Ayahuasca Retreat with visit to Machu Picchu 7 days

If you have the oportunity to be along time in cusco you could take this oportunity to clean yourself or heal diferent kind of deseases (emotional,spiritual,mental) and visit one of the new 7 wonders Machu Picchu. In this intense retreat you could heal yourself and have the satisfaction to visit one of the most beautiful energetic places in the world. you could heal your spirit participating in three intense ayahuasca ceremonies, pachamama ceremony, cocaleaves reading,cleansing ceremony,flowering ceremony.

if you will need one session more it will depend of the your desease and the recommendation of the healer shaman.  

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The Ayahuasca retreat includes:

      • Your retreat will be overseen by 2 to 4 shamans Andean Qeros and Amazonian Shipibo.
      • Group up to 10 participants
      • Coca leaves reading(unification of group energy)
      • Cleansing and floral ceremony (spiritual purification works with 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.
      • 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.
      • 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
      • Two Yoga sessions for relaxation
      • A full body massages
      • Group walks in the forest and surrounding hills
      • Visit to Sistine Chapel of America / Visit to Andean Museum of Andahuaylillas
      • All food and drinks is a light 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 private bedrooms and one shared bedroom with a capacity of three people as well as shared bathrooms.
      • Train to and from Machupicchu
      • Hotel in Machupicchu
      • Guided tour of Machupicchu
      • Entrance ticket to Machupicchu
      • All transport  from Cusco-Machupicchu and Machupicchu-Cusco
      • Hotel in Machu Picchu (on the night of the six day)
      • 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.

Important note:

We will look to meet at your hotel at 10am one day before the start of the retreat. From there we will take you to drink the medicinal water. 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, and they arrange as well transfer from the airport to the hotel. A representative of our center will be there waiting for you.

The next day we will look to meet at the same place at 9:30am. From there we will travel by shuttle bus to the retreat center. You are required to fast and drink just wáter.


  • Day 1

    10:00 Meeting place at your hotel from there shuttle bus to the retreat center

    11:00 Group meeting (with shamans) and introductions about ayahuasca retreat.

    12:30 Coca leaves ceremony and prayer for the unification of energies

    13:00 Individual consultation with shaman and psychology

    15:00 Cleansing and floral ceremony

    16:00 Time to relax

    19:50 Preparation for ceremony /personal meditation in the retreat center spaces.

    20:00 First Ayahuasca ceremony

    Day 2 – Retreat Centre

    8:00 Breakfast

    9:00 Group meeting – a chance to share the teachings you learn from the Ayahuasca ceremony.

    10:00 individual consultation with shaman

    11:00 Time for relaxation and introspection

    19:50 Preparation for ceremony, quiet /personal meditation time in our retreat center spaces.

    20:00 Second Ayahuasca ceremony

    Day 3

    08:00 Breakfast

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

    10:00 individual consultation with shaman

    10:00 Time for relaxation and introspection

    13:00 Lunch

    14:30 Visit to Sistine Chapel of America / Visit to Andean Museum of Andahuaylillas

    17:00 Time for relaxation

    18:00 Dinner

    Day 4

    8:00 Breakfast

    10:00 Massages

    11:30 Time for relaxation

    15:30 Yoga Session

    19:50 Preparation for ceremony, quiet /personal meditation time in main Hall.

    20:00 Third Ayahuasca ceremony

    Day 5 – Retreat Centre / Aguas Calientes

    08:00 Breakfast

    09:00 Offering of gratitude to Pachamama or Mother Earth

    10:00 Group meeting – a chance to share the teachings you learn from the Ayahuasca ceremony. An explanation of dietary restriction post-retreat.

    11:30 Individual consultation with shaman and psychology

    12:30 Opportunity to buy cultural hand craft from the shipibo, Andean shamans and jewelry store

    12:50 Group photos with Shamans and farewell

    13:00 Transport to Ollantaytambo where you can take the train to Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu town).

    When you arrive to Ollantaytambo you may like to visit the sacred archeological temples and get lunch. Make sure you are at the train station half an hour before your trains scheduled departure.

    At your arrival at Aguas Calientes a tour guide will be waiting for you and will take you to your hotel and explain the itinerary for your Machupicchu tour.

    Day 6 – Machu Picchu / Cusco

    Your tour guide will pick you up to take you for the Machupicchu tour, which will take two hours. At the end of your tour you can have lunch and visit some of the museums in the town. The train back to Cusco will leave at the time indicated on your ticket.

    When you arrive at the train station in Cusco, Tanis staff members will be there to transport you to your accommodation.

    Day 7 – Depart Cusco

    Transport to the airport from your accommodation to connect you with your departing flight.

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 us, 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.

Altitude sickness

Cusco is 3500m above sea level and people sometimes get sick from spending time at this altitude. There are several forms of medication that can be taking to alleviate the effects of altitude sickness but the interaction of some of this medication can have negative effects with Ayahuasca. For this reason we recommend you look to relieve symptoms of altitude sickness by drinking coca leaf tea which is commonly available in guest houses and hotels. We suggest you that you drink coca leaf tea at the airport or on your flight to Cusco as this will help to mitigate the effects of altitude sickness, you can also buy shot of oxygen at the airport. If symptoms become sever please let us know.

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