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Peru - Yoga & Culture Retreat

(9 Days)

Cusco, Sacred Valley | Machu Picchu | Cusco | Puerto Maldonado | Cusco

Day Routing
01 Cusco - Sacred Valley

Arrival at Cusco airport and transfer to the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Yoga session at the lodge - the Shaman yoga is completed with traditional ethnical elements of the region, meditation and music.

02 Sacred Valley

Explore the Sacred Valley. Visit to the famous Pisac ruins and indigenous handicraft market. Back at your lodge you take part in a professional sound therapy that ends with meditation. Relax, improve your mental creativity and release your mind.

03 Sacred Valley - Machu Picchu

Transfer to Ollantaytambo. Take the Vistadome train towards Aguas Calientes and arrive to the sacred   citadel of Machu Picchu. Explore the lost city of the Incas and the powerful rock of Intihuatana. This is a ceremonial place, dedicated to the study of the sun’s movements throughout the year. Feel the energy of this ritual place. Overnight at Aguas Calientes at Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel.

04 Machu Picchu - Cusco

Second visit to Machu Picchu on your own. Return to Cusco in the afternoon.

05 Cusco

Morning tour of Cusco, ancient capital of the Inca Empire and South America’s archaeological heart. Visit the most important landmarks of both the Incan and the Colonial times: the Cathedral, Qoricancha (Temple of the Sun), the fortress-temple of Sacsaywaman, the shrines of Kenqo and the cleansing water rituals at Tambomachay. Be part of a Mother Earth Ceremony.

06 Cusco - Tambopata

Flight to Puerto Maldonado and boat ride to the Refugio Amazonas Lodge at Tambopata. Here you are surrounded by the overwhelming nature of the Amazon jungle. Evening yoga session to connect with your surroundings. Caiman safari after dinner.

07 Tambopata

Paddle around the Oxbow lake and discover the lakeside wildlife. During the afternoon, you will take part in an active yoga practice with focus on breathing to connect mind and body.

08 Tambopata

After breakfast meet for a grounding meditation. You then transit into a classic flow yoga class. Take a hikeat the Brazil Nut Forest and to a peccary clay lick. In the afternoon hike to a local farm and learn about the Amazon plants and their medicinal purpose.

09 Tambopata - Cusco

Return to Puerto Maldonado and the airport. Flight to Cusco and connect to Lima for your homebound flight (or extension program Peru).