Ancestral Retreat • Chavin de Huantar • Peru

  • Chavin de Huantar, Peru
  • Nov 9 - 22, 2020 (14 days)

Event Highlights

  • Two day-ceremonies in Chavin de Huantar Temple.
  • One ceremony in the Sacred Mountain Hatun Machay.
  • One night-ceremony in Chavin de Huantar Temple.
  • Three healthy meals a day.
  • Ancestral Music Workshop.
  • Weaving Workshop.
  • Visits and Andean offerings in Sacred sites.


Please keep in mind that this is only a guide. Weaving and music workshops still need to be added on the schedule.

09:00 AM - Arrival
12:00 PM - Lunch
18:00 PM - Dinner

8:00 AM - Breakfast
10:00 AM - Offering to Pachamama
12:00 PM - Lunch
18:00 PM - Dinner

08:00 AM - Breakfast
11:00 AM - First ceremony

08:00 AM - Breakfast and integration.
12:00 PM - Lunch
18:00 PM - Dinner

08:00 AM - Breakfast
09:00 AM - Visit to Laguna Puruhuay
12:00 PM - Lunch
14:00 PM - Return to hotel
18:00 PM - Dinner

08:00 AM - Breakfast
11:00 AM - Second ceremony

08:00 AM - Breakfast and integration.
12:00 PM - Lunch
18:00 PM - Dinner

08:00 AM - Breakfast
12:00 PM - Lunch
14:00 PM - Start journey to Hatun Machay
18:00 PM - Dinner

08:00 AM - Breakfast
11:00 AM - Third ceremony - Hatun Machay

DAY 10
08:00 AM - Breakfast and integration.
12:00 PM - Lunch
14:00 PM - Return to Chavin
18:00 PM - Dinner

DAY 11
08:00 AM - Breakfast
12:00 PM - Lunch
16:00 PM - Share in the fire
18:00 PM - Dinner

DAY 12
08:00 AM - Breakfast
12:00 PM - (Lunch)
19:00 PM - Night Ceremony

DAY 13
08:00 AM - Breakfast
12:00 PM - Lunch.
18:00 PM - Dinner

DAY 14
08:00 AM - Breakfast and final integration.
- End of the retreat.

About This Event

This is an invitation to be part of one of the most transformative and expanding experiences of consciousness that exists in our time. A journey towards the origins of human ancestral memory and our cosmic origin.

Chavin is a mystery. Very few things are known about Chavin. One of the few things that is known is that, in this ancient place, the Chavinos practiced rituals with different master or power plants. How would they use these plants? For what purposes? What was the link between the temple and the plants? Who were the chavinos? What was their legacy?

Theories based on archaeological and anthropological studies on the beginning and end of Chavín leave many loose ends yet to be tied. But the research route on Chavín that is presented to us today, starts from the ritual use of the Wachuma (Pachanoi trichocereus), linked to the discovery of our own senses and consciousness. Exquisite research path that starts from the constant present.

Elder Cecilia, Sacred Guardian of the Temple will be our host and guide during this retreat.

Let us share with you this learning about Chavin and ourselves.

What's Included

  • All-inclusive program and ground expenses for fourteen (14) days, including:
  • Accommodation in Chavin de Huantar.
  • Traditional food, three meals a day.
  • Transport Lima-Chavin-Lima.
  • Transport to activities.
  • Weaving workshops.
  • Visits to Sacred Sites.
  • Four ceremonies with Tsunaq Wachuma: Three ceremonies on the temple; two during the day, one during the night and a
  • fourth on the Sacred mountain Hatun Machay.
  • Entrance to the Temple.

What's Not Included

Participants are responsible for their travel to/from Lima.
Personal expenses in Lima.

Venue Highlights

Chavin de Huantar it's located 8 hours away from Lima.
Meals provided on site.


The accommodation provides private and shared rooms.
They all have en-suite bathrooms.
Towels are provided and there is house-keeping as well.


  • Towels
  • House Keeping

Menu Types

  • Organic


During the retreat, we offer traditional Andean food which includes: Soups, potatoes, quinoa, vegetables, fruits, plant base milk, and more. If you have any allergy please let us know.


We’ll meet in Lima, Peru and we will travel together to Chavin de Huantar. During these 14 days, we will participate in workshops, ceremonies, visits, and offerings. Hot meals are provided three times a day. If you have any dietary restriction make sure to let us know at registration. Please plan to arrive in Lima at least one day before the start of the trip in order to acclimate. Please book your return flight out of Lima no earlier than the day after the end of the scheduled trip. You will need to book your own hotel/Airbnb rooms in Lima.

Cancellation Policy

100% deposit refund for cancellation 60+ days before event.
50% deposit refund for cancellation 30-59 days before event.
0% deposit refund for cancellation 0-29 days before event.
The remaining balance (total price minus deposit) is due upon arrival.
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