Itinerary Overview

Itinerary Overview

Day 1  (Sunday, June 24)

Arrive in Cusco.  Transfer to hotel.  Optional walk down to Plaza de Armas to see some of the Inti Rayme celebration.  Time for rest and acclimatize to altitude.  Evening opening Circle with group.  (Dinner on own – but can go as a group to Green Point).  Overnight Casa de la Gringa.

Day 2   (Monday, June 25)

Tour sacred sites of Cusco – Sacsayhuamán, Tambomachay and Coricancha.  Afternoon to explore Plaza de Armas.  Evening Despacho ceremony with Q’ero Paco (Shaman) Luis.  Overnight Casa de la Gringa.

Day 3  (Tuesday, June 26)

Wachuma ceremony at Mountain House.  Evening stroll to Temple of the Moon to see the full moon rising.  (Possible night visit to the altar at Temple of the Moon). Overnight Mountain House.

Day 4  (Wednesday, June 27)

Depart Cusco for Sacred Valley.  Visit Moray, the Inca Salt Mines and the portal at Pachar.  Evening Full-Moon group meditation and somatic breathwork.  Overnight Ollantaytambo at Munay Punko Hostal.

Day 5  (Thursday, June 28)

Visit ruins at Ollantaytambo.  Afternoon train to Aguas Calientes at the foot of Machu Picchu.  Group gathering with Shaman Kucho for a hosted dinner at Intawasi Hostel.  Overnight Aguas Calientes at Intawasi.

Day 6  (Friday, June 29)

Early morning bus to Machu Picchu.  Kucho will lead us in rituals and reveal the magic of Machu Picchu.  Dinner on own.  Overnight Aguas Calientes at Intawasi. (Optional overnight ceremony with Kucho)

Day 7  (Saturday, June 30)

Morning in Aguas Calientes to explore the market.  Return to Cusco.  Overnight Mountain House.

Day 8 (Sunday, July 1)

Wachuma ceremony at the Mountain House.  Afternoon walk through the Temple of the Monkey and the re-birthing cave.  Overnight Mountain House.

Day 9  (Monday, July 2)

Visit to Cochahuasi Animal Sanctuary for a couple of hours of volunteer work supporting the abused indigenous animals of Peru.   A short visit to a Llama ranch to see and feed many kinds of llamas, and then shopping in the bustling market of Pisac.  Overnight Mountain House.

Day 10  (Tuesday, July 3)

Wachuma ceremony at the Mountain house.  Afternoon walk to the sacred streams.  Overnight at Casa de la Gringa.

Day 11  (Wednesday, July 4)

Special Volunteer day with the Hogar de Menores San Judas girls orphanage in Cusco – helping girls who have been neglected, abandoned, those suffering domestic violence and sexual abuse.  Afternoon on your own.  Hosted group dinner at Tunupa Restaurant.  Evening closing circle.  Overnight at Casa de la Gringa.

Day 12   (Thursday, July 5)

Depart for USA.