8 Day Yoga Retreat

This Yoga Andean Adventure in Cusco, Peru offers you a Yoga Retreat that includes
Andean Spiritualism and Mysticism. You will be a part of ceremonies with an Inca
Shaman Descendant and feel spiritually re-energized and one with Mother Earth.
You will have daily Yoga sessions and visit the most important archaeological sites
of Cusco including one of the Seven Wonders of the World – Machu Picchu! You will
immerse yourself in a new culture, view amazing landscapes, enrich your mind with
new knowledge and return back home a whole new person. Come and be part of an
unforgettable Yoga retreat!

Itinerary

Day 1: 

Our retreat begins with pick up from Cusco airport to a lodge in the Sacred Valley of
the Incas (Munay Sonqo or similar). After some much-deserved rest, we will have
Lunch at the lodge and give you some time to explore the premises. You’ll have an
afternoon Yoga session followed by Dinner. The rest of the night is free for you to
relax and acclimate to the altitude.
Meals: Lunch and Dinner
Included: Pick up Cusco Airport to your Lodge, Accommodation, Yoga Class, and
Bilingual Tour Leader

Day 2: 

You’ll wake up with an early morning Yoga session followed by Breakfast. We will then get on our private transportation and head to the archaeological site of Chinchero, Inca city that the conquistadors wanted to “civilize” to establish their culture, but never fully achieved to do so. Your Tour Leader will guide and explain to you about the history and culture of this site. We will then take a short Inca Trail hike to Poc-Poc waterfall and have a Flower Cleansing Ceremony with an Inca Descendant Shaman. After the ceremony, we will take our short hike back where lunch will be waiting for us. You’ll enjoy a delicious 4-course Peruvian meal prepared by a Professional Chef in a dining tent surrounded by panoramic views of the Sacred Valley. We will then head over to a local spot where you’ll observe firsthand how native people to this day continue to dye their textiles like their Inca ancestors. Afterward, we’ll head back to our lodge followed by dinner and free time to relax.

What does a Flower ceremony consist of? Prepared by an Inca Descendant Shaman from Q’eros – one of the last Inca communities discovered in the 1990s. He will start the Flower cleansing ceremony by blowing native essences and showering you with flowers. Our Shaman will call all the positive Andean Spirits (Apus) with Coca leaves and other essences. You will feel connected and one with Mother Earth
afterward.

Tour Highlights

  • Morning Yoga and Breakfast at Lodge
  • Chinchero archeological site
  • *Optional* personal short Yoga session overlooking Sacred Valley
  • Short Hike to Poc-Poc Waterfall
  •  *Flower Cleansing Ceremony with Shaman* NEW SERVICE
  • Lunch by Professional Chef or at Restaurant
  • Textile Dye Process from Inca times
  •  Dinner and Relax

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included: Accommodation, All Transfers/Transportation, Entrance fees, Bilingual
Tour Leader, Yoga Session, Flower Cleansing Ceremony, Andean Shaman, Textile
Dye Demonstration

 

Day 3: 

You’ll rise and shine to an early morning Yoga session followed by breakfast. We will
then get on our private transportation and go to the archeological site of Pisaq. Your
Tour Leader will guide you through this site and give you a detailed explanation of
the Inca temples and Inca remains you will see here. We will then head over to a
Tourist restaurant where you will enjoy a delicious buffet lunch and savor different
flavors of Peruvian cuisine. Afterward, you will head with your Tour Leader to the
Potato museum followed by Pisaq market where you will see an array of different
handmade handicrafts such as woven textiles, jewelry, musical instruments,
souvenirs and much more. We will then head back to our Lodge followed by dinner
and free time to relax. There are optional activities for you to enjoy at the Lodge if
desired.

Tour Highlights

  • Morning Yoga and Breakfast at Lodge
  • Pisaq archeological site
  • Lunch at Buffet Tourist Restaurant
  • Potato Museum
  •  Pisaq market
  •  Lodge followed by dinner
  •  Free Time to relax and enjoy some optional activities if desired

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Included: Accommodation, All Transfers/Transportation, Entrance fees, Bilingual
Tour Leader, Yoga Session, Pisaq Archaeological site, Pisaq Market, Potato Museum

Day 4: 

After your usual morning Yoga session we will have breakfast and then head over to
the sites of Moray Inca Cosmic Terraces and Maras Salt Mines. Your Tour Leader will
thoroughly explain to you the importance of these archeological sites. We will then
head over for Lunch at a traditional tourist Buffet restaurant. Our next stop is
Inkariy Museum where you will see pre-Inca exhibits and learn more about pre-Inca
culture. We’ll then visit a local farmer house to see the cultivating process of
farmlands and see different types of farm animals common to the Sacred Valley of
Cusco. Afterward, we’ll head over to our lodge followed by dinner and free time to
rest.

