Top 5 Best Ayahuasca Retreats For 2020
Where is the best place to go to experience Ayahuasca? That is what I was asking myself a year ago when I decided I wanted to go to Peru. Find out the best Ayahuasca retreat for you in 2020.
After a lot of research, I have come up the a top 5 list. I based it on overall integrity level, safety, quality of medicine, the experience of Shamans, and reviews from participants. I hope you find this helpful in making your decision.
1. Lotus Vine Journeys– Dive Deep in Loving Kindness
Lotus Vine Journeys represents a fusion of two powerful ancient traditions… the Buddhist Lotus and the Ayahuasca Vine. By combining plant spirit medicine with heart-centered meditation practices, their retreats offer the fastest way to accelerated learnings and re-remembering who you truly are.
Through working with powerful maestros, guests are exposed to the wonders of Ayahuasca ceremony in its traditional Amazonian setting. Their loving and dedicated team of qualified meditation teachers and experienced facilitators are there to help you … to provide meaning, and enable you to process and integrate these life transforming experiences.
The retreats are intensive, usually 14 days long (with 6 powerful ceremonies), and are specifically designed for those seeking a deep trans-formative experience. They consider themselves an advanced retreat for those already on a spiritual path.
They do their best to ensure that all aspects of your personal comfort, your safety, daily itinerary, your diet and as many environmental influences are all balanced in an optimal way for a transformative journey within.
They host the retreats at a luxurious Amazonian Eco-Lodge in Tarapoto, Peru. Only one hour from Lima by plane, this tried and tested location provides unsurpassed levels of comfort for a jungle Ayahuasca retreat experience, in an area of true ecological and geographical beauty.
Book Your Retreat At Lotus Vine Journeys Here
2. Nihue Rao– Heal Body & Mind with Personalized Attention
Nihue Rao is a healing center, operating as a lodge in the Amazon rainforest, 90 minutes outside of Iquitos, Peru near the small village of Llanchama along the Nanay River.
Traditional medicine services include traditional healing diets, plant medicine, and traditional Shipibo ayahuasca ceremony.
They focus on treatment that is tailored to each individual’s personal needs, often including further treatment with another master plant. In traditional style, they stress a strict healing diet developed to promote the healing work of the curanderos and their medicinal plants.
Once on the diet the individual is invited to participate in ayahuasca ceremony for further ceremonial healing under the guidance of Ricardo and his assistants.
They offer ayahuasca ceremony four nights per week. After ayahuasca ceremony, with the exception of Friday, there is a group discussion led by Ricardo to review experiences in the ceremony and to review the progress of all of patients, students, and visitors.
In some cases, further treatment techniques are also indicated, including healing plant preparations for bathing and vapor treatment.
Traditional treatment requires time, visitors are encouraged to visit for one week or more. Group programs are often designed for 10 days or 2 weeks. More advanced treatment can take one or two months and sometimes longer.
For particular individuals, they also offer traditional diets for learning under the guidance of Ricardo. Book Your Retreat at Nihue Rao Here
3. Sapan Inka– Spiritual Health, Mental Clarity and Emotional Balance
Sapan Inka Retreat Center has more than ten years of experience integrating Ayahuasca traditional use and a psychospiritual methodology. We are developing an Ayahuasca Therapy for people who is looking for spiritual health, mental clarity, emotional balance and inner development.
We organize Ayahuasca Retreats in the Sacred Valley of the Incas in Cusco, Peru. It is our commitment to offer a healing and safe space in our house for everyone who might be interested to participate in this kind of retreat.
In these retreats you will be able to participare in ayahuasca ceremonies and San Pedro ceremonies.
To partcipate in an Ayahuasca Retreat is a possibility to explore your spiritual dimension, to reconnect with the healing power of you own body and spirit, and to connect with wisdom from your higher Self.
If you are interested to know more about this Ayahuasca Therapy and, maybe, to participate in this kind of retreat, you can contact to Sapan Inka Retreat Center Here.
4. New Life Costa Rica– Individualized Support
This is a true retreat away from the grind of life, with a dash of pampering.
New Life Aya offers 5 and 7 day retreats in beautiful Costa Rica. Their mission is to provide compassionate retreat program options to those who are seeking to restore balance to their lives through spiritual and personal healing.
The retreat includes 2 or 3 traditional plant ceremonies, private rooms, yoga, a kambo session, a massage and waterfall excursion. Our retreats are intimate and individualized, providing extra attention.
All of the retreats include yoga sessions led by a resident yoga instructor Jeanae White. Yoga sessions are held on the morning of each ceremony day to help prepare the participant for the journey in the evening.
One complimentary massage is included in all retreat packages. Massage therapy not only reduces stress but increases positive feelings and helps people tap into the intelligence of their body and become more self-aware.
5. Spirit Vine Ayahuasca Retreat Center– Relax, Let Go & Enjoy
Offering 8 day and 9 day ayahuasca retreats are designed to give you a balanced experience. They have ayahuasca ceremonies every other night and in between there are activities to integrate your experiences and insights. There is also ample free time to reflect, to enjoy the beauty of the jungle, to visit the gorgeous beaches, and just to relax, let go, and enjoy the pure bliss of the moment.
The activities include workshops focused on spiritual development. The techniques covered in the workshops can be practiced even after the retreat to continue the journey of personal growth. Some of the topics include inner child integration, life progression, discovering the source of your blockages and the resources to overcome them. Another very important part of the retreat are the Yoga sessions in the morning which greatly enrich the ayahuasca experiences at night.
They have extensive experience integrating ayahuasca, psychology, shamanism, self development, modified states of consciousness, and various other modalities. They are present at all times and are dedicated in supporting you with loving care, attention, safety, and respect.
Book Your Retreat at Spirit Vine Retreats Here
Now that you’ve seen the list, what is your top pick for the Best Ayahuasca Retreat for 2020?
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