JUNE SOLSTICE RETREAT Reply

A MAGICAL JOURNEY THROUGH THE
ANDES IN PERU

JUNE SOLSTICE – ANDEAN MASTER PATH
14 days / June 17th  to June 30th
Tour Price: US$ 3600 (Incl 05 meals)

This journey is a once in a lifetime experience and worthy to offer to yourself – a true gift to the Self in every way!

This is an inner journey in the footsteps of the Ancient Ones! An extraordinary occasion to participate in a trip of this nature!

The Andes is one of the greatest territories with cultural and spiritual centers currently on the planet. Imagine yourself breathing in the magical air of the Andean mountains as you journey through the many places of power that are thousands of years old, on one of the most sacred land on Earth.

Unlike other tours to Peru, this is a spiritual journey, not just a tour!

The Andean Master Path is the Wisdom Path of the ancestors – a union of the heart and mind. One of the best person to describe this and who will be sharing remarkable places with stories, ceremonies, meditations and more is master-teacher Mallku. We will visit sacred sites which have zealously been guarded for time immemorial.

As the doors to the dimensions of higher consciousness open, you experience more of who you are and the magnificence of your own authentic being. On this journey through Peru new strands of your INNER MEMORIES will be unlocked to further personal evolution, growth and insights with deeper awareness, wisdom and knowledge.

JUNE SOLSTICE TRIP – SOLAR INITIATIONS

Day 01. JUNE 17th: ARRIVE LIMA
Flight from home to Lima. Arrive Lima in the afternoon or in the night or very early next morning. Transfer to hotel for overnight, depending on your arrival time. Overnight Lima. The check-in at the hotel starts at 1pm, if you arrive earlier, please inform us.

Day 02. JUNE 18th: LIMA – CUSCO – CHINCHERO & SACRED VALLEY
Depart for our morning flight to Cusco. Reception and transportation to the Sacred Valley. On the way to our lodge we will stop at Chinchero and visit the amazing Earth Altar. Discover the Magic Hatun Chinkana of this initiatory center. This Waka or sacred place is as the Brain and with its vibration will permit to travel to the dimension of the soul, here we ask permission and participate in a ceremonial prayer for Mother Earth (Pachamama), safety in our travels, and our own personal wishes to enter to the magic Andes. We will spend the night in the Sacred Valley.

Day 03. JUNE 19th: SACRED VALLEY
In the morning we will explore the absolutely unique and ancient Inka center of Ollantaytambo, where the buildings still retain the original architecture of the Inkas. We will have an opportunity to enter into one of the homes and see how the people live in these ancient constructions. As we explore the vast temple complex adjacent to the village, we will engage in a meditation. Our climb to the top takes us to the Sun Temple, whose huge red porfire blocks were placed overlooking the fertile valley and the Willkamayu River. In the afternoon visit to Moray, a powerful Inka site with circular terraces that used to create exceptional conditions or micro climates that fostered domestication, acclimatization and hybridization of a wide array of wild vegetable species that were modified or adapted for human consumption. Here our Andean master guide will instruct us in walking exercises and a meditation with the energy of this amazing power spot.

Day 04. JUNE 20th: MACHU PIJCHU
In the morning we will have the train ride to the village of Aguas Calientes, arrival and after leaving the bags at the lodge we will visit the famed city of Machu Pijchu, named by Mallku as the Crystal City, the Rainbow City, the City of the Kondor and the Hummingbird, the City of Peace, and the City of Light. The legendary beauty of this magnificent city defies description. There are many trails and power sites to explore here, and we will have ample opportunity for ceremony to open to a deeper experience of the intrinsic magic of this amazing city and temples. Guided visit with esoteric insights on the various temples and power spots. Participate in inspiring spiritual ceremonies to enhance your connection with your divine self- a trans personal, transformational journey within. In the right time, we descend to the village of Aguas Calientes for over night.

Day 05: JUNE 21th: MACHU PIJCHU: “CRYSTAL CITY” – “CITY OF RAINBOWS”
Early in the morning we enter Machu Pijchu to take part in a ceremony for a deeper journey into the inner path to gain confidence in our souls and our unique purpose. Healing Ceremony in Machu Pijchu. Offerings to Pachamama and possible ascension trough the Inka trail to honor the “Apu”, the “spirit mountain”. Introspection and contemplation on the mysteries of this holy city. Machu Pijchu served as an initiatory center for higher learning. The sanctuary cover many square kilometers constructed of mortared terraces and connected by endless stairs carved from solid rock all around the mountains. Throughout the ages, the sheltered temple sights, geophysically conducive atmospheres were used for ritual and mind-altering experiences. Today it is a Historic National Sanctuary, protected by the Peruvian Government, that tries to conserve the geological formations and archaeological remains inside the Sanctuary, besides protecting its flora, fauna and landscape’s beauty. The whole park has an extension of 80,535 acres (32,592 hectares; 125.83 mile). We return to Cusco on an afternoon train and bus, overnight in the “navel of the world.”

