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10 Days The Nature of Yoga, Meditation, and Ayahuasca Retreat in Lamas, Peru


Spiritual Yoga Retreat Peru

  • 10 days with instruction
  • This retreat is a deeply integrated journey into the alchemy of yoga and plant spirit shamanism combining two ancient wisdom paths in a safe and focused way to access deep healing and transformation. This all-inclusive retreat includes 4 Ayahuasca ceremonies and daily yoga instruction. The practice will focus on exploring contemplation of nature and the elements, shamanic wisdom and yogic philosophy to weave together the retreat content with the jungle environment.


    • Daily yoga sessions
    • Nature contemplation practices
    • Meditation, pranayama, lectures & ritual sessions
    • 4 Ayahuasca ceremonies with Maestro Hegner & English speaking facilitators
    • Transfer from and to Tarapoto
    • Vegetarian / vegan meals
    • Floral plant bath
    • 9 nights' lodging

    Skill level

    • Beginner

    • Intermediate

    • Advanced

    Group sizes

    The maximum participants in the group is 10.


    • Instruction language: English
    • Spoken languages: Spanish, English
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    All guests will be accommodated in their own private casitas, with a single bed, hammock and mosquito net. These huts are designed for you to be safe and comfortable yet feel connected to the jungle.

    This retreat is all inclusive from the moment The Garden of Peace meets you in Tarapoto to the moment they drop you back. Transport to and from the retreat is provided as they are located in a remote location. They meet guests in the main town of Tarapoto which receives domestic flights from Lima.

    The entire 10-day retreat is based on site in the jungle with a clean river for swimming and walking trails for exploring between class and ceremony. The program will draw on elements of Hatha, Vinyasa, and Tantric Yoga with a strong focus on connections to the natural world as a source of meditation and insight.

    You will explore shamanic concepts from the Amazonian plant medicine tradition and look at the meeting points which occur within yogic philosophy. You will create space for innovation and creativity while remaining centered in our hearts and the guiding principles of Raja yoga.

    The schedule will vary depending on when you have Ayahuasca ceremony of which there will be 4 in the 12 days but the typical schedule should be like this:

    • Morning meditation
    • Tea
    • Morning yoga practice
    • Breakfast
    • Afternoon class
    • Juice
    • Evening meditation
    • Dinner
    • Lara Charlotte

      Lara is originally from New Zealand. She is the co-founder of the Garden of Peace and along with her team manages the overall operations of the center. She is a dedicated student of both shamanic plant medicine and yoga, ceremonial facilitator and enthusiastic cook who loves sharing the super foods of the jungle with her guests. Lara practices Reiki, Yoga, Pranic Healing and reads Tarot. She loves Hip Hop, Jazz, good food and all things mystical.

    • Khala Hawkens

      Khala is a certified Yoga teacher, Artist, and Teacher. Her tree house property adjacent to The Garden of Peace hosts individuals who need to stay a while longer after the retreat or who are engaged in artists residencies and personal contemplation. Khala is also studying plant spirit shamanism and works alongside the team to support guests in their process.

    • Hegner Paredes Melendez

      Hegner Paredes Melendez is a Master Ayahuasquero and Vegetalista from the Pucallpa region of Peru. Coming from a powerful lineage of healers he brings an immense depth of experience and a profound personal connection with the land, plants, and spirits. He has a particular affinity with Palos Fuertes (hardwood trees) and has spent many, many years in the solitary diet with these master teachers. His traditional, humble and heart-centered presence inspires deep respect and intense support for transformation within this wisdom path.

    The Garden of Peace is located in North West Peru. The closest major city is approximately 2 hours from The Garden of Peace and is called Tarapoto. In Tarapoto there is a domestic airport connecting with daily flights from Lima, Iquitos and other major Peruvian centres.

    • Massage
    • Reiki
    • Environmentally friendly

    All food will be provided. The food is vegetarian / vegan-friendly and in line with Ayahuasca and yogic principles. You will be served with two main meals a day and snacks including super food smoothies.

    The following meals are included:

    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    • Snacks
    • Drinks

    The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten Free
    • Yogic
    (If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation)
    • 9 nights' accommodation
    • All classes and ceremonies
    • All inclusive food
    • Transport to and from Tarapoto
    • A reservation requires a deposit of 50% of the total price.
    • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
    • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.

    Tarapoto, Peru

    The Garden of Peace is a humble healing center where the Andes meet the Amazon working with traditional master plant and ayahuasca shamanic diets in a safe and focused environment that also provides yoga and detox retreats.

    Speaks English

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    10 days / 9 nights


    Arrival: Monday June 25, 2018
    Departure: Wednesday July 4, 2018

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