Mind Body and Soul: Wellness Travel in Asia with Remote Lands

19 February 2021

Optimal wellbeing focuses on the whole person - mentally, physically, emotionally and spiritually.

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Optimal wellbeing focuses on the whole person - mentally, physically, emotionally and spiritually. With Remote Lands, travelers can journey through Asia for holistic wellness experiences they need, from yoga and meditation to Buddhist blessings to immersing themselves in nature to feed the mind, body and soul.   SPIRITUALITY

The spectrum of spiritual experiences in Asia is broad, from taking a pilgrimage to the Golden Temple in Amritsar, the global center of Sikhism, to circumambulating Tibet's Mt Kailash, the world's most sacred mountain to Hindus, Jains and Buddhists that is so revered it has never been climbed.


  • Meditate at a hidden Buddhist temple in the forests perched high above Gangtey Valley
  • Hike to a remote village of young monks and spend time at their temple and school
  • Accept a private blessing from a head monk at Changangkha Khakhang


  • Relish in a private temple stay with your own secret Japanese garden and koi pond
  • Walk the ancient Kumano Kodo pilgrimage trail for religious rites of worship and purification
  • Marvel in the Fukagawa Fudo Temple Fire Ceremony for spiritual and psychological cleansing


  • Tak Bat: Give alms to the monks in Luang Prabang

  • Explore caves lined with hundreds of carved wooden Buddhas at Pak Ou

  • Learn about the disappearing ancient cultures of Southeast Asia from the hill tribes of Luang Namtha


Massages, spa treatments, and healing — now more than ever, wellbeing and mindfulness are key to a holistic journey through Asia. The diverse and dynamic cultures of Asia provide travelers with no end of options for rejuvenation and renewal. 


  • Practice yoga in the gardens of the magnificent Ahilya Fort on the holy Narmada river
  • Join the Ganga Aarti ritual prayer ceremony nightly on the Ganges in Varanasi
  • Do fire meditation at sunset at Amanbagh to quiet the mind and drive away evil


  • Take a private Tai Chi lesson from a master of the famous Chinese martial art
  • Have a Traditional Chinese Medicine checkup and learn about your body's qi
  • Indulge in Amanfayun spa's treatments including cupping, acupuncture and gua sha


  • Enjoy a traditional Thai massage at the Siam's superb spa in Bangkok
  • Relax in the crystal clear waters of the Andaman Sea
  • Discover pranayama, mindfulness and harmony at Four Seasons Chiang Mai's spa

Nothing sooths the body quite like the natural world. The open spaces of Asia give travelers an opportunity to bond with some of the most unique natural wonders in the world, from the stark, dry mountains of Central Asia to the jungle wildlife of the lush Terai region of Nepal.



  • Ride on horseback through the empty grasslands with Genghis Khan Retreat 

  • Visit the Flaming Cliffs of the South Gobi with Three Camel Lodge

  • Journey through the mountains of the Altai to the very edge of Siberia 

Central Asia

  • Marvel at the unique landscapes of Song Kul Lake in Kyrgyzstan 

  • Climb Tajikistan’s mighty Fann Mountains

  • Explore the eerie quiet of a submerged forest in Kazakhstan’s Lake Kaindy


  • Take a thrilling helicopter ride to Mt Everest Base Camp for breakfast
  • Search for one-horned rhinos and tigers in the lush Chitwan National Park
  • Trek through the far-flung, undiscovered ancient Kingdom of Mustang

To nourish your emotional wellbeing, there is nothing quite like giving back to local communities. Leaving a place better than you found it is a truly rewarding experience, and Remote Lands can take travelers to where they can make a difference in the environment and in the lives of locals. 



  • Contribute to the conservation of a UNESCO-accredited Biosphere Reserve
  • Help rehabilitate sea turtles and record the behavior of manta rays
  • Dive into the crystal clear waters to create new coral ecosystems


  • Support the Conservatoire of Apsara Dance of traditional Khmer dancers
  • Trek with the rangers of the Wildlife Alliance through the Cardamom mountains
  • Give back to local communities with the Shinta Mani Foundation


  • Get involved in conservation in Raja Ampat, home of earth's richest marine biodiversity
  • Help Nihi Sumba empower local communities while preserving and respecting their cultural traditions
  • Support the arts in Bali and meet with young Balinese students of traditional gamelan music
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