Day 06. JUNE 22nd: TIPON – PISAQ
Morning visit Tipon, an ancient agricultural site with many terraces and an intricate irrigation system that runs along the Temple of the Water. Tipon, a place of great water fountains, is another one of the most important architectural complexes found in Cusco vicinity. This old site is located 23 km. Southeast of the Inka capital at a height of 3,600 meters above sea level; the highest area of the park is found at the pass of Ranraq’asa above 3,900 meters. It belongs to the district of Oropesa, province of Quispicanchis in Cusco. In the afternoon we will enjoy the ancient Inka town of Pisaq. The entire mountain behind the village is considered an archaeological treasure, and for good reason. We are bussed several miles up to the top, from where we can hike downhill past ancient sites and burial grounds along an amazing trail with breathtaking views. We arrive to the Inka temples and observatories, we have a ceremony, then continue to a place where our bus has driven to meet us during one of the most beautiful walks in this region. After our ritual according to the time conditions, we will return to Cusco for overnight.

Day 07: JUNE 23rd: AMARU MACHAY – Q’ENQO & SAQSAYWAMAN
Visit to Amaru Machay, the Cave of the Serpents. Guided ceremonies at this powerful location; continue to Q’enqo, the sacred place of the Puma. Our specialist guide will show to you the magic of the ancestors and the esoteric wisdom of the heavens where astronomy was the base to understand a practical life as a way of meditation. Q’enqo means labyrinth or zigzag. Located near Cusco, this temple was dedicated to Mother Earth as a unique center of initiations and for ceremonies. It has numerous ceremonial carvings, holes and canals cut into the rock. One of its features is a semi-natural underground chamber. Limestone formation intricately carved with depictions of mythical beings, as well as winding underground passageways and semicircular amphitheater. In the afternoon we visit Saqsaywaman, which is a huge, stunning site which holds the great house of the Sun, where the head of the Puma of Cusco resides. Its megalithic, zigzag stone walls were pieced together with amazing skill, drawing the Snake and other Andean symbols, like a lightening bolt across a great field. Saqsaywaman is located one kilometers from the city of Cusco, the immense walls of the complex made up of huge stones distributed in a zigzag pattern in three platforms. These platforms are connected by flights of stairs and doorways also in stone; one of these is 2ft tall and 15ft wide and weighs more than 100 tons. The largest stone block found in Saqsaywaman stands 27.88ft high and weighs 130 tons. Together with the city of Cusco, this monumental complex is one of the new seven wonders of the world. This huge construction was planned and built by Andean masters. The Inkas called it the House of the Sun. The construction, which is made up of three platforms one on top of the other, was one of the most important spiritual centers at the Andes. Inka Pachakuti and other spiritual leaders considered this place as the most important temple dedicated to the Sun, the Moon and the Stars. Over night in Cusco.

Day 08. JUNE 24th: FESTIVAL OF THE SUN IN CUSCO
In the morning we enjoy some of the choreographies related to the festivity of the Sun in Cusco city. PM visit the House of the Moon. Late in the afternoon ceremony with drums. Over night in Cusco.

Day 09. JUNE 25th: CUSCO – PUNO – LAKE TITIKAKA
Day trip by bus to Puno visiting sacred sites along the way as the magnificent Temple of Wiraqocha, a unique place to give a high vision of the abundance and qualifications to grow as human beings where spirit and body need to be in harmony; this temple was built by Inka Wiraqocha in homage to the Superior Invisible Being of Andean people: “Apu Kon Titi Wiraqocha”. There is a presently extinguished volcano “Kinsach’ata” and a great quantity of dried lava (volcanic rock) around the area.. The route will take us through mountains and valleys in a great contrast of landscapes and villages. We will arrive at our hotel in Puno in the late afternoon. Puno City is located in the Southeast corner of Peru, on the shores of the magnificent Lake Titikaka and only 126km from the frontier with Bolivia. At 3,850 m in altitude, Puno is a melting pot of Andean cultures including the Aimara from the South and Quechua from the North. This has earned Puno the title of ‘Folkloric Capital of Peru’ which it lives up to well with its huge number and variety of traditional fiestas, dances and music.

