14 Days Ayahuasca & Yoga Retreat in the Amazon, Peru

  • San Roque de Cumbaza, Tarapoto, Peru

14 Days Ayahuasca & Yoga Retreat in the Amazon, Peru

  • San Roque de Cumbaza, Tarapoto, Peru

Ayahuasca and Yoga Retreat in Peru

Retreats with Masters Plants and yoga are unique moments to share and create circles of healing. Thanks to the wisdom of the ancient Amazonian medicine, you can experience subtle states of consciousness which helps you to clarify and purify your minds, bodies, and emotions to get closer to the real being behind the illusion. It is also a very special opportunity to meditate and get closer to mother earth and the strength of the elements.


  • Daily yoga and meditation
  • 4 x Ayahuasca ceremonies
  • 3 days diet with Masters Plants
  • Therapeutic circles on days before the ceremonies
  • 2 San Pedro ceremonies and sweat lodge Temazcal
  • Daily fresh vegetarian meals and fruit juice
  • Flower and medicinal plant baths
  • 13 nights accommodation
  • 12 days with instruction
  • French, Spanish, English
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This space has capacity to comfortably accommodate 20 people in a safe and pleasant environment.

There are some days of individual diet. Those days are particularly introspective and contemplative, and will provide you with knowledge about yourselves and the entire universe. Throughout the retreat, you will practice Kundalini yoga, Yin yoga, and yoga of sound to integrate multidimensional reality in your physical body. Individual processes are accompanied by therapeutic way thanks to this and other tools.

Program itinerary

Day 1. Arrival in Tarapoto

Reception of participants in Tarapoto Airport before 5 pm.

In the event that a participant should arrive after 5 pm, he should stay the night in a hotel in Tarapoto and come to the center Huamanwasi Ashram the next morning.

Welcome dinner at 7:30 pm at Huamanwasi Ashram.

Day 2.1 Morning

Information meeting with the group and individual interviews.

Conceptual and practical yogic work with Kundalini energy and Chakras in relation to Master plants.

Day 2.2 Afternoon

Visit ground of Diet.

Practice of Kundalini Yoga and Nada Yoga (Yoga of Sound).

Offering to the Mother Earth and ceremony with the medicine of Rapé.

Day 3. Purification Day

Ceremony of cleaning and purge with the medicinal plant Yawarpanga.

Day 4. Yoga and Meditation

Yoga and therapeutic circle of experience.

Information meeting about the Ayahuasca ceremony.

First Ayahuasca ceremony (lunar).

Day 5. Yoga and Meditation

Yoga and therapeutic circle.

Second Ayahuasca ceremony (lunar).

Day 6. First day diet

Retreat in the forest and diet with plant in individual hut.

Day 7. and Day 8. Diet

Day 9. End of the diet

Third Ayahuasca ceremony (solar).

Day10. Integration and Yoga

Yoga and therapeutic circle.

Fourth Ayahuasca ceremony (lunar).

Day 11. Day dedicated to mother earth « Pachamama »

Through prayer meditation and silence.

Day 12. San Pedro ceremony (Wachuma)

Medicine circle with Wachuma and Sacred Fire.

Sweat lodge « Temazcal ».

Baths « blossoming » (with medicinal and aromatic plants).

Day 13. Integration day

Yoga and therapeutic circle.

Closing Yoga ceremony.

Day 14. Departure day

Transfer to Tarapato after breakfast.

It is possible to stay in the ashram after completing the retreat to rest and integrate the work (in this case the reservations must be made before starting the retreat).

Huamanwasi Ashram is located in a magical tropical space of 12 hectares in the middle of the high Amazon in Peru. It is surrounded by a generous nature and beautiful landscapes, rich in a wide variety of plants and birds species. The center has its own garden of beautiful flowers and medicinal plants.

It is bordered by the Cumbaza river and a beautiful stream. It is located 1 kilometer from the community of San Roque de Cumbaza, already 17 kilometers from the city of Tarapoto (30 minutes by car), where the airport is located.


Tarapoto - 17 kilometers

  • 2 San Pedro ceremonies and sweat lodge Temazcal
  • 3 days diet with Masters Plants
  • 4 Ayahuasca ceremonies
  • 13 nights accommodation
  • Daily fresh vegetarian meals and fruit juice
  • Daily yoga and meditation
  • Flower and medicinal plant baths
  • Therapeutic circles on days before the ceremonies
  • Airport transfers

Arrival by airplane

Arrive at the Tarapoto Airport (1-hour flight from Lima). Airport transfers to and from Huamanwasi Ashram can be arranged.

  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.

