Wat Chalong Monastery, a centre of Buddhism built during the reign of King Rama V. Join monks as they go about their daily rituals, gaining a deeper insight into the life of Thai Buddhists and their deep-rooted beliefs.
Put this newly acquired knowledge to use at Wat Phra Phuttha Mingmongkol Eaknakakeeree. This hilltop temple is home to Southeast Asia’s largest Buddha statue. In this serene setting, you may have a chance to spend time practicing meditation at a quiet corner. Calm the mind and soothe the soul while the temples bells ring above.
Feeling rejuvenated, return to the hotel in time for lunch.
- Children between 2 and 11 years at the time of travel will receive a 15% discount.
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