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The price is inclusive of everything described under “Included In Retreat” on the Vietnam2020: Immersion Expansion

The fee is calculated in Australian Dollars – Estimated USD and Euro are also provided. For other currencies visit XE Currency Converter

PRIVATE ROOM with Ensuite   – AU $3,497  
TWIN SHARE Option Discount  – AU $3,097 

[Private Room: approx US $2,450 /  € 2,200 – actual cost will be adjusted according to $Australian status at checkout] 
[Twin Share: US $2,150 /  € 1,950 – actual cost will be adjusted according to $Australian status at checkout]  

EARLY BIRD BONUS

  • Book before February 28TH & select 2 bonus items from List A and 1 item from List B
  • Book before April 30th for 1 item from List A & 1 item from List B

NOTE: Extra bonus activities must be taken during your Free Time. Activities may clash with each other so you will not be able to do both. Please be ready with an extra choice in case this occurs. 

You have the option to pay in full or to pay the initial non-refundable deposit and then the remainder by installments. 
All payment must be completed by 9th October 2020

Payment by credit card  OR
Payment by direct transfer – preferred  (please contact us for details)

Note: Installment payments paid with credit card online incur processing fee

LIST B

Thang Long Water Puppet Theatre (Hanoi) 1 hr

The ancient art form of water puppetry has its roots in an art form that dates back to the 11th century. The tradition stems from a time when rice paddy fields were flooded and villagers would make entertainment by standing in the waist-deep water with the puppets performing over the water. The story is accompanied by a Vietnamese orchestra playing traditional music.

Drink Voucher for the hotel bar

400,000VnD  ($25 approx) 

Luxe Bath Kit

May include soap, rose petals, bath bomb, bath salts. All-natural Vietnamese products

Coffee Class – (Hanoi) 2 hr

Experience unique flavors while learning the techniques and secrets of Vietnam’s coffee and tea culture.

Vietnamese Tea Ceremony – (Hanoi) 1 hr

LIST A

Photography Tour – Hoi An 3.5hrs

“Sunset With The Farmers”

A dusty photography tour through the fields and villages where time stood still to capture the action of the people at sunset. Explore the rice paddies in the warm afternoon light, capture the workers planting, ploughing or harvesting rice. Under the guidance of our expert photographers, enter a traditional village along the river where we have created a strong relationship with the people over the years.

My Son Sanctuary Tour (Hoi An) 4 - 5 hrs

6am start 

Mỹ Sơn is a cluster of abandoned and partially ruined temples constructed between the 4th and the 14th century by the kings of Champa. Ancient and impressive towers and temples sit upon emerald hills. Wander through eight groups of 71 structures which are similar but much smaller than those at Siem Riep on this UNESCO World Heritage site. Considered the homeland of the Cham people, it remains an incredible example of Vietnam’s indigenous culture. Also the site of a brutal battle during the American War, bomb craters lying between the structures create an eerie juxtaposition between ancient and modern history. 
The 6:00 am start avoids crowds and the daytime heat. English speaking guide, breakfast included.

Spa (Hoi An)

Voucher for 800,000VND  (75 – 120 min duration)

Enjoy the treatment of your choice. Chose from menu including Vietnamese traditional Massage, Hot Stone Massage, Shiatsu, Aromatherapy Massage, and more.

Electric Bicycle Tour around West lake (Hanoi) - 2.5 hrs

Visit some beautiful cultural points of interest as you circle Hanoi’s largest lake, including Vong Thi Pagoda & Communal House, Tay Ho Temple and historic village & Yen Phu Village. Last but not least, take part in a traditional lotus tea workshop. The West Lake Tour is an unforgettable experience that combines history, culture, religion and unique technology taking you to amazing sites away from the busy tourist trail.

Bicycle Tour around (Hoi An) 6+hrs

The 15km Cycling Discovery gives an opportunity to experience the beautiful landscape of the rural areas of Vietnam and the friendliness of the local people. Enjoy local scenery, visit local families and artisans, learn about traditional farming methods, noodle and rice wine making. Enjoy lunch cooked by village family. With plenty of time to chat and ask questions.  

Vietnamese Lantern Making Workshop (Hoi An) 2 hrs

Hoi An is known for its gorgeous silk lanterns. This interactive experience is a fun way to learn about Vietnamese culture and traditional craft techniques. You get a new talent and a beautiful souvenir that holds wonderful memories.

Sunrise Kayak Paddle Tour (Hoi An) 4 hrs

4.30am start

Watch the day begin as you paddle on the Thu Bon River with uninterrupted views of the horizon. The paddle will end with an exciting view of local life at the bustling fish market and the chance to buy breakfast from local vendors.

