PHOENIX -- Destination Tropics, a tour operator here specializing
in Thailand, announced the date for a yoga retreat program to the
Southeast Asia nation.
The program, which will be led by Sherry Zumbrunnen, a
registered nurse and certified yoga instructor, is scheduled for
Feb. 16 to March 1.
The 13-night trip includes daily yoga classes along the shores
of the Andaman Sea, meditation in Buddhist temples and sightseeing
in Bangkok and Krabi.
Destination Tropics said Zumbrunnen's classes cater to all levels
of yoga practitioners.
The yoga program costs $3,750 per person, double ($3,950
single), from Phoenix or Los Angeles. Commission is 10%.
The package covers all meals, four nights at the Royal Benja
Hotel in Bangkok and escorted sightseeing trips in Bangkok,
including visits to the Royal Grand Palace, the floating market and
the ancient capital of Ayuthaya.
Also included is a seven-night stay at the Villa Tropicale in
Krabi, the base for escorted elephant treks during jungle and
The program also covers roundtrip air fare between Phoenix/Los
Angeles and Bangkok and Bangkok and Krabi, as well as airport
transfers within Thailand.
In addition to the yoga retreat, Destination Tropics offers
packages to Thailand that focus on the martial art of Tai Chi,
Buddhist healing rituals, Thai massage training, Thai cooking
classes, Thai boxing and fitness.
For additional information or reservations, call (888) 203-0267
or (602) 216-0779. The firm's Web site is at www.destinationtropics.com.