Peru: Peace and Culture Tour

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Experience Authentic Peru

October 8-18, 2017

 


 

This journey is an offering of Peace and sharing Culture between peoples.

 


 

Enjoy the highlights of Peru, enhance your yoga, but mostly…come here for an authentic vision quest inward journey with local shamans for a peace celebration.  Inclusive trip offers you luxury accommodations, most meals, private guides, hiking, …all activities, sunrise ceremony at Machu Picchu, meals with local tribes, and more.

 


 

Limited to 15 spiritually minded travelers…limited spaces remain.

$300 Deposit secures your Spot!  

$3519 pp | shared standard rooms  **  $4079 | solo standard room

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Peru is a home to a section of Amazon rainforest and Machu Picchu, an ancient Incan city high in the Andes mountains. The region around Machu Picchu, including the Sacred Valley, Inca Trail and colonial city of Cusco, is rich in archaeological sites. On Peru’s arid Pacific coast is Lima, the capital, with a preserved colonial center and important collections of pre-Columbian art. We take you to embrace all of it, plus spend time with local shaman, villagers, and the peoples of Lake Titikaka.

 


 

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WHAT TO EXPECT

 

Expect and authentic journey to Peru to experience hands on interaction with local peoples and area tribes.

 

You will have local Shaman Guides throughout this journey who will take you to sacred grounds and locations within this itinerary. As a group, we will engage in Sweat Lodge ceremony with the Pisac Tribe. Also, this journey includes many meals, since we will have the opportunity to dine with local tribe members and village communities.

 

We embrace this opportunity to bring our cultures together, so we may share Sacred Wisdoms with each other, and practice Peace….together.

 


 

DAY-TO-DAY ITINERARY

 

DAY 1 (OCT 8/SUN): ARRIVAL IN LIMA 
Arrival in Lima, meet and greet at the airport, transfer to the hotel.

Overnight stay in Lima.

 

DAY 2 (OCT 9/MON): LIMA | INC: B/L/D.
In the morning, we will visit the Archeological Sanctuary of Pachacamac, just 30 kms. South of Lima. It was built in adobe with view to the sea and the Lurin river valley. It was a pilgrimage site for many cultures that developed in ancient Peru.

 

Upon arrival of the Incas, the complex was adapted to become an administrative center, respecting and adapting the local constructions. You can find there the Temple of the Sun, the Acllahuasi, the Palace of Taurichumbi, and the Pilgrimage Plaza, among others. We will also visit the Site Museum to get a better insight and appreciate the salvaged remnants of the area.

 

Here, a local shaman will explain about the importance of the Archeological place within the spiritual life of the Incas and will host a welcome ceremony to bless our journey.We will continue with lunch at Los Ficus Farm located in the Lurin River valley (34 kms from Lima), where we will enjoy a home-made lunch and an exhibition of Peruvian Horses.

 

Later in the afternoon, we will visit the Magic Water Circuit, the largest water and light show in Latin America. We will witness the greatest show of Ornamental Fountains where there is perfect communion and harmony of water, light, music and images. After this visit we will go to Huaca Pucllana restaurant to enjoy a delicious Peruvian vegetarian dinner.

 

Overnight stay in Lima.

 

DAY 3 (OCT 10/TUE): LIMA/CUSCO/SACRED VALLEY | INC: B/L.
Departure transfer to board our domestic flight to Cusco.

 

Upon arrival, we will be welcome and transferred to our hotel in the Sacred Valley.
Along the way, we will stop at Misminay where a local community of weavers that preserve their ancient traditions and communicate with nature and the cosmos. This is a remarkable village, which possesses a mysterious textile iconography, unique plants and animals, subtle gastronomy of native products and maintains pre-Hispanic customs.

 

We will enjoy homemade lunch with the community.

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After lunch, we will continue to Maras, the famous and ancient salt mines of the colonial era. The contrast of its wells white with the green valley is impressive and not to be missed for a postcard spectacular of the Sacred Valley of the Incas.

 

Overnight stay in Sacred Valley.

 

DAY 4 (OCT 11/WED): SACRED VALLEY | INC: B/L.
In the morning, we will enjoy a real sweat lodge ceremony with the Pisac tribe.

 

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Lunch included at the hotel. Afternoon at leisure.

 

Overnight stay in Sacred Valley.

 

DAY 5 (OCT 12/THU): SACRED VALLEY/MACHU PICCHU | INC: B/L/D.
In the morning, we will head to Chinchero, to visit the Piuray Lake. We will have a warm up before heading into the water to paddle for a while before beginning the yoga session. Our teacher will instruct us in the performance of the asanas. We will enjoy the session with the best view of the Sacred Valley.

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Later, we will head towards the local train station to board our train to Aguas Calientes. Dinner included at the hotel.

 

Overnight stay in Aguas Calientes.