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    Review by Miklos Kabai from Hungary


    PROS Pros: There are no words to describe the experience. Emilio and Romulo are exceptional people, very loving, caring and they take their profession very seriously. They created an amazing space and programs. Absolutely fantastic and life-changing. Thank so much for everything

    2017-Jul-17 08:19:10

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    Review by Natalie Sergi from Canada

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    Review by Jessica Milligan from United States

    Food for your soul

    CONS Cons: There was nothing negative about my experience.

    PROS Pros: Huamanwasi is one of the most beautiful places that I've ever been. The experience I had there was amazing and life changing. It is very peaceful, clean, and operated with great care. The staff is very friendly and welcoming, and the food is delicious! The other guests that were there were very warm and caring, and I made several new friends. The ayahuasca ceremonies and the things I learned there, cleansed and uplifted my mind, body and soul, and will last with me for a lifetime. Emelio and Romulo's expertise with the healing medicine is very impressive. The different yoga they teach will add great value to your own practice and life. Their music is enchanting. I would highly recommend Huamanwasi to anyone in the world. I will be returning when I can. I can only see positive experiences being had there by all! Your soul will thank you 😊

    2017-May-01 19:48:11

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    Review by Manuel Gisler from Saint Martin

    2017-Sep-03 01:28:30

  • Review by Fanny from France
    10 out of 10

    "Huamanwasi is such a high vibrations place that you can't leave it the same you were before coming! The personal work you do here is very powerful and everything is done"

    "to give you the posibility to go deep in yourself even if you don't understand imediatlly what you receive doing the experience you live. You go back home with new skills. Time will do the rest! Romulo and Emilio are very profesional, intuitive and precise. They help you in what you need. They are also very good singers!"

    "The place is quiet, peacefull, full of mysteries to discover and good energies to enjoy. Trees and river reconect you to the present moment. Food and activities are healthy. Singing, dancing, yoga, silence, diet cure the heart and the soul. I highly recommand this place to anyone is open-minded and searching another way to see the meaning of life."

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  • Review by Bénédicte from France
    10 out of 10

    ""I can not speak more highly of my experience in Huamanwasi. Only one"

    "word comes to mind : "magical". The place is a tranquil and beautiful"

    "haven full of light and peaceful energy. Emilio and Romulo's teachings"

    "and guidance are a precious gift which I could never thank them for"

    "enough... Gracias, muchas gracias, queridos compañeros...""

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  • Review by Pascal from France
    10 out of 10

    "I took part in the retreat at Huamanwasi in February 2017 with master plants. I came on the advice of a friend. The experience was entirely new to me and was satisfactory beyond my expectations. First of all, the place is breath-taking: a few buildings surrounded by a lush and flowery garden which slowly transforms, via rocky followed by dirt"

    "paths, into a wide domain where the Amazon forest reclaims all its rights, all of which is lined with the Rio Cumbaza where one can bathe with complete peace of mind. Second, one feels good there: the accommodation is simple, comfortable, airy, and pleasant, and meals are good. The team which ensures the comfort of all the guests is"

    "impeccable. The program of the retreat is perfect: the work with plants is combined with kundalini yoga, a time of isolation in the forest, a talking circle, and a sweating hut at the end. The whole program is coherent and designed in such a way that in the end, each person feels they have come to terms with something. Especially, the support of Emilio and Romulo is without fault, which enables one to feel absolutely safe, which is infinitely precious as it enables one to go far within the depths of the unconscious. From that point of view, I feel I have lived in two weeks in Huamanhuasi the equivalent of 10 courses of Vipassana."

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  • Review by Evgenii from Russia
    10 out of 10

    "Your visit in Huamanwasi will definitely change your life. Be with the harmony with nature, take all mother Earth gifts, enjoy sun and very warm welcome of hosts. Nice accommodation, good food and very safe."

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  • Review by Lisa from United Kingdom

    "The 12 day Yoga and Master Plants retreat I did at Huamanwasi in December 2015 was absolutely life changing, and I dont say that lightly!! Romulo and Emilio are both amazing souls and gifted shamans, who shepherded our group through a well thought-out, organized and integrated program of transformational experiences with grace, wisdom and heart. They offered each person thoroughly personalized attention to guide their individual journey, and the insights they provided to me were spot on- their intuition and skill with Master Plants helped me reach levels and make connections between things that I never would have been able to arrive at on my own. And the yoga sessions, combining yin yoga postures with Kundalini yoga mantras and shamanistic singing and dancing, were just fantastic, complementing the work with Master Plants perfectly. This unique program of yoga and music Romulo and Emilio devised, provided me much inspiration and new angles for my own spiritual practice.In addition, the location and the facilities of Huamanwasi itself are just wonderful, the jungle is like a garden around the main house and the variety of meeting places and ceremony spaces around the site are just beautiful. The rooms and communal areas are so lovely and peaceful; every detail, from the artwork in the bedrooms, to the paintings and colors of the walls and the beautiful hammocks hanging everywhere, is considered, and each of the ceremony spaces within the forest have a lovely infrastructure and individual feel. And the rest of the staff are just fantastic too- so friendly and warm, and they do such a wonderful job supporting us during our process- maintaining the environs and feeding us amazing vegetarian food!! I cant recommend Huamanwasi highly enough, and would love to return for another retreat! Suitable for Spanish, French and English speakers, although some knowledge of Spanish would be recommended, in order to communicate with all the staff there. 10 out of 10."

