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5-Day Ayahuasca Healing Retreats

 5-Day Ayahuasca Healing Retreats

Region: Peru
Location: cusco
Email: info@travelandhealing.com
Website: http://www.travelandhealing.com

Description:

Our 5 day amazonian vine retreats have been developed with both Andes Qero and Amazonian Shipibo Shaman. They come from families with traditions of shamanism, using centuries-old traditions and techniques. The retreat is run in a traditional manner extending from the way the plant medicine is prepared to the ancient knowledge and customs of the Shipibo and Qero cultures.The traditional base of the retreat is tempered with modern medical practices to ensure our guest safety and allow them to assimilate the experience in the best way possible. This retreat include three amazonian vine ceremonies.

Etnikas has a multi-disciplinary health team consisting of a Cardiologist, Psychiatrist, Psychologist, General Practitioner, Emergency nurse who complement the highly experienced native Andean and Amazonian shaman.

A Doctor is on site 24 hours a day during retreats with access to a full range of state of the art emergency medical equipment.

We have been operating for over 30 years (much longer than other retreat centers) and safety has always been our top priority.

We have a vast amount with over 7200 satisfied guests coming to our center.

Trip advisor have granted us the ‘certificate of excellence’ for the last 4 years consecutively (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016) with over 200 five star reviews.

Located in the Sacred Valley, two hours drive from Machupicchu

MANDATORY: Please you must send by email (scan) and bring to Cusco a letter/note from your doctor outlining your good health or general health status. This document is mandatory for you to be able to participate in the retreat. If you cannot bring the note, you will have to make a check up in Cusco with a doctor specialist on the day of the water. This check up will be for an extra cost of $55 US.

THE AYAHUASCA RETREAT INCLUDE:

Your retreat will be overseen by 2 to 4 shamans Andean Qeros and Amazonian Shipibo.
There is a doctor available on site 24 hours a day for the duration of the retreat.
Small groups of up to 10 people allow us to maximize the safety, comfort, and personalized attention of the retreats for our guests.
A nurse experienced in emergency medical care will be present during the ayahuasca ceremony.
A physical check conducted by a nurse to ensure guests are calm and stable after returning from their journeys before going to bed.
A nurse monitors guests throughout the night to ensure their comfort and wellbeing.
A psychologist helps guests to interpret their experiences on an individual basis together with the shaman. Consultations are available before and after the ayahuasca ceremonies.
The psychologist will make a follow up call to guest’s one/two weeks POST retreat.
Physical and psychological health questionnaire to evaluate risk factors. A doctor, psychologist and a nurse are in charge of verifying the medical records and detecting any medical contraindications a person may have with Ayahuasca before the booking stage.
Purgative medicinal volcanic water (Physical and psychological preparation before taking ayahuasca)
Coca leaves ceremony (unification of group energy)
Cleansing and floral ceremony (Therapy of forgiveness)
Three Ayahuasca Ceremonies
Offering of gratitude to Pachamama or Mother Earth.
Experienced assistant / translator to guide guests thought the retreat with processing and integrating the healing experiences.
Individual consultations with the shaman and psychology to discuss your experiences and healing process
Group meetings to share your experiences
Basic medical check to ensure physical suitability a day before the start of the retreat
Five different healings (Inca shamanic healing technique)
Two Yoga classes for relaxation
A full body massages
Group walks in the forest and surrounding hills
All food and drinks is a delicious simple vegetarian diet suitable for working with medicinal plants/ Ayahuasca
Translation from Quechua/Spanish to English
All transport to and from the retreat center
Accommodation – within our facilities you may find the basic life necessities such as shared bedrooms with a capacity of three people as well as shared bathrooms.
All retreat facilitated in English
It is good for you to know that different parties of people may overlap at the retreat, but they will never be more than 10 participants for any giving Ayahuasca ceremony.

ITINERARY

Day 1

10:00 Meeting at Etnikas water place from there shuttle bus to the retreat center

10:30 Departure to the retreat center

11:30 Meeting with the staff and orientation of the center

12:30 Group meeting – introduction to the shaman and medical staff, discussion about Amazonian vine and ceremonies intentions.

12:40 Coca leaves ceremony and prayer for the unification of energies

13:45 Individual consultation with psychology

13:45 Individual consultation with doctor

18:30 Cleansing and floral ceremony therapy of forgiveness

19:00 First Amazonian vine ceremony

Day 2

08:00 Breakfast

09:00 Group meeting – a chance to share the teachings you learn from the Amazonian vine ceremony.

10:30 Individual consultation with shaman and psychology

10:30 Individual consultation with doctor

11:30 Time for relaxation and introspection

15:30 Relaxation Yoga

18:30 Preparation for ceremony, quiet /personal meditation time in the main Hall.

19:00 Second Amazonian vine ceremony

Day 3

08:00 Breakfast

09:00 Group meeting – a chance to share the teachings you learn from the Amazonian vine ceremony.

10:30 Individual consultation with shaman and psychology

10:30 Individual consultation with doctor

13:00 Lunch

14:30 Group walk to the Sanctuary of Lord of Huanca

17:30 Relaxation yoga

18:30 Dinner

Day 4

08:00 Breakfast

09:00 Massages

14:00 Group social work

18:30 Preparation for ceremony, quiet /personal meditation time in main Hall.

19:00 Third Amazonian vine ceremony

Day 5

08:00 Breakfast

09:00 Group meeting – a chance to share the teachings you learn from the Amazonian vine ceremony.

11:00 Offering of gratitude to Pachamama or Mother Earth

11:40 Talking about social work and fill the service report. Explanation of dietary restriction post-retreat

12:00 Opportunity to buy cultural hand craft from shipibo and andean shaman – Photos with shaman and farewell

13:00 Transport-return to Cusco Plaza San Francisco.


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