Day 10. JUNE 26th: AMANTANI ISLAND – THE CENTER OF LIGHT
This morning we cross the highest navigable lake in the world to the island of Amantani. The spirit of the island will led us in a Power Offering for Pachamama. Amantani Island is located 38 km from the city of Puno, 3,810 meters above sea level, 3,5 hours by motorboat. Amantani is a beautiful island with warm and hospital inhabitants. Its greatest attraction is based on the social, ethnic and archaeological aspects. Among its most important and well-known places are the temples of Pachatata and Pachamama dedicated to the cult of the Earth. From there on you can have an excellent panoramic view of the lake, as well as a view of the oriental mountain range and the Bolivian side with its mountain range. This night we share with the locals and stay in their homes.

Day 11. JUNE 27th: TEMPLES OF THE LIGHT – PUNO
Early in the morning we ascend to the temples of Pachatata and Pachamama where we present our offering to Pachamama and to life; these temples represent the evidence of the hight wisdom of the Andean ancestors and due to its isolation is still preserved even in our time, the scenery is gorgeous and experiment this island is one of the greatest memories. After some lunch we boat back to the continent and will have our transportation to Puno and have a free afternoon.

Day 12. JUNE 28th: POWER PLACES OF TITIKAKA
Today we discover the ancient AIMARA altars as we walk the sacred path on the Magical Serpent and explore the Ajayu Marka, a dimensional world with its doors. Continue to Charkas for a salutation to the spirit of Titikaka and at the end of the afternoon, meditation with the energy of Fertility to balance our own frequencies. In the right time return to Puno for overnight.

Day 13. JUNE 29th: PUNO – SILLUSTANI – LIMA
Morning visit to the Andean Taj Majal at Sillustani, another sacred site for our closing ritual and circle; Sillustani is an ancient burial ground near lake Titikaka. The tombs are built above the ground, and with deep symbolism. The ancient people in Peru believed in a Mother Earth that created and regulated life. When a person died, they arranged in the fetal position, just like they came into the world. The doors of the tombs face East, because that is where the Sun illuminates every day. In the right time transfer to the airport for our flight to Lima. If you are flying out that night, you will be taken directly to the international departure at the airport. If your flight is the next day, you will be transferred to your hotel in Lima for that night.

Day 14. JUNE 30th: LIMA – HOME
Transportation to the airport to your international flight home.

Solstice in the Andes – June 17 to June 30

TOUR FEES:
Our amazing tour includes all transportation within Peru, excellent hotel accommodations, entrance fees, some meals and specialist teacher-guides during the entire journey.
VISAS: Passport required. No visa needed for US citizens. No immunizations required.
*1st payment NON refundable in PAYPAL of US$ 700 or BANK DEPOSIT (ask for bank account)
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*2nd payment of US$ 1400 by Bank Deposit (ask for bank account).
*3rd payment we will indicate how to proceed.

Shared room fees, per person: (including $700 non-refundable deposit):
$3600 per person, shared room, if fully paid before March 15th.
$3690 per person, shared room, if fully paid before April 15th.
$3780, per person, shared room, if fully paid before May 15th.
$900 additional in single room.

TOUR FEE INCLUDES:
-All transportation within Peru and visits with entrance fees.
-Accommodation in 3-star hotels with daily breakfast.
-Company of special expert guides in Andean culture.
-Meditations, ceremonies and shamanic experiences.
-All services in private guidance for the group formed for this itinerary.
-05 meals along the trip.
-Domestic flights from LIMA/CUSCO & JULIACA/LIMA.
-Amazing rituals led by gifted Andean masters.

TOUR FEE DOES NOT INCLUDE:
-International flights neither its airport taxes.
-Meals beside the 05 announced.
-Tips.
-Personal expenses.
-Anything other not mentioned.

IMPORTANT NOTE:
The program might be modified if natural or political events will obligate, but we will do our best to follow the spirit of the original itinerary.

The Mountain Highlands (Cusco & Lake Titikaka) from April to November

This period is the dry season, with hot, dry days and cold. Dry nights, often hovering just above freezing, particularly in May to August. April-May & September-October are perhaps the best months with the countryside exceptionally lush, yet with superb views and fine weather. You’ll find the flowers in full bloom, the grass green and the streams full or you will see many fields where farmers are preparing the land for their crops.

The high tourist season is from June to August. Generally you’ll find Cusco to be a cosmopolitan city with tourists from all over the globe uniting on Machu Pijchu.

PARTICIPATE IN THIS JOURNEY NOW:
*By checking here and by typing my name here, and by doing the 1st payment for the amount of US$ 700 to reserve my place, I fully agree to the TOUR PARTICIPANT AGREEMENT

I am entirely responsible for my personal safety, health, and well-being during the journey. I hold the Tour Organizers harmless for anything that might happen to me or to my possessions on this Tour. I understand that no health insurance or travel insurance will be provided by the Tour organizers, and, if I wish to be insured, I have to do this myself. I have read and understand the foregoing Tour Participant.

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TOUR AGREEMENT (open link)

 

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