Australian Bush Flower Essence Kit

Includes – 1 x Travel Essence Cream (50ml)

1 x Calm & Clear Essence (30ml)

1 x Emergency Essence (30ml)

Homeopathy Consultation With Catherine

Online Consultation before or after the event, 90 mins

payment plans

Super Easy Payment Plan A

Put down a $400 deposit to secure your place and pay the rest over 12 weekly installments.
$400 deposit plus 12 x weekly repayments 

Private Room Option – 12 x AU $259.00 

Twin Share Option – 12 x AU $225.00 

Missed or late payments incur 10% administration fee

Super Easy Payment Plan B

Put down a $400 deposit to secure your place and pay the rest over 3 monthly installments.
$400 deposit plus 3 x monthly payments 

Private Room Option – 3 x AU $1,033.00
Twin Share Option     – 3 x AU $899.00

Missed or late payments incur 10% administration fee

 

Please contact us to discuss OTHER payment options

 

Please note: These figures are calculated in Australian Dollars and will be adjusted to your local currency during checkout.

Online payments incur an admin fee. 

 

inclusions

The Vietnam 2020 Immersion Expansion is only open to 7 women.

What is not included

  • Flights to Hanoi and from Da Nang
  • Passport (must be valid for six months after exit date from Vietnam)
  • Visa on arrival
  • Fully comprehensive international travel insurance (compulsory)
  • Drinks
  • Meals not listed
  • Personal purchases (including clothing from tailor)
  • Tips, mini bar, extra hotel paid facilities, laundry, extra expenses not stated
  • Extra activities not stated
      • 10 nights private 4 star accommodation (twin share avail at discount)
      • Transfers to and from Da Nang and Hanoi Airports
      • 10 breakfasts, 10 lunches, 9 dinners
      • Inspiring Expansion Workshops with Catherine 
      • Private Facebook Group and pre-retreat call with Catherine
      • All entries and transport to scheduled retreat activities
      • Internal flight from Hanoi to Hue
      • Connection with locals at a deeper level
      • Free time to shop, visit the beach, spa, relax, read, journal, sight-see, people 
      • watch, connect with locals, etc
      • Retreat activities including Vietnamese Cooking Class, Overnight cruise, Cultural History Tour, Hoi An Tailors, Night Market, Silk Village, Hanoi Old Quarter Tour, Ha Long Bay Sung Sot Cave, Full Moon Release Ceremony, plus secret experiences designed just for our group
      • Fabulous extra Bonus Activities included for Early Bird registrations
      • Overnight cruise
      • Gorgeous welcome gift
      • 4 fabulous locations – vibrant and colourful Hanoi, magnificent and tranquil Halong Bay, royal and imperial Hue, quaint and relaxing Hoi An
      • And much more…

        VIetnam2020:
        immersion expansion

        Thursday 29th October – Sunday 8th November 2020

        CANCELLATION POLICY 

         

        • The deposit is non-refundable. Any cancellation results in forfeiture of the $400 deposit
        • The balance of the total final amount is refundable for cancellations made up until 30 days before the scheduled start date of the retreat.
        • The balance is non-refundable for cancellations made less than 30 days before the start date.
        • If cancellation is made within seven days of the start date of the Retreat credit can be arranged subject to circumstances. No refund will be made. However, credit may be transferred to another event.
        • Please note no refunds or discounts will be made for arriving late, leaving early, flight cancellations, travel delays or illness.
        • If you cancel your participation in a retreat for any reason the cancellation policy will apply with no exceptions.
        • Unfortunately, we are unable to make refunds to you for unforeseen circumstances such as injury, family emergency etc which prevent you from taking part in all or part of the planned retreat, as we have costs already incurred when reserving venues and activities. To protect yourself we strongly encourage you to purchase travel insurance. Travel insurance can be obtained as soon as you make a booking.
        • In the unlikely event that we may have to cancel all or part of the retreat due to weather, natural disaster, political upheaval or other causes which are beyond our control, we cannot guarantee a refund. We will make every endeavour to obtain refunds wherever possible and we will pass on to you the benefit of any refunds obtained. To cover these risks we recommend you purchase travel insurance.
        • We reserve the right to cancel the trip if  minimum numbers are not met. In the event that a retreat is cancelled due to too few participants we will refund to you all deposits and payments already made. We cannot, however, compensate you for airfares you may have purchased or other travel costs you have incurred.
        • Please note no refunds or discounts will be made for arriving late, leaving early, flight cancellations, travel delays or illness.

         

         

        MINIMUM NUMBERS

         

        • We will confirm the Retreat as soon as minimum numbers are reached.
        • You will be notified immediately minimum numbers have been reached.

        We strongly recommend you take out travel insurance when you pay to cover yourself should you be unable to attend due to unforeseen circumstances. 

         

         

        REFUNDS

         

        • The $400 initial deposit is non-refundable.
        • The balance of the total final amount is refundable until four weeks before the scheduled start date of the retreat.
        • The balance is non-refundable from four weeks before the start date.
        • If cancellation is made within seven days of the start date of the program, credit can be arranged subject to circumstances. No refund will be made. However, at our discretion credit may be transferred to another event.
        • Please note no refunds or discounts will be made for arriving late, leaving early, flight cancellations, travel delays or illness.
        • If you cancel your participation in a retreat for any reason the cancellation policy will apply with no exceptions.

           

           

          CANCELLATION DUE TO INSUFFICIENT NUMBERS

           

          • In the event that an event is cancelled due to too few participants, we will refund to you all deposits and payments already made.
          • We cannot, however, compensate you for airfares you may have purchased or other travel costs you have incurred.