This Ayahuasca retreat is specially planned to people tha have a short time in cusco, this full day experience will show you how ayahuasca medicine works and it will help you to discover yourself and clean your mind and spirit of bad energies, useful to people that wants to experiences for first time psychedelics plants like ayahuasca or san pedro.
Important note The purgative medicinal water will be given to you at your hotel one day before the start of the retreat at 10am it will take around 2 hours.
You are required to be nil by mouth for 3-4 hours before this process begins. After the purge you are able to eat and reconvene your regular activities under the restrictions listed.
You most book a hotel by yourself for this night, if you like we can recommend you some places, they arrange as well transfer from the airport to the hotel.
The next day we will pick you up from your hotel to take you to the retreat center You are required to fast and drink just water.
Please send me the information of the place where you will be staying in Cusco.
08:00 Shuttle bus from your hotel to the retreat center
09:00 Meeting with the staff and orientation of the center
09:15 Group meeting – introduction to the shamans, discussion about ayahuasca and ceremonies intentions.
10:00 Coca leaves ceremony and prayer for the unification of energies.
10:15 Coca leaves reading – personal diagnosis.
11:15 Cleansing and floral ceremony.
12:15 Preparation for ceremony, quiet /personal meditation in the main hall.
12:30 Ayahuasa ceremony
18:00 Offering of gratitude to Pachamama or Mother Earth
19:00 Group meeting – a chance to share the teachings you learn from the Ayahuasca ceremony. An explanation of dietary restriction post-retreat.
19:50 Individual consultation with shaman
20:50 Opportunity to buy cultural hand craft from the shipibo and Andean shamans
21:15 Group photos with Shamans and farewell
21:30 Transport back to your hotel in Cusco
Pre Retreat Restrictions
Dietary: Do not consume drugs, alcohol, coffee or chocolate for two days prior to your Ayahuasca ceremony. Avoid canned food, red meat and pork, cold cuts, spicy food and excessive salt and sugar. Do not take any medical prescription (natural or otherwise), drugs, antibiotics, injections, pills, supplement, vitamins or others. No food or beverages that have artificial colors flavors or preservatives.
During your stay with Tanis Ayahuasca Retreat we remind you that it is not permitted to smoke, drink alcohol or to take any type of prescription or non-prescription drugs without consulting us.
Food: Eat well. Good organic food is recommended. If you’re not vegetarian you can consume chicken or fish. To strengthen the brain we recommend eating ceviche (Peruvian food) and ask for tiger’s milk/leche de tigre (both without spicy_ sin aji) this is a concentrate juice of the ceviche.
Other: It is recommended that you refrain from have sex or masturbating a day before the retreat as can reduce physical energy levels making it harder to cope with the effects of ayahuasca.
It is suggested that the women who are menstruating or pregnant abstain from participating. Period pain and discomfort may result in a negative experience while journeying with Ayahuasca. However, if you do not experience sever pain or discomfort then it is ok for you partake.
We recommend waiting till the second or third day of a period to allow you to gauge the intensity of the pain.