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  • Review by Traveler
    10 out of 10

    "“My stay at Huamanwasi Ashram was a very positive experience for me."

    "The setting was beautiful, I loved listening to the sounds of nature,"

    "especially at night. Emilio and Romulo are really talented, with years"

    "of wisdom and experience with yoga, music, and plant spirit medicine."

    "Together, they brought a beautiful energy and perfect balance of"

    "strength and compassion to the program. I was challenged to go deep"

    "within myself, yet fully supported with any concerns or problems. At"

    "the beginning, I did have some fears, but I learned to breathe through"

    "my fears and left the ashram feeling nurtured and grounded by the"

    "forest, the energies of the others around me, and my own work with the"

    "plant spirits. I have experienced many yoga and meditation retreats"

    "before, but this is the one that really opened my eyes and set me on a"

    "course to a more mindful way of life. “"

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  • Review by Jana from Belgium
    10 out of 10

    "I can't explain all the marvellous that Huamanwasi, Emilio and Romulo"

    "brought me in my life. It’s about miracles, magic and infinite love."

    "I thank every day Life for having let myself meet them and do this"

    "deep work supported by their wisdom and benevolence."

    "I am in a hurry to find them again and to always receive their teaching."

    "After already two retreats at Huamanwasi Ashram, we continue to want"

    "to reserve time to travel on their premises, soon accompanied by our"

    "families and friends, because seeing the result on us, they are also"

    "impatientent them to taste this splendid experience."

    "When one discovers Huamanwasi that changes the life completely. One of"

    "their retreat is equivalent to 10 years of psychoanalysis !"

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  • Review by Sophie
    10 out of 10

    "Huamanwasi is the most wonderful place I have ever been. In the heart of the forest, feeling the sound of life, I just had to be. I mostly appreciated: everything! "

    "I went there alone and also once in a couple. Both experiences were perfect."

    "The two hosts, Emilio & Romulo, dedicate their energy and wisdom to guide you to yourself, throughout yoga (kundalini, yin, …), meditations, and so many other practices that brought me back to the essential in my life. "

    "During these two weeks, the experience was stunning, rich and awakening. "

    "The ashram is marvelous: pretty, cozy, comfortable. The cooking is delicious and the people there: Leoncio, Nilo, Ada, Mariella etc... have only one goal : make each guest happy and at home. "

    "I warmly recommend Huamanwasi!! Should you wish to relax, go deep inside, or move forward. Should you be looking for a place to stay one month (or more) or for a 2 weeks' retreat, you will live the experience of your life!Don't think : go! Thank you so much to you all at Huamanwasi. I will for sure come back again. With love and gratitude."

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  • Review by Corinne
    10 out of 10

    "For a long time I wished to do a shamanic work, but the fear slowed down me. I then met Romulo and Emilio inFrance at the time of an internship of Yoga. Because of their competencies, their investment and they're serious, I finally decided to leave to Peru in their shamanic doctor center."

    "What a stay! Of course for the yoga but also for the shamanic ceremonies. Each one among it making me discover capacities in me which I ignored. I was far from figuring out at which point with this plant Ayahuasca could be moving and healer. I also discovered the powerful of the songs and the music, sounds healers and supporting me for an in-depth work. Romulio and Emilio are musicians and singer of exception, their benevolence, their presence, their attention are of a rare quality. The Hamanwasi place is quiet and very well maintained and the food is also very good and healthy. A place to know absolutely for who is ready to do such a work."

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  • Review by Yelena Capparelli from New York USA
    10 out of 10

    "My girlfriend Dilya was staying from February 15 to march 1st, you have retreat and ayahuasca experience in Peru."

    "She was provided with the best service and attention. Definitely 10 stars rating. Highly recommend. Thank you all !!!!"

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Tarapoto, San Martin, Peru

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Arrival: Thursday December 14, 2017
Departure: Wednesday December 27, 2017

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