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Half Day, Monk Chat Meditation Retreat on Waterfall Temple, Chiang Mai, Thailand

4 (7)
Chiang Mai, TH

Half Day, Monk Chat Meditation Retreat on Waterfall Temple, Chiang Mai, Thailand

4 (7)
Chiang Mai, TH
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Experience the true essence of Chiang Mai, Thailand with a half-day Monk Chat Meditation Retreat on the serene Waterfall Temple. Surround yourself with the beauty of nature as you delve into the mindfulness meditation course. Discover the intriguing way of life of Buddhism monks, indulge in the tranquility of a spectacular waterfall, and find your missing inspiration. As you embark on this incredible journey, our accredited guide will take you on a spiritual exploration, from offering food and making merits for the monk to learning basic walking and sitting meditation. Witness the captivating candlelight procession of relics and immerse yourself in the peaceful atmosphere of Wat Pha Lat. Come and embrace the magic of Chiang Mai, Thailand, and embark on a soulful retreat that will leave you rejuvenated and inspired.

About this experience

  • Free Cancellation For a full refund cancel at least before the start of your booking
  • 4 hours
  • Suitable for 1-15 Participants
  • Small Group Tour
  • Guided Experience
  • Experience mind fullness meditation surrounded by a beautiful waterfall
  • Learn about Buddhism and the monks' way of living
  • Offer food to the monks and make merit
  • Enjoy a serene and peaceful setting in the rainforest
  • Light candlelight procession with relics from Schwedagon Pagoda
  • All fees and taxes
  • English speaking guide
  • Incense candle set with flowers and glod leaf's
  • Travel Insurance

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More about this experience


Welcome to the Half Day, Monk Chat Meditation Retreat on Waterfall Temple in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Immerse yourself in the serene beauty of nature and the wisdom of Buddhism as you embark on this unique meditation experience.

What to expect?

During this retreat, you can expect to learn the art of mindfulness meditation from Buddhism monks in the tranquil setting of a stunning waterfall temple. Discover the secrets of living a mindful and balanced life as you connect with nature and find inner peace. This experience will provide you with a deeper understanding of Buddhism and its teachings while allowing you to rejuvenate your mind, body, and soul.

Who is this for?

This retreat is perfect for anyone seeking a break from the chaotic pace of modern life and a chance to reconnect with themselves. Whether you are a seasoned meditator or a beginner, this experience is designed to cater to all levels of experience. Open to individuals of any age or background, this retreat offers a safe and inclusive space for personal growth and self-discovery.

Why book this?

By booking this retreat, you will have the opportunity to learn directly from Buddhism monks, gaining insights into their way of life and philosophy. The peaceful surroundings of the waterfall temple create the perfect atmosphere for reflection and inner exploration. This experience will not only leave you feeling refreshed and rejuvenated but also provide you with valuable tools to incorporate mindfulness into your daily routine.

Good to know:

During the retreat, you will be provided with an English-speaking guide who will assist you throughout the journey. The package includes an incense candle set with flowers and gold leaf, ensuring a serene and spiritual ambiance. Travel insurance, as well as all fees and taxes, are also included for your convenience.


Previous participants have raved about their experience at the Half Day, Monk Chat Meditation Retreat. They have praised the knowledgeable and friendly monks who guided them on their spiritual journey. Many have found the retreat to be a truly transformative experience, with some even noting a newfound sense of clarity and purpose in their lives. Overall, the reviews reflect high levels of satisfaction and gratitude for the opportunity to immerse oneself in such a unique and enlightening experience.

How long before the event do I need to book?

  • You can book at any time before the event

Vouchers accepted in the following formats

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Your Itinerary

Huay Keaw Waterfall

Our accredit guide's driver will stop on the way to shopping food for offering monk, set of gold leaf incense stick and candle, lotus flowers, marigold flowers garland in front of Huay Keaw Waterfall for respect relics of Buddha and to make merit. Visit Kruba Srivichai Monument, 200 years ago he was well knows of the north of Thailand as a Lanna great developer temple.

Wat Pha Lat

Our accredit guide will explain what you'll see at each leave. 1. Show how to pay respect to the Buddha image. 2. Invite the monk to make merit by offering food and give dedicated to the monk. After pour water of dedication to make a libation, listen to the sermon, monk chat, and receive blessing from the monk 3. Learn basic walking and sitting meditation mindfulness on the waterfall surrounding with nature of rain forest on the waterfall top of the mountain with Chiang Mai city view. 4. Light the incense sticks and candle to candlelight procession the relics from chest part of Buddha that break from relics from Schwedagon Pagoda from Myanmar makes this temple was build in Burmese pagoda style.



4 (7)


A lovely relaxing morning. I loved speaking with the Buddhist monk about meditation.. My guide was pleasant and knowledgeable.


Siripan was an awesome host - she taught me meditation at my own pace and gave me some really great guides to improve my techniques, as well as some great historical/cultural facts about Thailand. And the temples were beautiful; highly recommend!


I thought long and hard on whether or not I should give a review on this. I am a life-long Buddhist spending decades in USA and wanting to reintroduce my kids to monk-guided mediation with proper principles and good environment. The monk himself was fine and very impressive with communication skill and knowledge. However, everything else that could have gone wrong in this tour did go wrong spectacularly…. 😞 The guide must have been her day 1 on the job with very limited language skill and procedural knowledge of this tour. The guests including me were left bewildered of what to do next after one thing completed. She didn’t know where the bathroom was in the temple. She didn’t know where we should sit down and do meditation. The location was great and scenic. But, instead of guiding us to meditate by the waterfall as shown in the advertisement, she let us sit on ant-infested location. Ants were climbing on my body the whole time I was trying to meditate…. I was traumatized. She didn’t know where we should walk to from one place after another leaving guests separated and wondering around aimlessly without knowing what they are seeing and why they were there. I could have guided this tour myself better if given one or two day of practice. She offered to take pictures for me with her camera, and then never actually got in touch with me to explain how to download the photos taken after the end of the day. I only had a very few pictures on my camera to see. Majority of pictures taken by her camera were gone with her driven away. Had I known this, I would have taken all the photos myself. It was a disaster in almost every way possible. I am saying all this not intending to make the guide lose her job. But, the fault is on the tour operator to begin with, not just on the new guide. If the tour operator were going to introduce the guide on his/her job on day 1, the new guide should have had an opportunity to shadow a more experienced guide during the actual trip for at least one day to understand the procedures, what-to-do, and what-not-do in general. This tour needs a massive improvement. Sorely disappointed..


This was a wonderful experience! My guide, Sirpan was very knowledgeable. She was also very kind and attentive. The setting was stunning and so peaceful. This was the perfect introduction to meditation for a novice westerner like me! The highlight of this experience was meeting a monk, who kindly chatted to me about Buddhist meditation.


I learnt alot about buddhism, and it was a very peaceful experience. The guide was very knowledgeable, although I would have liked the opportunity to talk to a monk


Our guide was funny, kind and very accommodating. The temple was situated in a serene mountainside with waterfalls and dense vegetation, the perfect place for meditation. The monk who sat and spoke with us was very informative, compassionate and patient - we asked a lot of questions! I highly recommend this for anyone looking to relax and wanting an introduction to Buddhism and mediation.


GREAT EXPERIENCE! Pisi and company where great! They are so dedicated and genuine, they explain and they really put effort in every detail, goes beyond the plan (very flexible and open)! I really recommend this tour! ♥️ Thank you for such a special day
Collected by Evendo, Tripadvisor & Viator
2024-04-14 04:32