- immersing yourself in the wisdom and rituals of the mystical Andean Cosmovisión;
- going on enchanting but also physically challenging treks (on 3 days) across the mystical Andes and sharing space, traditional food, invigorating stories, and heart-warming smiles with a Q´ero master and his family in their modest traditional stone houses. They live in breathtaking landscapes at above 4000 m altitude far away from roads, shops and phone networks. The daily trekking time varies between min. 2.5 h and max. 5-6 h.
- participating in ceremonies and initiations from the Inca shamanic tradition (Coca Leaf Reading, Offerings to Pachamama (Mother Earth), Introduction to the Great Initiations/ Hatun Karpay, Seven Goddesses Rites/ Nusta Karpay led by the Q´ero master and his wife surrounded by powerful Apus (mountain spirits).
~Drive to Okongate and check-in at hotel or beautiful Q'ero guesthouse with views of the Sacred Mountain Ausangate
~Lunch in Okongate
~Traditional Coca Leaf Reading and Despacho (Offering) to Pachamama (Mother Earth) and the Apus (Mountain Spirits) requesting permission and protection for the journey
~Drive to the mountain village Perki (2.5 hours)
~Trek (5/6 hours) to Q'ero village, includes lunch overlooking a mystical mountain lake
~Local Q´ero dinner and sleeping in tent under amazing stars and the energies of the Full Moon
~Local Q´ero breakfast
~Hike to the foot of the powerful Mountain Apu Huamanlipa (2 hours) for the ceremony of the Great Initiation (Hatun Karpay)
~Lunchbox and hike back to Q´ero village (1,5 hours)
~Receiving the Nusta Karpay (Seven Goddesses Rites)
~Local Q´ero dinner and sleeping in tent with the sounds of absolute silence
~Local Q´ero breakfast
~Trek to the Q´ero village Cochamocco (2.5 hours)
~Drive to the town Paucartambo for lunch
~Return to Pisac or Cusco
This tour will be conducted in English, but we do also speak Spanish, Italian, French, German, and some Farsi and are happy to assist and stimulate our minds with other languages.
Horse rides to and/or from the Q´ero village can be arranged for additional 80,- USD/ day.
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We look forward to welcoming you on this enchanting and adventurous journey. Please contact us via (contact info blocked) or PM us here for more information, reservation and/ or suggestions.
Con mucho amor
Francesca & Daniy ♥
About This Event
Join us on a transformative heart-opening journey into the world of the spiritual Q'eros community in the high Andes of Peru and receive traditional Inca initiations (Hatun Karpay and Nusta Karpay) .
Are you looking for an authentic and very special experience completely off the beaten tracks and far away from civilization?
Are you open to experience a very different reality of living life and viewing life?
Do you feel ready to be introduced to ancient initiations dating back to Inca times and sharing spiritual insights, invigorating stories, and heart-enlightening smiles with a remote indigenous community?
Are you up for an unforgettable spiritual adventure and challenge to trek in a mystical and breathtaking mountain environment in the high Andes at almost 5000 m altitude? Then join us on an unforgettable journey into the world of the spiritual Q´ero community and into the reality of the Andean Cosmovisión!
Living in five tiny and remote modest stone house villages in the breathtaking Peruvian Andes, the Q´eros community of approximately 600 people and ca. 6000 llamas and alpacas has been largely hidden & isolated for the past 500 years. They have had only very limited and rare contacts with the Peruvian government or the church, which allowed them to maintain an ancient spiritual knowledge which originates directly from the Incas. Q`ero actually means Sacred Glass which was formerly used in rituals and signifies the recipient of Wisdom.
Interacting with the Q’eros and participating in their traditional ceremonies and pure way of life is a very inspirational experience. You will view and experience Pachamama (Mother Earth) with the eyes and hearts of the Q’eros and become more aware of the need to change the ways in which we interact with each other and our planet.
The genuine joy of living of the Q´eros, despite the harsh living conditions they live in, are heart-enlightening and contagious.
During your visit you will have the special opportunity to participate in the Q´eros devotional practices to Pachamama and undergo ancient initiations such as the Hatun Karpay (Great Initiations) and Nusta Karpay (Seven Goddesses Initiation) which have been practiced only by the Q´eros since the Inca Empire.
The Great Initiations (Hatun Karpay) are two hours long sessions that involve: a ceremony of opening of the heart (munay), the opening of the third eye (yanchai) and the opening of the energetic stomach (llankay) .
The Seven Goddesses Initiation (Nusta Nuna Karpay) rites are given as energetic seeds of the Feminine Goddess Archetypes, and transmitted into your seven chakras and luminous energy field. Through the healing energies of the Nustas, you awaken a deep rapport with the divine feminine, not only within yourself, but with the feminine in all of creation. You will recognize and begin to heal your true relationship and connection with Mother Earth and all living beings.
Through the powerful initiations of those rites you will experience a real “quickening” in your spiritual growth and personal healing.
“Life begins where fear ends.” ― Osho
Venue HighlightsDuring this journey we will provide:
- Purification and sacred initiation ceremonies with a Q'ero maestro in the high Andes
- Camping equipment (tent, sleeping bag, sleeping pads)
- Rental of horses for transportation of goods
Horse ride (for yourself) to the Q'ero community can be arranged at additional cost of 80 USD
AccommodationsWe provide 3 nights accommodation (1 night in a beautiful Q'ero guesthouse with views to Mount Ausangate; 2 nights in tent under the stars and full moon), transportation and vegetarian meals
- Dairy Free
- Nut Free