These are the most flexible, exciting & diverse retreat packages we can offer.
#1) Our original 14 Day Amazon to Machu Picchu Ayahuasca Expedition package. Which includes one week at each center, going one way, starting at Arkana Amazon Lodge, then ending at the Arkana Sacred Valley Lodge. This package includes the Excursion to Machu Picchu and your one way flight to Cusco from Iquito’s Airport at the end of Week 1.
#2) Our most flexible retreat package where YOU can decide where to begin and end your retreat, and for how long to stay at each, or even if you would like to go to Machu Picchu or not. You could start at the Arkana Sacred Valley Center, then finish at the Arkana Amazon Center, or vice versa. To keep this flexible you must arrange and pay for your own airfare between retreats (see more info below).
Both of these exciting adventurous packages enables you to participate in all the ancestral sacred medicines and activities which are offered during your stay at each retreat you choose.
#2) Flexible Retreat: Make your selection below for each retreat. *Flight not included from/to Iquitos/Cusco.
* To keep this package flexible, you are responsible to book and pay for your flight from/to Iquitos to Cusco or vice versa, accordingly to the dates you have chosen for each retreat. It is wise to keep at least a day open between retreats for your flight between regions in case of bad weather, and/or to de-compress and integrate some. We have hotels we can suggest for you to stay at in both Cusco & Iquitos. There will always be free taxi pick-up for you included at both of our retreats.
Arkana Sacred Valley Retreat Options
* Choose any of these retreat options, then carefully line up to the Arkana Amazon retreat dates.
Arkana Amazon Retreat Options
* Choose any of these retreat options and carefully line up to the Arkana Sacred Valley retreat dates.
Machu Picchu Add-On
This is paid for separately for the Flexible Package. It's up to you to include this when you book your Sacred Valley Retreat. * This can only be booked during your stay at the Arkana Sacred Valley Retreat.
Ancestral Medicines which are included with
the Amazon to Machu Picchu Expedition
Ayahuasca (Yagé) is a sacred healing plant of Peru. Many visitors to ayahuasca retreats today seek the powerful healing it is known to bring. It can cure chronic depression, drug addiction, PTSD or alcoholism to physical illnesses such as Parkinson’s disease, psoriasis and even cancer.
San Pedro (Huachuma) cactus contains the well-known compound, Mescaline. Psychedelic journeys are similar to Peyote however, San Pedro’s effects are much more gentle and grounding. People report that their experience with is like being held in the loving embrace of an ethereal goddess.
Kambo (frog medicine/venom) is the secretion from the bright green giant monkey frog (Phyllomedusa bicolor—also known as the giant leaf frog) that lives in the north-west area of the Amazon rain forest. Indigenous tribes have used it as a prophylactic against malaria, and also to boost strength and stamina. The frogs are not injured from the collection of their secretions, which are obtained via scraping onto wooden “Kambo sticks”.
Nunu (Rape') is something we are also offering at our centre in the beginning of your Ayahuasca Retreat, and before each ceremony. Nunu is also known as the “Dust of The Elders”. This medicine is native to the Matses tribe and has been used by their people for thousands of years. Its primary ingredient tobacco, which is mixed with macambo nut, cacao, and the barks and leaves of medicinal trees from the Amazon jungle.
Visiting Machu Picchu, is a must for all visitors of the Sacred Valley. Considered one of the wonders of the Ancient World. The energy of this area can really can add to your healing experience. Only included in the 14 day Sacred Valley / Machu Picchu to Amazon Ayahuasca Retreat package.
Optional Add-On Ceremony
Sapo (Bufo) from the Bufo Aavarius toad in the Sonoran desert, has the ingredient (5-MeO-DMT) which is also known as the God or spirit molecule. This short but profoundly healing & intense ceremony offers deeply profound experiences which are said to be comparable to mystical Hindu experiences of Moksha or Buddhist experiences of Samadhi and Nirvana. Duration: 1 Hour (approx.)
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We offer long term Master Plant Dieta's under the guidance of our Shamans. The specific combination of Plants and/or Trees will be prescribed after the first Ayahuasca ceremony, where the medicine will reveal the ideal combination for healing and/or learning. The minimum commitment to undertake one of our Dietas is 3 months.