Ayahuasca Ceremony in La Paz to Close the Month of Pachamama

Event Highlights

  • Participation in one ayahuasca ceremony done in indigenous style under the watchful eye of our maestro
  • Participation in one tobacco ceremony in preparation for the master medicine
  • Light food the morning after our ceremony
  • Mattress, blankets and anything else you may need to stay comfortable during the ceremonies
  • One-on-one private consultations with our shaman


We will meet either the day of or a few days before depending on if you're interested in staying at our accommodation dieting in preparation for the ceremony. As exact date is yet to be determined, please send us a message if you would like to participate and we will give you more information closer to the end of the month.

About This Event

August is the month where both Pachamama (Mother Earth) and indigenous traditions in Bolivia are celebrated. Join us in a ceremony of gratitude dedicated to pay respects to Pachamama. Let us connect back to our roots, remember where we came from and how to hold on to this connection. Aho.

"Es tiempo ya, ya es hora."

Venue Highlights

Casa de Pawua is a medicinal plant and healing center in the Bolivian Amazon. We're a team of healers, artists and nature enthusiasts from all walks of life brought together by the master medicine Ayahuasca. We hold Ayahuasca and tobacco ceremonies in traditional indigenous style as per our maestro's background.

We pride ourselves in the fact that we manage all aspects of cooking the medicine. From venturing far out into the jungle to find the most powerful plants to preparing and cooking it. There are no shortcuts.

We are a school and we ourselves are constantly learning. Through plant diets, our team is constantly getting a deeper understanding about curanderismo and the practices that come with, which include learning new and creating our very own medicine songs.


Though we do not have a fully dedicated location at this time, we work closely with a local jungle lodge to house our patients and to hold our ceremonies. The space is located five minutes outside Rurrenabaque and features waterfalls with natural swimming pools, nature trails with birds-eye's views of the city as well as private rooms, showers and an open-air kitchen.

Menu Types

  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Dairy Free
  • Nut Free


Our master plant diets, usually a minimum of eight days, consists of very strict eating restrictions (no dairy, no oil, no salt, no sugar, no spices, no fruit etc.) where the patient stays at our location in solitude and with minimal distractions. Our team will prepare the food each day as part of the diet includes a "dieta de fuego" where you cannot be close to fire.

Typically, the diet consists of oatmeal, boiled vegetables and eggs with rice, quinoa, yuca or pasta. No condiments are used. Occasionally, we will serve one type of fish, the Pahua, which is the only one allowed in the diet as it is a toothless fish.

Three times each day, the patient will drink her medicine and, depending on which plant it is, this may be combined with rapé as well.

The diet starts with a Tobacco Ceremony and depending on the length of it, it will include at least one Ayahuasca ceremony.

Throughout the diet, the patient is urged to spend as much time as possible in solitude, walking in the jungle and meditating. If done right, plant diets are very powerful tools that can lead to transformative experiences as well as to heal and prevent illnesses.


We are located in Rurrenabaque in the beginning of the Bolivian Amazon. You can easily get here either by a 15-hour bus ride from La Paz (around 70Bs one way) of by airplane to the local airport (from La Paz, tickets are about 450 Bs (with TAM) and between 650-750Bs with Amaszonas).

Tags: ayhuasca ceremony healing plant medicine shamanism tobacco ceremony

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  • Americo   August 03, 2018


    Mi experiencia con mi familia junto a niño y josefine, fue realmente unica e inolvidable, porque mi padre y mi hermano participaron de la ceremonia, nos sentimos muy seguros al cuidado de niño y josefine.El sitio donde se realiza la cernonia es un lugar muy hermoso para estar en contacto con la naturaleza. Recomiendo casa de pawa, por que niño es un asombroso chaman que tiene mucho conocimiento sobre las plantas maestras de la pachamama.

  • Ric Ardo   August 03, 2018

      Smooth selva

    I was with Niño for almost 8 days before i tried the ayahuasca ritual and i have to say that it was a grat experience. Niño and Josephine are really reassuring guys and the whole experience is like a trip inside yourself with the help of the ambient and the great presence of nature in all the process. I continue my travel but i know that i will come back

  • Cindy Flückiger   May 08, 2018

      Awesome experience:)

    I stayed with Niño and Josephine for one week at the Casa de Pawua. We dieted plants and did two Tobacco- and three Ayahuasca- Ceremonies. The place is perfect to disconnect for a while, mediate, swim and connect with nature. The Ceremonies were so nice and I felt like Im in good hands while the trip. Would love to come back and do this again one day!:) I can really recommend Niño as an experienced Shaman who knows a lot about natural medicine and the Ayahuasca.

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