Peru
Destination
Exploration, Meditation, Yoga
Activity

You are about to go on a journey…

This Mystical Yoga/Therapy Retreat is a collaborative effort with our Yoga studio partner, Ascend Yoga Therapy. It’s a journey through the layers of your own self. It is a journey through your life, through the worlds within and around you. Awakening one’s trust, intuition, adventurous spirit and heart opening experiences. It begins here, in your own body. It begins now, in the Andes, Sacred highlands of Peru. This is your personal quest that will be full of magic, awe with lush clean air, sacred temples, mystical historic sites, Peruvian local food, organic wet market place, Peruvian art, Yoga, Sound Therapy and Meditation.

DATE

October 1st – 9th, 2018

DURATION 9 Days
LOCATION

Andrade Farmstay Lodge

INCLUDED
Yoga Classes

Twin room for 7 nights

Meals at Andrade’s Farm Stay lodge & Sacred Valley Buffet Restaurant

A night in Cusco, Cusco City tours, Sacred Valley Tours, biplane or one Huachuma (San Pedro) ceremony

Horseback Riding

Entrance to historic mystical temples and sites

Train & Bus Tickets

NOT INCLUDED
Flights

Meals on your free day

Additional Huachuma (San Pedro) ceremony on free day

ACCOMMODATION

Andrade Farmstay Lodge

  • Ascend Yoga Therapy members, you’ll get to enjoy USD100 off this mystical retreat. Kindly write to Ascend to receive your discount code. It’s going to be a lifetime experience that you won’t forget.

For more information, please proceed to YMA Travel Peru here

or

Make an enquiry here

Mystical Retreat 2018 (1 -9th Oct 2018) Price in USD
$3,400
  • We accept all major global credit cards via Paypal as mode of payment. Remember to sign out as Guest if you do not have a Paypal account. Once purchased, it is non refundable or transferrable.
  • Do give us a shout out, hola@ymatravelperu.com if you’d like to extend your stay or would like to have a different itinerary for your overall trip.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Please purchase your own travel insurance and bring comfortable windbreakers, warm clothes, thick socks as the temperature in the Sacred Valley is about 20°C during the day time and 10°C in the evening. It could also get pretty windy so you might have temperature drops. Hiking boots are essential as you are going to be living in the Mountains 2800m – 3600m altitude for 9 days on off road treks.
  • Let us know any dietary restriction for your retreat meals.

Below is a brief itinerary from us the tour organizer, lodge host and operator, as we’ll be responsible for your Yoga retreat and adventure in Peru;

*A confirmation itinerary will be sent via e-mail once booking is made. ​

Typical Schedule

DAY 1 – ARRIVAL

11:00 Arrival and Cusco Airport Pick up by Tour Director
13:00 Transfer to Andrade’s Lodge (AFL) in Yanahuara
14:00 Lunch
18:00 Meditation
19:30 Briefing
20:00 Dinner in AFL

Rest up well before we start the mystical journey!

DAY 2 – SACRED VALLEY TOURS

07:30 Yoga
09:00 Breakfast
11:00 Sacred Valley Tours Ollantaytambo, Salineras Salt Mines, Moray & Maras
13:00 Buffet Lunch
18:30 Meditation
20:00 Dinner

DAY 3 – SACRED INFINITY SPRING

07:30 Yoga
09:00 Breakfast
11:00 Horseback to Sacred spring that inspired Ascend Yoga Therapy
13:00 Pachamama Ceremony – Give offerings and gratitude to Pachamama
14:30 Pachamanca Buffet Lunch
18:30 Meditation
20:00 Dinner

DAY 4 – SACRED VALLEY TOURS

07:30 Yoga
09:00 Breakfast
10:00 Visit Pisac & Sacsayhuamán
16:00 Return to AFL
18:30 Meditation
20:00 Dinner

DAY 5 – ZIPLINE\HUACHUMA CEREMONY

07:30 Breakfast
09:30 Pick up for Zipline

The Sacred Valley zip-line gives people of all ages the opportunity to fly over this magical and magnificent valley, in a safe and fun way. The zip line has 7 lines or cables, from 150mt to 700mt, for a total of 2800mt.

Starting with 30-40 minutes hike, easy and via ferrata equipped for more safety will take you to the first line. You will have a small via ferrata climbing (4 meters) so you can have a perfect idea on what is to climb a ferrata route.

Each line is different from the other, you will start with an easy and short one and the circuit will allowed you to upgrade your zipline expertise.

Note: Let us know in advance if you are afraid of heights and would love to have an alternative activity.

Or 

09:30 Huachuma (San Pedro Ceremony)

This ancient ceremony will be facilitated by two Huachumero Shamans with decades of practice with Huachuma (San Pedro cactus) and Pachamama (Mother Earth) ceremonies brought down from their ancestors – the ancient Inca civilisation – complementary and natural earth healing methods are believed to physiologically, mentally, emotionally help humans to meet a high level of vitality and well-being.

Huachuma (San Pedro) plant medicine ceremony is an individual experience and perception for everyone who wishes to attain guidance and wisdom about a specific matter or situation, healing of an illness, or simply for attaining higher consciousness.

16:00 Back to AFL for those who choose Zipline
18:00 Dinner
20:00 Bonfire

DAY 6 – FREE DAY OR HUACHUMA CEREMONY

08:00 Breakfast

This is the time where you can take a day off from doing any activities or you are welcome to join the full day Huachuma (San Pedro) ceremony at additional cost of USD300 (U.P USD350).

Kindly let us know two weeks in advanced should you decide to participate in the ceremony.

17:30 Meditation
19:00 Dinner
21:00 Closing ceremony with bonfire​

DAY 7​​ – YANAHURA, AGUAS CALIENTES, MACHU PICCHU, OLLANTAYTAMBO, YANAHUARA

Breakfast
07:00 Train ride to Aguas
09:00 Machu Picchu and adventure around
13:00 Lunch in Aguas Calientes – at own expense
16:22 Train from Aguas to Ollantaytambo
18:10 Arrive Ollantaytambo and transfer to AFL
20:00 Dinner

DAY 8 – FREE DAY OR HUACHUMA CEREMONY

08:00 Breakfast

This is the time where you can take a day off from doing any activities or you are welcome to join the full day Huachuma (San Pedro) ceremony at additional cost of USD300 (U.P USD350).

Kindly let us know two weeks in advanced should you decide to participate in the ceremony.

17:30 Meditation
19:00 Dinner
21:00 Closing ceremony with bonfire​

DAY 9 – DEPARTURE

07:30 Yoga
09:00 Breakfast
13:00 Transfer to Cusco Airport

**Please note that above is just a brief itinerary. You will be notified via e-mail should there be any changes.

After practising yoga for more than a decade, Serene was inspired by her teachers and mentors to participate in the 200hr Ascension Teacher Training with Yoga Alliance, with Ascend Yoga Therapy.

She is also a trained Gong Facilitator, having completed Gong
Level 1 under Martha Collard at Red Doors Studio in Hong Kong. Serene believes that meditation is the key to unlocking the mind. Through her classes, she aspires to inspire others to achieve their goals and manifest their visions. Her teachings integrate meditation and relaxation techniques – such as sound and breath – into the asana practice. She practises the Eight Limbs of Yoga and considers Yoga to be an all-encompassing way of life