 

DAY 6 (OCT 13/FRI): MACHU PICCHU/CUSCO | INC: B/L/D
Early in the morning, we will board the bus to go up the winding road to Machu Picchu, amid a spectacular view of the Urubamba River and its canyon. The Lost City of the Incas, Machu Picchu, will astonish us with its terraces, ceremonial shrines, steps and urban areas.

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A local shaman will host a prayer to the Pachamama (mother earth) and will explain us the spiritual significance of the citadel during the Inca Empire. Energy is all around us. At the arranged time, we will enjoy lunch at a local restaurant before boarding our train back to Poroy station from where we will transferred to our hotel. Dinner included at the hotel.

 

Overnight stay in Cusco.

 

DAY 7 (OCT 14/SAT): CUSCO | INC: B.
Early in the morning, we will to the moon valley in Cusco to enjoy a yoga session surrounded by the beautiful archaeological places in the city.

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Later, we will get away from the crowds to visit Sacsayhuaman, an impressive citadel full of colossal fortress surrounded by beautiful landscapes in complete communion with nature. We will then continue to the Inca shrine of Qenqo, with its awesome altar for sacrifices embedded in the side of the rock. We will finally reach the Puca Pucara watchtower and Tambomachay, a monument of noticeable architectural excellence, considered one of the pillars of the Andean view of the world.  Afternoon at leisure.

 

Overnight stay in Cusco.

 

DAY 8 (OCT 15/SUN): CUSCO | PUNO: INC B/L.
Departure on a tour bus to Puno. On the way we’ll stop to visit the attractions this beautiful route has to offer. The first stop: Andahuaylillas, for a visit to its beautiful chapel, then its Racchi, Temple of the Wiracocha god where the walls and narrow streets stand out.

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Then it’s lunch time and the opportunity to see the view at “La Raya”, natural border between Cusco and Puno. Before our final destination we will visit the in site Pucara Museum and a chance to get one of the local classic bull shaped ceramics. We will arrive in Puno at the end of the afternoon and will head straight to our hotel.

 

Overnight stay in Puno.

 

DAY 9 (OCT 16/MON): LAKE TITICACA | INC: B/L.
In the morning, we will visit the Uros islands located in the Titikaka Lake bay, about 6 km. from Puno Port. There are around 40 scattered islands built with Totora reed (an aquatic plant), constituting an important archipelago inhabited by 10 to 20 families. At 3,810 m.a.s.l., we will visit two islands of the Uros to appreciate the unique beauty of the place, as well as the culture and lifestyle of the locals of millenary origin. Even today they keep their ancestral traditions, with a large Aymara influence, all linked to the totora reed. The subsistence of the Uros is based on fishing, hunting and gathering of eggs, complementing their economy with the sale of handicrafts.

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After visiting an Uros family, we will board a reed boat where the shaman will head towards Taquile, a place in which the settlers still maintain their ancestral traditions and colorful typical clothes. We will go to the top of the island to enjoy lunch with a local family and then we will go to the beach where a shaman will host a cleansing ceremony. Afternoon return to the hotel.

 

Overnight stay in Puno.

 

DAY 10 (OCT 17/TUE): PUNO | INC: B/L.
Today, we will visit Aramu Muru Doorway in Ajayu Marka, The house of the Sun or House of Divinity. We will walk on the Ceremonial Path starting from the drinking place of the Inca. In this place, we will do a Solar practice to activate our Inner connection with the Father Sun.

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We continue to the inter dimensional doorway of Lord Aramu Muru, then we can start to experience in the two columns of the gate the Light, then the doorway of divinity in connection with our hearts which is the other doorway to our divinity. After the ceremony we will return to Puno.

 

Overnight stay in Puno.

 

DAY 11 (OCT 18/WED): PUNO | INC: B.
At arranged time, we will be transferred to the airport to board our connecting flight back home.

 

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$300 RESERVES YOUR SPOT ON THIS TRIP!   BALANCE DUE AUGUST 14, 2017

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Your Inclusions

* 10 nights at luxury accommodations with daily breakfast.
* Private sweatlodge ceremony with local tribe
* Daily Meditation practices and sacred ceremonies
* Cultural meetings with local villagers and tribe leaders
* All ground and flight transfers
* Visits and excursions based on private basis and including English-speaking local guides
* Shared transfers for the train ride to Machu Picchu and the shuttle bus up/down Machu Picchu (due to these services are always provided on group basis).
* VISTADOME train ticket for the route Ollantaytambo/Aguas Calientes/Poroy.
* Shuttle bus ticket Aguas Calientes / Machu Picchu / Aguas Calientes (day 06 of the program).
* Entrance fee Machu Picchu (day 06 of the program).
* Meals mentioned.
* Hands on training and teachings from trip leaders
* Free copy of Practicing Peace Guidebook
* Optional Healing Circle Ceremonies
* Optional Peace Praciting Healing Meditations
* Yoga practices and instruction
* Energy Healings


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