From a traditional luncheon at a teahouse in Saigon to Tai Chi at an iconic Buddhist shrine in Myanmar, new rejuvenating wellness tours across Asia invite you to experience exotic destinations in an entirely new way. Our exclusive wellness tour collection, Wellness Tours Inspired by Canyon Ranch, has expanded from Europe to now feature nearly 50 immersive well-being explorations ashore in fascinating, hand-picked locations across Asia, Australia, South America and beyond.
Below is a look at our top experiences across Asia. Click the tour name to view the complete shore excursion description and availability, and here to explore the full collection.
Reflexologist on Rice Barge
Indulge in reflexology, a foot therapy thought to enhance relaxation and reduce pain, while cruising Bangkok’s central river on a historical, wooden rice barge. As you sail the calm waters of the Chao Phraya River and discover more about Bangkok’s history, a reflexologist will gently apply pressure to your feet, following a foot chart that details the corresponding organs and body systems.
Colombo, Sri Lanka
An Ultimate Traditional Dance Therapy
Release tensions and positively alter your mood in a therapeutic Kandyan dance session, where you will practice the graceful moves of Sri Lanka’s national dance. In Mount Lavinia, a dance guru will teach you the basics of traditional Kandyan dance, an ancient folk dance that originated in the Sri Lankan city of Kandy and has become an iconic performance art throughout Sri Lanka.
Hong Kong, China
Traditional Chinese Medicine Experience
Visit a traditional Chinese medicine clinic for a private consultation and then receive a personalized treatment such as acupuncture, cupping therapy, or moxibustion. Enjoy the benefits of your personalized therapies, which are meant to restore the balance of body, mind, and spirit.
Chakrapani Ayurveda and the Gokarnath Temple
Enjoy an enlightening consultation with a holistic Ayurveda doctor, whose healing system was developed in India more than 3,000 years ago to promote good health by keeping the mind, body, and spirit in balance. Later, delve further into the local culture by visiting a bustling marketplace, where you can experience the hustle and bustle of daily life while enjoying the cacophony of sounds and unusual sights.
Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City), Vietnam
Saigonese Organic Food Tasting
Discover the benefits of eating organic while immersing yourself in Vietnamese culture as you visit a traditional teashop and restaurant. Sample several organic teas grown in the Vietnamese mountains, learn about the country’s 2000-year-old history with tea and enjoy a flavorful, aromatic lunch made with seasonal organic ingredients.
Tai Chi Practice at Shwedagon Pagoda Park
Practice low-impact tai chi in a park dominated by an iconic Buddhist shrine and then savor an organic breakfast at a contemporary tea house. As the country’s holiest Buddhist shrine, Shwedagon Pagoda Park serves as an ideal backdrop for tai chi.
Stay tuned for details on new tours in Australia and South America next month!