Tour Highlights

  • Morning Yoga and Breakfast at Lodge
  • Maras Salt Mines
  • Moray Inca Terraces
  • Lunch at Tourist Buffet Restaurant
  • Inkariy Museum
  • Visit Local Farmer House
  • Return to Lodge for Dinner then free time to relax

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included: Accommodation, All Transfers/Transportation, All Entrance fees,
Bilingual Tour Guide, Yoga Session, Moray Archaeological site, Maras Salt Mines,
Inkariy Museum, Visit Local Farmer House

Day 5: 

After your usual morning Yoga Session followed by breakfast, we will head on out to Naupa Iglesia. Here at this location, we will have a purification ceremony cleanse
with our Shaman. (You’ll arrive spiritually cleansed for Machu Picchu the following day.) We’ll have lunch at Ollantaytambo followed by a tour at the archeological site
of Ollantaytambo. We will then board our Vistadome Train with panoramic views to Aguas Calientes and rest in our hotel. We will meet up for dinner at the renowned
“Indio Feliz” restaurant and enjoy a delicious 4-course meal. We’ll then drop you off at your hotel so that you can have a good night’s rest and/or free time to relax.

Tour Highlights

  • Morning Yoga and Breakfast at Lodge
  • Naupa Iglesia- Purification ceremony cleanse with Shaman
  • Lunch at Ollantaytambo
  •  Ollantaytambo archeological site tour
  •  Train to Aguas Calientes Vistadome Service
  •  Drop off in hotel at Aguas Calientes
  •  Dinner at renowned Indio Feliz restaurant
  •  Drop off at Hotel – free time to rest and relax

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included: Accommodation, All Transfers/Transportation, All Entrance fees,
Vistadome Train Ticket, Bilingual Tour Leader, Yoga Session, Purification
ceremony cleanse with Shaman, Ollantaytambo site, Indio Feliz Restaurant
(drinks not included)

 

Day 6: 

We will rise and shine before sunrise and have a very early breakfast (approx.
5:00 am) so that we can be one of the first groups to enter Machu Picchu. Your Tour
Leader will take you to the upper part of Machu Picchu so that you can enjoy a short
personal Yoga session while feeling the rays of the Sunrise on your face. Please note
that due to new regulations we cannot take a Yoga mat to Machu Picchu Sanctuary.
After your guided tour and an array of pictures, we will meet back at Aguas Calientes
town for lunch. We will then board our Vistadome train back to Ollantaytambo. Our
private transportation will be waiting for us here and take us to Cusco city. You’ll be
dropped off at your hotel and given time to rest and have dinner on your own time.
(Dinner is not included tonight: we have many restaurant suggestions if desired)

Tour Highlights:

  • Early Breakfast at Hotel (5 am)
  • Board one of the first bus shuttles to Machu Picchu
  •  Personal Yoga Session in Machu Picchu – Please note yoga mats not allowed
  •  Lunch in Aguas Calientes
  •  Vistadome Train Service to Ollantaytambo
  •  Transportation Ollantaytambo to Cusco City
  •  Hotel Cusco City– Casa Andina or similar
  •  Relax and Free time (dinner enjoyed at your own pace and time)

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch – (Dinner not included)
Included: Accommodation, All Transfers/Transportation, All Entrance fees,
Vistadome Train Ticket, Bilingual Tour Guide, 3 hours guided Tour in Machu Picchu,
Personal Yoga Session before sunrise in Machu Picchu
Optional: Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain – tickets must be purchased
months in advance due to limited availability

Day 7: 

After Breakfast at your hotel, we will head out to Qoricancha Museum, also known as the Temple of the Sun. You will enjoy the great history that is described in this place by your expert Tour Leader. Following Qoricancha Museum, we’ll head to San Pedro A market where you will see the hustle and bustle of everyday Cusco life. There will be an array of fruits, vegetables, potatoes, handicrafts, souvenirs and more for you to observe.

Afterward, we’ll get on our private transportation and visit the 4 most important Archaeological sites within Cusco city: Sacsayhuaman, Tambomachay,
Puca Pucara, and Qenko. Your Tour Leader will give you a thorough explanation of all sites visited and answer any questions you may have. You’ll then head back to
your hotel to rest followed by a Yoga Session at a Cusco studio. Your farewell dinner will be held tonight which includes a live show of Peruvian music as you enjoy your
meal. You’ll be dropped off at your hotel afterward and have free time to explore Cusco’s nightlife.

Tour Highlights:

  • Breakfast at Hotel
  • Qoricancha Museum
  • San Pedro Market
  • Lunch
  • Archeological sites: Tambomachay, Puca Pucara, Qenqo, Sacsayhuaman
  • Yoga Session – Healing House or similar
  • Goodbye Dinner at Tourist restaurant with a live show
  • Drop off at the hotel

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included: Accommodation, All Transfers/Transportation, All Entrance fees to
Museum and archaeological sites, walking tour San Pedro Market, Bilingual Tour
Leader, Afternoon Yoga Session

 

Day 8:

Drop off at Airport – Make sure to enjoy your breakfast at your hotel before you
leave
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Thank you for choosing us for your Peru Yoga Retreat