Forest Bathing in a Rain Forest

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A great way to start your vacation! Past participants have commented on how this experience finally makes them feel relaxed enough to be fully present here in Hawaii. has listed Forest Bathing Hawaii's walks in the top 5 "incredible once-in-a-lifetime travel experiences that should be on every intrepid traveler's bucket list."On this gentle, mindful walk on the verdant grounds of the Lyon Arboretum, you'll leave behind the stresses of the world and get in touch with the healing powers of the forest. As we move through about a mile of easy trail over the course of the approximately 3-hour experience, your certified forest therapy guide will offer a series of “invitations” to help you re-connect with nature through your senses. You'll get to try a tea from the forest and a healthy, locally-sourced snack. Forest therapy is an evidence-based practice inspired by the Japanese "shinrin-yoku" (roughly translates to "forest bathing"), now a global wellness movement.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Lyon Arboretum, Honolulu, Oahu, HawaiiA slow, mindful walk through parts of the Arboretum with invitations to connect with nature through your senses.Duration: 3 hours

What’s included

  • Light refreshments
  • Professional guide, certified by the Association of Nature and Forest Therapy Guides and Programs, also certified in Wilderness First Aid
  • Mats to sit on
  • Walking sticks, if requested
  • Snacks
  • Coffee and/or Tea - A tea made from a plant found in the forest we walked and used as a traditional Hawaiian remedy.
  • Landing and facility fees
  • Entry/Admission - Lyon Arboretum

What’s not included

  • Gratuities