Ice Challenge Program


Tuesday, 17-12-2019

Arrival of participants

Setting up camp


December 18-20, 2019 Thailand

Day 1, December 18


  • Welcome and introduction
  • Intro BTEH founder Antoinette van de Water
  • Introduction to the Wim Hof Method and Guided breathing
  • Breakfast
  • Prepare for the ice bath!


  • First Ice Challenge!
  • Short discourse about the experience with Wim Hof
  • Lunch
  • Talks and booths: Human-elephant conflict mitigation, elephant & marine life conservation
  • Sunset yoga


  • Live acoustic music
  • Drum circle with Wim Hof
  • Campfire and dinner

Day 2, December 19


  • Sunrise yoga (optional)
  • Guided breathing with Wim Hof
  • Breakfast
  • Ice Bath


  • Lunch at Sam Phraya Beach 
  • Drive to Phraya Nakhon Cave
  • 2km round trip hike to/from the cave
  • Meditation and breathing on the journey and in the cave
  • Return to Sam Phraya Beach
  • Free time to explore the beach, swim, hammocks, chat with Wim and instructors.


  • Different stations set up with various speakers
  • Holistic healing methods (eg. singing bowl, gong therapy) and artistic performances 
  • Fallon and Wim create art piece. possibilities: (sand art, drawing/painting, natural sculpture) 
  • BBQ dinner or buffet dinner with campfire while performances are happening

Day 3: Friday, December 20


  • Sunrise yoga (optional)
  • Guided breathing with Wim
  • Breakfast 
  • Drive to Kui Buri National Park
  • Reforestation project, check dam building, chili dung ball making, alternative crop planting/harvesting with local community
  • Visit BTEH demonstration site


  • Lunch with local community, guides, community-based wildlife tourism group at Baan Rai Kong Mun Resort (local guesthouse)
  • History of Kui Buri and this community’s relationship with elephants and wildlife found in the area
  • Introduction of the Community-Based Wildlife Tourism Group
    Living with elephants storytelling 
  • Safari into Kui Buri National Park: wild elephant observation!


  • Thank you to local community and guides 
  • Return to camp at Sam Phraya Beach
  • Dinner/ Wim’s Finale with guitar and songs
  • Closing speech with Wim, Fallon and Antoinette
  • Campfire and performances at Sam Phraya Beach

Saturday December 21: 


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