A Thailand Pickleball December Adventure with Helle Sparre!
Siri Thuniljinda of Thailand Pickelball, and Helle Sparre, noted Pickelball champion and innovator, cordially invite you to join us in the "Rose of the North" Chiang Mai, Thailand for an exotic pickleball get-a-away.
"A Thailand Pickleball December Adventure" will provide 7 days & 8 nights of activities including 3 days of clinic sessions featuring Helle and her "Dynamite Doubles"($500 value), Temple tours, Elephant Sanctuary visit, Thai Massage, Thai cooking class, Night Markets and a breathtaking sunrise atop Thailand's highest mountain, Doi Inthanon.
* Limited to 12 participants
* Registration deadline of 9/9/2019
* 50% of cost due upon booking. Balance due by November 10th, 2019. If paying a half deposit you will need to pay via Paypal to email@example.com and include a note referencing the trip as Paypal will not currently accept partial payments via our website.
* A minimum of 5 participants will be required to conduct the tour. Airfare should not be purchased prior to authorization from Thailand Pickleball. Authorization will be sent no later than 9/9/2019
Day 1 – Arrival in Chiang Mai / Tuesday, December 10th
In order to arrive in Chiang Mai on this day, you will need to leave the US a day prior. Please make sure you purchase your ticket to Chiang Mai Airport (CNX airport code). Transportation from the airport to the hotel will be provided by Thailand Pickleball. After all guests have arrived, we will all go out to dinner at a local Thai restaurant for an informal meet and greet. We will also go over all briefing information at that time.
Day 2 - Guided Tour of Buddhist Temples, Doi Suthep and Traditional Thai Massage / Wednesday, 11th
Welcome to your first morning in Chiang Mai! Today we will go on a guided tour of the various Buddhist Temples in the Old City. After getting a feel for the Old City we will travel to the top of Doi Suthep mountain to visit the world famous Wat Phra. In the evening we will enjoy a traditional Thai massage to prepare us for the week's activities and also have dinner together.
Day 3 - Pickleball Clinic, Night Bazaar Market / Thursday, 12th
This morning will be the first session of our clinic lead by Helle Sparre. We will spend the morning going over the techniques & strategies that will help you to establish a solid game doubles game. After the clinic, we will enjoy some open play amongst ourselves and some local players. In the evening we will visit Chiang Mai's eclectic Night Bazaar for shopping and dinner.
Day 4 - Pickleball Clinic & Latin Dancing / Friday, 13th
Today is officially a day of clinics! We will start our morning with our second day of clinics and more open play. And for the evening we will be going out for a group dinner and participating in a local Latin Dance club class. No better way to improve your Pickleball footwork!
Day 5 - Clinic and Saturday Night Market / Saturday, 14th
Today we will participate in our third and final day of clinics. After we wrap our time of clinics and open play, you will be free for the afternoon. We will gather back together as a group to visit the Chiang Mai Saturday Night Market for shopping and dinner.
Day 6 - Elephant Sanctuary & Free night / Sunday, 15th
This morning we will head out of town and visit one of the local elephant sanctuaries for a day of up-close interaction with these amazing animals. The day will be spent feeding and bathing these gentle giants. There will be no riding or mistreatment of these elephants...just ample amounts of affection and respect. You will be free to visit the city and dine on your own.
Day 7- Sunrise on Doi Inthanon / Monday, 16th
Rise and shine! This morning we will head out early in the morning as we travel out of the city to Doi Inthanon National Park. Doi Inthanon is Thailand's highest mountain and considered one the most beautiful sunrise locations in the world. After greeting the day, we will spend our time trekking the trails and visiting the various waterfalls in the park. We can either eat as a group or you can travel about on your own.
Day 8- Thai Cooking Class / Tuesday, 17th
This morning we will participate in a Thai cooking class where you will not only learn to cook amazing meals, you will also get to go to a local market and pick out your own ingredients. You will be free for the afternoon to finish up any sight seeing or shopping that you have left. In the evening we will gather at one of the upscale restaurants for our farewell dinner.
Day 9 - Traveling On / Wednesday, 18th
Today all guests will be free to travel onto their next destination. Transportation to the airport will be provided.
***Itinerary Subject to Change***
- 8 nights at 4-star accommodations with complimentary breakfasts
- 5 lunches and 7 dinners
- All listed activities including airport pick up, entrance fees, pickleball clinics & transportation within Thailand
- Airfare to/from Chiang Mai International Airport (CNX)
- Alcoholic Beverages and Specialty Drinks
CANCELLATION & REFUND POLICY
Cancellation & Refund Policy
- 60 - 31 Days Prior to Arrival: 80% of the Total Costs Refunded
- 30 - 4 Days Prior to Arrival: 50% of the Total Costs Refunded
- 72 Hours or Less Prior to Arrival: 0% of the Total Costs Refunded
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any additional questions regarding our cancellation policy.
A detailed check list will be emailed to each participant.