Five Day Ayahuasca Initiation
- Santuario Healing Center
- Huanuco, Peru
- $140.00 - Deposit on Total Retreat Price of $495 (includes all medicines, ceremonies, food, and accommodations)
Register and Reserve Your Five Day Ayahuasca Initiation
At Santuario, you will experience a retreat unlike any other in the world. Set on a unique boiling river, the steaming “Shanay-timpiska,” Santuario shimmers with the energy of the Amazon rainforest. Here you will experience the medicine pure and strong under the wise and kind care of Maestro Santiago Enrrique Melendez and Ayme Vargas and family. Our new Five Day Retreats are a perfect introduction to a medicine path that is as powerful as it is subtle.
Travel and Pick up at Pucallpa Airport:
Santuario is an authentic traditional Amazonian plant medicine center situated in a highly unique geological site (a boiling river) in rainforest 2-3 hours outside of Pucallpa. The journey there is an adventure by itself! We work with an independent guide team that can escort you in comfort and security. Please refer to the pages below for information how to plan for your retreat and the travel and guide costs.
If you wish to extend your retreat for a few days, this is possible. Just pay the day rate of 77 USD directly to the center. For longer extensions, (a week or more) this must be confirmed online with your facilitator. This can be done are the nearby village of Honoria or in Pucallpa. Please alert us in advance of your departure if you may want an extension.
Please refer to your travel information package for more important information related to your trip planning!
Venue HighlightsSituated on the famous "boiling river of the Upper Amazon," Santuario Huishtin is a centre unlike any other in Peru for its unique beauty and magical environment. Here, the rainforest shimmers with energy and you will experience tranquility and the ability to go deep in your healing work not found any where in the world. Founded and run by the maestros and their family (Maestro Santiago Enrrique Paredes Melendez, his partner and wife Maestra Ayme Vargas, and brother Maestro Hegner Paredes Melendez) you will participate in authentic healing practices in the tradition of "vegetalismo" (plant spirit shamanism) in a safe and comfortable environment. Here the medicine is pure and powerful. Santiago Enrrique Paredes Melendez and his family have become renown in Peru for their knowledge of plant diets and Santuario has become the best place in Peru to commit to apprenticeships and long term, individualized study with Amazonian plant teachers.
- Includes Meat
- Gluten Free
- Dairy Free
- Nut Free
Menu/CuisineWe serve the traditional Amazonian diet for working with plant medicines that involve rice, plantains, fish, eggs, and vegetables. We can accommodate your diet if you are vegan or vegetarian or require gluten or dairy free.
AccommodationsSantuario is a very peaceful and secure environment. Everyone has their own private room and bed (including bedding and towel) and mosquito net at the center. There are proper toilets and water is drawn from the boiling river for bathing. It is a natural, ecological environment that is profoundly beautiful and simple.
DirectionsPucallpa is the nearest city and airport. We work with professional and talented English speaking guides that will meet you at any location in Pucallpa and bring you to Santuario. Santuario is located approximately 3 hours outside of Pucallpa and requires a journey by dirt road, boat, and by foot through the jungle. The journey to Santuario is a fascinating adventure unto itself!